Dancing with the Students Finale

After 9 weeks of learning and practice, the 5th grade class was finally ready to showcase their knowledge of dance. Led by instructor Kristen DelMarcelle (a Philadelphia-based theatre artist and instructor for Dancing with the Students), the students seemingly had their first lesson d

Special Dignitary, Shu Kubo, Visits

St. James School was honored with a special visit from Japanese artist and dignitary Shu Kubo. Kubo-san has shown his artwork world-wide and at a recent cultural exchange program at Drexel University. Kubo was accompanied Yorie (his wife and translator) and Shushi Yakanoshi, Drexel Un

ECHOES Honorees Visit

The Reverend David “Romans” Serunjogi and his wife Sarah — founders of the Trinity Children’s Centre outside Kampala, Uganda — visited the 5th grade students, along with Mel Bonder of The ECHOES Foundation, to share stories and gifts. Visiting from Africa

WHYY Newsworks Captures Art & Music Night

See the full story here at WHYY Newsworks This week, the students of St. James School on W. Clearfield Street showed off their creative sides with a night of musical performances, printmaking, plastering demonstrations and a vibrant art exhibit. For a majority of the fifth grade stude