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Video Newsletter - 8 December

Lawrence Kirby joins us to wrap the week & invite parents to help develop the profile of the new principal.

New Principal Consultation

The Board invites all parents & caregivers to have their say about the profile of the new principal.

Future-Focused Learning

Paraparaumu College will be using some new approaches to its curriculum in 2018. Find out more here.

Video Newsletter - 24 November

Paula Thomson from the Board of Trustees joins us to discuss the Board's plans for recruiting a new Principal.

BYOD - Chrome Books Available

Expressions of interest for Chrome Books through the Whakaaro Hou Trust are due by February 9, 2018.

Video Newsletter - 3 November

Ieremia & Gregor discuss the Sports Celebration & other highlights & give you all the Prize Giving details.

Video Newsletter - 27 October

We'll be posting another video newsletter on Friday afternoon. In the meantime, here's last week's.

Noel Leeming Deals for PC

Purchase goods at reduced prices from Noel Leeming between 30 October & 5 November & support PC.

House Performing Arts

The 2017 Inter-House Performing Arts competition was won by Maungakotukutuku.

Barbershop Nationals

Catch up on the great results of PC students from the Barbershop Nationals.

World Vision Leadership Award

The PC 40 Hour Famine team has been recognised by World Vision for their 'Outstanding Leadership'.

Cullen - Top of the World.

Cullen Tran of Year 9 won top place in the Education Perfect International Mathematics Championships.

That's Artstanding!

An amazing celebration of wearable art, dance, kapa haka & music. Check out the garments here.

Thanks Stubby!

All Blacks Sevens representative, Andrew Knewstubb, returned to PC to present his playing jersey to us.

PC on the Radio

Listen to Paraparaumu College students on Coast Access Radio's 'College Spot'.

'Fake News' Interrogated

Year 9's Great Learner Week, involved a focus on spotting and interrogating 'fake news'.

Join our staff team!

We are looking for a new Library Manager & a Property Maintenance & Workshop Assistant.

Careers Education

Check out the new Careers Education section of our website.

School is Open

The latest updates on the impact of flooding & earthquakes on Paraparaumu College.

2017 Head Students

Tessa Thomson and Ieremia Tuivaiti have been named Head Students for 2017.

Harris Wins Pride Award

Congratulations to Harris Sciascia, winner of the 2016 Pride Award for Leadership

School Holidays

Term 4 begins on Monday 10th October, but call in or call us if you need anything before then.

Measles Preparedness

There are cases of measles in the Wellington area. Please check your immunisation records and act now.

Jon Allan 1953 - 2016

Our tribute to longstanding Paraparaumu College staff member, Jon Allan.

Teacher-Led Innovation

Find out more about our $150000 grant from the Ministry to Education to work with Kenakena School.

Student Achievement

Check out this letter about Paraparaumu College's student achievement from the Secretary of Education.

Stage Challenge 2016

Thank you to our supporters and sponsors who helped us make Stage Challenge 2016 a huge success.

Live Reports

Click here for information about accessing live reports on your son's or daughter's progress this term.

Pink Shirt Day, 20 May

Friday is Pink Shirt Day. Thanks to Kapiti Hire for the free use of their candy floss machine.

'Wow Factor' Wows the Coast

The recent 'Wow Factor' Performing Arts tour was a wonderful celebration of Paraparaumu College talent.

Robotics Club Booming

More than 50 students are members of Paraparaumu College's Robotics Club.

Sports Coaching Courses

Take part in some high quality courses for sports coaches on Sunday 10th April at Paraparaumu College.

NZ Scholarship Success

Paraparaumu College students gained a total of 29 awards in 2015 NZ Scholarship, the best result in the College's history.

Secondhand Books Wanted!

If you have any books that you no longer require we will gladly take them off your hands for the PC Community Fair.

Prizegiving Sponsors

We would like to thank all our 2015 prizegiving sponsors for their generosity to all of our Year level Prizegivings. Your support is greatly appreciated.

Can You Donate Old Uniform?

If you have any items of uniform that you no longer require, please consider donating these back to the College.

Enrol now for 2016

We are still accepting enrolments for the 2016 school year for Years 9-13.

2015 Commencement of School

We welcome enrolments from throughout the Kapiti, Otaki and Porirua area as the College is no longer zoned

Form Teacher/Parent/Student Conferencing

Learning conferences will take place where all students and parents meet with the Form Teacher on this day. There will be no formal classes on this day.

Golfing Success

Check out our wonderful golfers Cooper Wattam, Fergus Aitken and Connor Levesque in the Kapiti Observer here

World Vision

Check out the World Vision video here of the village, Myeik, where our sponsored child Ko Ko lives.

Senior Prizegiving Photos

Check out the photos from the Prizegiving ceremonies courtesy of Jack Penman Photography here.

F1 Film Night

A great selection of photos from the F1 Film night held on Thursday 20th November

Uniform Shop Appointments

Please click here and enter code 8MU2T to make an appointment during November for the purchase of uniform for 2015.

MoreFM Guest DJ

This is your chance to be a guest DJ with the Ray Heron Breakfast Show every Friday on MoreFM.

Study Tips & Tricks

Check out the Youtube clip here of study tips and tricks for the NCEA examinations featuring Paraparaumu College Year 11 student Eva Elliott

Kapiti Coast Shout Out Youth Awards

The Kāpiti Coast Shout Out Awards publicly recognise the diverse leadership and innovation shown by young people on the Kāpiti Coast.

Wellington U15 Boys Hockey National Title

Congratulations to Jamal Crawford-Spellacey and Jack Rider, as members of the Wellington U15 Hockey team that took out the national title in Wellington.

Pasifika Evening Thursday 16 October

A Pasifika evening is being held on Thursday 16 October commencing at 6 pm in the College Pavilion for families with a Pacific connection.

Thursday Indoor Netball

Action Indoor Sports is starting up a College Netball league for 14-18 year olds, catering to all skill levels from social to competitive.