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Movie and Trivia Night!

October 22, 2022 / School News
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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

October 19, 2022 / School News
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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.

Gym Update

September 30, 2022 / Uncategorized
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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

September 28, 2022 / Uncategorized
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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

September 26, 2022 / Uncategorized
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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

2022-2023 School Year Calendar

April 12, 2022 / Uncategorized
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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.

49th Annual Basketball Tournament

February 4, 2022 / School News / Sports
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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 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

January 8, 2022 / School News / Sports
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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

January 3, 2022 / School News
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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!

November 16, 2021 / music / School News
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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

November 14, 2021 / School News / Sports
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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

November 10, 2021 / School News
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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

November 8, 2021 / School News / Sports
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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 […]

Soccer Team 2021

Soccer Recap

September 30, 2021 / School News
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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

August 26, 2021 / School News
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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

July 8, 2021 / School News
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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

July 1, 2021 / School News
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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

June 19, 2021 / School News
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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 […]