Parent engagement


Parent Bootcamp

Dates: EITHER September 3, 2024 or September 4, 2024

(Attending one of the two evening options will be required for all families new to St. James but available to all parents who want to attend!)

“Parenting Teens Bootcamp” is a new initiative under our strategic plan imperative of partnering more intentionally with parents in their children’s education. This will be an evening “boot camp” on some of the most challenging parenting issues, with sessions provided by experienced parents and educators who can help give guidance and resources.

More information will be available in August 2024.


August 10, 2024 @ St. James Academy from 8:30AM – 12:30PM

We invite you to join us!. This will allow you to have fun, bond, and grow with your daughter. This retreat is for all girls enrolled at St. James for the 2024-25 school year to attend with their mothers, stepmothers, or other maternal figures in their lives. It is a chance to strengthen your bond with your daughter and other moms in our community while enjoying a day of fun, sisterhood, and prayer. Be on the lookout for more information, including an RSVP in your emails over the summer.

Adult Rome Pilgrimage

Every 2 years, the school offers a trip for current Parents and 21+ Alumni.

The next trip will take place on September 19-27, 2025

Contact Austin Krause with any questions.


    Parent Masses

    TheseMasses are held from 8:00-8:30 a.m. in our chapel. Following Mass, please join us for pastries and coffee!

    Parents: please park in visitor parking in front of the school. Staff will be there to help direct you inside.

    Dates for Parent & Grandparent Masses 2024-25 will be released in August 2024.

    Contact Campus Ministry with any questions.

    Draw Near

    All students, families, alumni, and friends are invited to join us for an evening of Adoration, Praise, and Worship, and a Witness once a month at Draw Near in the Chapel! 

    Dates for Draw Near 2024-25 will be released in August 2024.

      Contact Chris Walters with any questions.

      Thunder Dads

      Information for the 2024-25 school year will be available in August 2024.

      SJA Dads come together weekly at 6 am on Wednesday mornings during the school year to grow in fellowship and be formed in their faith. I hope to see you there!

      Contact Austin Krause with any questions or to get involved!

      Eucharsitic Adoration

      Eucharistic Adoration is offered in-person, normally on Fridays (starting after morning mass). This is open to all teachers, students, & parents.

      Any outside guests must check into the front office before entering the building.