SJA News - January 25, 2023


SkillsUSA Recognition

St. Johnsbury Academy senior Aidan Kimball has become the first Vermont student to receive the SkillsUSA Region One Statesman pin. Aidan currently serves as the Vermont SkillsUSA president. To earn this award, Aidan had to pass a written exam, complete four training sessions, which concluded with a PowerPoint presentation, recite the SkillsUSA Pledge and Creed, and describe his personal Skills journey. This is the second year Aidan has been a state officer representing St. Johnsbury Academy.

Adult Education Offerings

Looking to get ahead at work? Always wondered what it would be like to drive a big rig? Or do you just love pasta? Our Adult Education program offers plenty of in-person and online class options to suit your needs. To learn more and to sign up for your next class, visit the Adult Education page on our website today.

Yearbook Sales and Senior Parent Ads

Senior ads are now on sale. Parents and families of seniors are asked to create their ads using this link: Senior Ads

Just a reminder that seniors will receive their yearbook as part of their Graduation Package which also includes their Prom tickets, and Commencement tickets. 

Underclassmen or parents wishing to buy a yearbook can use this link: Yearbooks

If you have any questions, please contact Mr. Legge at [email protected]

Daily Bulletin

Each day in Chapel, students hear about upcoming events and sports results in the announcements. These announcements are posted to our website daily and can be accessed through the Quicklinks tab on our home page or directly through this link.


Thursday, February 2

Make-Up Photo Day, 8:30 AM - 3:30 PM

New students and students who did not have their photos taken in the fall are asked to come to Fuller Hall for a yearbook photo. There is no charge.

Meet the Teachers, 6:30 - 8:45 PM

Please check your email for additional information.

Thursday, February 9

Winter Carnival

Wednesday, February 10

Winter Carnival


Students in Mr. Jones' science class designed an experiment to support their unit on the world's population.

Members of the Dungeons & Dragons/Magic: The Gathering Club were happy to start back up again after the break.

Students in Mr. Demsky and Mr. Eckhardt’s Freshmen Humanities classes traveled to the St. Johnsbury History and Heritage Center this week. They went as part of their current unit, “How we Preserve the Past.” Students spent time looking at the exhibits, analyzing the artifacts, and learning about the rich history of St. Johnsbury. They will put what they learned to good use when they design their own museum-style exhibit.

The finalists in the school's Poetry Out Loud contest, Max Groft '23, Greer Kennedy '24, and Marcus Burns '26, performed in Chapel this week. Watch the videos 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 more than ten years.

Photos from the JV Boys' Basketball game vs. MMU can be viewed here.

Photos from the Varsity Boys' Basketball game vs. MMU can be viewed here.

Photos from the JV Girls' Basketball game vs. CVU can be viewed here.

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