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App Jamming Summit

“Everyone in this country should learn how to program a computer… because it teaches you how to think.”- Steve Jobs In partnership with Coding Bee, First Code Academy organized the first ever App Jamming Summit in Indonesia on the 24th February 2018 in Summarecon Digital Center (SDC).  Saint John’s Junior High School Meruya made it […]

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Raising Kids in the Twenty-First Century

We are living hectic lives, things are not as simple as they used to be – if they ever were. Having kids is also challenging in its own modern way. More than just a blessing, being a parent is a trial, and a great responsibility, as we have the impact on their future, and they […]

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Edexcel and IGCSE in Saint John’s Catholic School

Formerly known as a national plus school, Saint John’s Catholic School (SJCS) currently holds the title of SPK (Satuan Pendidikan Kerjasama) after the enactment of the Regulation of Minister of Education & Culture No. 31/2014. One requirement for a school to hold the title of SPK is to establish a cooperation with international examination bodies. […]

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Fostering Nationalism and Cultural Awareness

Indonesia is a very large and diverse country. Home to more than 260 million people with diverse cultural backgrounds, this diversity should not be treated as an adversary, but rather as a very valuable asset. As Indonesians, we must be proud of this asset. It is important to foster a sense of nationalism and cultural […]

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Peter Pan, The Boy Who Would Not Grow Up

Would you like to be a child forever? Peter Pan is the boy who would not grow up. He prefers to stay young and playful. Peter Pan was brought alive on stage by students from Saint John’s School Meruya on Friday, 8th December 2017. A play based on the story written by J.M. Barrie in […]

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Maneka, Cherishing Indonesian’s Diversity

Saint John’s Youth Nation Cup (SYNC) 2017 highlighted the richness of Indonesian diversity under the tagline Maneka. Schools sent school’s representatives to join SYNC’s competitions. Students’ creativity showed out in the mural painting competition. The participants transferred the colourful Indonesia in their paintings. The Cultural Night was a blast with parents came along and enjoyed […]

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Great Teacher Inspires

There is a quote from William Arthur Ward, “The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires.” Inspiring students are the aim of most Saint John’s teachers. They are not only helping students to reach for the stars, but they also tried their best to show that there […]

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Communication is the Key to Success

When students enrolled in Saint John’s Catholic School, they aimed for successful future. Most students are dreaming for a great time with friends and teachers. Parents would like to see their daughters and sons developing themselves into a better person, an educated person who knows how to live independently as an adult. Yet, education is […]

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Welcoming the Academic Year 2017 – 2018

New Academic Year is here! Faculty members and students are ready to start the transfer of knowledge and a lot of fun activities to fulfill the Academic Year 2017 – 2018. Earlier on Tuesday, July 11, 2017, Faculty members of Saint John's BSD started their activities by attending a holy mass. Reverend Leonardus Harno, SX, […]

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Exploring Talents and Creativity through Pinocchio

Saint John’s School (SJS) Meruya explored its students’ talents and creativity through theatrical drama performance. Students from Pre-K and KG to Senior High School contributed their parts in the performance. Ms. Karen Tolosa – Landagan, teacher who lead the team in preparing Pinocchio, said: "It is not only high discipline and motivation needed, to produce […]

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