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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 7:40AM, FRIDay, MARCH 21, 2019

Reminder that Monday, March 25 is a day off for all students.

The annual soiree, Sequins and Sails is Saturday night. There are still tickets available for this wonderful school wide event. Dinner, dancing and raising money for our school. Events kick off at 6:00pm. Tickets are available online from the school website. Come on out and sail away with us!

If you are looking for double community service hours, you can come to school on Sunday and help clean up the soirée. Please arrive at 10:30. You will receive double community service hours for helping us out!

Juniors: Junior Ring Day is now Tuesday, April 9. This is a change in date. If you did not order your ring from Balfour, you may bring in the ring you have chosen to use instead. All rings go to Mrs. Petrie. If you are not using a ring, you still participate in the day’s activities as this is a mandatory event for all juniors. We begin with breakfast as a class at Dutch’s Daughter Restaurant and then you arrive at school for the ceremony in your appropriate attire. You will then be dismissed for the day. An email will be going home this week with more information. See Mrs. Petrie about rings & Mr. Petersen or Mrs. Thomas about the breakfast and ceremony.

NHS students should check the Classroom page for your assigned job for Mr. Viking. Please note that you may have to do more than one job, and that some of these items need to be done this week. Please check for your job and report to the appropriate person for further instructions

This is an announcement regarding Mr. Viking. Next Friday, March 29 from 4-6 p.m. the gym will be open for contestants to practice their talent. All student assigned to sound crew, lighting and stage crew should be in attendance. The full dress rehearsal of Mr. Viking has been moved to Saturday morning, March 30 at 9:00 a.m. See Mr. Van if you have any questions

Attention all freshman, sophomores and juniors: Pre-registration for next year’s classes begins on April 1. You will need to have access your student PlusPortal account. You cannot sign up through your parent’s account. If you cannot access your student PlusPortal account, please see Mrs. Petrie as soon as possible

There are still a large number of community service hours that have been logged into Mobile Serve but not verified.  They do not count until they are approved.  See Mrs. Splaine with questions.  There are new  opportunities on the bulletin board outside room 114.  Seniors, your time is running out. 

Seniors: Sign up for the senior trip to Hershey park. Please bring in your $30 to Mrs. Splaine ASAP

Frederick Community College will be hosting another FCC Night for HS Seniors and Parents on Monday, April 8 from 6-8 pm in the Jack B. Kusmal Theater.

The Community Foundation of Frederick County's 2019-2020 scholarship application is open and will be open through 11:59 p.m. on March 31, 2019. You must be a Frederick county resident. If you are applying, you are strongly encouraged to complete and submit your application as soon as possible as online site traffic near the March 31 deadline will be heavy. Frederick County resident seniors who will graduate this May and are planning to attend college or pursue vocational training, or those students currently enrolled and attending college or vocational training should apply. Scholarships are available for all areas of study. Visit for all details and to apply. Please note that you will need a pdf of your transcript to complete the application.  You can request this by emailing Mrs. Seymour

Summer college experiences: The counseling office has compiled a variety of summer programs. If you are interested in a college experience over the summer check out the summer program tab on the college corner of the SJCP website.

Seniors: Stop in the office and check your diploma is on track. Initial the list outside Mrs. Petrie‘s office. Questions? See Mrs. Petrie soon.

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.



Baseball: Practice at Extra Innings from 3:30-5:30PM. Parent pick up at Extra Innings and the bus will leave at 3:00pm.

Softball: Practice at Araby from 3:30-5PM. Parents pick up at the field. The bus leaves at 3pm.

Boys' Lacrosse: Practice in the Weight Room from 3:00pm - 4:00pm.

Girls’ Lacrosse: No practice.

Tennis: Practice at Baker Park from 3:30-5:30PM. The white bus leaves at 3:00pm.

Track & Field: Practice at MSD from 3:30-5:00PM. Parent pick up at MSD. Bus leaves at 3:00pm

Golf: No Golf Practice today