If your Child is to be absent from School, please inform the School Office by 9.30am either by phone 5221 5221, email email@example.com or by using the SMS service “0418712263”. Please note this number will only send and receive SMS messages - it will not receive telephone calls
Dates For Your Diary
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Term Dates for 2018 also.
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Parents & Friends News
Parents and Friends meeting - Monday 19th March 7.30pm in the Staffroom.
All welcome - If you would like to be involved in the P&F, please come along, we'd love to meet you.
The last fortnight has provided some wonderful opportunities for the St John’s community to come together. Most notably our Shrove Tuesday breakfast allowed for many students and families to enjoy a relaxed start to the day. Many thanks for making this a priority in...read more
Recently, the College Council was informed by the Geelong Cemeteries Trust of their consideration of a request from a telecommunications company to install a second tower at the Geelong Memorial Park. The initial proposed site was closer to the property boundary than...read more
What a positive start we have had to the year at St John’s. Thank you for the warm welcome I have received and your patience as I endeavour to remember all the names of the members of this wonderful community. It has been encouraging to see our new Prep students...read more
We are excited to have begun 2018 with new names for the Kinder groups. The two groups are now called the Brave Bears (Yellow group) and the Courageous Lions (Red Group). The terms Brave and Courageous stem from the song “Be Strong and Courageous”. The...read more
A letter from our Principal, Gary Jewson, was sent to the school and church communities last week informing all families of the Council’s decision to join together with Geelong Lutheran College under a shared identity. We are ready to take on a single name that...read more
St John’s Lutheran School Open Day for 2018 will be held on Saturday 17th March from 10am until 1pm. We will also be hosting a Kindergarten Open Afternoon on Wednesday 21st of March from 4pm until 5.30pm for prospective Kinder families. Twilight tours will run on...read more
St John’s Kinder wrapped up its program for 2017 this week, celebrating the students’ achievements and special moments in their final kinder year. To celebrate, Farm2U made a special visit to Red and Yellow group, with some very cute baby animals enjoying the extra...read more
It is hard to believe that another year has passed, the school year has finished and apart from a few loose ends, focus is starting to shift onto 2018. I am always surprised by how quickly one year ends and before we know it, the new one has begun and away it goes...read more
Children from St John’s Lutheran Kindergarten prepared for their first year at school next year, attending their Prep orientation with their Year 5 buddies. The buddies worked together on craft activities and experienced what life is like in their Prep classroom. Our...read more
Our Parents and Friends Committee are reaching out to support Geelong Mums and we hope our community will join them to support this great cause. Geelong Mums support parents and children experiencing hardship and work to rehome new and pre-loved baby goods and nursery...read more
Red Group has been extremely busy over the last few months with many interesting excursions and activities. The end of Term 3, Red Group went on an excursion to Narana Aboriginal Cultural Centre. The children painted boomerangs using traditional symbols and spent time...read more
There is an old adage, ‘Change is the only constant’ and nowhere is this as true as it is in education – children change, staff change, curriculum changes, pedagogy changes but this time, it’s me that’s changing. I will conclude my tenure as College Principal of St...read more