Regional Science Fair Winners
Regional Science Fair Winners
Spelling Bee Champion
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 […]
Day of Giving
All donations will be used to provide scholarships for our students. Find out how to support us!
Empowering Our Students
This is the theme at the IMEA Middle School Honor Choir that clinician, Bishop Dr. Chantel Wright, shared with 150 of the state’s best choristers. They are the future. They can dispel hate with their voices and the messages in their music. Our students are the future, they cannot and should not hide behind others, […]
We want to say a heartfelt goodbye to our beloved school secretary, Mrs. Northington. Their family have put in many hours supporting our school in volunteer roles, and helping run our school daily. They will be missed greatly as they move back home to Kentucky for Mr. Northington’s job promotion. We wish them many blessings […]
Lesson and Carols
Join us as we celebrate the worldwide tradition of Lessons and Carols. From Oxford, England, where this style of service began, to St. James, we invite you to hear beautiful songs of the season interwoven with Scripture readings that tell the story of Christmas. In this service, we will enjoy anthems sung by our talented […]
Join our team!
We currently have a few positions open and would love to have you join us in ministry at St. James. Find out more
Movie and Trivia Night!
Ready for a night of fun?!?! While the children are watching their movie the adults will have fun in the fellowship hall at trivia night! Please see the photos for more details! Please resiter for our trivia night but there is no registration link for Movie Night. Just show up ready for a great show! […]
Gym Update – 10/19
Today’s Gym Update! Power has been restored Cleaning the bathrooms/locker rooms-Stripped those floors Taking down acoustic tiles-for replacement Heat has been turned on Floor-is still undecided on the extent of damage We are still in the cleaning phase and awaiting the insurance report.
Not much more is known at this time. We wanted to share with you the progress as it happens. This gym means so much to many in our community. Step one: Clean up and drying of the gym floors. When this is finished is when insurance will determine if they can be salvaged. We are […]
See You At the Pole
It was great to see 148 students, staff and parents gather in our 9th street parking lot by our flagpole to pray at the ROC Student Council event, See You at the Pole on Wednesday, September 28 at 7:30 AM! The 8th grade and 7th grade classes had 100 % student attendance and the 8th […]
Fire in the New Gym
This gym is community.. The St. James community rallies together after a devastating fire in the New Gym on Sunday evening – September 25. Morgan Kurtz, director of Marketing and Admissions met with WLFI. Button
Crusader Connection Summer Edition
We welcome our new principal to St. James and are excitedly planning for the 2022-2023 school year! Catch up on all the news here.
2022-2023 School Year Calendar
The “Bare Bones” calendar has been approved by the school board. These dates and others will be added to the master calendar which is accessible on our homepage. You may subscribe to the calendar to have it auto-populate your personal calendars as well.
13th Annual Crusader Auction
Celebrate St. James Lutheran School tonight in person or online! Visit crusaderauction.com for all details.
49th Annual Basketball Tournament
The Annual Boys Basketball Tournament will now start on Saturday, February 5 due to extreme weather conditions. Throughout the weekend, we will post updates at mysjls.org. This year, there will be 9 teams joining us in competition and fellowship. We lift up a prayer for all our teams for safe travels, good health and sportsmanship. […]
Early January Tournaments
The Varsity girls hosted their annual basketball tournament this past weekend. Originally scheduled for December, we were excited to be able to host 5 other Lutheran schools from Indiana and Ohio. The Crusaders ended the tournament 2-1 with wins over St. John, Indianapolis and Trinity, Crown Point. Sydney M. and Cassie S. both placed in […]
New Lunch Program
We are excited to be partnering with Chartwells in our cafeteria. Don’t worry – Mrs. Moya and Mrs. Bechner will are still with us. Remember – lunch is FREE for ALL Students in the 2021-2022 School Year! What’s being served? Keep reading and download the app described below. Food Kids Love to Eat Chartwells’ team […]
Awaken the Music!
We were excited to bring music back for the 2021-2022 school year! With nearly 80% of all 5th-8th grade students participating in Band and/or Choir, music is an important part of the St. James experience. Led by Mrs. Goodspeed (1994 Alum), the students presented a Pre-Holiday Concert in the new gym featuring folk songs from […]
Boys Varsity Basketball Starts the Season Strong
A basketball filled weekend at the LuHi tournament is now in the books for the SJLS Varsity Boys Basketball Team. Coached by Mr. Plassard and Mr. Pollert, the team came into the tournament off a season opener win against Klondike. The team started off strong against the St. Peter, Fort Wayne on Friday evening winning […]
Chapel Drama Team Makes Its Debut
Mrs. Goodspeed started an after school drama team for Middle School students which had its debut performance on November 10. The students shared a comical skit of what some believe the Last Day will look like and excuses some have for not believing in Christ. We do not know the day that Christ will come […]
Girls Basketball Starts a New Season
But by the grace of God I am what I am, and his grace to me was not without effect. No, I worked harder than all of them—yet not I, but the grace of God that was with me. 1 Corinthians 15:10 This is the theme for the 2021-22 Girls Basketball teams under the direction […]
The St. James soccer team wrapped up its season recently with a very successful 5 wins. The team of 4th-8th graders, both boys and girls, was able to defeat teams from Central Cathloic, Benton Central, Delphi, Carroll, and Trinity Lutheran. The defense was anchored by Kate K and goaltender Charlie W. Out of the midfield, the team […]
Great start for the Varsity Volleyball team
Congratulations to our girls on their first win of the season defeating Attica 25-4, 25-9! While there were reports of nervousness before the game, the Crusaders quickly gained control of the game led by 18 straight points by 8th Grader, Sydney M. The second game featured a balanced serving attack by Amelia G, Sophia P, […]
New Promethean Boards
Through the “Fund-A-Need” campaign at the 2021 Crusader Auction, St. James has been blessed with new Promethean ActivPanels. The boards arrived and then our volunteer crew of parents, students, alumni and teachers showed up in a big way. The new boards were delivered to classrooms and will be installed on July 19 and the Middle […]
Summer Hard Work
Summer is a great time to relax, swim, catch up on reading and brush up your basketball skills. Here in Indiana, Basketball is a way of life and that is certainly true for many of our student athletes. Open gym opportunities have been available for both our boys and girls teams through out the summer. […]
Our Teachers Are the Best
Our teachers don’t stop, even in the summer! Vacation Bible School was held June 14-18 led by several St. James teachers. Our theme for the week was “Rainforest Explorers” with a focus on Jesus as our leader. After reaching our Mission Goal of 300 items for the YWCA Women’s Shelter, students were able to shower […]