Thursday, October 19th, 2017 in News
If your son/daughter is returning to John Paul College to complete Year 13 next year the students have a year level camp, which all students are encouraged to attend. The camp has many purposes, but the main one is to prepare the students and set the tone for what is an important and busy year. Please read…
Tuesday, July 4th, 2017 in News
Scholarships, grants and awards are a great way of funding your tertiary education. Go here for information about what’s out there and how to get it, along with some links to get you started, including the latest scholarships available.
Monday, June 26th, 2017 in News
RoboCup Junior New Zealand is a national robotics competition for school students. Its point of difference from many other competitions is that the robotic platform is not specified. This year the competition was held at Hillcrest High School, Hamilton. Under the tutelage of IT teacher Mrs Marisol Bite, both JPC teams gained first place and qualify for the…
Thursday, June 8th, 2017 in News
John Paul College head boy Gus Dube wowed the judges at the recent national Shakespeare competition, being singled out for his role as Henry V. Gallery It was a great honour for the school to again be chosen to open the 2017 University of Otago Sheilah Winn National Festival of Shakespeare in secondary schools with a…
Thursday, May 11th, 2017 in News
The Panel of Education Experts has selected our entry for John Paul College as a finalist in the 2017 Prime Minister’s Education Excellence Awards. Our entry has been selected in the following category: Excellence in Engaging – Atahāpara Award. Our application was for the 2016 Year 7 Science Case study. There are only 10 finalists selected from 142…
Monday, February 20th, 2017 in Featured
Read about two 2016 Year 13 JPC students, Melkorka Leggett-Hilmarsdottir and Tacy Aichison, who are working in Australia as part of the Share the Mission programme. We have Claudia Jones and Indianna Scuderi, two Australian Share the Mission volunteers, here at JPC for all of 2017.