St. James offers as extra-curricular activities:
Catholic students in grades 5-8 have the opportunity to be trained as Altar Servers
. This form of participation in the spiritual life of the school and parish is highly encouraged.
The band program is optional. Those students who are interested in instrumental music are provided with an opportunity
to develop this interest. Our band instruction is provided by Music Education Services. The director, Ms. Rachel Daum ,
can be reached at 847-805-1800   or visit
Students in grades 4-8, interested in music and singing are encouraged to join our choir, under the direction of Mrs. Carol Kiwala.