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Pōhiri for our new Tumuaki/Principal Mr Justin Harper.

Wednesday, July 27th, 2022 in News

Monday this week was a very significant day for our Kura with our Pōhiri for our new Tumuaki/Principal Mr Justin Harper. To view the Pōhiri follow this link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_jBf1SA9tAg Welcome to Te Kura o Hoani Pāora Mr Harper!

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Tickets on sale for our Senior Drama Production ‘Almost Maine’

Tuesday, July 5th, 2022 in News

The John Paul College senior drama class presents ‘Almost, Maine’ – a Romantic Comedy, written by JohnCariani and directed by Gabrielle Thurston. A compilation of nine scenes explores different couples in the remote, strange almost-town called Almost, Maine.Tickets will be available from the uniform shop website, $10 for Students and $20 for Adults. Performances will…

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Pōhiri for Principal Justin Harper to be livestreamed.

Tuesday, July 5th, 2022 in News

We look forward to welcoming Mr Harper as our new Principal on 25 July. The pōhiri will be livestreamed from 12pm. The link will be sent on Monday 25th. Due to the numbers attending the pōhiri and the limited space in the ERC we are requesting that all Year 11 students have a study day…

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Teacher Only Day Friday 8th July

Tuesday, July 5th, 2022 in News

Kia ora koutou,I wish to advise that JPC will be closed for instruction on Friday 8th July 2022.We have a significant number of teachers and support staff absent, related to Covid 19 and influenza. It is increasingly difficult, even with support of relief teachers, to cover classes. If you have a child who is not…

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Chess Success!

Monday, June 27th, 2022 in News

The JPC Chess Club has been meeting after school on Mondays, with new coach, Mr. NickGentle. Students also play during lunchtimes, for coaching and practice for this year’snationals, which are in Rotorua.The Intermediate Team (yr 7 and 8) has competed in two regional interschool competitionsand has won them both, with several strong individual performances highlighting…

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Mr. Walsh recognised in Queen’s Birthday Honours List.

Tuesday, June 7th, 2022 in News

Congratulations to Patrick Walsh on being recognised in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List. Patrick has been honoured with MNZM – Members of the New Zealand Order of Merit – For services to education. This honour is richly deserved for his many years of service and dedication, and is a testament to Patrick and his family….

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