The 2021 Steward captures the big picture of how JPII made it through a full year of COVID restrictions, protocols and challenges…and prevailed! Read about student achievements, academic and athletic accolades, as well as how we remained faithful to the charisms of Saint Pope John Paul II.
Girls Cross Country Wins Third State Title!
The Pope John Paul II High School girls cross country team has won the WIAA/Gesa Credit Union State Championship for the third consecutive year! It was a close race but once again, the Eagles showed their determination and grit, edging out Garfield-Palouse by one point! For the fourth consecutive year, with less than a minute […]
Girls Cross Country Named Academic State Champs, Again!
The Pope John Paul II High School girls cross country team has won the WIAA/Gesa Credit Union Academic State Champions Award for achieving the highest grade point average in the girls 1B cross country classification. This is the second consecutive year that our girls cross country team has won the Academic State Championship! Each team […]
The Eucharist Installed in JPII’s Tabernacle!
The culmination of years of work, the Eucharist was installed in JPII’s chapel tabernacle on Wednesday, October 19th! JPII extends our deep gratitude to Fr. Tim Ilgen of Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Lacey for saying Mass, blessing the tabernacle and stand and for being responsible for the Eucharist at our school moving forward. This […]
JPII Students Earn National Merit Recognition!
We are pleased to share that seniors Bella K. and Moriah S. have been named Commended Students in the 2023 National Merit Scholarship Program. Bella and Moriah placed among the top 50,000 students in the entire United States who entered the 2023 competition by taking the 2021 Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test.
JPII Hosts Its First StellarCamp
In July, JPII hosted its first StellarCamp. Facilitated by JPII faculty member, Dr. Tracy Russell, StellarCamp was a fun space system design camp covering information on orbits, history of space exploration, satellites, rockets and much more. On the last day of camp students had the opportunity to participate in a mini-competition scenario to challenge the […]
JPII Track & Field Recognized for Their Outstanding Season!
The JPII Track & Field team had an incredible 2022 season, wrapping up with the girls team winning the 1B State Champions and the boys placing 3rd! In individual competition, senior Trevor D. ended his high school career with State titles in the 3200m and 1600m. On the girl’s side, senior Vivi K. earned a […]
Welcome to Our New Faculty!
JPII is pleased to share that we have hired three excellent teachers for the next academic year! Dr. Heather Wallace steps into the role of English teacher and comes to us with a wealth of qualifications. Notably, Dr. Wallace has served as a professor at Duke University. Ms. Alex Choate will teach mathematics next year. […]
We are so proud of our seniors, of who they are and of how they have led and loved our community. Please consider joining us for graduation as we honor our seniors: Saturday, June 4th: 11:00AM, Saint Michael Westside Chapel: GRADUATION!!! |1835 Overhulse Rd NW, Olympia, WA 98502 In honor of their classmates, seniors Giuliana A. and […]
Daughters of the American Revolution Scholarship Winner!
We are pleased to share that JPII senior, Elle F., was a recipient of the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) scholarship for 2022! In March, Elle was formally recognized by representatives of the Sacajawea Chapter of DAR in a small ceremony at JPII. Members of her family and the entire Senior Class were present […]
SeaTac League All-Stars
We are pleased to share that Noah B. and Vivi K. were named to the SeaTac League’s 2nd Team All-League for all-star performances in boys and girls basketball! Of all the athletes who play basketball in the SeaTac League, only a select few are nominated by coaches for All-League honors at the end of each […]