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
Note these in your calendar,
they are not to be missed!
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.
Primary School News
Welcome Back! I hope everyone got to spend quality time with their loved ones over the holidays and really enjoyed their time. The past two weeks have really flown by at After School Care. We welcomed the new school year with lots of fun, laughter, colour and games...read more
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
In our first week back at school, our Year 1 to 6 students spent time exploring the ‘Zones of Regulation’ curriculum. This curriculum is evidence-based, current and highly utilised by professionals working with children. ‘Self-regulation’ is...read more
Our basketball teams are fantastic competitors who represent St John’s, competing against other local teams. The success of our Bobcats, St John’s Lightening and Under 9 basketball teams means we are now looking to add another team. We are looking for students in Year...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
Welcome to another school year in the Library! Also, welcome to our Library Captains for 2018 - Alex, Baxter, Damian and Isabelle. We are all looking forward to your contributions in the Library this year. After a restful break, the first week...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
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
Garry Matuschka, who passed away on December 11th 2017, was the founding principal of St John’s Lutheran School in 1962. On February 6th, 1962, St John’s School opened its doors to 47 pupils, taught by only two teachers, Garry Matuschka and Marcia Lubke. In a school...read more