Since 1974, National Catholic Schools Week is the annual celebration of Catholic education in the United States. It starts the last Sunday in January and runs all week, which in 2021 is January 31 – February 6. The theme for National Catholic Schools Week 2021 is “Catholic Schools: Faith. Excellence. Service.”
Daily activities have been scheduled throughout the week in celebration of Catholic Schools Week.
Sunday – Celebrating Our Parish
Sunday, January 31 at 10:45 am Mass will be held in honor of Saint John School families, alumni, and all who have supported us on our journey. Students can attend in uniform. For those who are unable to attend this special Mass in person, it will be live-streamed so that all may be able to join us in celebrating.
Monday – Celebrating Our Community
Dress down day, students may wear their favorite sports team jersey or colors.
Students in 5th-8th grade will make rosaries to give to Religious Ed. and First Communion students.
Students in K-4th will make rosary bracelets to distribute to other children.
Tuesday – Celebrating Our Students
Dress down day, Wacky Day
Movie & Popcorn
Wednesday – Celebrating Vocations
Dress down day, Professions (doctor, lawyer, astronaut, teacher)
K-5th grade will be having one or two parents talk about their jobs via a Zoom call.
Middle School will play life-sized game of Life. Designated teachers will play the pieces and the students will direct them on which path to take.
Thursday – Celebrating Family
Dress down day, Twin Day
Students will play Pictionary or Charades with their class.
Celebrating Our Teachers & Staff
Dress down day, wear school colors (maroon & grey)
Teachers and staff will be provided with breakfast and treats
Middle school students will play Win Lose or Draw virtually, teachers vs students
K-5th will play Name that Tune, Hangman, or Win Lose or Draw.