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September 2015

Back to School Night

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Thank you for attending Back to School Night. It was great to see the parents’ excitement and enthusiasm supporting St. James Academy teachers and the administration, as we begin the 2015-16 school year. Please comment below about your favorite part of the evening. Also, please share our new admission video and use the hashtag SJAExperience!

Spotlight on Mrs. Leigh Mayo

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11401311_668579919942473_3412343025910894029_nMrs. Mayo joins St. James Academy with over 30 years of teaching experience. She is a highly qualified reading and math specialist, who is extremely excited to be joining us at St. James Academy this year. Mrs. Mayo has won the Baltimore Sun’s Reading by 9 Teacher Recognition Award and the Baltimore County Chamber of Commerce Award of Excellence. 

What does St. James mean to you?

I am looking forward to getting to know the students and families in the St. James community. St. James is a wonderful opportunity for me to serve my community in a nurturing, child-centered environment.

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Academic Convocation

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On Wednesday morning, we gathered to celebrate the beginning of the school year with an Academic Convocation. This is a beautiful service where our 8th Grade students, lead by hand, our 1st Grade students into the Church Each member of our Student Council has a role in the service, and our Student Council President addresses the students and faculty. The purpose of  Academic Convocation is not only to mark the beginning of the school year but also to mark the beginning of the journey each first grader takes through St. James Academy. We appreciate their individual gifts, we rejoice in their future expectations, and we celebrate this great first step into a lifelong Read More