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“Go therefore and make disciples of all the nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, teaching them to observe all things that I have commanded you; and lo, I am with you always, even to the end of the age.”    Matthew 28: 19 - 20 
Neponset Friends & Families,

What an exciting year it has been at Saint John Paul II Catholic Academy! Your teachers and I have seen you grow so much -- in your actions, in your words, and in your values. You are part of our school community, the Home of the Loleks! And as a Lolek, we know that our journey doesn’t stop when the school year dismisses. Over the summer, we are called to embody the values of Love, Open-Mindedness, Leadership, Engagement, Knowledge, and Spirituality. I can’t tell you how proud we are to see an SJP2CA student over the summer living out the Lolek way: altar serving at mass, being a big buddy at a summer camp, or putting a little extra work in with a tutor to get ready for the next school year.

We started each morning promising to follow the SJP2CA Mission and asking God to provide His guiding grace for us to embody these words:          

  • At SJP2CA, we grew in faith and knowledge, educating our minds and shaping our hearts.   

  • We come from a safe, nurturing, and culturally diverse environment in the heart of DORCHESTER!   

  • We are problem solvers, leaders, and peacemakers -- practicing the essential skills to be successful at the next level.

  • The world is a better place with Loleks living in it!   It is your responsibility to show compassion, love, unity, and peace to others wherever you may go as a global citizen!     

In the last two verses of Matthew that I referenced, Jesus instructs His disciples to carry on the work He began in Israel. They are to go throughout the world, sharing the word of God to “all nations” and spreading the truth of His good works so that everyone may know. The last phrase, “I am with you always, to the end of the age” is an important message that Saint John Paul shares with us in his own words, “simply step out fearlessly, knowing that I am with you”.  No matter where He leads us, we will never have to doubt that His presence is with us.

Remember this summer the words of our original Lolek:  “The ultimate test of your greatness is the way you treat every human being.”   I love each of you very much and will keep the Lolek Family in my prayers!

Happy Summer SJP,

Mr. C

  • Grade 8 Graduation will be on Thurs. June 7 at BC High. Graduating students need to arrive at 5:30 PM. ***After school will end early at 5:30 PM on this day so that all faculty and staff can attend.***
  • Term 3 Grades close on Friday, June 8. Please be sure your child has completed all assignments before this date. Report cards will be sent home on Friday, June 15.
  • Last day for students is Tuesday, June 19. It will be an early dismissal at 11:30 AM. ***There is NO after school on this day.***
Click here to purchase tickets for Summer Kick-Off!
Neponset's Amazing Art Show
Our art teacher, Ms. Drielak, put together an amazing art show to showcase all of the hard work our students have been doing in art class. All students had work displayed and wrote artist statements telling about the reasons, artistic decisions, and techniques used to create one of their pieces. Students who visited the art show worked to complete a scavenger hunt to find different pieces and had the opportunity to write "art mail" to other students to compliment their work. Thank you to Ms. D for the amazing show!
Field Day for 2.9 - Grade 2!
Our younger students had a great day at Garvey Park for their field day! Thank you to Mr. Hussey, Mr. Hegarty, and all of our parent volunteers who helped make this fun tradition a huge success! Students in Grades 3-7 will have their field day on June 11.
We are happy to announce that there will be no change in tuition fees next year!

To guarantee your child's seat next year, please fill out the online enrollment form via RenWeb as soon as possible. You can also complete a paper copy of the form (also available at our office).

If you have any questions, please contact Mr. Cuomo (ncuomo@sjp2ca.org) or Mrs. McAteer (lmcateer@sjp2ca.org).
Follow us on Social Media with the links below!
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@SJPneponset
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Our Many Nations, One Neponset cookbooks are on sale for $10 in the main office. All proceeds will go to our school. The cookbook is filled with amazing recipes from our students, staff, and families! Thank you to all who contributed!
Yearbook Sales
June 11-18
Yearbooks will be on sale from June 11 - June 18 in the mornings for $30 (cash or checks to SJP). All students are featured in our school yearbook!
Important Dates for the Start of Next School Year

Tuesday, September 4
Back to School Picnic at Garvey Park

Wednesday, September 5
First Day for Grades K2 - 8

Friday, September 7
Orientation for 2.9 - K1

Monday, September 10
First Day for 2.9 - K1
 
Please be sure to take a look in our lost and found before the end of the year for any items that your child may have lost. All remaining items will be discarded or donated at the end of the year.
Spring Concerts
Students in all grades sang, danced, played instruments and put on a fantastic show for our Spring Concerts. Featured above are our first graders, who brought us back in time with their rendition of "Barbara Ann" by the Beach Boys. 
SJP students and families have access to thousands of books online! Visit our school website to access this free reading resource. 

For additional online practice, please visit Mrs. Deangelo's website for various academic games that your child can play at home.
Download the RENWEB APP
1. Go to RenWeb Login Page
2. District Code:  SJP-MA
3. Username is the email listed with SJP2CA
4. Click 'Forgot Password' to create new password for your account.
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