This month’s St. James Senior Center artist being spotlighted for is Larry Ness, who is showcasing his cane making skills. Ness has a variety of canes made of different woods and will be featured on the artist wall in the dining hall throughout January.
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Tiger Cubs Early Learning Center will offer free developmental screenings for four-year-olds interested in participating in the Tiger Cubs Preschool program. Appointments are needed for the February 21-22 testing days and are being accepted now.
The St. James Board of Education approved the calendar for 2020-2021 after hearing concerns about changes to the Grape and Fall Festival. The calendar was presented last month to the board for consideration, but new dates for this year’s festival brought discussion by board members on the impact it will have on the first week of school.
The St. James Board of Education got an update and toured the ongoing construction projects at the high school, performing arts center, and early childhood center during its January 16 meeting. Board members said they believe the projects are on schedule.
The St. James Board of Education heard updates from building administrators at their January 16 meeting, evaluating the needs of each campus looking ahead to next year. Board members also heard about the A+ program, policy updates, and several other topics throughout the meeting.