Welcome to the St. James Academy Admissions’ new Blog. Our great marketing team revamped the site to help families like yours find the information that leads you to consider being part of the St. James community. About twice a month, we’ll provide another blog on a compelling topic that’s common to our junior high constituents’ decision-making process. Do you have any questions not addressed here? Contact us!

This Isn’t CYO Sports Anymore!

This Isn’t CYO Sports Anymore!

“No one said that high school sports were going to be easy, but it will be worth it…when we put Jesus in the center of all we do then the successes will fall into place, whether it’s on the field or court, stage, classroom, in relationships, or a...
Why St. James?

Why St. James?

“I would not be who I am today without St. James, and I wouldn’t trade it for twenty extra minutes of sleep in the morning, or a bunch of friends I’m already comfortable with.” By Maddie Joerger, St. James Academy Senior As a senior with only a couple...
Student Counseling Committee

Student Counseling Committee

“Participating in the Student Counseling Committee has taught me many lessons about leadership and how to help the students of St. James.” by Luke Ludwikoski, SJA Class of 2019 As a part of St. James and the Student Counseling Committee, I believe that the...
From Public to Private

From Public to Private

“When my daughter started as a freshman, she only knew five students in the community, and within a month, kids of all ages knew her name and said “hi” to her in the hallways making her feel at home. This is all thanks to the community system – one of the...
No One Sits Alone! (Celebr8 Awesome)

No One Sits Alone! (Celebr8 Awesome)

“I work in a place where practice starts and ends in prayer and where it’s ok and even encouraged to talk to kids about their lives and their struggles . . . it’s a pretty awesome place.” By Nancy Dorsey, Staff and Coach of St. James Academy and Author of...
Return on Investment in Catholic Education

Return on Investment in Catholic Education

“The quality of life I have today derived from my parents’ investment in my Catholic education years ago.” By Hannah Sanchez, SJA Class of 2013 Investing in quality education today is key to receiving tomorrow’s quality of life. Each school or educational...
High School Shopping

High School Shopping

“Dan realized how the “Christ-first” message he had heard from the staff and read on the website was not just talking. This young man was the young adult Dan wanted his children to become.” By Dan and Julie Melchior, parents of 2017, 2020 and 2023 SJA...
Where Do I Start?

Where Do I Start?

“Many parents also find it helpful to talk to other families currently involved in the programs that might interest your son or daughter.” By Karen Maginn, Director of Admission, St. James Academy I’m often asked by Junior High parents, “Where do I start?”...

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