Campus Update for Tuesday, January 5, 2021


Happy New Year, and good afternoon! We hope you had a fabulous Winter Break and are looking forward to seeing your student(s) back on campus again tomorrow. Meanwhile, here are this week's news and announcements from St. Johns Country Day School:

COVID-19 Reminders

We know it's been a busy Winter Break for all. In an effort to continue to keep our students, faculty, and staff safe and secure at School, please help your student continue to adhere to all coronavirus protocols, including consistent mask-wearing, social distancing, and frequent handwashing. It's a good idea to have your student pack an extra mask each morning-- just in case.

Please be reminded that if you have news about your family's or your student's COVID-19 status, please reach out to School Nurse Michele Adams-Lentz at, and if you need to adjust your student's bridging status, please reach out to your Division Head. Thank you for your continued support!  

Fall Semester Report Cards

Report cards for all students will be available in My School App on Monday morning, January 11, 2021. To access your student's report card, log into My School App and click on your child's name top-left. Then, under Performance, you'll see a link for Report Cards.

January Character Foundations: Responsibility  

This month in St. Johns' innovative character education program, Spartans of all ages will be learning about and putting into practice responsibility, which is defined as proving you can be trusted with what is expected of you. You can learn more about responsibility and this month's activities at

Smart Tuition Change

Please be apprised that St. Johns' tuition vendor, Smart Tuition, has been purchased by Blackbaud and is now known as Blackbaud Tuition Management. You may soon begin to see "Blackbaud Tuition Management" instead of "Smart Tuition" on statements, invoices, and in your online billing. Please direct any questions to the Business Office.

Join Us for A Night in Old Havana

Save the Date for the 2021 Gala & Auction: A Night in Old Havana, coming Saturday, April 10, 2021, at Timuquana Country Club. This fun-filled evening will feature a silent and live auction, cocktails, hors d'oeuvres, dancing, and more. Show your support by sponsoring the event or donating an item, service, or experience to our auction. Learn more at, and we'll see you there!

Key Contacts
Some things never change— no matter the circumstances, St. Johns staff stand ready to assist with anything you might need. Please feel free to reach out at any time to:

  Head of School Valorie Baker
  Head of Upper School Mary Virginia Fisher
  Head of Middle School Jackie Lentini
  Head of Lower School Otis Wirth

We hope you have a great week!