Campus Update for Tuesday, November 27, 2018

Good afternoon and welcome back! With only about three weeks until our next big holiday break, here are this week's news and announcements from St. Johns Country Day School:

This Week at St. Johns

Coming up this week, we reopen our soccer fields, Grade 5 goes on their amazing trip, Savannah College of Art and Design visits campus Wednesday, and on Thursday, band and College Counseling students head to Tallahassee for a tour of FSU and the always inspired PRISM concert

At-A-Glance Calendar

St. Johns' fridge-friendly at-a-glance calendar has been updated and is now available for download on your division's My School App "Topics" pages. Click on "School Calendar." You can also always access the latest information on our online Master Calendar at

Soccer Field Grand Re-Opening

Photo by Linsey Arnett '19  

Don't miss the Grand Reopening Ceremony of St. Johns' soccer field tonight! Festivities begin at 5:00 p.m. and both boys' and girls' games kick off at 5:30 p.m. See you there, Spartans! 

Upcoming Open Houses

Do you have friends or neighbors who would be interested in learning what a St. Johns education can do for their child? Do you think they might like to find out more about the St. Johns experience? Please invite them to join us at one of the following upcoming Open House events!

Upcoming Open Houses

Wednesday, December 5, 2018
7:45 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

Saturday, January 12, 2019
10:00 a.m. - Noon

Wednesday, February 13, 2019
1:30 - 3:30 p.m.

Learn more at If you'd like St. Johns to send a personal invitation to someone you know to any of these open house events, please reach out to the Office of Admissions

Chalice Senior Tribute Ads

Do you have a senior graduating this year? Take out a Senior Tribute Ad in the Chalice yearbook and show your pride in their accomplishments. Ad information is available on the Upper School Topics page of My School App, and sales are open until November 30, 2018. 

Personalized Chalice Nameplates Available

To make the yearbook experience more personal, this year St. Johns will offer  personalized student yearbook nameplates. They are on sale for $10 and can be ordered at Click on "Buy a Yearbook" to order. St. Johns' School Code is 17538.

Key Contacts

As always, our faculty and administration stand ready to assist with anything you might need. Please do feel free to reach out at any time to Acting Head of School and Head of Upper School Mary Virginia Fisher, Head of Middle School Jackie Lentini, Head of Lower School Otis Wirth, or Head of Administrative Affairs Tanya Powers.

Division Updates

As part of our efforts to keep you better informed and facilitate access to the information you need most, following are links to the latest Division news. These are the same letters that go home weekly to Lower School and monthly to Middle and Upper School parents. 


Have a great week!