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Chess Week

Chess helps human being to practice different methods of thinking. It also produces an improvement in our children’s school achievements.
 IT Department organized the 2nd Chess Tournament between November 14 and November 25. Different from preceding tournaments this year, we used chess clock for the games. Students practiced an exciting phase of thier chess experience with chess clock.

Cultural Diversity Day

The Cultural Diversity Day took place on the 24th of September, 2011. It was an event organized by the school and coordinated by the PD Department. The theme for this year was ‘Paying Homage to Our Cultural Heritage’. There were three main activities on the day of the event; the Cultural DancesMr. and Ms Culture Quest, and The International Food Stall.

Australian Mathematics Competition

This event was introduced in Australia in 1978 as the first Competition in Australian Schools. In this time it has served almost all Australian secondary schools, providing feedback and enrichment to schools and students. It has become the largest single event on the Australian Education Calendar, allowing students to attempt the same tasks, on the same day in about 40 countries. It has become a truly international event, with countries throughout the Pacific and South East Asia, and some from even further afield taking part.

Information Technology Week

Paradise High School has hosted one the most enjoyable events of the year named Information Technology Week. It was the most memorable week of the year for many students. There were four different activities. The participation of the students was awesome. The activities were:

 

Typing Competition

 In this activity, students used Typing Master to compete. We collected their two scores. Winner of the activity was Ma'aldi Turkaul from grade 9 who scored 3590 pts.

Winners and Prizes:

Tapa Writing Competition

Tapa Pacific Publishing in conjunction with the Harvey Family Trust, the National Library of PNG and the Department of Education Curriculum Division organized a writing competition in August. The writing competition aimed at discovering and promoting writing talents in Papua New Guinea and prizes were awarded in three categories;
1. JUNIOR WRITERS (Primary students – Aged 8 – 13)

Mathletics Puzzle Contest

Mathletics is a puzzle contest which is organized by Paradise High School Mathematics Department. It is an international contest which is organized in PNG, Myanmar, Maldives and Laos. There are 3 levels in the contest. Upper Primary Level is for grade 7 and 8 students, Lower Secondary is for grade 9 and 10 and Upper Secondary is for grade 11 and 12 students. For each category, there are 20 questions with different points according to the level of difficulty. The questions are prepared in cooperation with the teachers of the Mathematics Department of the sister school in Myanmar.

Speech Contest

The Speech Contest is an Annual Event tasked by the English Department at PNG Paradise High School. This year 2011 the event was set for September 2. A committee comprising of Mathematics and English Department was formed purposely to coordinate the distribution and follow up of the invitation letters for the two major events – Mathletics for Mathematics Department and Speech Contest for English Department.  Twenty two schools were invited for the Speech Contest, but only eleven schools participated.

International Turkish Olympiad

International Turkish Olympiad is the largest language Olympiad in the world. Seven hundred and fifty students from one hundred and twenty countries participated in the Olympiad last year. Students compete in different categories such as singing, reciting poem, drawing, special talent, cultural dance, and etc. Students have a unique opportunity to promote their countries and cultures, make lots of international friends and experience extra-ordinary hospitality and beauty of Turkey as a country and its people for two weeks.

Pixel Puzzle

Information Technology Department of Paradise High School organizes one of the most promising design contest named ‘Pixel Puzzle Digital Contest’ annually. Pixel Puzzle offers an opportunity to the students at different level to illustrate the kind of creativity that students bring to the planning and design process. The disciplinary solution requires students to follow a planning process from the start to completion of the project, with thorough documentation. In addition, it provides all students the chance to reveal their inner talent on designing.  

Science Boat

As the going gets tough, the tough gets going’
 Registration:
Competition open to all levels but just seven groups registered. These groups include; Billy and Falon from 12H, Michael and Shane from 12S, Crystal, Olivia and Sylvania from 11S, Angeline and Andy from 11S, Samuel and Damien from 11H, Mark and Joshua from 9 and Emily, Erobes, Abigail also from 9.
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