News and Announcements

  • November 23rd, 2016

    SJS Robotics Teams Win Trophies!! And Part 2: The Flying Dolphins

    Under the guidance of a Saint John alumnus parent and a few Saint John parents, the Saint John School Robotics teams, Owl/Predators and Flying Dolphins, competed on Saturday, November 12th in Wolcott against about 25 other schools’ Robotics teams. Each Saint John’s team took home a trophy! The 3-pronged tournament was an exciting 8-hour day & consisted of:  (1)  The Project- researching… Read More

  • November 21st, 2016

    8th Graders Present Civil War Stories In Living History Interviews

    In preparation for reading Across Five Aprils, 1965 Newbury Honor book by Irene Hunt about the Civil War, the eighth graders in Mrs. Haylon’s Literature class presented living history style reports on important people in the Civil War. The people ranged from slaves to people on the Confederate or Union side. The reports were done as interviews whereby the students portrayed Civil… Read More

  • November 19th, 2016

    2016 Luxury Raffle Winners Announced

    The 2016 Saint John School Luxury Raffle Committee is pleased to announce the prize winners of the drawing held on November 19, 2016 at 7:00pm: 1st Prize, 2016 Corvette Stingray – Elaine M., Glastonbury, CT 2nd Prize, $10,000 Travel Gift Certificate – Helen B., Pittsfield, MA 3rd Prize, Apple MacBook Pro – Byron M., Old Saybrook, CT 4th Prize, Compustar Automatic Remote Car Starter – William P., Avon, CT 5th Prize, GoPro Hero Session… Read More

  • November 19th, 2016

    SJS Press Release : SJS Raffle (now SOLD OUT!)

    On November, 16th at 7:00pm, St. John School in Old Saybrook, CT will hold its annual Fall Festival at which celebration the 5 winning tickets for this year’s edition of our Luxury Raffle will be drawn.  This year (our eleventh raffle) we are tremendously excited at the prospect of reaching the $1,000,000 mark in total funds raised for our school… Read More

  • November 19th, 2016

    1st Grade Partakes in Saints Parade!

    As is customary in First Grade, on the eve of All Saints Day, students bring our beloved Saints to life in their First Grade Saints Parade. Mrs. Janicki’s grade were assigned or chose a Saint that was special to them. Their project consisted of cutting out a picture of their Saint and coloring the picture. They wrote about the good… Read More

  • November 17th, 2016

    SJS Salutes our Veterans & Active Service Members on Veteran's Day

    On Veteran’s Day, St. John School students once again this year honored the men and women who have served our country so bravely. As is customary, all grades from PreK to Grade 8 participated in the ceremony. Additionally this year, the Advance Band students from Grades 6-8, conducted by Mrs. Hurlbert participated in the program and opened up with the… Read More

  • November 10th, 2016

    PreK & 8th Grade "Buddy Together" for the Rosary!

    As many know, October is the month of the Rosary.  Each Wednesday in October, SJS reading buddies in Grade 8 and PreK prayed a decade of the Glorious Mysteries. For many PreK students, it was their first experience praying the Rosary. They have been so fortunate to have the older 8th Grade students assisting them in how to use the… Read More

  • November 5th, 2016

    St. John’s Robotics Team – Part 1: The Owl Team

    For the past few years St. John’s students have been participating in the First Lego League Competition. FLL introduces young people, ages 9 to 14, to the fun and excitement of science and technology. The research theme this year is called Animal Allies.  Students are challenged to identify a way in which humans and animals interact, find a problem with… Read More

  • November 4th, 2016

    1st Grade "Student of the Day" Leads Math Meeting!

    The First Grade comes together each day for their “Math Meeting”! The students are excited for the ‘Student of the Day” to take the role of the teacher, stand before the class, and ask teacher directed questions. The questions encompass many of the math standards being taught throughout the year. Questions will include topics such as Completing patterns Place Value… Read More

  • October 31st, 2016

    Fridays are STEM Fridays in 5th Grade at SJS!

    Fridays are not just any day in 5th Grade, they are “STEM FRIDAYS”! Fifth grade has been having some fun while learning about Science, Technology, Math and Engineering (STEM) on STEM Friday's. In Ms. Ashborn’s 5th Grade classroom, planning, strategy, and working cooperatively with others is also stressed. As many may know, STEM education is active (as you can see from the… Read More