Tomorrow Morning: Last Day Hooray! Coffee

The HSA is hosting a “Last Day Hooray” coffee hour for parents on the last day of school.  Please join us outside the breezeway at morning drop-off on June 22 for some coffee and socializing as we wrap up another great school year.  Whether you can stay for just a few minutes or an hour, we’d love to see you!

If you have not already done so, please take a few moments to review the attached letter from the Home & School Association:  HSA Thank You Letter

Uniform Closet Reminder

If your child has outgrown their SJS uniform items, please remember to donate them to our school’s Uniform Closet.  Uniform items in good condition may be brought to the main office now or throughout the summer.

Also, as a reminder, parents wishing to look through items in the uniform closet must call or stop by the main office first.  Over the summer, please call in advance to make sure someone is around to let you in before stopping by.

School Supplies with School Tool Box

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This summer you again have the option to order your child’s school supplies online and have them delivered directly to your home!  In addition, Saint James School receives a percentage of every sale – convenience for you and a great way to support SJS!  Plus, if you already have supplies left over from prior years, you can choose not to include those in your purchase. Visit the School Toolbox Website (click to access) and type in St. James School Manchester, CT in the search box.  Please remember to order supplies well in advance to ensure they arrive before the first day of school.

Uniform Sales

Looking to get a jump on purchasing uniform items for next year?  Dennis uniforms is currently offering 15% off your purchase + FREE SHIPPING on orders over $25 (in stores and online June 19th – 26th, 2018).  Lands’ End is also offering discounts on uniform items with Promotion Code: PEACH, Pin: 3762.  Both companies will be offering sales throughout the summer as well.  If you have not already done so, be sure to sign up for e-mails from these two companies to stay on top of their sales promotions.

IOWA Results Sent Home Yesterday

Students in grades 3 – 7 were given their IOWA Standardized Testing Results to bring home yesterday (with the exception of Mrs. Wolpert’s class, which will come home today).  If your child did not give you the envelope, please ask them for it.  An explanation of each of the result pages is also included in what was sent home to help you understand the information.  If you have any questions on the IOWA results, please contact your child’s teacher.

As a whole, our school had another stellar performance on this year’s standardized tests!  While standardized testing is not something that we spend a lot of focus on, it does indicate that SJS students are learning and retaining information at a much higher level than in other schools.  School-wide performance across the grades will be compiled over the summer and presented at the State of the School meeting next fall.  Congratulations to our students and teachers on another exceptional year of academics and learning at Saint James School!

Report cards with final grades for the year will be sent home with students tomorrow (Friday).

1st Grade Bubbles

Today our 1st graders learned about the science of bubbles, then got to enjoy blowing bubbles outside on this beautiful afternoon.

Pre-Kindergarten Graduation

Congratulations to all of our SJS Pre-Kindergarten students on their graduation earlier this week! We can’t wait to see you back in the Fall for Kindergarten! (special thanks to Mrs. Fiereck for the cute pictures!!)


Field Day 2018