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HOLY CROSS INFORMATIONAL MEET & GREET

GREAT LAKES Forestal Chapel

Monday, May 11 ~ 7-8 pm

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Can't Make it? Call Holy Cross School to arrange a private tour at your convenience. 847-945-0135


HOLY CROSS SCHOOL FALL 2015

St. James School and Holy Cross School are entering into a merger as of the fall of 2015. This reconfiguration of schools will be housed on the Holy Cross campus. All new Highwood, Highland Park and military families will continue to be welcomed at this new regional school.

Many of our military families pass along information about St. James School to their friends who transfer into Great Lakes or Fort Sheridan as the school of choice for their children. Please know that St. James has now merged into Holy Cross and you should click on their link in order to contact them.

To learn more about Holy Cross School, please click on this link.

St. James School Informational Video

FLOWER & VEGETABLE SALE

MAY 16 & 17

Spring is just around the corner!

Start planning for your flower and vegetables gardens

St. James School Student Council will once again hold it's annual Flower & Vegetable Sale. The flowers and vegetables will be from Schaefer Greenhouses which provides inventory to Anton's Fruit in Highland Park and Pasquesi Gardens in Lake Forest. We heard overwhelming positive comments from everyone who purchased their flowers and plants through this sale. Read More...

For more information please call the school office at 847-432-2277.


ONLY 2 MANNA ORDERS LEFT!

USE MANNA GIFT CARDS

FOR COMMUNION, MOTHER'S DAY, & GRADUTION GIFTS

ORDERS Due Monday, April 27 by Noon

Buy your gift cards through St. James Manna. Use it to buy a gift or give it as a gift. ONE SIZE FITS ALL! It costs you nothing extra! Order today!

The Manna Program is a fundraising way for St. James to raise money to help market our school. When you purchase Manna, you are purchasing gift cards that are used just like cash. You can use Manna to purchase every day expenses like food, clothing and other essentials. Over 200 gift cards available. The school profits as participating retailers offer the school a substantial discount.

Invite family and friends to order gift cards. With every purchase, you are helping your school raise funds.

Next Manna Order due on Monday, April 27 by Noon. Visit Manna webpage to learn more.



HONORING THE LEGACY OF ST. JAMES SCHOOL

SATURDAY, MAY 30, 2015

Mass @ 5:30

Reception immediately following the Mass

Join us as we gather as a community of Praishioners, School Families, Past & Present Staff Members to Honor the Legacy and Tradition of St. James School!

Mass will be celebrated at 5:30 pm. A reception will follow immediately in the Parish Hall.

The drawing for the St. James School Spring Raffle will be held during the reception. Winner need not be present to win. Proceeds to benefit this year's (2014-15) school budget.

Responses due by May 20. Please e-mail at

stjamesschool@comcast.net or call the school office at 847-432-2277. We hope many can attend.


ST. JAMES SCHOOL SPRING RAFFLE

DRAWING ON SATURDAY, MAY 30, 2015

The Parents And Friends Association is preparing for their annual Spring Raffle. The drawing will be held on May 30, 2015 at the Honoring the Legacy of St. James School.

The prizes are as follows:

$5,000 cash grand prize

$500 prize (one)

$200 each (five)

Raffle tickets are available for $100 each. This event is a critical part of this year's 2014-15 school budget.

For raffle ticket information, please call Jami at 804-386-1895.


NEW AT ST. JAMES

REMOTELY OPERATED VEHICLE PROGRAM

Under the auspices of the United States Navy, 8th graders at Saint James School are designing and constructing functional small-scale submarines. This endeavor, known as Sea Perch, is an innovative underwater robotics program that equips students with the resources they need to build an underwater Remotely Operated Vehicle (ROV). Read More... .


SPANISH PROGRAM VIDEOS!

St. James School's Spanish Program has been very successful. Our program is different than a Dual Language Program in the sense that St. James School students continue to be taught all the core subjects in English . To watch the videos, please click on each of the links below.
Spanish Program Video 1
Spanish Program Video 2
Spanish Program Video 3


ST. JAMES SCHOOL

Particularly during this time of change and challenge, Catholic schools provide long-term benefits to the nation's youth: a high-quality, faith-based education that will continue to pay dividends for years to come. Families and communities can count on Catholic schools to instill in students the faith, knowledge, morals and discipline that will enable them to fulfill their future roles as committed citizens, productive employees and effective leaders.

At St. James Catholic School all students are given an opportunity for educational excellence and religious formation in the Catholic intellectual tradition and challenged by a curriculum of the highest caliber in a safe, loving, family centered environment.


ST. JAMES SCHOOL CHRISTMAS PROGRAM

Thursday, December 18, parents, parishioners, and friends of St. James School enjoyed the St. James Annual Christmas Pageant. Along with traditional songs, the story of the first Christmas was reenacted through the musical "The Christmas Chronicles" by John Jacobson and Roger Emerson. You can watch the St. James School Christmas Pageant here.

You can watch the students singing traditional songs here.