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Pope John Paul II Students will Hand-Deliver Food Donations during National School Choice Week - Jan. 30

 

SLIDELL, La., Jan. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The students at Pope John Paul II Catholic High School will show their appreciation for their community by delivering food donations to the Community Christian Concern on January 30. The donations will be collected through an inter-school drive that celebrates Catholic Schools Week and National School Choice Week. Pope John Paul II students will also participate in and host special masses, as well as hand out "thank you" notes to the community for their support during the week.

The week of events at Pope John Paul II is part of 5,500+ independently planned events of all kinds taking place during National School Choice Week 2014 – the nation's largest-ever celebration of educational opportunity.

WHO:            

Parents, students, and teachers.

WHAT:

Students at Pope John Paul II High School will deliver food to the Community Christian Concern following an inter-school Mass at the high school. There will also be several other special Masses held during the week in honor of Catholic Schools Week and National School Choice Week.

WHEN:          

Canned food delivery to Community Christian Concern following 10:30 a.m. Mass on January 30. Many other events throughout the week. Visit http://www.pjp.org/pages/Pope_John_Paul_II_HS for times and details.

WHERE:       

Pope John Paul II High School
1901 Jaguar Drive
Slidell, LA  70461

Pope John Paul II Catholic High School serves 297 students in grades 9 – 12. For more information, visit http://www.pjp.org/pages/Pope_John_Paul_II_HS/.

"We're thrilled that Pope John Paul II High School is participating in National School Choice Week," said Andrew Campanella, NSCW president. "We hear a lot about education in the news, but the students, teachers and parents at PJP remind us that every single day, there are great things happening in schools of choice across America."

National School Choice Week shines a positive spotlight on effective education options for children – including traditional public schools, public charter schools, magnet schools, private schools, online academies, and homeschooling. For more information, visit www.schoolchoiceweek.com.

CONTACT:
Sherri Dutreix
985-649-0914
sdutreix@pjp.org

SOURCE National School Choice Week

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