St. James News
School work nearing completion
Work at the middle and high schools is progressing quickly as the school years draws to a close. Lloyd Pooker, of Creative Construction Solutions, spoke to the St. James Board of Education last week to give an update on construction.
Laptops likely coming to SJMS
The St. James Board of Education is moving forward with bringing laptops to the middle school in the next few years. As the first year of deployment at the high school draws to a close, the district has learned a lot in how to properly add technology to other buildings.
Tree City USA designation presented
The St. James Forestry Board has been seeking a grant to document and plan for tree replacement project in town. As part of the grant application, St. James has received a Tree City USA designation. Tree City representative Mike Fleischhauer presented members of the board new signage for the city in front of the St. James City Council Monday night.
School seeking grant applications
The Youth Empowerment Project (YEP) at the John F. Hodge High School is once again offering community grants for projects in the area. YEP student board members will be reviewing grant applications and the deadline for applications is May 10.
An all school class reunion is being planned for the weekend of July 4-5. Alumni are hoping to hold events in the downtown plaza area, highlighting some of the improvements being made at the schools, library and football field.