St. James High School Lip Dub
Fall 2014 Video Production Class 


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Thanksgiving Break
November 26-28

Thursday, December 4
Grades 6-12
Armstrong Auditorium

Friday, December 12
Grades 1-5

St. James High School

Monday, December 15
Grades 6-8- 6:30pm
Grades 9-12- 8:00pm
Armstrong Auditorium

Tuesday, December 16
Armstrong Auditorium

Monday, December 22

H.S. Little Theater

December 23- Early Dismissal-12:00pm-
Returning Monday, January 5


Has your family moved, do you have a 
new telephone number or e-mail? 

Please let us know so you can stay up-to-date with school happenings by receiving automated telephone calls with weather related or other important information.  
All address, e-mail, and telephone number updates for St. James Public Schools including Northside, Armstrong and the St. James High School, are made in one place.
Please call Nancy Pinke at 375-3381, ext. 4 or email to update your information.  
If you have students in more than one school building, you still only have to make ONE call to update your household information.  Call  or e-mail TODAY!
Thank you all for making the food drive a success! 
Overall, we raised 1,770 items! 
Our winnners are:
Northside: 5th Grade with 291 items
High School: 6th Grade with 294 items

The holiday season is quickly approaching

and the St. James High School Student Council will be hosting the

2nd Annual Spirit of Giving Back Food Drive.

Many families are in need;

please help our community

by donating non-perishable food items.

Each elementary and high school grade level will receive a featherless turkey.


For every 10 items you bring, you will receive a feather for your turkey.

The elementary grade and high school grade with the most turkey feathers will receive the traveling trophy

and ice cream treats!

Student Council members will collect items and update the feathers.

Donations will be collected from November 11th21st.

    “Life is an echo – what you send out comes back.”- Unknown



Our students and future leaders deserve the BEST!

  Buildings which are safe, comfortable, and welcoming!          
  Educational and extra-curricular opportunities second to none! 
  Support from our community! 
  Technology that will enhance learning!


Plan Proposal Basics

  • The plan is comprehensive and addresses all currently identified needs.

  • The plan has been developed with a defined process:  

1.  Needs were identified by staff.                                                                                                                  
2.  Needs were affirmed in a facility study by an architectural firm.                                                           
3.  Input was gathered from our staff and community.
4.  A feasibility committee met regularly to formulate a plan based on input.                                    
5.  Sharing of the plan with the community.                                                                                    
6.  Board approved the plan with staff and community endorsement.                                            
7.  Continue to share plan.              
8.  February 3, 2015 special election.                    
9.  If a “yes” vote, partial completion fall 2017.

  • The plan addresses all three buildings and sites.

  • The plan focuses on the following priorities: school safety and security, comprehensive plan, additional and improved educational space, technology upgrades, building maintenance upgrades, grade alignment (with the addition of a middle school concept), financing of the project, competitive extra-curricular facilities, and community event space.

  • The cost of the project is $29.9 million.  The cost is shared on all property types.  Impact for a home valued at $100,000 is $121 a year or $10 a month.  For your personal impact information, contact Ehlers and Associates at 1-800-552-1171 or

Please be informed and if you have questions, please contact Becky Cselovszki, Superintendent of Schools,  507-375-5974 ext. 134 or



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