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St. John's Academy offers numerous opportunities for students to extend their learning and personal growth beyond the school day through various enrichment activities. Enrichment for the 2018-2019 school year will be available throughout the year- fall, winter and spring. Enrichment opportunities will be available by September 15. All fall enrichment activities will begin the first week in October unless otherwise noted.   Click on the attachments below to view and print the registration forms.

  • Below are just a sampling of the enrichment activities that are available during the 2018-19 school year. Do you have a question about our enrichment program? Contact assistant principal, Mrs. Sharon Gallagher at sgallagher@sja-hillsdale.org

  • Junior Chorus: An opportunity for students to expand their vocal skills, including proper breathing technique, sight-reading and harmonizing while preparing for two performances during the year.

  • 4th Grade Recorder Club: For 4th grade students who would like to continue their recorder instruction; learning more notes and more challenging songs.

  • Romance Language Lessons: Both French and Italian classes for beginners.  This program is designed to prepare students to communicate through speaking, reading, writing, and understanding the written and spoken language.
  • Engineering Club: Designed to promote critical and creative thinking for real world engineering problems, the engineering club exposes students to hands on activities which educate and promote interest in engineering and robotics.

  • TREP$:  The TREP$ program teaches kids in grades 4-8 how to start their own businesses in 6-8 weeks.  They learn the business skills and apply them at home as they build their business with the help of their families.


  • Keepsake Krafts: Open to Pre-K3 through grade 2.  Students create holiday themed crafts for parents to enjoy for years to come.

  • ​Scratch: Learn to code with Mrs. Graizzaro. Open to students in grades 3-6.