Mother/Daughter Tea

A huge Thank You to Mrs. O'Hara for hosting a wonderful Mother/Daughter Tea this past Saturday (and to Mrs. Fitzgerald and Mrs. Harris for their assistance)!  Here are a few pictures from the event:

SJS Spelling Bee Winners

Congratulations to our 4th, 5th, and 6th grade Spelling Bee winners who represented SJS last night at the regional competition at St. Joseph's Church in Willimantic.  We are very excited to announce that...

Roaring Twenties Gala

What a fun evening celebrating 100 Years of Saint James School this past weekend!  Thank you to everyone who came out to celebrate with us - as well as those that participated in our auctions and class basket raffle.  All money raised will directly benefit Saint James School!

Gr. 8 International Day

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.

Pre-K Plants Flowers for Earth Day

Our Pre-K students had a great week celebrating our planet and learning how to take care of it.  Today our Pre-K3 and Pre-K4 students planted seeds that they can watch grow!  Great job Sabers!

Brian Bags Service Project

Yesterday afternoon, several of our 8th grade students stayed after school to work on assembling “Brian Bags” -  special care kits designed with members of the local homeless community in mind.  A special mission of Mrs. Donna Finneran (who has been to our school on numerous occasions to speak with our students)...

Passport to Holy Week

Thank you to Saint James School's Catholic Identity Committee for creating these "Passport to Holy Week" booklets for students to enjoy in this week leading up to Easter.  As students "traveled" through the milestones of Holy week in preparation for Easter...

Today's Rosary

Thank you to our wonderful 8th grade representatives for hosting Rosary this morning.

Congratulations Spelling Bee Winners!

A huge Congratulations to the winners and runners up in this year's Saint James School Spelling Bee!

Congratulations SJS STATE Handwriting Winners!

For the 3rd year in a row, Saint James School is thrilled to announce that two of our students have been designated as State of Connecticut handwriting champions in the Zaner-Bloser National Handwriting Contest!

Basketball Banquets

Yesterday afternoon we celebrated our 3 JV Basketball teams with an end of season pizza party and awards ceremony. Last night, we had a wonderful banquet for our 2 varsity basketball teams during which players and their families came together to celebrate the end of another great season!

Rock Your Socks Day A Success!

Thank you to all our Pre-K through Grade 8 students and staff who participated in our $1.00 "Rock Your Socks" Day for World Down Syndrome Day today - together we raised almost $400 for the Down Syndrome Association of Connecticut!! 

Happy St. Patrick's Day!

Happy St. Patrick's Day! Today we had our very own SJS leprechaun popping up in various classrooms, and our Pre-K through 3rd grade students had fun learning about dental hygiene from the wonderful Dr. Norige of South Windsor Smiles.

Amazing Hero Art Assembly

This morning Saint James School K-8 students enjoyed an inspiring assembly with Artist-Extraordinaire, Rob Surette.  Rob is a Top-Tier Master Fine Artist for Disney and other internationally-known organizations such as Marvel, DreamWorks, and DC Comics.  In addition to showcasing his amazing artistic talent, Mr. Surette shared his beautiful and inspiring messages of positivity, perseverance, and using your God-given talents to make a difference.

SJS Summer Camp Program

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. 

Boys 4th & 5th Basketball

Our 4th & 5th Grade Boys Intramural Basketball program wrapped up this past weekend with playoffs and a pizza party for players and their families. Congratulations to the SJS Blue team for taking 1st place this season, followed by SJS Red, SJS White, and the St. Bridget School team.

5th Grade Famous Person Reports

Last week SJS 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.  After each presentation, audience members were able to pose questions.  Awesome job Sabers!!

Celebrating Read Across America

Today we celebrated Read Across America with special reading activities and a story-book character dress-up day for student in grades K-4.

Grade 4 Presidents Reports

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.  Adding to the fun was the "Secret Service detail" announcing each President's arrival in the morning and escorting the 4th graders around throughout the school day.

Ash Wednesday

This morning SJS K-8 students observed Ash Wednesday with a special prayer service in the school gymnasium. Special thanks to Father Jaime and our wonderful 6th grade readers for leading us in prayer.