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In the event of inclement weather, please note that we follow Frederick County, Maryland public schools, We post any delays, early dismissals, and/or closings to the front page of the website and on Facebook, Saint John's Catholic Prep. We will also alert you by text message, email through our Rediker system.

Updated 9:40AM, friDay, January 18, 2019

A reminder that Monday, school will be closed for observance of the Martin Luther King Jr holiday. Also Thursday next week is a 1:50 dismissal for all students. Plan accordingly.

Monday, January 28th is Catholic Schools week Mass. Blazer mass uniform is to be worn. Remember we have very few items to lend and your parents will be asked to bring your uniform if you forget. Put it in your phones and don’t forget!

If you have uniform items you borrowed, please return by next week.

Attention Seniors: Senior casuals can be emailed to Emily German or Ms. April. Her email can be found on the Saint John’s website! If students have any questions about senior casuals, they can ask Ms. April in her room before or after school (rm 141).

The First Semester Honors assembly will be Wednesday, January 30 at 10am. Please check the honor roll posted outside the Counseling Office to be sure we have you listed in the right place. Please see Mrs. Petrie with any questions. REMEMBER: Honors rolls are based on First semester grades only! Honor roll criteria can be found in the Parent/Student Handbook.  

Anna Eyler from the Class of 2017 is now the Head Coach of Special Olympics Frederick County Swimming.  In the beginning of February she will be starting the Swim season and is low on volunteers.  She is looking for some new volunteers that know at least the basics of swimming and would be available during  practices which are on Fridays at Hood College from 5-7pm.  For anyone that is interested, please see Mrs. Splaine for contact information.

Community Service Hours: All community service hours submitted through Mobile serve must have a form of verification.  Your phone signed by supervisor, and email response from supervisor, or photo of signed form.  If you have submitted hours, check to make sure they have been approved.  Many have not.  All hours for working blood drive, giving blood, or attempting to give blood, will be submitted by Mrs. Splaine, so you do not have to do it.  Any community service questions, see Mrs. Splaine.There are new community service opportunities on the board outside Mrs. Splaine’s room.

Junior rings and senior graduation things: Junior rings and graduation things must be ordered sooner rather than later to be sure all things arrive in a timely manner.  You may still order online but be mindful of deadlines for receiving graduation items and rings in time for celebrations!

Medication at school: If your student needs to take any medications at school from a cough drop to Epipens for allergies or asthma inhalers, you will need to have your doctor fill out the HealthLink medication at school form each school year and the asthma action plan, diabetes protocol or allergic reaction plan if your student is diabetic or needs to carry an inhaler or Epipen at school. All medications must be left in the main office (exceptions are Epipens and inhaler) and cannot be administered without proper documentation. Each medication must have a separate form. Your child's doctor must sign off on your student carrying an inhaler or Epipen and a separate action plan must accompany each order. Please contact Mrs. Petrie with any questions. The forms are available from the school website,, click on the Parents tab, click on Forms/Policies and then General Forms and Policies.


Indoor Track (Boys & Girls): Away Championship meet at 3:45pm at the PG Sports Plex. Early dismissal at 12:45pm and the Bus leaves at 1pm.

Girls’ Varsity Basketball: Home game at 5:30PM vs John Carroll.