Why St. James

Grace Gillespie
Public School Teacher

I went to St. James School myself, and my husband and I sent our 3 children to St. James Lutheran School also.  I have been asked many times if I see a conflict between teaching in the public schools and sending our children to St. James.  I had to grapple with the decision when teachers and administrators questioned me.  I am a strong proponent of the public schools.    I strive to be a role model for my students.   For my own children though, I wanted the best possible education for them. That education would be focused on Jesus Christ.   I wanted them to be steeped in the Lutheran theology, Bible verses, and a faith that is unshaking when times are tough.  I wanted Jesus Chris taught throughout the day, in all subjects, in all applications. I am pleased that St. James is even more than that for its students.  The academics are proven with many, many students going into honors classes in high school.  The well-rounded student can be involved in many activities including choir, band, scouts, drama, and sports.  Going to school with the same class throughout grade school and junior high builds a camaraderie between students and families that continues into adulthood.    I know that we made the right decision to send our children to St. James Lutheran School.  We are blessed to have a school that strives to be the light of Jesus’ love in our community!

Why St. James Testimonials
Nancy Sattler
Public School Teacher
Grace Gillespie
Public School Teacher
Brandon & Desiree Keiper
Parents of Students who Transferred from Other Area School
Daniel R. Sunkel, M.D.
Parent of St. James Students
Kristy McCain
Parent of St. James Students
Joy and Jason Plassard
Parents of St. James Students
Lisa and Tim Werth
Parent of St. James Students
Ted and Carrie Hovermale
Parents of St. James Students and Public School Teacher
Darrel and Stephanie Bossung
Parent of St. James Student
Stephanie and Donnie Fahler, M.D.
Lutheran Parents of St. James Students