Welcome, new students! We have a great orientation planned for you. The New Student Meet & Greet is scheduled for Thursday, July 28th from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 Noon.
If you have any questions, please call our office. Note that the office hours for the month of July are Monday - Thursday, from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
St. John Paul II High School is seeking full-time teachers for the following subject areas: English, Mathematics, Spanish and Band.
The applicants should have the required knowledge, abilities, and skills, including State Certification and a minimum of a Bachelor's Degree, with 12 hours of Education 24 in the major subject area.
All interested candidates may download an employment application from the website or send a resume to:
René Gonzalez, M. Ed.
Phone: (361) 855-5744
Applicants must meet diocesan requirements:
Students who took the Advanced Placements in May 2016 may now access their test scores online. Students must access their scores via their College Board SAT account. Follow the link below.
Each year the Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation awards thousands of dollars in college scholarships to high school graduates across the country. Seniors who are interested in applying for one of the Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation Scholarships may begin to apply in August 2016. Follow the link below for more details.
An excellent resource for information about occupations and professions is The Occupational Outlook Handbook. This handbook is a career guide provided by the U.S. Government's Bureau of Labor Statistics. It provides information on a wide range of occupations. For each profession, it describes what workers do on the job, working conditions, the training and education needed, earnings, and expected job prospects. This summer is a great time for students to explore online potential career pathways that may be of interest. To access the online service click the link below.
Seniors, plan to take or re-take your SAT or ACT exam as early as possible. The first ACT is scheduled for September and the first SAT in October. Keep in mind that it will take a few weeks to get your test scores. Your college applications will ask for test scores -- plan accordingly. To register for either college entrance exam and to view the study materials follow the links below. When asked for the St.John Paul II High School code use 441504.
Summer Office Hours
The St. John Paul II High School office hours for the months of June and July will be from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Monday through Thursday. Campus tours can be arranged for prospective students and parents. For more information, please call our information line at (361) 855-5744.
Summer Reading Assignments
The St. John Paul II High School English Department has assigned the books listed below as summer reading for the 2016-2017 school year. It is important that the books be read before the beginning of the school year, since the first class assignments will be based upon the summer reading.
9th Grade – Life of Pi by Yann Martel
10th Grade – The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho
11th Grade – How the Garcia Girls Lost Their Accents by Julia Alvarez
12th Grade – Frankenstein by Mary Shelley
June 20th - 24th Percussion Boot Camp
8:00 a.m-12:00 p.m. (View Slide Show)
June 27th - July 1st Leadership Training (Drum Majors/DIS)
1:00 - 3:00 pm
July 5th- August 1st Band Camp
Full Band 9:00 a.m. -1:00 p.m.
For more information contact Vincent Cruz at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Revised 2016-2017 School Calendar
Do you need to start making plans and setting dates for the 2016-2017 academic school year? Click the link below to access the new school year calendar.
Open enrollment is now in effect. Call to schedule an interview and tour of our school. Links for the downloadable Registration Information and SmartTuition are listed below. If you have any questions about the application process for 2016-2017, please contact Diana Hinojosa at 361-855-5744, extension 209.
There is a lot of action among the second semester sports. Keep up with our teams and players at our sports Centurion Pride website. Watch a video clip of how a tied 4-4 game in the 7th inning ends with a three-run walk-off homerun by Elijah Ramos.