SALINA, Kan., Dec. 10, 2012 – Cadets from St. John’s Military School will return to their homes for the Christmas and New Year’s break beginning Dec. 19.
“This is a special time for our Cadets,” said St. John’s Military School President Andy England. “They have been working hard and nearly nonstop since August, and they all are really looking forward to reuniting with their families over the Christmas holidays.”
The Cadets from the sixth grade through high school will wrap up three days of final exams on Wednesday, Dec. 19 and then head to their hometowns.
They will return to Salina for the beginning of the third academic quarter on Jan. 8, 2013. “Their spirits are always higher heading home to their families than on the return trip,” England said.
Colorado has the largest contingent of boarding school Cadets at St. John’s with 28, followed by Texas and Kansas with 15 each, and California with 10. Currently 136 Cadets are enrolled at St. John’s, including five from China and six from Mexico, with students from Europe and South America.
St. John’s graduates are an accomplished group. Recent graduates are attending military colleges, including West Point, deployed with the U.S. Armed Services in Afghanistan, and fulfilling the dream of playing college football through a scholarship.
About St. John’s Military School
The caring people of St. John’s Military School inspire young men to prepare themselves for a better future by accomplishing more than they might think possible. Faculty and boarding school staff provide a safe, structured environment that encourages self-confidence and personal achievement. For the Cadets, learning to overcome obstacles becomes second nature while individual intellectual and physical successes give them higher expectations that come from a greater belief in their own abilities.
The result is that St. John’s Cadets perform at the highest level academically, physically, morally and spiritually. From the committed school administration and chaplain to dedicated teachers and military advisers, St. John’s cadre of leaders is devoted to the well-being of each and every student entrusted in their care and to nurturing his leadership potential.
Note to Editors:
St. John’s Cadets come from a number of California communities, including: Beverly Hills, Boulder Creek, Hacienda Heights, Los Angeles Martinez, Petaluma, Santa Monica, Saratoga and Walnut Creek. To arrange articles about California students please contact:
Andy England, President
St. John’s Military School