School News: November 14, 2017



Congratulations to the Robotics team at their competition today! Team 1 finished 5th. Team 2 won the Design Award for their robot design. Team 3 finished 3rd and won the Excellence Award which secured them a spot at the State competition in March. 3rd Grade Team: Ayden C., Wyatt G., Keegan H., JT K., Caleb M., Brylan S. Blended Team: Kellen B., Samuel R., Jayce R., , Bret S., Ryan W. 4th Grade Team: Jackson B., Jesse B., Reagan F., Dax L. 



Join us this Tuesday at 5 pm as our Varsity Lady Eagles take on the Our Shepherd Rams at home. And then come back and cheer on our Eagles Reserve and Varsity Boys teams on Thursday night as they take on Our Shepherd as well. Games start at 5 pm. Don’t forget all St. John students get into Home games for FREE.


On Friday, November 17th, our Upper grades will be serving at Pack Away Hunger. Pack Away Hunger is a ministry located here in Indianapolis that provides specialized meals for families in Indiana as well as in other countries. The meals we pack will go to Haiti and stay here locally. To read more about this ministry, click here.


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Each year we join our Franklin Township Civic League in gathering food needy families. We are asking each student to bring in 1 canned good for next Wednesday’s (November 22nd) chapel.


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Please join us on Wednesday’s @ 7 PM during Advent for worship services led by our students. Advent services will take place in the Dwelling Place at St. John Lutheran Church and School.
Wed., Dec. 6 – led by Junior Choir and students in Gr. 6-8
Wed., Dec. 13 – led by students in PS, PK and K.
Wed., Dec. 20 - led by students in Gr. 1-5. 

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Join us this Friday, Nov. 17th from 3-4:30 PM in the commons for fellowship and snacks. The Theme is Are YOU Thankful? Bring a canned good for our food drive and RSVP to Anita Peterson (317-506-3240) or to Jerry Lipkovitch (317-658-3420). Don’t forget to return the permission slip to the office by Thursday, Nov. 16th.


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Join us this Sunday from 3-4 PM for some fun and games, hosted by Connie Hoeferkamp. The theme will be "Making Decisions." Bring $2 to cover the cost of pizza and don’t forget to stay for Confirmation class. Please enter through door C8 and RSVP to Connie Hoeferkmap at


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Our Scrip gift card program overseen by Mr. Paul Johnson is a great way to purchase gift cards from several locations and help raise money for our school. You can order Scrip cards in the office or you can go online to PrestoPay and enter our school code: F24EF13E2223 Contact Mr. Johnson: , or call 317-352-9196 X36.


We know you will be doing your Christmas shopping soon and who doesn’t love Amazon? Did you know if you shop Amazon Smile, St. John would receive a percentage back from qualified purchases. So, next time you shop on Amazon, please enter the following link to support St. John.
Don't forget the next PTL meeting is Tuesday, Nov. 21st at 7:00 PM