From the Principal

Greetings from Washington, D.C.! Fortunately, the eighth-grade students, teachers, chaperones and I came here to experience so much more than the weather as it seems we left the sunshine in Seattle! We have traveled through some very dramatic thunderstorms! If you are following us on Facebook, you will know that we toured Mount Vernon, many … Continue Reading »

Happy Trails!

Next week, the middle school students will travel in many directions on their field trips. The eighth grade leaves for their tour of Washington, D.C., Mount Vernon and Charlottesville, on Sunday evening. The Seventh grade will tour the other Washington, our very own state. They will visit the State Capitol, Yakima, Spokane, Grand Coulee Dam, … Continue Reading »

St. John teachers rock!

We received very exciting news this week! I am proud to announce the selection of Sarah Gudaitis, Kristine Kelley, and Sven Tice as Fellows in the 2018 cohort of the Trustey Family STEM Teaching Fellows. Our teachers represent one of 10 schools in the program’s fourth cohort and will join over 90 teachers from the program’s … Continue Reading »

From the Principal

Exciting faculty news! Katie Flanigan Bugge (Co-Director, XDC) recently went to Rome with her family, including her baby son, Roman Bugge and sister-in-law Sarah Brito-Bugge, grades 1/3 Teaching Assistant. They had a private audience with Pope Francis during which he blessed baby Roman. Many of you have heard by now that on St. Patrick’s Day, … Continue Reading »

Principal’s Letter

Yesterday at 10am, two seventh grade students, Lucy B. and Maddie A. led a moving prayer service for the victims of the shooting in Florida.  Fifth graders and middle school students were invited and about 150 people attended.  Parish staff and faculty members who didn’t have students at the time came and prayed.   We continue … Continue Reading »