School News: January 16, 2018


Please re-enroll your students as soon as possible. Classes are filling up and we have new families waiting to apply. To re-enroll your child(ren), please click here. Complete re-enrollment form for each current student, and pay the Registration Fee (Enrollment is not complete until fee is paid), if you are not directed to the payment page after finishing the enrollment form, click here. To enroll a sibling of a current student who will be new in 2018-2019, please email Lori at so she can send you a link to the New Student Enrollment form. Do not use a re-enrollment form.


St. John has issued a call to Mr. Eric Brofford. He currently serves as Principal at Grace Chapel Lutheran School in Bellefontaine Neighbors, MO. Please keep him, his family, and Grace Chapel School in your prayers.


Yearbook order forms are being sent home today. Please check your child’s backpack today for their yearbook order form. Orders will be taken through Feb. 9th. Yearbooks are full color and remain $14.00 this year. If paying with cash, we require the exact amount in the envelope. Make checks payable to St. John Lutheran School. You may also pay and order online, visit: and enter code: 25463C.


Lunch monitors are still needed this week. For those that do not know, each month we ask for volunteers to sit in classes during the students' lunch time, so that the teachers can enjoy their lunch together.If you, or someone you know, has time on Thursday early afternoon, we would appreciate your help.To sign up, click here.



Congratulations to our Reserve Boys Basketball team on their 3rd place overtime finish in the Trinity Tournament this past weekend. Way to represent St. John. Good luck to our Varsity Lady Eagles tonight as they travel to Calvary. Game time is at 5 pm. Our boys travel to Zion on Thursday. Reserve team plays at 5 and Varsity will follow. Good Luck to our Reserve Lady Eagles as they play in a tournament this weekend at Zion. Let’s Go Eagles!


Congratulations to the following students who earned a place on the High Honors or Honor Roll during the second grade period.
HIGH HONORS: Georgia A., Laurence A., Alden A., Sarah B., Jaelah C., Nicole D., Sukhpreet G., Nathan S., Naomi W., Clayton H., Nell M., Gretchen B., Malin B., Cora L., Evan P., Kendall B., Quinn B., Zoey H., Reese R.

HONORS: Reese B., Ethan C., Kathryn G., Bristol H., Paige M., Jacob P., Kyle S., Olivia A., Dakota B., Hana C., Ellie D., Grace J., Olivia K., Penelope M., Elaine R., Emily C., Piper C., Kyian H., Shelby M., Gabby R., Cole S., Rylee W., Brooklyn B., Garrett B., Landon C., Kody F., Harleen G., Nate H., Porter M., Caitlyn R.


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One of the favorite assemblies of the year took place today. The Camp Lakeview staff led our students in camp songs, did skits, and talked about their summer camp ministry programs. To learn more about this ministry click here.



Join us on Sunday, January 21st from 12-3 pm as we kick off the beginning of Lutheran Schools Week. There will be games and activities for the kids, as well as an appearance by Silly Safaris. We will have chili, hot dogs, soup and more. You also have the opportunity to enter your chili in the chili cook-off. Prizes will be awarded. Please RSVP here so we can plan accordingly.

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Beginning Sunday, January 21st, we will be celebrating National Lutheran Schools week. We have a lot of fun activities planned. It will start on Sunday with all school choirs singing. Throughout the week we will have designated dress days. Monday is Campus Day, Tuesday: TV Character Day, Wednesday: Cambodia Day, Thursday: Camouflage Day, and Friday: Comradery Day. On Wednesday we will have a Yo-Yo assembly. The week will end with the Varsity Girls Basketball Tournament right here at St. John. Come out and support your Lady Eagles on Friday evening and Saturday.




You can support St John by submitting your Box Tops, and this month is a great time to do it. Students will be coming home with a collection sheet for them to fill out and return back to their classes. Additional sheets can be found outside the office. The class with the most box tops will win a class party in February. Envelopes will be in each class to collect all box tops and sheets.


We will be hosting our winter blood drive on Monday, January 22nd from 3:30-6:30 pm in the Commons. You can sign up on the board outside of the office or contact J.Ann Downing at


Did you get the APP Notification on Friday? Did you see St. John Lutheran School on WRTV 6? Don't forget when school is closed due to weather, that is where you should look for those notifications. If you don't know how to get notification on your APP, please stop in the office and we will be glad to help you.