News from St. John School in Boston’s North End:

St. John School Hires New Second and Third Grade Teachers
Brother Gregory P. Day, OFM will be the new second grade teacher and
Ashley Goldflam will be the new third grade teacher 

St. John School in the North End today announced that due to increased enrollment, they have added a new second grade classroom in addition to the existing second grade classroom and that Brother Gregory P. Day, OFM will be the teacher for the new second grade class. The school has also hired a new third grade teacher, Ms. Ashley Goldflam, who will be replacing our retiring third teacher.

Brother Gregory P. Day, OFM is quite familiar with Catholic education. He has taught grade two for over 10 years at Cathedral Grammar in Boston, and he has taught in Catholic schools in New Jersey, New York and Washington, D.C. Brother Gregory was also named “Outstanding Educator” in the Diocese of Paterson, New Jersey.

Ashley Goldflam has been working at St. John School as a substitute and after school teacher since September 2012. Prior to working with St. John School, Ashley was a head teacher at P.S.166 in Long Island City, New York. At P.S.166 Ashley taught grades one through four and created a teacher support services program to provide extra math and reading support to children. Ashley received a BA from The Pennsylvania State University and her Master’s degree in Education from CUNY Hunter College. Ashley has dual certification in Childhood and Early Childhood General Education as well as Childhood and Early Childhood Special Education.

“We are delighted to welcome Brother Gregory and Ashley Goldflam to the St. John School family,” said Karen McLaughlin, Principal of St. John School in the North End. “Both Brother Gregory and Ashley exemplify dedication and commitment to their students in providing a quality Catholic education and will bring excitement to the new year by working hard to establish high standards in their classrooms and provide the necessary support for their students to meet those standards.”

About St. John School St. John School is a private Catholic elementary school serving grades K3-8 and is located in Boston’s historic North End, Massachusetts. Since 1873, it has touched the lives of generations of children in the heart of a dynamic city. Reaching beyond the border of a storied neighborhood, St. John School serves students from all backgrounds and from all parts of Boston and beyond. The school cherishes the diversity of its student body and takes full advantage of the cultural and educational resources of an urban setting.

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3 COMMENTS

  1. Great news for St. John’s School! I am so happy to see the increased enrollment and the many great changes and programs the school has implemented this year as well as the many renovations to the school. It is a testament to the quality of the teachers and education you receive. Keep up the great work!

  2. Very exciting times for the school. There have been so many great programs and changes implemented this year that are highly beneficial to the students education. I understand there are many more to come next year. If you haven’t already done so, you should really consider St. John School for your kids. It is a wonderful school!

  3. Nice to see a St. John’s get some great press. It is a terrific school that more people should know about and think about sending their kids to, the Eliot isn’t the only school in the North End. I went there as a kid and have such fond memories. It is such a nice school with great kids who all like each other and get along and the teachers truly care about educating the kids.

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