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Fashion Forward

Fashion Forward

Nicholas Ronk, Senior Newswriter
May 9, 2017
Filed under Arts & Life, Community News, Top Stories

Just three years after graduating, Brandon Rose (’14) has launched a high-end fashion company, while pursuing a double major in Kinesiology and Business Management at the University of Alabama. “I am loving every minute of it,” Rose said. “I also love and appreciate the knowledge I am receiving...

Hike for Life saves lives

Hike for Life saves lives

Mia Negron, Reporter
October 6, 2016
Filed under Community News

Approximately 240 students and community members gathered at John Paul II High School Sept. 24 to promote the dignity of all human life at the annual Hike for Life. They raised $24,500 to support the cause. The Pro-Life Club has sponsored the  Hike for Life for eight years. Mrs. Monica Rollino, Pr...

Cardinals raise more than $220,000

Joy Schwarz, Reporter
October 2, 2016
Filed under Community News, News, School News

Community members donated more than $220,000 for JPII in the annual North Texas Giving Day. JPII placed second overall in the individual gifts school leaderboard, earning a cash bonus. “The success of this year has really been built on the foundation of the past three years, with the beginni...

Seniors vote for the first time

Briana Hackfeld, J1 Reporter
November 5, 2015
Filed under Community News

A small group of seniors were able to vote in the November election.  This was their first time voting and they eagerly awaited the responsibility and privilege that vote brings. “Since it’s my first time to actually be able to vote,” senior Spencer Forbes said, “it marks my transition...

JPII Community raises more than a quarter million dollars on North Texas Giving Day

Samantha Flores, J1 Reporter
October 21, 2015
Filed under Community News

The John Paul II community raised more than $261,000 this year on the annual North Texas Giving Day. “It makes me feel good knowing that I gave back to my school’s community,” freshman Megan Mortensen, whose family donated $5,000, said. “I know that the money is going to good use.” JPII...

Spreading the Love

Spreading the Love

Natalie Royer
October 2, 2015
Filed under Community News, News, Top Stories

JPII collected 1,566 jars of peanut butter, almost two tons,  for the North Texas Food Bank to help end hunger in the community. Jars were collected during September and donated Sept. 30 in a special assembly with the mayor of Plano. “JPII does the peanut butter drive to help support the city...

#hoco2015: Jersey Day slideshow

#hoco2015: Jersey Day slideshow

October 1, 2015
Filed under Arts & Life, Community News, News, Top Stories

Photographers include Marie Baert, Bella Duncan, Addisyn Burlage, Payton Machock, Ayllyn Nolte, Allison Noyes, Maria Osorio, Reese Price and Lindsey Terreri.

JPII reaches new donation level on NT Giving Day

Pooja Krishna, Reporter
January 8, 2015
Filed under Community News, News, School News

The John Paul II High School community donated $240,860 this year on North Texas Giving Day, surpassing last year’s record by over $50,000. “North Texas Giving Day allows us to come together as a school community to fund the operational needs of high school because tuition does not cover the...

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