Saint John Middle School Rocks Spring Sing

The Saint John Parish Hall was rocking during the annual Middle School Spring Sing.   Originally designed to foster teamwork and cooperation among the 6th through 8th grade students, the Spring Sing has become a fun and spirited musical competition.  Students are able to share their creative gifts and talents with the community. Each year, a… Read more »

Saint John Faith in Action Students Busy to the End

Saint John School Faith in Action classes in the third trimester have been quite busy planning a variety of projects. The sixth grade has come up with a particularly ambitious project to put together bags of essential items for people who may be homeless. They have had several meetings with the school administration and have… Read more »

Real Relationships are Built

Our family cannot say enough about Saint John School. We were looking for a faith-based, small school experience that provided a rigorous and relevant educational experience for our children. What we found at Saint John School was that and so much more. Saint John School has a wrap-around approach when delivering educational content to our… Read more »

Principal’s Message for March 28th

Dear families, As we conclude the Lenten journey with our Easter celebration, it is a good time to reflect on all the blessings God has bestowed on our community. We are especially grateful for the support from all our families who volunteer their time, talents, and treasures to enrich our students’ learning experiences. The Auction… Read more »

Saint John School Read-a-Thon Supports Needs in Burundi, Africa

Saint John School 3rd graders supported Burundi Friends International (BFI) for their Faith in Action project.  Burundi Friends International is an organization that is committed to fighting poverty, educating youth and providing hope in the one of the most economically challenged places on earth: Burundi, Africa. A couple of years ago, the Saint John School… Read more »

Middle School Students Win Big at Science Fair

Saint John middle school students made a great showing at the 64th annual Greater San Diego Science and Engineering Fair (GSDSEF).  With a total of 600 students participating, competition was tough.  Students began preparing for the science fair on August 31.  Throughout the process, students needed to follow an outline and calendar. Each part of… Read more »

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 »

Saint John School Hosts Salk Mobile Lab

Saint John 7th and 8th students had the opportunity to participate in a biotechnology program through the Salk Institute.  The Salk Mobile Lab spent 3 days at Saint John School instructing student in their science lab curriculum, called “Discovering DNA.” Middle school science and STEM teacher, Gena Heins, commented that these awesome scientists really know… Read more »

Sacred Spaces Tour a big hit with 3rd Graders

The 3rd grade students began their preparation for receiving the sacrament of Eucharist with a tour of the sacred spaces in the church.  The students were in awe as they explored these special places.  Geared to both the first Eucharist candidates and their parents, the program included visits to altar, sacristy, ambo, tabernacle, and vestry. … Read more »

Saint John School Student Wins Youth Virtues, Valor, and Vision Award

     Samantha Armstrong, an eighth-grade student at Saint John School, will receive the 2018 Youth Virtues, Valor, and Vision Award from the National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA) for selfless service, determination, innovation, and ideals that are changing the world.      “NCEA extends its sincere congratulations to all the winners and to all those who have… Read more »