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What's Happening

Apr 18

Good Friday - School Holiday

8:00 AM - 3:15 PM
Apr 19

SAT Prep Class with Mr. Ralf Ingwersen in Room M2

9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Varsity Baseball Practice

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Apr 21

Easter Monday - School Holiday

8:00 AM - 3:15 PM

Varsity Baseball Practice

3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Apr 22

Lower School SSYRA Book Brawl in the PAC

10:45 AM - 11:30 AM

Grades 4 & 5 Band Rehearsal

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Poetry Slam in the Pace Lecture Hall

7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Apr 23

LS/MS/US SSYRA & FTR Vote and Ice Cream Party on the Pavilion by LS Library

2:30 PM - 3:15 PM
Apr 24

Holocaust Speaker, Mr. Morris Bendit, in the PAC for grades 8-12

2:30 PM - 3:15 PM

Blog Posts

  • Middle School Blog: Heading into the home stretch

    Scott Zacher, Head of Middle School
    Posted April 9, 2014

    We are sprinting to the finish here in Middle School and as you can see by the attached calendar, there is no shortage of events happening over the next six weeks...

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  • Middle School Blog: Happy New year

    Posted January 13, 2014

    The kids are back and raring to go. Well, most of them. And as a special treat, upon their return they will be receiving their report cards via e-mail this afternoon...

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  • Mrs. Cauthen’s Corner: Math fact mastery

    Posted December 11, 2013

    I would like to expand upon the concept of math fact mastery and support its importance. Educators agree that the ability to recall basic math facts fluently is necessary for students to attain higher-order math skills...

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  • Important iPad information for St. Johns parents

    Edward M. Ellison
    Posted December 5, 2013

    St. Johns Country Day School is pleased to announce that its 1-to-1 iPad Initiative requiring all students in Grades 5 through 12 to have an iPad will begin in the next academic year (2014-2015)...

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  • Middle School Blog: From the “Holiday Happenings File”:

    Posted December 3, 2013

    My first semester on the job has been nothing short of extraordinary. I thank all of you for your care and support of your children, the school, and especially me...

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  • Headmaster's Blog: Thank you to the St. Johns community

    Edward M. Ellison
    Posted November 26, 2013

    Over the past few weeks I have been meeting individually with our newest faculty members to check in on them. I like to know if their transition to St. Johns is going well...

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  • Mrs. Cauthen's Corner: Fall celebrations

    Posted November 25, 2013

    Witches, and Pumpkins and Ghosts…oh my! October 31 proved to be a very festive day for St. Johns Country Day School students...

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  • Middle School Blog: The Z Files

    By: Scott Zacher
    Posted November 21, 2013

    Welcome to the first installment of my new blog “The Z Files.” Here, you will find all that is happening in Middle School academically, athletically, and artistically, as well as important events going on around campus. I will also be posting articles about teaching, teenagers, parenting, bullying, studying, brain research, and anything else that I find interesting in the field of education. Finally, I will be offering musings about Middle School life at St. Johns and how we as educators and you as parents can work together to ensure the students’ success. My blog posts will be at least once a month or whenever the mood strikes me. I’ve e-mailed this first one but you can find it in the future on the Middle School page of the SJ website. So here goes:

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  • Headmaster’s Blog: Time to give thanks

    Posted November 20, 2013

    Greetings! As we head into the Thanksgiving Season, I want to extend my warmest wishes for a joyous time with family and friends. This is a great time of year and I hope you and your family...

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  • Upper School Blog: Chapels are glimpses into St. Johns' history

    Mary Virginia Fisher, Head of Upper School
    Posted November 19, 2013

    In honor of the school’s 60th anniversary, this year’s chapels are treating the St. Johns CDS family to a “ bon voyage” down the memory lane of its history...

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From the Headmaster

  • Mr. Ellison welcomes the St. Johns audience to the Headmaster's Town Hall held on Wednesday evening, Feb. 12, 2014 in the PAC.

    Video: Headmaster's Town Hall Meeting

    Posted February 25, 2014

    In case you were not able to attend the February 12, 2014 Headmaster's Town Hall Meeting, we have posted video from the event online. The video coverage features Mr. Ellison's "State of St. Johns" presentation, followed by his Question & Answer Session with the audience...

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