Events

  • Sep 3 2019

    Introduction to Band - Instrument Demonstration (students)

    Tuesday September 3rd, 2019, 9.30am

    Location: Music Room

    Might your student like to participate in the SJS Band this up-coming academic year? Ms. Hurlburt will visit Grade 4-8 classrooms beginning at 9.30am for a demonstration of musical instruments. First band class of the year begins on Tuesday, September 10th @ 8am in the music room. Prospective students are welcome to come along to this first class and use demo instruments. 

    In addition, there will be a Band Informational Meeting for parents on Tuesday, September 10th at 6.30pm. Rental and band tuition information will be provided. See here for more details.

  • Sep 4 2019

    Co Ed Soccer and Cross Country Team Registration Deadline

    Wednesday September 4th, 2019

    To register your child for Soccer or Cross Country, please go to our Registration page

  • Sep 7 2019

    SJS Playground Cleanup

    Saturday September 7th, 2019, 9.30am

    SJS volunteers will be having a Playground Cleanup on Saturday, September 7th @ 9.30am. 

    See here to volunteer or donate. Volunteers hours will be provided (please log, as always, on Track It Forward). All donations of mums will qualify for assessment - please submit receipts to HSA Treasurer, Taryn Dawson.

    Thank you for your support!

  • Sep 10 2019

    Introduction to Band - Informational Meeting (parents)

    Tuesday September 10th, 2019, 7pm * note time change

    Location: Music Room

    Might your student like to play in the SJS Band? You are welcome to attend an informational meeting given by SJS Music and Band Teacher, Mrs. Hurlburt. Topics will include instrument rental, band lessons, band concerts etc. See here for more on last year's Spring SJS Band Concert. For more information on the SJS Band Program, see here.

  • SJS Band Lesson - 1st Lesson & Prospective Student Demo

    Tuesday September 10th, 2019, 8am

    Location: Music Room

    Prospective students to the SJS Band can attend the first lesson of the year to try out the various instruments and see the current students play and ask questions. There will be an informational meeting for parents on Tuesday, September 10th @ 7pm.

  • Sep 12 2019

    Back to School Open House - Prek Through Grade 5

    Thursday September 12th, 2019, 6.30pm

    Come visit your child's classroom(s), meet their teacher and hear about their upcoming curriculum this year at St. John School. This event is for parents. Parents will also have the opportunity to sign up for the parent-teacher conferences on October 15 & 16 at this event (the Back To School Open House is not intended to be a conference with teachers about your student).

    There will be 2 sessions in each classroom at the times below. This affords parents the opportunity to move to another classroom for multiple children.

    • 6.30-6.50pm
    • 7.00-7.20pm

    In addition, new this year instead of HSA meeting - 1/2 hour prior and after Back to School night starting @ 6pm, parents can get information and volunteer for upcoming school events and fundraisers in school lobby. Volunteers will be there to answer any questions that you may have.

     

     

  • Sep 17 2019

    SJS Band Lesson - Advanced Band

    Tuesday September 17th, 2019, 8am

    Location: Music Room

    Advanced Band Lessons are at 8am each Tuesday and again during the day on a rotational basis. 

    Cadet (younger/new student band) is during recess on Tuesdays and again during the day on a rotational basis. 

  • Sep 18 2019

    SJS Scarecrow Workshop (1 of 2)

    Wednesday September 18th, 2019, 3pm — 4pm

    Location: SJS Art Room

    SJS is participating in the OS Chamber of Commerce Scarecrow Fest this year! Students in grades 3-8 and parent volunteers - come help make SJS scarecrows and a scarecrow scence along with Ms. Russo in the Art Room. The workshops will take place on 

    • Weds, Sept 18th, 3-4pm
    • Weds, Sept 25th, 3-4pm

    Please see here for volunteer sign-up and materials required. Volunteer hours and assessment credit will be provided.

  • Sep 19 2019

    After-school Programs Fall 2018 - Signup Deadline

    Thursday September 19th, 2019

    The deadline for After-school programs for Fall 2019 is Thursday, September 19. Please see here for more details and forms to register. Programs for this trimester include STEM, Public Speaking, Chess, SJS Special Choir etc.

  • Chess Club - Week #1

    Thursday September 19th, 2019, 3.15pm — 4.30pm

    Location: SJS Multi Purpose Room

    Chess Club for all levels. Will include instruction for beginners. A snack will be provided. Grades 3-8.

    Chess Club Dates: 

    • September 19, 26
    • October 3, 24 (please note: No Oct 10, 17, 31 chess club)
    • November 7
  • Back to School Open House - Middle School - Grade 6-8

    Thursday September 19th, 2019, 6.30pm start - see schedule

    Come visit your child's classroom(s), meet their teachers and hear about the upcoming Middle School curriculums at St. John School. This event is for parents. Parents will also have the opportunity to sign up for the parent-teacher conferences on October 15 & 16 at this event (the Back To School Open House is not intended to be a conference with teachers about your student). 

    In addition, new this year instead of HSA meeting - 1/2 hour prior and after Back to School night starting @ 6pm, parents can get information and volunteer for upcoming school events and fundraisers in school lobby. Volunteers will be there to answer any questions that you may have.

    Please see the schedule below for the St. John School Back to School Night. 

    Schedule

    6pm :      HSA/Event & Fundraising Chairs will be available to answer questions on up-coming events this year. Parents can sign up to volunteer.

    6:30pm :       Grade 6 parents will meet with Mr. Pearson

                          Grade 7 parents will meet with Mrs. Haylon

                          Grade 8 parents will meet with Mrs. Graham

     

    6:50pm :       Grade 6 parents will meet with Mrs. Haylon

                          Grade 7 parents will meet with Mrs. Graham

                          Grade 8 parents will meet with Mr. Pearson

     

    7:10pm :        Grade 6 parents will meet with Mrs. Graham

                           Grade 7 parents will meet with Mr. Pearson

                           Grade 8 parents will meet with Mrs. Haylon

    Approx. 7.30pm :      HSA/Event & Fundraising Chairs will be available to answer questions on up-coming events this year. Parents can sign up to volunteer.

     

  • Sep 20 2019

    Panther Fest Invitational

    Friday September 20th, 2019, 3pm

    Location: East Hampton MS
    19 Child's Rd. East Hampton, CT

    XC Invitational

  • Sep 24 2019

    XC @ Pine Point School

    Tuesday September 24th, 2019, 3:30pm

    Location: Pine Point School
    89 Barnes Rd., Stonington, CT

  • SJS Band Lesson - Advanced Band

    Tuesday September 24th, 2019, 8am

    Location: Music Room

    Advanced Band Lessons are at 8am each Tuesday and again during the day on a rotational basis. 

    Cadet (younger/new student band) is during recess on Tuesdays and again during the day on a rotational basis. 

  • Sep 25 2019

    SJS Scarecrow Workshop (2 of 2)

    Wednesday September 25th, 2019, 3pm — 4pm

    Location: SJS Art Room

    SJS is participating in the OS Chamber of Commerce Scarecrow Fest this year! Students in grades 3-8 and parent volunteers - come help make SJS scarecrows and a scarecrow scence along with Ms. Russo in the Art Room. The workshops will take place on 

    • Weds, Sept 18th, 3-4pm
    • Weds, Sept 25th, 3-4pm

    Please see here for volunteer sign-up and materials required. Volunteer hours and assessment credit will be provided.

  • XC @ Our Lady of Mercy

    Wednesday September 25th, 2019, 4pm

    Location: Surf Club, Madison CT

  • Sep 26 2019

    SJS Special Choir Practice

    Thursday September 26th, 2019, 3.15pm — 4pm

    Location: Grade 7 Classroom

    The SJS Special Choir will practice on Thursdays, 3.15-4pm. They will partake in special events, Mass, and prayer services throughout the year. They will also sing at the SJS Graduation in June.

    Open to students in Grades 3-8. Please contact choir director, Mrs. Haylon with questions.

  • Chess Club - Week #2

    Thursday September 26th, 2019, 3.15pm — 4.30pm

    Location: SJS Multi Purpose Room

    Chess Club for all levels. Will include instruction for beginners. A snack will be provided. Grades 3-8.

    Chess Club Dates: 

    • September 19, 26
    • October 3, 24 (please note: No Oct 10, 17, 31 chess club)
    • November 7
  • Sep 27 2019

    Dress Down Day - 8th Grade Fundraiser

    Friday September 27th, 2019

    A dress down day to support the 8th Grade will be today. The cost is $3 per student. Appropriate dress down day attire is required. All uniform regulations as stated in the online handbook are in effect. 

    Thank you for your support!