After 34 years at St. John’s, coach Davis will start enjoying his well-deserved retirement. We asked the new Athletic Director, Anthony Hennelly, about his background and plans. Please tell us about yourself and what you bring to the school? I am Irish … Continue reading Meet the new St. John’s Athletic Director
A dreaded task of most librarians is removing no longer read books from the shelves. It is often a taboo subject, certainly outside librarian circles. Who gets rid of books? Certainly not the bibliophile community of school librarians! Librarians call … Continue reading St. John’s library donates books to Liberia
Our Pre-Kindergarten students in Cedar class are big supporters of the Belgian soccer team. With the World Cup coming up, they wanted to find a way to help the team, so they came up with their very best ideas to … Continue reading Young St. John’s students guide Belgium to World Cup glory!
In March I posted the story of my daughter, Savannah, who ran in the London Marathon to support the East Anglia Air Ambulance. EAAA were the first responders responsible for saving the life of Savannah’s father, Tom O’Hare, who taught … Continue reading Life is a Marathon – Part II
The Grade 8 students of MYP Individuals and Societies staged a Gallery Walk on Friday. They presented their research-based Infographic on Demographic Profile of a Country. Each student chose a country to present. Research questions are: What factors affect the … Continue reading Grade 8 showcases population project at Gallery Walk
“Visual intelligence is comprised of images and information that is formed through experiences”. (Kay 2001) This photography exhibition explores adolescent visual culture as a compelling force of the teenage experience beyond the classroom. The primary influence in adolescent visual culture … Continue reading “Adolescent Visual Culture” Grade 10 Photography Exhibition
Research shows that children who are taught speaking skills perform better in maths, science and reasoning tests. From the earliest grades, teachers support students to find their voice. The children continue to build on their skills throughout school, until arguing … Continue reading The importance of teaching students public speaking