News

2020-2021 School Year Options

Posted on Jun. 4, 2020

Hello current and future St. JPII families! What a past few months it has been! Our staff has truly appreciated your support throughout these past few months of uncertain times and distance learning! …

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…

2019

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…

2018

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…