April 5, 2022


4th and 5th Grade Iditarod Experience

As our year-long PE unit comes to a close, 4th and 5th grade students celebrated with an Iditarod Experience Party!  Throughout the year, students learned the true meaning of self-sacrifice, commitment, […]

May 13, 2021


4th Graders Promote Tourism through Annual State Fair

Last Friday, May 7th, Mrs. Nikolaus and Mrs. Patterson’s 4th Grade fourth grade classes hosted their parents in Bishop’s Hall for the 2021 State Fair, a presentation of their year’s […]

November 20, 2020


Vote 2020! St. James Elects Student Council Leaders on November 3rd

Over the past few weeks, members of the St. James 3rd, 4th, and 5th grade classes have been preparing for an election for the St. James Student Council, a group […]

Preparing for August 5th Reopening: We Will Be Ready!

Click the buttons below for our Head of School and COVID Task Force’s July 13th update about our COVID-19 Protocols and reopening plans.

COVID-19 Update and Adjusted 2020-2021 Calendar

Click the buttons below for our Head of School’s June 25th letter about reopening on August 5th and our Adjusted Academic Calendar for 2020-2021.  

June 9, 2020



A Message from the Head of School

Tuesday, June 9, 2020 Dear Saint James Community,                                          We are […]

May 28, 2020



Celebrating 5th Graders with a Digital, Drive-by Graduation

“Send us now into the world in peace; and grant us strength and courage to love and serve you with gladness and singleness of heart.” – The Book of Common […]

May 17, 2020


Senior Spotlights Celebrate St. James Alums in the Class of 2020

Congratulations to St. James alumni graduates in the class of 2013!  We are proud of all of these college-bound seniors for their accomplishments and future plans.  Check out their Senior […]

April 8, 2020

Back to School


Virtual Preschool: How Does it Work and Why is it Worth the Effort?

For parents with children in preschool, school closures bring about a unique set of challenges. Without new places to visit or new friends to interact with, young children can grow […]

April 2, 2020



St. James Episcopal Day School COVID-19 Response

With care in mind for our students, faculty, staff, and all our families, St. James Episcopal Day School is following the recommendations of our Diocesan Bishop and the Louisiana Governor’s […]

February 11, 2020



Learning to Love Our Neighbor

I believe in God above.I believe in Jesus’ love.I believe the spirit too, comes to teach us what to do.I believe that I should beKind and loving Lord like thee.​  […]

January 30, 2020



What caused the American Revolution? 4th Graders Write Newspaper Articles to Relive the Boston Tea Party

       Our fourth graders have been busy learning all about America’s history this month with their teacher, Ms. Brooke Patterson. After beginning the year studying early explorers and the impact […]

January 18, 2020


5th Graders Create News Broadcast Entirely on their Own

     Step into the Green Room on a Thursday morning, and you’ll find fifth grade boys and girls hard at work preparing for Bayou St. James, our daily news […]

December 13, 2019


Second Graders Study Westward Expansion and Life in Pioneer Days

      Right before the start of the holiday travel season, our second grade finished up a study on Westward Expansion and Pioneers. They began their journey by packing […]

November 12, 2019


Why Does St. James Episcopal Day School End in 5th Grade?

 Schools are typically asked to speak to the reasoning behind the scope of grade levels included in their school. Parents and educators alike talk about Prek-8 or K-12 schools; sometimes […]

November 8, 2019


Fifth Graders Study Native Americans through Research, Essays, and Tweets

   If you were lost in the woods, what would you need to survive? A fifth grade student would tell you to call upon an early Native American tribe, whose […]

October 24, 2019


A Wide Range de Sentimientos in Spanish Class

During the first quarter, our second and third graders learned about emotions and feelings in Spanish class, and they used their new vocabulary to recite poems or tell jokes in […]