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St. John the Baptist
Catholic School
12319 New Hampshire Ave., Silver Spring, MD 20904 | 301-622-3076

Gold Folder/ School Activities

 

Summer Assignments Posted -- Here is the information on Summer Assignments for each rising grade.

School Supply List Posted -- Here is our Supply List with an Amazon cart for each rising grade.

For New Families -- Information for New Families is available on one page.

School Lunch Information -- Find out here how to order lunch for the new school year.

 Uniforms

  • The school uniform code begins on Handbook page 27.
  • For pictures of school uniforms, go to our uniform page.
  • To buy girls' jumpers, skirts and other items, go to Flynn O'Hara. Tel: 1-800-441-4122 or 301-838- 8958. When ordering online, click on “Your School Store,” log in and enter “St. John the Baptist.” Our particular plaid uniform will show there. Students may wear the polo shirts and sweaters without logos or with SJB logos.
  • SJB logo polo shirts and sweaters can be purchased through Lands’ End at 1-800-469-2222. The SJB Preferred School # 9000-7988-0.
  • PE uniforms are sold by A1 Uniforms, 1-800-334-2205, 4010 Volta Avenue, Beltsville, MD 20722. Group password: THEBAPTIST  
  • The Uniform Bank is a great way to pick up extra uniforms to get you started. Call the school office to make sure someone can open the Uniform Bank for you.

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Student Scantron Scores

Please go to our Scantron webpage for an explanation of terminology used in end-of-year Scantron reports.

Reports withheld due to financial obligations will be sent home when obligations are met.  Students take Scantron tests in reading and mathematics in September, January, and May.

 

Check the Calendar for Dates -- Events have been added to the calendar. Check the school calendar, and sync it to your Google calendar.

Thanks from Ms. Moore and the People of West Virginia -- Many thanks for all your generous and wonderful donations for the people of Wyoming County, West Virginia.   We arrived on Sunday afternoon and unloaded the van and the trailer.  Winter items were set aside for November and comforters were stored for Christmas.   Sheets were sized and  clothes separated boys from girls.  All the clothes and sheets along with miscellaneous household items, toys, games, towels, toiletries, and blankets were placed on the shelves of the Itman Food Bank.  By the time we left all was ready for distribution this Friday, June 15.    Itman provides supplemental food, clothing, and household items to about 500 families on the third Friday of each month.   For the last 13 years it has been run by Kathy Simonse and her husband, Arne. Kathy Simonse taught music at SJB from 1974-1999...she is the ‘founder’ of the SJB Spring Show!       Thank you once again for your help. 

Where will SJB go this Summer?   Take a picture wearing your SJB spirit wear this summer. Send the picture to photos@sjbsilverspring.org and look for your picture in the front hallway in September.

Volunteer As a Room Parent for 2018-19 -- One great way to ease into a leadership role at SJB is by becoming a room parent. It's also one of the best ways to get to know other parents. To volunteer, complete the signup form. Contact our room parent coordinator, Jeanine Regan, at jeanine.regan@sjbsilverspring.org to let her know that you are interested in becoming a room parent.

Be a Buddy Family -- Please see the flyer to sign up to be a Buddy Family. This is a great way to welcome and support a new SJB family. Thank you to Brian and Hilary Lappin (Colin 3rd, Ava 1st) for coordinating our Buddy Family program.

Science Camp at SJB -- See the ad  for summer science camp.  To find out more, go here.

Reading Specialist -- Bonnie Massimino, a specialist in helping children with learning needs, is holding a workshop this summer. Here is the flyer with information.

Summer Reading Camps -- Here is a flyer with information on Kathy Bittinger's summer reading camp, and here is the registration form

CYO Track and Field

CYO offers Track and Field as a spring sport.  SJB Athletics does not have a program, but interested SJB Parishioners and Students should consider competing for neighboring parish St. Andrew the Apostle which has a strong track and field program and welcomes SJB Jaguars.

Please contact the following for more information:

Hugh McKenna – hughmckenna@msn.com

David Luksic – luksicfamily@verizon.net

More Information:

http://standrewapostle.org/ministry/http://standrewapostle.org/ministry/

SJB CYO Baseball

This season CYO has determined based on parish feedback that there will not be enough teams to form a league so SJB will not offer CYO baseball this year. Our recommendation is that you sign your players up with BAA’s recreational baseball league which is very comparable and close by. When registering, add SJB as the carpool and team preference and BAA will make every attempt to place SJB players together which is a fun experience for the players and a logistical convenience for coaches and parents. Contact BAA Baseball Director, Molly Surden baaleaguedirector@gmail.com

Want to Coach?

In order to take on the role of coach or assistant coach, you must be compliant with the Child Protection Policy. All volunteers/parents who have contact with children must be Virtus compliant. Please visit the SJB Athletics Virtus page to review the process:

https://www.sjbathletics.org/virtus

Parents, are you on Facebook? We are!

Follow our SJB page: https://www.facebook.com/SJBSilverSpring/

Admire the latest and greatest masterpieces in the Art Room: https://www.facebook.com/ArtWithMrs.Leishear

Discover what's happening in the Computer Lab: https://www.facebook.com/sjbtechnology

SJB Athletics is on Facebook. Visit and "like" the SJB Athletics Facebook page to receive more timely information about registration, events and opportunities to participate in SJB Athletics. 

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