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Learning Through Play at St. James FDK!

At St. James Catholic Elementary School Full Day Kindergarten students are encouraged to explore and develop new knowledge/skills during self-directed learning centers. In bulding centers that are equipped by the FDK team (teachers Mme. Belanger and Miss Hoeg), students use Lego to strenghthen math, visual arts and fine motor concepts/skills. The beauty of the program is that students are learning through play!  Read more...

Exploring Art Exciting for St. James Students

Junior and senior students from St. James school enjoyed a field trip to the Sudbury Art Gallery on Monday, October 6. Students explored the use of lines and elements of design such as shading to create original works of art with water paints. Students learned four paint techniques using various brushes during their workshop and applied those skills in this authentic learning experience! Read more...

Speed Cup Stacking at St. James.

St. James students meet weekly at lunch to enjoy some speed cup stacking! The students showcase their hand/eye coordination and try to beat their friend's time or their own personal best like grade 8 student Jakob Fahey. Read more...

St. James 5/6 Softball Team Captures Gold!!

On Friday June 6th, 2014 the grade 5/6 St. James Catholic Elementary School softball team participated in the Greater Sudbury Police Service annual slo-pitch tournament. The tournament serves to honour the memory of Sgt. Rick McDonald, who loved baseball and working with youth in our community. Sgt. McDonald was killed in the line of duty on July 28, 1999. The annual GSPS 5/6 Slo-Pitch tournament allows young students from across the Sudbury region to interact with police officers and have a great day playing ball.  Read more...

Celebrating Roots of Empathy at St. James

The Full Day Kindergarten (FDK) class at St. James Catholic Elementary School has enjoyed the "Roots of Empathy" program this past year, but has especially enjoyed the visits by Baby Kinsley. Kinsley was only 4 months old on her first visit and by her last visit she had turned 11 months!  Read more...

Author Chad Solomon visits St. John/ St. James School

Graphic novelist and creator of Rabbit and Bear Paws, Chad Solomon visited both St. John and St. James Catholic Elementary Schools. The Rabbit and Bear Paws series involves heroes that share humourous adentures based on tradition Aboriginal teachings. The students at both schools had an opportunity to learn some traditional Aboriginal teachings, as well as, the creativity and innovation that is involved with designing graphic novels.  Read more...

This Week at St. James

Tuesday, October 28
  • Grade 7 & 8 Net Retreat
Thursday, October 30
  • Mass at 9:30 a.m. - all are welcome
  • Sub Day
  • Scare Away Hunger - canned food drive one day only on October 31st.
Friday, October 31
  • Happy Halloween - Spirit Day today -

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