Reopening Plan for Fall 2020

As we prepare for a new school year amidst the ever-shifting dynamics of the COVID-19 pandemic, we want to share with you the academic portion of our reopening plan. All of this planning has been done prayerfully with our theme for the year in mind: “He Holds...

June Rapp Up

June usually counts among the quietest months of the year in schools, but June of 2020 is no ordinary month! It has not only been a historic month for our country facing the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic and the renewed confrontation of racism in our culture,...

Reopening of St. James Academy

We are excited to start sharing information about reopening St. James Academy in the fall. Our staff has been drafting a school plan to be on campus in August. We will be working closely with the Archdiocese of Kansas City in Kansas, the Johnson County Health...

Bridget Schippers named Presidential Scholar

St. James Academy graduating senior Bridget Schippers was named a Presidential Scholar by U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos on May 21st, 2020. She is the first in St. James Academy school history and the sole female representative from the state of Kansas for...

St. James Academy Summer Hours

School offices will be closed May 26-July 5, 2020 with staff working from home. Please contact through emails or the main phone 913-254-4200 and leave a message if you need to reach a staff member. School Office Hours for July 6-31, 2020 8:30 a.m.-3:00 p.m....

Summer Reopening Plan

**Last updated July 1**  St. James Academy has made the following decisions after consulting with our school health care professionals along with our state and Johnson County Health Department guidelines and recommendations. Our goal is to protect our students, staff...

Message from Chef Weitang Hu

Hello Parents: My name is Weitang Hu, the Café Executive Chef Manger at St James Academy. It is our privilege to serve your children at St James Academy. First of all, a big round of applause to your child (children) who will graduate this year from St James Academy....

Mrs. Branson’s Words

Last year we established the Samantha Branson Courage Award to honor those who demonstrate courage in the midst of suffering, and Mrs. Branson was the first recipient. Attached is the transcript of her beautiful message to our community last spring. What an awesome,...

Remembering Samantha Branson

“Faith is not a light that dispels all our darkness, but a lamp that guides our feet in the night and suffices for the journey.” I often share this quote from Pope Francis’ encyclical Lumen Fidei with friends or family when they are going through a difficult time....

Good News

While I’ll send out a full “April Rapp Up” next week, I wanted to just share some examples of (perhaps much needed!) good news that have rolled into our offices over the past few weeks… From our parent survey sent last week, of the 130 responses, 97% rated their...