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Springfield's Saint James School Celebrates Catholic Schools Week

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St. James Classroom Credits: St. James the Apostle Church
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St. James Media Room Credits: St. James the Apostle Church
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SPRINGFIELD, NJ – Saint James the Apostle School (SJS) in Springfield is celebrating Catholic Schools Week (January 28-February 3, 2018) with a variety of events for students, staff and parents.

Some of the activities planned include a School Mass, Family Skate Night, making sandwiches for Saint Joseph’s Social Service Center in Elizabeth and breakfast bags for the Community Soup Kitchen in Morristown, a Knights of Columbus Spelling Bee, a Living Biographies presentation, a fundraising dinner at Tiff’s Burger and Ale House, an evening Talent Show and more.

SJS serves the parishioners of Saint James the Apostle Church in Springfield and the surrounding communities by offering its students a Roman Catholic faith-based education that acknowledges each child’s individual ability to achieve his or her fullest potential academically, socially, and spiritually.

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"Saint James the Apostle School students greatly look forward to the events of Catholic Schools Week that celebrate the contributions a Catholic education provides students, the community, and the nation at large. Our young people not only excel academically, but they are taught how to be servant leaders," said Mrs. Caroline Ponterio, Principal.

Rev. Joseph F. Barbone, pastor of St. James the Apostle Church, agrees. "Saint James the Apostle School offers an educational opportunity for our students that encourages them to learn and grow in an atmosphere that reflects our Catholic and Christian values," he said.

SJS is accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools. SJS offers a diverse range of academic programs from PreK-3 through Grade 8, state of the art technology, enrichment classes, and a host of extracurricular activities during and after school. There is also full and half-day Pre-K and full day Kindergarten as well as Before and After Care Programs. The current enrollment of fewer than 200 students allows for a low teacher-to-student ratio, and fosters an academic environment where individualized attention in the norm.

This year SJS is celebrating its 65th Anniversary. More events will be held throughout the year to mark this milestone.

Registrations are now being accepted for PreK-3 through Grade 8 for the 2018-2019 school year.  SJS is located at 41 South Springfield Ave. in Springfield. For more information about SJS or to arrange a tour of the school, please call 973-376-5194 or visit sjschool@sjspringfield.org  or the school’s Web site at www.sjspringfield.org.

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