4th Annual MLK Day

January 19, 2015 marked St. James School’s 4th Annual MLK Day of Service in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Over 100 people gathered at the Church of St. James the Less for an inspirational prayer service, including St. James students, staff, and visitors from William Penn Charte

BBC Films New Kitchen

On Monday January 12, St. James School hosted a team of reporters from BBC to film a spotlight story about the Vetri Foundation’s Eatiquette Program and how it is having an impact in our neighborhood and school community. The team spent the entire day at St. James School, learning fro

Ronald McDonald Reading Program Kickoff

On January 15 Ronald McDonald visited to prepare students for Philadelphia 76ers Read for Ronald Program, the second year St. James School is taking part in the program (led by the efforts of ELA teacher Ms. Carroll). Through this engaging initiative, students count the number of minu

Epiphany Party: 4th Annual

On Friday evening, January 9, St James School hosted its 4th Annual Epiphany Party — and was it ever an amazing celebration! For those who don’t know what an Epiphany party is, it is the time when the main entrances of the buildings is blessed with prayer and marked with chalk (

College Senior Gives a Summer

By Zack Wright I am a senior at Dartmouth College in Hanover, New Hampshire, where I major in Classical Studies (with a focus on ancient Greek history) and have done extensive coursework in mathematics. Having considered teaching as a career possibility — and having previously volunte

Will Parks, Sports Figure and Neighborhood Native, Visits

On Friday, January 9, Will Parks was our morning meeting Leader of the Day. Parks is starting safety for University of Arizona and older brother of 6th grader Nadir. Parks, who grew up right around the corner from the school, spoke to the students about life as a Division I student at

3rd Annual Christmas Gathering for St. James

On Friday, December 12, over 120 friends and benefactors of St. James School were present for Christmas in the City, the 3rd annual benefit sponsored by the Society of the Sons of St. George and the Philadelphia English Speaking Union. The evening began with a Service of Lessons and C