School honours pupils’ achievements

Monday December 18, 2017 Written by Published in Education
“Miss Philippines,” Juliet Shedden and “Miss Spain,” Tiare Shedden went all out to fi t with the theme “diff erent cultures” at parents’ night. 17121509 “Miss Philippines,” Juliet Shedden and “Miss Spain,” Tiare Shedden went all out to fi t with the theme “diff erent cultures” at parents’ night. 17121509

Saint Joseph Primary School held their annual parent’s night and prizegiving to recognise the achievements of Grade 6 students who have shown pleasing results this year.

 

Principal Kathleen George-Nubono said it was the school’s vision to enrich each child’s learning journey.

“We have done our very best to ensure that all of our children hold a positive view of themselves and are ready to approach the future with self-confidence,” she said.

George-Nubono also acknowledged all the parents who worked hard at home, encouraging and supporting their children.

School students gathered at the St Joseph’s Hall on Monday night dressed up in themed costumes from different cultures around the world, and many parents and family members came along to show their support and commitment to their children’s education.

“They also deserved to be praised,” George-Nubono said.

Grade 6 students Terrisa Piri, Nau Lemaire, and Dominque Putere received the Good Citizen award.

The award recognises the outstanding effort and contribution students have made towards carrying out their responsibilities as prefects and keeping the school environment “clean and green”.

Special Awards:

Outstanding student in Religion - Tereapii Akavi, top student in Numeracy            - Anzac Tapaitau, Literacy - Chiann Naslund, outstanding student in Maori - George Papali’I, ICT - Patrick Aranjuiz, Sportsman of the Year - Elijah Louis Gukisuva, Sportswoman of the Year - Felisitas Fonorito, most outstanding school attendance for 2017 - Jacob Aberahama, most diligent student of the year – Fritzjordan, overall student of the academic year - Anzac Tapaitau (school dux for 2017).

This week schools across the island finished the final term for the year and will be taking a six week break over the Christmas holidays.

The new school year will begin towards the end of January next year.

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