John Paul College News

Keep up to date with everything happening at John Paul College including events, excursions, camps, classroom updates and more. 

  • Principal's Desk - Thursday 8 December, Edition 19, Term 4

    Principal's Desk - Thursday 8 December, Edition 19, Term 4 Christmas Greetings We have recently entered the Catholic Church season of Advent. Advent is a time of reflection and preparation for the coming of Jesus at Christmas. It is a time when we look back as well as looking forward. We look back and to give thanks to God and to each other for all the blessings we have received this year. Read More
  • Year 7-9 students celebrated their final week of 2021 at Gumbuya World - Edition 19, Term 4

    Year 7-9 students celebrated their final week of 2021 at Gumbuya World - Edition 19, Term 4 As part of our Year 7 - 9s final week of the 2021 academic year, students were treated to a great day of fun, swimming and adventure at Gumbuya World! Read More
  • Middle School End of Year Assembly and Liturgy - Edition 19, Term 4

    Middle School End of Year Assembly and Liturgy - Edition 19, Term 4 Last Wednesday marked the end of the school year for our Middle School students. Students in Years 7-9 spent the day with their Pastoral and House Groups and concluded the day with an end of year Liturgy and Assembly. Read More
  • 2021 Reading Challenge - Edition 19, Term 4

    2021 Reading Challenge - Edition 19, Term 4 As we near the end of the academic school year, the 2021 John Paul College Reading Program has come to an end and the winners have been announced! There were 103, Year 7 and 8 Students, who read over 2000 pages and they received a Certificate of Achievement for their dedication to reading. Read More
  • Middle School Swimming Carnival - Edition 19, Term 4

    Middle School Swimming Carnival - Edition 19, Term 4 Last Monday, the sun came out of the clouds and shone through for our Middle School Swimming Carinval! Read More
  • End of Year Assembly and Liturgy - Edition 18, Term 4

    End of Year Assembly and Liturgy - Edition 18, Term 4 On Thursday, Senior Students and Staff gathered within the Kealy Centre for an end of Year Assembly and Liturgy. The 2022 Student Leaders commenced the Assembly with a prayer and Gospel reflection. Awards were provided to students who participated in the CBCA Shadow Judging competition and sports awards were presented to students who showed outstanding sportswomen and sportsmanship throughout the year.  Read More
  • It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas at JPC - Edition 18, Term 4

    It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas at JPC - Edition 18, Term 4 Advent is a time for reflection on how we prepare our hearts and homes for Christ’s birth.  Read More
  • 2022 Leadership Training - Edition 18, Term 4

    2022 Leadership Training - Edition 18, Term 4 On Wednesday 24 November, it was wonderful to have our College Leadership team for 2022 attend their first of a two day formation / leadership training days. Read More
  • Principal's Desk - Friday 26 November, Edition 18, Term 4

    Principal's Desk - Friday 26 November, Edition 18, Term 4 Awards Evening: A reminder that we have made the decision to hold our annual Awards Evening as a virtual event again this year. It is important to us to celebrate the achievements of our students in their learning during the year and, as we did last year, we will award certificates, prizes and celebrate these achievements virtually. Further information will be provided to award recipients and their families as details are finalised. Read More
  • Wellbeing for Learning - Edition 18, Term 4

    Thank you to everyone and……. Oh…….. what is Restorative Practice? As the year draws to a close I want to take this opportunity to thank the many people who have worked extremely hard this year to educate and care for the students of John Paul College. First and foremost, this is a thank you to the parents and guardians who have, in many cases, had to become tutors for our students. It highlights to me that “the relationship between home, school and community present endless possibilities and opportunities for the co-construction and transfer of skills and knowledge” (L DiPaolo: “Connecting and Relating: Schools as Core Social Centres.”) Read More
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