A variety of Extra-Curricular opportunities are offered to help develop the whole child. Programs and activities vary by quarter.
Students in grades 4-8 may participate in a free after-school Chess Club. Our fourth grade teacher, Mr. Gary Nelson, provides instruction and oversees the club. This program meets for several weeks during the second semester. Beginners as well as experienced chess players are welcome to pariticipate.
National Junior Honor Society
National Junior Honor Society (NJHS) is one of the oldest and most prestigious national organizations for middle school students, with chapters in more than 60% of the nation’s middle schools. NJHS is sponsored by the National Association of Secondary School Principals, which also sponsors the National Honor Society. 6th to 8th grade students must meet a minimum grade requirement in each core subject, as well as document their leadership, character, citizenship and service traits.
American Heritage Girls
St, John Lutheran Church & School hosts a troop of the American Heritage Girls for girls in Kindergarten to 6th grade. This organization is a national character development organization for young women which embraces Christian values and encourages family involvement. The St. John AHG troop is open to the community, and meetings are held within the St. John campus.
Other programs and school related events occur throughout the year as well, such as TGA Golf Clinics, I-9 Soccer, and more.