Events

  • Oct 1 2021

    First Friday - Early Dismissal 1pm

    Friday October 1st
  • Cross Country Intramural (Grades 5-8)

    Friday October 1st, 1pm — 2.15pm
  • Oct 4 2021

    Fall Yoga After-School Program (Grades K-3)

    Monday October 4th, 3pm — 3.45pm

    Join us for some fun and relaxation outside on the mat.  Yoga combines breath work, stretching, fun poses, and a guided relaxation. No prior yoga experience necessary. Classes will be held inside with masks in the SJS gym in case of rain.

     

    Sticky mats will be provided.  Please wear comfortable clothing - leggings, sweats, or shorts. 

     

    Instructor, Jessica Dobratz has a certification in Radiant Child Yoga Levels 1-3 (RCY 30) and has been practicing since 1995. She has also taught in school classes K-2 at Chester Elementary School.

  • Cross Country Intramural (Grades 5-8)

    Monday October 4th, 3pm — 4.15pm
  • Oct 5 2021

    Public Speaking – “Confident Junior Communicators” - After-School Program

    Tuesday October 5th, 3pm — 4.30pm

    We are happy to welcome back an extremely popular program from the past  - public speaking by Roquiita Johnson. Roquita has relocated from CT but will facilitate the same program remotely. It will take place in the SJS library – supervised by 2 SJS volunteers. Students will learn about the 3V’s of Public Speaking: the Vocal, Visual, and Verbal.  Topics under the 3V’s will include: Helpful and hurtful body language, visual aids, verbal “distractions”, how to bring a speech to life with yourwords, how to useyour voice to engage the audience, how to craft a speech using the fundamentals of speech structure. 

    The program’s ultimate goal is to equip and empower students to handle her/himself with more confidence in any speaking environment. 
RJPS will provide each student with handout resources. Every student receives a Confident Junior Communicators participation certificate at the end of the program. Certificates will also be given for special achievements/recognition. 


  • Soccer Intramural (Grades 3-4)

    Tuesday October 5th, 3pm — 4.45pm
  • Oct 6 2021

    Fall Yoga After-School Program (Grades 4-8)

    Wednesday October 6th, 3pm — 4pm

    Join us for some fun and relaxation outside on the mat.  Yoga combines breath work, stretching, fun poses, and a guided relaxation. No prior yoga experience necessary. Classes will be held inside with masks in the SJS gym in case of rain.

     

    Sticky mats will be provided.  Please wear comfortable clothing - leggings, sweats, or shorts. 

     

    Instructor, Jessica Dobratz has a certification in Radiant Child Yoga Levels 1-3 (RCY 30) and has been practicing since 1995. She has also taught in school classes K-2 at Chester Elementary School.

  • Oct 7 2021

    Autumn Art - After-School Program (Grades 1-3)

    Thursday October 7th, 3pm — 4.30pm

    Join us to celebrate the colors and the beauty of the Fall Season while making Art about Autumn. This is a four week program for Grades 1-3 including an Autumn Art Bag, Find and Make a Leaf Suncatcher and Painting En Plein Air. This program includes time outdoors and students should bring weather appropriate jackets, etc.

     

    Schedule:
    Autumn Art Bag: Students will receive an entire seasonal Art Project in a bag with all supplies included to make a masterpiece celebrating the season.

    Fall Leaf Suncatcher: students will get outdoors to find the perfect Fall Leaf or Leaves, Flower, or Foliage. Leaves will be pressed and prepared for the Suncatcher.

    Painting En Plein Air: Students will get outside and paint a nature scene on canvas. Canvases will be sent home the following week. Weather dependent and may need to moved to following week if weather is inclement.

    Suncatcher Construction: Now that our special Leaves are Dry and Pressed it is time to construct and shape our Suncatchers.

  • Meet & Mingle - New & Current Families (rain date Oct 12th)

    Thursday October 7th, 5pm — 6pm

    Location: Outside Grade 2 classroom

    Let's come together to Meet & Mingle with old and new friends! This is our first event together as a school community in such a long time! We invite you to join us to reunite with old friends and make new ones. Refreshments will be served and kids are welcome. Volunteer 7/8th grade students will be on the playground to be with their younger grade classmates.

    We look forward to seeing you!

    Current and New Parents – MINGLE & MEET!

    LET'S GET TOGETHER AS A COMMUNITY!

    Who:  All St. John School Parents

    What: St. John School Parent Meet & Mingle

    WhereMeet & Mingle -Outside Grade 2 classroom - beside playground

    Why: Informing Parents of upcoming events and volunteer opportunities. 

    When: 5:00 – 6:00 pm     October 7th ( rain date October 12th

     

    Light refreshments will be served

    7th & 8th Graders will be on the playground to watch the younger kids, please feel free to bring your children!

    Please feel free to bring your children!

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  • Oct 8 2021

    Progress Reports Issued

    Friday October 8th
  • School Photos - Lifetouch

    Friday October 8th

    Lifetouch will be at St. John School today. Students will be photographed in uniform. PreK & Kindergarten students should wear dress up clothes.

  • Cross Country Intramural (Grades 5-8)

    Friday October 8th, 3pm — 4.15pm
  • Oct 11 2021

    Columbus Day Observed - No School

    Monday October 11th
  • Oct 12 2021

    Parent/Teacher Conferences - Early Dismissal - 1pm

    Tuesday October 12th

     

     

  • Fall Yoga After-School Program (Grades K-3)

    Tuesday October 12th, 1pm — 1.45pm

    Join us for some fun and relaxation outside on the mat.  Yoga combines breath work, stretching, fun poses, and a guided relaxation. No prior yoga experience necessary. Classes will be held inside with masks in the SJS gym in case of rain.

     

    Sticky mats will be provided.  Please wear comfortable clothing - leggings, sweats, or shorts. 

     

    Instructor, Jessica Dobratz has a certification in Radiant Child Yoga Levels 1-3 (RCY 30) and has been practicing since 1995. She has also taught in school classes K-2 at Chester Elementary School.

  • Soccer Intramural (Grades 3-4)

    Tuesday October 12th, 1pm — 2.45pm
  • Oct 13 2021

    Parent/Teacher Conferences - Early Dismissal - 1pm

    Wednesday October 13th
  • Fall Yoga After-School Program (Grades 4-8)

    Wednesday October 13th, 1pm — 2pm

    Join us for some fun and relaxation outside on the mat.  Yoga combines breath work, stretching, fun poses, and a guided relaxation. No prior yoga experience necessary. Classes will be held inside with masks in the SJS gym in case of rain.

     

    Sticky mats will be provided.  Please wear comfortable clothing - leggings, sweats, or shorts. 

     

    Instructor, Jessica Dobratz has a certification in Radiant Child Yoga Levels 1-3 (RCY 30) and has been practicing since 1995. She has also taught in school classes K-2 at Chester Elementary School.

  • Oct 14 2021

    Autumn Art - After-School Program (Grades 1-3)

    Thursday October 14th, 3pm — 4.30pm

    Join us to celebrate the colors and the beauty of the Fall Season while making Art about Autumn. This is a four week program for Grades 1-3 including an Autumn Art Bag, Find and Make a Leaf Suncatcher and Painting En Plein Air. This program includes time outdoors and students should bring weather appropriate jackets, etc.

     

    Schedule:
    Autumn Art Bag: Students will receive an entire seasonal Art Project in a bag with all supplies included to make a masterpiece celebrating the season.

    Fall Leaf Suncatcher: students will get outdoors to find the perfect Fall Leaf or Leaves, Flower, or Foliage. Leaves will be pressed and prepared for the Suncatcher.

    Painting En Plein Air: Students will get outside and paint a nature scene on canvas. Canvases will be sent home the following week. Weather dependent and may need to moved to following week if weather is inclement.

    Suncatcher Construction: Now that our special Leaves are Dry and Pressed it is time to construct and shape our Suncatchers.

  • Oct 15 2021

    Cross Country Intramural (Grades 5-8)

    Friday October 15th, 3pm — 4.15pm
  • Oct 18 2021

    Fall Yoga After-School Program (Grades K-3)

    Monday October 18th, 3pm — 3.45pm

    Join us for some fun and relaxation outside on the mat.  Yoga combines breath work, stretching, fun poses, and a guided relaxation. No prior yoga experience necessary. Classes will be held inside with masks in the SJS gym in case of rain.

     

    Sticky mats will be provided.  Please wear comfortable clothing - leggings, sweats, or shorts. 

     

    Instructor, Jessica Dobratz has a certification in Radiant Child Yoga Levels 1-3 (RCY 30) and has been practicing since 1995. She has also taught in school classes K-2 at Chester Elementary School.

  • Cross Country Intramural (Grades 5-8)

    Monday October 18th, 3pm — 4.15pm
  • Oct 19 2021

    Public Speaking – “Confident Junior Communicators” - After-School Program

    Tuesday October 19th, 3pm — 4.30pm

    We are happy to welcome back an extremely popular program from the past  - public speaking by Roquiita Johnson. Roquita has relocated from CT but will facilitate the same program remotely. It will take place in the SJS library – supervised by 2 SJS volunteers. Students will learn about the 3V’s of Public Speaking: the Vocal, Visual, and Verbal.  Topics under the 3V’s will include: Helpful and hurtful body language, visual aids, verbal “distractions”, how to bring a speech to life with yourwords, how to useyour voice to engage the audience, how to craft a speech using the fundamentals of speech structure. 

    The program’s ultimate goal is to equip and empower students to handle her/himself with more confidence in any speaking environment. 
RJPS will provide each student with handout resources. Every student receives a Confident Junior Communicators participation certificate at the end of the program. Certificates will also be given for special achievements/recognition. 


  • Soccer Intramural (Grades 3-4)

    Tuesday October 19th, 3pm — 4.45pm
  • Oct 20 2021

    Fall Yoga After-School Program (Grades 4-8)

    Wednesday October 20th, 3pm — 4pm

    Join us for some fun and relaxation outside on the mat.  Yoga combines breath work, stretching, fun poses, and a guided relaxation. No prior yoga experience necessary. Classes will be held inside with masks in the SJS gym in case of rain.

     

    Sticky mats will be provided.  Please wear comfortable clothing - leggings, sweats, or shorts. 

     

    Instructor, Jessica Dobratz has a certification in Radiant Child Yoga Levels 1-3 (RCY 30) and has been practicing since 1995. She has also taught in school classes K-2 at Chester Elementary School.

  • Oct 21 2021

    Autumn Art - After-School Program (Grades 1-3)

    Thursday October 21st, 3pm — 4.30pm

    Join us to celebrate the colors and the beauty of the Fall Season while making Art about Autumn. This is a four week program for Grades 1-3 including an Autumn Art Bag, Find and Make a Leaf Suncatcher and Painting En Plein Air. This program includes time outdoors and students should bring weather appropriate jackets, etc.

     

    Schedule:
    Autumn Art Bag: Students will receive an entire seasonal Art Project in a bag with all supplies included to make a masterpiece celebrating the season.

    Fall Leaf Suncatcher: students will get outdoors to find the perfect Fall Leaf or Leaves, Flower, or Foliage. Leaves will be pressed and prepared for the Suncatcher.

    Painting En Plein Air: Students will get outside and paint a nature scene on canvas. Canvases will be sent home the following week. Weather dependent and may need to moved to following week if weather is inclement.

    Suncatcher Construction: Now that our special Leaves are Dry and Pressed it is time to construct and shape our Suncatchers.

  • Oct 22 2021

    Cross Country Intramural (Grades 5-8)

    Friday October 22nd, 3pm — 4.15pm
  • Oct 25 2021

    Fall Yoga After-School Program (Grades K-3) (additional week due to delayed start)

    Monday October 25th, 3pm — 3.45pm

    Join us for some fun and relaxation outside on the mat.  Yoga combines breath work, stretching, fun poses, and a guided relaxation. No prior yoga experience necessary. Classes will be held inside with masks in the SJS gym in case of rain.

     

    Sticky mats will be provided.  Please wear comfortable clothing - leggings, sweats, or shorts. 

     

    Instructor, Jessica Dobratz has a certification in Radiant Child Yoga Levels 1-3 (RCY 30) and has been practicing since 1995. She has also taught in school classes K-2 at Chester Elementary School.

  • Cross Country Intramural (Grades 5-8)

    Monday October 25th, 3pm — 4.15pm
  • Oct 26 2021

    Public Speaking – “Confident Junior Communicators” - After-School Program

    Tuesday October 26th, 3pm — 4.30pm

    We are happy to welcome back an extremely popular program from the past  - public speaking by Roquiita Johnson. Roquita has relocated from CT but will facilitate the same program remotely. It will take place in the SJS library – supervised by 2 SJS volunteers. Students will learn about the 3V’s of Public Speaking: the Vocal, Visual, and Verbal.  Topics under the 3V’s will include: Helpful and hurtful body language, visual aids, verbal “distractions”, how to bring a speech to life with yourwords, how to useyour voice to engage the audience, how to craft a speech using the fundamentals of speech structure. 

    The program’s ultimate goal is to equip and empower students to handle her/himself with more confidence in any speaking environment. 
RJPS will provide each student with handout resources. Every student receives a Confident Junior Communicators participation certificate at the end of the program. Certificates will also be given for special achievements/recognition. 


  • Soccer Intramural (Grades 3-4)

    Tuesday October 26th, 3pm — 4.45pm
  • Oct 27 2021

    Fall Yoga After-School Program (Grades 4-8) (additional week due to delayed start)

    Wednesday October 27th, 3pm — 4pm

    Join us for some fun and relaxation outside on the mat.  Yoga combines breath work, stretching, fun poses, and a guided relaxation. No prior yoga experience necessary. Classes will be held inside with masks in the SJS gym in case of rain.

     

    Sticky mats will be provided.  Please wear comfortable clothing - leggings, sweats, or shorts. 

     

    Instructor, Jessica Dobratz has a certification in Radiant Child Yoga Levels 1-3 (RCY 30) and has been practicing since 1995. She has also taught in school classes K-2 at Chester Elementary School.

  • SJS Choir - After-School Program

    Wednesday October 27th, 3pm — 3.45pm

    St. John School Choir will meet every Wednesday during the school year. Join us, the team of SJS teachers with various talents who will be working with the choir. We are all looking forward to a fun year of practicing and performing at school and in our local communities. Choir Team: Mrs. Haylon, Mrs. Meyer, Mr. Borden, and Mr. Wohlmuth.  

  • Oct 28 2021

    Autumn Art - After-School Program (Grades 1-3)

    Thursday October 28th, 3pm — 4.30pm

    Join us to celebrate the colors and the beauty of the Fall Season while making Art about Autumn. This is a four week program for Grades 1-3 including an Autumn Art Bag, Find and Make a Leaf Suncatcher and Painting En Plein Air. This program includes time outdoors and students should bring weather appropriate jackets, etc.

     

    Schedule:
    Autumn Art Bag: Students will receive an entire seasonal Art Project in a bag with all supplies included to make a masterpiece celebrating the season.

    Fall Leaf Suncatcher: students will get outdoors to find the perfect Fall Leaf or Leaves, Flower, or Foliage. Leaves will be pressed and prepared for the Suncatcher.

    Painting En Plein Air: Students will get outside and paint a nature scene on canvas. Canvases will be sent home the following week. Weather dependent and may need to moved to following week if weather is inclement.

    Suncatcher Construction: Now that our special Leaves are Dry and Pressed it is time to construct and shape our Suncatchers.

  • Oct 29 2021

    Dress Down Day - 8th Grade Fundraiser

    Friday October 29th

    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!

  • Cross Country Intramural (Grades 5-8)

    Friday October 29th, 3pm — 4.15pm
  • Pumpkin Auction & Trick or Trunk ** RESCHEDULED from 10/30

    Friday October 29th, 4.30pm — 6.30pm

    Location: SJS (outside on campus)

    Pumpkin Auction and Trunk or Treat!

         Friday, October 29th (4.30-6.30pm)

     

    Our annual Pumpkin Auction is getting close!  We hope you are working on your pumpkins!!

    Our eighth graders and Mrs. Haylon are working hard to be sure all our students have a wonderful time.

     

    As a reminder pumpkins being submitted for auction should be brought to the school by Friday, 10/29/2021.
    We ask that costumes  NOT include super scary masks or weapons of any kind. Keep in mind we have Pre-k students attending.

     

    The auction will be a silent auction this year,  winners will be announced around 6:15pm.
    Cash and check are the accepted forms of payment for Auction winners.

     

    We are still in need of Trunk or Treat participants!  

    https://www.signupgenius.com/go/5080444ABAA28A6FD0-trunk

    Please consider decorating your car and  participating!  The kids love to Trunk or Treat and it’s a very safe environment for them to do so!! Parents participating are asked to stay with their vehicles from 5:30 to 6:15pm