• #GIVINGJPTUESDAY

    #GIVINGTUESDAY This year, on Tuesday, November 28, 2017, we will be taking part in the #GivingTuesday movement, but in a way that is unique to John Paul II Center. While #GIVINGJPTUESDAY is just one day, you can help us throughout the year by setting up a monthly recurring donation. By...

  • Getting to Know: Melissah Jablonski

    It’s been 35 years since we first opened our doors at John Paul II Center and in that time, we’ve worked together with our community to help support our students and adults. Continuing on with that tradition, we would like to introduce Melissah Jablonski as our new Director of Advancement....

  • Getting to Know: Brynn Haas

    Mrs. Berkhammer has once again taken to the field to get the scoop on our newest teacher, Brynn Haas, who is in charge of our new Intermediate II/Life Skills classroom. Mrs. Berkhammer: Brynn, first off welcome to JPII! Could you give us a little background on your teaching experience? Ms....

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Spaghetti Dinner

    Dear Parents, Guardians, Students, Consumers, and Staff, Please join us for a Spaghetti dinner prepared by our very own secondary class! This event will also give parents an opportunity to meet our teachers and staff. Date: Wednesday, September 6 Time: 5:00PM – 7:00PM Location: John Paul II Center for Special...

  • Cruz is Going Over the Edge!

    Cruz Needs Your Help to go Over the Edge Looking back to last year, Cruz summoned his courage to rappel “Over the Edge” of the 525 Student Apartments in support of Bethany Children’s Home. In order to participate, Cruz had to raise at least $1,000 and ended up surpassing that...

  • Special Connections | August Edition

    You can view our August newsletter by clicking below!

  • Special Connections | July 2017

    It’s summer time, so that means our newsletter looks a bit different. However, there is still some great information inside! Check it out below.

  • Pet Therapy and Its Benefits

    At JPII, there are a bunch of ways to get involved. One way to help out is to volunteer and we don’t just mean your time, but your dog’s time too :). Currently, we have two Therapy Dogs – Lucy (pictured), and Ricoh – that come to visit. Pet Therapy...