News and Announcements

  • 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

  • May 21st, 2018

    St. John School 6th & 8th Graders Participate in New England Science and Sailing School Program

    We all know there is science in sailing but who knew that learning both together would be so interesting and so engaging! This past week, the 6thand 8thGrade students at St. John School had the opportunity to do exactly that. The were chosen to partake in a school program by New England Science and Sailing (NESS), an ocean adventure nonprofit… Read More

  • May 11th, 2018

    St. John School Honors our Blessed Lady with The Living Rosary & May Crowning

    St. John School students, teachers and administartion participated today in the yearly tradition of the Living Rosary followed by the Crowning of Mary.  Together with their buddies from the “Buddy Program”, students sat in formation in SJS gym in the shape of the Rosary beads. Each group of buddies took turns standing and leading their fellow students in each mystery… Read More

  • May 11th, 2018

    St. John School PreK "Pray Twice"

    St. Augustine said, “He who sings, prays twice.” The PreK, together with their 8thgrade buddies, sang in the choir for May’s First Friday Mass.  This was the first time in the choir loft for the PreK, and they did an excellent job.  The 8thgrade has done a wonderful job this year mentoring their buddies, which includes accompanying the PreK to all First Friday… Read More

  • April 30th, 2018

    It's Wax Museum Time in the SJS 4th and 5th Grades!

    It is Wax Museum time in the fourth and fifth grade! The fourth and fifth graders each read a biography/autobiography about a person they admire. They were asked to write a summary, make a poster with pictures and 10 facts, and they had to dress up like the person they read about. All of this was to prepare them to… Read More