Summer School News

Summer School News

Come join us for a summer of fun at St. Justin School!  Two camps, Super Chargers Summer Camp and Kinder Readiness Camp, will be available to incoming students in grades K – 5 from June 17 – July 26. Extended Care will also be available from June 10 -14 and July 29 – August 2. For more details regarding these programs, please visit http://www.stjustinschool.org/extracurricular/summer-school-and-camp/. We hope to see you...

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Catholic Schools Week News

Catholic Schools Week News

It’s Catholic Schools Week! The school was all abuzz on Sunday between Open House and the Book Fair! On Monday 8th grade representatives from Student Council celebrated mass with the rest of the Diocese of San Jose Catholic Schools at the beautiful Cathedral Basilica of St. Joseph. During the rest of the week, we have designated days celebrating our parents, teachers, and students. There’s never a dull moment here at St. Justin...

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Geography Bee Winners!

Geography Bee Winners!

Last week, St. Justin students from grades 4-8 participated in the National Geographic Bee. Each year thousands of schools in the United States participate in the National Geographic Bee using materials prepared by the National Geographic Society. The contest is designed to encourage teachers to include geography in their classrooms, spark student interest in the subject, and increase public awareness about geography. Neha A., 8th grade, became our champion and Rachel A., 6th grade, was our runner-up. We are incredibly proud of all the participants. They were well-prepared, answered difficult questions, and demonstrated poise under pressure!...

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Spelling Bee Winners!

Spelling Bee Winners!

Every year, St. Justin School participates in the Scripps National Spelling Bee. This morning, the entire school gathered together to support the 18 participants from grades 3 – 8 who earned the top positions in their class-wide spelling competitions. After 14 spellbinding rounds, Melissa Orlando (6th grade) was declared the winner with Anais Desbieys (7th grade) taking the runner-up position. Congratulations to all of our Spelling Bee participants! We applaud their their hard work, courage and...

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Advent = Giving

Advent = Giving

Advent is a time of giving. It is in this spirit that St. Justin School hosts its annual Advent Novena, a nine day journey of prayer and reflection. Throughout the nine days, each class (K – 8) has an opportunity to lead a prayer service. Students are asked to donate items such as socks, toiletries, jackets, blankets, books, and games, which are in turn, distributed to families in need through our very own Community Ministry. It is a time for the students to reflect on the many blessings they have been given and to heed Jesus’ teachings in Matthew 25:40 where it is written, “Truly I tell you, whatever you did for one of the least of these brothers of mine, you did for...

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