St. James School: The Newest NativityMiguel School Announced

St. James School hosted twelve NativityMiguel Schools for their annual Principal’s meeting. At the beginning of the meeting, the Network’s Executive Director, Mary Claire Ryan, gave a reflection about the current and future initiatives of the Network and recognized the successful comp

Fun with Balloon Rockets

The 5th grade class performed an experiment to determine if the size of the hole at the end of a balloon would effect the distance the balloon would travel. Students inflated balloons. Students then attached index cards with different sized holes on the end of the balloon. The balloon

Four Counties Garden Club Brightens the Day

Volunteers from the Four Counties Garden Club visited to show the students how to plant daffodil bulbs that will grow heartily in the spring. Led by Hally Stief, a group of the club’s volunteers brought over 400 bulbs…along with gloves, shovels, rakes, and other tools to a

Rembrandt Exhibit Inspires Students

A half day field trip to the Philadelphia Museum of Art proved to be not only a great day out for the staff and students, but also a positive learning experience. On display are works by Rembrandt and his paintings, in a series called The Face of Jesus. The 17th century artist still r

Fun with Flu Shots

The Clinic in Phoenixville co-founder Dr. Lorna Stewart brought flu season to St. James School. In her session with staff and students, Dr. Stewart offered free flu shots along with an important lesson in taking care of one’s body during the cold and flu season. Students then pa

New Friendships Developed During Episcopal Academy Service Day

St. James School was the beneficiary of an Episcopal Academy (EA) Service Day. Sixth grade middle school students were accompanied by teachers for what promised to be a great day. After a presentation about the mission and vision of the school, the day’s tasks were assigned. Tas

Commissioning at St. Mark’s Church

On October 2, 2011, the students and staff of Saint James School were commissioned during the principal worship service at Saint Mark’s Church, 1625 Locust Street, Philadelphia. The Reverend Sean Mullen—Rector of Saint Mark’s and Chair of the Board of Directors of Saint Ja