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John Paul II Catholic Secondary School


John Paul II Catholic Secondary School

John Paul II Catholic Secondary School
Maturare In Dignitatem
Mature in Dignity
1300 Oxford Street East
London, Ontario, N5V 4P7, Canada
School number 3363
School board London District Catholic School Board
Principal Dan Howard
Vice principal Rick Townend
School type Catholic High School
Grades 9-12
Language English
Area North London
Mascot Jaguar
Team name JP2 Jaguars (Jags)
Colours Maroon, White and Black
Founded 1985 (1991 current location)
Enrollment 959 (September 2014)

John Paul II Catholic Secondary School, often referred to as JPII, is a secondary school in London, Ontario. It is administered by the London District Catholic School Board. It is located at 1300 Oxford Street East, at the northeast corner of Oxford and Highbury Avenue, next to Fanshawe College.

The school opened in 1985 and was originally located on Huron Street. The current building at Oxford and Highbury was opened in 1991.

The School is well known for its technology department. Classes include the following: Aviation, Transportation, Construction, Manufacturing, Hospitality, and several others.

The school's colours are maroon white and sky blue and its team name is Jaguars (or "Jags"). Its motto is maturare in dignitatem ("mature in dignity").

This school is named after the Pope John Paul II.

The current principal is Dan Howard, and the vice-principals are Jackie Campigotto and Shirley Gelinas.


  • History 1
  • See also 2
  • References 3
  • External links 4


Points of Interest: -Originally opened on September 2, 1985 in the former St. Lawrence Elementary School at 920 Huron St. -Original school population of 171 grade 9 and 10 students -New building officially opened on October 19, 1991 -Team Name: Jaguars -School Colours: maroon, white, sky blue -School Motto: Maturare In Dignitatem - "Mature in Dignity" -John Paul II has a diverse, multi-cultural student population -John Paul II is a leader in technological studies and has formal partnerships with Fanshawe College, triOS College and local industry -Our school has an extremely low drop-out rate (less than 2%) and the majority of John Paul II graduates go on to college and university [1]

See also


  1. ^ "Home". Retrieved 2013-10-30. 

External links

  • Website

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