FIA Retreat Tightens Relationships among Diocesan Schools

By Marco Alvarez and Thomas Salzar, Eagle Pride Publisher reporters Eighth graders in the Faith in Action class this trimester hosted a service retreat focused on the Works of Mercy for Saint John School and three other schools in the diocese, including St. Mary Star of the Sea in Oceanside, Notre Dame Academy in Carmel… Read more »

7th grade retreat at Mission San Luis Rey

Seventh grade students recently embarked on their annual retreat to the Mission San Luis Rey. Under the direction of the seventh grade teachers and the parish youth minister, students used the time to grow in their faith, better understand our Catholic heritage, and forge lasting bonds as a class. The day was filled with prayer,… 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 »

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 »

Science Comes Alive

With the introduction of the Next Generation Science Standards, four Saint John School teachers started a series of Professional Development workshops this week to learn more about engaging our children in science exploration, experimentation, and inquiry. All Saint John School science teachers will eventually take the series of courses offered through this workshop. There are nine courses… Read more »