News and Announcements

  • November 11th, 2018

    St. John School 8th Grade Student Wins Diocese of Norwich Essay Contest

    St. John School 8th grade students recently participated in an essay competition, sponsored by the Diocese of Norwich Seton Scholarship Dinner Committee. Students were asked to write an essay entitled, "What Catholic Education Means to Me". The goal of the Seton Scholarship Committee is to raise scholarship money for the 11 PreK-8 elementary schools in the Norwich Diocese (including St. John School)… Read More

  • November 5th, 2018

    St. John School Celebrates the First New England Catholic School's Week!

    This year the 11 (arch) dioceses of New England will be celebrating their own Catholic Schools Week November 4 – 11, 2018. Each diocese is celebrating in a unique way while working together to shine the light on the great things that are happening across New England in our Catholic Schools. The week is intended to raise awareness of Catholic schools… Read More

  • October 22nd, 2018

    SJS 8th Grade Student accepted to Southcentral Regional Honors Band

    Congratulations to Jack F. in 8th Grade who was accepted into the Connecticut Future Musicians Southcentral Regional Honors Band. After passing the audition where he had the challenge of learning two new pieces of music, he then participated in an intense period of six rehearsals in three weeks leading up to the concert. The concert was held at Corpus Christi School, Wethersfield… Read More

  • September 17th, 2018

    Off & Running .... St. John Cross Country Students Start the Season Strong!

    This past Saturday, students from SJS Cross Country kicked off the XC season in strong style at the First Annual Sacred Heart Invitational in Groton at Bluff Point. The meet was broken down into two races - one for girls and one for boys - 1.6 miles each.   The boys race kicked off first at 9am, followed by the… Read More

  • September 16th, 2018

    St. John School Students Thank Parishioners

    This weekend, St. John students spoke St. John, St. Mark and St. Agnes and handed out fliers to thank parishioners. It was the weekend of the annual Diocese of Norwich Catholic Schools collection. St. John School students took the opportunity to thank the local parishioners for their support and encouragement of our school. As we all know, we are very… Read More

  • September 4th, 2018

    Mother Elaine announces Theme for New School Year!

    Mother Elaine announces theme for new school year:  “Year of Growth” It may be Summer temperatures outside, but SJS is back in session!   SJS begins it’s 25th year by welcoming almost 30 new students!  Principal Mother Elaine declared this new school year to be a “Year of Growth”.  She explained that at SJS students will not only grow academically but spiritually as well. … Read More

  • August 9th, 2018

    Announcement from Mother Elaine : Meet & Greets/New Parent Meeting/Opening Mass

    PreK & Kindergarten “Meet and Greet”  Thurs, Aug 23rd - 10-11am (PreK & K classrooms) Please join Mrs. Greene and Mrs. Clark in their PreK and Kindergarten classrooms for a Meet & Greet. This is open to new and current families. Information handouts will be provided for new students at this event. We look forward to seeing all PreK and… Read More

  • August 8th, 2018

    Announcement from Mother Elaine : Middle School Girl's Uniform

    As many of you already know, Donnelly’s Uniform no longer sell the girl’s middle school maroon vests due to the manufacturer ceasing production. They have tried unsuccessfully to seek out another alternate manufacturer. It has been brought to my attention that there has been some confusion over the middle school girl’s uniform as a result. Just to clarify, the only… Read More

  • 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 More

  • 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 More