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22nd November

Narain challenge children to work hard

RADIO and former television personality Satish Narain today challenged students of Krishna Vedic Primary School in Nausori to work hard. Mr Narain, the sponsorship manager for Digicel Fiji, was the chief guest to the school’s...

21st November

Work attachment to prepare students for future

RAYNAV Chand, 16, aspires to be a commercial lawyer when he completes his education. The Year 11 student of Bhawani Dayal Arya College in Nasinu is part of the second batch of students who will undergo practical work attachment at various industries from December 10 to December 21. The work attachment is part of the...

20th November

Children deserve care: Dr Koroivueta

CHILDREN are the future of Fiji, and they deserve to be cared for within a holistic family environment. This was highlighted by the permanent secretary for Women, Children and Poverty Alleviation, Dr Josefa Koroivueta at the national celebration of Preventing Child Abuse and Neglect (PCAN) in Lautoka on Sunday. Dr Koroivueta reminded all parents and...

19th November

Collaborating physical education and support to help children

HENRY Elder Sr, one of the founding members of the then Fiji Primary Schools Amateur Athletics Association (FPSAAA) which is now the Fiji Primary Schools Athletics Association, is a firm believer in the importance of regularising physical education in Fijian schools. “We should encourage it to continue because it is very important to the development...

Bridging the gap for children’s success

“PREPARATION is the key to success, said Alexander Graham Bell (late), the Scottish-born scientist, inventor, engineer, and innovator who was among those who invented the first telephones. A Fijian who co-founded what is known today as the Fiji Primary Schools Athletics Association, Henry Elder Sr has the same belief as those who invented our telephones....

18th November

Likuvalu says sports has a strong family value

SPORTS has a strong family value in Wallis and Futuna, says its primary schools athletics team coach to the 2018 FMF Chow Games, Yann Likuvalu. The islanders broke the games 21-year-old under-14 boys shotput record and hauled in few medals including gold at the two-day event at the ANZ Stadium, in Suva. It was their...

17th November

2018 FMF Chow Games: Lautoka wins boys division

LAUTOKA was crowned the overall boys champions during the FMF National Chow Games at the ANZ Stadium in Suva this afternoon. Lautoka won the overall boys title with 10 gold medals, 7 silver medals and 9 bronze medals. Lautoka beat out Suva One who finished second with 9 gold, 8 silver and 7 bronze medals....

2018 FMF Chow Games: Vulaono, Tuigau victorious in 100m

NASINU’S Sereana Vulaono took out the blue ribbon in the U14 grade at the FMF Chow Games at the ANZ Stadium yesterday. Vulaono 14 of Levukaidaku, Matuku ran a time of 13.37 seconds to claim the gold for her Nasinu team. “I give the glory to God, and thank the Nasinu coaches for helping me...

Lautoka in the lead at athletics competition

THE Lautoka primary schools zone athletics team sped off to an impressive start in the 2018 FMF National Chow Games yesterday by dominating the overall medal tally at the ANZ Stadium in Suva yesterday. Lautoka bagged eight gold medals, six silver and six bronze to lead the overall medal tally. Lautoka dominated the boys division...

Flood fails to dampen spirit of Ra athletics in Suva

“EVEN the floods did not stop us,” said Ra primary schools athletics team coach Babitu Ledua. His side took first honours on day one of the 2018 FMF Chow Games yesterday at the ANZ Stadium in Suva by winning the 1500 metres under-12 boys and girls finals, U13 boys and girls finals and U14 boys...

Fijian uni students grab chance to work on-set in Warner Bros TV production

SEVEN Fijian students have been given a chance to work with world-renowned Warner Bros International Television Production Australia (WBITVP). The Fiji National University students will be part of the production team presently in production of Season 2 of Bachelor in Paradise shot on location in Serua, Viti Levu. According to a statement from FNU, the...

Kalabu Year 13 graduates celebrate success

Speaker of Parliament Doctor Jiko Luveni has described the graduation of Year 13 students at Kalabu Secondary School today as a celebration of achievement and success. Addressing about 200 guests and students, Dr Luveni said it was also a time of recognition. “This is recognition of targets set and goals achieved and I am immensely...

16th November

2018 Chow Games: Strong show from the West

A STRONG show from the West as Lautoka Nadroga/Navosa and Ra lead the medal count after day one of the 2018 FMF Chow Games at the ANZ Stadium in Suva. Lautoka leads in both the men and women’s grade after day one. Suva Athletics and Suva One are closing the gap gradually. Media liaison Eugene...

Dawi is dux of Suva Grammar School

DAWI Jee from South Korea scooped the dux award for Suva Grammar School today. The Year 12 student said she was very nervous and did not except to receive the award. Ms Jee also received the first prize for her form and English, Mathematics, Geography and Computer subject awards for year 12. Her advice to...

Athletes ready for games

THE tracks and stage is set for the Fiji Primary Schools Athletics Association (FPSAA) FMF National Chow Games to begin today at the ANZ Stadium in Laucala Bay, Suva. FPSSA general secretary Patrick Bower said the competition was not only for student participation in athletics but had significance in the lives of the students who...

Nadroga-Navosa ready for first outing

MOST athletes from the Nadroga-Navosa primary schools athletics team will compete for the first time in the FMF National Chow Games at the ANZ Stadium in Suva this weekend. Head coach Niko Kororua said most of the athletes lived in the interior of the province and would be experiencing a national event for the first...

Dilolo aims high

AMONG primary schools athletes aiming for a gold medal at the 2018 FMF National Chow Games in Suva this weekend is Milika Dilolo. The 14-year-old Wainibuku Hart Primary School student who won the gold medal in the under-14 400 metres final at the Tailevu South Primary Schools Zone last month, is one of the medal...

Tailevu South schools ready for athletics competition

TAILEVU South Primary Schools athletics team officials at this weekend’s 2018 FMF National Chow Games has set their aim on winning 20 gold medals at the ANZ Stadium in Suva. The Tailevu South team is made up of students from Wainibuku Primary School, Navuakece District School, Dilkusha Boys School and Dilkusha Girls School. Team manager...

15th November

Trisha is Suva Primary School dux 2018

YEAR 8 student Trisha Narayan was awarded the dux award for Suva Primary School this afternoon. Trisha said she felt a rush of emotions when her name was called out to get her award. “Right now I’m feeling really excited and really happy I really can’t explain how I feel at the moment ,” she...

Students reminded to always have a positive mindset

IF you can learn to discipline yourself now you will have a great future. These were the word of the Director for Women Rupeni Fatiaki to the students of Suva Primary School graduation ceremony held at the Jail Narayan College hall this afternoon. Mr Fatiaki reminded the students to always have a positive mindset in...

Somosomo students rehearse for school concert

SINGING echoed through the Cakaudrove Provincial meeting hall as students from the Somosomo District School rehearsed their performances for their school concert to mark the end of the third term tomorrow. Students practised hymns and folk songs that would be performed before parents and love ones tomorrow. High achievers are also expected to receive special...

Aniketh is MGM’s most outstanding student

ANIKETH Chand was today awarded the Most Outstanding Student Award for Mahatma Gandhi Memorial High School’s annual awards ceremony. Chand thanked his mother who has supported him all throughout his life. He said juggling school with other activities was not an easy job. “I not only had school but was involved in the mathematics competition,...

Ashwarya scoops MGM dux award

YEAR 13 student of Mahatma Gandhi Memorial High School, Ashwarya Chand scooped the dux award today. Ashwarya who dedicated her achievements to God acknowledged her parents, teachers and friends who have gave her the much needed support throughout her final year at MGM. “Without their guidance, motivation and I would not have been able to...

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