SJS in the News

We have a lot to talk about, so be sure to check our News page often. Here we will share details about upcoming events, provide important reminders, and tell you all about the things and people that make us great.

Grade 8 Pictures

Grade 8 pictures are on Thursday, April 5 beginning at 9:00 a.m. We will provide bus transportation for the students to visit the photo studio, and we will also provide lunch for the students. 

Family Game Night

Family game night is on Friday, April 6 at 6:00 p.m. in the school gym. Mrs. Bibeau is coordinating the event. More information will be forthcoming.

Tuition Contracts

Tuition contracts have been sent home to all families. If you did not receive any information, please contact the main office. You will see that we have a 4.5% increment in tuition, but the registration fees remain the same. Please apply for scholarship opportunities, and submit the form no later than April 6. Last year, we distributed $140,000 for tuition assistance. All information is confidential.  

NED Presentation

The NED Presentation on kindness and respect is on March 29 at 9:00 a.m. Your children should’ve brought a flyer home this week. If you haven’t received the flyer, please call the main office.  ?

Surveillance Cameras

Our surveillance cameras are installed and running! We installed the software system into the main office computers with connections to our smart phones. Mrs. Benoit, Mrs. Sposato, and Principal Joyal have access to our cameras 24/7. We are very excited and grateful for this technology! 

Fundraising Success

The Yankee Candle fundraiser did a wonderful job! There were 46 families who participated for 39% participation. St. James will receive $2,693.40 which surpasses last year’s spring sales by $378.50. The online sales reached a total of $1,359.50. Phoenix Davenport’s family sold the most items with a total of $447.00. A special thanks to Sarah Hendricks and Charlene Marshall for organizing the fundraising event. 

Killingly Festival

We are participating in the Killingly Festival on Saturday, May 19. We are looking for a tent and a table in order to have a booth in Davis Park. If you can help, please contact the main office. We are also looking for a flatbed truck so we can decorate. We have a school banner. We would like to get a representation of students, parents, faculty, and staff to parade down Main Street including athletes, student council, National Honor Society, and class officers.

Altar Servers Class

Our altar servers class meets on the fourth Saturday of every month at 3:30 p.m. Please call ahead to schedule. We will train you, and you will serve your first mass at 4:00 p.m. with Mr. Stepalavich. For information, or to sign up, please call Mrs. Stepalavich at (860) 630-0680.