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May 22, 2019
The Kingston Frontenac Public Library is delighted to welcome back the TD Summer Reading Club (TDSRC)! This summer with the TDSRC, children are encouraged to unplug and take a moment to explore the stories and science of nature through adventure and play—to marvel at a growing seed, be awed by extreme weather,...

How We Live…Matters

January 29, 2019
The Committee for Social Justice is pleased to announce the release of the fourth edition of How We Live…Matters, a newsletter for all in the ALCDSB. The newsletter encompasses Faith in Action through Catholic Social Teaching. The Committee is committed to continue to share and feature social justice projects and initiatives that...

Family Literacy Day Challenge in the K-2 Classroom

January 24, 2019
Dear K-2 Families, This Sunday, January 27th, is Family Literacy Day. To celebrate, we are sending home a flyer with 20 fun activities you and your child(ren) can do at home! For every activity your child completes at home, they will earn a ticket at school for a chance to win a...

Draw for Christmas Planters

December 20, 2018
Students in the Grade 6-8 class created planters to raise money for their end of year field trip. Having achieved their goal and having raised more than $300 for their trip, they held a free raffle for a planter in each class. The three winners ... Emme, Nathan, and Madison C. ......

Frontenac News Christmas Drawing Competition for K-7 Students

December 04, 2018
This Christmas season, as in the past 18 years, the Frontenac News is sponsoring a Christmas Drawing competition for elementary school aged children. They will be featuring the winning entries on the front page of the newspaper and the front page of their Christmas supplement, as well as in the supplement and...

Hot Lunch ... Order Online!

September 26, 2018
Hot Lunches now available to order on line for both Pizza Day and Sub Day. Log onto ALCDSB website at Register on School Cash On-line and order hot lunch. October orders must be placed no later than October 9th.

Terry Fox Walk September 27th

September 18, 2018
We are proud to once again be participating in the Terry Fox School Run. Over the past 14 years, St. James Major Catholic School has raised $2,488.47 for cancer research in Terry’s name. Terry Fox set an example of courage and compassion as he ran across Canada to help those suffering from...

Rural Frontenac Community Services

August 29, 2018
Starting on September 17th, Martha Johnston, the new Youth Program Coordinator at Rural Frontenac Community Services is expecting to run the afterschool Kids Club program again this year. On Mondays the program will be offered to Grades 5-8 at St. James Catholic Church. On Fridays the program will be offered to Grades...

Pope Francis Addresses Young People

August 14, 2018
“Dear young people, the heart of the Church is young precisely because the Gospel is like a lifeblood that continuously regenerates it. It is up to us to be obedient and to cooperate in this fruitfulness. And all of you can collaborate in this fruitfulness, whether you are Catholic Christians, or of...

Safe Arrival: Signing In/Out at the Office

August 07, 2018
Parents/Guardians are reminded to call the school to let us know if your child will be absent or late on any particular school day. Your assistance is greatly appreciated. If your son/daughter is late for school, they MUST be signed in at the office. If your child has an appointment and needs...

Visiting St. James

August 07, 2018
As part of the Ministry of Education initiative to help us provide a safe environment for your child/ren, all doors to the school, including the front door, are to remain locked. All visitors to the school are required to ring the buzzer at the front door and identify themselves to staff before...

Volunteers and Criminal Background Check

August 07, 2018
Algonquin and Lakeshore Catholic District School Board requires that all volunteers produce a Criminal Background Check that is current (within 3 years). The recent changes to the screening criteria for Vulnerable Sector Checks has impacted the amount of time it may take to complete the screening process. If you anticipate that you...

Sharbot Lake International Film Festival

June 06, 2018
Students and staff are excited to present their films during the SLIFF. Thanks to Dr. MacAlister, Youth Action Media and the Ministry of Education's Speak Up Grant for making this event possible. All welcome to join us for our SLIFF on June 15 from 6-7 pm.