Pope John Paul II High School (Pennsylvania)

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Pope John Paul II High School
Address
181 Rittenhouse Rd.

, ,
19468

United States
Coordinates40°11′53.9″N 75°30′32.2″W / 40.198306°N 75.508944°W / 40.198306; -75.508944Coordinates: 40°11′53.9″N 75°30′32.2″W / 40.198306°N 75.508944°W / 40.198306; -75.508944
Information
TypePrivate, 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 districtArchdiocese of Philadelphia
PresidentJason B. Bozzone
PrincipalRev. Brian Kean
Grades9-12
Color(s)Blue and Athletic Gold         
Athletics conferencePAC-12
MascotGolden Panther
NicknamePJP
Website

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.

History[edit]

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.

Arts[edit]

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[edit]

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[edit]

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

Band[edit]

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[edit]

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[edit]

  • Field Hockey
  • Football
  • Golf
  • Soccer
  • Girls Tennis
  • Volleyball
  • Cheer
  • Cross Country

Winter Sports[edit]

  • Cheer
  • Wrestling
  • Basketball
  • Swimming

Spring Sports[edit]

  • Baseball
  • Softball
  • Track and Field
  • Lacrosse
  • Boys Tennis

References[edit]

  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.

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