• 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...

  • Pope Appoints Priest As Bishop of Allentown 

    On January 31, Most Reverend John Barres was appointed Bishop of Rockville Centre, NY which left everyone patiently waiting to hear whom the new Bishop would be. This past Tuesday it was announced that Pope Francis has appointed Reverend Monsignor Alfred A Schlert as the fifth Bishop of Allentown. John...

  • Special Connections | June 2017

    Take a look at our June edition of Special Connections, featuring our newest graduates!

  • Meet: Julia Goheen

    Meet Julia Goheen Adult Program Specialist Continuing our “Introduction Series”, we would like to introduce Julia Goheen, one of our two Adult Program Specialists. Our field reporter – Mrs. Berkhammer – has the exclusive interview: Rene Berkhammer: When did you start at JPII? Julia Goheen: January 13, 2017 B: What...

  • Building Project Timelapse

    Our Capital Campaign spanned nearly 2 years, while construction on our new facility lasted the better part of a year. Take a look at the project from start to finish!

  • 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...