Pope John Paul II celebrates Catholic Schools Week 2021.On Monday, students were involved in SERVICE by working on a variety of modified projects to help local marginalized populations.On Tuesday, we extended the lunch period to build COMMUNITY for a little groundhog day fun. The sun came out for Wednesday’s “Prayer Walk with Intention”

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When I first came to Pope John Paul II High School in January 2020, I was greeted by a professional staff who made me feel welcomed and comfortable. Of course, that’s what I expected from a Catholic school. I attended Catholic Schools from Kindergarten through twelfth grade in Baltimore, Maryland, and taught in three Catholic Schools earlier

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Pope John Paul II High School successfully hosts “Virtual Open House” for incoming families interested in applying for the 2021-22 school year. WATCH THE VIDEO BELOW. All interested students and families are welcome. We will have a variety of Q&A panels, a virtual tour, and a chance to see the JPII educational process

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Archbishop Etienne announced a Year of the Eucharist last summer, which began on the Solemnity of the Body and Blood of Christ on June 14, and will conclude with the same solemnity on Sunday, June 6, 2021. Mr. Hayden realized this proclamation could provide great opportunities for authentic dialogue among students as they traveled along their

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Senior Anna Brown Helps Promote the JPII Advantage in ThurstonTalk Anna understands that leaders take initiative. Despite many challenges, she continuously steps up to guide the JPII National Honor Society and actively leads as a contributing member of the student body. As the JPII Annual NHS Chili Drive kicked off, she recognized the

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The JPII performing arts class delivers again. Even when our students are learning at a distance, their creativity is boosted through the inspiration and direction of Mr. Bob McKenzie-Sullivan. This project started with a creative writing challenge whereby students created a Christmas story. The twist comes when the monologues are performed

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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 The final

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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

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