Summer Reading will return to the James Memorial Public Library next week, with a kick off party scheduled for June 2. Children’s Librarian and Director of the Summer Reading program Niki Moen has many exciting activities scheduled for the next two months, and hopes to build on last year’s success.
Memorial Day will be celebrated on Monday, May 30. Workers at the Missouri Veterans Home St. James will hold a program in honor of the veterans residing at the home, as well as those from the community who wish to join in the ceremony.
On Wednesday night, the John F. Hodge Class of 2016 met to celebrate the end of their high school careers with the senior awards night, held in the middle school gym. The evening included the announcement of this year’s valedictorian and salutatorian and the presentation of top honor awards and private scholarships.
The John F. Hodge class of 2016 celebrated the final day of their high school careers together during graduation, held on Sunday. Meeting in the middle school gym, the senior class received their diplomas in front of a gymnasium filled with family and friends.
On Tuesday, May 10, members of the St. James Middle School Honor Society held an induction ceremony for the 2015-2016 school year. Each of the sixth, seventh, and eighth grade inductees were honored and presented before a gym full of family and friends.