Updates / Changes / Special Announcements
Students, Staff & Community Members
Bring in any used athletic equipment you do not use anymore and place in any of the bins that are marked. We are participating in a community service project sponsored by the South Carolina High School League. You can bring in any new or used items that will be distributed to local after- school programs or kids in need. We will be collecting through March 29th. See Coach Hurston with any questions!
FBLA and DECA meets every Monday after school.
The Spectrum Club, the school's gay-straight alliance, meet every other Monday in B-184.
The Living Poets Society meets every Tuesday after school in Mrs. Hensel’s room F-222.
The HOSA Club meets every Wednesday after school in Mr. Chapman's room
The National Honor Society meets 2nd Wednesday every month. 3:30 in Auditorium
Student Council meets on Thursdays at 3:20 in Mrs. Revis’ room. Everyone is welcome.
The Fellowship of Christian Athletes meets every Friday at 7:40 a.m. in the auditorium.
Senior Army ROTC College Scholarship Presentation Thursday, April 4, 2019, Horry County Schools District Office, Room C-300
The Army ROTC Battalion at the University of South Carolina would like to extend an invitation to attend a Senior ROTC College Scholarship presentation. This briefing will inform Parents and Students in 10th and 11th Grade in Horry County Schools of Army ROTC Scholarship opportunities. Please join us on April 4th at 6:00 PM for a presentation on the Senior ROTC College Scholarship Program. The briefing will last approximately one hour with plenty of time for questions.
We will have information for available for all three services, Army, Navy, and Air Force and will focus on success when applying for the scholarship programs and information about other Senior ROTC options. Some of our guests will also provide some insight on how the ROTC Scholarship affected their lives, and we will conclude with a panel of current ROTC Cadets, our recruiters, and University personnel who can address your questions.
If you have any questions, please call or email Barry Hale at the University of South Carolina (803) 554-9987 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
JROTC Booster Club meetings are held on the 2nd Thur of each month at 6pm in the JROTC classrooms.
To view the full calendar and to keep yourself informed regarding what is happening with the JROTC, please visit and bookmark: http://www.sjhsarmyjrotc.com
Athletic Information / Achievements / Results
Boys Lacrosse over the weekend
The Sharks hosted the James Island Trojans on Saturday in a big Region match up. After a tight 6-5 first half our Sharks ran away with a 14-6 win. Boys Lacrosse is now 6-3 and 4-1 in the region. Saturday's win secures a 3rd straight home playoff game.
It was a great team win. The defense shut down the Trojan's top scorers. The transition game kept James Island on their heels while our offense possessed the ball. The Sharks travel to Waccamaw this Thursday.
Boys Varsity Track finishes 3rd place at Island Invitational
On Saturday the boys track team travelled to Waccamaw for the 1st annual Island Invitational. They competed against 13 other schools and brought home a 3rd place finish overall. Senior Jayson Brady dominated the distance events bringing home two 1st place finishes. Continuing his domination of the discus Junior Deondray Stanfield set a new personal record to bring home 1st place as well.
• Jayson Brady 1st place in the 1600 Meter Run with a time of 4:31.98. PR
• Jayson also won the 3200 meter run in a time of 10:15.23
• Deondray Stanfield won the discus with a throw of 133 feet 10 inches. PR
• Chris Anderson took 2nd in the 100 meter dash running 11.00 seconds. PR
• Kyle Bailey high jumped 5 feet 10 inches which was good enough for 2nd
• Chris Anderson also earned 3rd in the pole vault with a jump of 11’ 6”
• Nathan Murphy 4th place in the discus 112’11”
• Cole Kleinsmith, Chris Anderson, Jimmy Cervenka, and Deondray Stanfield finished in 4th place in the 4x100 meter relay in a time of 45.00.
• Ryan Hughes finished in 4th in the 3200 meter run with a time of 10:39.
The next track meet is Wednesday at Myrtle Beach.
After school weight lifting
Student-athletes must sign up and be cleared through arbiter in order to participate (directions can be picked up on training room door). The St James High School weight room will be available after school from 3:20 -5:00.
Programs are available for both genders, various sports, and geared for beginners up to advanced. Proper attire is required and all weight room guidelines must be followed in order to utilize this privilege.
Athletic Web Site Click on picture to view All Athletic Information & Results
Online Shopping -- Shark Apparel
The St. James Sideline Store is now available online for your shopping pleasure. Proceeds go to the general athletic account for our Shark student-athletes
Neff Athletic Lettermen Jackets
The Shark Club Website
This Week In Shark Sports
St. James Sharks Athletic Schedule
Team / Location
Var Girls soccer
Var Boys Tennis
JV Boys Soccer
Girls JV Softball
Girls JV Baseball
Girls Var Soccer
Boys Var Soccer
Girls Var Soccer
Boys Var Soccer
B team Girls Softball
Sharks Golf Tournament Saturday June 1, 2019
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Support your Sharks while making a lasting impression. An engraved brick paver in the courtyard of Shark Stadium is a unique way to recognize any shark fan. Whether in honor or memory of a special person, it's a gift that will last a lifetime. This special tribute is only $100 and benefits St James Athletics. For more information contact SJHS Athletic Director, Billy Hurston 843-650-1319.
The Riley Institute at Furman’s Emerging Public Leaders (EPL) program is looking for rising high school seniors (current juniors) who are striving to become leaders and improve their communities. EPL, which includes a residential week on the Furman campus (June 16 – 21) and a school-year long service component, is free of charge to all current juniors who are selected to participate.
Applications are due Friday April 5, 2019.
How to apply and refer students to EPL:
There is no limit to the number of students you may refer. Simply send the link below to your students whom you think may benefit from EPL. Our EPL website contains a link to the application and additional information. Please forward this link to any students, teachers, principals and guidance counselors who may be interested.
Link to application: https://riley.frman.edu/education/projects/emerging-public-leaders/epl-application
For additional questions and information, please contact Melanie Armstrong at email@example.com or 864-921-8367.
What is EPL:
Furman’s Emerging Public Leaders is a leadership and civic engagement program for high school students sponsored by the Richard W. Riley Institute at Furman University. This week-long summer program (June 16-21, 2019) offers a series of experiences that enable students to develop into civic-minded and engaged leaders in their communities. During the week, participants attend workshops at Furman that prepare them to plan and implement a service project addressing a specific need within their own communities. Students will then return to campus in the spring to present the results of their projects to their peers and a panel of judges. Additional project funds are awarded to the winner.
Clemson Career Workshop for Juniors: a summer program designed to support college readiness of high-achieving students from diverse populations and to get an inside look into Clemson University. Camp Dates: June 23-29, 2019. Application Deadline: April 15, 2019. For more information and to apply, visit www.clemson.edu/houston.
Now in its 36th year, South Carolina Business Week is the premier economic education summer program of the South Carolina Chamber of Commerce, the state’s champion for business. This program is designed to teach high school students about entrepreneurship and the American free enterprise system. This year, the University of South Carolina’s Darla Moore School of Business will host students on their Columbia campus.
Requirements: freshmen, sophomores, juniors and seniors; ranked in top one-third of class
Cost: $75 application fee
Deadline: April 30, 2019
Please see Ms. Wood in Guidance for additional information.
Clemson University Summer Scholars Program offers exciting experiences for academically talented middle and high school students from across the globe. Scholars will join other academically minded learners for an intense, weeklong program in which they do the following:
-participate in challenging academic courses on a specific topic or area of interest
-learn alongside University faculty and professional experts in University laboratories
-get a real preview of college life; live in a residence hall, eat in university dining halls and enjoy campus facilities, such as Fike Recreational Center, Bowman Field and the student union
-campus tours of athletic, academic and historical sites
-attend special workshops on topics such as the college admission process, career guidance and financial assistance
-make lifelong friends
If you have questions, call 864-656-5535 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Pay tuition in full by April 1st to receive the early bird discount.
Complete program details and cost can be found at www.clemson.edu/summer-scholars/. Session 1 Registration Closes Monday May 27
Need information on financial aid? State-funded scholarships? South Carolina colleges and universities? Visit www.che.sc.gov for helpful information.
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Save The Date
March 21 -- Senior Trip Parent Meeting 6pm
April 5 -- Prom 7-11pm
April 15-22 -- Spring Break
April 24-28 -- Grad Bash Senior Trip
Graduation June 6, 2 p.m. @ Myrtle Beach Convention Center
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