“Not all of us can do great things. But we can do small things with great love.”


These words attributed to St. Teresa of Kolkata describe the many acts of kindness that I witness daily at St. John. From the kindergartener who accompanies her friend to get a band-aid, to the second grader who reaches out to a sad buddy, to the student who is putting his quarters in the rice bowl … Continue Reading »

Enjoy Presidents’ Day and the Long Weekend


Families, Thank you for attending the State of the School presentation and Facilitation. Registration is going well. Michele Thornquist is kept busy touring new families around the school. If you know of families interested in St. John, please tell them to contact us as soon as possible. We held the school Spelling Bee this morning. … Continue Reading »

Registration Time! From the Principal

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Thank you for attending the State of the School presentations. Our Fair Share philosophy is steeped in the value of community and each person’s contribution for the good and benefit of all of us. It is therefore very important that a representative of every family attends one of the meetings. Tonight is your final opportunity … Continue Reading »

We are Called – From the Principal

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On Monday morning, the eighth grade students read our prayer over the intercom. First they recited the St. John School Mission Statement; St. John School is an inclusive Catholic Community, committed to inspiring moral development, academic excellence and the courage to act for the common good. Then they prayed. “As we participate in Catholic Schools … Continue Reading »

Catholic Schools Week! From the Principal


Catholic Schools Week is just about here! We look forward to seeing you at the 10:30 Mass on Sunday, January 29, at which we will celebrate not only the Eucharist but also Catholic education and schools across the nation. At Mass, we want to take pride in our ethnicity and highlight our many cultural backgrounds. … Continue Reading »