Schools out for summer! You know what that means? It is time for summer camp! This summer is the second year Mrs. Gurrola and Ms. Mallek have been running their summer camp at St. John Fisher. The camp welcomes students both from the school and outside
In May, the second grade class visited The Marine Mammal Care Center in San Pedro. Here students learned how staff and volun-teers care for sick and injured animals. Students learned what the most common injuries animals suffer and how the public can help
The TK class celebrated flag day on June 14th by dressing their bicycles and scooters with patriotic decorations. The TK class where very excited to participate in a parade in front of the entire school during morning assembly. During snack and lunch time
Recently, our 3rd grade class visited the 5th Grade Inventor’s Muse-um. Each fifth-grade student researched an inventor and presented their findings to the student body. Students created information boards and had the
On Tuesday, May 17th fourth grade visited the Irvine Railroad Park in Irvine, California. Students were transported back to the early 1800’s to experience the California Gold rush era and learned how difficult life was back then. They washed clothes in a tub with a wash
Dear St. John Fisher students and families, It has been a great honor and blessing to have taught your children for the past 14 years. I knew from the moment I had found a second family, and that SJF was a very special place. I have worn many hats over
Mother’s Day is a busy time here at St. John Fisher School. From Transitional Kindergarten to 8th grade, each students prepared a special gift to their mother. Here are just a few examples on how mom was honored by our students.
In a class of twenty-three, seventeen students applied to Bishop Montgomery High School, three students applied to Loyola High School of Los Angeles, and one student applied to Rolling Hills Preparatory Academy. We are proud to report that every
St. John Fisher School has a lab dedicated to computers and technology. All classes TK through 8th grade have computer class twice a week. Young students in TK and Kindergarten learn how to use a desktop computer and mouse.
In November, Fifth grade enjoyed a week full of fun football related activities in preparation to their visit at SoFi Stadium. The Fifth grade classroom was completely transformed into a football stadium, complete with fans, a turf field, and games. The idea behind
The benefits of having physical activity for memory retention and focus are of great importance for children at school, especially during stressful periods. The same can be said for the positive interactions of social-emotional learning
Fourth grade has been busy researching the 21 missions of California. Students selected a mission to visit and research. Students then wrote a paper on their chosen mission. 4th grade then had a mission building day where each group brought supplies and as a team built
The Ara Coeli Mass has become a St. John Fisher School tradition put on every Christmas Eve during the 6 pm Mass by the second grade class. This Mass is named for an ancient church and shrine of the Blessed Virgin
The feast day of St. Nicholas is celebrated on December 6th and our TK-2nd grade students got a very special surprise. Traditionally on the eve of the feast day children leave shoes out in hopes that they will find treats
“Mixed Company – Visitors to the Creche” Curator: Ellen Mintz Once again, the students at St. John Fisher School were invited on a walking field trip to the Mary and Joseph Retreat Center for the 15th Annual Nativity Exhibit. Each class of students visited the exhibits
2021 Adopt A Family Holidays should be a joyful time, but for impoverished families it is a time of even greater financial challenge and worry. With this in mind, join the School in conjunction with the Religious Education office in
1st Grade was in full swing of the Season of Being Thankful! Students learned about Pilgrims and the Wampanoag tribe and the similarities and differences between the two groups. They also wrote about what
Second grade went on a field trip to a local pumpkin patch. They had fun playing together, looking at pumpkins, and animals. They even got to pick a pumpkin to take home. The class also worked on a pumpkin
St. John Fisher School Gives Back to Those in Need
The St. John Fisher students have started the school year in a generous spirit of service to others. The eighth grade spear-headed a “Tools for School” drive. Students in grades TK-8 were invited to donate extra school supplies
Come join us for this 8 week program, where SJF students will learn the basics of Irish Dance in a fun and energetic environment while dancing to traditional Irish Music! Registration is open and classes begin September 21st, and will be held every Tuesday after
Principal Anne-Marie Hudani proudly welcomed families back to campus on August 23rd, marking the start of a new school year here at St. John Fisher Parish School. Student Council members greeted families with welcome banners and warm smiles. Parents enjoyed
St. John Fisher is now offering Cross Country training for students in 4th grade and up. The team, coached by SJF parent Michael Diehl, is Co-Ed, and currently has over forty members! With the help of parent volunteers, practice
This month Kindergarten has been learning about Butterflies. We have studied their life cycle, parts of a butterfly, how to distinguish them from moths and so much more. We have really enjoyed watching videos and
All the grades at SJF have returned to campus ready to serve and to be the light for others. Our eighth graders hosted the first school Mass of 2021 on March 30th, celebrated by Msgr. Sork. The Mass reflected our Catholic Schools Week’s theme of “Be the Light.” We
The past year has been a challenge for all of us. It is a joy walking along the hallways and hearing laughter coming from the classrooms. Students are overjoyed to have the opportunity to see and play with their classmates and interact with their teachers! St. John
Oakley Rose is St. John Fisher School’s new auction puppy. Oakley is a pure bred, American Kennel Club Registered Yellow Labrador Retriever. She was born on October 31, 20019 and arrived at SJF on January 6th.
As part of the Sixth Grade Social Studies Curriculum, students are studying the Ancient Israelites. During the past few weeks, students have analyzed the environment, the history of the Israelites, and their interactions with neighboring societies.
St. John Fisher School is fortunate to have a dedicated computer lab housing Apple iMac desktop computers. All classes from TK to 8th grade have computer class twice a week. Young students in TK and Kindergarten learn how to use a desktop computer and mouse,
Catholic Schools Week is a national event held annually to celebrate the benefits of a Catholic education. This week, St. John Fisher School joined Catholic schools all over the country to express their love for God, their country, and their families.
Our sixth and seventh grade students have been working hard on their Science Fair projects since October under the guidance of their science teacher, Mrs. Gurrola and Jeanine Hoffman, school parent and engineer by
Last week the 5th grade classroom was transferred into an Italian pizzeria! Students arrived at school on Wednesday to find checkered tablecloths, red and white decor, Italian flags and balloons adorning their entire
In response to the devastation caused by Hurricane Dorian, St. John Fisher School is raising money to support relief and rebuilding efforts in Treasure Cay, Abacos Islands. A friend of one of our faculty members has personally been
The students in third grade have really enjoyed doing hands-on science activities at St. John Fisher. They are learning that when scientists work together, they share information effectively and grow each other’s ideas.
It’s BINGO – with handbags! We will play 10 rounds – each for a different designer handbag. The ticket you have purchased will get you 10 bingo cards (one for each round) and a seat at a table. There are also additional raffles for
SJF school hosted the 3rd Annual Mother-Son Luau on October 12 with almost 100 guests attending the event. Our school spirit was evident, with both mothers and sons dancing. Thank you to all those who supported the
The phrase “Fun in 4th Grade” certainly holds true at St. John Fisher School. Students always seem eager to get to class. ready for the school day to begin. They approach each day with the positive thinking of a growth mindset:
International Students from China and Korea! Students and teachers welcomed International students from China and Korea for a two to three week stay during the months of January and February. Students participated in
This year, the school continued its long established partnership with the Los Angeles Archdiocese’s Adopt-A-Family program by collecting boxed cereal. Each year, hundreds of volunteers deliver food, toys, and clothing to
The past week, the Transitional Kindergarten (TK) class at St. John Fisher School participated in many activities to learn more about Halloween. The children enjoyed playing with the bat puppets and Halloween masks
SJF students, from Tk – Grade 8, ran their hearts out at our annual Jog-a-thon fundraiser on Friday, October 27. After the Jog-a-thon, families enjoyed an afternoon of games, treats, and physical challenges at our
During the week of October 9th – 13th, the St. John Fisher School 6th grade class attended Science Camp at the Pali Institute in Running Springs, CA. During their 5-day stay, the students took classes in
St. John Fisher School’s eighth grade is currently studying the Holocaust and reading the novel Night, by Elie Wiesel. Students began this unit with a trip to the Museum of Tolerance in West Los Angeles, where they