News and Announcements

  • June 11th, 2021

    SJS Spring Concert 2021 - dedicated to Fr. Greg. Congratulations!

    This years SJS Spring Concert (virtual) is dedicated to Fr. Greg and his 25 years in the priesthood. We thank God for Fr. Greg and for his love, support and dedication to St. John School. Congratulations Fr. Greg! Thank you also to Mrs. Hurlburt for her continued dedication to our music program and for her creation of the virtual concerts - we… Read Article

  • June 4th, 2021

    Congratulations to the SJS Bands on their recent Spring Concert!

    Congratulations to the SJS bands on their recent Virtual Spring Band Concert. We are so proud of you for your accomplishments this year. You have shown much dedication and resilience in another different year. Due to the pandemic, the SJS cadet and advanced bands under the guidance of music teacher and band director, Mrs. Hurlburt looked a little different this… Read Article

  • June 4th, 2021

    Congratulations to the SJS Class of 2021!

    Congratulations to the Class of 2021, our 8th Graders who graduate today. We wish you much success in high school and beyond. We are so proud of you! Click here for graduation awards.     Read Article

  • May 31st, 2021

    St. John School Grade 2 celebrates Our Lady with the May Crowning

    As we know, May is the month of Mary. It is the month which we devote to the Blessed Virgin Mary. Throughout the world, Marian devotions take place in the Catholic Church, honoring Mary, mother of Jesus as ‘the Queen of May”. St. John School is no exception. It has been tradition for us to hold a “May Crowning” every… Read Article

  • April 25th, 2021

    Essex Winter Series Shares a "Gift of Music", Concert #4 in their Virtual Concert Performance for SJS Community

    For the past several years, the Essex Winter Series has presented a program at St. John School for our students in March.  Last year, we were fortunate to have them visit us to perform just prior to the COVID shutdown.  This year they will provide us with the links to their virtual performances, "A Gift of Music"( the virtual concerts will… Read Article

  • March 1st, 2021

    St. John School Congratulates 8th Grader on Xavier High School Scholarship!

    Well done to our 8th Grade student, Owen Jones who received the Bishop Vincent Hines Honors Memorial Scholarship from Xavier High School recently. This scholarship is attained by scoring in the 99th percentile in the Xavier High School entrance exam and applies to all 4 years at Xavier.   Owen is photographed with St. John School Principal, Mother Elaine. Mother… Read Article

  • January 25th, 2021

    Parent Education - Webinar Series: Alicia Farrell PhD

      You may remember as part of our parent education series a couple of years ago, we invited Alicia Farrell PhD to come to St. John School one evening to present a program entitled, “Anxiety, the Monster Among Us”. We thought you might like to know that Alicia is now conducting a free 4 part webinar series in February, entitled “How to… Read Article

  • December 22nd, 2020

    Saint John School Advanced & Cadet Bands Present their Christmas Band Concert 2020

    SJS Music and Band Director, Mrs. Hurlburt along with the SJS Advanced and Cadet Bands would like to present their Christmas Band Concert 2020.  Mother Elaine, SJS Principal would like to thank Mrs. Hurlburt for all her extraordinary efforts with the SJS Band this pandemic year, a year like no other. We are grateful that the band could continue lessons… Read Article

  • December 15th, 2020

    St. John School Continues the Jesse Tree Tradition

    While it may be slightly different, the tradition of the Jesse tree continues at St. John School this year. Each day, one grade per day places an ornament on the Jesse Tree and talks about a member of Jesus’ family. The Jesse Tree represents the genealogy or family tree of Jesus Christ. It tells the story of God’s plan for… Read Article

  • December 11th, 2020

    St. Nicholas' Day Gift Card and Food Drive at SJS

    On Monday, December 7, the Saint John School Community in Old Saybrook celebrated Saint Nicholas Day with a dress down day. Students brought in gift cards and collected non-perishable food items to share with the Food Pantry at Saint Mark’s in Westbrook, East Haddam Food Pantry, and Safe Futures in Waterford, an organization that deeply supports women and families with the… Read Article