JP2 News Crew Thursday October 11, 2018

Student of the Week

Dashawn Fillmore, nominated by his Spanish Teacher, Mrs. Galvan.

Walk for Life

First District Football Game 

@ Holy Cross tomorrow!

Bus to the Game

SJPII Band will be traveling to San Antonio for our football game on Friday (tomorrow) and November 2nd.  We have extra seats available in our charter bus. 

If any parents are interested in purchasing a seat, please contact  Ms. Reyes or Cindy McAllister 361-249-5632 to reserve your seat. Bus seats will be $20.

Solidarity Hours

Students who want to earn Solidarity hours in helping to build a wheelchair ramp for an individual in need may see Mr. Ted Garcia. The wheelchair ramp project is scheduled for a family in Flour Bluff on Saturday, October 13th.

Need Parent Hours?

Work day on Saturday, October 13 from 9:00 to 2:00 and meet in the cafeteria and pizza will be served for lunch.  Please remember mosquito spray.

Would you like to volunteer your great welding skills?
Please email here!

(TAKE 2)

TUESDAY: BLAST FROM THE PAST ( dress  like 70s, 80s 90s etc)
WEDNESDAY: CHOOSE YOUR CHARITY, while in mass uniform add socks, sweater or tie to represent your fave charity: ie pink for breast cancer, red for drugs, yellow for military, rainbow for autism, etc...
Seniors- tie die
Juniors- purple
Sophomores- red
FRIDAY: BLACK AND GOLD Spirit Day, Football Game vs Brownsville St Joseph 7PM (Homecoming and Senior night)
SATURDAY: Homecoming Dance: Hollywood: A night on the red carpet, tickets on sale next week during lunch or through student council officers ( chaperones needed)

Powerlifting Team

 will be selling merchandise starting on Oct 15th. Catalogs will be given to the athletes to sale.  They will also be selling Worlds Finest Chocolate bars. 

PTO Update

Thank you to the families who donated raffle prizes to our Fall Raffle Fundraiser!

Raffle Tickets will go out on Thursday, October 18th
They will be given out during Theology Class.

Raffle Tickets are due back
Friday, November 8th

PTO will be at the school from 8-10am to receive your money and stubs!
Winners will be announced at our 2nd General PTO Meeting

Tuesday, November 13th
6:00pm in the cafeteria!

**Meeting Date was changed due to Election Day on Nov 6th**

Campus Clean Up
Saturday, October 13th

Bring your tools!
Homecoming Week Festivities
October 15th-19th
Parade and Burning of the C
Wednesday, October 17th
If you are a Homecoming Court Nominee and would like to participate in the parade, please contact Cindy McAllister at (361)249-5632

Homecoming Game
Friday, October 19th
Festivities start at 6:25pm
Senior Night
Homecoming King and Queen Announcement!

All parents are invited to attend an adult Bible Study led by Benjamin Nye.

OLPH Bible Study – Fall 2018 Schedule
Focus: Wisdom Literature of Old Testament
Mondays 6:00-7:00PM
Parish Hall
October 15 – Ecclesiastes Part 1
Octbober 22 – Ecclesiastes Part 2
October 29 – Job Part 1
November 5 – Job Part 2
November 12 – Job Part 3
November 19 – No Class – Thanksgiving Break
November 26 – Song of Songs Part 1
December 3 – Song of Songs Part 2 
December 10 – Song of Songs Part 3


Portrait Pictures
Retakes for Underclassmen and Seniors will be Wednesday, Oct. 17th. All students must be in Mass uniform. Senior ladies please bring a tank top to wear under the drape. 
Underclassmen and Senior proofs were sent home and in the envelope is your child’s portrait ID number and access code to use at   Please order pictures ONLINE through this site.

From the Fine Arts Dept

October 24: Trick or Treat ‘N the Quad 3:30-5:30 for our special needs friends
October 24: Nativity Parent Meeting 6pm Cafetorium ( this is a changed date)
October 27: Special Olympics Bowling :
 shifts: 8-12 12-3 2-5 can help any shift or all day! Solidarity hours ... contact Mrs. Davis

A few Breast Cancer shirts available :

$15 short sleeve. $20 long sleeve


Yearbooks are now $45. Three  winners of last 9 weeks gift card drawing for purchasing a yearbook are: Samantha Sullivan, Victoria Vela and Ricky Villanueva. A jean day pass will be given to the first 40 people to purchase a yearbook this 9 weeks.
Office: Credit cards
Library: Cash and checks

Senior Baby Pictures are due by NO later than December 16th. If not turned in by Christmas break there is no guarantee it will be in the yearbook! We prefer copies because there is no guarantee you will receive them back. Pictures must have both the students first and last name. Please submit toMrs. Lindstrom in the Library or email to

Share your pictures with the yearbook staff! If you have pictures you would like to submit for possible use in the yearbook please send them to OR Use the Balfour app Image Share. School project number 919232.

Proud Texan Scholarship

on behalf of The Law Offices of Hilda Sibrian. We would like to offer them a rewarding scholarship opportunity. This scholarship was created for students who are interested in attending college and that also have a love for their great state of Texas. Current high school seniors and students enrolled in colleges across Texas are eligible.
More information can be found here and also here:

There is one prize available in the total of $2,500. For this contest, students should create a 30-120 second video and a brief essay about “what motivates you to continue your education, who has helped you along this journey and what do you do or plan to do to better the state of Texas?” The contest is open now and the deadline is December 30th, 2018.

Sophomore Retreat 

is coming up on November 10-11.