Activities

6th Grade

  • Attend a production at the Alabama Shakespeare Festival
  • Conduct an intense study of worldwide cultures, including a field trip to Elmore County's Jasmine Hill Gardens (with its famous replicas of ancient Greek statuary).
  • Explore additional math proficiency through competitions and fun activities with the Sixth Grade Math Club
  • Explore additional science proficiency through the national Science Olympiad competition program.
  • Learn artistic self-expression through an award-winning elective visual arts program
  • Engage in the arts, through extra-curricular involvement in chorus, band, and theater
  • Students will be able to choose and study one of 4 languages in a Language Exploratory class through the Rosetta Stone Classroom program.

7th Grade

  • Attend a production at the Alabama Shakespeare Festival
  • Study the culture of the south and southern authors, highlighted by a trip to Monroe County, Ala.
  • Learn artistic self-expression through an award-winning elective visual arts program
  • Participate in a full range of athletic team opportunities
  • Engage in the arts, through extra-curricular involvement in chorus, band, and theater
  • Explore additional science proficiency through the national Science Olympiad competition program.
  • Students will be able to choose and study one of 6 languages in a Language Exploratory class through the Rosetta Stone Classroom program. 

8th Grade

  • Attend a production at the Alabama Shakespeare Festival
  • Travel with the class to Washington, D. C. and tour the nation's capital
  • Explore a variety of occupations by shadowing currently employed professionals during our uniquely designed Saint James 8th Grade Career Week.
  • Participate in a full range of athletic team opportunities
  • Engage in the arts, through extracurricular involvement in chorus, band, and theater
  • Gain confidence though successful public speaking with Eighth Grade Speech and Debate
  • Learn artistic self-expression through an award-winning elective visual arts program
  • Explore additional science proficiency through the national Science Olympiad competition program.
  • Students will be able to choose and study one of 25 languages in a Language Exploratory class through the Rosetta Stone Classroom program.

School-wide Activities

  • Back-to-School Dance
  • Field Day
  • Beach Bash
  • Community Service Opportunities
  • Student Government Association
  • Science Olympiad
  • Math Science Day
  • Events during October, which is nationally recognized as Month of the Young Adolescent