News and Announcements

  • April 26th, 2018

    2018 Modern Woodman's Speech Contest at SJS does not disappoint. Winners announced today!

    For weeks SJS students in grades 5-8 grappled with the topic: "Inventions that have improved the quality of life." Students had to select and research an invention of their choosing and prepare a three to five minute convincing speech.   The Modern Woodsman Speech Contest provides SJS students the opportunity to not only work on their research and rhetorical writing skills,… Read More

  • April 25th, 2018

    Xavier High School Freshman Honor Mrs. Graham

    Every other year in March Xavier High School freshman are asked to pick their favorite middle school teacher, and Xavier hosts a Teacher Recognition Breakfast to honor these teachers.  This year freshman from SJS selected 8th grade teacher, Mrs. Graham for this honor. Students recognized Mrs. Graham for her positive example as an active member of her community. Her dedication to her… Read More

  • April 24th, 2018

    "Saints Alive" - a St. John School Tradition!

    Each spring in Mrs. Papp's 3rd grade, the saints come alive.  Students, as part of the St John School third grade religion curriculum, learn what the Catholic faith teaches about the saints.  The old saying goes, “Imitation is the sincerest form of praise.” The Catholic Church urges all of us to imitate the saints, and to follow their example of holiness.… Read More

  • April 11th, 2018

    Mother Elaine announces the Second Trimester 2017/18 Honor Roll

    St. John School Honor Roll - 2nd 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 2nd Trimester marking period for the 2017/18 academic year. 2nd Trimester 2017/18 Honor Roll : Click here. Congratulations! Read More

  • March 29th, 2018

    St. John School Counts Down to this year's Drama Club Production - Princess Whatsername

    If you’re looking for an entertaining night out, look no further than St. John School Drama Club's rendition of “Princess Whatsername”.   This is a quirky fairy tale filled with all the characters you remember from your childhood stories. It begins with a lovely princess waking up in the Misty Forest. As with most fairytales, there is a handsome Prince, bravely… Read More

  • March 28th, 2018

    Grades 6 & 8 Visit Knights of Columbus Museum - WWI Exhibit

    The 6th and 8th Grades recently visited the World War I exhibit at the Knights of Columbus Museum in New Haven as part of their history curriculum with Grade 6 homeroom and Middle School history teacher, Mr. Pearson. Below are two students accounts of the field trip: I loved going to the Knights of Columbus Museum to see the World War… Read More

  • March 27th, 2018

    SJS 5th grade and SJS Choir present The Living Stations of the Cross

    On Friday, March 23, Mrs. Ashborn's 5th grade and the SJS Choir presented Living Stations of the Cross at St. John Church. {{widget type="photos" name="slideshow" album_id="55" width="500px" height="390px" speed="Fast" fx="fade" album_name="true"}} Living Stations of the Cross is a special way to present the Stations of the Cross during Lent.  This became a Lenten tradition for SJS 5th graders when now retired… Read More

  • March 21st, 2018

    SJS 8th Grade Sheep Heart Dissection Science Lab Prepares Students for Success!

    Many teachers and education professionals maintain that there is no substitute for the hands-on learning experience of dissection.  The SJS Middle School science program is no exception.  Under the direction of SJS's Science teacher Mr. Pearson, the 8th grade got to experience the daunting task of examining and dissecting a sheep's heart. Students observed and identified the external and internal structures of… Read More

  • March 16th, 2018

    St. John School "Goes Green for Mr. Greene"!

    On Friday, March 16, students enjoyed a rare dress down day organized by SJS vice Principal Mrs. Tina Greene.  In lieu of wearing school uniforms, students and faculty had the opportunity to wear green for a free will donation to Camp Rising Sun in honor of SJS’s beloved sexton who passed away in 2015 after his courageous battle with cancer.… Read More

  • March 15th, 2018

    St. John School helps Yale New Haven Children's Hospital

    St. John School families, teachers and staff recently donated to the Yale New Haven Hospital Wish Program. This drive was sponsored by the SJS Student Council. It took place during Catholic Schools Week at St. John School. SJS generously donated items such as newborn baby clothing, stress balls, arts and crafts, journals, travel size toiletries, coffee/tea pods and snack foods.… Read More