Exploring Earth & Space at The Franklin Institute

Students visited The Franklin Institute to explore the general exhibits, and were asked to visit the Changing Earth exhibit and the Space Command that align nicely with the 2012-2013 Earth science course.

Orchestra Trip to Kimmel Center

Students traveled to the Kimmel Center where they heard the Philadelphia Orchestra‘s production of “Beethoven Lives Upstairs.”  They sat near the front of the stage close to the bass section where they could see the string players up close. Students marvelled at how

Excellent Attendance = Boxing

Three 5th grade students with excellent attendance — Keenan, Lindelle and Tyahmiya — were chosen to attend a boxing clinic at Washington Boxing Academy in King of Prussia, PA.

Books Donated to Ethiopian Children

In January, 32 donated books from St. James School made their way in the 50 lb. backpack of Lydia Ball, a Colby College research assistant working in Ethiopia.

Audrey Evans Trailblazer Award 2013

Our very own Dr. Audrey Evans — Co-Founder of St. James School — has been recognized by Philadelphia Magazine as the 2013 Trailblazer in their 9th annual year for the award. Congratulations, Audrey — we would not be here without you!

WHYY Newsworks Feature

At St. James, a two-grade school was a ‘bigger challenge than imagined,’ but innovation sparks friendship and new skills

Science Lab with Saint James High Schoolers (Maryland)

The 5th and 6th grade students participated in a science lab in collaboration with high school students and staff from Saint James School, a traditional co-ed Episcopal boarding school located in Hagerstown, Maryland. As the Maryland students were planning their weekend of service at