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St. Francis Catholic School on Hilton Head Island, SC, supports the Hilton Head/Bluffton communities in the Diocese of Charleston, SC. This includes the parishes of St. Francis by the Sea and Holy Family.
St. Francis Catholic School’s mission is to nurture its students’ spiritual and intellectual growth in an authentically Catholic community committed to academic excellence.
In order to implement our mission we strive:
Our hope is that every graduate of St. Francis Catholic School is a person of FAITH, INTEGRITY, and SCHOLARSHIP.
Registration for new students for the 2018-2019 school year began on Monday, February 26th. For a copy of our Application procedure and registration information 2018, please click here. Applications are available in the school office or you may click on this link to download a copy. To tour the school, please contact our registrar, Sister Kathleen Kane, at 843-681-6350, ext. 266.
Reverend Michael Oenbrink (Pastor)
Brian Pope (Principal)
Susan Sherry (School Advisory Board Facilitator & Enrollment)
Katie Bolchoz ( FSA Board Facilitator)
Brad Simpson (Ownership/Governance/Staffing)
Connie Killeen (Catholic Identity)
Lois McCue (Curriculum/Technology)
Mike Flint (Facilities)
Bob Doyle (Finance)
Jerry Manuel (Development)
Mrs. Gaherty's Second Grade class is preparing for First Holy Communion this year. They have been busy studying the Saints and on All Saint's Day, they had their annual Saints Presentation. They did an awesome job and one can tell they have been studying hard and are well prepared.
Friday, December 14th in the Family Center
Thursday, December 20th at 6 p.m. in the Gymnasium
That St. Francis Catholic School has a used uniform closet? We have a wide selection of new and gently used articles of clothing for Pre-K through Eighth Grade. These items are all donated back to the school and are free for any family/child who wants them. Before you buy new uniforms, please come check out what we have in stock. Or if you have any uniforms that do not fit your child anymore, please bring them to the school office to be offered to someone else.
Our 2019 St. Francis Catholic School Gala will be held on Saturday, March 23rd at the Sonesta Resort. The theme will be Disco.
We are currently looking for live and silent auction items for the Gala. We are trying to get vacation rentals, both local and away. Please contact the School Office at 843-581-6501. Thank you!
For more photos of St. Francis Catholic School, please click on this link.
Partner Program Cards
Don't forget to re-link your partner program cards! This is an easy way for the school to earn money. Last year, St. Francis received almost $5,000 from our partner programs. The codes are as follows:
Harris Teeter - 1685
Kroger - 36675
Publix keychain cards have been discontinued. Please take a few minutes to link your phone number to the school so we will continue to receive donations from Publix. Create an account with your phone number by clicking on this link and link to the school on the "Publix Partners" page.
Keep clipping those Box Tops too!
John Paul II Catholic School is committed to preparing students with diverse learning abilities for the challenges of life through intellectual, physical, and spiritual programs that advance academic excellence, leadership, a healthy lifestyle, and service to others while fostering discipleship according to the traditions of the Catholic faith.
As JPII continues to improve its academic program, it continues to expand and refine its AP curriculum. This month, 67 students are scheduled to take 141 AP exams. Last year, only the second administration of AP exams at the school, yielded an impressive 71 percentage of the students receiving a score of 3 or above!
JPII will be offering 15 AP courses in 2018 - 2019: AP Environmental, AP Human Geography, AP Psychology, AP Language and Composition, AP Literature and Composition, AP Statistics, AP Calculus, AP Biology, AP United States History, AP United States Government and Politics, AP European History, AP Computer Science Principles, AP Art History, AP Studio Art and AP Music Theory.
For more information about the JPII admissions’ process, please visit the John Paul II website at or call (843) 645-3838.
Golden Warriors Three-peat National Academic Award
The John Paul II Catholic School baseball team has been awarded the Team Academic Excellence Award by the American Baseball Coaches Association. They were one of only four high schools in South Carolina to earn the award. Nationally, the award was given to 93 high schools. The JPII team accumulated a team GPA of 4.142. This is the third year in a row the team has been recognized.
Contributing team members included:
Class of 2018 - Tommy Kender, Jack Jolley, Mark Tigges, and Brad Tigges
Senior: Adrian Skipper
Juniors: Colin Doering, Josh Horton, and Ray Johnson
Sophomores: Hayden Jennings and Tripp Currier
Freshman: Walker Taylor
For more photos of John Paul II Catholic School, please click on this link.