Important Message

Dear STJ Families, This afternoon we received notice that multiple individuals within Lucy Wortham James Elementary School tested positive with COVID-19, symptomatic awaiting diagnosis, or quarantined. Due to the increasing number of elementary educational staff outages and a lack of substitute coverage, we are no longer able to adequately provide essential educational services for our elementary students.  Out of an …

Positive Tests (November 18, 2020)

Dear STJ Families, On November 18, 2020, the St. James R-I School District was notified by the Phelps-Maries County Health Department that a middle school student and two elementary staff members tested positive for coronavirus (COVID-19). The students, their families, and staff members in close contact with these individuals have been or are being notified by the Phelps-Maries County Health Department. …

St. James Middle School – Hybrid Learning Plan

November 18, 2020 Dear STJ Families, Due to excessive student quarantines in the middle school building, St. James Middle School will shift into the Hybrid Learning Plan starting Monday, November 30. While we would of course prefer to have all students in the building full time, we are hopeful that reducing the daily population in the middle school building on …

Positive Tests (November 16, 2020)

Dear STJ Families, On November 16, 2020, the St. James R-I School District was notified by the Phelps-Maries County Health Department that a middle school student tested positive for coronavirus (COVID-19). Additionally, a district staff member tested positive for coronavirus (COVID-19).  The students, their families, and staff members in close contact with these individuals have been or are being notified by …

Positive Tests (November 12-13, 2020)

Dear STJ Families, On November 13, 2020, the St. James R-I School District was notified by the Phelps-Maries County Health Department that an elementary school staff member and an unrelated high school student tested positive for coronavirus (COVID-19). Additionally, the St. James R-I School District was notified late in the evening on November 12, 2020 about another positive high school …

John F. Hodge High School – Hybrid Learning Plan

November 13, 2020 Dear STJ Families, Due to excessive student quarantines in the high school building, John F. Hodge High School will shift into the Hybrid Learning Plan. While we would of course prefer to have all students in the building full time, we are hopeful that reducing the daily population in the high school building on a temporary basis …

Important Message

November 13, 2020 Dear STJ Families,  Yesterday, Governor Parson announced a statewide change in guidance for determining close contacts and resulting quarantines in school settings. In response to this announcement, the St. James R-I School District will reinforce a districtwide mask emphasis effective immediately. The Phelps-Maries County Department of Health is supportive of this change.  As a district, we are already …

Positive Tests (November 12, 2020)

Dear STJ Families, On November 12, 2020, the St. James R-I School District was notified by the Phelps-Maries County Health Department that three students (1 high school, 2 elementary school) tested positive for coronavirus (COVID-19). The two elementary school students were already in quarantine. The students, their families, and staff members in close contact with these individuals have been or are …

Important Message

November 12, 2020 Dear STJ Families, This morning, Governor Parson, in conjunction with the Department of Health and Senior Services and the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education, announced a change in guidance for determining close contacts and resulting quarantines in school settings. We were just made aware of this new guidance this morning and will be working with the …

Positive Tests 2 (November 11, 2020)

Dear STJ Families, On the evening of November 11, 2020, the St. James R-I School District was notified by the Phelps-Maries County Health Department that two additional students (1 elementary, 1 middle school) tested positive for coronavirus (COVID-19). These two students live in the same household as a previously communicated positive test. The students, their families, and staff members in close …