The St. James FFA held donkey basketball on Monday, March 18. FFA alumni, emergency responders, and teachers competed in a tournament on their donkeys, with the alumni winning. St. James emergency responders won the “Best Dressed” award during the event, which raised money for the FFA program.
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The Harry S. Truman Memorial Veteran’s Hospital is working with the St. James American Legion Post #607 to hold a free resource fair for area veterans. The fair will provide a wealth of on-site information and services for area veterans and their families.
A Race to End Alzheimer’s 5k will be held on April 6 and registration is ongoing. The event will raise money for the local Walk to End Alzheimer’s Association. So far, 15 teams have signed up, and organizer Julie Felan is hoping to bring more teams on board for the event.
The St. James Board of Education met on Thursday, February 21 to discuss topics pertaining to the district. During the meeting, the board,
• Recognized students from the elementary Math League for their recent competitions.
St. James School Resource Officers Tony Gray and Jenna Riggs took the Polar Plunge at Fugitive Beach. The officers raised $185 for the Special Olympics of Missouri. So far, the St. James Police Department has raised a total of $400 for the organization and has further fundraisers, such as the annual Tip A Cop scheduled for later this spring.