“To empower a woman is to empower a nation” (UN Women’s Day National Committee Australia).
This powerful quote formed the welcome address by Year 11 student, Abinaya Balaji at John Paul College’s inaugural Year 11 “Girls in Leadership” International Women’s Day breakfast.
Congratulations to Year 11 student Sarah-Cait Kirkland, who today, was awarded the position of Yalari Captain for her achievements at school and also within our John Paul College Boarding: Fenton Village.
On Sunday, over 50 JPC staff and students once again took part in the RACQ International Women’s Day Fun Run.
Congratulations to our Year 6 students who were inducted as student leaders for 2017 on Friday.
As part of Health and Physical Education (HPE) Week this year, JPC staff will be putting it all on the line by challenging those students brave enough to answer the call. It’s teachers vs students commencing on 6 March, 2017.
Some were quite petite, while others were almost bigger than their owners. Many showed signs of having enjoyed way too many cuddles. There was no denying the love for their special furry friends when our Prep students invited their favourite teddy bear to school for the annual and much-loved Teddy Bears’ Picnic today.
2016 graduate Jessemin (Jesse) Firman has been recognised as one of Queensland’s most outstanding students.
Burke house has taken out the annual Interhouse Swimming Carnival held at the Brisbane Aquatic Centre last Friday.