News and Announcements

  • 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 Article

  • 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 Article

  • 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 Article

  • 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 Article

  • 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 Article

  • 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 Article

  • 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 Article

  • 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 Article

  • 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 Article

  • 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 Article