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Husky Hits - Oct 9 2016

As the season changes to fall, at least on the Gregorian Calendar if not in the meteorological experience of Los Angeles, we are reminded how the passing of time can catch up on all of us. Sunday evening is the perfect time to reflect on the past week and scroll down to see the exciting events ahead! 

Here are some galleries showing what the first week of fall brought to St. James':

Students Visited Astrocamp

Soccer Season Kick Off

Presentations in Kammula-Gibson Class

Announcements

Hello St. James' Families, 

It is hard to believe that our Grandparents and Special Friends Day is just around the corner on November 22! This is one of our favorite days of the year at St. James' and a wonderful celebration of our community. We look forward to welcoming our beloved grandparents and special friends to the school and enjoying a fun day together.
 
Please fill out the attached contact information form for all our grandparents and special friends in your household (even if they have come before) by Friday, October 14 so that no one is left behind when we send out the email invitationClick here to submit your grandparents and special friends info.
 
Thank you!

- Sibling Applications Due October 13

Sibling Applications for September 2017 are due October 13

St. James’ is now accepting applications for all grades for September 2017. Apply online.

Siblings of current students and children of current employees are encouraged to complete their application before Thursday, October 13, 2016. St. James’ provides an innovative educational experience within a warm and diverse community dedicated to academic excellence, nobility of character, and spiritual growth.

Sibling and employee applications are due Thursday, October 13.

Contact Assistant Director of Admission Kimberly James with questions about the online application process.

- From the Rev. Aidan Koh, Chaplain


At our school chapel services on Wednesday, October 12 (4th–6th), and Thursday, October 13 (K–3rd), we will include the celebration of the Holy Eucharist. Religion teachers are instructing the children this week on how to receive the bread and wine.

The children will have five choices when the Eucharist is offered:
  • Eat the bread and drink the wine.
  • Take the bread, dip it into the wine, and eat it.
  • Eat the bread but have no wine.
  • Take neither bread nor wine but ask for a blessing.
  • Take neither bread nor wine and not request a blessing. (Students preferring this option should remain seated in their pews.)
We hope that parents and children will discuss these choices and determine which one is preferable before the services. We usually do not require parents to provide written response or permission, but we hope that the children can express their families’ wishes at the services by raising their hands to indicate which choice they will take.

If you have any questions about these matters, please feel free to contact the Rev. Aidan Koh at 213-382-2315 ext. 250.

 

- Upcoming Author Visits 

WHO: AJ Low
WHEN: 10/26/2016 
TIME: 1:30
WHERE: St. James' Hall
STUDENTS: 1st-5th graders
 
 
WHO: Dana Simpson
WHEN: 11/02/2016
TIME: 1:30pm
WHERE: St. James' Hall
MORE INFORMATION: http://danasimpson.com/
STUDENTS: 1st-4th graders
 

-Instrument Petting Zoo!

Want to try a saxophone?  A flute?  Maybe a trumpet?  Come to the Instrument Petting Zoo on Monday, October 17th from 5pm-7pm in the St. James’ Hall.  There will be a variety of band instruments for students to try and play.  
 
Once students choose an instrument, they can join the brand new Beginner Band which will meet on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 7:15am in Parish Hall starting on October 18th. No prior knowledge of music or instrumental skills required!
 
 

- Car Safety Reminders 

No U turns on St. Andrews Place
No jaywalking
The car line starts on 6th street between Gramercy and St. Andrews Place 
Turn RIGHT onto St. Andrews Place
NO LEFT TURNS from 6th Street onto St. Andrews Place
No cutting the line ever
Do NOT get out of your car for any reason at drop off  
 
샌 앤드류스 길에서 유턴을 삼가해 주세요.
샌 앤드류스 길에서 무단횡단을 삼가해 주세요.
차량의 라인은 6가와 그래머시에서 시작해서 샌 앤드류스로 우회전하여 들어갑니다.
6가 동쪽 방향에서 오시는 경우 샌 앤드류스로 좌회전해서 들어오지 말아주세요.
차 사이에 끼어드는 것은 삼가해 주세요.
학생들이 차량 라인에서 하차할때 운전자는 차에서 내리지 말아주세요.
 

-From St. James in the City

 

- Summer Reading

Congratulations to all students who completed their summer reading list! You'll be receiving your certificate at our first Community Gathering next week! Don't see your name? Contact Christina Olague to see if you might have turned it in without your name colague@sjsla.org

See all their names here!

Nov
16
K-6 Prospective Parents' Tou
Category Web 2
Dates & Times 11/16/2019
9:00 am -to- 12:00 pm
Nov
18
Stories from the Frontline
Category Web 2
Dates & Times 11/18/2019
6:00 pm -to- 8:30 pm
Location Parish Hall
Nov
18
Head of School Book Club
Category Web 2
Dates & Times 11/18/2019
6:30 pm -to- 8:00 pm
Nov
19
K-2 Admission Tour
Category Web 2
Dates & Times 11/19/2019
9:00 am -to- 10:30 am
Location Library
Nov
19
Civil Society Day: Author Visit, Angela Sanchez
Category Web 2
Dates & Times 11/19/2019
9:00 am -to- 1:00 pm
Summary 8:15-8:45 Community Gathering to intro Angela and kick off the day. 9:00-9:30 2nd and 3rd Grade 10:45-11:30 4th and 5th Grade 11:45-12:45 6th Grade
Nov
20
4th-6th Chapel
Category Web 2
Dates & Times 11/20/2019
8:30 am -to- 9:05 am
Location Church Sanctuary
Nov
20
K-2 Admission Tour
Category Web 2
Dates & Times 11/20/2019
9:00 am -to- 10:30 am
Location Library
Nov
20
Talent Show 1
Category Web 2
Dates & Times 11/20/2019
1:30 pm -to- 3:15 pm
Nov
21
K - 3rd Chapel
Category Web 2
Dates & Times 11/21/2019
8:30 am -to- 9:05 am
Location Church Sanctuary
Nov
22
Last Day of Every Child Fund 100% in 50 Days
Category Web 2
Dates & Times 11/22/2019
All Day
Nov
25
No School PS - 6
Category Web 2
Dates & Times Starts: 11/25/2019 @ All Day
Ends: 11/29/2019 @ All Day
Nov
26
No School PS - 6
Category Web 2
Dates & Times Starts: 11/25/2019 @ All Day
Ends: 11/29/2019 @ All Day
Nov
27
No School PS - 6
Category Web 2
Dates & Times Starts: 11/25/2019 @ All Day
Ends: 11/29/2019 @ All Day
Nov
28
No School PS - 6
Category Web 2
Dates & Times Starts: 11/25/2019 @ All Day
Ends: 11/29/2019 @ All Day
Nov
29
No School PS - 6
Category Web 2
Dates & Times Starts: 11/25/2019 @ All Day
Ends: 11/29/2019 @ All Day