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Orientation 2021

Our first day back is August 10 for Orientation Day.  The details for that, as well as some other summer items are below so that you can plan accordingly.  


AHEAD of coming to Orientation day, please click on the link below: 


All of the required forms (6 in total) you will need to bring with you are located there.  Please print copies, read through, and complete each form and bring it with you to give to your student’s teachers on orientation day.

Our App is working on both Apple and Android platforms (search: “St. John XXIII Catholic School” in the Apple App store or Google Play Store), and look for the St. Bernadette/St. John XXIII circular logo.  All of the necessary information and forms are located there as well under “Back 2 School Forms”!  You can even print the forms directly from your phone!


 Grades K-8
 In order to allow more quality classroom time with your child’s teacher and to avoid any parking issues, we are asking families to please come to campus anytime during the time periods listed below based on your child’s last name.

A-D     8:00 AM- 9:00 AM
 E-K     10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
 L-P     12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
 R-Z     2:00 PM – 3:00 PM

Grades K-4
Parents and students should report to the student’s first period class (posted in the courtyard) during the time indicated above, according to the student’s last name.  The following will be covered at their orientation:  

  • Meet their teacher(s)
  • Drop off their supplies
  • Turn in their signed forms

Grades 5, 6, 7 and 8
A parent needs to attend with their child to complete the iPad agreement.  Students and parents should report to the student’s first period class (posted in the courtyard) during the time indicated above, according to the student’s last name.  The following will be covered at their orientation:  

  • Meet their 1st period teacher
  • Drop off their supplies
  • Turn in their signed forms including their iPad agreement – this contract MUST be signed to receive the student iPad as it authorizes the school to deduct the fee from FACTS
  • Receive their iPad, case, charging block, and charging cord

If you will be unable to attend the iPad session on orientation day, please contact the main office ahead of time (480) 905-0939


Pre-School Orientation

Pre-School will have a separate orientation time.  Details will be emailed directly to parents.

Summer Suggested Work and School Supplies List

Go to http://saintjohnxxiii.org/summer-suggested-work-and-supply-list/ where you can find of the summer suggested work as well as the school supplies list for each grade.


Spirit Shop Hours

The Spirit Shop will be open this summer with special dates that will be emailed to parents directly for in-person visits.

You can also place uniform orders online through our store for polos, PE uniforms and spirit wear or through Tommy Hilfiger and Dennis for plaid items at the link below.

We have every size skirt in the main office for anyone that wants to try them on ahead of purchase. 

St. John XXIII Polos and Spiritwear:  http://saintjohnxxiii.org/all-products/

Tommy Hilfiger:  https://www.globalschoolwear.com/

Dennis: https://www.dennisuniform.com/




Before Leaving Home: All students should adhere to the daily health screening protocol for COVID-19 symptoms prior to leaving for school, which include the following:

  • Not feeling ill 
  • Not having a temperature of 100.4 degrees or higher, and/or
  • Not being exposed to someone who has the COVID-19 virus

Students with any of the above symptoms should stay home and contact the school nurse.

Face Coverings/Masks: Masks will be optional while on campus. Students that wish to wear masks will be allowed to do so throughout the campus and throughout the day. 

PPE and Hygiene: PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) will continue to be available to students and staff who request them. Hand sanitizer stations will continue to be available in all classes along with hand washing stations.

Air Quality: We have replaced all of our air conditioning filters throughout the summer and will continue to do so on a regular basis to maintain air quality and purification in each indoor area.

Quarantine: We will continue to follow CDC quarantine guidelines when students and/or faculty/staff are exposed to COVID-19 as is outlined in the link below:


Sanitization and Cleaning:  We will continue disinfecting high-touch surfaces throughout the day and supporting teachers and staff with the sanitization supplies needed.

As this pandemic remains a developing situation, we will work with individual families and their medical providers regarding specific health requirements for students who may be immuno-compromised.