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On the 8th of May, Paradise High School held the 8th Annual Inter-school Speech Competition at the open stage. The schools that have participated are; Jubilee Catholic Secondary, St Charles Lwanga Secondary, Port Moresby International (POMIS),        St Joseph’s International Catholic College, Kopkop College, Sogeri National High, Koiari Park Adventist High, Gerehu Secondary and De La Salle Secondary. The judges for this event were Mr. Elias Kawas from UPNG, Mr. Joe Harry from IBS, Ms. Jemimah Nui from NAUFM and Ishmael Paul from IBS.

International Festival of Language & Culture

The International Festival of Language & Culture is an annual event that began in 2002. It started with a few countries participating, but as the years went by more than 100 countries took part.

Netball Tournament

NETBALL TOURNAMENT On the 2nd of June, the Physical Education Department organised a netball tournament amongst the Upper Primary and the Lower Secondary students. The competition took place within the school ground, during lunch breaks for a week. The game was made up of four teams from Grades 8, 9, 10 and 11 girls. The game of Netball is made up of 7 players, each one of the seven players play an important role in the game. It was a tough call for all the competitors due to the fact that all the girls who played were skilled their own way.

International Football Tournament

Paradise High School just recently welcomed back a team of U14 boys who took part in an international football tournament in Thailand. The team from PNG left on Wednesday, June 3rd and arrived in Thailand the next day. There were 11 countries who took part in the tournament with PNG being one of them. The team comprised of Jacob Benga (Captain), Ishmael Onglo, Lionel Tapako, Watson Koi, Thorbjorn Pohu, Ted Walizopa and Jerrol Lee. The 3 days tournament kicked off on Friday with the boys playing against Thailand team A at the Chulalongkorn University stadium.

Annis Essay Contest 2015

The Anis Competition is a school-organised writing competition, which began in 2013. It is a story writing competition in which students are expected to use creativity, imagination and many other relevant skills. It is an assessment task, thus, it is compulsory for everyone in the school.
This year the prompt was: ‘There is light at the end of the tunnel.’ Tell us your story.
There were three (3) different levels: the primary school (gr 6 -8), the lower secondary (gr9-10) and the upper secondary (gr 11 – 12).

Math Week 2015

Maths Week was an eventful week held with games and competitions.  These activities had greatly helped the students of Paradise High School probe their Mathematical ability  and critical thinking skills.  Many of the students participated and tried their best in the different activities; however,in the most enjoyable way.
The set of competitions were the following:  PI Competition, Number Drawing Competition, Numeracy Wizard, Paper Plane Throwing Competition, Jenga Competition, Bingo Competition, Domino Competition and Reverse Competition.

General Knowledge Competition

On the 8th week of the fourth term, the Social Science Department conducted the general knowledge competition headed by the quiz coordinator Mrs. Logea Derrick, which went on the whole week. The competition was set up to allow students to revise and evaluate what they have learnt in the different subjects in an exciting manner. It also kept the students mind keen and sharp since it’s almost towards the end of the school academic year. It was a good avenue for students to do a thorough revision of what they have truly grasped from their lessons and find out how well they remember.

Turkish Language Week

Our school recently held Turkish Language Week celebration for the school year 2014.  It was a week-long event filled with variety of activities such as spelling bee, song performances, tongue twisters, knowledge competition and puzzle galore.

The main objective of the Turkish week is to enhance students’ ability and skills of the Turkish Language conventions.  The series of activities was open to the whole students’ populace.

Talent Show

The talent show is an event held by the school every two years. It is an extra-curricular activity, aimed to allow students to confidently display their talents.  Moreover, this activity provides a favorable condition for students to work cooperatively with other students from different grades level. Together they showcase their hidden ability through singing, dances, drama, and other skills which requires mental processes.

Distribution Of Meat

Paradise High School strives for helping people in need in various ways. We contacted Kimse Yok Mu Aid and Solidarity Association from Turkey to help us in funding distribution of meat to people in the settlements. They responded positively. We prepared 250 bags which contain 3-4 kg of meat and distributed 100 bags in Baruni Settlement and contributed 30 bags to the Anglicare Hospital and 136 bags to the different communities. In total, more than 250 families benefited from the contribution.


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