The Lion's ROAR
February 22, 2021
Everything you need to know about what's going on at JPII School. Important news, schedule of events, and volunteer opportunities.
Registration 2021-2022 School Year

Secure your child's spot in his/her class by registering before March 31st.

We have started the re-registration process and all families have been sent the link to access the registration form. Please check your spam/junk folder for the email. Many classes are approaching capacity and new registrations have been coming into the office.


If you did not get a link, or need a new one,please EMAIL the office at office@jpii.org and another link will be sent out.
Be a SUPERHERO and help fight off Leukemia and Lymphoma

Student Council continues to work towards its goal to benefit LLS.

Wednesday, February 24th come dressed as your favorite superhero.


Bring in a $5 donation and come dressed as a SUPERHERO!



The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s Hero Squad program ensures that no child has to take on cancer alone.

By uniting students through teamwork, empathy, and respect for others, we strive to achieve our ultimate squad goal: a world without blood cancer.

Financial Aid

Applications MUST be submitted and finalized by March 5th, 2021.
Do not wait until March to get started.

Financial Aid information packets for the 2021-22 school year will be going home this week. Please check backpack mail every day. This information can also be found on the website.

Munson's Chocolate

St. John Paul II School is excited to announce a delicious way to support our organization! We will be fundraising with Munson's Chocolates from 1/18/2021 through 3/1/2021.
During this time, please visit our Campaign page

(Orders must be placed on this page only!)

There is something for everyone, and these treats also make great gifts!

Orders will arrive around March 26th right be before Easter.

To help our fundraising efforts go even further, please be sure to share the link to our fundraising page with your family and friends! We appreciate your support!
2021 NORWICH DIOCESAN VIRTUAL WOMEN’S CONFERENCE

Meet our Keynote speaker, author, storyteller, and retreat leader, Julianne Stanz. Julianne has authored the book Developing Disciples for Christ, is the Director of Parish Life and Evangelization for the Diocese of Green Bay, Wisconsin, and is a consultant for the USCCB Committee on Catechesis and Evangelization. She has a monthly blog on the website “The Catechist’s Journey.


JPII is hosting its 1st Annual Golf Tournament this Spring!

We need your assistance to continue the success we are seeing as we prepare for our first of many gold tournaments. Do you own a business? Know someone who owns a business? OR do you want to help sponsor the tournament?! There are many levels of sponsorship, each with its own incentive. 

Feel free to copy this attachment and pass it along!

This is a great community-building opportunity!


Day of Golf Tournament Volunteers


We are looking for 20 volunteers on May 16th, 2021 to make the largest fundraiser of the year a success. Some of the areas that we need assistance with are: set up, registration, raffle ticket sales, 50/50 raffle ticket sales, par 3 hole-in-one marshals, organization of raffle prizes. 

Your time will be put to good use, and this is going to be a great event with your help. 

Please review the available slots below and click on the button to sign up.

Thank you!



SCRIP is now offering gift card orders to be shipped directly to your home.
You can place orders online and get physical gift cards mailed directly rather than wait for a school order to come in via backpack.

School orders, with checks, can still be sent to the office.

This new feature allows you pay online and get your gift cards directly, and sooner.
Fundraising while you shop!

Blessed John Paul II School
Lovable Labels: Your answer to lost item prevention.

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

Shoprite: No school code

HSA Meeting
Wednesday, March 3
6:30 pm in TEAMS


If you attend the meeting, your child receives a free dress-down day the following day! (March 4) Please make sure you can access TEAMS prior to the night of the meeting. The HSA officers will start the meeting promptly at 6:30 that evening; please do not start your own meeting. Detailed instructions on how to join (not start) a TEAMS meeting, without confusion, is in TEAMS.

Directions are in TEAMS

Mark your Calendar


  • 3/3/21 HSA Meeting
  • 3/15: Teacher Inservice (NO SCHOOL)
  • 3/17: Report Cards
  • 4/1-4/11 Spring Break
  • 5/31: Memorial Day (NO SCHOOL)
  • 6/3 OR 6/6/10: 8th-grade graduation
  • 6/17 Last day of school (TENTATIVE)