News and Announcements

  • September 17th, 2018

    Off & Running .... St. John Cross Country Students Start the Season Strong!

    This past Saturday, students from SJS Cross Country kicked off the XC season in strong style at the First Annual Sacred Heart Invitational in Groton at Bluff Point. The meet was broken down into two races - one for girls and one for boys - 1.6 miles each.   The boys race kicked off first at 9am, followed by the… Read More

  • September 16th, 2018

    St. John School Students Thank Parishioners

    This weekend, St. John students spoke St. John, St. Mark and St. Agnes and handed out fliers to thank parishioners. It was the weekend of the annual Diocese of Norwich Catholic Schools collection. St. John School students took the opportunity to thank the local parishioners for their support and encouragement of our school. As we all know, we are very… Read More

  • September 4th, 2018

    Mother Elaine announces Theme for New School Year!

    Mother Elaine announces theme for new school year:  “Year of Growth” It may be Summer temperatures outside, but SJS is back in session!   SJS begins it’s 25th year by welcoming almost 30 new students!  Principal Mother Elaine declared this new school year to be a “Year of Growth”.  She explained that at SJS students will not only grow academically but spiritually as well. … Read More

  • August 9th, 2018

    Announcement from Mother Elaine : Meet & Greets/New Parent Meeting/Opening Mass

    PreK & Kindergarten “Meet and Greet”  Thurs, Aug 23rd - 10-11am (PreK & K classrooms) Please join Mrs. Greene and Mrs. Clark in their PreK and Kindergarten classrooms for a Meet & Greet. This is open to new and current families. Information handouts will be provided for new students at this event. We look forward to seeing all PreK and… Read More

  • 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