A Kiwanis Club trivia night was held on February 14, resulting in the Nelson Hart Community Hall being filled with teams vying for the trivia title. The annual evening was filled with teams competing for the championship, bidding on silent auction items, and a 50/50 raffle.
Freezin’ for a Reason will be held this Saturday, February 28 at 6 p.m. in St. James. Winter weather caused the walk/run to be delayed by a week, but it will be a great way to support local emergency responders. There are door prizes and prizes to be awarded for the fastest time and for the winners of the costume contest. There is also a $200 cash prize available to the person who can beat the course record of 18:27:40. The event is sponsored by the Emergency Service Workers Relief Fund and the St. James Ambulance District.
A public meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, March 3 for the possibility of adding a baseball field at the middle school. The meeting will be held in the middle school commons beginning at 6:30 p.m. St. James Athletic Director Phil West has been inquiring about the possibility of adding the field through grant funding and business donations, at no cost to the district.
St. James students returned to school on Friday after missing four consecutive days due to weather that left many roads covered in sleet and snow.
The St. James Middle School has been honored as a Professional Learning Communities (PLC) Exemplary School. St. James was one of 14 schools statewide to be recognized for implementing the Professional Learning Community process.