Traditions at SJPII
This week-long event is held at the beginning of the school year to invite our new students into the fold of the SJPII community. The week consists of activities focused on friendship and community ending with our longstanding favorite event, our annual Senior/Freshmen picnic.”
No doubt our KAIROS retreat is legendary for our seniors, who often walk away from the retreat with a renewed appreciation for our community. Our freshmen, sophomore and juniors also have a yearly retreat that provides for them formation, support and an orientation to life's great mysteries. We also host a retreat for 8th graders lead by the students at SJPII
A special night for the volleyball team and the SJP community, students can help honor the pink warriors of the community. Students may wear pink shirts for a small donation that will help benefit the League of Ribbons, which funds many different programs including, but not limited to, providing gifts cards for groceries and gas, health and wellness programs for patients and the community-at-large and guided imagery, yoga and massage therapy for cancer patients in treatment. During the volleyball game, the team will be raffling off gift baskets and selling baked goods
Each year the Counseling Department hosts an annual College Fair aimed at preparing our Juniors and Seniors to find their next academic home; bring your parents, neighbors, and friends to meet over 65 College Admissions Counselors from across the state of Florida and the United States!
SJPII becomes a hub in the community for organizations looking to hire volunteers for community service. Students have an opportunity to attend our annual community service fair, which is held in the gym during the school day
The SJPII Sporting Clay Classic is a beginner-friendly sporting clay tournament held at the beautiful Quail Creek Plantation and Sporting Clay facility in Okeechobee, FL. Teams of 4 will compete in a 100-shot sporting clays tournament in a 14-station wooded course. Each team will get around in their own golf cart with scoring and instruction provided by the fine folks at Quail Creek
The biannual drama production allows for our wealth of talent to be sampled by our community and discovered by our students.The audition process is easy and there are announcements as to when the auditions are held. Simply sign up and prepare and song and monologue from the show that is featured. Hope to see you try-out!
Be a part of the growth of SJPII, help out by giving guided tours of our campus to prospective incoming freshmen and their families. Faculty from all departments will be on hand to discuss course offerings at the Academy.Administrators will be on hand to greet and share the exciting things that are going on at the Academy. Our coaches and athletes will be available from all 27 teams. Clubs and Organizations will be on display with offerings for all interests.
Each year our NHS host a beach clean up at one of our local beaches-- but don’t let the clean up stope there! Be a part of the various clubs and organizations at SJPII that are dedicated to keeping our oceans clean
Lace up your sneakers and come walk or run our SJPII 5K or 1 Mile fun run with a friend. All proceeds benefit our Academy. The first 400 registered participants receive a long sleeve race shirt that can also be used as a Spirit Shirt. This annual family fun Eagle tradition brings our entire local community together. Our Eagles need to be ALL In
Organized by the right to life club, students will travel to Washington D.C. for the annual March for Life. As a faith community, we hold them in prayer with all who will march for the lives of the unborn!
A week-long celebration which students enjoy belonging to a catholic institution. Each day the students celebrate a specific theme: Monday students celebrate their community, Tuesday students celebrate each other, Wednesday students celebrate the nation, Thursday students celebrate vocations and Friday students celebrate faculty, staff and volunteers.
The seniors host their grandparents and senior citizens from around the community as their service project for the year. All senior grandparents are invited for a great lunch with incredible entertainment. As a great day had by not only the senior class but also their grandparents and senior citizens from around the community.
An annual tradition that pits class versus class to see which class can raise the most money to benefit a cause of the communities choice. Bring in loose change for positive points and pennies for negative points. The idea is to bombard a class of your choice with as many pennies as possible to put that class in the red! Remember to start saving your pennies
This project is partnered with the Cross Catholic Outreach whose priority is to help “the poorest of the poor.” Their efforts are done to reach those suffering extreme poverty in countries throughout the Caribbean, Africa, Asia and Latin America. What a worthy cause for SJPII to sponsor and to be involved in! Anyone interested in learning more about their mission, please follow this link. https://www.crosscatholic.org/ourwork Students, family and friends will gather together to pack 70,000 to 80,000 meals to feed these families. Parents and families, please join us in this worthy cause.
Since its inception here in 1998, the angel program has brought gifts at Christmas time to children all across south Florida.