St. James News

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.

Nine St. James students attend Missouri FBLA conference

From April 14-16, St. James Future Business Leaders of America members descended upon Springfield, Missouri for the Missouri Future Business Leaders of America – Phi Beta Lambda State Leadership Conference. This conference featured dynamic workshops, innovative keynotes, and many professional networking opportunities.

Winery and brewery crew helps clean up for Earth Day

Volunteers from the St. James Winery and Public House Brewing Company raked gumballs and leaves at the library on Saturday as a public service project to celebrate Earth Day. Pictured are (from left) Gina Maben, Jay Maben, Craig Heimrichs, Roy Jacobs, Robin Jacobs, and Margaret Maben.

Board discusses donation of sick days

    The St. James Board of Education held discussion on teachers donating sick days to other teachers who need the time, after the district was informed it might not be legal to do so. In the past, the district has allowed teachers to donate unwanted time off to others in need, but will look at the issue moving forward.

Various classes offered at St. James Senior Center

The St. James Senior Center does all kinds of activities like computer class, crafts, painting classes, and crochet class. The St. James Senior Center appreciates Joyce Underwood (above, right) and Hazel Shoemate (left). Joyce does a crochet class and Hazel does a painting class.