Arts & Environment
Rite of Christian Initiation (RCIA)
Loaves & Fishes
Religious Education Advisory Committee (REAC)
Knights of Columbus
Adult Faith Formation Committee
Loss of Spouse
Children's Shopping Spree
Life in the Spirit
School Advisory Committee (SAC)
Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion
Funeral Lunch Ministry
Home and School Association
Seasonal Item Collections
Senior Care Ministry
Parish Pastoral Council
St. John's Annual Super Sale
Pastoral Care Commission
Riding on Faith
Easter Egg Hunt
Early Childhood Faith Formation
Just Among Moms (JAM)
St. John's School Jubilee 2017
Children's Liturgy of the Word
Sick and Homebound
We Care Weekend
Child Care for Events
Elementary Youth Faith Formation
Growing Through Loss
Holy Family Prayer Group
Vacation Bible School and SON Days
Depression Support Coalition
Perpetual Eucharistic Adoration
Sewing Baptism Gowns
Cultural Outreach Committee
Taste of Nations
Parish Resource Guide
Essential Piece Invitation
St. John the Baptist Catholic School’s curriculum is based on the school’s mission, philosophies, and Minnesota Standards.
Sadlier We Believe (2011) is the program used to support our religion curriculum.
The gifts God has given us—the world, light, water, land, animals, family, friends, and our senses to help us discover and appreciate his gifts.
The church year (ordinary time, Advent, Christmas, Lent, the Tridium and Easter)
What Jesus teaches us and how he wants us to show love
That Jesus is always our friend
Importance of prayer
Introduction to the Mass.
We attend the all-school Mass on a regular basis, as well as the school prayer services. St. John’s provides several opportunities throughout the year for participation in service projects.
Houghton Mifflin Journeys(2011) is the program we use to support our language arts curriculum. Skills taught and worked on during the kindergarten include:
We use Saxon Math (2008) to support our curriculum. This program makes use of manipulatives to teach and reinforce math skills. It also incorporates the strand theory in which skills are taught and then revisited and reinforced throughout the year.
Skills taught and worked on during the kindergarten year include:
Letters are sent home at the end of each unit to inform parents which skills have been taught and to offer activities to be done with the children to reinforce what has been learned.
FOSS (Full Option Science System – 2012) is the source used to support our science curriculum.
Topics studied include:
This curriculum emphasizes hands-on experiences, observation and recording the observations in a notebook, drawing conclusions based on observation, and logical thinking—among others.
Houghton Mifflin (2008) is used to support our social studies curriculum.
Topics discussed include: