St. James News

PTO Craft Fair is Saturday

The Parent Teacher Community Organization (PTO) will hold its annual Spring Craft Fair on Saturday, May 4 and the community is invited to shop for many hand-crafted goods, direct sales, and many other unique items for sale.

Drive 4 UR School event coming Friday

    Hutcheson Ford will be holding a special event to raise money for St. James schools on Friday, May 3. The Drive 4 UR School event is held each year and provides a chance to raise money for school programs and activities.

Library receives Spotlight on Literacy Grant

    On April 18, Missouri Secretary of State Jay Ashcroft announced 34 libraries have received long-term grants totaling $570,991. The James Memorial Public Library will receive $8,658 through the Spotlight on Literacy grant program, allowing for new programs to be held targeting eight- to 13-year-olds in the community.

Heroin awareness seminar coming May 11

     S.A.V.E. Our Children, a non-profit organization dedicated to raising heroin and opioid awareness, will hold its third annual awareness and prevention seminar on Saturday, May 11. The event will feature speakers from area law enforcement, the Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA), and will have resources available for those with loved ones struggling with addiction.

School board honors art students, reviews other business

    The St. James Board of Education met on Monday, April 15 to discuss topics pertaining to the district. During the meeting, the board,
•    Heard the district received word from the State Board of Education that it met requirements to be fully accredited.