April 2 - Holy Thursday - 7pm
April 3 - Good Friday Via Cruxis (outside) - 2pm
April 3 - Good Friday Liturgy of the Lord's Passion - 3pm
April 3 - Good Friday Stations - 7pm
April 4 - Holy Saturday Blessing of Easter Food - 1pm
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'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
Make order gift cards through St. James your 2015 Resolution. Over 200 vendors
to choose from. 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 13 by Noon. Visit
Manna webpage to learn more.
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.
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... .
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