If your Child is to be absent from School, please inform the School Office by 9.30am either by phone 5221 5221, email admin@stjohns.vic.edu.au 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

Year 6 Graduation – Class of 2017

On Monday 11th  December, the Year 6 students celebrated their last days at St John’s with some special graduation events. A lunch at Lipari Restaurant was enjoyed by the students and their teachers followed by a graduation evening in the School hall with their...

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Year 5/6 Adventure Park Excursion

On Friday 8th  December, the Years 5 and 6 Students traveled to Wallington to Adventure Park to celebrate the end of the year. Many rides were experienced with great enthusiasm, the new Tornado Ride, aqua racing and the lazy river.  One of the students said, “My...

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The Joy of Singing

Without a doubt, St John’s students are beautiful singers. Under the guidance of our remarkable music teacher, Mrs Howard, along with choir and class music, our students are a joy to listen to. Their voices coming together is truly remarkable to listen to. Robin Mann,...

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MAD Hatter Group Visit One Care

The MAD Hatter social justice group had one final opportunity to serve the community this week when they visited OneCare to help pack and decorate hampers for families in need this Christmas.  OneCare is a local non-profit organisation located in Geelong West, which...

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Junior Chef Cooking Classes

This term, Prep to Year 2 students have enjoyed weekly Design and Technology rotations, including Junior Chef cooking classes with Mrs Kratzmann. They have made and enjoyed eating frozen rainbow fruit skewers, mini pizza bites and Jamie Oliver style pancakes (pear,...

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Geelong Mums Needs Your Help!

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...

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Chess Challenge

Last Monday’s chess challenge was well-attended by students from both our school and Geelong Lutheran College and conducted in our School Hall.   Our guests from GLC enjoyed their time with us and competing as a school community. There were forty-two competitors who...

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St John’s Trivia Night

Walking through the doors at the Newtown Event Centre was a walk down memory lane - 80’s memorabilia of movie posters and musicians lined the walls, prompting a nostalgic memory of teenage years. The room was abuzz with anticipation and excitement for the night ahead,...

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Campus Principal Report – Week 6

It is hard to imagine that there are less than four weeks left until the end of the term. So many exciting activities are constantly occurring both in and out of the classroom. Students are engaged and challenged in so many ways! Our Kindergarten students from both...

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Carols in West Park

St John’s Lutheran School has partnered with Hodges Real Estate (Pakington Street) and Geelong West Neighbourhood House to present Carols in West Park on Sunday 26th November. This event is an opportunity to come together to celebrate the festive season and to give...

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