In art, grade 5 students are learning about graphic design. They are creating their own unique baseball cap with their monogram printed on it. Last week, they met with experienced graphic designer Renaud Garnier and learned about the history of … Continue reading Creating cool caps in grade 5 art class
In the Early Learning School, the Pre-K children went for a hunt to find lines in the Pre-K building and the Timbertops garden. The children were excited to discover how many lines they could find. This was our Pre-Assessment before … Continue reading Pre-Kindergarten students go on a line hunt
A swimming pool can be a good place to study. Just ask Cyril. “During exams, it helps quite a lot,” says Cyril, 16, a grade 11 student at St. John’s. “You get to focus on yourself, especially when you’re doing … Continue reading Studying in the swimming pool
The Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC) Belgium organizes an annual Chemistry Challenge, open to all 11th-grade students in Belgium and Luxembourg. This year, 96 students who participated in the Challenge. The Challenge is a two-hour examination, section A and B test … Continue reading St. John’s students win RSC science awards
Every day we learn more about who I am and who you are. During our unit, we have been looking at ourselves. Today we looked at our friends. We each use emergent writing to write something we have learned about our … Continue reading Who am I and Who are You?
Today is International Day of Peace. In a joint initiative with other international schools in the region, six of our 8th-grade students joined students from BEPS, ISF and DYP outside the Bourse in Brussels city centre to create a wish … Continue reading Students participate in International Day of Peace
Sam is on the road to somewhere, he just doesn’t know whether he’ll be riding a bike to get there. “Obviously, I love cycling. It drives me so much,” said Sam, 17, an avid cyclist with aspirations of becoming a … Continue reading Student pursues pro cycling dream
Using Math in Focus, we are developing concepts of same and different. Each of us took a turn building a tower, the rest were encouraged to build the same tower. It is a hands-on way to practice same and different. … Continue reading Fun with Math in Kindergarten
Grade 8 has just learned about the properties of matter and different categories with which properties can be classified. In this lab activity, they observed the properties of 4 “known” chemicals (Baking soda, Ascorbic acid, Cornstarch and Baking powder) and … Continue reading Grade 8 solves a science mystery
We invite you to join us for the opening of the art show “Fabric of Life – The Art and Craft of Patchwork and Quilting” on October 5 from 17:00-19:00 in the Greene Gallery VPAC. The participating artists are Catherine Blackburn, Annie … Continue reading Art show “Fabric of Life” opens October 5
The Justine Henin Academy and St. John’s International School are proud to announce the launch of The School for Pro Tennis, aimed at attracting the world’s best tennis talents age 11 and over to Belgium. It will combine the high-level … Continue reading Justine Henin Academy and St. John’s Bring World’s Best Tennis Talents to Belgium
Each school year, we welcome new teachers from around the world to further strengthen our faculty and staff. This year is no exception and we are excited to have a larger number of new colleagues with extensive experience in international schools around the world. If you have not yet met them all, you will soon through the Back-to-School nights and other school events. Please welcome to the St. John’s family: Elaine Purves Head of School Joanna Havenhand … Continue reading Welcome to our new teachers!