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

NOMINATIONS FOR PA COUNCIL

The PA wants YOU! The newly formed Nominations Committee is excited to meet soon to begin to slate PA Leadership for 2020-2021. Nominate yourself or a friend to serve on the PA Council. There are jobs that fit all interests, skill sets and schedules. We are thrilled to launch the new online Nominations form. All individuals who would like to be considered for a position on the PA Council are asked to please fill out the online form. For questions or additional information, please contact the PA Parliamentarian Kristi Bare. All submissions are due no later than noon on Tuesday, December 3.

TUITION ASSISTANCE DUE DECEMBER 6

The FACTS financial aid application portal for the 2020-2021 school year is open. For currently enrolled students, the deadline for application is Friday, December 6. Please contact Director of Finance & Financial Aid Linda Wilson or Finance Assistant Lani Jones with any questions regarding our financial assistance program.

ST. JOHN'S WEEK AT EL VECINO

In QUESO you wanted to know how you can help St. John’s and eat delicious queso read below! Mark Monday, November 11 through Sunday, November 17 down on your calendar and plan to visit one of our favorite neighborhood Mexican food restaurants, El Vecino. During this week, for every queso ordered a portion of the profits will go to St. John's. Please mention St. John's if you stop by and purchase. THANK YOU, El Vecino!

NEW ADMISSION EVENT THIS SATURDAY - TELL YOUR FRIENDS

For our 2020-21 admission season, St. John’s will host a Saturday Open House for prospective students and their parents to gain a deeper understanding of our school’s dynamic learning environment and welcoming community. This fun and informative event will give prospective families many wonderful ways to get to know us as they engage with our faculty, leadership group, students, current parents and alumni. Our campus will be open from 9:30 a.m. to noon. We encourage you to share this information with anyone who is interested in our school or already going through the admission process.

OPEN IDEA LAB TIME

The St. John's IDEA Lab is 

It starts at 7 and goes until 7:50, with different grades having different days.
Tuesday – Fifth grade

Wednesday – Sixth grade

Thursday – Seventh grade

Friday – Eighth grade

This is a chance for students to come into the IDEA Lab and tinker, code, build, design, 

Students will be dropped off at before care down in the cafeteria, check-in with the before care staff and come up to the IDEA Lab.

Coming Up

ST. JOHN'S FUNDRAISER AT THE LOT

Please visit one of our neighborhood favorites, The Lot, for a St. John's Fundraiser on Tuesday, December 3. Plan to get dine in or pick up lunch or dinner all day long, and 15% of sales will be donated to the school. Don't forget to mention St. John's when you place your order, and be sure to enter to win a gift certificate while you're there!

LOWER SCHOOL ADVENT & LESSONS AND CAROLS

Advent Carol services will be held in the chapel on Tuesday, December 10, for first through fourth grade students and their families. The first and second grade service will be held at 8:15 a.m. and the third and fourth grade service will be held at 9:15 a.m. Pre-k and kindergarten students will present their Lessons and Carols on Friday, December 13from 2:15 p.m. to 2:35 p.m. in the chapel.

INVITATION TO RETIREMENT RECEPTION FOR NANCY JACOBS

Please join us for a come-and-go reception honoring retiring Admission Director Nancy Jacobs Wednesday, December 4, 3:30 – 5:00 p.m. in Parish Hall. See the invitation and read Nancy’s bio.

THANKSGIVING BREAK

Thanksgiving break will begin Monday, November 25, and will continue through Friday, November 29. Classes will resume on Monday, December 2, at 8:00 a.m. Have a fun and safe Thanksgiving break!

GRANDPARENTS AND GRANDEST FRIENDS DAY

We look forward to seeing our students' grandparents and friends on the morning of Friday, November 22. Parents, please help us welcome our guests on this special day. View the sign-up to choose a shift.

Please note: Grandparents and Grandest Friends Day concludes at 10:30 a.m. for Lower School and 11:00 a.m. for Middle School. Students not leaving with their grandparents must be picked up by 11:30 a.m. There will be no after-school program or homework club. 

Also: Eucharist will be celebrated on Friday, November 22, instead of the preceding Wednesday. Correspondingly, full-dress uniforms will be required on Friday, but not on Wednesday.

EARLY CHILDHOOD ADMISSION COFFEE

St. John’s will host an Early Childhood (pre-k and k) Admission Coffee on Wednesday, November 20, from 9:30 to 11:00 a.m. If you have friends or family who are exploring options for young children for the 2020-2021 school year, we would be eager to welcome them to join us for this informative event! 

CRUSADER CLUB CARPOOL DUTY + COAT DRIVE

Dads are invited to assist with morning carpool Monday, November 18 through Friday, November 22, 7:15 - 8:00 a.m. This is a fun, quick way to support the school by helping the little ones out of the cars. Choose a shift. In conjunction with this effort, the Crusader Club is once again hosting a coat drive. Please drop off new or gently used coats (infant through adult sizes) with one of the dads. A collection box will also be placed in the front reception area.

PA Announcements

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Middle School Athletics

Upcoming Basketball Season:

October 29 and 30 for seventh and eighth grade boys and girls.

  • Tuesday, October 29 from 3:45 – 5:30 p.m.
  • Wednesday, October 30 from 3:15 – 5:00 p.m. (Eighth graders in the musical will leave at 4:00 for rehearsal.)

November 4 and 5 will be for fifth and sixth grade boys and girls.

  • Monday, November 4 from 3:45 – 5:30 p.m.
  • Tuesday, November 5 from 3:45 – 5:30 p.m.

A few fifth and sixth graders may be asked to attend an additional practice on Thursday, November 7, in case we have room to move up players.

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