SJNS sixth-graders stand out at science fair

The Southern Appalachian Science and Engineering Fair (SASEF) took place last spring at Thompson-Boling Arena in Knoxville. St. John Neumann School in Farragut was represented extremely well this year, and the students are directed by middle school science teacher Brett Shaffer. This year’s Junior Division Grand Champion (first place overall) …

SJNS seventh-graders achieve on ACT exam

St. John Neumann School in Farragut congratulated four seventh-graders for outstanding achievement on the ACT exam for the Duke Talent Identification Program (Duke TIP). Three students, Ella Myers, Isabella Ramos, and Alonso Vela, received state recognition for their scores. These students scored at or above the national average of recent …

History honors for St. John Neumann students

Two students at St. John Neumann School in Farragut who created a documentary on desegregation of Tennessee schools won first-place honors in a state competition and advanced to a national competition in Maryland. Kaylie Pomerantz and Laila Stempkowski created a documentary titled “Exploration of Tennessee’s Journey to Desegregate Schools and …

KISL basketball: A true underdog story

St. John Neumann School’s boys varsity basketball team claimed the 2012-13 Knoxville Independent School League tournament championship in the large school division, defeating Episcopal School of Knoxville in the championship game. The Mustangs, who finished second in the KISL regular season, were led by tournament most valuable player Joseph Fluker, …