Jaxon Hale shows off the January Book Buzz books recently donated to the Lucy Wortham James Elementary School library by St. James Tire & Auto as part of Three Rivers Publishing’s Newspapers In Education program.
St. James News
The St. James Head Start celebrated National Reading Day on February 26, 2020 with a little help from friends – members of the St. James Kiwanis Club. The event was originally scheduled for January 23 but winter weather did not cooperate.
Members of the St. James High School DECA organization traveled with their Advisor Amy Johnson to the District 5 Career Development Conference, held February 12 in Jefferson City, Missouri.
On February 20, the St. James Board of Education met to discuss a variety of topics including residency requirements for administrators, the possibility of adding a girl’s golf program, building updates, bank bid reviews, and other business.
The St. James City Council on February 19 approved a change in its contract with Alliance Water Resources. It would extend the current contract and realign it with the fiscal year of the city rather than a February to February calendar year. The council also approved several resolutions and held readings on ordinances involving grants.