News and Announcements

  • September 1st, 2016

    The St. John School Difference! - Article in Harbor News

    Please check out the following news article, entitled "The St. John School Difference" about our beloved SJS. It appeared in the Harbor News newspaper (Old Saybrook) in the August 18th edition (on their website also). We encourage you share this article with your friends, family and neighbors! Read More

  • June 20th, 2016

    SJS Supports 3 Haitian Children For 2016-2017

    This year Mrs. Papp is amazed by the students response to her annual Haiti appeal . The school has exceeded previous years by raising over $1500 for Port au Prince, Cite Militaire student scholarship fund. This translates to funding three primary aged Haitian children to attend school for one year. It also includes daily vitamins, a nutritional meal each day,… Read More

  • June 14th, 2016

    5th Grade Student wins state Modern Woodmen of America Speech Contest!

    A 5th grade student at St. John’s School was awarded first place at the state level in the Modern Woodmen of America’s 2016 School Speech Contest. As in years past, SJS students in grades 5 through 8 participated in the nationwide contest. This year's topic was “Hunger in America.” Beginning with classroom-level contests, the top three finishers in each class… Read More

  • June 13th, 2016

    7th & 8th Grade Boston Field Trip

    The 7th and 8th graders enjoyed a fun-packed field trip day on Thursday, May 26th to Boston by way of Salem, Massachusetts. They enjoyed a great combination of history, science, tour-by-duck, and fun dining. They began their trip bright and early departing Old Saybrook at 8 a.m. and making a stop in Salem to visit the Salem Witch Museum. Their… Read More

  • May 27th, 2016

    St. John School Participates in Comcast Cares Day

    In Connecticut, nearly 1,000 local Comcast NBCUniversal employees and their families, friends and community partners participated in the 15th annual Comcast Cares Day on Saturday, April 30th at eight sites across the Nutmeg State. Comcast Cares Day, which takes place each April during National Volunteer Month, is Comcast NBCUniversal's company-wide celebration of their year-round commitment to service and the nation's… Read More

  • May 25th, 2016

    "The Nifty Fifties" Rocked the House

    Saint John School's Drama Club: Proud to Present "The Nifty Fifties" This Year!  "The Nifty Fifties" was a light-hearted throwback to the 1950's with a cast and crew of over 40 students. Parent-volunteers created the beautiful set of Louis's Luncheonette and the Edsel car; they helped with marketing, sound, props and set-up before the show. There was even a live… Read More

  • May 25th, 2016

    Congratulations to our 5th Grade DARE Graduates

    It was celebration time on May 19th at our neighbors, the Old Saybrook Police Department, when Grade 5 students and their families were invited to the DARE Graduation. The DARE (Drug Abuse and Resistance Education) program was instructed by Sergeant Ryan Walsh over a course of eleven weeks. The students learned about the consequences of drug use and how to… Read More

  • May 17th, 2016

    St. John School Spelling Bee Captivates Our Attention

    On Tuesday, May 17th student representatives from 1st Grade through 8th Grade competed in the 2nd Annual SJS School Wide Spelling Bee. This year's spelling bee proved to be as much of a "nail bitter" as last year's first! Faculty & staff, students and parents watched with baited breath as each student attempted to spell their requested words. Many marveled… Read More

  • May 13th, 2016

    Fourth Grade Visits the Connecticut State Capitol

    Mrs. Holmes’ fourth grade class had the opportunity to visit the state capitol building in Hartford, CT.  The trip was a great opportunity for the students to see the many unique and interesting pieces the capitol has to offer.  The students had previously studied the history of Connecticut, and they each researched a town in Connecticut to learn more about… Read More

  • May 6th, 2016

    Congratulations to our St. John School Scholarship Winners

    Congratulations to our two 8th graders who received scholarships to Xavier High School. In order to receive a scholarship, you have to have scored an impressive 95% or more on the Xavier entrance exam. We wish them well. Good luck to the Class of 2016 who will, no doubt, continue to do well in their studies.   Read More