News and Announcements

  • 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

  • December 28th, 2016

    SJS Bands “Ring” in the Holiday Season

    Under the direction of Ms Patty Hurlburt, the SJS Bands performed a Christmas Concert for students and families on Tuesday, December 20th in the SJS Gym at 1:30.   {{widget type="photos" name="slideshow" album_id="21" width="420px" height="300px" speed="Medium" fx="fade"}}   The 4th grade Cadet Band opened followed by the 5th through 8th grade Advanced Band, and the concert concluded with a quartet ensemble playing “O Little… Read More

  • December 15th, 2016

    Eighth Graders Host Spaghetti Dinner

    The Eighth Graders hosted the Annual Spaghetti Dinner on Friday, December 2nd at Saint John School. They had a great turn out and served everyone in Santa style and smiles donning Santa hats and red aprons. There were so many people that they ran out of pasta and an emergency run had to be made to replenish. A few Seventh Graders… Read More

  • December 15th, 2016

    Goodbye & Thanks to the 2016 SJS Scarecrows!

    As we take down and “say goodbye” to the 2016 SJS Scarecrows, we say a HUGE thanks again for all involved in making the Chamber of Commerce Scarecrow Fest a great success for our school! Thanks to the students and parents who helped make the scarecrows, to Ms. Brubaker for all her hard work and creativity, to all who voted… Read More

  • 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