It’s 7.00 pm when the van rolls in. Already there is a crowd. On board is tea, coffee, Milo, cordial, packets of soup, Vienna buns, Danishes and loaves of bread.
Well done to our Middle School debating teams who have achieved a clean sweep in the Circuit Debating Competition. We are proud to announce that our Year 7, 8 and 9 teams have topped their table and are premiers in their respective divisions.
“At John Paul College, we are educating our students with the skills and mindsets for jobs of the future concentrating on “the worldwide trends that will shape tomorrow’s jobs…” by Mr Peter Foster, Headmaster.
It’s official – Genevieve LaCaze has PB fever! Genevieve last night recorded her 13th personal best time of the season and ran her heart out to qualify for her second final at the Rio Olympics – this time in the 5000m.
On Monday, we celebrated our Foundation Day. This is a special day when the entire school family has a chance to reflect not only the beginnings of the College and its founders, but also on the significant development since the College’s inception.
As part of the theme of Reconciliation, Kevin in Year 10 suggested that it might be appropriate for the John Paul College First XV Rugby Team to play a round dedicated to the indigenous people of Australia.
Each year National Reconciliation Week celebrates and builds on the respectful relationships shared by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and other Australians.
At our Headmaster’s Assembly on Wednesday, we were privileged to listen to Frazer and Sachem, two proud young Indigenous men who reflected on what National Reconciliation Week meant to them.
Dami Im – City of Logan Homecoming Celebration – Tuesday 31 May, 6.00AM – 9.00AM
Planning is well underway for the biggest welcome home party Logan has ever seen, as the city buzzes with excitement and pride following Dami Im’s second place at the Eurovision Song Contest.
Congratulations to John Paul College Alumnist, Keryn McMaster!
With a time of 4:37.94 sec in the 400m Individual Medley Final, Keryn has secured her place in the Australian Swim Team heading to the Rio 2016 Olympics.