St. James News

District updates winter sports guidelines

    The St. James School District has updated its requirements for spectators wanting to watch winter sports after the Phelps County Commission ordered a mandatory mask mandate. Spectators will be required to wear a mask both while entering and during games and the number of spectators is being limited.

Filing for April election begins Tuesday

    Candidates may begin filing for open seats on the city council, school board, and other agencies beginning Tuesday, December 15. Those interested have until January 19 to declare their candidacy.

Middle and high schools to remain hybrid until January

    The St. James School District announced last week its plans to keep the middle and high schools on the hybrid learning model of learning until Friday, January 15. This decision came after viewing COVID-19 cases and quarantines and working with the Phelps/Maries County Health Department and the district hopes to have students back in full in-seat learning soon.

Santa coming to town Saturday

    Santa will be visiting St. James during two events on Saturday, December 12, to collect letters and share in the holiday spirit. Due to COVID-19 safety concerns, both events will be drive-through and provide a way for families to celebrate the holidays without leaving their vehicles.