The Lion's ROAR
February 10
Everything you need to know about what's going on at JPII School. Important news, schedule of events, and volunteer opportunities.

Financial Aid

Start now! All documentation MUST be submitted by March 5th. Waiting too long will only cause you frustration.

Don't Delay!

Land's End Free LOGO promotion

Now is a good time to prepare for the summer uniform.
Crest logo only on all uniform pieces.

Parent Satisfaction Survey

How are we doing? Please complete the parent satisfaction survey to let us know what we are doing well, and where we need to improve. Thank you for your time in completing the survey.

SCRIP Orders

Scrip online and paper/check orders for plastic gift cards are due this Friday, February 14 for backpack delivery the following week.

Registration for 2020-21 is in progress!

If you are planning on enrolling a younger, or older, sibling that has not attended St. John Paul II School, you will need to fill out the attached form and return it to the office. New student registration is not available online. Registration reminders will be sent out weekly. If you have not gotten an email, please check your spam folder.

Hot Dog Orders are due tomorrow,
February 11th
Forms went home last week

NUT Day February 12th

Can and Bottle Drive
February 22

Boy Scout Troop 41 will be holding a can and bottle drive on Saturday, 2/22, from 8 to 10 am in the St. John Paul II School parking lot. If you have cans and bottles for donation and would like to arrange for pick up, please contact Ed Myer (860) 805-0330.

Fundraising while you Shop!

Smile. : Blessed John Paul
Lovable Labels : Your answer to missing items

Stop and Shop: school - code 06433
Price Chopper : School code 49814

Since we are experiencing a higher rate of absenteeism and illness lately; a few reminders for you to pass on to your

  • encourage hand washing before and after eating, after bathroom use, and after coughing into hands.
  • cover mouth when coughing, use crook of arm if needed
  • drink plenty of fluids
  • get a good night's sleep
  • keep hands away from face

A few gentle reminders for parents:

  • please send in water bottles for your student to keep them hydrated
  • please call the school if your student will be absent and state the reason
  • please do not send your student to school with an illness for the health and well being of your student and everyone else
  • If your child has had an elevated temperature, it must be normal, 98.6, for 24-hours without the use of medication such as Tylenol, Motrin, or Advil
  • If your child is vomiting, they must be 24 hours free from vomiting before returning to the school.
  • If your child has tested positive for the flu, please send in a note with the diagnosis.

Just a reminder. If your child has been ill and out of school for 3 or more days, A note needs to be sent in the day of return.

Please check backpacks for missing ice packs.

Do you have Box Tops Hanging Around?
Send them in!!

The race is back on! Who will win the next free dress day?!
Lyman Pies

With every pie purchased, the school gets a percentage of the proceeds! Let your families and friends know so they can have their pies for Easter Dinner!

Did you miss the deadline for ordering a yearbook??
Good News!!! Sales have been extended until
March 13th.
Do not delay! Contact Mrs. Serio at
Summer Camps
Coming this week in the Mid-Week Growl!
Stayed tuned for updates on summer camps at JPII, Mercy and Xavier!

Mark your Calendar

  • 2/12 NUT Day
  • 2/14 Hot Dog Fundraiser
  • 2/17 President's Day NO SCHOOL
  • 2/18-2/19 Winter Break NO SCHOOL
  • 2/26 Ash Wednesday
  • 3/6 Report cards
  • 3/16 Teacher In-service (NO SCHOOL)