St. James News
School district receives good audit report
The St. James School District has received a clean audit of last year’s finances. Joe Leathers, CPA, conducted the audit and reported his findings to the Board of Education on Thursday night.
“As of June 30, no qualifications were reported. It was a clean opinion of what was reported,” Leathers told the board.
School board hears phone system proposal
St. James Schools Network Administrator Josh Cahill and consultant Nick Krueger updated the St. James Board of Education about the condition of the district’s phone system during Thursday night’s monthly board meeting. The phone system is aging and could go out at anytime, leading to a recommendation being given on the estimated costs of updating every campus in the district.
The St. James Chamber of Commerce is seeking nominations for the 2014 Citizen of the Year and Lifetime Achievement awards. Nominees are considered and the winners will be announced during the January Chamber awards banquet.
EDGE group helps brighten holidays for area teens - PHOTO GALLERY
Reindeer were painted by local elementary school kids during their weekly Camp EDGE meeting at the United Methodist Church. "EDGE" stands for Expect and Discover God Everywhere, and the camp meets every Wednesday afternoon to give kids a chance to have fun and explore.
Children enjoy ‘Toy Ship’ Christmas program at LWJ Elementary School - PHOTO GALLERY
Santa and his elves visited the Lucy Wortham James Elementary School on December 7 for a holiday party in the gym. The annual Christmas program, organized by teacher Vickie Pedro, allowed students to participate in a variety of activities. This year’s theme was the “Toy Ship.”