St. John the Evangelist School is a fully accredited, private, Catholic school offering students in four-year-old kindergarten through sixth grade a welcoming, respectful, and challenging faith-based academic environment. The school is governed and in a large part funded by St. John the Evangelist Parish.
St. John’s School has been in operation since 1949. The school is located near the main thoroughfare of Spring Green. The area consists of scenic hills, valleys, the Wisconsin River, and numerous tourist attractions.
Bus transportation is provided through the River Valley School District to students who live within the district.
St. John's Faculty
St. John’s motto – “We’re more than a school…We’re a family” can be felt as soon as you walk in the door and meet the people inside. That is why Mrs. Feigl absolutely loves coming to school each and every day to work with such an outstanding, caring staff and tremendous students. Before joining St. John’s, Mrs. Feigl taught third grade for 18 years in the Sauk Prairie School District. She received her bachelor’s degree from U.W. Platteville in elementary education and a Master’s Degree in Teacher Leadership from Silver Lake Catholic College.
Mrs. Feigl believes that children are gifts from God and she will help each child that enters St. John's grow spiritually, academically and emotionally. She is committed to upholding St. John’s Mission Statement. “St. John the Evangelist School aims to create an environment that promotes academic excellence where all students learn and live through instruction, liturgy, and service in the tradition of the Catholic faith.
Ms. Wade received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Elementary Education from the University of Minnesota, Morris. She has been teaching at St. John’s since 2009 and started the 4K program in 2010. Her previous experience is five years in first grade and two years in kindergarten. She feels very grateful to be teaching at St. John's as it has a warm and inviting feel to it.
She has a caring classroom where students learn, explore, grow and have fun. It brings her joy to see the children's independence and self-confidence develop through learning and play.
Mrs. Lundin is a native to Spring Green and has been a Kindergarten teacher at St. John's since 2015. She earned her Bachelors Degree in Elementary Education with a minor in Early Childhood Development at UW-Platteville. She feels truly blessed to be able to teach children not only to read but to build a relationship with God.
Mrs. Lundin's children attend St. John's and enjoy the small class sizes and additional attention. In her free time she enjoys reading and spending time with her family outdoors.
Mrs. Haas has been teaching at St. John's since 2010. She came to St. John's with six years of prior teaching experience. Mrs. Haas earned her Bachelor's Degree in Education from the University of Wisconsin Platteville.
Mrs. Haas believes in the values taught at St. John's School. She is able to witness the values of faith, family, and education through her four children as they attend St. John's School.
Mrs. Olson received her Bachelor's degree in Elementary Education from UW Platteville with a minor in Early Childhood. She was a preschool teacher for two years before she was hired at St. John's in 2014. One of the many blessings of being a second grade teacher is that Mrs. Olson has the opportunity to watch her students go through First Reconciliation and First Communion. "I am honored to be a part of my students' faith and to help them follow God's path as they grow with his love."
Mrs. Beauchesne is a graduate from the University of Wisconsin Whitewater where she earned her degree in elementary education. She student taught in third grade and taught four-year-old kindergarten for a few years in Ohio before taking time off to stay home with her children. Mrs. Beauchesne attended a Catholic school herself for nine years. Therefore, when her family moved to Spring Green they chose St. John's for their daughter's education. When the third grade position became available at St. John's, she took the opportunity to get back into teaching and loves being in a classroom again.
Miss Haas has been teaching fourth grade for the past six years at St. John’s School.
She grew up and currently lives in Sauk City, Wi. She attended the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh, where she received her degree in Early Childhood - Elementary Education in 2014.
She loves the small class sizes and the family environment at St. John’s. As a teacher it gives her a chance to really know her students’ strengths, weaknesses, and interests.
Mrs. Forseth is the fifth grade teacher at St. John’s. She grew up in the River Valley area which makes it great to be able to give back to the community by sharing her love for education.
Since graduating from UW-Platteville in 2013, she has taught middle school aged children in private and public schools.
Fifth grade provides students with several opportunities to ready themselves for middle school. They are given leadership roles, more responsibility, and opportunities to help their peers. With the help and guidance of parents and teachers, students will make a smooth transition into middle school.
To maintain a clear line of communication with students and families, there is a classroom blog. This blog contains daily homework information, helpful tips, resources, and current events.
Some of Mrs. Greenwood's earliest memories are of singing and dancing and putting on shows for the neighbor kids. She started taking piano lessons in third grade from Pansy Mae Smith, my music teacher at school. Little did she know she would be following in her footsteps. By high school, she was playing the organ at church and accompanying the choir. She attended college at North Central and University of Illinois. Her most rigorous training came with raising seven children. When they grew up, she realized her calling was making music with children. She counts it a privilege to work at St. John’s.
Mr. Mummery graduated from the University of Wisconsin Stevens Point in 2002 with a teaching degree in Computer Science. He has been teaching Computer Science at St. John's for the past seven years. He and his wife live near Stoughton, WI. Mr. Mummery believes that technology is a growing part of our life experiences; it would be amiss to not have today’s students immersed in it.
Ms. Runyon was born in Bloomington, Illinois. Tremont, Illinois, was her home until college. She attended Illinois State University (Go, Redbirds!) in Normal, Illinois, and graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Physical Education.
In 1978, she moved to Madison and got a job at St. Francis Xavier School in Cross Plains in January of 1979. She has been teaching there since then. She has also taught at St. Maria Goretti School in Madison and St. Michael’s in Dane. She became the Physical Education teacher at St. John’s the fall of 1989.