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Friends Forgive

April 8, 2024 / Stories
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This month, our school has been teaching about forgiveness in our Friendzy unit. In this unit, “Friends Forgive,” we have explored how to forgive one another, just like Christ forgives us. “Be kind and compassionate to one another, forgiving each other, just as in Christ, God forgave you.” Ephesians 4:32 Each Friednzy unit uses object […]

Third Grade Battle

March 22, 2024 / School News / Stories
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The third-grade class has been reading books by the author Patricia Polacco in their classroom followed by a ‘Battle’ to recall details in preparation for next year when they can join the school’s Battle of the Books team. A random drawing chose our two teams. We tested our students’ knowledge of the books by using […]

Active Learning In Action

March 15, 2024 / Stories
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Over the last month, the 2nd graders have been learning about plants in an integrated unit that includes religion, science, reading, writing, art, and math.  Some of these activities include: Religion: They have explored how God created plants and the world to work in systems such as the life cycles, water cycle and the oxygen cycle.   […]

SCRIPPS Spelling Bee

March 2, 2024 / Stories
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On February 8, St. James held it’s school spelling bee. The top 4-5 spellers from grades 5-8 met with Language Arts teacher, Mrs. Lynn Keiser for several weeks leading up to the event. They learned nuances of spelling including parts of speech and language of origin.  The top 5 students from the St. James Bee […]

Youth Art Show

March 1, 2024 / Stories
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St. James is blessed with many talented artists. We are blessed to have Mrs. Joan Tietz creating projects for our Elementary students with their classroom teachers and also volunteering in person with our 5th-8th grade students.  To celebrate Youth Art Month, schools from Tippecanoe and surrounding counties were invited to display their best art pieces. […]

Battle of the Books

February 23, 2024 / School News / Stories
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The St. James Battle of the Books team competed on February 22 as the only non-public school in this very unique competition. After reading 10 books, the students were challenged to recall details of the books and answer 60 questions. These are not simple recall questions, but very detail oriented requiring hours of reading, re-reading […]

Spelling Bee Champion

March 12, 2023 / School News / Stories
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CONGRATULATIONS to AMELIA GOODSPEED 2023 St. James Spelling Bee Champion2023 Christian Schools Spelling Bee Champion And NOW THIRD PLACE at the 2023 LAFAYETTE AREA SPELLING BEE!! Thirty schools were represented at the Area Spelling Bee on Saturday, March 4 at River City Community Center. Amelia spelled through 9 rounds and a spell-off to earn third […]