Principal’s Letter

Monday morning’s Department of Health meeting brought no new changes.  Seattle and King County are in the high-risk category.  The recommendation is for us to stay the course, so we will continue with remote learning for students in grades 3-8 and in-school learning for students in PreK-2, who are already in cohorts. Public Health representatives … Continue Reading »

Principal’s Letter

The children are quite amazing in how quickly they adapted to temperature checks, wearing masks, social distancing, hand-washing, and sanitizing.  You are great at completing your QR code. One would think that we have been doing daily health screening all our lives! Speaking of safety, please use the crosswalks during arrival and dismissal. I appreciate … Continue Reading »

Principal’s Letter

Day four of having both preschool and primary students on campus! It is delightful to hear the children’s happy voices in the building. I am very grateful to our teachers, assistants, maintenance team, playground volunteers, and kitchen team who have stepped up to tackle this very challenging situation. The protocols required to bring students back … Continue Reading »

Principal’s Letter

St. John community truly rocks!  Thank you all for your very generous response to the Jog-a-thon!  You came out with smiles, socially-distanced, and cheered on our students.  The Jog-a-thon Team met the pandemic challenge and created a safe, fun experience for the students and families.  To top it off, we exceeded our financial goal!  There … Continue Reading »

Principal’s Letter

There is a buzz in the school building as teachers and staff continue preparations for the 2020-21 school year.  Admittedly, it is a different buzz this year.  Teachers are screened daily as they enter the building.  They don masks and physically distance as they collaborate with co-teachers and administration.  We also continue to meet in … Continue Reading »