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    /slideshows/homeCustom555x360/photo_1.JPG New Outdoor Banner Thanks to Creative Graphics (design) and the Carley family for allowing us to put up this banner at Ringwood and Johnsburg Rd.
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  • Why Catholic Education?

    Why Catholic Education?

    Values, Faith and Service 
    Catholic Schools...
    • Prepare students to encounter Jesus Christ and bring Catholic teachings into their lives and the lives of those around them.
    • Reinforce faith and values taught at home by continuing their practice every day in school and co-curricular activities.
    • Strive to foster student’s lifelong commitment of Christ-centered service to others.
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    We are always looking to improve our educational experience for our children.  We can't do this without support. Click Here to see different ways you can help.  View the Wish List to see small items that you can help with for the classrooms.

  • Welcome

    St. John the Baptist was the first Catholic School established in McHenry County.  The first church, made of logs in 1843 served a dual purpose as church and school.    

    We are proud to be celebrating our 171st year of serving the Johnsburg and surrounding community.  If you are new to the area, or are looking to send your child to a private school, let us show you why so many families enjoy the St. John School atmosphere and campus.

    Our Catholic school can provide your child(ren) the opportunity to grow with Christ at a time when they are most vulnerable to influence and temptation.  At St. John the Baptist, we believe there is nothing more important to your child's development than the word of God. Children of all faiths are welcome.

    We invite you to:
     * learn more about the history of the school, click here
     * learn about tuition and registration, click here
     
    * read a few testimonials of graduates of St. John's, click here

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