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Knight Notes May 25, 2017



5/22 Textbook Buyback

5/24-5/26 Volleyball Tryouts

5/27 Free Pre Participation Exams for Athletes / Used Uniform Sale

5/29 Memorial Day (SCHOOL CLOSED)

6/2-6/3 Golden Tate Event

6/3 SAT

6/3-6/4 Alumni Weekend

6/4 3rd Annual JPII Sinclair Alumni LAX Game, 6/4

6/5-6/7 Women’s Soccer Tryouts

6/8-6/9 Men’s Soccer Tryouts

6/10 ACT

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


**New & Updated Announcements Are in Blue**

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 List

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



Used Uniform Sale, 5/27

PAC will host their Used Uniform Sale on Saturday, May 27th from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. in the dining hall. PLEASE read the FLYER for detailed information for sellers and buyers. 


JPII Approved Outerwear – Order Today

Now that this school year is coming to a close, it is time to start preparing for the next one. We are currently taking orders for your student’s optional outerwear in order to ensure that you have it for the start of the new school year. We are also introducing custom socks for the coming school year. We will be keeping a low inventory, so please make sure you order ahead of time. All items are optional. Please turn in all orders to the front office by Wednesday, May 17th. Click for ORDER FORM.


Volunteers Needed for Project Graduation – Saturday, 5/20

We are in need of volunteers to help chaperone Project Graduation. Project Graduation is an all night, fun, alcohol and drug free event for the seniors to celebrate graduation. We rent inflatables and poker tables, as well as provide a DJ, ping pong tables and so much more! This event is usually run by the underclassmen parents, since the senior parents are busy with graduation. The event runs from 11:00 p.m. on Saturday until 5:00 a.m. on Sunday. The shifts are below and we would like to have around 12 volunteers per shift. 

10:30 p.m. to  2:00 a.m. and 2:00 a.m. – 5:30 a.m.

Please email jordan.macconnell@jp2hs.org if you can help.

Yearbook Orders

If you would like to purchase a yearbook, please go to www.jostens.com to complete the purchase. We have two weeks left on sales, and we will not have extras, so the time to purchase is now. The cost is $90. Contact Pamela Strobel with questions, pamela.strobel@jp2hs.org.


3rd Annual JPII Sinclair Alumni LAX Game, 6/4

The 3rd Annual JPII Sinclair Alumni Lacrosse Game is being held on the turf field on Sunday, June 4 from 2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. 

All current students, alumni, parents, and community members are invited. All current and past JPII lacrosse players are welcome to play in the game. Please reach out to Mary Leonard at mary.leonard@jp2hs.org for more information or to register. 


Camp JPII 2017

With over 450 campers signed up, four camps now full, and more camps filling up each day, now is the time to register for Camp JPII!  

Camp JPII offers summer fun for kids age 5-18 the weeks of June 5-9th, June 12-16th, June 19-23rd, and June 26-30th.  Camps run Monday-Friday in two sessions: 9:00 a.m. – noon and 12:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.  Before care, after care, and meal plans are also available as well as the Pick Four Discount for those who sign up for four half-day camps.  With 40 camps to choose from, there is something available for every age and every interest!

Interested parents and campers should check out the camp brochure and online registration at: http://jp2hs.org/campus-life/extra-curricular-programs/camp-jpii/.  Please direct any questions to Mr. Paul Saboe, Camp JPII Director, at paul.saboe@jp2hs.org.  







Pre Participation Exams for Athletes, 5/27

With the help of doctors, physical therapists, and athletic trainers of the JPII family we will have our annual free pre participation exams on Saturday, May 27th, from 9:00-11:00. Incoming freshman and sophomores are from 9:00-10:00 and incoming juniors and seniors are from 10:00-11:00. This event will take place in the main gym. Please print,  fill out, and bring  your child’s portion of the physical form from the link below with you the day of the physicals. We are in need of 12-15 volunteers to help with the physicals from 8:30-11:00. If you would like to volunteer please email Jason Everhardt, athletic trainer, jason.everhardt@jp2hs.org. After much discussion with medical professionals this will likely be the last year JPII will offer this free service. If you have any questions please email or call Jason Everhardt, athletic trainer, at jason.everhardt@jp2hs.org or 615-944-7224. Physical form can be found here: http://jp2hs.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/2017-2018-TSSAA-PHYSICAL-FORM-ONLINE.pdf


Lady Knights Soccer Tryouts, 6/5-6/7

Tryouts for the Girls Soccer Team will be held June 5, 6, 7 at 3:00 p.m. on the main soccer field. For questions or more information, please contact Head Coach Zack Trobaugh at zack.trobaugh@jp2hs.org.


Men’s Soccer Tryouts, 6/8 & 6/9

Men’s Soccer Tryouts for the 2017-2018 year will be held on June 8th and June 9th at 3:00 pm on the soccer field.


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.



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.





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.



Armory Hours

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

Please contact theresapol@gmail.com with any questions.



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.  



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



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

Lacrosse America Hiring for June 3-4 Event

Lacrosse America, the Midwest’s largest lacrosse event company, is looking for tournament support staff for the Country Lax Festival coming to Goodlettsville.

Students, teachers, church groups, teams, or just those looking to make extra cash this summer.


When: Saturday, June 3rd & Sunday, June 4th 

Where: Moss Right Park –Goodlettsville (Nashville), TN

Pay: $10/hour

Hours: Approximately 6:30/7:00AM – 5PM/7PM each day (depending on position assigned).

                (TBD Friday check-in/training – no more than 1 hour) 

Positions: Scorekeepers, Parking Attendants, General Operations Staff

(No lacrosse experience needed). 

-Must be at least 16 years old.  Preference is given to those available to work both days of the tournament.  Grab a group of friends to work with you!! 

-First come first served until positions are filled.

-Lunch provided both days!

If interested, contact Kelly Wells Kelly.W@lacrosseamerica.com

Include your name, contact info, preferred position and availability.

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 registration is NOW OPEN

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.