Current Families

Welcome to the Current Families section of our website. We created this section just for you, so everything you need throughout the school year is easily accessible.

News and Upcoming Events

ST. JOHN'S HOLIDAY APPRECIATION FUND

Considering a holiday gift for your child's teacher? In lieu of a personal gift, the Parents Association encourages you to contribute to the St. John's Holiday Appreciation Fund, which is now open. Donations are neither required nor expected, but always appreciated. The fund serves as an inclusive, easy way for parents to show their appreciation and for all faculty to feel parents' gratitude. Donations, which have no monetary limit, received by Friday, December 13, will be divided and hand-delivered before Christmas. You may use the link above or drop a check off at the front desk. When you contribute to the fund, you will receive a printable certificate to include in a Holiday card to your teachers, letting them know about the donation.

LOWER SCHOOL ADVENT & LESSONS AND CAROLS

Pre-k and kindergarten students will present their Early Childhood Lessons and Carols on Friday, December 13from 2:15 p.m. to 2:35 p.m. in the chapel. All performances will be recorded and links to the footage will be made available afterward.

BAKE SALE FRIDAY, DECEMBER 13

On Friday, December 13, the fifth grade Baking Club will be holding a bake sale at middle school lunch in the cafeteria. Proceeds from the sale will go to a toy drive for Community Partners of Dallas, which buys gifts for children who might not otherwise get anything for Christmas. Each individual treat will sell for $2, so students who want sweet treats for a good cause should plan on bringing their money!

EARLY DISMISSAL DECEMBER 20

There will be early dismissal on Friday, December 20 for all students. Lower School will dismiss at 11:30 a.m. and Middle School will follow at 12:00 p.m. 

Families who utilize our After School Program are invited to reserve spaces for programming from 12:00 p.m. through our regularly scheduled dismissal of 4:00 p.m. Please complete the required RSVP form for any student participating in the After School Program. All students staying at school for the afternoon must bring a sack lunch; there will be no cafeteria service.

FACULTY & STAFF APPRECIATION

Please consider contributing a baked good for breakfast or snack (homemade or purchased) for the faculty and staff appreciation morning this Wednesday, December 18. Baked goods can be dropped off in the morning carpool line outside of Parish Hall.

AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAM – NEW OPTIONAL CLASSES START JANUARY

As part of the After School Program, we offer a variety of optional after-school classes for an additional fee. Spring classes will begin the week of January 27 unless otherwise noted. Students may attend ASP before or after their optional classes at no additional charge. For class descriptions, dates/times and instructor information, view the ASP page. To enroll your child in the ASP and/or optional classes, print, complete and return the contract to school. Payments can be made by check (checks made payable to SJES) or through ParentsWeb. Contact ASP director Lani Jones with questions.

Coming Up

UNIFORM RESALE

Save the date! Uniform resale will take place on Thursday, January 9 from 2:00 to 5:00 p.m. in Parish Hall. Stock up on gently used school items during Uniform Resale. Additionally, the PA needs help with this all-volunteer effort and asks for parents to volunteer for a shift. Uniform donations in good condition may be dropped off in the baskets by the front reception desk. 

CHRISTMAS BREAK

Christmas break will begin Monday, December 23, and will continue through Friday, January 3. Classes will resume on Monday, January 6, at 8:00 a.m. Have a fun and safe Thanksgiving break!

CRUSADER CLUB BASKETBALL CLINIC

Join the coaches from Blade Basketball for a skills clinic over the break! Registration is open now. This clinic will meet Thursday and Friday, January 2 and 3, in the main gym from 9:00 a.m. - noon. The skills clinic is open to grades 2-8 and participants do not need to be St. John's students. Coaches will break out students by grade and skill level for individualized instruction. Email Sarah Donahue with any questions.

PA Announcements

BOX TOP WINNERS

Congratulations to Mr. Herod's fifth grade class for collecting 314 box tops! They have earned a free dress day. As a reminder, please check to ensure box tops are not expired before turning them in. Our next box top collection will be on Wednesday, January 15. Thank you for your participation!

JANUARY MOVIE SOCIAL

Come join your St. John's friends on Monday, January 6 at 11:30 a.m. (doors open at 11 a.m.) for a private St. John's screening of Toy Story 4. Tickets are on sale in the St. John's Spirit Shop. The movie will be shown at the Lake Highlands Alamo Drafthouse and your ticket price includes admission and popcorn. A full menu will be available for lunch. Generously hosted by Campbell, Davis, Doran, Griffin, Hardin, Schulz families.

AUCTION 2020: I WANT MY ST. JOHN'S

Have you heard it through the grapevine that our auction website went LIVE? Please join the Parent’s Association’s 2020 Auction, I WANT MY ST. JOHN’S AUCTION as we party hardy all night long (all night!) on Saturday, March 7 at Gilley’s South Side Ballroom to celebrate the most excellent decade ever- the 80’s!

You can help us make I WANT MY ST. JOHN’S AUCTION a totally, like, huge success by considering an opportunity for your company or your family to support the event at one of our rad sponsorship levels. Each level is offering GNARLY perks! Sweet dreams are made of nights like these, and we couldn’t do it without your support! So please plan to celebrate your glory days with us on March 7Purchase your tickets and t-shirts now and stay up on all of the latest news on the auction website. 

Middle School Athletics

There will be no sports practices or games from Friday, November 22 - Friday, November 29.

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