2017 Most Loved Private School
We are so excited to share the news that Saint James Elementary School has been named the Most Loved Private School by the Hulafrog: Red Bank, NJ audience!!! Thank you all for sharing the love, we are so excited and proud! #GoRoyals
Re-Registration Forms Due Now
The re-registration forms are due back to the Business Office by Friday, February 10th. The first homeroom class to have all of the re-registration forms returned will receive a dress down day. If any family needs registration materials for another child for September, please contact the Business Office. Re-Registration packets can also be found online under the Helpful Forms page or click More below.
Saint James School Sweetheart Dance - March 5th
We are excited to announce the new name of the annual Father/Daughter Dance to the Saint James School Sweetheart Dance, for girls in grades K to 8th. Girls may be escorted by someone special or close to their heart. The dance will be held on the afternoon of Sunday, March 5, 2017, at Beacon Hill Country Club in Atlantic Highlands.
2017 - 2018 Diocesan Tuition Assistance - Deadline March 3rd
Reminder, the first round deadline to apply for Diocese Tuition Assistance Financial Aid is Friday March 3rd. Information is available here on the Saint James website, just click on More.
Saint James Elementary School Receives $10,000 Grant from OceanFirst Foundation
Saint James School was proudly presented the 2016 Grant Recipient of OceanFirst Model Classroom. The school has been awarded $10,000 to create a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) Lab classroom. The grant will be used to facilitate STEM curriculum and purchase furniture and equipment needed for the new STEM Lab. Saint James School recognizes the need to provide our students with a strong STEM skill set needed to succeed in future educational endeavors and careers. The creation of the STEM Lab will provide students with an environment where students can explore and discover new learnings through hands on experiences. The goal of the 2016 Model Classroom Grant Program is to support bold and innovative schools that have the vision, creativity and desire to develop model classrooms for learning. The grants support schools that are committed to creating and promoting a culture of academic excellence, improving and enhancing classroom instruction and want to embrace new technology, tools and training that adds value to the learning experience and helps improve student achievement.
The OceanFirst Foundation has a long history of supporting education and they have awarded $150,000 in grants to fifteen local schools, a total of 86 local schools applied. Saint James School was one of five elementary schools awarded $10,000 grant in the elementary school category. Saint James will use their grant to create a designated STEM Lab from an outdated school library, providing our middle school students the opportunity to become 21st century problem solvers, innovators, creators and collaborators.
“I am thankful to the OceanFirst Foundation, our teachers for their enthusiasm and progressive thinking with respect to instruction, our students for their desire to learn and challenge themselves, our parents for supporting the school’s efforts, and a special thank you to Mrs. Golden Vice-Principal for writing the grant proposal. The financial award will go a long way towards redesigning an outdated library into a fully equipped STEM Lab,” Saint James Principal Mrs. JoAnn Giordano explained.
Introducing the Virutal Folder (formerly known as WIN Folder)
Our WIN folder has a new name! Introducing the Virtual Folder! A link will remain permanently in the left column of our website.
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Catholic Schools Have It All!
We are pleased to share the Diocese’s video – “Catholic Schools Have It All” -- featuring an important message from Bishop O’Connell and interviews with a range of people connected to our Catholic schools from across the Diocese.