The James Memorial Library will once again be holding a summer reading program for the youth of St. James. Every Tuesday and Thursday will provide kids the chance to take part in activities, win prizes, and learn the importance of reading.
A choir of 10 Ugandan children will be visiting the St. James First Church of God on Sunday, May 31. They will be performing traditional Ugandan songs and dances, while raising awareness on child sponsorship and what it means to those children in need. The program will begin at 6 p.m.
Becky Sawyer, representing the boys’ soccer program, spoke to the St. James Board of Education last week, asking them to reconsider the dissolution of the program. The board had recently terminated the program due to expected low turnout for next year.
Casey Petty announced her resignation from the St. James Board of Education during last Thursday night’s meeting. She had served for six years on the board. A committee will begin searching for a replacement to fill in until the next election.
Graduating seniors for the Class of 2015 celebrated their accomplishments on May 13 during the annual senior awards night. This class earned $1.3 million in scholarships and many seniors were recognized for their high school careers.