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 »

A Thoughtful Approach to Religious Education

We have been proud parents at Saint John School for eight years and have three kids enrolled. We originally became aware of the school before our children were born.  Our cousins attended Saint John and offered glowing reviews of the faith-based school and community. What continues to impress us is the thoughtful approach that goes… Read more »

Community of Educators

When our eldest was ready for preschool we began searching for a learning environment that would give him the opportunity to thrive academically while supporting the principles and values we hold most important. Keeping Christ centered, Saint John school has managed to attract and gather a community of educators who foster creativity, demand academic excellence,… Read more »

Second Graders Rejoice in the Third Week of Advent

Saint John School second grade students lead the school assembly during the third week of Advent.  Students from Mr. Preston’s class shared the joy of Jesus’ birth by reading the story of the Nativity and “lighting” the rose colored candle on the school’s large Advent wreath. Standing behind the Advent wreath is a large Jesse… Read more »

A Christian Foundation

Five years ago, when I made my first phone call to Saint John School, I felt I had discovered a secret garden. The staff, faculty, and parents opened their arms to my family and accepted us into the Saint John Community. At the time, I believed my prayers had been answered and five years later… Read more »

Saint John School Competes at STEAM Maker Fest

The STEAM Maker Festival is held yearly at the Del Mar Fairgrounds to give children and adults of all ages a chance to engage in hands-on science, technology, engineering, art, and math activities. There are many competitions that run all day long for children to be a part of. Saint John School competed in five… Read more »

Principal’s Message for December 7th

Dear Parents Advent is always a special time for our Catholic school as we eagerly anticipate the coming of the Lord at Christmas. It is a time of year full of activities for children and parents alike. Christmas food basket collections, prayers at Benediction, candy canes on St. Nicholas day, Christmas concerts, penance service reflections,… Read more »