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ANCHOR AIMSgames

Thursday, September 19th, 2019 in News

The Anchor AIMS Games is a sporting championship which gives Year 7 & 8 students an opportunity to compete as individuals or in a team against the best of their age in 23 different sports. This year the AIMS Games were held from the 9 th – 13th September. John Paul College had over 70…

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Big Sports News

Thursday, September 12th, 2019 in News

We had 8 students in the top 30 yesterday. Flossy Smith, Mathieu Colombe, Nathan Clapperton, Lucia Farrias cravea, Vaine Lerome-mills, Maiah Ngawhika, Patrick Konyves, Julian Hayne. 5 have got through to the top 15 Semifinals today. Flossy, Nathan, Mathieu, Vaine and Lucia. If you see these students please congratulate them and wish them luck.Finals tomorrow….

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ROTOMATHS COMPETITION

Tuesday, September 10th, 2019 in News

The annual Rotomaths competition was held at the Rotorua Girls High School Arena last Tuesday, September 3. This year, we had 6 dedicated teams of year 7’s and 8’s. These students practiced steadily throughout Term 3 during lunchtimes and the results paid off. The competition was tough, nonetheless, 5 of our 6 teams placed in…

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MATARIKI CELEBRATIONS 2019

Monday, September 2nd, 2019 in News

Students attended Matariki Celebrations (Maori New Year) held at Te Puia.  Students participated in a unique learning experience, including a welcome, shared stories from a guest speaker, cooking sweet corn and eggs using the natural cooking pool, weaving and Maori past time games. Students viewed live demonstrations of Ta Moko and learnt about the designs and techniques…

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Chanel Shield 2019

Monday, August 19th, 2019 in News

This year’s annual  Inter-Catholic College Cultural competition Chanel Shield took place on August 16th and 17th at St John’s College in Hamilton. The competition consisted of speeches, Bible reading, debating, drama and a quiz, which this year focused on the Gospel of John. John Paul College had a team of fifteen students, Leo Schweizer, Skye…

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High standard at Rotary Club’s speech competition for students in Rotorua

Friday, August 16th, 2019 in News

There was a high standard of competition as students from Rotorua high schools presented their speeches around an interesting topic. The 54th Annual Secondary Schools Speech Competition, organised by the Rotary Club of Rotorua, was held at the Rydges Hotel on Monday evening. As is the tradition, the topic was set by the immediate past…

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