Our Grade 11 and 12 students participated in a half-day life skills workshop today. External presentations. featuring experts from the corporate and sports world, came in to present on specific topics. After the exams last week, it was time for … Continue reading Students enjoy life skills workshop with Justine Henin
On Wednesday, grade 8 students had a successful artistic collaboration that received great reviews. An inter-disciplinary assessment was organized for these students as a trial to fulfill the Middle Years Programme (MYP) assessment criteria. As some may be aware, St. John’s will … Continue reading Inter-disciplinary assessment in Middle School
Grade 1 students recently went on a fun and educational field trip that focused on depicting where we are in time and place. The students were shown how children’s lifestyles had changed. Years ago, toys did not look the way … Continue reading Grade 1 have a playful time at the toy museum
The 7th grade has been having a very cultural couple of weeks. The art and social studies classes are collaborating for an interesting project. The students have been focusing on the Renaissance period and learning a lot about it in … Continue reading Grade 7 makes its own museum
As part of our Creativity, Activity, Service (CAS) program, ten students have come together to begin a new service learning initiative. The group works directly with the Maitland Cottage Hospital (MCH) in Cape Town, South Africa. The hospital lends its service … Continue reading Students help orthopedic hospital in Cape Town
The students of St. John’s Middle School sure have the right spirit of Christmas! In the hope of giving back to our community, they managed collecting toys and other items for a local Waterloo charity. The students put up posters … Continue reading Middle School students bring joy to others this holiday season
Over the last week, our Elementary students have been receiving crucial information on health education, focusing primarily on a healthy nutrition. While exercise and movement are essential, the students were told about the various benefits of a healthy diet, and … Continue reading What is in your lunch box?
We recently conducted a survey with our alumni. More than 100 respondents provided feedback and the results were impressive: 97% of respondents reported to be happy to go to school every day; 98% felt safe at school, 93% became more self confident … Continue reading Survey shows alumni cherish their time at St. John’s
On Tuesday December 20, CAS students will be exhibiting their projects in the MHS Library between 14:00 to 15:15. The event is expected to be attended by interested peers, parents and faculty. We spoke with a CAS student leader named Barnaba … Continue reading CAS Students Exhibit their Projects
On Friday, December 9th the IB visual arts winter show will take place in the Greene Gallery and Art Studios from 16:00-18:00. Those interested are invited to enjoy the music, food and refreshments, along with the projects that students in … Continue reading Come see the IB Art Winter Show on December 9!
Yesterday, our Pre-Kindergarten students had quite the treat! To continue our inquiry Miam, Miam, Yum, Yum, the Pre-K students made their way to Lonbois, the local bakery close to their Timbertops campus. The mini field trip was an extremely exciting and … Continue reading Pre-K goes to the bakery