Greetings from the Performing Arts Department. We present to you a seasonal favorite performed by students and faculty from JPII, with a little help from our Virtual Media Stage. As Halloween approaches, this famous work of Edgar Allen Poe sets the tone for stories, chills, and things that go bump in the night. Watch, listen, enjoy.
Watch the November 22 Virtual JPII Experience Event
Pope John Paul II High School hosted our first “Virtual Open House” event on November 22 at 1:30 pm. All interested students and families were welcomed. Typically the “JPII Experience Event” is held in person, but this year we chose to “go virtual” to keep everyone safe.The session introduced viewers to select faculty, students, and […]
Announcing a Job Opening to Expand Our Administrative Staff
Now Hiring! Pope John Paul II High School is looking to hire an experienced Development Director. Successful candidates will become part of a small highly motivated team committed to Catholic education and to the development of young men and women who are intellectually strong, spiritually alive, and committed to serving others. Full job posting can […]
Senior Recognition from Coach Weber
Oct 9 | By Coach Larry Weber. Each year I honor our seniors by recognizing their accomplishments as a group. I also write a summary of each senior’s story in my blog. This class is not finished yet! However, here are some of their team and individual accomplishments to date. Summary of the 2020 Cross-Country Class […]
JPII Preparing to Welcome Students Back into the Building October 5th
September 23, 2020 We have good news from Dr. Abdelmalek, the Thurston County Health Officer that gives us the green light to begin “a slow, careful, phased approach to resume in-person learning.” (see Letter from Thurston Health Department). What a blessing to finally have students back on campus. However, we must remain diligent in maintaining […]
Eagles Start the Academic Year on a High Note!
September 2, 2020 All summer our team has been preparing for this day: for the opportunity to welcome students, create community, and establish class expectations. Huge thanks to our ASB Leadership who began the day with prayer and ended it with a Q & A designed to welcome and support their fellow Eagles. Just like […]
“Fly-by” Replaces August 27 BBQ
Annually, JPII gathers new and returning students and families days before the start of school. The traditional back-to-school BBQ is usually a time to welcome everyone back and have new students meet their teachers. This year, the pandemic changed our course once again. With large gatherings no longer possible, the staff came together to introduce […]
Sports Schedules for 2020-21 Announced…But Always Remain Flexible for Change
JPII is a member of the Washington Interscholastic Activities Association (WIAA). On July 21, 2020, the WIAA Executive Board took action on Tuesday to modify the 2020-21 WIAA sports season calendar in light of the COVID-19 pandemic. The changes will create four WIAA-sanctioned seasons and will also move moderate- and high-risk team sports, originally scheduled […]