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!

Snow Much Fun in Pre-K4

Today our Pre-K students continued their lessons on Arctic Animals and enjoyed some chilly-themed fun.  Special thanks to Mrs. Carpenter for the cute pictures!

Honoring Dr. King at SJS 

In his famous sermon preached in Detroit in 1954, Dr. King said, “The great problem facing modern man is that the means by which we live have outdistanced the spiritual ends for which we live,” words that still ring true today, 70 years later. Here at SJS, it remains our hope that through faith-based lessons and values-based discussions...

Ski & Snowboard Club Pics

The SJS Ski & Snowboard Club had a great first trip of the season on Friday night!! We have over 70 SJS students from grades 3 - 8 participating this year and around 20 parents that are assisting by hitting the slopes or hanging out in the lodge.

Merry Christmas

Today our Kindergarten students joined us at Mass for the first time (great job 5th graders as their buddies!!) and we had an extra special guest visit us today!  Merry Christmas!

2nd Grade Gingerbread Houses

Yesterday our 2nd graders participated in the much-loved, long-standing tradition of making gingerbread houses to bring home for Christmas. They also learned about the history of gingerbread and made a "blueprint" of their house before they started building. Great job Sabers!!

SJS Theatre Club Performance

Congratulations to the SJS Theatre Club on an exceptional performance of 𝑻𝒉𝒆 𝑩𝒆𝒔𝒕 𝑪𝒉𝒓𝒊𝒔𝒕𝒎𝒂𝒔 𝑷𝒂𝒈𝒆𝒂𝒏𝒕 𝑬𝒗𝒆𝒓 at Cheney Hall last night! Special thanks to parent volunteer Dwayne Harris of the Little Theatre of Manchester, Inc. for running this year's Theatre Club for us, working with a group of 41 students in grades 4 - 8. The group...

2023 Tree of Blessings

Thank you to everyone who participated in the 2023 Saint James School Tree of Blessings. This morning, immediately following our 3rd week of Advent prayer service, members of the 8th grade class led the ceremony to honor and pray for the individuals listed on each ornament.