Weekly Parent Update April 22, 2021

Student of the Week

The Student of the Week is Evan Karabanoff, nominated by Coach Leon.



Freshmen Retreat

Thank you to all the students, faculty and parents that put together an amazing Freshmen Retreat!!!


From Barbara Little

Please mark your Calendars for April 24, 2021 at 6 p.m. for the Black and Gold Fiesta in the Quads.   This will be the first joint fundraiser for Bishop Garriga Middle Preparatory School and St. John Paul II High School.

It will be a Fiesta outside with complimentary beer and wine, dinner, silent and live auction and music.  

Parent, staff and alumni tickets are $50 - a 50% reduction from the regular ticket price of $100.

If your place of business purchases a sponsorship, you could sit at their table!     All for a good cause for our two schools.!!

For more information and/or to purchase a sponsorship or tickets,  please visit www.jpiihighschool.org or call Barbara Little at 855-5744, Ext. 212 or email blittle@jpiihighschool.org



From Ms. Lindstrom

Yearbooks still on sale! Order now!



From Laura Okoniewski

Re-Enrollment ($100 drawing)

  • If you would like to pay ½ of your enrollment fee now and the other ½ before Aug. 1, 2021 please reach out to Laura Okoniewski (855-5744 ext. 202 or lokoniewski@jpiihighschool.org)
  • Those re-enrolled by Friday at 11am CST will have a chance to win $100 worth of scratch offs.


From Coach Leon

Centurion Baseball pulls off a big win over Victoria St. Joseph 17-1. They needed to win by 4 in order to remain in the hunt for 1st in District .  One more win and they are officially District Champions!




PTO Meeting will be in person on April 28, 2021 at 6:00pm, Spring Raffle to follow.


Mandatory Spring Raffle Money & Ticket Stubs can be turned into the school office by Friday April 23rd at the latest.  Drawing is April 28th.


Contact Erica D. Lozano (361) 548-6344  ericadlozano@gmail.com or

Veronica Maxwell (361) 816-9234  veronica.maxwell@ccisd.us with any questions.


PICNIC TABLE DONATION: PTO would like to provide seating for the fans at the Bishop Carmody Field, focusing on our food concession area.  For $150 donation, you are providing a 72 in Brown Southern Yellow Pine Rectangle Table.  The table will have a 4.5 x 2.5 engraved name plate placed on the table, recognizing the individual(s), family or business for their generous donation to St. John Paul II High School.  Please consider helping our school beautify the Bishop Carmody Field.  Extended Deadline is Friday, April 30th.


Contact Melissa Perez (361) 549-1201 with any questions or if you would like a form.




Senior Banquet-Desserts

Parents if you are lacking service hours we have an opportunity for you!  We are accepting donations to purchase desserts for our 2021 Senior Banquet! Remember every $10 donation equates to 1 service hour!

Please submit your donation to the office no later than May 7, 2021. Please review the available slots at the below link and click on the button to sign up. Contact Melissa Perez (361) 549-1201 with any questions. Thank you!



Please look at our “St. John Paul II High School PTO” Facebook page for more details and all the signup genius’ for parent hours.


From Mrs. McCullion

Bring a new culture into your home!!

We have a few international students interested in attending our school. Would you be interested in being a host family? 

Host family provides a place for the student to live and transportation to and from school. Stipend is provided by Educatius international student company.  JPII parent hours are waived as well.  Reach out to me with questions and for more information. 

Do not miss out on this neat opportunity.