Posts Tagged ‘John Paul College’

John Paul College art students exhibiting works to raise money for Rotorua Hospital Chaplaincy team

Thursday, September 29th, 2022

John Paul College art students are excited to have their hard work displayed in an exhibition, and are even more thrilled that money raised from sales will help the Rotorua Hospital Chaplaincy team. The exhibition will run from Tuesday, September 27 to Saturday, October 1 at Third Place Cafe on Lake Rd. Claire Worrall, Head Read more

John Paul College principal disciplines student fighters

Thursday, July 1st, 2021

Rotorua’s John Paul College principal says the school is taking action after a video emerged of a fight between some of his students. The fighters included both girls and boys. Principal Patrick Walsh says John Paul College takes fighting seriously and is now in the process of disciplining the students involved. “The students have been Read more

False or incorrect allegations of racism, bullying and elitism at John Paul College

Monday, June 28th, 2021
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An independent review says allegations of racism, bullying and elitism at Rotorua’s John Paul College are “false or incorrect”. Earlier this year the college’s board of trustees ordered an independent investigation “by its own choice”. The Bishop of Hamilton, Stephen Lowe, told the board he had received a complaint via email regarding alleged “systemic racism” Read more

Rotorua’s John Paul College orders independent investigation after racism allegations

Monday, April 19th, 2021

Rotorua’s John Paul College has ordered an independent investigation following a complaint alleging racism, bullying and elitism at the school. The Board of Trustees and principal ordered the review after the Bishop of Hamilton, Stephen Lowe, received a complaint via email regarding alleged “systemic racism” resulting in Māori whānau either withdrawing or choosing not to Read more

Close win for John Paul College at the Chanel Shield

Thursday, September 14th, 2017

Students from John Paul College were surprised and delighted to win the annual inter-school Catholic Cultural Competition, the Chanel Shield, by one point. The team of 15 students competed in a variety of speeches, Bible reading, drama and debating, at Aquinas College, Tauranga, last month. The competition concluded with a quiz based on the gospel Read more

John Paul College students create award winning video

Thursday, May 11th, 2017

Eamon Walsh, David Harrison and Joshua Richardson are students at John Paul College in Rotorua. Their video won the top prize in the Film, 15-18 years category in the 2016 Young Reporters for the Environment awards. Have a look at the video

Rotorua Boys’ head says sorry for attack on John Paul College students

Tuesday, August 28th, 2012

The head of Rotorua Boys’ High School has apologised for an attack outside John Paul College involving his students. Boys’ High principal Chris Grinter has also warned his students about their use of Facebook after comments posted on the social networking site sparked the fight outside the Catholic school. Students from Boys’ High were thought Read more

John Paul College tops NCEA Averages

Tuesday, April 10th, 2012

John Paul College and Reporoa College are the only schools in the Rotorua area to have beaten the national average for NCEA achievement at every year Level.

The National Certificate of Educational Achievement 2011 statistics were recently released by the New Zealand Qualifications Association, revealing the pass rates for Rotorua high schools.John Paul College

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