Students dressed up for Twin Day as part of Spirit Week.

SJA News - October 18, 2023


October 18-21

Spirit Week. A complete schedule of the week's events can be viewed here.

Wednesday, October 25

Fall Concert, South Church, 7:00 PM

The concert will be streamed live at this link.

Thursday, October 26

Student Progress Conferences, 4:00 PM

If you would like to reserve a 10-minute block with your student's teacher, you can click here.

Wednesday, November 1

Senior photos due.

Email Mr. Legge with questions. Information for parent ads will be emailed next week.

Thursday, November 2

Open House for Prospective Students in Grades 8-11, 6:30 PM

To learn more and register, click here.

Athletics Calendar

We are now using Arbiter as our Athletics Calendar as part of an initiative by the VPA. For this reason, athletic events no longer appear on the school calendar on the website. They can be accessed through the Athletics Calendar on the website or you can bookmark this link for the most up-to-date Hilltopper game and practice times and final scores.

Around Campus

Congratulations to the Career and Technical Education Students of the Quarter. Front Row: Laura Ponoran (Sales & Marketing 2), Tyler Gagnon (Cul. Arts – Int’l Flavors), Lily Call (Intro. to Human Services), Carter Bunnell (Heating & Plumbing), Derek Stratton (Intro. to Electricity), Emily Greer (Cul. Arts – Farm to Table), Georgia Lemieux (Intro. to Auto). Second Row: Una McKinnon (Career Exploration); Ainsley Watkins (Career Exploration), Evan Somers (Intro. to Heating & Plumbing), Liam Carberry (Entrepreneurship), Ben Sawyer (Construction Tech), Raymond Roy II (Intro. to Welding). Back Row: Charles Cummins (Intro. to Auto), Franco Martinez Urquiza (Intro. to Woodworking), Samara Rutledge (Human & Professional Services), Lily Hinman (Sales & Marketing 1), Alex Ibey (Intro. to Business), Cassidy Kittredge (Intro. to Baking), Haven Hill Barnes (Intro. to Culinary Arts), Casey Prue (Advanced Electricity), Kaden Balch (Auto. Tech), Geno Davis (Intro. to Construction Tech). Missing from photo: Tyler Demas (Worked-Based Learning) and Lydia Bangs (Woodworking).

Oscar Nominated Producer, Paul Webster, visited with Mr. Shea's Film 1 Class last Thursday, where he shared his experience in the industry and offered tips on how to pursue a career as a filmmaker.

With Mr. Hansen’s guidance, students in Dr. Sayarath’s Biotechnology class utilized new PCR (Polymerase Chain Reaction) and gel electrophoresis technology to analyze DNA samples for the presence of a specific antibiotic-resistant gene.


Spirit Week is upon us and the Class of 2027 took over the sidewalk in front of Colby Hall to draw special messages and pictures. A complete schedule of the week's events can be viewed here.

The Volleyball teams took time off from practice to recognize that October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month with a special photo.

Photos from last week's Cross Country meet can be viewed here.

Photos from last week's JV-B Boys' Soccer game can be viewed here.

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