Lands End Uniform 40% Off Sale

April 15th - 18th, Lands End is offering 40% off uniform items…

Rosary Today

Thank you to 8th grade students Michael and Porter for hosting today’s school-wide Rosary (over the intercom). And, we love these cute writings/drawings of Mary from a few of Mrs. Gangloff’s Kindergarten students.

Hats off to Reading Contest Winners

Congratulations to all our Kindergarten through 6th grade students…

Dale Chihuly Inspired Art (5th Grade)

During their recent art classes, Saint James School 5th graders learned about American artist, Dale Chihuly, famous for his blown glass sculptures.  Students then made their own Chihuly-inspired works of art using paint sticks and paper towel rolls...

Pre-K3 Easter Fun

Our littlest Sabers (Pre-K3) are getting ready for Easter with crafts and an outdoor Easter Egg hunt (click to view picture).

Kindergarten Easter STREAM

For their STREAM class, Kindergarten students were tasked with building an Easter Egg transport device that would safely transport an egg down a ramp with a limited number of Legos.  Once students successfully accomplished that goal...

SJS Robotics Team Shines at Virtual Competition

On Saturday the Saint James Middle School Robotics team participated (virtually) in the Archdiocese of Hartford's VEX Robotics IQ Challenge, which consisted of teams from 10 area schools.  Out of the three challenges, SJS took home two 1st place prizes and one runner up!

Kindergarten "Self Portraits"

Kindergarten “self portraits” using up-cycled book pages. As part of this Lenten art lesson with Mrs. Rafferty, classes also discussed how recycled materials might be used by children whose families do not have extra money for art supplies (or art supplies are not as easy to acquire). Great work Sabers!

St. Patrick's Day

Pictures from St. Patrick's Day at Saint James School.

1st Graders Build Nests in Stream

First Grade STREAM class fun: Students discussed the story, "Horton Hatches the Egg," then made their own nests from the provided materials. The challenge was to keep the egg safe if an elephant (or in this case, a gallon of water disguised as an elephant) "sat" on it.

3rd Grade Art

SJS 3rd graders have been learning about Pop Art and famous Pop Artists, creating these brightly colored, 3D works of art that pay tribute to...

Hats Off To Reading Fun

As a reminder, our Hats Off To Reading Contest for grades K-6 is currently underway!  As part of promoting fun with reading, today our SJS Librarian brought Ms. Frizzle from pages of The Magic Schoolbus to the younger grade classrooms. 

Middle School Students Prepare for Robotics Competition

The Saint James Middle School Robotics Club has been meeting weekly to prepare for the upcoming virtual robotics competition being hosted by the Archdiocese of Hartford.  The competition...

Read Across America

Celebrating Read Across America today with special reading times and crafts!  Special thanks to school librarian Mrs. Tierney for the fun hats and for helping our teachers make this a special day for students.

5th Grade Famous Person Reports

Today our 5th graders handed in the final copy of their research report on a famous person along with conducting an oral presentation (in character) to their classmates...

4th Grade Presidents

Today our 4th graders completed their project on an assigned U.S. President, giving an oral presentation to their classmates along with a Google Slides presentation.  The students...

Ash Wednesday

Observing Ash Wednesday at SJS today with a virtual Prayer Service and distribution of ashes by Father Cavanaugh and Deacon Germain.

Valentine's Dress Down/100th Day of School

Lots of fun today celebrating Valentine’s Day AND the 100th Day of School.

Today's Rosary

Thank you to 8th grade students Troy and Alex for hosting this month's school-wide Rosary over the intercom.  Here are a few pictures from various classrooms.