2020

  • June

    Highlights of the 2019-2020 School Year

    Our students excelled in a variety of athletics, including volleyball, basketball, swimming and ski and snowboard, and participated in 70 different co-curricular activities across the Junior and Senior Schools.
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  • Congratulations Graduates of 2020

    Congratulations to our graduating class of 2020. Thank you to everyone who worked so hard to make our first virtual graduation ceremony a successful experience. 
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  • SJS Summer to Discover

    Join us for a fun-filled summer with SJS! Summer to Discover camps are running June 29 to July 17. 
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  • 2020 YPI Winners Announced

    Over the past few months, Grade 10 students have explored different social issues, the impact on people within our local community and the types of charities set up to provide support. This annual project works in conjunction and with guidance from Youth Philanthropy Initiative and is made possible through Annual Giving.
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  • SJS Summer to Discover

    Our summer camps, SJS Summer to Discover, will run June 29 to July 17. Register Now.
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  • The Butterflyway Project

    Earlier this year, Junior School Librarian, Ms. Jan Kuno, was selected to be a Butterfly Ranger with the David Suzuki Foundation.
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  • May

    Grade 11 CAS Projects

    This week, we are once again sharing several Grade 11 CAS projects. Students have been involved in experiential learning across the strands of creativity, activity and service and spent the earlier part of the school year planning a major project involving a non-profit or area of community need.
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  • SJS Alumni Virtual Trivia Night

    This month, SJS staff and alumni took part in the first ever SJS Alumni Trivia Night, hosted and planned by Chris Kuno '12 and Jackson Wu '12. Over 30 SJS alums from the grad classes of 2009-2019 joined in on the virtual fun, as well as 15 faculty and staff members.
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  • SJS Summer to Discover

    Our summer camps, SJS Summer to Discover, will run June 29 to July 17. The first two weeks of our summer programme, June 15-19 and June 22-26, have been cancelled. If you registered for these programmes, you will be contacted and provided a full refund. 
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  • CAS Projects

    Grade 11 CAS projects. Students have been involved in experiential learning across the strands of creativity, activity and service and spent the earlier part of the school year planning a major project involving a non-profit or area of community need.
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  • Chalk Your Walk Challenge

    Thank you to everyone who shared their wonderful chalk art with us. Students in both the Junior and Senior School submitted creative, fun and inspiring work that is now on full display for their community.
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  • Remote Learning Highlights

    Students are continuing to find new ways to learn and engage with others while learning at home. The Design 7 classes have responded to the COVID-19 situation by producing colour restored photographs, previously black and white, depicting a theme of hope.
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  • Parent Support Makes Online Learning Possible

    When the time came to transition St. John's students and staff to an online learning platform, SJS was prepared. A big thank you goes to our incredible IT department for their hard work in making this happen.
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  • Self-Portraits in Self-Isolation

    Art students in Grade 9 and Grade 10 were tasked with creating a self-portrait while working at home in self-isolation, using the materials they had at hand. View the wide range of styles and materials used by our talented students in Visual Art 9 and Art Studio 10
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  • April

    SJS Cares

    SJS students have been hard at work to build upon the momentum of kindness that has been created with the shift in our current world. With guidance from our incredible teaching and support staff, our thoughtful, kind and caring students have reached out in a variety of ways to support their local community. 
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  • Alumni Researching COVID-19

    Mohit Sodhi ‘12, is a graduate of the Faculty of Medicine at UBC and is actively researching the COVID-19 outbreak and recently wrote an article about the frenzy regarding ibuprofen and worsening of COVID-19 symptoms.
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  • Remembrance Tulips in Bloom

    Last November, the Junior Kindergarten class planted tulip bulbs in the courtyard along with their teachers, Ms. Bacci and Ms. Takhar, and Junior School Principal, Ms. Little. Just in time for Spring, the tulips have bloomed and we now have a courtyard full of beautiful orange tulips!
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  • Remote Learning Highlights

    Students are continuing to find new ways to learn and engage with others during these weeks at home.

    Over a 48 hour period, the Grade 8 PE classes challenged each other to perform as many push ups, jump squat burpees and cardio minutes as possible.

    In 48 hours, the two classes had completed 9,891 Push ups, 2,975 Jump Squat Burpees and 3,060 Cardio Minutes.
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  • Remote Learning Highlights

    We love seeing the many remote learning experiences and successes our students and faculty are having during these weeks at home. Students from Junior Kindergarten through to Grade 12 are finding new ways to learn and engage with others.
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  • SJS Students Win Top Prizes at BC Green Games

    Earlier this year, three groups of Grade 11 students took part in the BC Green Games by Science World and two groups were recently selected as winners! Each team will receive $2,500 to further the green endeavors at SJS.
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  • IBDP Visual Arts Exhibition

    The IBDP Visual Arts Graduation Exhibition showcases the culmination of our Grade 12 students’ talents in the visual arts. This year, the exhibition has been cancelled but we invite you to view their work virtually.
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  • March

    Senior Boys Place 6th in the Province

    Our Senior Boys Basketball team returned from Langley on Saturday, March 7 after four days of competition with the best basketball teams in the province.
     
    Our school has represented at the Senior Boys Provincials twice, finishing 11th in 2011 and 12th in 2012. This year, our boys made history by winning their first game which guaranteed them a finish in the province’s Top 8.
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  • SJS Summer to Discover

    Registration is now open for SJS Summer to Discover! This year we are offering five weeks of fun and interactive programming for participants aged 3-18. Our camps run from June 15 - July 17 and are open to the general public. Click here for more information.
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  • Senior Boys Clinch Inaugural Vancouver Sea to Sky Zone Basketball Championships

    Saturday, February 22 was history making for St. John’s Basketball and our Athletic Programme. The Senior Boys Basketball Team defeated King David High School 98 – 83 before a standing room only crowd in the Gunn Gym. Not only was this the first Zone Championship ever captured in Senior Boys or Girls Basketball but it also secured a berth to the BC School Sports Provincial Championships held at the Langley Event Centre March 3 - 7.
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  • Wellness Week

    Last week, students from Junior Kindergarten through Grade 12 took part in Wellness Week activities. No matter who we are, life can sometimes present challenges and we must develop skills to get through these challenges. This week was spent discovering ways we can feel good while taking on new learning.
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  • Yukon Leadership Trip

    Over the family day long weekend, an incredible group of Grade 8 and 9 students set off for a leadership adventure in the great Canadian North. With bags stuffed full of warm layers our journey started with snowshoeing in Whitehorse and we can confidently say, there is no better way to introduce students to the Yukon! 
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  • February

    Grade 4 Blanket Activity

    This week, the Grade 4 classes participated in The Blanket Activity - an immersive role-playing activity where students imagined they were the Indigenous people of Canada (First Nations, Metis and Inuit) while the teachers were European settlers.
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  • MYP Personal Project Exhibition

    Recently, Grade 10 students presented their MYP Personal Projects to our school community.  Parent and student audiences had the chance to meet all 47 students and engage in conversations about their personal inquiries on a diverse range of topics. 
     
    We asked some of the students to tell us about the inspiration behind their projects.
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  • St. John's to Host Inaugural Vancouver Sea to Sky Senior Basketball Tournament

    Our Senior Boys are set to host the first ever Vancouver Sea to Sky Championships this weekend in the Gunn Gym. The Boys have earned the Number 1 seed in the tournament and are currently ranked Number 8 in the province. 

    Cheer them on Saturday, February 22 at 8:00 pm against King David High School. We are hoping for a large partisan St. John’s crowd this Saturday evening as the Boys do their part to protect home court. 
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  • SJS to Host Senior Girls and Boys Basketball Zone Championships

    The week of February 18 - 22 is going to be very busy for those involved with our Senior Girls and Senior Boys Basketball Programmes with our Senior Girls and Senior Boys Basketball Programmes as both teams are set to host Basketball Zone Championships right here in the Gunn Gymnasium.
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  • One Year in the Arts and Science Centre

    It has been an incredible year in the Arts and Science Centre!

    In honour of the Arts and Science Centre turning one year old, we asked students in the Junior and Senior Schools to share some of their highlights. 
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  • World Read Aloud Day

    This week, St. John’s participated in World Read Aloud Day. 
     
    To celebrate and encourage the love of books and reading, the Junior School invited staff members to visit a Junior School classroom to read a picture book to students. View photos here
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  • MYP Text and Performance

    On Wednesday, January 29, students in Grade 6-10 took part in the MYP Text and Performance Event, a public exhibition and showcase of the work they have been doing in their English and Drama classes.
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  • SJS Senior Boys Basketball

    The SJS JAM Senior Boys Basketball Tournament concluded Saturday, January 25, as the Hounds from Notre Dame Saskatchewan captured the first place trophy with a convincing win over the Credo Christian Kodiaks from Langley.
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  • Summer to Discover

    St. John’s School is pleased to once again offer our Summer to Discover camps. This year, we have added two extra weeks of camp in June for a total of five weeks. 
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  • January

    MYP Text and Performance Showcase

    Join us Wednesday, January 29 at 6:30 pm for the MYP Text and Performance Showcase.
     
    The evening will consist of a number of sessions including oral stories, student-made board games, drama performances, and public speaking from students from Grade 6 - 10.
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  • My Experience at Discovery Days

    Last month, Annie L., Grade 11, was selected to attend Discovery Days, an event for students wanting to enter the field of science and medicine field, to spend the day and learn from professionals in the industry.
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  • Grad 2019 BC Achievement Scholarship Winners

    Eleven students from the graduating Class of 2019 have earned the BC Achievement Scholarship. The scholarship recognizes the top 8,000 graduates in the province based on achievement in Grades 10, 11, and 12 courses.
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  • SJS Jam Senior Boys Basketball Tournament

    The SJS JAM Senior Boys Basketball Tournament runs this weekend from Thursday, January 23 - Saturday, January 25 in the Gunn Gymnasium. The SJS JAM is the largest Single A Tournament in the province. 
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