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Knight Notes June 28, 2017

QUICK VIEW of UPCOMING EVENTS

6/26-6/30 & 7/3-7/7 TSSAA Dead Week

7/3-7/7 SCHOOL CLOSED

7/31 Registration & Senior Portraits

8/1-8/2 Faculty/Staff Inservice (SCHOOL CLOSED)

8/3-8/4 New Student Retreat

8/4 Faculty/Staff Admin Day

8/7 First Day of School

8/8 New Knight Kickoff Event

8/10 Back to School Night

 

**New & Updated Announcements Are in Blue**

IMPORTANT SUMMER ANNOUNCEMENTS

School Physicals REQUIRED

ALL students will be required to have a physical for the upcoming school year. Physicals need to be completed before July 31, 2017 for not-athletes or before summer practice begins for athletes. If you have questions, contact Kelly Delmotte, kelly.delmotte@jp2hs.org

 

2017 Summer Reading Assignments

Students have received an email from the English Department of their summer reading assignments. The list of assignments can be found HERE. Happy Summer reading!

 

2017-2018 Textbook NEWS

We are pleased to announce that JPII is continuing its partnership with Follett Virtual Bookstore as our school’s preferred and only textbook provider for the 2017-18 school year. Books will be available for purchase on July 11, 2017 on our virtual bookstore website, www.jp2hs.bkstr.com.

The textbook list for the 2017-2018 school year is now available and can be found HERE. If you have any questions regarding textbooks, please email betsy.pierpaoli@jp2hs.org

For more information see: Parent Letter, Follett Virtual Campus Info, Common Questions & Answers.

 

ACADEMICS

Summer Assignments for English and Math can be found at this Quick Link:  http://jp2hs.org/academics/2017-summer-assignments/

 

 

ATHLETICS

Golf Tryouts, 7/11-7/13

Tryouts for the 2017 Golf Team will be at Twelve Stones Golf Course on Caldwell Drive as follows: July 11th at 8:00 a.m., July 12th at 2:00 p.m., and July 13th at 8:00 a.m. Please contact John Dempsey with questions, john.dempsey@jp2hs.org or Coach Wantz, chriswantz@comcast.net

 

Nashville Rowing

Interested in joining a row team?  Current statistics show that approximately 18% of male and 55% of female athletes who row receive a scholarship to row in college! Nashville Rowing provides a platform for interested athletes at any level to learn the sport of rowing. Interested students should see Coach Dempsey for more information.

 

 

KAC

New KAC Board Members 2017-2018

The Knight Athletic Club would like to warmly welcome the newly elected 2017-18 Board Members.  This is for the term beginning July 1, 2017 – June 30, 2018.

President – Greg Glenn

First Vice President – Pamela O’Neill

Second Vice President – Amy Watts

Treasurer – open

Secretary – Tammy Bolyard

Alumni – Anthony Mantegani

Members at Large – Kathleen Bender, DJ Johnson, Lee McNair,  Duffy White, and Whitney Whittaker

 

KAC Membership/Parking Pass & Banner/Ad for 2017-2018 on SALE NOW

It’s time to think fall sports 2017-2018 and with that comes your opportunity to purchase or renew your KAC Membership/Parking Pass and order your Banners/Ad. KAC provides more than $50,000 in funding to the JPII Athletic Programs through annual memberships and banner/ad sales. Click the following links for more information and forms: KAC Membership, KAC Parking PASS, Banner/Ad Sales.

 

CAMPUS MINISTRY

http://jp2hs.org/campus-life/campus-ministry/christian-service/service-opportunities/ 

 

BUSINESS OFFICE

Excess Accident Insurance Policy

Please take a moment to read about our Excess Accident Insurance Policy covering students during school-time and school sponsored activities.  Please follow the links: Parent Letter and Insurance Instruction Sheet.

 

PAC

Armory Hours

Monday 1:30-4:00 PM
Wednesday 11:30-2:00 PM**

Please contact theresapol@gmail.com with any questions.

 

STUDENT EXCHANGE

JPII is seeking Host Families

Open your home to an international student! Pope John Paul II High School is working with gphomestay to find host families for students. Families should please submit an inquiry at www.gphomestay.com or contact Amber Perry (Host Recruitment Coordinator) at 617-749-8474 or aperry@gphomestay.com.  

 

SOCIAL MEDIA

Follow JPII on Social Media

To stay up to date on current events at JPII and future activities, please follow us on our many social media outlets!  We will let you know when games are postponed or cancelled and if event times and dates are changed.  This is a great way to stay connected to the JPII community throughout the day.

Twitter: @JPII Knights and @JPIIAthletics

Facebook: Pope John Paul II High School (Facebook Page) and JPII Alumni Page (Facebook Page)

Instagram: @JPIIKnights

YouTube: JPII

 

GREATER COMMUNITY

Parker Uniform Sale, 6/15-6/30

Take 20% OFF when you spend $250 and up, 15% OFF when you spend $125 to $249.99, and 10% OFF when you spend up to $124.99. In-Store and Online www.parkersu.com

Wave Country Hiring Lifeguards

Students 15 and older interested in working at Wave Country as a lifeguard are encouraged to contact Matt Oberbreckling, matt.oberbreckling@nashville.gov. Certification provided for free. Pay is $10/hour with an opportunity to work 40 hours/week. Wave Country, 2320 Two Rivers Pkwy, Nashville. 

 

Camp Marymount Summer Camp 

Sign up today and reserve your spot for a summer of fun, friendship and memories to last a lifetime.  Visit www.campmarymount.com to apply.

 

GO KNIGHTS!