Grade 8 Hosts International Day Showcase!

Congratulations to the Saint James School 8th Grade class on an outstanding job hosting International Day today! In addition to turning in a written report and giving an oral presentation to their classmates, parents, teachers, and younger peers, the students also created/displayed maps, a travel brochure, a travel website, and prepared local cuisine from their assigned country. Great job Sabers!!!

Holy Thursday

Our Kindergartners have been learning about the Holy Triduum at an age appropriate level.  Today, for Holy Thursday, students...

Congratulations SJS Basketball!

Yesterday we celebrated the end of season banquets for our JV and Varsity basketball teams.  The JV teams enjoyed a pizza party during school, while the Varsity teams and their parents enjoyed their celebration in the evening. 

Sabers Shine At State Science Fair

Congratulations to Saint James School 7th grade students Saanvi Sethi and Brendan Abbamonte on their exceptional performance at the Connecticut State Science Fair this past weekend! 

Congrats Spelling Bee Winners

A huge Congratulations to the winners this year’s Saint James School Spelling Bee...

Read Across America Character Day

Today our K - 5th grade classes enjoyed an optional character dress up day in honor of Read Across America. Our school librarian, Mrs. Tierney, will be hosting fun activities throughout the month of March including a reading contest for K-8 students that kicked off this week.

Acrobat Li Liu Performs for Students

Today our kindergarten through grade 8 students enjoyed a special enrichment program presented by Chinese acrobat Li Liu.  Born in Bejing, China, Ms. Liu has been all over the world performing as part of a traveling circus. 

Stripes for a Cause

Yesterday our students and staff dressed down in striped attire for $1.00+ donation to the National Organization for Rare Disorders (NORA).  Together we raised over $500 for this wonderful organization!

Grade 4 President Reports

Yesterday our 4th graders completed their research project on an assigned U.S. President, giving an oral presentation to their classmates along with a Google Slides slideshow.  Adding to the fun were the great costumes and "Secret Service detail" announcing each President's arrival

SJS Summer Camp 2024

We are excited to announce the return of our 6-week Summer Camp Program for students that will be part of *Saint James School’s Pre-K4 – 4th Grade* program this coming Fall.  Weekly themes, pricing, and more can be found in the brochure and registration form.

Observing Ash Wednesday

Today our K-8 students observed Ash Wednesday with a prayer service with Father Marcin and Deacon Ramon, with Pre-K3 through Grade 8 students having the opportunity to receive ashes.  Since today is also Valentine's Day, our students/staff also participated in a $1.00+ dress down day in support of The American Heart Association.

3rd Grade Science Fun

SJS 3rd graders have been learning about small animals and habitats as part of their science lessons. On Wednesday students dissected (sanitized) owl “pellets,” as part of their lessons on owls and what they eat. Third graders are also...

Pre-K Field Trip to Kindergarten

Today our Pre-K4 students visited the big school Kindergarten classrooms AND spent some time in the Innovation Lab with Mrs. Poth.  The innovation lab, where students explore coding, engineering, and other STEM-related topics) is one of the weekly specials students at SJS enjoy beginning in Kindergarten.

SJS Robotics Team Wins Big at Competition

Approximately 60 teams of middle school students from public, private, and parochial schools in the area competed yesterday at the annual VEXIQ Robotics Competition. Saint James School teams finished 2nd, 4th, and 9th in the finals, with...

Blue & Gold Pep Rally

We closed out Catholic Schools Week on Friday with a blue & gold spirit day and an afternoon pep rally with lots of spirited fun.  Thank you to the SJS Student Council for hosting this fun tradition! 

Collection for Little Sisters of the Poor

A huge Thank You to everyone who sent in donations earlier this week for our collection for Little Sisters of the Poor! We packed an entire van with much needed supplies for this wonderful organization.

Crazy Hair, Hat, & Sock Day

Today, for Catholic Schools Week, we are celebrating our students from head to toe with a crazy hair, hat, and sock day.  Lots of fun with this one!

Manchester Catholic Basketball Fun

Last night we enjoyed a wonderful community event as the Saint James boys & girls varsity basketball teams played sister school Saint Bridget at East Catholic High School.  Thank you to all the families that came out for one or both games - we had a packed cheering section!

Congratulations Penmanship Winners!

Congratulations to the winners of this year’s Saint James School Zaner-Bloser Handwriting Contest (for Kindergarten – 5th grade). The 1st place winners will now be submitted to the State level.

5th Grade Hands-On Learning

Our fifth graders have enjoyed some great projects over the last couple of months as they learned about Native American long houses, the circulatory system, and the Rain Forest.  Also, a few pictures from a classroom engineering challenge. Nice work Sabers!