Beat the Summer Slump

Beating the Summer Slump is tough but we’ve compiled a list of go-to’s to start your Summer off on the right foot. So celebrate with us by congratulating Jennifer and Melissa on their SWEAP employment and by educating yourself about what you can do this summer to keep your kids...

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Namaste From JPII

Nate Berkus once said “You will enrich your life immeasurably if you approach it with a sense of wonder and discovery, and always challenge yourself to try new things.” With that in mind, we recently started exploring the world of Yoga. Headed up by our Behavioral Specialist, Sarah Harris explains...

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Getting to Know: Trudy Johnson

For the start of the new school year, we sent our reporter, Mrs. Berkhammer, out into the field to get the scoop on our new Office Manager, Trudy Johnson. Trudy is the first face you will see and the first voice you will hear at John Paul II Center.  She is...

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Meet: Barbara Preston

Barbara Preston: Director of Enrollment and Family Services It’s no secret, JPII is growing. Growth for us means more individuals are able to attend our School-Age and Adult Programs. In turn, it is our goal to remain a tight-knit family and ensure we are providing all the tools necessary for...

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Down Syndrome Awareness Month

October is Down Syndrome Awareness Month, which means it’s an excellent time to educate others on inclusion and advocacy. As explained by the NDSS (National Down Syndrome Society): “Down syndrome is the most commonly occurring chromosomal condition and is caused by a full or partial extra copy of chromosome 21....

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Changes to School Dress Code

This year, there will be some slight changes to the school dress code.  The required dress code is as follows: WINTER UNIFORM – Dates: November 1st thru April 1st. – White or light blue, short sleeve or long sleeve, knit polo shirts (Must be purchased at McGinn School Apparel only) – Navy blue...

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