March 15, 2022
Students Recieve Scholastic Art and Writing Awards

St. Johnsbury Academy students won 20 regional art awards in this year's 2022 Scholastic Art and Writing Awards for both Fine Art and Writing. A total of 13 students won awards for their work in Digital Design, Painting, Photography, Printmaking, Graphic Art, Mixed Media, Journalism, and Personal Essay and Memoir. They received two Gold Keys, nine Silver Keys, and nine Honorable Mentions. Entries winning regional Gold Keys will be judged at the national level of the competition in the coming weeks.

Gathering on the steps of Fuller Hall for the photo are (front row, l-r): Olivia George '22, Zoe Leach '22, Alan Kennison-Prue '23, Ryoma Kato '23. Back row: Ava Lavigne '22, Madison Wilson '22, Jose Sestito '22, Peyton Qualter '24, Uma Chirkova '24, and Emma Buhner '22.

Senior Wins Rotary Speech Contest

Three students participated in the Rotary Speech Contest via Zoom on Monday. Senior Payton Molleur was the winner. This year's topic was "How can your school partner with Rotary to change lives?" Also competing were senior Clara Andre (second) and sophomore Greer Kennedy (third). Payton advances to the district round on May 7th.
Musicians to Attend New England Music Festival

Sophomore Greer Kennedy, and seniors Emma Buhner and Henry Sipples will be attending the All-New England Music Festival this week in Burlington, Ct. Greer will play the Viola in the orchestra, Emma will play the flute in the band, and Henry will perform with the chorus.
The St. Johnsbury Academy Adult Education Program prepares students to meet their career goals and enrich their lives and offers training solutions for local businesses. We provide educational opportunities covering industry-specific skill training and credentialing, general employability skills, and personal enrichment. We prepare our students for current and future educational and workplace opportunities through hands-on learning, authentic workplace experiences, and classroom instruction.

To learn more about our upcoming classes, visit our website today.

A Lucky Day for SJA is scheduled for Wednesday, March 16. Join us for a fun day of giving with a chance to win some great prizes. Contributions, large or small, help expand educational opportunities and support programs and activities that make a difference to every student.

To learn more, or to make a gift, please visit our website.

Friday, March 18
No Classes. Faculty In-Service

Sunday, March 20
Virtual Meet the Coaches, 7:00 PM
Additional info will be emailed to spring athletes and their families.

Friday, March 25
SBAC Testing for all Vermont Ninth Graders, 8:30 AM

Thursday, March 31
Virtual Meet the Teacher Conference, 4:00 - 9:00 PM

Friday, April 1
Virtual Meet the Teacher Conference, 8:00 - Noon

SBAC Testing for all Vermont Ninth Graders, 8:30 AM

Thursday, April 14
Spring Fashion Show

DEADLINE EXTENDED Senior ads are on sale through Friday, March 18 to give parents a chance to complete them. Parents and families of seniors still hoping to submit ads are asked to submit them by Friday using this link: Senior Ads
Our school ID# is 702639.

Just a reminder that seniors will receive their yearbook as part of their Graduation Package that includes their yearbook, prom tickets, and Commencement tickets.
Students wishing to buy a yearbook can use this link: Yearbooks

If you have any questions, please contact Mr. Legge at [email protected]
Mr. Reed and his students were creating yellow brass pennies by melding the copper with zinc using acid and high heat in class this week.
The Common Grounds Cafe celebrated the first day without masks being worn by offering free snacks and gift card raffles on Monday.
Spring is almost here and the Farm and Gardening Club is getting ready by planting tomato and pepper seeds.
This Saturday, Sisu Lange battled driving snow and wind gusts to compete against New England’s best nordic skiers. Competing for Team Vermont at the Eastern Nordic Championships, Sisu finished in 10th place on the Vermont team of 24 athletes and 45th overall in the U16 division. Team Vermont finished in 2nd place overall, losing to New Hampshire by only 9 points. Sisu finished the 5k Skate in 17:31, the skate sprint in 3:02, and 9:56 in the 3k Classic race.
At the New Balance Nationals in New York on Friday, senior Evan Thornton-Sherman (l) ran to 20th place in the Championship race, lowering his Vermont State Record in the 2 mile by 15 seconds. Evan ran 9:09.13. Evan placed 46th out of 65 in the Championship 1 mile on Sunday with a time of 4:18.36 to complete his incredible indoor season. Also on Sunday, Andrew Thronton-Sherman placed 2nd in the Freshman 800 with a personal best time of 2:02.44.