Kaila

School inducts six new student leaders

SIX students were badged prefects of the Fiji School for the Blind in Vatuwaqa last week. European Union Pacific delegation ambassador Sujiro Seam and his wife, Jane Seam, officiated at the ceremony with Jenny Seeto....

Double appointment for Waqaliva

SETOKI Naceta Waqaliva was honoured with a double appointment as both head boy of Marist Brothers High School (MBHS) and head boarder of Ratu Mara Hostel at last week’s prefects induction ceremony at Lambert Hall. Born and raised in Nawaka, Nadi, he said he never dreamt he would one day lead students of a school...

Kumar: Let your actions speak

NEWLY-inducted prefects of Baulevu High School in Nausori have been urged to let their actions speak louder than their words during their time as young leaders of their school. “Your actions determine you as a leader,” Minister for Youth and Sports Parveen Kumar told students during an induction ceremony. “You may say all the right...

BMS sets focus on long distance events

Ballantine Memorial School is focusing on its long distance runners to bring them medals at the Suva zone one competition. The competition will be held on March 17. Today the school held its inter-house with Lami High School at the ANZ Stadium in Suva. Sports co-ordinator Bereta Laqere said she was happy to see the...

Lami students get athletics treat

Lami High School used today’s combined inter-house with Ballentine Memorial School as a way of treating its students. Principal James Faiyaz says the inter-house today gave him the opportunity to see the hidden talent the school has. He said they were looking forward to compete in the Suva Zone one competition and senior racer Taitusi...

1st March

‘Balance school, sports, net time’

PARENTS have been urged to ensure their children are balancing their time spent on their school work, sporting activities and social media. While in Ba last week, Minister for Education Rosy Akbar said studies should be a priority for children especially in the age of social media and technology. “The amount of time on social...

Naitasiri athletes struggle for form

NAITASIRI Secondary School is wasting no time as it gears up for the Fiji Secondary Schools’ Nasinu, Naitasiri, Nausori (Triple N) athletics competition. NSS coach Samuela Railoa said they were using all necessary resources to help his squad in good shape before the competition. “It is tough coming all the way from Naitasiri to take...

25th February

97 prefects important pillars for school, says Kaitoga

ASSEMBLIES Of God Primary School recently inducted 25 class prefects, 30 junior prefects and 36 senior prefects with four deputies and two heads of school. While officiating at the event, former head teacher Jope Kaitoga said the 97 prefects would be important pillars in the daily operations at the school. He said the students who...

Chance ready for the responsibility ahead

CHANCE Cio and Ethel Smith were inducted as head boy and head girl of Assemblies of God Primary School during an induction ceremony held last week. The two young leaders said they were nervous when they were appointed as heads of the school. Chance said being chosen as head boy was a huge responsibility and...

Lead by example, student leaders encouraged

STUDENT leaders at Suva Special School have been encouraged to lead by example. Speaking at the school’s prefects investiture ceremony, permanent secretary for Ministry of Women, Children and Poverty Alleviation, Jennifer Poole congratulated the Suva Special School management and staff for providing a leadership platform for students. “I strongly believe that choosing leaders among students...

Tania hopes to make family proud

Anare Tania, 14, says he was humbled to be selected head boy of Vishnu Deo Memorial Primary School. “Last year was a difficult year for me,” he said. “Weeks before the examination, I was admitted for meningitis, so I was stuck in a hospital bed while my classmates continued to study in school. “I didn’t...

Leaders ready for year’s challenges

HEAD girl and head boy of Sacred Heart College, Arieta Maibatiki and Josefa Suiqa said they were looking forward to the challenges in the year ahead. “This year we will be sitting our final exams in secondary school and after being trusted with the roles of heads of the school by the staff of the...

Dream comes true for Tawaivuna

JASPER Williams High School’s head girl, Salote Tawaivuna, believes that with the support and guidance of her parents she has been able to achieve all her dreams. One such dream was becoming the school’s head girl this year. “I remember walking into the school on the very first day as a Year 9 student with...

Combined inter-house for Nabua Secondary and Suva Sangam

Nabua Secondary School and Suva Sangam School came together for a combined inter-house at the ANZ Stadium today. Suva Sangam head of PEMAC Cecal Chandra said although it was not new to have a combined inter-house, they were eager to test their students against another school. “It brings out the best in both students to...

24th February

Higher-level school classes

The Pacific American School (PAS) was officially opened by Korean ambassador to Fiji Young Kyu Park at Nokonoko Rd, Laucala Beach Estate on Thursday, January 11. Aimed at the providing a level of education on par with the standards of American and Canadian schools to expatriate students and overseas students wishing to study and experience...

Diligent, honest role models

Newly inducted leaders of Annesley Methodist Infant School were reminded to be good listeners to their teachers during their prefects induction on Monday. Officiating at the event, communications officer of the Methodist Church of Fiji, Reverend Wilfred Regunamada commended the newly appointed student leaders on being selected, for displaying good character and ability making them...

83 new school leaders

Eighty-three students were selected to be prefects at Mahatma Gandhi Memorial (MGM) Primary School this year. MGM Primary School head-teacher Narendra Rao said there were 46 school prefects, four senior prefects and 33 students selected as class prefects. He said it was the first for the school to induct school prefects from Year 6 because...

Everyone needs positive role models

Prefects of St Joseph the Worker Primary School were all smiles when they were inducted to serve the school during this academic year. In front of parents, teachers and students, over 50 students were called to take leadership roles and help teachers guide students through another school year. Leading the prefects are head boy, Alosio...

True to his word

Born and raised in Navatuki Village in Soloira, Naitasiri, Vereniki Naureure is a lucky young man who has been approached by Sydney clubs such as the Eastern Suburbs and NSW Warratahs Academy this year. From playing rugby on an uneven rugby turf in the village to now being approached to join some of the fi...

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