Education

Two schools in Rarotonga got to experience a high-energy concert on Friday.

Students look to the stars

Monday June 25, 2018

The Cook Islands Voyaging Society (CIVS) is hopeful that pupils who attended a special presentation which ran over the course of last week have been inspired to become the next generation of traditional voyagers.

Following on from a CINews story raising health concerns about the newly constructed Apii Nikao, the Ministry of Education has said the building was “safe, secure and ready for use” upon its official opening in April, even as the secretary of the school’s parent-teacher association suggests that wasn’t the case.

What could be better than helping to keep the environment clean, creating some beautiful art and getting covered head to toe in colourful paint at the same time?

Schools that participated in the Pink Shirt Day creative arts competition were rewarded with prizes from organiser’s Rotaract Rarotonga on Wednesday.

The health of students at Apii Nikao has apparently deteriorated since moving into their newly-constructed classrooms, the parents of some pupils say.

Year 11 students from Nukutere College took part in an all-day training course on disaster management last Friday

Term 2 at Takitumu Primary is focused on preparing for the annual Highland Paradise cultural competition to be held in the last week of school.

Apii Rutaki received over $5000 worth of stationery and school supplies from the Australian High Commission on Friday.

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