Category: Middle School


Superheroes found on Year 9 camp

By Liz Day-Liebelt,

“If you could relive half an hour of your life again, what would it be?” “Would you rather the superpower of Flight or Invisibility?” “What is the holiday you would like to give to your children when you’re a parent?” “What is the one event anywhere in the world you would like to attend?” None  … Read more

2018 Relay for Life

By Nicki Paterson,

In Term 4, the focus of our Rite Journey program is on What is my purpose? and What do I have to give? We are excited to announce our second year of involvement in the very special community event, Relay for Life, a fun and moving overnight experience that enables our students to build community  … Read more

The Great Book Swap

By Tracey Wilson,

The Great Book Swap Did you know that more than 130 million book titles have been published world wide? Did you know that the Japanese have a word (tsundoku) for buying more books than you can read? Did you know that the Great Book Swap of St John’s will be held at lunch on Wednesday?  … Read more

The Great Book Swap

By Tracey Wilson,

  You are probably aware that regular reading extends our vocabulary, but did you know that it also improves our analytical skills and enhances our memories? Even better, books create an escape where we can immerse ourselves in other worlds. The Great Book Swap will take place at lunch on Wednesday 12 September (Week 8)  … Read more

Homestay Accommodation required

By Tracey Wilson,

Dear Parents We are currently seeking Homestay accommodation for a male International Student. 14 year old Suntoy moved to Adelaide from Shanghai, China and started in our new language centre class at the beginning of Term 3. Suntoy is a bright and friendly student who shows dedication and determination to his study in Australia. The  … Read more

Year 7 & Year 8 Communion Service

By Tracey Wilson,

On Wednesday 29 August all Year 7 and Year 8 students will be attending a Communion Service at Holy Innocents Church with Father Steve Daughtry. This is an important part of the Wednesday Wellbeing Series, acknowledging the significance of service and spirituality for the wellbeing of our students. Students will need to arrive at school  … Read more

Middle School Enterprise

By Liz Day-Liebelt,

Last week our wonderful JBC Theatre played host to a fantastic celebration of creativity, innovation, individual passions, living beyond self, problem identification and budding entrepreneurship; it was finals night for the Year 8 Ctrl Alt Design project! Run like a New Inventors show, or Shark Tank, each finalist presented their design, the journey along the  … Read more

Year 10 2019 Parent Information Evening

By Tracey Wilson,

Dear Year 9 Parents On Wednesday 29 August at 7pm in The John Bray Centre for Performing Arts we will be holding a Year 10 Information Evening where you will hear more about this important year at St John’s Grammar, SACE, and subject selection information. Parents will also have an opportunity to speak with myself  … Read more

Year 9 Filming

By Tracey Wilson,

  Dear Parents On Monday 20 August, Andrew Lines the creator of the Rite Journey Program has invited us to be involved in filming the promotion of ‘The Rite Journey Program’. This film may be distributed and promoted through schools in Australia and through his website and social media platforms. If you do not want  … Read more