Learning Highlight: 96,000 Words Conquered by Middle Schoolers! 📚🎉 Mrs. Watson's 7th-grade classes aced their reading game last week! Using ReadingPlus, an interactive reading tool, they devoured a whopping 96,000 words together. Mrs. Watson's 2nd block emerged victorious, reading an impressive 42,000 words and earning a hot cocoa party and cookie treat. Keep up the great work, Tigers! 🐯✨ #academicexcellence #stjschools #tigerpride
4 months ago, St. James R-I School District
Reading challenge champions - Mrs. Watson's second block class!
🌟 Community Highlight: Building Success Together! 🌟 A huge thank you to the Noah Coleman Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) for their generous donation of school supplies to Lucy Wortham James Elementary! We spy a retired Tiger teacher who is still finding ways to support our students and show her #tigerpride! ❤️🐯#communitypartnerships #stjschools
4 months ago, St. James R-I School District
DAR donates school supplies to LWJE!
Learning Highlight: Literary Magic Blooms as Students Decorate Tree in High School Library! 🎄✨📚 English students have been spreading literary cheer in the library by decking the halls - or rather, the tree! They've been channeling their creative energies, adorning ornaments with symbols representing their favorite characters from recent reads. The result? A tree that tells stories and sparkles with literary magic, making the library even more enchanting this season! #academicexcellence #stjschools #tigerpride
4 months ago, St. James R-I School District
Library Tree Decorating!
Library Tree Decorating!
Library Tree Decorating!
Library Tree Decorating!
Library Tree Decorating!
Library Tree Decorating!
Library Tree Decorating!
Library Tree Decorating!
Library Tree Decorating!
Library Tree Decorating!
Learning Highlight: Spreading Holiday Cheer - Middle Schoolers' Creative Visits to Lucy Wortham James Elementary School! 🎄✨ Creative Writing students from St. James Middle School brought their Christmas Board projects to some of our younger Tigers, sparking joy across multiple grades! Their presentations featured fun-filled projects—games, mazes, trivia challenges, stories, and seek & finds—creating a festive learning atmosphere. This activity highlighted the fun in learning while showcasing the importance of interaction between older and younger students, fostering an engaging and collaborative educational experience.📚🌟 #academicexcellence #stjschools #tigerpride
4 months ago, St. James R-I School District
MS Christmas Board Project!
MS Christmas Board Project!
MS Christmas Board Project!
MS Christmas Board Project!
MS Christmas Board Project!
MS Christmas Board Project!
MS Christmas Board Project!
MS Christmas Board Project!
MS Christmas Board Project!
MS Christmas Board Project!
✨ Tiger Highlight: Creating a Winter Wonderland! Mrs. Story's talented art students at St. James Middle School have been crafting magic in the hallways. Their artistry is lighting up the season and bringing joy to everyone. 🎨❄️ #WinterWonderland #stjschools #tigerpride
4 months ago, St. James R-I School District
MS Hallway Decorations!
MS Hallway Decorations!
MS Hallway Decorations!
Learning Highlight: Sweet Creations - Exploring Shapes with Gingerbread Houses! First graders have whipped up the most adorable gingerbread houses in art class, using shapes like pros. From squares to circles, they've used them all to create magical houses. We love to see the creative process and celebrate their 'I can' statements coming to life. Check out these sweet masterpieces! 🎨🌟 #academicexcellence #ArtsInEducation #stjschools
4 months ago, St. James R-I School District
Gingerbread Houses!
Gingerbread Houses!
Gingerbread Houses!
Gingerbread Houses!
Gingerbread Houses!
Gingerbread Houses!
Gingerbread Houses!
Gingerbread Houses!
Gingerbread Houses!
Gingerbread Houses!
St. James R-1's Fine Arts Winter Showcase Shines Bright! 🎭🎨 Last night, the St. James R-1 School District witnessed an amazing display of talent at our Fine Arts Winter Showcase! From our Concert Band to Chamber Choir, LWJE Singers, stunning theater performances, captivating Jazz Band, and an impressive art showcase featuring digital, 3D, and 2D designs—every building's Tigers truly shone! A huge thanks to everyone involved—our dedicated staff, talented students, and all who attended. This inaugural year was just the beginning of showcasing our exceptional artistic community! 🌟#FineArtsShowcase #stjschools #tigerpride
4 months ago, St. James R-I School District
Fine Arts Showcase!
Fine Arts Showcase!
Fine Arts Showcase!
Fine Arts Showcase!
Fine Arts Showcase!
Fine Arts Showcase!
Fine Arts Showcase!
Fine Arts Showcase!
Fine Arts Showcase!
Fine Arts Showcase!
Learning Highlight: Tiger Cubs' Festive Gingerbread People Makerspace! 🎨🐯 Tiger Cubs showcased their creativity during their Gingerbread People Makerspace! Using various media, they crafted paper Gingerbread folks. Makerspaces are imaginative playgrounds, fostering innovation and teamwork, making the festive season even more magical. Celebrating #tigerpride with these fun creations! #academicexcellence #stjschools
5 months ago, St. James R-I School District
Gingerbread Creations!
Gingerbread Creations!
Gingerbread Creations!
Gingerbread Creations!
Gingerbread Creations!
Gingerbread Creations!
🐯Mission Monday Highlight - LWJE Tiger Training Enrichment Program Roars into Year Two! 🌟 At the halfway mark of Tiger Training's second year, students have shown incredible progress and achievements within the program. This free enrichment program offers additional development in athletics, music, and critical thinking. Tiger Training goes beyond skill development though; it's a platform for fostering connections that matter. Students forge strong bonds with peers and mentors. In January, following the winter break, enrollment reopens for elementary students in grades K-5. 🎵⚽📚 #TigerTraining #MissionMonday #stjschools
5 months ago, St. James R-I School District
Tiger Training!
Tiger Training!
Tiger Training!
Tiger Training!
Tiger Training!
Tiger Training!
Tiger Training!
Tiger Training!
Tiger Training!
Tiger Training!
Today, on National Special Education Day, we stand proud in our commitment to inclusivity and empowerment for every student in the St. James R-1 School District. ❤️🤍❤️ Our mission is crystal clear: to empower all students through caring relationships, academic excellence, and community partnerships. We celebrate the unique strengths and contributions of each student, embracing diversity as the cornerstone of our educational journey. Today, and every day, we honor the incredible dedication of our educators, families, and community members who support and uplift our exceptional learners. Together, we create a learning environment where every individual can thrive and succeed. #NationalSpecialEducationDay #stjschools #tigerpride
5 months ago, St. James R-I School District
National Special Education Day!
Check out our Tiger Weekly Highlights! 🐯⭐ #activities #tigerpride #stjschools For a list of upcoming Tiger Events: https://www.stjschools.org/o/sjhs/events
5 months ago, St. James R-I School District
Tiger Weekly Highlights!
Tiger Weekly Highlights!
Tiger Weekly Highlights!
Tiger Weekly Highlights!
Tiger Weekly Highlights!
Tiger Weekly Highlights!
Tiger Weekly Highlights!
Tiger Weekly Highlights!
Tiger Weekly Highlights!
Tiger Weekly Highlights!
🌟 Tiger Highlight: Celebrating Teamwork at Lucy Wortham James Elementary School! 🌟 In November, LWJE shines a light on our "Teamwork" Stars. Our students are coming together, collaborating, and demonstrating outstanding teamwork skills. November's Word of the Month is TEAMWORK! Throughout each month, students across all grade levels will participate in engaging classroom challenges that encourage them to embody the “Word of the Month” in their daily lives. At the end of the month, each classroom teacher will select a student who has truly embraced the spirit of the word. These students will be recognized as "Students of the Month!” 👏 Let's give a round of applause to our LWJE Students of the Month for November! 👏 #Teamwork #stjschools #tigerpride
5 months ago, St. James R-I School District
5th Grade!
4th Grade!
3rd Grade!
2nd Grade!
1st Grade!
Kindergarten!
Tiger Cubs!
Tiger Highlight: Middle School Stars Honored for Army Value of Respect!🎖️✨ Let's give a big round of applause to Ryan Engelbrecht, who received the Army Character Value award for showing remarkable RESPECT. His fantastic example inspires everyone around him, including peers and teachers! Haley Stack, Michael Wilson, and Jayden Smith were also celebrated for their commitment to this core value. These awards recognize students who live by the Army's essential values: Loyalty, Duty, Respect, Selfless Service, Honor, Integrity, and Personal Courage. Our students are lighting the way to a kinder and brighter future! 🌟 #stjschools #tigerpride
5 months ago, St. James R-I School District
Army Value Awards at St. James Middle School
Learning Highlight: Flat Stanley Adventure - Exploring St. James with Our First-Graders! 🌟 🍂 Earlier this Fall, our first-grade students embarked on an exciting journey through St. James to explore the adventures of Flat Stanley! A beloved character from Jeff Brown's book series, Flat Stanley travels the world in flat form, sparking curiosity and learning opportunities for students. Our young explorers followed Flat Stanley's path, discovering different destinations in our town. Thank you to our community partners for making the day even more special! 🤍♥️ #academicexcellence #stjschools #tigerpride
5 months ago, St. James R-I School District
Flat Stanley Adventure!
Flat Stanley Adventure!
Flat Stanley Adventure!
Flat Stanley Adventure!
Flat Stanley Adventure!
Flat Stanley Adventure!
Flat Stanley Adventure!
Flat Stanley Adventure!
Flat Stanley Adventure!
Flat Stanley Adventure!
Congratulations to our November Leading the Tiger Way winners! 🐯🎉 LWJE: Holly Kleinheider and Lisa Bauman Middle School: Tyler Karnes and Lisa Huster High School: Alec Conner and Amber Millsap The "Leading the Tiger Way" teacher and staff of the month program is designed to spotlight one teacher and one classified staff from each building every month. We want to recognize our most dedicated and talented employees. This program allows each staff member an opportunity to nominate a peer who exemplifies the character and professional traits we strive for as a District. ❤️🤍❤️ #leadingthetigerway #stjschools #tigerpride
5 months ago, St. James R-I School District
Leading the Tiger Way winners!
Leading the Tiger Way winners!
Leading the Tiger Way winners!
Leading the Tiger Way winners!
Leading the Tiger Way winners!
Leading the Tiger Way winners!
Tiger Highlight: Celebrating Classroom Success at Lucy Wortham James Elementary! 🌟 These third-grade students earned a special Paw Party Pajama Day by demonstrating positive classroom behaviors—being great at following directions, showing kindness, and respecting personal space, plus many more! Keep up the great work, Tigers! #StudentSuccess #stjschools #tigerpride
5 months ago, St. James R-I School District
Paw Party Pajama Day!
Learning Highlight: Smashing Success - Middle Schoolers Learn Badminton! 🏸🌟 6th graders aced their badminton unit! Providing our students with access to a diverse range of sports cultivates a well-rounded experience, fostering not just physical skills but also teamwork, resilience, and a lifelong love for staying active. ❤️🤍❤️#academicexcellence #stjschools #tigerpride
5 months ago, St. James R-I School District
6th graders learn how to play racquetball.
6th graders learn how to play racquetball.
6th graders learn how to play racquetball.
6th graders learn how to play racquetball.
6th graders learn how to play racquetball.
6th graders learn how to play racquetball.
6th graders learn how to play racquetball.
6th graders learn how to play racquetball.
6th graders learn how to play racquetball.
6th graders learn how to play racquetball.
Learning Highlight: Bridging Art and Text in Student Collaboration! 📚🎨 Check out student collaboration at its finest! Digital art students embarked on a journey into the words of a beloved Caldecott Medal winner, tasked with sketching illustrations based solely on text. After learning about picture books, our high schoolers will bring to life stories written by third graders, merging literature and art seamlessly. This interdisciplinary effort is setting the stage for student success! Stay tuned as these incredible collaborations take form! #ArtsInEducation #academicexcellence #stjschools
5 months ago, St. James R-I School District
Digital art students learn about picture books.
Digital art students learn about picture books.
Digital art students learn about picture books.
Digital art students learn about picture books.
Digital art students learn about picture books.
Digital art students learn about picture books.
Digital art students learn about picture books.
Digital art students learn about picture books.
Digital art students learn about picture books.
Digital art students learn about picture books.
Learning Highlight: One Tree, Endless Cheer!🎄 LWJE students teamed up to rock around their Christmas tree! They combined their creativity to craft a stunning felt tree. Together, they fine-tuned their hand/eye coordination, making that tree shine! Talk about teamwork this holiday season! #academicexcellence #stjschools #tigerpride ❤️🤍❤️
5 months ago, St. James R-I School District
Christmas tree fun!
Christmas tree fun!
Christmas tree fun!
Christmas tree fun!
Christmas tree fun!
Christmas tree fun!
Christmas tree fun!
Christmas tree fun!
🍎 Become the leader of tomorrow at St. James R-1 School District! 🍎 We're on the lookout for an innovative Elementary Principal ready to shape young minds and foster a vibrant learning community. If you're passionate about inspiring students and leading a team of educators toward success, apply today! Check https://stjschools.tedk12.com/hire/ViewJob.aspx?JobID=162 for more details. #LeadWithPurpose #JoinOurTeam #stjschools
5 months ago, St. James R-I School District
Elementary Principal Job Posting