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New year, new courses

Pooja Krishna and Lauren Gaubert, Editor and Reporter

May 18, 2017

Filed under News, School News

Three new courses will be offered next year: a freshman seminar class, philosophy, and a leadership class. Each of these classes will be semester-long electives. Ms. Downs, who will teach the leadership course, taught a ...

Class of 2021 will take freshman seminar

Mary Grace Theis, Newspaper Reporter

May 5, 2017

Filed under News, School News

Out with the old and in with the new. Next year, all freshmen will be required to take the one-semester Freshman Seminar, designed to help them acclimate to campus life. Mrs. Soriya Nelson, Ms. Melissa Downs, and Mr. Daniel Bouchard w...

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 b...

Students find help with SAT prep

Adele Wallace, J1 Reporter

November 5, 2015

Filed under School News

With two million students taking the test every year, SAT prep classes have become a staple for many juniors, claiming it better prepares them for the test. Physics teacher Vern Dewees has been teaching prep classes for the math...

Students, teachers adjust to the new cellphone policy

David Schwartz, J1 reporter

October 27, 2015

Filed under School News

Students are cheering, but teachers have mixed feelings over the change in cellphone use on campus. The new revised policy gives students more freedom with their cell phones. Silent usage like texting is now allowed during passing p...

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