News and Announcements

  • April 2nd, 2017

    SJS Fifth Grade Takes Flight with History, Art, Birds and Biology!

     On Thursday, March 16th, the Saint John School Fifth Grade took to the air in a program designed to introduce students to the vast world of birds as well as the cross-section of art and biology! Students travelled to the Yale Peabody Museum’s Bird Room to observe, study, and sketch the wild birds of Connecticut. Our young “naturalists” enjoyed an… Read More

  • March 27th, 2017

    Essex Winter Series will Perform at SJS!

    “The power of music touches everyone’s soul.” -Mihae Lee, Artistic Director of the Essex Winter Series. On May 9, 2017, from 1.45pm to 2.45pm Saint John School students, staff and parents will have an opportunity to experience the live sounds of a string quartet. Essex Winter Series, a group of professional musicians that bring live performances to the shoreline in… Read More

  • March 16th, 2017

    A Lion, A Witch, & A Magical Wardrobe Come to Saint John School!!

      ALMOST READY! !     Join us for an adventure in Narnia Where there’s trouble, and traitors, and triumphs Join us in a magical land of love   There'll be lion who represents Jesus A tale of sacrifice and forgiveness Come with us, our story is awaiting you      _____________________________________________________________________________________ Saint John School 5th through 8th graders will… Read More

  • March 14th, 2017

    SJS Debuts 1st Annual Shamrock 5K Run!

    Runners and walkers braved the bitter arctic conditions on Saturday, March 11th to participate in the 1st Annual St. John School Shamrock Run! After a prayer from Mother Elaine Moorcroft, the kid’s Fun Run kicked off at 8.30am with an enthusiastic and smiling group of kids, despite a temperature of 17 degrees with wind chills below zero. Eager supporters cheered… Read More

  • March 9th, 2017

    Wax Museum Day in 5th Grade!

    On Tuesday, March 7th, Mrs. Asborn’s 5th grade students got to test their standing stamina by posing as wax statues of their favorite historical or current-day person. Each student was charged first with reading an autobiography or biography of the person they admire, writing up a report, and creating a tri-fold with pictures and information about their selected person. Next,… Read More

  • February 10th, 2017

    The SJS Robotics Team Partners with The Friends of Acton Public Library

    The Robotics Team is at it again. They just presented at a mock tournament in Farmington and took home the trophy for “Best Presentation” for their skit about the issue of noise in the ocean and a possible solution for lessening that noise that disturbs marine life.   Next, in a partnership with The Friends of the Acton Public Library,… Read More

  • February 10th, 2017

    Saint John School Boys JV Basketball “Looking Up” & Winter Invitational

    The JV Boys is under a brand new slate of coaches this year and their play is "looking up." In the last 2/3s of their 12 games, they picked up 3 wins and a whole lot of grit and grins. The team has seen a lot of growth in team work, assertiveness, and that “grit,” as Coach and Dad Dan Pond says.… Read More

  • February 10th, 2017

    PRESS RELEASE : SJS Robotics Club Spotlighted to Local Press

    Have you ever wondered what could capture a kid’s interest in something other than the latest electronic game?   Look no further than St. John’s School in Old Saybrook!    Students from the Middle school level have happily involved themselves in an after school program called the Robotic’s Club.  The concept of the program comes from First Lego League.   This was an… Read More

  • January 19th, 2017

    SJS Counts Down to Celebrate National Catholic Schools Week 2017!

      Catholic Schools Week 2017 Theme ~ Catholic Schools : Communities of Faith, Knowledge, and Service At St. John School and across the United States, Catholic Schools Week is a celebration of Catholic Education. The National Catholic Education Association (NCEA) selects a theme and each school plans activities around this theme. At St. John School, Catholic Schools Week is a… Read More

  • January 3rd, 2017

    SJS Students present a truly spectacular "Lessons & Carols" 2016!

    On December 22nd, St John School presented "Lessons and Carols" for the 2016-17 academic year. For many, this Christmas prayer and carol service is the highlight of Christmas as we prepare to welcome the baby Jesus. This year's presentation promised some new elements and was truly spectacular.   {{widget type="photos" name="slideshow" album_id="22" width="440px" height="480px" speed="Fast" fx="fade" album_name="true"}}  The evening began with… Read More