Parent Volunteers Needed

Posted on Apr. 4, 2024

We are looking for parent volunteers to assist with our full school track meet on May 14th. The event will run for the course of the full school day.  Please contact if available.

Open House

Posted on Apr. 3, 2024

We are open for an open house April 15 6:00-7:30 PM  

Confirmation Schedule

Posted on Mar. 12, 2024

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St. JP2 Three-Way Conferences

Posted on Mar. 1, 2024

Three-Way Conferences are booked on a first come, first served basis. If there are no available time slots for a particular teacher, you are welcome to contact the teacher via email to discuss your child’s…


Smore Link September 18-22

Posted on Sep. 17, 2023

Greetings St. JPII Patriot Parents/Guardians: Please click on the following link to access the Patriot Post for the week Sept. 18-22, 2023 Have a wonderful week everyone!…

New Absence Reporting Procedure

Posted on Sep. 13, 2023

23-24 Student Absence Reporting School Messenger is no longer available   If your child will be absent, please email the school at or call 780-992-0889  to indicate that a student…

Terry Fox Run

Posted on Sep. 7, 2023

On Friday, September 22, beginning at 1:23, we will be hosting our annual Terry Fox Run. Parents and guardians are welcome to take part in this event, along with our school community. If you would like…

Performing Arts Field Trip to Birch Bay Wednesday,…

Posted on Sep. 5, 2023

Please be sure to have your notes signed as soon as possible and returned to Mrs. Smadis We need at least 4 adult volunteers please ask and let Mrs. Smadis know ASAP

2023-2024 Supplies List

Posted on Jun. 21, 2023

Hello St. JPII Community!  As we begin to prepare for the upcoming 2023-2024 school year, our supply lists are now available. Please see the attached link below for all grades supply list.  Wishing…

2023 Elk Island Catholic Schools Refugee Relief Lenten…

Posted on Mar. 9, 2023

This Lent EICS is continuing to partner with Catholic Social Services to support Refugees and Newcomers from Ukraine. Catholic Social Services is currently responding to as many as 60 calls a day from…


Confirmation Sacramental Preparation 2022-2023 

Posted on Dec. 19, 2022

Confirmation Sacramental Preparation 2022-2023  OLA Parish  Dear Families,  We are so blessed to be able to journey with you and your child on their Sacramental Journeys. Father Carlos and our Sacramental…

OLA Christmas Mass Schedule

Posted on Nov. 23, 2022

        CHRISTMAS AND NEW YEARS MASS TIMES Saturday, Dec. 24, Christmas Eve. O.L.A., Fort Sask.: 4:30pm, 6:30pm, 9:00pm and Midnight Sunday, Dec. 25, Christmas DayO.L.A., Fort Sask.: 10:00am Daily…

2022-2023 Supply Lists

Posted on Jun. 27, 2022

Hello St. JPII Community!  As we begin to prepare for the upcoming 2022-2023 school year, our supply lists are now available. Please see the attached link below for all grades supply list.  Wishing…

2022-2023 School Year Options

Posted on Jun. 10, 2022

Hello!  As the 2022-2023 school year begins, St John Paul II is pleased to offer a wide variety of unique options for our students. If you have not already registered for your option courses, please…


Saint John Paul II Feast Day Friday October 22nd

Posted on Oct. 20, 2021

Saint John Paul II May 18, 1920-April 2, 2005   Born: Karol Josef Wojtyla Feast Day: October 22 Patron Saint: World Youth Day Video about St. John Paul: John Paul II: A look back at the life of a Saint…

Virtual Open House

Posted on Apr. 19, 2021

Since we couldn't invite you into the school this year we asked some students what they thought about attending school here. Click here to out what the students at JPII have to say about their school!…


Alms Jars

Posted on Mar. 9, 2020

Hello St. JPII Family! During our Lenten journey, the three pillars are meant to help us rebuild and strengthen our bond with God. Praying, Fasting and Alms giving are all expected of us. To give alms…

Our Lenten Journey Begins!

Posted on Mar. 4, 2020

1st Sunday of Lent Today marking the first Sunday of Lent, we hear in Matthew of Jesus’ forty days in the desert. Hearing of Jesus’ time being tested by Satan prompts us, perhaps somewhat naturally,…

Pink Shirt Day!

Posted on Mar. 3, 2020

Hello St. JPII Family! Our school wide Pink Shirt Day was a huge success. So many of our students arrived with Pink Shirts and stood up against bullying. Many fantastic conversations were had and a lot…

Basketball Successes!

Posted on Feb. 24, 2020

Hello St. JPII Family, Congratulations to the boys and girls basketball teams who competed at the Ardrossan Invitational basketball tournament this past weekend. The teams were in tough against some strong…

Accountability Pillar Survey

Posted on Feb. 17, 2020

Dear Elk Island Catholic School Families, Alberta Education has begun conducting the annual Accountability Pillar Survey. Parents of students in grade 4, 7 and 10 should have already receive a mailed…

First Annual Family Game Night

Posted on Jan. 22, 2020

On Thursday, January 30th from 6:30 - 9:00 pm, We will have the first ever family games night at St. John Paul II. Take a break from technology for a couple of hours as you explore old favorites from…


Musical Theater Performance

Posted on Nov. 27, 2019

A frigid hello to everyone!  The time has come for our amazing musical theater program's Christmas performance! They students have been working hard to bring together their performance of "The North…

Basketball Tryouts

Posted on Nov. 18, 2019

Hello and welcome back!  With an incredibly successful volleyball season under our belts, it is now time for basketball season! Basketball tryouts are upon us over the next two weeks.  The coach for…

The Chaplain's Corner

Posted on Oct. 28, 2019

30th Sunday of Ordinary Time This week, we see the parable of the pharisee and the tax collector. Two individuals who seem to be completely on opposite sides when it comes to God's kingdom. Whom do you…

Picture Retakes

Posted on Oct. 7, 2019

Hello!  There was a little bit of confusion with the upcoming Picture Retakes!  Our school will have picture retakes on November 8th. More details to come but it is NOT October 8th or October 28th.…

Orange Shirt Day

Posted on Oct. 7, 2019

Orange Shirt Day is a day when we honour the Indigenous children who were sent away to residential schools in Canada and learn more about the history of those schools. The “orange shirt” in Orange…

Girls Volleyball Team Takes Silver

Posted on Sep. 28, 2019

Hello St. JPII! The growth of our girls volleyball team has been absolutely incredible! At our first league game on Tuesday, these girls had trouble moving their feet and passing a ball. During our second…

Terry Fox Run 2019

Posted on Sep. 15, 2019

Dear parents/guardians, Your child will be participating in a school-wide Terry Fox Run on Monday, September 23rd beginning at approximately 12:45PM. Students will be running for approximately 35 to 40…

School Council! We Want You!

Posted on Sep. 8, 2019

Hello everyone! Please join us for our first School Council meeting of the school year which is scheduled for Wednesday, Sept. 11th @ 6:30pm in the school library. The meeting will be taking place on…

Principal Welcome Message

Posted on Sep. 3, 2019

Welcome to St. John Paul II Catholic School! On behalf of the entire staff, I would like to formally welcome all of our students to St. John Paul II Catholic School for the 2019/2020 school year. We are…

2019-2020 Supply List

Posted on Aug. 21, 2019

Hello everyone!  No doubt everyone is excited for the arrival of another school year. The 2019-2020 school year looks to be one of our most exciting to date! There is however an important change regarding…

2019-2020 Option List

Posted on Jun. 4, 2019

Hello!  As the 2019-2020 school year begins, St John Paul II is pleased to offer a wide variety of unique options for our students. If you have not already registered for your option courses, please…

Quebec & Montreal 2020

Posted on Jan. 7, 2019

Bonjour toutes les personnes! Are you interested in travelling to Montreal, Quebec City and Ottawa with your friends?  Would you like to be learn more about Canadian history and experience authentic…


Website Updating

Posted on Sep. 7, 2018

Hello!  St John Paul II Catholic School would like to thank the parent and school community for its patience as we transition to our new website design and layout. Over the next two weeks, the school…