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SJHS Spring Choral Concert

by webstaff - Friday, May 17, 2024

Please join us for our Saint John High School Choral concert on May 30th at 6:30pm. This will take place at the St. Rose Worship Site on Milford Road. It is sure to be a wonderful evening of music and song. Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for students.

SJHS Choirs Bring Home 'Gold' in NB Music Festival

by Ms. Gallagher - Tuesday, May 7, 2024

Congratulations to the many performers and award recipients in the NB Competitive Festival of Music. The SJHS Concert Choir, Men's Chorus, and Girls' Choir, directed by Ms. Patricia Gallagher, received eight golds and one silver while performing 15 pieces of music in a variety of languages, genres and styles. The choir was accompanied by grade 10 pianist, Jeremy Shi, grade 11 student Kris Le, violinists Ashley Kim and Sam Kikuchi, percussionists TJ Tintero, Ugbana Oyet, Jaden Wolfe, Anna Do as well as the SJHS String Ensemble directed by Ms. Ali Leonard. Soloists included Gabi Castillo, Safwat Mohuiddin, Ugbana Oyet, Emmie Savoie, and Christian Asimakos. The Choirs performed again in the final "Founders Night" competition where they were awarded five plaques and a total of $1400 in prize money while maintaining the titles of Highest-Ranking High School Choir, Best Youth Choir and Best Ensemble of the Festival.

Clarinetist Kalvin Rowe, pianist Jeremy Shi, violinists Sam Kikuchi and Skylar Brigley-Byers, french horn player Oriana Luc, the Senior String Class and the Senior String Orchestra were also among the award winners last week.

CBC news/Julia Wright

Saint John High School course for newcomers aims to boost attendance, build connections

by Savannah Awde - Monday, May 6, 2024

This article is courtesy of CBC News

A new program called Elevate at Saint John High School, focused specifically on newcomer students, has a special curriculum designed to boost attendance, resilience and connection to the community.

Before attending the course, Grade 10 student Shahad Al Haj was having trouble attending school.

"Honestly, I was having a hard time with classes," she said. "I would think, 'I don't want to come here' like, maybe [because of] an assignment or a test."

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SJHS Night of the Arts

Monday, April 22, 2024

Come enjoy Saint John High School's very first Night of the Arts on Wednesday, April 24th at 6:00pm! The night will begin in the cafeteria where student art will be displayed for viewing. You will also be able to watch a live art battle take place! Don't forget to stop by our interactive art piece and experiment with your own creativity. Next, join us in the auditorium for various performances such as dance, theatre, music and more! Tickets are $5 and are available at sjhs-arts.eventbrite.com or at the door. The entire evening has been organized by our Essential Skills Achievement Pathway program student, Emmie Savoie, and all proceeds will be donated to the Music and Arts Departments.

Little Shop of Horrors

by SJHS webstaff - Thursday, April 11, 2024

Saint John High School presents its second musical production of the year with Little Shop of Horrors. Join the cast as they tell the classic tale of Seymour and Audrey and Audrey II. Set in a flower shop on Skid Row, a mysterious giant man-eating plant wreaks havoc and threatens to overtake the world. Will quirky Seymour and shy Audrey stop it in time? Under the direction of SJHS alumnus Drew Murdock and the musical direction of Patricia Gallagher, this is sure to be an exciting show! The productions runs from April 17th-20th. Tickets are $20, and are limited to 104 seats per night. Please visit sjhigh.eventbrite.com for your chance to see it.

Update: Due to the high interest in the show we have added a Matinee on Saturday, April 20th! Follow the link below to buy tickets for this 2pm performance!

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/little-shop-of-horrors-saturday-april-20-matinee-tickets-884517905867?utm-campaign=social&utm-content=attendeeshare&utm-medium=discovery&utm-term=listing&utm-source=cp&aff=ebdsshcopyurl

2024-2025 Course Selection

by webstaff - Wednesday, April 3, 2024

It's course selection time for the next school year! Our grades 9-11 students have been busily selecting and registering for their courses over the last week. This process started back in March with visits to each classroom by our Guidance cousellors, Ms. Ashton and Mr. Robertson. Ms. Lutz also held special meetings for students in the IB program. In-person/virtual information sessions for parents were held on March 20th and 27th. Students have the additional opportunity to consult with their Vita Vitalis teachers on a daily basis. Saint John High School has many wonderful offerings for the upcoming year, from courses in the Trades to Music to Art to Physical Education to Advanced Physics, Math, & Chemistry. There is truly something for every student!

For families wishing to learn more about the course selection process, our IB Program, and changing graduation requirements, please consult our 'Course Selection' under the 'Parents' tab. Course selection for 2024-2025 will be wrapping up on April 5th.

Additional questions on course selection can be addressed to: [email protected] (last names A-K) and to [email protected] (last names L-Z).

IB Art Show Opening on March 15th

by SJHS webstaff - Wednesday, March 13, 2024

Saint John High School is very pleased and excited to once again be partnering with the Saint John Arts Centre in uptown Saint John to show the works of our very talented Greyhounds. Beginning on Friday, March 15th at 5pm, the public is invited to view this exhibit which will feature a collection of pieces from seven grade 12 IB Art students as well as a collection from an independent study student all under the tutelage of our very own Ms. Amber Young. Also on display will be a host of apple paintings by grade 12 students, as well as cloud paintings and still life paintings by grade 11 students. Please join us this Friday for our opening from 5-7pm.

Students Enjoy Ice Fishing

by SJHS webstaff - Tuesday, February 27, 2024

This past week, approximately 50 students had the opportunity to try their hand at ice fishing. Mr. Benjamin's and Mr. Grandy's Outdoor Pursuits classes loaded up in a school bus for a field trip tp Renforth for the better part of the day. For most students, this was their first ice fishing experience. Mr. Grandy and Mr. Benjamin expertly explained the process and procedures, and Mr. Grandy augered 29 holes in the ice. In the chilly weather, the students huddled together in the portable ice shelters waiting for the first bites. Mr. Grandy caught the first fish of the day. As is customary in the Outdoor Pursuits classes, he had to perform the secret ritual. A few fish were caught throughout the day, but more importantly, the Greyhounds truly represented garnering praise on social media from a fellow fisherman. Our students impressed by respecting their environment, working together, supporting one another, and when they left, the area was all cleaned- they left not a trace. Safe to say, a good time was had by all!