Class of 2024 Important Information

Senior Parent Information Night

Senior Parent Information Night was hosted on August 29, 2023. At this night we shared important information about the school year as well as college information. Anything from this night can be found below.

Financial Aid Presentation

College Presentation

Senior Parent College Information

Contact Angela Schermerhorn for any information related to College Counseling at 

Graduation Announcements/Cap and Gown

Casey Korte is the representatives with Jostens, providing the traditional Baccalaureate and Graduation announcements for St. James Academy.
Graduation cap and gowns have already been paid for as part of senior tuition and will be ordered through Jostens by Mrs. Lyons.

All seniors need to submit order form with height and weight for cap and gown size by September 27, 2023.

Jostens representatives will be at SJA Wednesday, Sept. 20 during lunch periods to accept orders for announcements and other graduation items.  Orders may be placed online here.

Orders may also be emailed to Jostens or mailed to them at School Traditions  P.O. Box 729  Kearney, MO 64060. Items after the September 20, 2023 date will have a late fee attached. 

Additional Jostens packets are available in the front office.

Casey Korte created a Parent Information Page. It has links directly to the ordering site, online catalog, parent information video, etc. and is available in the link below.

Jostens Graduation Page

Contact Jostens by phone at Jostens (816)-628-6157 or email questions

Class of 2024 Graduation Information

All information for 2024 Graduates can be found in the link below. Information includes:

  • Senior College & Scholarship Survey
  • President’s Reception for Parents of St. James’ Class of 2024
  • Senior All School Mass & Awards Assembly
  • Baccalaureate & Graduation
  • Cap & Gown pickup
  • Project Graduation

View Graduation Information

Senior Yearbook Ads/Purchase of Yearbooks

Yearbook & Senior Ads are available for purchase! Don’t miss the first pricing tier by ordering today!

Yearbook Information

College Visits and CSP Work Day Opportunities

Seniors do not have classes on the following dates and these can provide a great opportunity to visit colleges and/or complete CSP hours:

  • October 11,2023

  • November 20, 21, 22, 2023

  • December 22, 2023-Jan. 8, 2024 (Christmas Break)

  • February 16 & 19, 2024

  • March 8-15, 2024 (Spring Break)

View CSP Information

ACT Testing on Site at St. James

St. James Academy is a host site for the National ACT exam.  Students interested in taking the National ACT, please visit to register.  Registration and deadlines are through ACT.

  • September 9, 2023

  • October 28, 2023

  • December 9, 2023

  • February 10, 2024

Important College/University Application Priority Deadline to consider for most regent schools is NOVEMBER 1, 2023

View more college information including, important dates in the link below.

View College Counseling Information

Senior CSP Essential Question Discussions

Thursday, March 28, 2024 8:00 a.m.-1:30 p.m. (No School for Fr./Soph./Jr.)

Communications will be sent out regarding sign-up for the Essential Question Discussions.

View Essential Question Information