News and Announcements

  • August 8th, 2018

    Announcement from Mother Elaine : Middle School Girl's Uniform

    As many of you already know, Donnelly’s Uniform no longer sell the girl’s middle school maroon vests due to the manufacturer ceasing production. They have tried unsuccessfully to seek out another alternate manufacturer. It has been brought to my attention that there has been some confusion over the middle school girl’s uniform as a result. Just to clarify, the only… Read More

  • June 27th, 2018

    St. John School Students visit the "Home of American Impressionism"

    SJS students in 2nd, 3rd & 4th grades visited the Florence Griswold Museum in Old Lyme. This scenic and picturesque place is called the "Home of American impressionism".  It all began when Miss Florence Griswold turned her home into a boarding house, to offset the costs of caring for herfamily home. Landscape artist Henry Ward Ranger, decided to live in the Griswold Home to… Read More

  • June 27th, 2018

    Mother Elaine announces the Third Trimester 2017/18 Honor Roll

    St. John School Honor Roll - 3rd Trimester 2017/18  Mother Elaine Moorcroft, S.C.M.C., Principal of St. John School has announced the names of the following students as honor roll students for the 3rd Trimester marking period for the 2017/18 academic year. 3rd Trimester 2017/18 Honor Roll : Click here. Congratulations! Read More

  • June 27th, 2018

    Mrs. Papp Retires After 22 Years at St. John School

    The end of the 2017-18 school year at SJS also marked an end of an era as long time 3rd grade teacher Mrs Papp hangs up her lesson plans for retirement plans.   {{widget type="photos" name="slideshow" album_id="69" width="520px" height="440px" speed="Fast" fx="fade" album_name="true"}} In 1979 Pope John Paul II inspired Catholic School teachers with the words, "Jesus shares with you His… Read More

  • June 25th, 2018

    Announcement from Mother Elaine : SJS Parent Satisfaction Survey Update

    Please take some time to review the results of the recent SJS Parent Satisfaction Survey conducted this past Spring. Some of this information was presented recently at the last HSA meeting of the year. For those who were unable to attend, we thought it important to share this information. In addition, since this meeting, a core team was created to… Read More

  • June 19th, 2018

    5th Grade Students attend D.A.R.E. Graduation at OS Police Department

    St. John School’s Fifth Grade class attended D.A.R.E graduation at the Old Saybrook Police Department. The D.A.R.E. Patrol Sergeant, Ryan Walsh, escorted the class to the Police Department.  He gave the students a tour of a police vehicle, the garage, holding cells, and students also asked questions about vehicles in the impound yard. Officer Walsh then treated the students to a… Read More

  • June 18th, 2018

    St. John School 7th & 8th Grade Visit Boston

    7th and 8th Grade students from St. John School went on a memorable field trip to Boston. The students enjoyed a historical tour of Fenway Park and got to sit in the best seats at the park and take in the gigantic “Green Monster” from different views. The students listened carefully to a history lesson and were challenged as they… Read More

  • June 17th, 2018

    Students Explore Local History at Old Saybrook Historical Society Hart House & Fort Saybrook

    Hart House Grades 3, 4 and 5 took a stroll down Main Street to the General William Hart house and were warmly greeted by members of The Old Saybrook Historical Society. It was once residence of distinguished Revolution era political and military figure, General William Hart. The house became a meeting place during the Revolutionary war era. A Mansion with eight… Read More

  • May 24th, 2018

    St. John School Spirit Week 2018 (incl. Field Day 2018)

    This week is Spirit Week at St. John School! Sponsored by the Student Council, students have the opportunity to participate in activities that celebrate pride in St. John School. The week began with Crazy Hat, Tie and Sock Day on Monday, continued to Drop-In Reading with Buddies on Tuesday (for more on the SJS Buddy program click here). On Tuesday Grade… Read More

  • May 24th, 2018

    St. John School Band Spring Concert Delights All!

    St. John students, teachers, parents, grandparents and guests were once again treated to a wonderful SJS Band performance as the St. John School band performed the “Spring Concert” under the directorship of Mrs. Hurlburt CFM. The concert began with the youngest musicians, the Grade 3 and 4 recorder musicians. They played an ensemble which included songs such as “Merrily we… Read More