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St. John School Auction Raises Money for Art/Music Room Renovation

On May 17th, the St. John School community came together to raise funds for a major renovation of the Art/Music room, slated to take place this summer.  Over 140 parents, faculty and special guests enjoyed an evening of fun while they attended the school’s biggest fundraiser of the year. Our Emcee, Doug Meehan, Co-Anchor of Read More…

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Suffolk University Students Work With St. John School Second Graders on Green Activities

On December 6, 2018, a team of seven Suffolk University students and their professor worked with two second grade classes and their teachers at St. John School in the North End. This visit was part of a service learning project supported by the Campuses for Environmental Stewardship (CES) program and Suffolk University’s Center for Urban Read More…

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St. John School Girl Scouts Get Visit from North End Coast Guard

St. John School’s Girl Scout Troop had a special educational visit from four members of the North End Coast Guard base. The Coast Guard members spoke with the girls about everyday life working on vessels, taking care of the harbor, oceans, ocean life and how they are in charge of making sure all of the Read More…

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St. John School Participates in Dorchester Heights Community History Day

St. John School was invited to attend Dorchester Heights Community History Day at Dorchester Heights in South Boston last Friday, May 4. There were costumed re-enactors (Henry Knox, Deborah Samson, Sam Adams, Phillis Wheatley, Joseph Rotch, Mrs. Rotch and an 1812 Marine), as well as sailors from the USS Constitution who taught the students basic swordsmanship Read More…

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St. John School Competes in BOSE Club Sounds of Spring Festival

STEM Club Middle school students from St. John School attended the i2 Learning 2018 STEM Club Festival this week, along with several other Boston area middle schools, to present their BOSEBuild team final project. Congratulations go out to our St. John School team for winning the ‘Sound of Spring’ STEM award for “Best Interpretation of Read More…

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St. John School Holds Middle School Science Fair [Photos]

The annual St. John School Middle School Science Fair took place and our sixth, seventh and eighth graders created amazing science projects! These projects were creative, well planned and explained with perfection. Our middle school science teacher Mr. Bryce Caraher stated, “I am so proud of the work produced by grade six, seven and eight. Read More…

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Children’s Librarian Rebecca Fox Visits St. John School [Photos]

Rebecca Fox, Children’s Librarian at the West End Branch of the Boston Public Library (BPL), visited St. John School to discuss BPL’s art resources in preparation for illustrator Ralph Masiello’s upcoming visit this Thursday, March 15. The students enjoyed learning how their favorite children’s books come alive through the illustrations that accompany the story. Thank you to Ms. Read More…

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St. John School Delivers Harvest to St. Anthony Shrine [Photos]

Last week, St. John School’s 6th grade students harvested and delivered 95 bags of fresh greens to St. Anthony’s Shrine’s Franciscan Food Center. This is the second year, where on Ash Wednesday, students have had the privilege of helping those in need.

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St. John School Hosts Fourth Annual Family Skate Night

St. John School enjoyed an evening of ice skating at our fourth annual family skate night at Steriti Rink last Friday. During the event, our SJS Girl Scouts held their first cookie booth sale of the year. The girls did a fantastic job and sold many, many boxes of cookies! Thank you to everyone who laced Read More…

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St. John School Christmas Donation Drive Benefits St. Anthony Shrine

St. John School was well represented yesterday as they delivered the school’s donations of hats, gloves and socks for a Christmas Drive to St. Anthony Shrine Outreach Program. The schools 7th and 8th grade students went to the Shrine to drop them off personally and met with the Outreach Coordinator, who explained how the items Read More…

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St. John School Celebrates Thanksgiving with Meal from Golden Goose

During this season of gratitude, St. John School would like to pause and take this opportunity to say how thankful our school is for the wonderful Thanksgiving meal the Golden Goose so generously donated to our students last week. Our first and second grade students gathered for a feast of turkey, mashed potatoes, corn, green Read More…

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St. John School Delivers Bountiful Harvest to St. Anthony Shrine

During the season of appreciation and gratitude, St. John School continues its mission of giving back to the community with our partnership with St. Anthony Shrine. Our 3rd grade students picked, packed, and delivered an abundant Thanksgiving Harvest to the Franciscan Food Center at St. Anthony Shrine yesterday. They were met with applause as they Read More…