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Welcome to the News Page for St. John the Baptist Catholic School!  Here you'll find all the current info you'll need to be up to speed with what's going on at the school.  New forms, school closings, important dates, you name it.  We'll be posting it here.  So when you need to find out what the newest news at the school is, this is the page to visit!



Everything old is new again.  Mr. Vargo and students from the late 1970's talk about the importance of crude oil.  Who said you never used anything you learned in grade school!



Our 2012 Science Olympiad Team Performed Wonderfully at the Regional Competition! They qualified for the State level competition with one gold, nine silver and three bronze medals!

We finished in 2nd place for the second straight year, second only to Wilbur Wright.

State competition takes place on March 24th in Bloomington at IU University.  Cheer our team on as they try to bring home the highest finish ever for SJB!

Key Upcoming Dates



Wednesday, August 31st

Pre-School Parent Meeting, 6:00 PM, Panel Room

Friday, September 2nd

Pre-School Parent's Orientation Session (parent  attendance mandatory) Times vary for 45 minute AM and PM sessions

Tuesday, September 6th

Wednesday, September 7th

Pre-K 4 classes begin

Pre-K 3 classes begin

2011-2012 School Calendar

Altar Server Schedule for January 2012

Altar Server Schedule February2012


Normal School Hours:

First Bell   8:00am


Tardy Bell  8:10am


Dismissal Bell 2:45pm


Pre-School Hours:

4 year old

AM  8:15-10:50



PM  12:55-2:30


3 year old

AM  8:30-10:45



PM  12:00-2:15


St. John the Baptist School in the news!

Our school was featured in the September 2nd, Northwest Indiana Catholic!  On the cover!  See the front page here.


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