Positive Test (September 23, 2020)

Dear STJ Families, On September 23, 2020, the St. James R-I School District was notified by the Phelps/Maries County Health Department that a High School student tested positive for coronavirus (COVID-19). The students, their families, and staff members in close contact with this individual have been or are being notified by the Phelps-Maries County Health Department. The Health Department staff will be calling to …

Positive Test (Septemer 17, 2020)

Dear STJ Families, On September 17, 2020, the St. James R-I School District was notified by the Phelps/Maries County Health Department that a Middle School staff member tested positive for coronavirus (COVID-19). Staff members in close contact with this individual have or are being notified by the Phelps-Maries County Health Department. Based on the investigation conducted by the Health Department, no students were in …

Positive Test (September 16, 2020)

Dear STJ Families, On September 16, 2020, the St. James R-I School District was notified by the Phelps/Maries County Health Department that a Lucy Wortham James Elementary School staff member tested positive for coronavirus (COVID-19). Based on the investigation conducted by the Health Department, no students were in close contact with this individual. If you are not contacted by the health department within 48 …

Positive Test (August 29, 2020)

Dear STJ Families, On August 29, 2020, the St. James R-I School District was notified by the Phelps/Maries County Department of Health that a St. James Middle School staff member tested positive for coronavirus (COVID-19). The students, their families, and other staff members in close contact with this individual have or are being notified by the Phelps-Maries County Health Department. We are …

COVID-19 Communications

Dear St. James R-I Families, I would like to thank our families for a great first week of school! We are so excited to have our staff and students back on our campuses. We experienced four outstanding days of school with great things happening in each of our buildings! The purpose of this communication is to provide transparency regarding the …

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High School Closure

The St. James R-I School District was recently notified by a structural engineer that several existing high school roofs need to be repaired prior to occupancy. The roofs in need of repair are not part of our present construction projects. Due to this recent development, John F. Hodge High School will begin the 2020-2021 school year using Alternative Methods of …

Licking Tournament Cancellation

Today, Rolla Public Schools, St. James Public Schools, and the cities of Rolla and St. James received notice that there were teams across the region involved in last weekend’s Licking Shootout volleyball tournament that had players who tested positive for COVID-19. No teams from schools within Phelps County were involved in last weekend’s volleyball tournament. In partnership with the Phelps-Maries …