John Paul College News

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  • Wellbeing for Learning - Edition 15, Term 4

    Wellbeing for Learning - Edition 15, Term 4 During these challenging times, the importance of a collaborative approach to wellbeing and learning has never been more evident. As a College, we believe that sharing knowledge with parents facilitates this collaboration. Read More
  • Principal's Desk - Friday 15 October, Edition 15, Term 4

    Principal's Desk - Friday 15 October, Edition 15, Term 4 Return to School Timelines: As previously communicated, we are delighted that from Tuesday, 26 October, subject to current DHS advice and appropriate safety measures being in place, we are having Year 7 to 11 students returning to school according to the following timeline: Read More
  • Updated Information Regarding Immunisations - Edition 15, Term 4

    Updated Information Regarding Immunisations - Edition 15, Term 4 Parents/ carers of Year 7 and 10 students, due to the current lockdown situation, Frankston City Council are no longer able to offer immunisations sessions at JPC. Instead they are offering sessions at Lyrebird Community Centre, Carrum Downs. Read More
  • School Advisory Council Expressions of Interest

    School Advisory Council Expressions of Interest At the request of Melbourne Archdiocese Catholic Schools Ltd (MACS) board, our governing body, John Paul College is establishing a School Advisory Council to support the Principal and leadership team of the school. Read More
  • Principal's Desk - Thursday 16 September - Edition 14, Term 3

    Principal's Desk - Thursday 16 September - Edition 14, Term 3 End of Term As we reach the final days of Term 3, it is timely to reflect upon the achievements and challenges arising from the past 10 weeks of the term. From a personal perspective, this term seems to have passed very quickly. I can scarcely believe that we are three quarters through the year. Read More
  • Wellbeing Day - Edition 13, Term 3

    Wellbeing Day - Edition 13, Term 3 On Friday 20 August, our students and staff spent the day focussing on their individual wellbeing and mental health. We hope our community took this time to recharge the batteries in whatever way is most effective so we can approach the next phase of Remote Learning, refreshed and motivated. Read More
  • Congratulations to out Tournament of the Minds teams - Edition 13, Term 3

    Congratulations to out Tournament of the Minds teams - Edition 13, Term 3 Our Year 8 and Year 9 Tournament of Minds (TOM) teams have been working hard during Remote Learning on their Language Literature and Social Science challenges respectively. They have been resilient in coming up with their props and costumes individually at home and this is a testament to their drive to address the criteria of the challenges. The students have had to put in extra work and time to do this, in addition to keeping up with the school commitments. TOM Judging Day was held on Saturday 29 August and … the results are in! Read More
  • Principal's Desk - Thursday 2 September - Edition 13, Term 3

    Principal's Desk - Thursday 2 September - Edition 13, Term 3 Continuation of Remote Learning As families will be aware from this week’s announcements, there will be a continuation of Remote Learning in metropolitan Melbourne schools until the end of term. Whilst this is not the news students, staff and families were seeking, we will continue to do our best to support students in their wellbeing and their learning with our online classes and support. Read More
  • Father’s Day Reflection and Prayer - Edition 13, Term 3

    Father’s Day Reflection and Prayer - Edition 13, Term 3 Happy Father’s Day to fathers, grandfathers, and stepfathers! This celebration gives us reason to pause, to pray for, and to reflect on our Fathers whom we honour. On this Father’s Day, we celebrate, congratulate, and pray for the men who continue to reflect the Divine qualities of fatherhood as they lovingly establish, nourish, and maintain their families. Fathers are a blessing, and we thank them for blessing us with lives of dedication, endurance, and love. Read More
  • Winners to the JPC ‘Nailed It’ competition

    Winners to the JPC ‘Nailed It’ competition Drum roll …… the Winners to the JPC ‘Nailed It’ competition have been awarded. The College commends each and every student and staff member who participated in the competition. A total of 65 entries were submitted, it was wonderful to see our community getting creative in the kitchen and showing off their baking skills or lack of. Read More
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