School News: February 27, 2018


ISTEP tests for all students in Grades 3-8 began this week. It is important for students to be in school for their test days. The process will take about 2 weeks. Please help your student get plenty of rest each night and a healthy breakfast each morning.


The Olympics are over, but the village is still full of athletes. Tomorrow, February 28th, the 2nd grade Olympic Village Museum will be open. Students will display a country, sport, and athlete they have researched. The museum will be open in the afternoon for students from other classes to visit. It will be open to parents beginning at 2:30.


The following students will represent St. John at the Lutheran School Sci-Fest at Lutheran High School this Thursday, March 1st.

3rd/4th Grade: Dax L. and Kellen B.; Jesse B. and Ryan W.; Reagan F. and Katie W.; Caleb M., Wyatt G., and Oliver C.

5th/6th Grade: Nate H. and Landon C.; Addison K. and Harleen G.; Quinn B. and Porter M.; Evan P. and Gretchen B. 

7th/8th Grade: Georgia A. and Jaelah C.; Naomi W. and Sukhpreet G.; Olivia K. and Dakota B.; Nicole D. and Sarah B. 


Join us for Lenten services for the Series “Christian Suffering through the Eyes of Job” based on the book of Job. Wednesday Lenten services are at 4:30 pm and 7 pm in the Sanctuary with a soup supper between services in the Commons.


This Saturday, March 3rd at St. John, we will have 7 St. John teams and 2 former St. John Students competing against other teams in the State Scrabble Tournament.


St. John will host the Central Indiana Lutheran Principals and Early Childhood Directors on Tuesday, March 13th. If you can help set-up pre-meeting munchies after drop-off, be a greeter around 9, or help serve the lunch at 11:30, please Fast Direct Mr. Willig.


Our Grandparents and Special Persons Day is happening Friday, March 16.  Our festivities will begin at 12:15 with Chapel and a variety of activities with the students will follow. PreK Classes will have Grandparents Day in their classroom on the 16th and the Preschool Class will take place on Thursday the 15th. We also offer a Book Fair as part of that day.


Congratulations to our 6th graders! They enjoyed a pizza lunch last Thursday in the Commons. This was a reward for being the most spirited class during National Lutheran Schools Week in January. Everyone enjoyed 2 pieces and some elected to eat three. Thank you 6th graders! And thank you Emerson Avenue Papa Johns.


Thanks to all families that have selected St. John through the Amazon Smile program. Between Oct. 1st and December 31st, our profit was $35.56. Thank you for continuing to support our school. You can still sign up here.