SJMS Old Boy steps up for Wounded Warriors

Two Elderly People Posing for Picture at Military School

There are many great stories of success and paying it forward from St. John’s Military School, however, Al Ransom and his wife Cathie have gone above and beyond what most people even consider when paying it forward. Al Ransom attended St. John’s Military School from 1951 – 1956. He was the Battalion Commander of the Class of ’56. We encourage … Read More

Going Above & Beyond…What Hero’s Are Made Of

Boys Military School Staff

That is how Chief Larry Mulliken of the Salina Fire Department, started his presentation amongst the 127th Corps of Cadets as he presented SFC Geronimo Rivera with he Salina Fire Chief Community Service Award. Mulliken explained to the cadets that hero’s don’t necessarily fight fires, or go into battle, they are people who rise to the occasion, who demonstrate greatness … Read More

AMS & BMS CHALLENGE RESULTS

Boys Military School Cadets Holding Wooden Log

SJMS Family 2/13/2015 This evening we conducted an AMS/BMS Challenge. This is not an easy task. BMS generally lasts about 2 -3 hours and AMS generally lasts 4 or more hours. The challenge consists of PT, PT and a lot more PT! We had a great turn out and a lot of cadets have been working out trying to make … Read More

JROTC Completes Annual Air Rifle Qualification Program

Boys Military School Cadet at Riffle Practice

Once a year the St John’s Military School JROTC Department conducts an air rifle qualification program for all JROTC Cadets. This year’s program ran from 12 Jan – 4 Feb 15. By waiting until third quarter to conduct qualifications, this gives more cadets a chance to earn one of the coveted marksmanship badges. Eighty cadets had an opportunity to qualify … Read More

Educating in a Boy Friendly Classroom

Military School Cadet Working with Teacher

Countless publications and research studies point out that girls are outpacing boys in classrooms across the United States. For decades, researchers have warned that evolving educational practices were not addressing the key differences in how boys learn. As boys continue to decline in academic achievement and college attendance, many private institutions, and recently some public schools, have begun addressing the … Read More

Two Sides to Every Story

Military School Cadet Posing for a Picture with Parents

St. John’s Works! It is often difficult for people to understand the need to send a child to a boarding school. Mr. and Mrs. Brian Swain have agreed to share their story. The answers given to the questions raised may tug at your heart strings. One thing is for sure…the decision to send their son, Brandon, to St. John’s has … Read More

2014 Rifle Team Season Underway

Next Monday will be the start of this year’s Rifle Team Season. We will start off with about a week and a half of practice before our first match on the 12th of November. The week after that I will be gone to Ft Knox Kentucky to learn how to be a JROTC Instructor all over again. If no one … Read More

Fe for a Cure

St. John's Military School Supporting Breast Cancer Awareness

Fe for a Cure was a point to point 5K Race/Walk down Santa Fe Avenue through historic downtown Salina to benefit breast cancer patients at Tammy Walker Cancer Center. The race started here at SJMS. It was a glorious day to run/walk, and a lot of intention was put around the survivors, and honoring those who have died from the … Read More

Win at the Whistle

Boys Military School Cadets Playing Soccer

Hello, Today our soccer team traveled to play Topeka Heritage. We had an easy lead in the first half by three goals. Our boys relaxed and stopped running before the game was over. Heritage came back and tied the game to three. It took Blasé Whitting a few great saves to keep us in the game. With about ten minutes … Read More

Making a Difference

Boys Military School Cadet Close Up

St. John’s Military School Cadets took an opportunity of helping the community, rather than sleeping in Saturday morning. The Salina Journal made mention of this in their recent article “Planting for the Future”. The link below will take you to the direct story. Way to go Cadets! being a light in your community, mission accomplished! http://www.salina.com/news/FallCleanUp#