The St. James Board of Education held discussions on what to do with an empty facility on campus during a November 19 virtual meeting. Several other items were also discussed including information about a Walmart lease agreement, transferring funds for the high school renovations, and creating the 2021-22 district calendar.
The St. James School District has received 2,000 antigen test kits from the State of Missouri to help the district quickly test suspected COVID-19 cases on site. Testing has already begun on campuses as students show symptoms and the hope is to get positive testing students in isolation as soon as possible.
The St. James Kiwanis Club made a donation to the Russell House. Cheryl Palmer, St. James Kiwanis Club Vice President, (left) presented the check to Amy Beechner-McCarthy, Russell House Executive Director.
The St. James School District construction project is quickly nearing completion. Eric Sherrill, of Branco Enterprises Inc., project manager, gave the St. James Board of Education an update on the progress that continues on campus during a November 19 virtual board meeting.
The St. James Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors and its Christmas Committee are hosting two Christmas Celebrations this year.