1905, 2021

The First International Award for Petra Acitya

By the grace of God, Petra Acitya Christian Junior High School got its first international achievement just one day before the 70th anniversary of PPPK Petra. Christian Emanuelle, Daniel Richardo and Alberto Sudarmadi, 7th-grade students, guided by Mr. Sebastianus Hardi S., S.Pd. has created an innovation called the smokeless stove. They created a simple stove from waste cans for the families in rural areas who still use traditional firewood stove. This stove is healthier compared to the traditional firewood stove because it has chimney that is connected to the water tank. So the smoke, which consist of carbon dioxide,

505, 2021


Petra Acitya’s specialty is to give our students the freedom to choose some of their learning subjects as we believe that every student has their right to learn according to their interests. To help the students craft their learning path wisely, last February, Petra Acitya Christian Junior High School collaborated with the Psychology Department of the University of Surabaya (UBAYA) to conduct a series of psychological tests for students in grade 7 which were held for 2 days. It was the first PPPK Petra school that did online psychological tests. Before doing a series of psychological tests, students had

1602, 2021


December is the month of joy and happiness because Petra Acitya celebrated the Feast to the Nativity which was held from December 4 until 16, 2020. It was a series of fun learning activities where students could experience the holistic education of P E T R A as the event consisted of fun activities from Physical growth to Academic Excellence.  Petra Acitya pays attention to students’ physical growth. Adjeng Niken D. P. M., S.Sos., from NEEMA Foundation, shared about puberty, reproduction, and gender identity. After that, the student council of Petra Acitya held an online fun exercise and a

501, 2021

A Pledge To Serve Wholeheartedly

Student organization is a great place to learn soft skills, teamwork, leadership and build network. Therefore, since the first year of their study in Petra Acitya, students are encouraged to join Student Council or Student Ministry Team. From 97 students in Petra Acitya, 36 of them enrolled in the selection process. 25 students could complete the document selection and joined the interview selection. Then, these students joined the Student Leadership Online Training by PPPK Petra Directorate of Education together with the other Petra Junior High Schools’ students. From the selection process, 15 students were chosen for the Student Council

501, 2021

We May Be Young, But We Are Ready!

Celebrating the anniversary of East Java Province, East Java National Commission of Education (Komnasdik) held Jatim Education Competition 2020. There were several competitions for elementary, junior and senior high school students. Petra Acitya Christian Junior High School joined the scientific writing (Karya Tulis Ilmiah – KIR) competition. The theme was Building A Strong Creative Reading and Writing Ecosystem in School during the Covid-19 Pandemic. Three of our students, Jason Aldrich, Charlene Elisabeth and Jonathan Wijaya, joined the competition and were tutored by Sebastianus Hardi S., S.Pd. To start the project, they had to choose their research object first. As

501, 2021

Petra Acitya Cultural Festival

Petra Acitya Christian Junior High School conducted some fun activities for the students in a series of cultural festival called Petra Acitya Cultural Festival that was held from October 8th to 13th, 2020. During the festival, the students were enjoying some activities related to Korean, Chinese, Indonesian and English Language and Culture. The festival became more interesting as the students performed their group project which combined dancing, music and monologue about some Indonesian traditional songs. Moreover, the students were able to broaden their cultural knowledge as King Sejong Institute (KSI) and American College Testing (ACT) participated in Petra Acitya Cultural

1611, 2020

The Seeds Of Hope Petra Acitya Student Orientation 2020/2021

Petra Acitya Christian Junior High School has gladly welcomed 97 students in the 2020/2021 academic year. Monday, July 13th was a great day for all Petra Acitya’s family members. All new students of Petra Acitya started the day with the words of God, which was taken from Mark 4: 8. Hopefully, the students of Petra Acitya are able to become like seeds planted in good soil, that grow and yield thirtyfold and sixtyfold and a hundredfold. To build a good relationship between the students and the teachers, Ms. Herwati, the principal of Petra Acitya, introduced Petra Acitya teachers and staffs

2909, 2020

Celebrating Indonesian Independence Day At Home With Petra Acitya

Petra Acitya Christian Junior High School celebrated Indonesian Independence Day with Virtual Competitions on August 5-12. Students could participate in. Poster Competition, National Song Singing Competition, Patriotic Poem or Dance Tik-Tok Challenge. All the competitions were done from home and students could show their performance on Instagram. From these competitions, Petra Acitya hope that the students can pay their tribute to Indonesian founding fathers by developing their talents and being a blessing to others through their work. On Friday, August 14, all of the students had a fun learning day, celebrating Indonesian Independence Day. They got


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