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A Year in the Life of St. James Video

A Year in the Life of St. James Video

This past December 2020, the Episcopal Church filmed at St. James School for their series, A Year in the Life. It was filmed throughout the pandemic using COVID-safe protocols, and the series explores how Episcopal schools, ministries, and congregations have adapted...
Let Us Recommit to Anti-Racism

Let Us Recommit to Anti-Racism

Dear St. James School Community, Yesterday, when a jury of our peers convicted Derek Chauvin of murdering George Floyd, my reaction was: Justice does not bring George back to his family. Justice does not heal the broken hearts. And yet, Thanks be to God that justice...
Our Nation, A Poem By London (Class of 2022)

Our Nation, A Poem By London (Class of 2022)

We all know the pledge of allegiance. We stand up as a group On a particular day We put our right hand on our chest And we proudly say… “I pledge allegiance to the flag of the United States of America And to the Republic for which it stands. One nation…….” One...
What We Say and Do Matters. Our Young People Are Watching.

What We Say and Do Matters. Our Young People Are Watching.

Dear St. James School Community, You saw what happened. Provoked by President Donald Trump, thousands of extremists stormed the Capitol building in Washington D.C. on Wednesday in an attempt to prevent lawmakers from certifying President-elect Joe Biden’s victory in...
The right decision, made reluctantly

The right decision, made reluctantly

Dear Volunteers, Donors and Friends, In response to the rising rate of COVID-19 infections in Philadelphia and our 19132 zip code, St. James School has voluntarily moved classes to fully remote again starting today, Monday, November 16th. The predicted fall/winter...
June 2 Message from Head of School David Kasievich

June 2 Message from Head of School David Kasievich

We Mourn – We Lament – We Pray – We Listen – We Learn – We Act – We Love Dear St. James School Community, What can rightly be called the “original sin” of slavery has left an indelible imprint on our nation’s soul. We mourn the fact that Racism is alive and well and...
May 22 Message from Head of School David Kasievich

May 22 Message from Head of School David Kasievich

Brothers Max (8th grade) and Mason (5th grade) came to our Welcome Table to choose from the new books donated by KPMG and First Books. They found a bench on the campus where they could safely distance from others and read outdoors on a nice May day. Dear Friends of...
May 8 Message from Head of School David Kasievich

May 8 Message from Head of School David Kasievich

St. James School parent Valencia Newton, left, kisses her son Riley (8th Grade) with help from his older sister, Reina. Valencia says she is a member of our Parent Guardian Association “because I think it is important for Riley to see that I am invested in his...