Pope John Paul II High School (Louisiana)
|Pope John Paul II Catholic High School|
|1901 Jaguar Drive
Slidell, Louisiana, (St. Tammany Parish), 70461
|Religious affiliation(s)||Roman Catholic|
|Patron saint(s)||Karol Józef Wojtyła|
|School district||Archdiocese of New Orleans|
|Superintendent||Dr. Jan Daniel Lancaster|
|Asst. Principal||Lise Bremond|
|Chaplain||Fr. Pat Wattigny|
|Hours in school day||7.25|
|Color(s)||Scarlet, Navy and Gold|
|Rival||Archbishop Hannan High School|
|Accreditation||Southern Association of Colleges and Schools |
|Dean of Students||Roy Delaney|
|Guidance Counselor||Salvatore Vinterella|
|Athletic Director||Mark Jeanmard|
|Director of Campus Ministries||Michael Bourgeois|
Pope John Paul II High School was established in 1980. The first Principal of Pope John Paul II (PJP) was Glenn Gennaro. Since then, there have been five principals: James Klassen, Lawrence Keller, Carmen Schexnaildre, Richard Berkowitz, and the present principal Martha Mundine.
PJP offers a college-preparatory standards based curriculum interwoven with the Catholic Identity Standards prescribed by the U.S.C.C.B. In addition to its basic college-prep classes, PJP offers an array of Advanced Placement, dual enrollment and virtual courses to suit any type of student.
PJP offers a wide array of extra-curricular activities to suit every possible interest of its students.
Athletic offerings include:
Boys: football, swimming, cross country, power lifting, soccer, basketball, baseball, golf, track & field, dance team and cheerleading. Girls: volleyball, swimming, cross country, power lifting, soccer, basketball, softball, golf, track & field, dance team and cheerleading.
Clubs include: National Honors Society, Student Council, History Club, Environmental Club, Math Club, Mu Alpha Theta, Foreign Languages Club, Fine Arts Club, Choir, Pep Band, Chess Club, Students Against Substance Abuse, Speech & Debate Club, Catholic Athletes for Christ, Liturgy Team, Retreat Team, Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion, Adoration Team, Sanctity of Life Club, Media Club, and Robotics.
- SACS-CASI. "SACS-Council on Accreditation and School Improvement". Retrieved 2009-06-23.[dead link]
- PJPIIHS. "School Brochure" (PDF). Retrieved 2007-05-11.[dead link]