Clubs and Events

_DSC0082 - v1Saint John Paul the Great Catholic High School is a place of higher learning, but it is also a place to build lasting friendships through faith experiences, social activities, organized clubs and sports, and service projects.

Many opportunities exist for students who want to participate in an established club, but we also encourage students to start new clubs based on their interests. Help us build the culture and traditions of John Paul the Great! Some clubs and groups include:

  • Astronomy Club
  • Book Club
  • Business Leaders Club
  • Drama Club/Cappies
  • Dance Club
  • Engineering Club
  • French Club
  • Hiking Club
  • International Club
  • Knitting and Crocheting Club
  • Lifesavers Pro-Life Club
  • Mass Choir
  • Model UN
  • Power Lifting Club
  • Service Club
  • Video Production and Photography Club
  • Writing Center


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Climbing wall at our annual Homecoming Festival

  • Club Fair: Club displays and invitations to get involved
  • Cafe Lupum: Student musical acts perform in a casual coffee house setting
  • Pep Rallies
  • Retreats
  • March for Life: Annual trip to Washington, DC in January
  • Spirit Week: Dress up themes and activities celebrating school spirit, class pride, and being a teen
  • Homecoming and presentation of Homecoming Court
  • Homecoming Dance
  • JPII Day
  • Winter Dance: Semi-formal event for all students
  • Junior Ring Mass and Reception: Class rings are blessed and presented, followed by a reception for family members
  • Junior Formal: Sporting their new rings, Juniors celebrate their “almost senior” status at a formal dance
  • Senior Day
  • Senior Prom
  • Evening of the Arts: a celebration of the artistic talents of JP students, including drama, music, photography, clay works, film, and more
  • Mother/Son and Father/Daughter Dance: for all students and parents (Sponsored by the House of Castello)
  • Senior Retreat Day
  • Wash for Life and Day of Silence: sponsored by the LifeSavers Pro-Life Club
  • Service projects organized by individual Houses
  • and much more!