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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Our busing service has expanded for the 2012-2013 school year. 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 will help us to reach the communities of Vermillion Township, Marshan Township, portions of Ravenna Township, Miesville, New Trier, Hampton and far eastern parts of Empire Township. It will be provided by the Hastings Bus Company, and service 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.
St John the Baptist School announces new preschooler options
NEW for 2014-2015: St John the Baptist School in Vermillion is excited to announce new Extended Day and Everyday options for preschool families. The (optional) afternoon preschool day will end 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!
Maria Therres of our school has been named our 2013-14 Elementary Teacher of the Year. Her efforts helped Junior Achievement inspire and prepare more than 152,000 children this year. Thank you for sharing your energy, insight and passion with our community youth. She will be honored along with other top volunteers, teachers and corporate partners at a celebration event on Thursday, August 7th (5:00 p.m. -- 7:00 p.m.) at the Day Block Brewing Company in Minneapolis.
We welcome non-Catholic students to our school
What is Rediscover:?
Rediscover: is an invitation to find meaning and purpose in life, a sense of belonging, inner peace and strength and true freedom through the depth and beauty of our Catholic faith. It is a pre-evangelization, evangelization and catechesis initiative that supports outreach to all Catholics and provides formation opportunities to deepen our faith and help bring us together to celebrate the gift of our faith. Rediscover: complements the good work being done in this parish and in parishes throughout his local Church. To find out more, visit Rediscover-faith.org, or contact our parish Rediscover: leaders, Julie Strommen or Dennis Rother.
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St. John the Baptist
P. O. Box 50
Vermillion, MN 55085
8:45 a.m. -- 3:45 p.m.
St. John the Baptist Catholic Church
106 W. Main Street
Vermillion, MN 55085