A Beautiful Memorial for Grace

  School and district officials were joined by school community members at the St. James Elementary School playground for a dedication ceremony to unveil a beautiful bench in memory of a special young lady. Grace McDonnell was one of the 20 students and 26 victims overall who lost their lives during the Sandy Hook Elementary …

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Rocking and Reading Are Hip Things to Do

St. James Elementary School kicked off this year’s Parents as Reading Partners celebration in hip fashion – by welcoming the arts-in-education percussion duo Hip Pickles. This award-winning interactive program incorporated music, movement and motivation to bring out some of the fun in reading. Along with hammering away on various types of drums in the school’s …