Young Artists Earned Showcase – During Youth Art Month, artwork by young artists from throughout the county was exhibited at IKEA in Elizabeth. Seventh grader Sean Carolan, second grader Brian Conaty and sixth grader Christine Golden represented St. John the Apostle School. (Photo courtesy of St. John the Apostle School)
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Easter Came Early—Mrs. Rodrigues’ Pre-K 3-year-old class at St. John the Apostle School, Clark had a special visit from the Easter Bunny (who was assisted by eighth grader Rebecca Rodger). The student council took time to hide the eggs for the Pre-K students and then helped them find them. Everyone enjoyed the Easter egg hunt. (Photo courtesy of St. John the Apostle School)
Students Watch History Being Made — Third, fourth and fifth grade students of St. John the Apostle School watched the swearing in of President Barack Obama Tuesday. The rest of the 366 students viewed this historical event in other designated parts of the building. Students in Miss Tooker’s fourth and fifth grade social studies classes spent the morning on scavenger hunts obtaining answers to questions regarding the Presidency. (Photo courtesy of St. John the Apostle School.)
Carols For Christmas—Saint John the Apostle School in Clark recently held its annual Christmas concert. All students in the lower grades and the school choir performed under the direction of Tom Pedas, music teacher at the school. Highlights of the concert included the Schubert “Ave Maria” sung by Conor Flood of Scotch Plains, a Polish lullaby sung in Polish by Kasia Bzdyra of Linden, “The Christmas Shoes” sung by Peter Brine of Union and J.T. Golden of North Brunswick, and the 45 member choir’s finale of “Do You Hear What I Hear”. Piano accompanist for the choir was Mel Freda of Cranford.
Scouting For Food—St. John the Apostle School’s Cub Pack 30 recently participated in the ‘Scouting For Food’ program. The boys placed bags in various neighborhoods and returned the following week to collect donations. The pack collected more than 140 bags of food to be donated to the ‘St. John Food Pantry’, which provides food to the needy of the parish. Pictured with a large donation from a Linden resident are first grade Tiger Scouts (from left to right): Kyle Costa, Joseph Young, Riley Frees-Kroboth, Matthew McGuire, Ryan Saunter and John Mintel
CLARK – On May 2, St. John the Apostle School honored Patricia Lettini for her 25 years of teaching at St. John the Apostle School.
Lettini’s special day began with a Mass attended by her family, friends, former students and the present student body. At the end of Mass Sister Donna Marie, OP presented Lettini with a pewter clock. Others presentations were made by faculty, Parent Faculty Guild and students. Following the Mass, Lettini was honored with skits, songs and poems presented by the student body. A faculty luncheon in her honor followed the days activities.
St. John Students Celebrate Youth Art Month – March has been designated Youth Art Month. The following students will represent St. John the Apostle School at an exhibit to be held at IKEA, Elizabeth. Kevin Micheludis – Grade 3, Claudia Alzate Sherksnas – Grade 2, and Thomas Hartnett – Grade 6. The exhibit will showcase work of students from all over Union County and will be on display for the entire month of March. The three students are pictured here with their art teacher. Kathleen Carolan.