In a Gospel story, Jesus feeds a crowd of thousands of people with five

loaves of bread and two fish.

Let us share our good  fortune with others.


Upcoming Events :

June 2  to June 5    -   Grade   6    -    EQAO Testing


Monday,   June  16      St.  John's Family Fun Fair   &    BBQ

5:00 p.m.    -   7:30  p.m.    -   sponsored by St. John School Council

-   see   Fun   Fair  tab



Monday, June 2 - 5              EQAO Ministry testing for Grade 6 students

Thursday, June 5                  Pizza day

Friday, June 9                       Student led nut-free bake sale for LAWS (items 25₵ → $1.00)

Tuesday, June 10                 Junior Track and Field Meet at Notre Dame CHS, in Carleton Place (rain date – June 11)

Wednesday, June 11           9:00 am - Welcome to Kindergarten Orientation in classrooms

Thursday, June 12                Pizza day

Friday, June 13                     12:20 pm – Jump Rope for Heart

Sunday, June 15                   Happy Father’s Day!

Monday, June 16                 5:00 pm –7:30 pm - Family Fun Fair and Barbecue

Tuesday, June 17                 Junior Mixed 3 Pitch Tournament – Lower Reach Park, Smiths Falls (rain date, June 20)

Wednesday, June 18           1:00 pm - Gr. 6 visit to St. John CHS

Thursday, June 19                Gr. 6 trip to Queen’s University

Thursday, June 19                Pizza lunch (final day)

Friday, June 20                     9:05 am Terrific Kids Assembly

Tuesday, June 24                 9:15 am Kindergarten Graduation (school gym)

Wednesday, June 25           9:30 am Mass at St. John the Baptist Church

Wednesday, June 25           Volunteer Appreciation Tea following Mass

Wednesday, June 25           Report Cards go home

Thursday, June 26                1:00 pm – Gr. 6 Blessing Ceremony at St. John the Baptist Church

Friday, June 27                     Last day of school, regular dismissal time


Congratulations & Best wishes to our Grade 2 students on receiving the 

Sacrament  of First Holy Communion.

Thank you to our Grade 2 students, families & teachers  Mrs. Hodge, Mrs. McParland, Mrs. Andrews & Mrs. Code.








Thank you to all for supporting our 

Catholic Education Week   Activities


Saturday, May 3     Funner To Be A Runner Event

To register, please call the school  &   ask for Mrs. Brackenbury    613 - 267 - 2865

or email cpbrack@gmail.com

Please click on Fun Run Registration Form on top header of this website.


Race day registration begins at 7:30 a.m.  The 10 km relay race begins at 9:15, the 5 km run at 9:30 and the 2.5 km race begins at 10:30. If you are registering on race day, please be there a minimum of 45 minutes before your event. If you have pre-registered for your race, please be there a minimum of 30 minutes before your race so you can check in!



Upcoming  Events


Saturday, May 3    -   Funner To Be A Runner Event - Thank you to Mrs. Brackenbury & all of our team members

Sunday, May 4      -   Catholic Education Week begins - 9:00 a.m. Mass - St. John the Baptist Church - hosted by St. John's C.E.S. staff

Monday, May 5     -    1) C.D.S.B.E.O.   Catholic Education Week Mass - Holy Cross Church - Kemptville

                             -     several students & staff will represent our school

                             -       2) Students will  watch a play in St. John's gym - Peter Pan

Wednesday, May 7   -   Spaghetti Dinner - proceeds to assist St. John's Nutrition Program - thank you to Mrs. Ohlman & her team for organizing this terrific school event

                                  -   Dinner is served from 5:00 - 7:00 p.m. in St. John's Gym

                                  -   Tickets:    Children   $ 5.00       Adults   $ 7.00       Family Rate:    $ 20.00

May 7, 8 &  9            -    St. John's Book  Fair   -  Library  

                                 -     Wed. 9:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.

                                 -     Thurs.   9:00 a.m  -3:30 p.m. 

                                -      Fri.     9:00 a.m.   -    12:00 noon


Thursday May 8      -     Grade 5 students will represent St.  John's  in the    Perth March Against Hunger

                                -      sponsored by the Perth Food Bank - The Table




Thank you for your support of Share Lent   "Free The Children"   Program


Let's help build schools in Africa.
  We welcome your donations -   "Let us be the change in the world".       Thank you to our Grade 6's for leading this program.


Thank you to all of our St. John's students, families & staff.

Over $1500 was raised for Free The Children.


Thank you & Congratulations

March 20   -   Junior Girls Basketball Tournament - hosted by St. Francis C.S., Smiths Falls

March 20   -   Junior Boys Basketball Tournament - hosted by Holy Name of Mary C.S. , Almonte

Thank you to both our boys' & girls' basketball teams on great effort & team play.

Congratulations to our girls team on winning the CDSBEO Lanark Junior Girls' Basketball Championship.

Thank you to our coaches Mme Needham & Mrs. Stranberg - Girls' Coaches   &   to

Mr.  Gardhouse & Mr. Brackenbury - Boys' coaches.










Little Caesar's Pizza Fundraising forms went home with students before March Break.

Thanks to Mrs. Chaplin & Mrs. O'Neil for organizing this event.  Orders were delivered on March 20.













Welcome to St. John's

Register now - Junior & Senior Kindergarten

St. John's Full Day JK / SK Program for September, 2014 



We invite our families to register for Kindergarten in September. Our Kindergarten programs help students get off to the best possible start through playing, watching, listening and exploring while discovering the many gifts God has given them.


Tell your family, friends and neighbours, Kindergarten registration for September 2014 has begun. Please call or drop by the office to pick up a registration package. If you would like a package sent home with an older sibling, please write a note in your child’s agenda. Children who are 4 years old by December 31, 2014 (born in 2010) are eligible to register for Junior Kindergarten for this September. Students currently attending our Junior Kindergarten program do not have to register again for Senior Kindergarten.


Please bring the following documents with you to register:

Child’s birth Certificate

Child’s Baptism Certificate

Immunization Record and Health Card.

Please call the school at 613-267-2865 should you have any questions.


***   To check on school bus cancellations:

- Go to:      www.steo.ca 

(Please copy/ paste to your web browser)

Student Transportation of Eastern  Ontario


School Year - 2013 -2014

Welcome to all of our students, families & staff.

To register your child, please contact 613-267-2865 .


We offer Early & Middle French Immersion programs as well as Core French & English programs.

We also offer Full Day   Junior & Senior Kindergarten









Thanks   to our St. John's school band & school choir for:

1) Appearing in the Santa Claus Parade in Perth

2) Playing & singing in our Christmas concerts &

3) Singing at the Perth Museum.

Thank you to our music teacher Mrs. Andrews.







ST. John's   SPORTS



Lanark  Area  


2)   ST. JOHN'S Jr. Boys' Soccer team   &

3)   ST. JOHN'S Jr. Girls  Soccer team

4)   ST. JOHN'S Jr. Girls  Basketball team.


St. John's Sports


1) Junior Girls' Volleyball team - thanks to Coaches Mrs. Heffernan & Mrs. White

and all of our players

2) Junior Boys' Volleyball team - thanks to Coaches Mrs. Chaplin & Mr. Brackenbury

and all of our players

3) Junior Mixed Hockey Finalists

4) Junior Cross country Skiing Finalists



Schedule of Events


First Reconciliation & First Holy Communion 2014

- for a schedule of events, please click on News   - Sacramental Preparation





Used Hockey Equipment

We are looking for donations of used hockey equipment, skates and helmets  for some of our students.

If you can assist , please contact the school.  This is needed for the start of the school year.

Thanks  in advance.




To see Funner to be a Runner results, Click here.









Upcoming Events

School Contact

Phone: (613) 267-2865
Fax: (613) 267-6631

School Address
34 Wilson Street East
Perth, Ontario
K7H 1L6

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