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Welcome Current Families!



The Academy understands the importance of keeping parents and guardians informed and involved with their child's academic progress, study habits, achievements and extracurricular activities. Various methods are utilized to communicate with parents and guardians, including:

The academic calendar is displayed below and on Facts Family Portal. It includes key dates and times that are important to cadet life on campus, such as closed (no leave) weekends, campus and community parades, holiday breaks and promotion and award ceremonies.

Reveille is our weekly, e-newsletter featuring timely reminders of upcoming academy events, updates, achievements and life on campus.

The Beacon magazine is published twice a year for, and about, the community of St. John's Northwestern Military Academy.

Family Portal is our portal which includes Cadet-specific information and forms from the academic office, faculty, the Resident Life office, and more. To log into the Family Portal, SJNMA's portal for parents, please click here: Family Portal Login.

SmugMug hosts SJNMA's photo gallery. To log into SJNMA's photo gallery, please click here: photo gallery.

Transcript Requests

Click here to request a transcript.

List of Important Events for Parents for the 2019/2020 School Year


October 4-6: Homecoming and Families Weekend

October 5: Fall Fest!

November 23-December 1: Thanksgiving Leave

December 21-January 5: Holiday Leave

March 14: Chicago St. Patrick's Day Parade

April 24-26: Spring Families Weekend

April 25: The Excalibur 

May 22-23: Commencement & Reunion Weekend

May 23: All Corps Dismissal (after Commencement Ceremony)

"All Hands" Academic Year Calendar

For a PDF of the All Hands Academic Year Calendar, please click here.

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