SJB Learning Expectations:


 A St. John’s student is a faith-filled Catholic who:

  • Participates actively and consciously in liturgical celebrations and the sacraments.
  • Makes use of a variety of prayer forms.
  • Demonstrates basic knowledge of the teachings of the Catholic Church.
  • Serves others as guided by the social teachings of the Catholic Church.
  • Uses effective strategies for moral decision-making

A St. John’s student is a life long learner who:

  • Demonstrates competency in subject matter as defined by state and diocesan standards.
  • Analyzes, and evaluates information to solve problems in an effective and creative manner.
  • Utilizes technology responsibly to gain knowledge through research.
  • Writes articulate, compelling, imaginative compositions in a variety of genres.
  • Speaks to an audience with confidence and poise.
  • Listens attentively, asks questions and responds appropriately to teachers and peers.
  • Communicates using different forms of expression, including music, visual arts, performing arts, literature and technology.
  • Sets goals, uses organizational tools, and evaluates progress.
  • Demonstrates a desire for learning through enthusiastic and steadfast pursuit of knowledge.

A St. John’s student is a responsible citizen and self-respecting person who:

  • Demonstrates self-control, good sportsmanship, and a cooperative attitude.
  • Understands and respects basic civic rights and responsibilities.
  • Demonstrates an awareness of global events and social issues and their implications for social justice.
  • Responds to challenges with confidence and recognizes personal strengths.
  • Takes pride in their school, academic endeavors, and personal integrity.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of the tenets of our country.

A St. John’s student is a healthy person who:

  • Makes healthy choices regarding nutrition, drug use, and personal hygiene.
  • Maintains a personal level of physical fitness.


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