Varsity Basketball Update

 

Last night, the SJS boys’ varsity gold team won their 5th consecutive game by defeating crosstown rival, St. Bridget by a score of 32-13. With that win, the boys improved their record to 12-3.  The varsity girls also defeated St. Bridget last evening, keeping their perfect record intact.

Our Varsity Teams are back in action tonight in the Martin Luther King Tournament hosted by St. Paul of Kensington.  Games will be held throughout the weekend at St. Paul’s of Kensington, 461 Alling st, Berlin, CT.

Good Luck SABERS!!

 

8th Grade Buoyancy Project

During STREAM class, 8th graders learned about buoyancy and constructed boats using…

Ski/Snowboard Club Starts Tomorrow

As a reminder, the Saint James Ski/Snowboard Club starts this Friday (1/18).  Students participating (who don’t have a parent coming) may bring their ski equipment to school in the morning and put it inside the gym entrance.

Ski Club volunteers will begin loading the equipment from the gym stairwell onto the bus tomorrow around 1:45pm.

Knights of Columbus Essay Contest

Congratulations to the winners of the Knights of Columbus “Faith in Action” Essay Contest:  Abigail Ray, Kaitlyn Nyberg, and Abigail Harmon.

 

Fun Friday at Aftercare

Are your students looking for additional fun, after-school activities with friends?  Why not have them attend the Friday afternoon activities at our school’s Aftercare program?

Each Friday is a different themed activity that students of all ages can enjoy!  (Families must be registered with the Aftercare program before their student(s) can participate.)

This Friday, 1/11 will be BINGO with prizes for all!

Any questions, please reach out to Ms. Jean at jburdick@saintjamesschool.net.  The hourly Aftercare charge is just $10 an hour (for one child) if your family is not already on the “full-time” plan.

Here are a few pictures from this past Friday, which had the theme of Crafts!

 

 

 

Ship Day in 5th Grade

To immerse their students in an important aspect of early American History, today the 5th Grade teachers transformed one of their classrooms into an immigrant ship for a day. This unique learning experience was designed to help students appreciate the hardships that our forefathers experienced…

Congrats Free Throw Winners

A huge congratulations to the following students from SJS who won their respective division in the Knights of Columbus Free Throw contest over the weekend:

Girls:
9-year-old: Angielee Hernando
12-year-old: Isabella Jablonecki
14-year-old: Alexis Jablonecki (SJS ’18)

Boys:
10-year-old:   William Piotrowski
13-year-old:  Mason Breton

Great job Sabers!

SJS Basketball Update

Congratulations to the SJS Varsity Girls for continuing their winning streak, beating Corpus Christi this past Friday 20-16 in Wethersfield.  The girls will play St. Bridget AT St. Bridget (in Manchester) at 6:30pm on Thursday (1/17), followed by the Varsity Gold Boys at 7:30pm (at St. Bridget, Manchester).  Varsity Blue boys will be at St. Tims in West Hartford that same evening.

On Friday (1/18), Varsity teams will begin the MLK tournament which will be held throughout the weekend at St. Paul’s of Kensington, 461 Alling st, Berlin, CT.

Good Luck SABERS!!

Mad Science

Please note that the Mad Science after-school program being offered for students in grades 1 – 5 is now full; no new students will be added to the wait list.  We are adding two additional sessions (for a total of 3) to accommodate those that have already been put on a wait list.  Additional information regarding Mad Science and the additional classes will be communicated soon.