News and Announcements

  • June 13th, 2014

    Saint Joseph Statue Dedicated

    The school family gathered on the last day of school of this 20th anniversary academic year to dedicate a new statue honoring St. Joseph.  Pre-K teacher, Mrs. Greene, and 4th grade teacher, Mrs. Fisher, who have been at the school since its re-opening in 1994, told the students how the first principal prayed to St. Joseph, the Worker, during those first… Read More

  • June 11th, 2014

    8th Grade Students Graduate to High School

    The Class of 2014 celebrated their graduation Mass on Friday, June 6th.  Half of the students had been together since 2nd grade, with most of them beginning at Saint John’s in Pre-School.  They move forward with wonderful memories and countless lessons learned.  Principal Mother Elaine, Father Greg, teachers, and staff extend their congratulations to the students and their families.  Alumni… Read More

  • May 7th, 2014

    Students Begin the Month of May by Honoring Mary

    On May 1st, Saint John School held a “Living Rosary,” where older students and their “buddies” from the lower grades stood as the decades of the Rosary, reciting each prayer in sequence.  At the conclusion of the Rosary, the flower offerings were brought to the statue of Mary behind the Church.  A flower crown was placed on Mary and this… Read More

  • March 28th, 2014

    Students Enjoyed School Spirit Week

    During the week of March 17th Saint John students and staff celebrated with a variety of fun, spiritual, and academic activities.  The week was organized by the Student Council and Mrs. Graham.  A Penny Challenge raised money for charity during the week.  Each grade worked to add money into their class account with pennies, while other grades hoped to cancel… Read More

  • March 28th, 2014

    Lenten Activities - St. John School & Parish

    Stations of the Cross: Friday Evenings, 6:00 p.m. in the Church Knight of Columbus Famous Fish Fry in School Gymnasium, Friday Evening March 28, 5-8 p.m. Rectory or School office can be called for ticket information. Living Stations of the Cross performed by the Fifth Grade Class of St. John School, Friday, April 11th at 6:00pm Spring Open House/Fall Enrollment… Read More

  • January 9th, 2014

    Catholic Schools: Communities of Faith, Knowledge and Service

    The Catholic Schools Week theme encompasses several concepts that are at the heart of a Catholic education. First, schools are communities—small families in their own right, but also members of the larger community of home, church, city and nation. Faith, knowledge and service are three measures by which any Catholic school can and should be judged. Saint John School will… Read More

  • December 3rd, 2013

    Join us for Advent Activities

    Alumni, families and friends are invited to celebrate the season with us. See the calendar or call the school for more information.  Dec. 6th – Saybrook Stroll Caroling and St. John School Famous Pasta Dinner Dec. 8th – Children’s Christmas Jamboree and Open House Dec. 14th - Angels and Elves Fair Dec. 14th – Old Saybrook Torchlight parade Dec. 19th… Read More

  • November 16th, 2013

    Congratulations to Luxury Raffle Winners

    The 2013 Saint John School Luxury Raffle Committee is pleased to announce the prize winners of the drawing held on November 16, 2013 at 7:30pm: 1st Prize, 2013 Corvette Convertible – Frank D., Old Lyme, CT 2nd Prize, $10,000 Travel Gift Certificate – John N., Old Saybrook, CT 3rd Prize, $5,000 Exxon Gas Gift Card – Marie W., CT 4th… Read More

  • October 27th, 2013

    Piles of Good Deeds on October 20th

    In honor of our school’s 20th anniversary, Sunday, October 20th was designated as Good Deeds Day.  It was a day for the students to honor their spiritual education and give something of themselves.  They did a good deed for a friend, a family member, or the community and noted it on a maple leaf.  The tree on the bulletin board by the main… Read More

  • October 9th, 2013

    Perfect Day for Golf and Families at Lyman Orchard

    Saturday, Oct. 5th was a picture perfect day for the annual Golf Tournament and new Family Event at Lyman Orchard. The golfers, both adults and juniors had a great time, and the families who didn’t golf enjoyed the orchard and the great lunch.  Many thanks to the Golf Committee, participants, sponsors and volunteers!        Read More