St. James News

Board hears annual livestock report

            During its October meeting, the St. James Board of Education heard the FFA and 4-H livestock show and sale at this year’s Grape and Fall Festival was a resounding success, with many animals selling for higher prices than 2019 levels. While overall prices were down slightly from last year, they were comparable and the sale raised $131,273.20.

Caring center gets pork donations

Due to the economic hardships caused by the COVID-19 pandemic and other factors, Caring Center Director Nancy Montgomery said the need to provide for food-insecure Missourians has become even more important.

Red Regiment takes ninth overall at Branson Marching Festival

           The Red Regiment Marching Band had a great showing at the Branson Marching Festival on Saturday, building on an already strong marching season. The band placed first in its class to make the finals, where it placed ninth overall.

Board hears annual livestock report

            During its October meeting, the St. James Board of Education heard the FFA and 4-H livestock show and sale at this year’s Grape and Fall Festival was a resounding success, with many animals selling for higher prices than 2019 levels. While overall prices were down slightly from last year, they were comparable and the sale raised $131,273.20.

BOE discusses teacher retention and recruitment

            St. James Schools Superintendent Tim Webster shared information with the Board of Education on Wednesday night, highlighting teacher retention and recruitment data. The district is looking at strategies to keep teachers in the district and to attract new teachers from others.