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The International Festival of Language and Culture (IFLC) is a big annual international event that takes place in different parts of the world. The IFLC in India took place from the 1st of May to the 3rd, with over 160 countries taking part. To represent our island nation in India was our very own Turkish teacher Mr. Aslan who had accompanied the young talent , Mr. Dago Geno. Dago Geno is a student from June Valley. He sang a song itled Labana in the Moutuan dialect by AK-47. When the PHS Writers team asked Mr.


IFLC (International Festival of Language and Culture) is an annual event that is organized in forty countries with the participation of two thousand students from one hundred and forty-five countries. The festival is the showcase of different cultures and languages. It promotes unity and harmony between the races, religions and cultures by using the universal language; music and folk dances.


On Tuesday the 22nd of March of week 8, there was a student free day in order to hold the Parent-Teacher Conference (PTC) in school. The main purpose of this meeting is basically for the teachers to give the parents a “heads-up” or “update” on their child’s academic performance as well as behaviour for the past few weeks.


PHS conducted the Parent Orientation in week two on Thursday, 11th of February, 2016.

What is PHS Parent Orientation?


On the 30th of April 2016, a 40-feet container full of donations had arrived on PNG Paradise High School grounds.  This container containing items such as clothes, toys, books, shoes, houseware, etc. were donated by the Australian Relief Organization (ARO), a charity organization based in Sydney and Melbourne. The purpose of the donation is to help the under privileged people in the settlement areas of POM in coordination with Paradise High School.


The annual Anis Writing Competition took place in term one at the same time it is a requirement as an assignment in Language classes. The writing competition was first held in 2013 and was basically created for students to write stories using their imagination and creativity, help students develop and build on their writing skills, and mainly help students prepare for the written expression examinations when they reach year 8, 10 and 12.

Summer School

Summer School is a new concept in PNG.60% of the questions in Grade 12 National Exam comes from the Grade 11 syllabus. Therefore, it has a great importance to have a strong foundation in Grade 11 in order to obtain better results in the National Exam. During the Summer School, we have covered the syllabus of General Mathematics, Advanced Mathematics, Language & Literature, History, Economics, Geography, Chemistry and Biology in 6 weeks from December 14th, 2015 to January 22nd, 2016.


On the 3rd of July, Paradise High School held its bi-annual, ‘Cultural Festival Show’ displaying the many dances and traditional music in PNG. Our school had the opportunity to showcase the pride of a diverse historical culture. Papua New Guinea is home to many languages and belief; the cultural show displayed 15 different dances from around Papua New Guinea. The presentation was usually a competition thus all the presenters had spent some time seriously in preparation to this most awaited event.


On the 4th of September 2015 Paradise high school held its annual athletics carnival at the Korobosea international School Soccer Field.  The aim of the athletics carnival was to promote cooperation, team work and friendship among the PHS students. These values are necessary and can only be developed socially through a positive social benefit through sports participation.

Spelling Bee Competition

Paradise High School held its annual intra-school Spelling Bee Competition on the 21st of May 2015. The competition for primary and secondary were held at the open stage but at different times. The primary’s competition was held during the 4th and 5th period where as the secondary’s competition was held during the 7th and 8th period.


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