March 19, 2021

Art

5th Grade Digital Art Transforms the Campus

​St. James Art Teacher Catherine Russell joins us this week on the blog for a report on our fifth graders’ recent study of Digital Art! Mrs. Russell earned her degree in Elementary Education from LSU and was named Teacher of the Year at Bains Elementary in 2012.  This is her 6th year teaching art at St. […]

December 23, 2019

Art

Event

Fourth Graders Focus on Elf Esteem in Guidance

In Guidance this December, the fourth graders learned about self esteem, and three ways to improve “elf esteem”. The E represents feeling empowered. Students explored ways they could build confidence to feel prepared and empowered for upcoming tasks or events. The L represents things that the student like about themselves. Students engaged in self-reflection to […]

December 14, 2019

Art

Event

Kindergarteners Participate in Gingerbread Pen Pal Exchange

The kindergarten classes are really getting in the spirit of Christmas. On Friday, Mrs. Miller and Mrs. Hume’s classes made ornaments and participated in a gingerbread exchange with a class in Minnesota! This gave our classes an opportunity to learn about what kindergarten was like in the northern part of the country and to share […]

September 27, 2019

Art

St. James Selfies Created in the Studio

Our Art classes are off to a busy start this year, and our walls are proof! All students PreK-3 through 5th started the year with the element of line and created different types of art showing their mastery in producing line variety with many different tools. Next they moved to shape with St. James Selfies. […]