John Paul II Catholic Secondary School

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This article is about the school in London. For the school in Toronto, see Pope John Paul II Catholic Secondary School.
John Paul II Catholic Secondary School
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Maturare In Dignitatem
Mature in Dignity
1300 Oxford Street East
London, Ontario, N5V 4P7
School type Catholic High School
Founded 1985 (1991 current location)
School board London District Catholic School Board
School number 3363
Principal Dan Howard
Vice principal Rick Townend
Grades 9-12
Enrollment 959 (September 2014)
Language English
Area North London
Colour(s) Maroon, White and Black
Mascot Jaguar
Team name JP2 Jaguars (Jags)
Last updated: October 21, 2014

John Paul II Catholic Secondary School, often referred to as JPII, is a secondary school in London, Ontario. It is administered by the London District Catholic School Board. It is located at 1300 Oxford Street East, at the northeast corner of Oxford and Highbury Avenue, next to Fanshawe College.

The school opened in 1985 and was originally located on Huron Street. The current building at Oxford and Highbury was opened in 1991.

The School is well known for its technology department. Classes include the following: Aviation, Transportation, Construction, Manufacturing, Hospitality, and several others.

The school's colours are maroon white and sky blue and its team name is Jaguars (or "Jags"). Its motto is maturare in dignitatem ("mature in dignity").

This school is named after the Pope John Paul II.

The current principal is Dan Howard, and the vice-principals are Melanie Morgan and Rick Townend.


Points of Interest: -Originally opened on September 2, 1985 in the former St. Lawrence Elementary School at 920 Huron St. -Original school population of 171 grade 9 and 10 students -New building officially opened on October 19, 1991 -Team Name: Jaguars -School Colours: maroon, white, sky blue -School Motto: Maturare In Dignitatem - "Mature in Dignity" -John Paul II has a diverse, multi-cultural student population -John Paul II is a leader in technological studies and has formal partnerships with Fanshawe College, triOS College and local industry -Our school has an extremely low drop-out rate (less than 2%) and the majority of John Paul II graduates go on to college and university [1]

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  1. ^ "Home". Retrieved 2013-10-30. 

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