What is my purpose? What do I have to give?

By Amanda Bertschinger,

These are two big questions our Year 9 students explore during Term 4, as part of the final stages of their Rite Journey year. On the weekend, our Year 9s participated in Relay For Life in Belair National Park, raising awareness and money for the work of the Cancer Council. This event provides such an  … Read more

Celebration

By Amanda Bertschinger,

As this newsletter is published, Year 9’s will be thinking ahead to final learnings, assessments and preparations for the end of year events – especially so to their ‘Casual’ – an opportunity to enjoy each other’s company, have some fun and celebrate their Middle School journey together. Indeed, it has been a journey and with  … Read more

Vital Information Regarding Fire Safety at the ELC

By Amanda Bertschinger,

To ensure safety of the children attending the Early Learning Centre, St John’s Grammar School provides relevant policies and information on the school website. Below are excerpts for the school policies for your immediate attention. The Early Learning Centre is situated in an area of High Bushfire Risk. The School’s Policies and Procedures have been  … Read more

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Celebrating Student Success

By Amanda Bertschinger,

What an emotion-filled, fitting and joyous celebration Valedictory Day was for Year 12 students and their families. A moving Eucharist service followed by the Graduation Ceremony and concluding with the whole-school farewell assembly, the morning is a trilogy of dedications and reflections. This event is backed up with the Graduation Dinner just after the Year  … Read more

Dulcie’s Bus Visit

By Lucy Shelton,

On Wednesday 6 November our AWARE group have organised for Dulcie’s Bus to visit our Secondary Campus from 9am – 4pm. Dulcie’s Bus raises funds for the Hutt Street Centre by selling high quality vintage clothing at markets and community events around Adelaide. Not only does the service raise money for a worthy cause, it  … Read more

Expressions of Interest – 2020 ‘Ride a Horse’ Program

By Lucy Shelton,

Dear Parents, We are seeking expressions of interest from students who would like to join an Equestrian Australia accredited ‘Ride a Horse’ program in 2020. Participants will learn all about the world of horses at Kirby Park Equestrian School, run by Olympian, Megan Jones, and will be provided with transport to and from St John’s  … Read more

Cancer Council SA – Relay For Life

By Lucy Shelton,

Dear families, Our Year 9 students will be participating in Cancer Council SA’s Relay For Life in Belair National Park (Karka Pavillion) on Saturday 2 November – Sunday 3 November. This is an important part of their Rite Journey experience. Cancer is something that has affected many people within in our community and if you  … Read more

Year 9 Rite Journey: Relay For Life

By Lucy Shelton,

Dear Students and Families, We are very excited to be again participating in the Relay For Life – Belair event, in support of the Cancer Council SA. This is an event that our Year 9 students participate in as part of their Rite Journey year, and it is being held on Saturday 2 November –  … Read more

Year 12 Examination Guides and Holiday Sessions

By Lucy Shelton,

Dear Year 12 students, Firstly, well done to all of you for your hard work and persistence to the end of Term 3; we are coming to the final exciting weeks of your Year 12 journey and it’s great to see you supporting each other and working with real purpose. To assist your revision leading  … Read more

Bushfire Prevention

By Lucy Shelton,

South Australia Police are committed to preventing bushfires in our local area. Please view the fact sheets below and take action now to keep your property and our local area safe this summer. School Fire Prevention Home and Business Fire Prevention Rural Fire Prevention Please direct any queries to the Crime Prevention Office on 8207  … Read more