StJPII Newsletter Term 4 Issue 9 Now Available To Download
The last newsletter for the year is here!
Newsletter Issue 9 includes the latest news, videos from our big events, staffing updates for 2018, updates from the SRC, Stages 5-6 and our ICT team as well as important notices around transactions/paying fees, the College Uniform Shop trading hours for January 2018 and other upcoming events.
We remind our StJPII community to like our Facebook page and download the Skoolbag app for instant updates and news from the College!
The last day of classes for all students will be Thursday, 14 December, with school interviews taking place afterwards from 3.30pm - 6pm, as well as 8am - 10am on Friday, 15 December. Click here for booking information.
Have a great weekend!
Download Newsletter Issue 9 HERE.
Uniform Shop January 2018 Trading Hours (also closed Thursday, 14 December 2017)
January 2018 Extended Trading Hours:
Monday 22 January - 8am to 2.30pm
Tuesday 23 January - 8.30am to 3.30pm
Wednesday 24 January - 8.30am to 3.30pm
Monday 29 January - 8am to 2.15pm
Normal Trading Hours resume from 30 January:
Tuesdays - 8am to 2.30pm
Thursdays - 9am to 3.30pm
All transactions to be made by Wednesday, 13 December
Please note that all school fee accounts for 2017 should be finalised by Friday 8 December 2017, unless you have contacted the school office and made other arrangements to extend your payment arrangement. Due to the school's transition to a new Finance System NO PAYMENTS can be receipted at either of the School Offices after 12 noon on Wednesday 13 December 2017.
Should you be experiencing financial difficulties, please do not hesitate to contact either Mrs Jean Webb on 9208-7239 or Mr Andrew Noney on 9208-7238 to discuss this matter further. We would like to thank those families that have already finalised their accounts for 2017.
StJPII Newsletter Term 4 Issue 8 Now Available to Download!
We have had a very exciting and eventful first four weeks in Term 4 at StJPII with many being recognised for their achievements, many Masses celebrated, many excelling in their learning with a range of fun learning strategies and more!
Have a read, add the upcoming events to your calendars and enjoy videos from the latest ATSI Student Conference, Year 7 2018 Transition Day, Year 9 Peer Support Day and Year 10 Reflection Day.
CLICK HERE to download the latest StJPII Newsletter.
Have a great weekend!
StJPII: Congratulations to the Graduating Class of 2017!
The last two weeks at St John Paul II were full of reflections and celebrations as we farewelled the graduating class of 2017! Year 12 students looked back on their high school journey, friendships, memories, spirituality and lessons learnt in the last 6 years as they came to their final days at StJPII.
Below are two short videos that have captured the many special moments shared during this exciting time at the College.
All of us in the StJPII community would like to congratulate the graduating class of 2017 and wish them all a prosperous future, taking with them the many memories and values held as a student of St John Paul II Catholic College.
WATCH: StJPII Terra Sancta Day 2017
WATCH: Year 12 2017 Graduation Ceremony
StJPII Newsletter Term 3 Issue 7 Now Available to Download
Term 3 has been a very busy and important time of year for the College, from Year 9-12 Examinations and Year 12 HSC Showcases to 2018 enrolments and all the preparation in farewelling our Year 12 students at the upcoming StJPII Terra Sancta Day and Year 12 Graduation Ceremony.
Our latest newsletter includes all of this and more! Watch the action from Year 7 Medieval Day and the Year 12 HSC Music Showcase, read the latest from our School Counsellor, updates from our Stage 5 and 6 teams, the ICT Department and Student Representative Council as well as the latest exciting news from the StJPII community.
We look forward to welcoming everyone to our big StJPII Terra Sancta Day next Friday, 15 September, for a day of farewells and celebrations!
CLICK HERE to download Newsletter Term 3 Issue 7.
Have a great weekend.
Head Lice Notice
StJPII Office closed on 3 October 2017
StJPII Newsletter Issue 6 Now Available to Download
Term 3 has definitely been a time for great learning, achievements and celebrations at St John Paul II Catholic College!
Newsletter Issue 6 for 2017 has all the latest information around teaching and learning at the College, as well as all the important events coming up in the next month, new videos to watch, updates from our School Counsellor and Careers Advisor and news from our Semester Awards, RISE UP Assembly and Year 7 St Mary of the Cross Mackillop Mass.
This issue also includes an invitation and further information to our Year 12 HSC Visual Arts Major Works Showcase on August 23 and St Joseph's "Spring Spectacular" taking place on September 1.
CLICK HERE to view Newsletter Term 3 Issue 6.
We also remind parents/caregivers that all the latest exciting news, updates and important notices are constantly posted on our official St John Paul II Catholic College Facebook page and Skoolbag App!
CLICK HERE to like the StJPII Facebook Page.
CLICK HERE to view downloading instructions for our Skoolbag App.
Term 3 School Fees Due by 21 August
Term 3 fees were posted out on Monday, 24 July 2017 and fall due/payable by Monday, 21 August 2017.
Please contact Jean Webb on 9208-7239 if you have not received your statement.
Should you wish to discuss your account or apply for an extension of time please contact either Mrs Jean Webb on 9208-7239 or Mr Andrew Noney on 9208-7238.
Thank you to those parents/caregivers who have paid or are paying off their school fees through an arrangement.
Year 7 2nd dose HPV & Varicella Vaccinations Deferred Until 8 September 2017
The Year 7 2nd dose HPV & Varicella vaccinations have been deferred until Friday, 8 September, 2017.
CLICK HERE to view updated parent/caregiver information regarding the vaccination program.
Vaccination Program Information for Years 7, 11 & 12 Parents/Caregivers
The document found at the link below provides parents/caregivers of Year 7, 11 & 12 students useful information regarding the NSW Vaccination Program.
We encourage all to view the information in preparation for upcoming vaccinations for students, including the Year 11 & 12 Meningococcal vaccination next Friday, 19 May.
CLICK HERE to view the document.
REMINDER: All requests for leave from school must be in writing PRIOR to the leave
StJPII would like to remind all parents/caregivers that ALL requests for leave must be in writing PRIOR to the leave via email or note.
SMS responses are ONLY used for sickness or emergencies where prior notice could not be given.
Leave applications can be found under Administration in School Notes.
Further information regarding leave from school can be found under "Communication with the School" in the College Handbook.
Please feel free to contact the College Office on 9208 7200 if you have any questions or enquiries.
Schofields Campus Student Drop Off/Pick Up Zone Changes
The Schofields Campus has recently upgraded the student drop off/pick up zone! The drop off zone for our Schofields Campus is located next to the College at Rose Cottage and now has a separate entry drive way and exit driveway.
Although there is some signage, we are looking to improve the signage in these areas to assist with the easy flow of traffic. We ask that parents/caregivers dropping off or picking up students please use the new entry and exit driveways as shown in the image below.
Reminder: Please Label All Belongings Brought to School
The staff at the College Office would like to remind students and parents/caregivers to please label all belongings that are brought to school so that lost property can be returned to the correct students.
This includes uniforms, devices, stationary, sports equipment and any other important items.
If your child has lost any of their belonging, please advise them to visit the College Office to look at what has been handed into lost property.
Any questions, please feel free to contact the College Office on 9208 7200.