Eagle Pride Publisher Wins Top Fair Award

The Eagle Pride Publisher won the “Best in Show” award in the San Diego County Fair’s middle school newspaper division for the seventh year out of the last eight. The school newspaper also received the awards of “Best in Layout and Design,” “Best in Story Quality,” and “Best in Content/Coverage.” A group of the lead… Read more »

Congratulations to our Graduates

On Wednesday and Thursday we said goodbye to our graduating class. We began with the Ribbon Mass celebrated by Father Jim and ended the day with a beautiful and delicious Graduation Dinner. The evening concluded with the class video and dance. On Thursday, the graduation ceremony was held in the church. Congratulations and best wishes… Read more »

Principal’s Message for June 9th

  Dear Parents, We started the school year by welcoming the new pastor, Father Jim, and saying goodbye to our retiring pastor, Father Brian. From there, the first trimester was a whirlwind of activity including STAR assessments, Fall Festival, and preparation for the WCEA/WASC Accreditation. For our accreditation visit in February, the staff, students, and… Read more »

10 Students Earn Generous Servant Awards

Ten middle school students who logged 20 or more hours of community service outside of school hours were honored at Monday’s school assembly with the Generous Servant Award. The students included eighth graders Chloe Blankenhorn, Madison Blankenhorn, Connor Brown, and Jake Titcomb; seventh graders Samantha Armstrong, Zoebelle Hinojosa, Elle Hirou, Abby McQuaid, and Emory Rodriguez;… Read more »

STEM Students – Good Stewards of God’s Creation

Saint John School STEM 2 class are learning what it means to be good stewards of God’s creation.  The class of thirty 8th graders and one 7th grader were asked to tackle a problem while studying the Next Generation Science Standard (ESS3.C):  Human Impact on Earth’s Systems.  As human populations consume more of Earth’s natural… Read more »

Teachers Net a Big Win!

One of the highlights of the school year is the annual Staff vs. 8th Grade Volleyball game.  On Friday, May 26, cheers and clapping could be heard coming from the Saint John Field.   The staff was all set to redeem themselves after last year’s crushing defeat.  Chants of “Teachers! Teachers!” coming from our younger students… Read more »

Students Went the Extra Mile!

Saint John Students gave their all for their school today!  They jogged to raise funds.  With music and cheering filling the air, students ran for an average of 20 minutes.  Even the youngest Eagles enjoyed the fun!  The preschool students charmed everyone with their enthusiasm and determination.  The reward for their efforts – popsicles for… Read more »

RockStar Band Enrichment Gets Ready for House of Blues

Saint John’s newest after-school enrichment class, RockStar Music Education Band, has been a HUGE hit. This enrichment is broken down into two separate sessions that run from 2:30-4:30 p.m. The eleven students who signed up have had the opportunity to learn to play guitar, bass, drums, and keyboards; compose their own songs; and learn to… Read more »

8th Grade FIA Raises $800 with Pancake Breakfast

  The third trimester eighth grade Faith in Action class worked hard as a team to raise more than $800 for Catholic Medical Mission Board, an organization that provides nutrition and health care for poor mothers and their children worldwide. With the help of Saint John Parish Youth Minister Isaac Deken, the students planned and… Read more »

Serra Essay Winners

The mission of the Serra Council is to promote and foster vocations to the priesthood and consecrated religious life.  Each year, they sponsor an essay contest for 8th graders.  This year’s writing prompt was: In your vocation, married, single, or religious, choose one corporal and one spiritual work of mercy. Explain how each will help… Read more »