Newsletters

Find all the latest news, upcoming events and careers updates in the St John Paul II Catholic College newsletters.


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  St John Paul II Catholic College Newsletter 2021 Term 2

This issue, Term 2, 2021 - From the Principal, Prayer and Reflection, From the Assistant Principals, Religious Education, Sports Report, Debating, Teaching and Learning, Mathematics, Creative & Performing Arts - Year 9 Photographic and Digital Media, Child Studies, Year 12 Semester Awards, Career Advisor's Report, Message from our School Leaders, Important Dates, Student Opal Card, Medical Action Plan, Parent/Caregiver Notice Board, Mobiles & Laptops, Assessment Handbook, Fees, Busway Information.

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  St John Paul II Catholic College Newsletter 2021 Term 1

This issue, Term 1, 2021 - From the Principal, Prayer and Reflection, From the Assistant Principals, Religious Education - Celebrating the Year of St Joseph, Sports Report, Publick Speaking 2021, Teaching and Learning, Creative & Performing Arts - Year 9 Photographic and Digital Media, Career Advisor's Report, Message from our School Leaders, Important Dates, Uniform Shop - Winter Uniform, Student Opal Card, Medical Action Plan, Parent/Caregiver Notice Board, Mobiles & Laptops, Assessment Handbook,  Fees, Busway Information.

  St John Paul II Catholic College Newsletter 2020 Term 4

This issue, Term 4, 2020 - From the Principal, Prayer and Reflection, From the Assistant Principals, Teaching and Learning, Creative & Performing Arts, Learning Enrichment, Creative Arts Showcase, Year 10 Drama, Semester 2 Awards Ceremony, Career Advisor's Report, Message from our School Leaders, Year 9 Social Justice Day Launch, SRC Representatives, ICT Report, Uniform Shop, Wearing the Uniform Correctly, Student Opal Card, Medical Action Plan, Important Dates, Parent/Caregiver Notice Board, Mobiles & Laptops, Assessment Handbook, Mental Health Awareness, Fees, Busway Information, Counsellors Corner

  St John Paul II Catholic College Newsletter 2020 Term 3

This issue, Term 3 - 2020 - Learning at StJPII, Year 12 Significant Dates, 2021 Enrollment Update, Parent Teacher Interviews, Student Attendance, Staff update, Pupil Free Days, Term 4 Event Changes due to COVID-19, Bishops Award, Uniform, Year 12 Visual Arts - Bodies of Work, Year 12 Music, A Final Message From The College Leaders New RE Curriculum, Careers Advisor's Report including WSU Accademic Access Program and Early Entries, Counsellors Corner - Vaping is the thing! and Important Dates.

  St John Paul II Catholic College Newsletter 2020 Term 2

This issue, Term 3 Learning, Year 12 Significant Dates, 2021 Enrollment Update, Parent Teacher Interviews, Student Attendance, Staff update, Pupil Free Days, Refugee week, Respecting the Learning Environment, STJPII & St Joseph’s Access, Compass, Uniform, First Aid Notice, New RE Curriculum, Learning Overview, Year 10 Artworks, Important Dates, Student Opal Card, Attendance, Contacting Teachers, Student Medication, Fees

  St John Paul II Catholic College Newsletter 2020 Term 1

In this issue - From the Principal, COVID-19 update, Prayer, updates from the Assistant Principals including Principals Awards and Interim Progress Reports, from ICT - Technology and Online Learning, student and staff communication, Classroom Activities,  CAPA News and more.

  St John Paul II Catholic College Newsletter 2019 Term 4

In this issue - From the Principal, an overview of the year's events, the introduction of Compass a school platform that assists schools in parent/caregiver, student and staff communication, Prayer, Stage updates from the Assistant Principals, Classroom Activities,  CAPA News and more.  

  St John Paul Catholic College Newsletter 2019 Term 3

In this issue - From the Principal, feedback from the Tell Them From Me Survey, NAPLAN, St John Paul II/Terra Sancta Day, meet our new College Leaders, Prayer, Stage updates from the Assistant Principals, Recent Events, Classroom Activities, Club and CAPA News and more.

  St John Paul II Catholic College Newsletter 2019 Term 2

We are introducing the Skoolbag eNewsletter for this term! Starting with Mr Fanning's From the Principal, Prayer, stage updates from the Assistant Principals, Recent Events, Classroom Activities, Excursions, Club Updates, the Sports Report, SRC Corner the Counsellor's and Careers news.

  St John Paul II Catholic College Newsletter 2019 - Term 1

Our College newsletter is a summary of all our exciting news and hard work so far this year. Read about our Youth Ministry trip to Canberra, World Youth Day trip to Mexico, updates from our busy SRC team, careers, sports and more. The 'Teaching & Learning' section gives great insight from Year 7's first term of high school to Year 12's practical experiences in their final year of study. We also encourage families to read the following important notices included.

  St John Paul II Catholic College Newsletter 2018 Term 4 Issue 8

The last newsletter for the year wraps up 2018 with messages of thanks, congratulations and 'heads up' on preparing for next year! Articles from Mr Fanning and the Assistant Principals addresses recent events, preparing for study next year, staffing changes and notices for our parents and caregivers. The latest news includes exciting updates both in and outside of the classroom, such as stories on sports and science stars, youth ministry work, excursions, charity and more. Important dates for the end of Term 4 and beginning of 2019 are also included. We wish everyone a very safe, happy and holy Christmas!

  St John Paul II Catholic College Newsletter 2018 Term 4 Issue 7

Welcome to Term 4! The latest issue of the StJPII newsletter definitely recognises the hard work and dedication of both our students and our staff as we head to the end of 2018. Our Year 11 students are reflecting on their high school journey as they now begin their final HSC year, our Year 9 students have spent some valuable time preparing to be the leaders of the Schofields campus next year and recently welcomed the new Year 7 2019 students on their Transition Day. Teachers were recognised for their hard work on World Teachers Day and our sports stars were recognised for their talents and dedication at the Sports Presentation BBQ. Check out the latest issue to read about these great stories and more!

  St John Paul II Catholic College Newsletter 2018 Term 3 Issue 6

The latest newsletter wraps up Term 3 with the most recent events, celebrations and notices in the StJPII community! Important articles from Mr Fanning, our Assistant Principals and Careers include many current and upcoming topics for both students and parents/caregivers, including information nights, university and career opportunities, staff updates and more - definitely worth a read. This issue also includes a feature page dedicated to our graduating class of 2018. We congratulate them on their achievements and wish them all the best of luck for the future!

  St John Paul II Catholic College Newsletter 2018 (Term 3, Issue 5)

Issue 5 contains stories on our most recent Mass celebrations, a report on the new Chromebooks (replacing iPads), recaps on other College Events, Classroom Activities, Excursions, Sport, SRC positions and more!! Enrolments for Year 7, 2019 are almost at capacity - if you would like to apply, please contact the College as soon as possible so that you don't miss out!

  St John Paul II Catholic College Newsletter 2018 Term 2 Issue 4

Issue 4 contains stories on our incredibly successful Ignite Food Drive, our Special Celebration Ceremony (for Year 12 students who had completed university units last year), recaps on other College Events, Classroom Activities, Excursions, Sport, SRC efforts and more!!St John Paul II Catholic College has so many fantastic unique opportunities, especially with our senior students at the Nirimba Education Precinct - we are so grateful and blessed to be a part of that learning community!

  St John Paul II Catholic College Newsletter 2018 Term 2 Issue 3

We have a slightly new format for our newsletter this edition! Issue 3 is here, starting with Mr Fanning's From the Principal, Prayer, stage updates from the Assistant Principals, Recent Events, Classroom Activities, Excursions, Club Updates, the Sports Report, Star Spot and the Counsellor's Corner. Check it out!

  St John Paul II Catholic College Newsletter 2018 Term 1 Issue 2

As always, the latest newsletter is full of upcoming events, notices, updates and exciting news from both in and outside of the classrooms here at StJPII. Living timelines, guest speakers, NAPLAN preparation and poetry writing are all recent teaching and learning strategies to read about in latest news. Also read about our compassionate StJPII community taking part in Vinnies Van, Harmony Day, Jersey Day fundraising, community service and the National Day for Action Against Bulling and Violence. We also congratulate many students on their sporting and public speaking achievements in the last few weeks!

  St John Paul II Catholic College Newsletter 2018 Term 1 Issue 1

Welcome to 2018 at St John Paul II Catholic College! We have had four weeks of exciting news and events including Year 11 Reflection Day, welcoming our new Year 7 students and their families, Shrove Tuesday and Ash Wednesday celebrations and more! We also invite families to join us at our Open Evening coming up on Monday, 12 March (4pm - 8pm) at our Schofields Campus to explore our community, pathways and quality education!

  St John Paul II Catholic College Newsletter 2017 Term 4 Issue 9

The last newsletter for the year is here! Newsletter Issue 9 includes the latest news, videos from our big events, updates from the SRC, Stages 5-6 and our ICT team as well as important notices around transactions/paying fees, the College Uniform Shop trading hours for January 2018 and other upcoming events!

  St John Paul II Catholic College Newsletter 2017 Term 4 Issue 8

We have had a very exciting and eventful first 4 weeks in Term 4 at StJPII with many being recognised for their achievements, many Masses celebrated, many excelling in their learning with a range of fun learning strategies and more! Add the upcoming events to your calendars and enjoy videos from the latest ATSI Student Conference, Year 7 2018 Transition Day, Year 9 Peer Support Day and Year 10 Reflection Day.

  St John Paul II Catholic College Newsletter 2017 Term 3 Issue 7

Term 3 has been a very busy and important time of year for many of our students, from Year 9-12 Examinations and Year 12 HSC Showcases to 2018 enrolments and all the preparation in farewelling our Year 12 students at the upcoming StJPII Terra Sancta Day and the Year 12 Graduation Ceremony. Our latest newsletter includes all of this and more! Watch the action from Year 7 Medieval Day and the Year 12 HSC Music Showcase, read the latest from our School Counsellor, information and updates from our Stage 5 and 6 teams, the ICT Department and Student Representative Council as well as the latest exciting news from the StJPII community. We look forward to welcoming everyone to our big StJPII Terra Sancta Day next Friday, 15 September, for a day of farewells and celebrations!