Pope John Paul II High School (Pennsylvania)

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Pope John Paul II High School
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Pope John Paul II High School (Pennsylvania)
181 Rittenhouse Rd.

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19468

United States
Coordinates 40°11′53.9″N75°30′32.2″W / 40.198306°N 75.508944°W / 40.198306; -75.508944 Coordinates: 40°11′53.9″N75°30′32.2″W / 40.198306°N 75.508944°W / 40.198306; -75.508944
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Type Private, Coeducational, Alternative
MottoBe not afraid to seek the splendor of truth and to live the gospel of life.
Religious affiliation(s) Roman Catholicism
Patron saint(s) Pope John Paul II
Established2010
School district Archdiocese of Philadelphia
PresidentVincent Cazzetta
PrincipalRev. Brian Kean
Grades 9-12
Color(s) Blue and Athletic Gold   
Athletics conferencePAC-12
MascotGolden Panther
Nickname PJP
Website pjphs.org

Pope John Paul II High School is a Catholic high school in Upper Providence Township, Pennsylvania, near Royersford in Montgomery County within the Archdiocese of Philadelphia. The school teaches Catholicism as well as academic subjects.

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History

The school is a merger of Kennedy-Kenrick Catholic High School, in Norristown, Pa., and St. Pius X High School, in Lower Pottsgrove Township (Pottstown), Pa., by the Archdiocese of Philadelphia. The school opened in September 2010.

Academics

Pope John Paul II High School offers three categories of courses:

College Preparatory

Honors

Advanced Placement

Arts

Studio 38 is the name of the performing arts program at Pope John Paul II High School and they put on a number of different shows within the different divisions. [1]

Rhapsodies

This is the show choir at the school. Performing in the late fall, auditions are open to all students and are usually held in the late spring or early fall.

Spring Musical

Every year, Pope John Paul II puts on a spring musical.

Band

The concert band is open to all students that play an instrument and they play at various school events throughout the year. Within the band, there are the subgroups of the Jazz Band, String Ensemble, and Percussion Ensemble.

Athletics

PJP offers athletics for their students to participate in. They have fall, winter, and spring sports, with separate teams for the boys and the girls. EAch team usually consists of a Junior Varsity and Varsity. [2]

Fall sports

Winter Sports

Spring Sports

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References

  1. "Studio 38 - Clubs and Activities - Pope John Paul II High School". www.pjphs.org. Retrieved 2018-11-21.
  2. "PANTHERS". PANTHERS. Retrieved 2018-11-21.