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SJB School has reached full enrollment for 2023-24.

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

Start of School Info

2022-23 New School Year Information 

The first day of school is Monday, August 29.

Summer Assignments and Supplies

To view summer assignments and supply lists for each grade, go to the main page of the school website and look under Parents for Summer Learning & Assignments and School Supplies by Grade. Both tabs have drop-down lists of all the grades. Select the grade and the assignments or supplies will appear.

Parent-Student Handbook

The Parent-Student Handbook contains information about the SJB mission, policies, uniform and behavior codes. The school asks that parents review the handbook with their children.


Students eat lunch in their classrooms. They may bring a bag lunch or, if they ordered a lunch, receive a catered lunch. See the lunch page for information on ordering lunch and milk.


  • 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. 
  •  The Uniform Bank will be open M-F, Aug. 9-26 from 10 am to 2 pm.

Volunteering at SJB

Parents are encouraged to volunteer at SJB. Adults must have child-protection certification, which includes a background check, to be involved with children as a volunteer. Steps toward child-protection certification are listed on the Volunteer page.

Health Inventory and Immunization Forms

  • Must have been completed and uploaded on TADS, or immunization form must be downloaded, completed, and sent to the school office.

Back to School Dates

Please check the SJB online calendar for the most up-to-date  information on events and activities at the school. 

Wednesday, August 24

5 pm - Preschool Open House

6 pm - Middle School Orientation in Room 5

           for Parents of 5th Graders and New 6th, 7th, and 8th Graders

7 pm -- New Parent Orientation in Library 

10 to 3 - School Store Open

Thursday, August 25

11 am - Kindergarten Open House

10 to 3 - School Store Open

Friday, August 26

10 to 3 - School Store Open

Monday, August 29 

First Day of School

K-8 - 8 am to 3 pm

Preschool - 8 am to Noon

After Care - 3 to 6 pm

Tuesday, August 30

K-8 -- 8 am to 3 pm

Preschool -- 8 am to noon

After Care -- 3 to 6 pm

Wednesday, August 31

K-8 - 8 am to 3 pm

Preschool - 8 am to noon

After Care - 3 to 6 pm

Thursday, September 1

K-8 - 8 am to 3 pm

Preschool - 8 am to noon

After Care - 3 to 6 pm

Back to School Reception - 6:30 to 7:00 pm in Church Courtyard

Back to School Prayer Service - 7:00 to 7:30 pm in Church

Back to School Classroom Presentations - 7:30 to 9 pm in school

Friday, September 2

All Grades -- Noon Dismissal

After Care – 12 noon to 4 pm


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