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Knight Notes July 21, 2017


7/31 Registration & Senior Portraits / Summer Lead Training

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

8/1 Coaches’ Meeting / Faculty Back to School Party

8/3-8/4 New Student Retreat

8/4 Faculty/Staff Admin Day

8/7 First Day of School (students report at 8:30 a.m.)

8/8 New Knight Kickoff Event

8/9 PAC Meeting

8/10 Activity Fair / Back to School Night

8/11 LATE START (students report at 9:00 a.m.)

8/14-8/18 School Portraits

8/17 Football Shield Night

8/19 College Application Saturday

8/21 Solar Eclips Event

8/22 Taste and See (Admissions Event)

8/25 Service Fair / Pep Rally / FFE Tailgate

8/26 ACT Primer Review / SAT

8/28-9/1 Wellness Week

8/29 Senior Parent College Info Night

9/4 Labor Day (School Closed) 

9/6 End of 1st Mid-Quarter

9/8 Pep Rally

9/9 ACT

**New & Updated Announcements Are in Blue**


Pedestal Foods 2017-2018 Meal Plans

Enrollment is open for 2017-2018 Meal Plans. Please visit PedestalFoods for options and enrollment information. Deadline to enroll is August 11, 2017. Contact Laine Kelly at Laine.Kelly@pedestalfoods.com with questions. 


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.



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




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