Representatives of the St. James School District had the opportunity last week to speak to members of the Missouri legislation on the Capturing Kids Hearts and Coaching Greatness programs used in the district. The meeting in Jefferson City was used to highlight how the programs have worked locally and how they could benefit larger districts facing challenges throughout the state.
On Friday, April 29 at 6:30 p.m., the Lucy Wortham James Library will host an author book signing. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library, the book signing will feature long-time St. James resident Dick Elgin, who will be presenting his book titled “Shoulda Played the Flute” which describes his journey to the Army and to becoming a helicopter pilot.
St. James Police Chief Ron Jones will be one of many participating in the Pie for the Partnership event on Tuesday, May 3. As part of the Give Ozarks Day of Giving, the Community Partnership will host the pie-throwing event, with participants getting the chance to throw a pie at local celebrities.
The St. James School Board of Education held a meeting on Tuesday, April 19 to certify the general election results and to swear in new and returning members. Board members also voted on the position of president and vice president for the coming year.
The St. James Police Department and St. James Kiwanis Club are once again teaming up for a prescription drug disposal on Saturday. Over the past few years, prescription drugs have become a growing threat to children and youth who might abuse substances.