The Lion's ROAR
May 13, 2019
Everything you need to know about what's going on at JPII School. Important news, schedule of events, and volunteer opportunities.
Sports Banquet
May 22nd
6-7:30 pm
As another year comes to a close and our final games are scheduled, let's celebrate our successes with a banquet. Join your coaches and Miss Savage for an evening of recognition. All athletes, including Little Dribblers, and their families are welcome. Athletes and coaches are free!

June Lunches
Forms and payment due in the office by May 23rd

This is our last month of hot lunches. We had two snow days this year, February 12th and March 4th. If your child ordered lunch on those days, please indicate a make-up snow day lunch on June's order form.

Scrip Fundraiser
Summer is around the corner and vacations are being planned. Did you know that the SCRIP fundraiser has gift cards to meet your vacation needs and offset the cost. .  

From the Nurse's Desk

If you are a parent of a daughter in grades 5-7 or a son in grade 8, please check backpack mail for the annual postural screening. The forms MUST be returned if you choose to opt out.
From Mrs. Leyden
Aftercare balances must be brought current prior to receiving end of year report cards. If you have any questions, please contact Mrs. Leyden at  
                   S eussical, Jr.
              May 17-18
The time has come! After many weeks of memorizing their lines and choreographing the dances, our drama department is ready to shine! Tickets are on sale now. Grab them before they sell out.
                                                        Ticket order form

School Uniforms
Dennis uniforms is now our official uniform provider.

Attached you will find the 2019-2020 school uniform dress-code. There will be a one year transition period; however, school year 2020-2021 will be a full adoption of the new uniform dress code.

Make-up, nail polish (and nails), hair and jewelry dress code (including headbands) continues to be in effect for the 2019-2020 school year.

Save the Koalas

This is our school-wide service project. 7th grade worked hard on their presentations and put the choice in the student body's hands.

Strides for Slides: May 24th

It is that time of year! Help us raise enough money to complete our playground! Without you, we can not reach our goal. Grab the pledge sheet and call your families, friends and neighbors!

Pledge sheet     Flyer    

Field Day!
May 31st
Time to say good-bye to another school year! What better way to do it than with our annual field-day. This is a great way to top off any service hours left to complete, spend the day in the sun, and enjoy all the laughter! Below is the link to sign-up for all the fun! We can not do it without you!

Please have your hamburger/hotdog order to the office by May 17.

Did you know that Middletown recently passed a ban on plastic grocery bags? In an effort to help our community safely recycle the plastic bags already in use, JPII will be sponsoring a school-wide collection from May 15 May 31.                                                                                               
PK, K and 8th grade

Hard to believe the year has flown by and it almost time to say good-bye to our 8th graders and watch our PK and Kindergarten students celebrate their successes this year as they all graduate.

8th grade graduation, Thursday, June 6th, 6pm at St. Pius X Church

PK graduation: June 12th at 9am

Kindergarten graduation: June 13th at 9am                                                             
Summer Camps 2019

In case you missed the big announcement, we have 16 exciting camps scheduled for this summer!

     Pass this along to family and friends our camps are open to all!

                           Don't miss out! Some camps have a maximum number!
It is official!!
(as of 5/13/2019)

June 14th will be our last school day for the 2018-19 school year! Dismissal will be at 11:30! School uniforms will be expected unless Mr. Fitzgerald decides on a theme.

 August 28th will be our first day back for the 2019-20 school year.

2019-20 School Year Calendar (slight update)
Upcoming Dress down days

May 15 : Robotics club fundraiser. $2
May 28 : Save the Koalas Dress down $2
Mark your Calendar!

  • 5/13, 5/15, 5/16 Drama: Full Cast and Crew at Mercy
  • 5/15 Robotics Club dress-down day fundraiser
  • 5/23 Save the Koalas Bake Sale
  • 5/24 Strides for Slides
  • 5/28 Save the Koalas Dress Down Day
  • 5/31 Field Day
  • 6/6 8th grade Graduation at St. Pius X (6pm)
  • 6/12 PK graduation
  • 6/13 Kindergarten Graduation
  • 6/14 Last Day of School 11:30 dismissal

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