FROM THE PRINCIPAL

 

Next Monday is SPIRIT WEAR Day! Please abide by the code for Spirit Wear that are in the Students/Parent Handbook. Spirit Wear regulations are as follows

  • Designated spirit wear shirts, school activity shirts such as Broadway Bulldogs shirts, SJS Dodgeball Tournament shirts, 6th grade tie-dye shirts, Tip-off shirts, SJS team shirts or plain white or Bulldog blue shirts
  • Jeans, SJS sweatpants, plain black or blue sweatpants
  • During designated shorts season, jean shorts are permitted, so long as the length is appropriate for school-2″ above the knee
  • Running shorts, pajama pants, yoga pants, and leggings are not appropriate for school/spirit wear

 

HOUSEHOLDS OF FAITH

I want to thank those of you who were able to attend Monday evenings discussion regarding the current abuse issues in the church. Father Matt conducted an open forum that allowed all who wished to speak to be heard. For those of you who could not attend, I do want to assure you that your children’s safety and well-being is the most important priority at St. James.CLICK HERE TO READ MORE.

 

CURRICULUM CORNER

St. James’ students and staff are feeling a new excitement centered around science as the 2018-2019 school year is now well underway. Elevate Science is a comprehensive K–8 science program, including a blended print and digital curriculum. It incorporates real-world topics that are relevant to students’ lives, student-centered investigations, and problem-based learning that promotes application and student understanding.

The program add tremendous depth to the SJS curriculum! Teachers are very excited CLICK HERE TO READ MORE.

 

 

 

 

COMEDY NIGHT is next Friday!

Friday, September 28th – Comedy Night

Grab some friends and come on out for an easy night of fun & laughter!

We have a great line-up of comedians & BYOB…..

Contact Beth Cloud with questions – emb352@yahoo.com

Click HERE for the reservation form.

 

Are YOU part of the 163 families that have already donated?  

The 2018-2019 Annual Fund is here!

Our Goal = 100% participation

Progress update…….60%

THANK YOU to all families who have already contributed.

 

REMINDER – we have ELIMINATED dues & product-based fundraisers! FSA support of SJS has not changed. Your donation will support Angels in the Classroom, Cultural Arts, Tech purchases & upgrades, staff hospitality, gifts, and recognition, and more…

Donations can be made via FaithDirect!   Click here to donate!

Did you know?   Your company might EASILY match your donation!  In order to track donations, if your company is planning to match your Annual Fund donation please let us know by sending a quick email to sjsfsa@saintjamesschoolah.org . Please include your name, company name, and amount.

 

 

Get Involved!  We have many volunteer opportunities – large and small!   Committee descriptions and contact information are available.

Check us out HERE or go to SJS homepage, click ‘Parents’ and ‘Get Involved’.

 

 

GALLUP ME25 SURVEY – DON’T DELAY, FILL IT OUT TODAY!

St. James needs your opinion! St. James Parish is conducting Gallup’s Member Engagement (ME25) Survey. The results of the survey will be an important part of our efforts to renew our church and fulfill God’s purpose for us now and in the years to come. The survey should take no more than 10 minutes to complete: www.stjamesah.org/gallup

 

 

 

 

SVHS Feeder Basketball Team Tryouts Information

For GIRLS click here.

Girls, please register in advance by clicking HERE.

For BOYS click here.