Two St. James students were recognized on Wednesday, October 20, for their action during a bus wreck that occurred on August 25. Tandon Baker, 12, and Emilee Williams, 16, were presented with several recognitions from emergency responders for their efforts.
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Members of the St. James Chamber of Commerce met for a fourth quarter dinner on Thursday, October 21, at Maramec Spring Park, reflecting on the successes of 2021. Members of the Board of Directors highlighted the many events held over the year and believe 2022 will be even bigger.
The St. James City Council passed an ordinance during a special session on Monday night making utility vehicles (UTV) legal on some city streets. Many citizens appeared before the council to voice their opinions during the meeting, most negatively, but the ordinance passed 5-3.
The Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE) has released new COVID-19 guidance to Missouri school districts. On Wednesday, October 20, the St. James Board of Education discussed what the new recommendation means for St. James students.
The St. James Board of Education approved a change request on a contract with GRP Wegman, which is currently working to improve roof and ventilation of school buildings. The project is being funded with Elementary and Secondary Emergency Relief (ESSER) Fund money the district is receiving to aid with COVID-19 relief.