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 »

Diary of a Chicken

Saint John School 3rd graders and 7th graders have been working on a joint science project.  For the last 3 weeks, students have been developing an in-depth understanding of content and developing key skills—communication, collaboration, inquiry, problem solving, and flexibility through the study of the life cycle and embryology of a chicken.  Both grade levels… Read more »

Gold Rush Day Is Huge Success

Saint John School’s annual fourth grade Gold Rush Day was a huge success. This event is the culmination of the students’ studies of California History during the mid-1800s.  During the day, students participated in eight unique activities, each one teaching a new lesson. In the Math for Miners station students compare prices from the time… Read more »

Congratulations, Science Fair Winners

We wish to congratulate the following students who won awards at the Greater San Diego Science and Engineering Fair on March 14-19: 2017 Science Fair Winners Saint John School winners at the Greater San Diego Science & Engineering Fair on March 17, 2017: 1st Place Daniella Luciani: Electrical Engineering (Light Tracking Bristlebot) Amanda Hansen: Plant… Read more »