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List of 5 news stories.

  • College-Age Alumni Tea

    St. John's welcomed back college-age alumni on Thursday for a gathering in Flores Hall. The College-Age Alumni Tea is a great way for students to reconnect and visit with old classmates before starting their spring semester. SJS cafeteria favorites such as pizza, dumplings, and pesto pasta were served as former students caught up with faculty members. 

    Thank you to all the alumni who joined us! 
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  • Hyperloop Competition Weekend

    After passing all components of the design phase, Team Hyperlift has advanced to the build phase of the SpaceX Hyperloop Pod Competition. Testing week is January 22-26, and competition weekend is January 27-29 at the SpaceX campus in Hawthorne, CA. The team will be in Los Angeles January 20-21 to assemble and prep their pod. SJS Faculty members Dr. Harris and Mr. Posa will accompany the team to the Hyperloop competition weekend.

    Team Hyperlift is the only high school-level team to make it to this level of the Hyperloop competition. They will be competing against approximately 28 university teams and one professional engineers team. Best of luck to Team Hyperlift! 

    Click here for more information on the Hyperloop pod competition. View the slideshow for the latest photos of Team Hyperlift's design. 
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  • Team Hyperlift Passes the Test

    Congratulations to Team Hyperlift for being one of three teams in the country to pass all components of the Hyperloop testing in California! The team consists of six SJS Upper School students: Andrew Awad, Robert Gottschalk, Elizabeth Awad, Michael He, Jonathan Bloom, and Katie Malcolm. Team Hyperlift is the only high school team to reach this level of the Hyperloop competition. By advancing to the next phase, the team will compete against Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Delft University of Technology in January 2017. St. John's congratulates these team members for their outstanding work and wishes them good luck in the next trial! 

    For more information and updates about Team Hyperlift, please click here: http://teamhyperlift.com/.
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  • Grandparents & Special Friends Day

    St. John's students in Kindergarten, Class 1, Class 6, and Class 9 hosted their Grandparents and Special Friends on campus Friday. This year's theme celebrated the School's 70th birthday. The day started with breakfast in Flores Hall, complete with party hats and birthday balloons.

    After breakfast, guests were invited to watch a birthday celebration performance in the VST. Participants of the show included Kindergarten and Class One students, Cantatore Singers, and the Upper School Jazz Band. The day ended with classroom tours and photo booth visits on the VST lawn. Thank you to all of the faculty, staff, and parent volunteers who made this special event such a success!
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  • National Signing Day

    Friends, family members, teammates, and coaches gathered Thursday morning in the Chao Assembly Hall to congratulate four SJS student-athletes as they signed their National Letters of Intent. Carson and Kate Copeland will both be playing lacrosse at Northwestern University, Joe Gobillot will be playing baseball at Vanderbilt University, and Sarah Grace Ritter will be playing field hockey at Kent State University. It was a great way to celebrate their hard work and accomplishments.

    Congratulations to all players!
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