Spotlight on: 6th Grade History at SJAFebruary 19, 2014This year the 6th Grade History class paid particular attention to chapters
dealing with Orthodox lands and peoples. This included sections about Imperial
Russia; the highlights of ...
Posted Feb 20, 2014, 8:52 AM by Mary Najjarian
School Registration 2014 - 2015Greetings dear parents,The second semester has already begun and with that it is time to begin the registration process for the 2014-2015 school year. Annual Re-Registration of ...
Posted Feb 6, 2014, 8:46 AM by Mary Najjarian
Christmas Program 2013Dear Families,Our annual Christmas Program will be held on January 8, beginning at 6:30pm. Please join us for an evening of carols, poetry, music, and snacks.Wishing you ...
Posted Dec 27, 2013, 4:41 PM by Yulia Russiyanova
Summer 2013 Newsletter, On The SeashoreDear Parents, I hope that your summer have been
relaxing and rejuvenating for you and your child(ren). Attached to this
message please find the Summer 2013 SJA newsletter, On ...
Posted Aug 3, 2013, 12:46 PM by Yulia Russiyanova
Axios!St. John of San Francisco Orthodox Academy is proud to announce that a former Grammar School teacher, Mr. Edward Henderson, has been ordained a Deacon in the Orthodox Church of ...
Posted Aug 3, 2013, 12:08 PM by Yulia Russiyanova
Nativity of the Mother of God September is the first month not only according to the academic calendar but also according to the church calendar. September has a special meaning for our church life because the ...
Posted Sep 21, 2013, 7:39 AM by Yulia Russiyanova
Fasting and Great LentTHE TRIODION
The Crucifixion, fragment (Studenica Monastery, Serbia).Great Lent is the 40-day season of spiritual preparation that comes before the most important Feast of the Christian year, Holy ...
Posted Jul 5, 2013, 3:20 PM by Yulia Russiyanova
Wednesday of the First Week of Great LentOn
Wednesdays and Fridays (and on certain feast days)
throughout the entire period of Great Lent, the
Liturgy of the Presanctified Gifts is celebrated.
On the first week of Great ...
Posted Mar 20, 2013, 7:52 AM by Ryan Thompson
Tuesday of the first week of Great Lent“I
have humbled my soul with fasting”, says David
the Psalmist. The goal of every Christian is to prepare
his soul for eternity, for life with the Lord; because
Posted Mar 20, 2013, 7:49 AM by Ryan Thompson
Offering the highest quality K-12 education to the Orthodox Christian community
Accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC), the Saint John of San Francisco Orthodox Academy is an Eastern Orthodox Christian, coeducational, non-profit, college-preparatory, full-time day school founded in 1994 for grades K-12. Our academic calendar is uniquely scheduled around the calendar of feast days and services of the Orthodox Church. Located in the spiritual heart of the Bay Area Orthodox community, we attract students from various ethnic and linguistic backgrounds. Our classes are conducted in English.
St. John’s aims to participate with parents in the development of Orthodox children who are well informed in both liberal arts and modern sciences, and are equipped with the knowledge of Orthodox faith and ethics that will enable them to live as devout Orthodox Christians.
The Academy expects its pupils to be active in Church life; to develop their Christian consciousness; to practice prayer and follow Orthodox religious traditions; to maintain healthy and obedient relations with their parents, relatives, and teachers; to strive for excellence in intellectual pursuits; and to grow as useful members of society who practice true Christian love towards others and true Orthodox piety towards God.
Expected Schoolwide Learning Results
Know, understand and implement the basic beliefs and practices of the Orthodox Christian faith in one’s personal life.
Be prepared to live as a truly useful member of society who practices Christian citizenship towards others and true Orthodox piety towards God.
Be able to think critically and analytically.
Be able to express oneself in an effective and confident manner.
Acquire the motivation and ability to strive for intellectual excellence.
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