Campus Update for Tuesday, March 5, 2024

Campus Update for Tuesday, March 5, 2024

Good afternoon! Here are this week's news and announcements from St. Johns Country Day School: 

Middle School Students of the Month

Every month the Middle School recognizes students in each grade who have gone above and beyond to include others in the School’s mission and who have stood out as valuable members of the Middle School community. February's Middle School Students of the Month were:

  • Grade 6- Hadley Price
  • Grade 7- Olivia Morris
  • Grade 8- Vedant Mathur (not pictured)

Congratulations, students!

Grandparents Day Reminders

We look forward to seeing Lower School grandparents and grand friends on Grandparents Day this Friday, March 8! Golf cart transportation will be available for those who may need assistance.

Also, while Grandparents Day is just for Grandparents and grand friends, we are looking for volunteers to help make it a special day. Please click here to sign up to help with refreshments or the Book Fair on Grandparents Day.

Finally, parents, we look forward to seeing you for our Parent Preview this Thursday, March 7, at 8:30 a.m. for your own special viewing of everything your children have been working on for Grandparents Day!

Spartan Athlete of the Week

Congratulations to last week’s Nichols & Pina Spartan Athlete of the Week Jules Raimondi! Jules had two hits and eight strikeouts on the mound for the Spartans in their 4-1 victory over St. Joe last week, and is committed to Rollins College to play softball next year. Congratulations Jules!

2024-2025 Curriculum Guide

As you are planning next year's classes for your student, you may wish to refer to the 2024-2025 Curriculum Guide, which is linked from your Veracross Parent Portal

Book Fair March 4-8

The Scholastic Book Fair is on campus this week! Stop by any time Monday through Thursday from 7:30 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. or Friday (Grandparents Day) 7:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. The Book Fair features lots of popular titles for all ages, including cookbooks, craft & science kits, journals, coloring books, and more! All proceeds support our School library. Please visit the St. Johns Country Day School Scholastic Book Fair site for more information, including how to set up an eWallet. Want to volunteer for the Book Fair? Please sign up right here. We look forward to seeing you! 

Join Us for A Day at the Downs!

Break out your big hats and bow ties on Saturday, May 4, as we celebrate the spirit of the Kentucky Derby at A Day at the Downs, St. Johns' grandest fundraiser of the year, brought to you by W. J. Sapp. It's a day of elegance, excitement, and equestrian flair, so dust off your Derby Day attire or don your most fabulous fascinator, and come revel in the splendor of the races!  Click here for tickets and sponsorship packages, and we'll see you there! 

Visit to check out A Day at the Downs and other fun opportunities to support St. Johns

2024-2025 Calendar

Key dates for the 2024-2025 school year have now been posted to the School calendar at, for your ready reference when planning next year's family vacations and other events. You may also wish to subscribe to the School calendar on your phone, so you always have the most current info in your pocket. Just follow the steps above and you're on your way. 

Division Reminders

Lower School
Middle School
Upper School

Connect with Us!

St. Johns staff stand ready to assist with anything you might need. Please to reach out any time to:

Head of School Valorie Baker
Head of Upper School Jackie Lentini
Head of Middle School Ben Magidson
Head of Lower School Otis Wirth

We hope you have a great week!