St. James News
SJMS Chess Club enjoys fine season
The St. James Middle School Chess Club recently had their last meeting of the year and celebrated their accomplishments. Devon Brown and Jimmy Watson were the top eighth-grade players. Garren Gray was the top seventh-grade player.
The St. James PTO will be hosting the Harlem Wizards for a fundraising basketball event on Wednesday, April 30 at 7 p.m. at the St. James Middle School gym. The gates at both entrances to the Middle School will open at 6 p.m.
Sobering message delivered about driving drunk
The Tau Iota Gamma fraternity held its annual Safe and Sober Prom program at John F. Hodge High School last week to raise awareness about drinking and driving. Held the week of prom each year, the fraternity alternates four different programs to encourage students to make responsible decisions before, during, and after prom as the time between prom and graduation can be a dangerous period for students.
JFH greenhouse open
The John F. Hodge High School greenhouse class will be featuring its annual plant sale through the end of April. Greenhouse students have been preparing plants since the end of last year for the sale and teacher Janet Terrill is looking forward to another successful year of plant sales.
A drug take-back program will be held in the St. James Police Department parking lot on Saturday. The St. James Police Department and Kiwanis Club are once again teaming up to properly dispose of unwanted or outdated prescription drugs. Held from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m., Kiwanis members and police officers will offer drive-through service for all participants.