As a Catholic school, we have the pleasure of welcoming our students into the greater faith community by providing them with sacramental preparation in our classrooms. This formation will culminate at the First Communion and Confirmation Mass this Saturday, April 30 at St. Benedict Catholic Church and Corpus Christi Catholic Church. Please join me in congratulating these students on receiving these two sacraments of initiation.READ MORE
I hope you enjoyed the Easter weekend with your loved ones. It is a time for new beginnings, reflection, and renewal in both hope and faith.
In the spirit of new beginnings, this Wednesday Father James and I hosted our first annual Pastor & Principal Dinner where we personally acknowledged each upcoming graduate and thanked their parents for their unwavering love and support for St. John Bosco. It was a beautiful evening under the stars with an Italian-themed dinner to honor our patron saints John Bosco and Benedict. Each eighth-grader was presented with an SJB Alumni pin to remind them that SJB is where their academic career began and where they may always call home.READ MORE
As we celebrate Palm Sunday, we prepare for Holy Week and the solemn events leading up to our Lord's crucifixion on Good Friday and glorious resurrection on Easter Sunday. As a Catholic school, our teachers have the distinct privilege of structuring assignments, retreats, and activities to reflect the paschal mystery throughout the season of Lent.READ MORE
Today we concluded a busy week of ITBS testing. Thank you all for your support and generous donations of healthy snacks to nourish the students as they worked hard on each section of the Iowa tests.
I can’t believe we are halfway through our 3rd trimester! Kindergarten through 8th-grade parents will be emailed their child’s progress report this evening. As always, please don’t hesitate to contact your child’s teacher with any questions or concerns.READ MORE