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On Saturday, November 4, the girls cross country team for Pope John Paul II High School defended their State Championship title, winning for the 4th consecutive year. Freshman Ruby H. finishing in 19:29.10, was crowned the individual state champion for girls 1B/2B, the first JPII athlete to do so. Junior, Ariel B. placed 4th overall in

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JPII was recently awarded the prestigious honor of #1 Private School in Thurston County by Niche, a huge online database of schools and colleges in America. Niche, which has over 140 million reviews and ratings, uses an in-depth ranking system to compile its results. On a national level, College Board announced this week that JPII High School

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Over 600 Catholic school students from pre-K-12th grade attended the South Sound Catholic Schools Mass of the Holy Spirit on September 12 at Saint Martin's University. This annual Mass kicks off the new school year by calling on an outpouring of the Holy Spirit. JPII is grateful to SMU for opening Marcus Pavilion as a worship space for the Mass

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If making it to Districts wasn't achievement enough, fastpitch athletes proved that they were just as competent in the classroom as on the field, earning the Academic State Championship for the 1B classification. This marks JPII's third academic state championship for the 2022-23 school year (girls cross country and girls basketball earning the

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Nathan Miller and Catelin King have both received the prestigious 4-year Air Force ROTC College Scholarship which can cover $200,000 to $250,000 in tuition. Catelin remembers randomly opening her email and seeing "Congratulations" under the Air Force email heading. In reflection she said, "I’m grateful to the help that JPII provided in

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Our girls basketball team has won the WIAA/Gesa Credit Union Academic State Champions Award for achieving the highest grade point average in the girls 1B basketball classification. The season was made all the sweeter in that the team qualified for Districts for the first time in school history. Coach Caiti Schmitz was very pleased that the

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In December, we launched a contest to engage our student body and community in creating our very own custom JPII school logo. From multiple entries, the design from Catelin K. ’23 was chosen. The new JPII Eagle logo, designed by Catelin and formatted by Lauryn Johnson ’20, conveys pride, strength, spirit, excellence and truth. On Thursday,

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Each Archdiocesan High School received an invitation to attend a special dinner in Seattle for Senior Class leaders. Students had an opportunity to meet and mingle with other high leaders in our Archdiocese which provided a wonderful sense of solidarity for all. After dinner, Luke C. 23' of JPII, and other representatives from each school

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Along with other Seattle Archdiocesan Catholic schools, Pope John Paul II High School was recently featured on “EWTN News in Depth” for their participation in the Catholic Lifesaver Corps (CLC) launched last April to provide peer to peer suicide awareness and prevention within Seattle Archdiocese high schools. JPII and Archbishop Murphy

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