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7th Grade Information

Hello, Seventh Grade Families! 

Spring is right around the corner, and we look forward to getting to know you and your family better in the coming months.  Please save the dates for the following March - April events at Pope John Paul II High School! 

 

7th Grade Visitation Day

Wednesday, March 14, 2018

 

Agenda for Visitation Day

 

7:45 a.m. – 8:00 a.m.      7th Grade students arrive for the day (auditorium)

8:05 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.      Welcome to PJP

9:05 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.      Students will experience a ‘Day in the Life of a PJP Student’

1:30 p.m – 2:30 p.m.       Closing Activities

2:30 p.m.                         Student dismissal

 

Important Information

Important notes for students and their families:

  • The school address is 181 Rittenhouse Road, Royersford, PA 19468.  The Main Office phone number is 484-975-6500(hit zero at the prompt).
  • The PJP school day will begin at 8:00 a.m. and end at 2:30 p.m. Please arrive between 7:45 and 8:00 a.m. and plan for pick-up by 2:30 p.m.
  • All families/students are responsible for their own transportation to and from PJP.
  • Students should report to the Auditorium, on the left side of the building when facing the school. Afternoon pick-up will be from the Gymnasium, on the right side of the building.
  • All Catholic school students are asked to wear their current school uniforms. 
  • Lunch will be provided (at no cost) for all visiting 7th graders.  Students will have a choice of a hamburger or hotdog, along with french fries, a soft pretzel, and a bottle of water.  If your child does not wish to eat this lunch, he or she may bring a brown bagged lunch, which the student will carry.
  • The PJP “bookstore” will be open for the purchase of PJP spirit wear and candy/beverage options, if your child wishes to bring along money.
  • Seventh grade students at parish and regional schools in the Archdiocese of Philadelphia have registered for this day with their homeroom teacher (or will shortly), and no further sign-up or verification is needed unless your family chooses to change the high school destination for the day.  
  • Parents of public and private school students(students not attending regional and parish Catholic schools) may sign their children up for this day by CLICKING HERE or emailing Mrs. Bonnie Delciotto, Director of Admissions and Retention, at bdelciotto@pjphs.org.   Please share the opportunity with any friends and neighbors who may have seventh grade students - all are welcome!
  • If your child has food allergies or medical needs that the staff at PJP should be aware of, please call 610-975.6500 ext. 0 and ask for the Food Service Director or one of our School Nurses (there is a nurse at PJP five days a week) to address your concerns prior to March 14.

 

Thank you so much, we look forward to seeing your child on March 14!

Spring Open House

Sunday, April 15, 2018


PJP will host a Spring Open House on Sunday, April 15 from 12:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. Students of all ages are welcome, including guests at the CYO Track Meet taking place on our campus! Come let the PJP Student Ambassadors show you around our beautiful school, as they share their experiences and answer questions that are important to you and your family.  You will have the opportunity to meet our administration, teachers, and coaches. We look forward to seeing you and your family on April 15!

7th Grade Scholarship Test
Saturday, April 21, 2018
 

Pope John Paul II High School's Class of 2023 Seventh Grade Practice Scholarship Test is on Saturday, April 21 from 9:00 a.m. until noon.  


The PJP 
Practice Scholarship Test is an optional test to prepare students for the Eighth Grade Scholarship Test; it is not a placement or entrance test. Students who receive the highest scores on the official PJP Scholarship Test in the fall will be invited back next year to interview for potential scholarship opportunities.

PJP offered the Class of 2022 a record $100,000 in academic scholarships as a result of the scholarship 
test.  Close to half a million dollars in scholarships, grants, and financial aid were awarded to PJP students for the 2017-2018 school year.


There is a $50 fee to take the 
Practice Scholarship Test, and the test format is the HSPT from the Scholastic Testing Service. Students are asked to bring two #2 pencils; calculators are not permitted.  Each student may bring a drink and a snack, and they are invited to dress comfortably. 

 

REGISTER HERE to sign up for the 7th Grade Practice Scholarship Test!

PJP's code is Z6

 

 

If you have any questions about Pope John Paul II High School or any of the above events, please do not hesitate to reach out to Mrs. Bonnie Delciotto, Director of Admissions and Retention.  I look forward to answering your questions about the high school selection and admissions process and getting to know your family better in the year to come!

 

bdelciotto@pjphs.org

484-975-6500 X3033