2nd-5th Grandparents’ & Friends’ Day

Save the date!  Grades 2, 3, 4 & 5 will celebrate Grandparents’ & Friends’ Day on November 9.  Cookies, coffee, tea and water will be provided for all guests. Students are to provide a sack lunch for themselves and their guests. Guests should meet students in the classroom followed by lunch in Egan Hall. This is a … Continue Reading »

We Are St. John

We had two opportunities for safety preparedness today.  This morning, at approximately 7:30am we arrived to a large police presence in the neighborhood.  After consulting with police, a determination was made to initiate a stay put—a precautionary, low-level lock-down used when there is police activity in the neighborhood.  We ushered children directly to their classrooms … Continue Reading »

Denim & Diamonds

This year’s school auction is on Friday, April 20, 2018, at Fremont Studios. Planning has already started. Here are a few tidbits to remember: Each family previously committed to procuring $250 in auction item(s). The Auction Family Information Handbook will be sent home the week after teacher conferences. The first Auction Procurement Drop off is … Continue Reading »

Middle School Musical

Katie Franklin will direct middle school students in the Rodgers & Hammerstein production of “Getting to Know – Once Upon a Mattress – the Story of the Princess & the Pea.” Students are encouraged to come to one of two informational meetings offered, held after school on Thursday and Friday, November 7 and 8.  Needed … Continue Reading »

Parent Association, Parent Education Night

Thank you, Kelly Kasper for presenting our last Parent Education Night on Emergency Preparedness.  You can download a very helpful checklist to use in your family’s planning here. Mark your calendar!  Parent Association Presents:  Growth Mindset, Mrs. Abby Mansfield, Presenter, Tuesday, November 7, 7pm, Egan Hall “There is a difference between not knowing and not … Continue Reading »

Thank You Oktoberfest Volunteers

We had a great time celebrating 100 Years of St. John Parish last weekend! Nearly 300 current and former St. John parishioners and grads came to tour the school, taste beer, and enjoy the Oktoberfest menu provided by Chef Michael Strimban.  Thank you, Alessandra Brescia for taking amazing photos of the event.  Check them out … Continue Reading »