School Pictures Are Available
Go to this flyer to find out how to view and order student pictures.
Here's the band concert flyer with Zoom link
Parish Food Drive Dec. 5 & Dec. 19
Main & Market Lunch Orders Suspended
Main & Market is suspending lunch operations at the end of November and will not take orders for December, January, or February. Main & Market is planning to resume operations in March.
This means that, beginning in December, parents will need to send a bag lunch with their child to St. John the Baptist.
The pandemic has hurt Main & Market's business, which includes catering and restaurants.
Here is the SJB Online Calendar, which has up-to-date information on holidays, vacation dates, no-school dates, and school events.
Archdiocesan Tuition Assistance Deadline is Dec. 4
To apply, go into your TADS account and select financial assistance. Awards for the 2021-22 school year announced in March. Families must apply for Archdiocesan assistance now to be considered for parish assistance later in the spring.
SJB Open House Season Begins
What Are The Rules on Wearing a Mask At Recess?
Students are expected to follow two essential safety rules at all times:
- Wear masks
- Stay six feet apart
- students are outside
- students are seated or still
- students are spaced more than 6 feet
- students stay under the supervision of the teacher who gave permission
Students may not make their own determination that it's OK to remove a mask.
What Are the Guidelines for Morning Screeners?
Here are the guidelines followed by staff members who take student temperatures each morning:
Shop with Amazon Smile & Help SJB Raise Money
Use Amazon Smile when shopping and help SJB raise money.
Go to Amazon Smile and select St. John the Baptist School in Silver Spring as your charitable organization.
Click on the icon to go to the SJB Amazon page.
Parents must complete the parish-verification form and send it to the school office to request the lower Catholic tuition rate and/or parish tuition assistance.
School Directory Accessible on Portal App
The school directory is accessible to families through the password-protected Parent Portal and the Parent Plus app on their phones. School parents may view the directory by staff, student, or parent.
SJB Website in Vietnamese: Trang web SJB bằng tiếng Việt
SJB Website in Spanish: Sitio web de SJB en español
Box Tops Have Gone Digital
Just a reminder that the Box Tops for Education program is now digital. With the Box Tops app, snap a picture or email the Box Top to give SJB credit and $$$.
To download the mobile app, just search for Box Tops for Education (in the App store).
- Register to support SJB
- In the app, take a picture of your receipt (within 14 days of purchase) and it will automatically add your Box Tops to SJB's earnings
- Or email online receipts to email@example.com from the linked email address registered to the Box Tops app
SJB Now on Instagram
If you are on Instagram, follow us at sjbsilverspring.
Class Information Posted on Portal
Homework assignments are typically posted each afternoon by 4:00 pm.
To see what's coming up, go to the class summary. Look for your child's name and then look to select the Classroom tab to the right. Select the name of the class from the drop-down list, and then select Class Page. You should see Class Summary, Announcements, Files, and Links.
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.