February 1, 2022
Members of the Math Club gathered for a photo prior to participating in Monday's contest (L-R); Qingyue Li, Nicholas Sipples, Hannah Keith, Greer Kennedy, Theodora Montague, Cecilia Sweeney. Qingyue and Cecilia were recently recognized for their high scores, placing second and third respectively, in the American Math Competition (AMC), Level 12. For AMC 10, Joey Yan placed first.

Sophomore Brooke White had runner-up finishes Sunday in the shot put and weight throw at the Vermont State Throw Championships held in SJA's field house. Photos can be viewed here. Brooke and the rest of the Track and Field team will compete this Sunday at UVM in the DI Track and Field Championships.

Are you interested in starting your own home childcare or working in a childcare program? Students in this program will prepare to enter the field as a Teacher Assistant and have the opportunity to earn at least $500 in paid internships at St. Johnsbury School District, Kingdom East School District, Little Dippers Doodle, or Cherry Street Playcare. This program includes CPR/first aid certification, Vermont Online Mandated Reporter Training, the online Vermont Orientation Training, the Primed for Success professional skills curriculum, and the 45 hour Fundamentals for Early Childhood Professionals all in one tuition. This program is made possible through the collaboration of NEKLS, NCCC, Northern Lights, and CCV.
Orientation: Tuesday, February 8 — Sign Up Today!
Tuition: $1,200 - Tuition support may be available through VSAC or DOL grants and scholarships.

For additional information on this course, or any through the St. Johnsbury Academy Adult Education Program: https://stjacademy.org/adult-education/

Last Spring, SJA Modern Dance students joined dance instructor, Marianne Handy Hraibi, in a quick warm-up from the Martha Graham Technique, paying close attention to maintaining turnout and stretch in their legs, suspension, and alignment through their backs, and long, fluid, use of their arms. The video proves "making the work look easy is not easy work!!"

The video can be viewed here.

Thursday, February 17
Winter Carnival

Friday, February 18
Winter Carnival

Saturday, February 19
Vacation Begins

Wednesday, March 2
Classes Resume

For the most up-to-date listing of games, streaming options, and spectator guidelines, click here.
Today in Chapel senior Qingyue Li introduced a video made by students on campus celebrating the Chinese New Year. February 1 is also celebrated as the Lunar New Year in some Asian countries. Watch the video here.
Students in Mrs. McKenzie's Creative Writing classes and Advanced Creative Writing class attended a workshop with Ethan Bowen, a playwright, actor, director, and producer. He is a visiting artist in conjunction with the Vermont Young Playwrights Festival and has been holding these workshops on campus for ten years.
Mr. Mitchell points out the details to his students on a welded project. After welding several different pieces together, the students were then asked to create a blueprint of their design that could be used for creating copies.
Chef Andre and the students at The Hilltopper are learning about how various surfaces conduct heat for cooking. Students were using frying pans, grills, hot oil, and the oven to cook a variety of foods.
Photos from Saturday's gymnastics home meet against Essex and Burr and Burton can be viewed here.
Photos from the wrestling match versus Essex can be viewed here.