News and Announcements

  • 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

  • May 11th, 2018

    St. John School Honors our Blessed Lady with The Living Rosary & May Crowning

    St. John School students, teachers and administartion participated today in the yearly tradition of the Living Rosary followed by the Crowning of Mary.  Together with their buddies from the “Buddy Program”, students sat in formation in SJS gym in the shape of the Rosary beads. Each group of buddies took turns standing and leading their fellow students in each mystery… Read Article

  • May 11th, 2018

    St. John School PreK "Pray Twice"

    St. Augustine said, “He who sings, prays twice.” The PreK, together with their 8thgrade buddies, sang in the choir for May’s First Friday Mass.  This was the first time in the choir loft for the PreK, and they did an excellent job.  The 8thgrade has done a wonderful job this year mentoring their buddies, which includes accompanying the PreK to all First Friday… Read Article

  • April 30th, 2018

    It's Wax Museum Time in the SJS 4th and 5th Grades!

    It is Wax Museum time in the fourth and fifth grade! The fourth and fifth graders each read a biography/autobiography about a person they admire. They were asked to write a summary, make a poster with pictures and 10 facts, and they had to dress up like the person they read about. All of this was to prepare them to… Read Article

  • April 26th, 2018

    2018 Modern Woodman's Speech Contest at SJS does not disappoint. Winners announced today!

    For weeks SJS students in grades 5-8 grappled with the topic: "Inventions that have improved the quality of life." Students had to select and research an invention of their choosing and prepare a three to five minute convincing speech.   The Modern Woodsman Speech Contest provides SJS students the opportunity to not only work on their research and rhetorical writing skills,… Read Article