It’s a Wrap

It is hard to believe that another year is ready to wrap up.  We are in the home stretch this week with students taking finals.  On June 4th, 56 members of our senior class received their diplomas.  This was a class of good, kind and excellent role models and they will be missed.   Their senior […]

24 Students to Ecuador

Rostro de Cristo is a Catholic program that provides spiritual and educational opportunities for people of faith to live out the Gospel with the people of Ecuador. The name, Rostro de Cristo (the Face of Christ in English), challenges participants to seek the face of Christ in all those they encounter in the week long […]

Update from the Athletic Director

Hello Lions fans!! Our Spring Sports season is off to a slow start due to cold, wet weather. All of our student-athletes are working hard and showing great perseverance as they work through the winter-like conditions on a daily basis. With the turn of the calendar to the month of May, we are hoping for […]

Let the Fun Begin….. A Word from Student Life

I am not sure that any group of students could have had more fun than this group of JPII students – what a great competitive and unity building event Clash of the Classes was; new relay race, Flag football and musical chairs are always some of the favorites…and Mr. Keavy leading the Quiz Bowl.  Thanks […]

Guidance News for May

The words above are from Pope Francis’ Apostolic Exhortation Gauadete et Exsultate (Rejoice and be Glad). They remind us of the importance of Christian joy, and its companion: a sense of humor. As the fourth quarter of the school year 2017-18 continues, it is good for us to remember our call to Christian joy and […]

Service Opportunity

Service Opportunity for students that still need hours: Tour De Barnstable bike race needs volunteers in various places around Barnstable directing bikers on the correct path. The event will take place in the morning hours of June 10th. See Mrs. Cardey in Room 307 to sign up.

Science Fair Continued

At the South Shore Regional Science Fair on Saturday, March 10th, JPII was wonderfully represented by 13 students with their 11 research projects. They each presented to several judges alongside over 120 other students from the region. Averie Choi (freshman) received an honorable mention award. Ashlinn Hoffmeister (junior) and Marie Carney (sophomore) received third place […]

April (Snow) Brings May Flowers: A Note from Student Life

As I write this Student Life update, it is snowing outside.  Sadly our difficult New England weather forced the cancellation of both the Dodgeball and 3×3 Basketball tournaments.  We did manage to squeeze in a Reach Out peer mentor session with the freshman, a very successful Blood Drive and lots of tutoring by our NHS […]

Ecuador Travelers 2018

Mr. Lynch is beginning to form the next group of students to travel to Ecuador to participate in the Rostro de Cristo program in Duran, Ecuador.  The trip will take place during Thanksgiving week.  The group will leave on November 16 and return on the 24th.  This experience is open to all rising seniors and juniors with preference given […]

Fourth Quarter with a Little Help from Guidance

We are the Easter people and Hallelujah is our song! -St. John Paul II Those words of St. John Paul II are as true now as they were when he spoke them.  Saint John Paul II also encourages us to  “Let yourselves be taken over by the light of Christ and spread that light wherever you […]