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Lacrosse Players Commit to College Athletics
Lacrosse Players Commit to College Athletics
On Dec. 9, St. John's held a signing ceremony for the seven senior lacrosse players who have signed letters of intent to continue their athletic careers at the collegiate level.
Raiders Earn Top Spot
Raiders Earn Top Spot
On Oct. 4, the SJC Raiders finished first out of 16 teams at the TC Williams High School Raiders Meet.
In Memoriam: Joseph M. Gallagher, Sr. ’39
In Memoriam: Joseph M. Gallagher, Sr. ’39
The St. John’s community mourns the loss of a legendary athlete, teacher and coach with the passing of Joseph M. Gallagher, Sr. ’39 on Sept. 15, 2014. Mr. Gallagher served St. John’s faithfully from 1946 to 1991.
Welcome, New Cadets!
Welcome, New Cadets!
On Aug. 26, the Peer Ministers and Student Government helped welcome St. John’s newest students.
Mickey Demas ’15 Wins Congressional Art Competition
Mickey Demas ’15 Wins Congressional Art Competition
On June 4, Mickey Demas ’15 was announced as the Washington, DC, winner of the National Congressional Art Competition. This annual contest is open to visual artists in grades 8-12 and showcases student work from across the country. The first-place winner from each state has the honor of displaying their piece in the U.S. Capitol for one year.
Busy Bees
Busy Bees
This April, the St. John’s Eco Club completed one of their yearlong initiatives by installing a brand new beehive on the school’s roof.
St. John's Annual Federal Inspection
St. John's Annual Federal Inspection
On May 14, St. John’s held its annual JROTC Awards Ceremony and Pass In Review. This year’s reviewing officer was Commander Larry Bateman, U.S. Navy (Ret.), father of Becca Bateman ’14.
St. John’s Welcomes New Soccer Coach
St. John’s Welcomes New Soccer Coach
Former professional soccer player and University of Maryland coach Jason Herrick has joined the SJC athletics program as the new head coach for boys’ soccer.
Baseball Wins WCAC Championship
Baseball Wins WCAC Championship
On May 10, the varsity baseball team clinched the league championship with two back-to-back no-hitters against Bishop O’Connell.
Lasallian Reflections: May 2014
Lasallian Reflections: May 2014
St. John’s is pleased to introduce a new series of articles through which faculty, staff and students will share their Lasallian experiences. This month focuses on one of St. John Baptist de La Salle’s 12 virtues of a good teacher: vigilance.
Peace Revolutionary
Peace Revolutionary
On April 24, St. John’s welcomed author, West Point graduate and anti-violence advocate Paul K. Chappell to campus to speak about the idea of waging peace.
2014-2015 Cadet Promotions
2014-2015 Cadet Promotions
On April 16, the St. John's community learned the names and ranks of next year's JROTC leaders, including next year's Cadet Colonel: Matthew Chapman '15.
Freshmen On A Mission
Freshmen On A Mission
On April 15, the Class of 2017 signed their mission statement at the Freshman Mission Mass.
Mech Cadets Achieve Success
Mech Cadets Achieve Success
In only its second year as an established program, the Robotics Team has earned a reputation for success based on two underdog performances in this spring’s competitions.
SJC Musicians Take Chicago
SJC Musicians Take Chicago
From March 28 to April 1, vocal and instrumental music students traveled to the Windy Cindy for two different music festivals.
Eco Club Speaker Talks Clean Energy
Eco Club Speaker Talks Clean Energy
On April 1, author and clean energy expert Brian Keane spoke to the SJC community about simple ways that students can help reduce energy waste.
Student Service: Spring Break 2014
Student Service: Spring Break 2014
Ten St. John’s students and two faculty members traveled to the St. Vincent de Paul Center in Philadelphia, PA, to serve others during their spring break.
Students Attend DC Academic Symposium
Students Attend DC Academic Symposium
On March 11, four SJC students participated in the third annual Academic Symposium sponsored by the Catholic high schools in the Archdiocese of Washington, DC.