November Rapp Up

Let me tell you a story. What happened inside of you when you read the line above? Was there a part of you that immediately jumped to the next line, that redirected your focus from the other tabs you have open or the other tasks weighing on your mind to see what would...

October Rapp Up

If you walked into St. James Academy this week, you were greeted by some different faces than usual.  No, I’m not talking about the three or four people in the halls pointing to the new door you have to walk through to check in (the double-buzzer system throws...

Participation in KCTC Student Survey

Click Here to Opt In/Out St. James Parents, Our school will soon be administering the Kansas Communities That Care (KCTC) Student Survey*. This survey is taken by 6th, 8th, 10th, and 12th-grade students statewide, and we will be giving it to our 10th and 12th graders...

September Rapp Up

What a start to the school year! Since my last Rapp Up, we have welcomed our largest incoming class in St. James history, opened new spaces for our new Rhetoric and Media Arts program and updated Computer Science and Business programs, had an incredible senior retreat...

National Merit Scholars – Class of 2023

On September 14th, officials of the National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC) announced the names of approximately 16,000 Semifinalists in the 68th annual National Merit Scholarship Program. These academically talented high school seniors finished in the top 1% of...

Homecoming Letter 2022

Dear St. James Academy Parents: St. James Academy’s Homecoming is coming up the week of September 26, and we are so excited to celebrate this event with them!  The Homecoming Dance will be held at St. James Academy on Saturday, October 1, from 8-11 p.m. Students must...

New Media & Rhetoric Arts Center

With our community’s generosity from last year’s auction, St. James Academy’s newly renovated spaces are open for class! This week Fr. Riley blessed the spaces in a beautiful ceremony (see the link below for a transcript of his blessing). Joined by...

July Rapp Up

St. James Families, I pray that summer has been a time of rest and rejuvenation for you all! With the start of school less than one month away, I can almost hear the flurry of thumbs pounding phone screens to complete last-minute summer-reading book orders, but I hope...

2022-23 School Year Updates

St. James Families, Happy midsummer! We are just under a month away from our first day with freshmen on August 15th, so things are starting to really pick up steam at school in preparation for our best year yet! As we look towards a new year, there will be some...
Nancy Dorsey Hall of Fame Inductee

Nancy Dorsey Hall of Fame Inductee

On June 4th 2022, the Kansas Volleyball Association (KVA) inducted St James Academy Coach, Nancy Dorsey, into their 9th Hall of Fame class. Nancy has been the head volleyball coach at St James Academy since the school opened in 2005. In 15 varsity seasons, Dorsey’s...