Kaila News

Khan wins 100m, surprises many

FORMER Marist Brothers High School student Jeremaiah Khan won the senior boys 100 metres event clocking 11.06 seconds during the Gospel High School inter-house competition. The 18-year-old blue ribbon champion took the teachers and athletes...

Effective leaders

A TRUE leader is someone who earns respect through their words, deeds and action — a servant who brings peers and colleagues along with gentle persuasion and intellectual discussion. This message was uttered by Education Minister Rosy Akbar, as a chief guest, during the prefects induction held by schools in the Western Division. This sentiment,...

17th February

ACS has the ability to defend Games title: Kaloucava

FORMER Adi Cakobau School (ACS) sprint queen Ana Kaloucava is confident the school has the ability to successfully defend its Coca-Cola Games title this year. The former head girl of the school was the chief guest at the opening ceremony of the school’s inter-house competition at the ANZ Stadium in Suva yesterday. “I believe the...

Kakala reigns in ACS challenge

KAKALA House is the new champion of the Adi Cakobau School inter-house competition after winning 18 gold, 14 silver and 12 bronze medals at the ANZ Stadium in Laucala Bay, Suva yesterday. Former champion Uci House grabbed 14 gold, 12 silver and 14 bronze to finish in second place, while in third place was Lagakali...

16th February

Kakala House wins ACS inter-house competition

KAKALA House is the new champion of the Adi Cakobau School Inter-house competition obtaining  18 gold medals, 14 silver and 12 bronze. Last year’s winner Uci House settled in second place with 14 gold, 12 silver and 12 bronze medals. Lagakali House took third place with 9 gold, 12 silver and 6 bronze, while Mokosoi...

15th February

Vulaono aims for another medal at Coca-Cola games

LATTER Day Saints junior girl’s sprinter,  Sereana Vulaono is aiming for another medal for her school come the Suva zone 1 meet and the Coca-Cola Games in April. Vulaono won a silver medal last year for her school at the Fiji finals in the sub-junior grade coming in at second place behind Jasper Williams. Vulaono...

QVS inter-house: Verata house crowned new champions

VERATA House is the new champion at the Queen Victoria School (QVS) inter-house competition winning 16 gold, 16 silver and 16 bronze medals today. Defending champions Bau House settled for second position with 14 gold, 11 silver and 14 bronze. Rewa house claimed third spot with 11 gold, 13 silver and 12 bronze while Tovata...

SGS prefects reminded of responsibilities

A TOTAL of 200 student leaders were today inducted at Suva Grammar School. School Principal, Segran Pillay reminded the students of the responsibilities entrusted to them by the teachers of the school. Three former students officiated at the ceremony – Manager Employee Administration for Ministry of Education, Heritage and Arts Vasiti Vulimailaucala, ex-scholar’s student association...

QVS inter-house: Defending champs, Bau lead medal tally

DEFENDING champions Bau House is currently in the lead with 9 gold, 6 silver and 6 bronze at the Queen Victoria School inter-house competition at Laucala Bay in Suva today. Verata house is in second place with 6 gold, 7 silver and 6 bronze. In third place is Rewa house with 5 gold, 6 silver...

Prasad wants a golden finish

LONG-DISTANCE runner Ayush Jervis Prasad is confident of ending his high school career on a high note this year. The Year 13 student of Xavier College was in top form yesterday winning a gold medal in the 3000m. The win was a platform for his Monfort House in its quest to successfully defend the title...

In search for gold

DUDLEY High School’s fastest legs Josefa Rabili is running closer to his golden dream. That is to win a gold medal at the 2019 Coca-Cola Games. He clocked 11.83 seconds in the senior boys 100 metres final and 23.10sec in the 200m final during the school’s inter-house competition at the ANZ Stadium in Suva. “This...

Radrudru wants gold in the finals

BLUE Ribbon event winner for Ratu Kadavulevu School inter-house competition Kolinio Radrudru is eyeing gold at the upcoming Coca-Cola Games. The Nawaca, Bua lad won gold for Cakau House in the senior boys 100 metres event and was confident of scooping gold for his school in the annual schools games. “I am very happy with...

14th February

DHS inter-house: Cross house is the new champion

CROSS house is the new Dudley High School inter-house competition champion. The house won 27 gold medals, 33 silver and 28 bronze medals. Cargill house finished second with 24 gold medals, 17 silver and 16 bronze medals. Third is Hunt house with 19 gold medals, 18 silver and 20 bronze medals. Last year’s champion Baker...

RKS inter-house: Degei leads after day two of competition

DEGEI house is in the lead with 10 gold, 10 silver and 11 bronze medals at the end of day two of the Ratu Kadavulevu School inter-house competition. Defending champions Cakau house is close behind with 10 gold, 6 silver and 7 bronze. Sukuna house in third place 5 gold, 10 silver and 5 bronze....

RKS inter-house: Bolatagici jumps for gold

SAILASA Bolatagici who was a gold medalist at the 2018 Chow Games grabbed a gold medal for his house, Degei in the sub-junior boys high jump at the Ratu Kadavulevu School inter-house competition at the RKS school ground today. The Rokua, Beqa lad hopes to win a gold medal in the Tailevu Zone and the...

Penang Sangam College receives KAILA DYON prize

PENANG Sangam College today received their prizes from the Fiji Times team for winning first place in the KAILA Design Your Own Newspaper competition. The competition which has been running for more than 10 years has allowed many students from schools around the country to report, and design their own newspaper and this is then...

Karavanua’s plan

SAKIASI Karavanua wants to put up a better performance at this year’s Coca-Cola Games. The Batiki, Lomaiviti lad won gold for Varani House in the senior boys 400 metres finals and is one of the medal prospects of Lelean Memorial School. Karavanua won gold for Lelean in the Triple N Zone last year and will...

Anare wants gold

ANARE Sailo is one of the intermediate boys division athletes’ to look out for in the upcoming Coca-Cola Games. He was a 100m bronze medallist last year. The Tavea, Lekutu, Bua native, yesterday won first place for his house, Varani in the intermediate boys 100m final with a time of 11.57 seconds during the Lelean...

13th February

LMS inter-house: Varani house crowned new champions

VARANI House is the new champion of the Lelean Memorial School Inter-house which was held today at the ANZ stadium in Laucala Bay, Suva. House teacher Kalusiani Tuivuya said the house had been preparing well for the inter-house and were overjoyed with the win. “We had been preparing since day one of training and it...

LMS inter-house: Mateinaniu falls to second place as Varani takes the lead

VARANI House has taken the lead with 287 points at this year’s Lelean Memorial School inter-house competition which is currently underway at the ANZ stadium in Laucala Bay, Suva. Mateinaniu House is closely behind with 276 points. In third place is Naucukidi House with 216 points and remaining in fourth position is Bulu House with...

Nine pairs of siblings inducted as Naqali prefects

IT was a special prefect induction for a group of students of Naqali District School in Naitasiri. Nine pairs of siblings were inducted while another three siblings were made prefects. Head teacher, Urmila Singh said they didnt expect the many number of siblings in various classes to be made prefects. “I was quite surprised when...

Ready for the zone

IT was a sea of red, green, yellow and navy blue at the ANZ stadium as Marist Brothers High School held their inter-house to contest for who would be the champion house. At the end of the day, Augustine House came out victorious with a total of 2413 points. In second place was last year’s...

Mualevu lad becomes head boy of Dilkusha

KINIVILIAME Keteca was inducted as the head boy for Dilkusha Boys School last week. Kiniviliame, who hails from Mualevu in Vanuabalavu, Lau, said he was happy and nervous to take up his new role with the school. “I didn’t expect it nor did my parents. They thought I was joking when I first told them...

Emotional moment for Kadawa family

To lead a school of 296 students is a huge responsibility, one which Soko Kadawa is ready for. The head girl was inducted on Friday, February 8, 2019 ,along with 63 other badge holders at DAV Girls College. It was an emotional moment for the lass as she was badged by her mother Amalaini Kadawa....

Leadership is practised everywhere you go

Leadership is one of the most important skills you can learn to be the best person you can be and to make the world a better place says Fiji Television CEO Karen Lobendahn. She told the prefects of Baulevu High School that they had the opportunity to practice leadership everyday in their homes, at school,...

Special bond

THEY may not look alike but its that special twins bonding that sets Litia Dugubale and Tudrau Waqalevu apart from all others. This year, the Visesei, Vuda twins have been shouldered with an important task in their last year in primary school. Last week, they joined their fellow prefects from Vuda District School to be...

RIP little angel

THERE was not a dry eye among the crowd of parents that gathered at Marist Primary as they quietly watched the cortege of mourners bring the body of the six-year-old Malcom Makasiale to his school for the last time. The year one student tragically died after a bus accident just outside his school last week....

Nakasi team ready for Triple N battle

NAKASI High School’s head of physical education, music and arts and crafts (PMEC) Ashmeeta Raj, believes the school is on the right track of maintaining its record of sending athletes to the Coca-Coca Games this year. “We are a small school located in the interior of Nakasi,” Raj said. “Despite the minimal facilities at the...

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