Thank You from Our Graduates

John Paul II Center is a non-profit school for students like Grant and Carlos who, along with their families, rely on the generosity of the community. Both Grant and Carlos would like to say “thank you” for supporting their educational journey. Dear Donors, My name is Grant Grauf. I have...

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Winter Newsletter | 2018

Our Winter Newsletter has just been mailed out and should be arriving in mailboxes shortly. For those that may not receive a physical copy, rest assured because you can read it right here! If you’re here looking for answers to the newsletter’s crossword and word search puzzles, you can find...

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Hurricane Relief Kits

Lending A Helping Hand At JPII, we love helping out in whatever way we can, big or small. With so many people in Texas and Florida being affected by the recent hurricanes, we were invited by Reformation Lutheran Church to fill some five gallon buckets with some much-needed supplies so...

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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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Happy Easter to You and Yours

We just wanted to quickly wish everyone a Happy Easter! We leave you with Mathew 28: Jesus Has Risen 1 After the Sabbath, at dawn on the first day of the week, Mary Magdalene and the other Mary went to look at the tomb. 2 There was a violent earthquake,...

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Catholic Schools Week

Catholic Schools Week Planner Starting January 31st (we start activities on the 29th) and running through February 5th, John Paul II Center will be recognizing and participating in Catholic Schools Week. The students really look forward to CSW each year because it’s a celebration of the Catholic faith combined with...

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Christmas Shopping at Boscov’s

Earlier this week, our students traveled to Boscov’s to partake in an annual holiday tradition. Out of pure kindness, Boscov’s invites our students and adults to go Christmas shopping. This year, JPII was greeted with donuts and juice as they were split up into groups. An employee of Boscov’s is...

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Welcome Back Students!

We love Summer for its starry nights, refreshing treats, and days spent by the pool (or ocean). These are the days we learn to cherish, but the end of Summer means the ushering in of another school year.  At JPII, that means the beginning of new discoveries. Whether it’s new friends,...

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Autism Awareness Day

Today is Autism Awareness Day! In honor of that, many businesses, landmarks, and homes around the world are lighting up blue. We thought it would be cool to share some ways you can participate in spreading awareness for autism. So, here are a few ways to show support: 1 Change...

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Clifford Exhibit at Reading Public Museum

Clifford!

Our Primary class had an eventful day on Monday.  First, they visited the Reading Public Museum for some free time in the Clifford exhibit.  The kitchen was busy, food was served, money was paid, and mail was delivered!  After the museum, we all met up for free ice cream at...

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