This article was first published in November 2014.
As mounds of snow gathered on the sidewalk outside, a heated tension was gathering inside of Pope John Paul II High School. It was the day after Thanksgiving, and a storm had been brewing. Just one week earlier, Headmaster Faustin Weber and armory di... READ MORE »»
"The Lovable Losers" is a nickname that seemed appropriate for a sports franchise who hadn't been crowned champion in over 100 years, a team cursed by the likes of a goat and its owner, a team that had come so close so many times only to lose. The team's fan base returns year after year, even when the... READ MORE »»
Mr. Deely announced at a recent assembly that the school has accepted a $1.5 million offer to sponsor the JPII Pepsi Auxiliary Stadium adjacent to the current football field.
The headmaster passed out Pepsi t-shirts and 20-ounce bottles, as Pepsi banners hung throughout the auditorium. In his speech,... READ MORE »»
Junior Cade Smith recently announced his plan to take over as English Department Chair some day.
“I want to carry on the Smith legacy by being the best English teacher in the school, something that should be pretty easy, considering I’m competing with my mom,” Cade said.
Cade plans to further hi... READ MORE »»
When I first came to Pope John Paul II High School as a student, the only things I cared about were the sports I played and the way I looked in the morning before I walked into school. Upon my first day of school, Mr. Saboe asked me a question in first period history that soon changed what I though... READ MORE »»
The fall is a time of nostalgia for most people: the falling leaves, the cold weather, and the warm feeling of a flannel. The beginning of fall allows me to soar back through to the time... Read More »
As I look back at my four years at Pope John Paul II, I feel a rush of nostalgia when I remember everyone who shaped me into the student I am today. Sadly, a lot of them are not teachers at JPII anymor... Read More »
Pope John Paul II hosted its annual fall signing day for six of our athletes. They have put a lot of hardwork and dedication to get to where they are today, and we are so proud to call them Knights. ... Read More »