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Year 12 Retreats

Tuesday, October 15th, 2019 in News

Year 12 Retreats will take place Monday 21 October and Tuesday 22 October. We are very fortunate that Fr Carl Telford, resident priest at the Tyburn Monastery and Isaac Fransen who is training to be a priest have agreed to facilitate the Year 12 Retreats at the Tyburn Monastery at Ngakuru.  There will be buses…

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Staff Vacancies

Friday, September 27th, 2019 in News

Learning Support Coordinator roles The John Paul College Board of Trustees is seeking two highly capable Learning Support Coordinators. These are permanent, full time positions. One position will be based at John Paul College Rotorua. The preferred candidate for this position will have recent and successful experience working within secondary school settings. The second position…

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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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