Students reach marathon goal; Principal Strommen completes the run!|
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Lights, Camera, Action, Edit!|
Fifth and sixth graders at St. John the Baptist Catholic School started the second unit of the school's new "maker" program, entitled Video Production & Editing. The students worked in teams of two to brainstorm ideas, storyboard their concepts, record videos and then edit the videos using WeVideo software on Chromebooks, part of the school's 1:1 technology offering. In-classroom presentations will take place in the first two weeks of November. The rural school's new "maker" program, launched this fall, encourages students to build their knowledge, creativity, grit and interpersonal skills while creating things of value.
||St. John's announces|
$500 Welcome Scholarships!
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Faculty now have Web pages.
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St. John's: a tradition|
of academic excellence
St. John the Baptist Catholic School is fully accredited by the Minnesota Non-Public School Accrediting Association. The parochial school has been part of the Vermillion community for more than 50 years and has a long tradition of academic excellence. During that time, numerous families have witnessed three generations of students proudly graduate and then perform exceptionally well at Hastings Middle School and Hastings High School, a continuing testimony to the school's quality education. Parishioners have firmly supported their school since they began building it in 1957. In October 2005, a new $1.1 million, 8,200-square-foot addition was completed. The addition includes a new classroom/science room, library/music room, conference room, a large community room and office space.
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We welcome non-Catholic
students to our school
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|We provide busing farther than you think|
Our busing service was expanded in 2012. With the encouragement of Superintendent Tim Collins, our parish and school purchased "add-on" service to our already-existing Hastings School District bus service. This additional service helps us reach the communities of Vermillion Township, Marshan Township, portions of Ravenna Township, Miesville, New Trier, Hampton and far eastern parts of Empire Township. It is provided by the Hastings Bus Company, and services only St. John the Baptist School students in grades K-6. Parents are encouraged to contact parent volunteer Julie Strommen with any questions. Click here to email, or call 651-438-0938.
|Options for your preschooler
St. John the Baptist School in Vermillion offers Extended Day and Everyday options for preschool families. The (optional) afternoon preschool day ends at the same time as grade K-6th dismissal at 3:30 p.m. for parent pick up and bus loading. Call the school office to signup, 651-437-2644. Please tell your friends!
|Before & After|
School Child Care
St. John the Baptist Catholic School in Vermillion offers before and after school child care program on school days, Monday through Friday. Join us for morning and afternoon supervised fun, games, homework and play. Open to all students in preschool through 6th grade, 7-8:45 a.m., and 3:30-5:30 p.m.. Please call the school office at 651-437-2644 for fee and registration information.
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"Partners in Faith"
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