Homework Update

One of the many areas of current interest in education is the effectiveness of homework. The type and quantity of homework is the subject of much debate these days. Our staff has also been reflecting on this topic and several of our recent staff meetings have been devoted to discussing this at length. We have… Read more »

Saint John School supports Alex’s Lemonade Stand

September is Childhood Cancer Awareness month.  This year, Saint John School students chose to support Alex’s Lemonade Stand.  The charity’s mission is “to raise money and awareness of childhood cancer causes, primarily for research into new treatments and cures, and to encourage and empower others, especially children, to get involved and make a difference for… Read more »

Saint John School Enhancements

We made several new enhancements to Saint John School over the summer.  Our students are loving the 2 new water bottle filling stations!  The units eliminate microbiological contamination, oxygenate the water, and deliver fresh and cool water that students enjoy. By using refillable water bottles, we are being good stewards of God’s creation by reducing… Read more »

Saint John School Voted Best Private School

Saint John School was recently voted Best Private School by the readers of Ranch & Coast magazine in their August “Best of 2017” issue.  We are honored to receive the recognition.  As we celebrate our 60th anniversary, we would like to thank our entire community for supporting Saint John School and for making it a great place to learn… Read more »

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 »

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 »