The September issue of our e-Newsletter, the Golden Opportunity, is now avaiable online. To access a PDF version of the Golden Opportunty, click here.
The theme for the October Red Ribbon Week is "Respect Yourself." Our school will have a week of daily activities October 23 - 31. Got ideas? Share them with our Student Council.
Attention All Seniors: Schedule an appointment with Salazar Photography as soon as possible for your senior photos. Call Adriana Salazar at 361.853.4083. These are the photos that will be used for the yearbooks and graduation programs.
The 2015-2016 St. John Paul II High School KEDT Challenge! Team members are (seated L-R) Amy Ayala 9th grade, Brandon Deeb 11th grade, (standing L-R) Alex Kimmer 11th grade, Jacob Juarez 12th grade, Nick Kimmel 12th grade, and Jacob Zamarron 12th grade. Challenge! Team Sponsor is Mrs. Jane Elia Longoria. This will be our school's 10th year of participation with Challenge! The program televises academic quiz shows that originate in the studios of KEDT-TV and are streamed on the Corpus Christi Caller-Times Web site.
Each year twelve students are selected to serve as our campus ambassadors -- the Legati Circle. This year's members are (front row, L-R) Ileene Salazar, Ceejay Saenz, Julia Maldonado, (middle row, L-R) Jacob Zamarron, Natalie Trevino, Mikayla Burton, Renee Muniz, Joshua Martinez, (back row, L-R) Roland Flores, Jacob Juarez, Adrian Pichardo, and Nicholas Kimmel.
On Tuesday, September 8th, Mr. Smith Scarborough representing Schreiner University will be on our campus during both lunch shifts. Students who are interested in visiting with Mr. Scarborough about the admissions process for Schreiner University may do so at their lunch shift. To learn more about Schreiner University click here.
Rebecca Smith, a representative of the Texas A&M Health Science Center, brought several medical simulators for exhibition through Mr. Gain’s biology classes. At one station students were able to learn about the procedures phlebotomists apply as they draw blood from patients. The medical mobile library has a variety of manikins that allow “hands-on” activities for students. These demonstrations make students aware of the many opportunities in the fields of health care – some sources indicate that 40% of occupations and professions are in the fields of heath care.
St. John Paul II High School senior Nicholas Kimmel was awarded the General Marc Cisneros Scholarship at the Wednesday, August 26th school Mass. Nicholas was selected to receive this scholarship because he exemplifies the leadership and character traits of those represented by General Cisneros. Congratulations, Nicholas. Read more . . .
|Students who plan to take the ACT or SAT may now register online for 2015-2016 exams. The earliest ACT is in September and the earlist SAT is in October. Go to to our "ACT & SAT Test Dates" page under "Academics" -- click the icon at left. e are registration deadlines for each testing session. Seniors will need to submit test scores along with academic transcript when appling to colleges.|
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 2015-2016, please contact Ilene Biberstein at 361-855-5744, extension 209.