• Guidance

    Guidance Dept

    Back Row Left to Right: Lauri Wood, Brittany Pezzuti, Gray Williams, Kelli Ferdon, Ann Merritt
    Sitting Left to Right:  Elaina Tubbs, Caroline Ross   


    St. James High School Guidance Information               

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      google    Google Classroom Code: wmnlug

        shark crop   SJH website: https://www.horrycountyschools.net/St_James_High_School

    Upcoming events:

    Palmetto Boys State 2020
    We are now accepting applications for the 2020 Palmetto Boys State Leadership Conference which will be held this summer at Anderson University in Anderson, SC from June 7 to June 13, 2020.  SJHS has been allotted up to 5 delegates for this year’s conference.

    Junior boys who meet the following criteria should complete and submit an application (available in the Guidance Department), along with the additional materials detailed on the application, for consideration.  Nominees to Palmetto Boys State should be the “best of the best”…

    • Only males who have successfully completed their junior year of high school and have at least one more semester of high school remaining are considered eligible to participate.
    • Only boys with outstanding qualities of leadership, character, scholarship, and loyalty and service to their schools and community will be considered.

    Please submit completed applications* to Ms. Wood in Guidance by Wednesday, April 8th at 3pm.   Interviews will be held on Friday, April 24th.  Final selection of SJHS’s delegates will occur shortly thereafter. 

    *Completed applications consist of the following:  application, transcript, typed essay, letter of recommendation

    More Info & Application


    The Nathan M. Wolfe Law Enforcement Cadet Academy will be held at the South Carolina Criminal Justice Academy, 5400 Broad River Road, Columbia, SC, June 20, 2020 to June 26, 2020. The cost per cadet will be $200.00 and each cadet will pay a $50.00 registration fee to be sent with the application for a total of $250.00.

    Cadets must be high school students of good character, age 15 to 18 who have not reached the age of 19 by June 1, 2020 who will return to their communities with a better understanding of our state's law enforcement system.

    The program is educational as well as entertaining. We are pleased to announce that sixty-five (65) cadets can be accommodated for this program. Completed applications and required forms (available in the Guidance Office) and the full fee of $250.00 must be returned to Department Headquarters by May 1, 2020.


    2019-2020 Guidance Department

    Caroline Ross



    Elaina Tubbs

    A-De caseload

    Kelli Ferdon

    Di-Ji caseload

    Brittany Pezzuti

    Jo-Me caseload

    Lauri Wood

    Mi-Sc caseload

    Gray Williams 

    Se-Z caseload

    Ann Merritt

    650-5600 ext 3432


    Crystal Ghinis:

    Guidance Secretary


    Kathleen Reagan




    Please visit our Guidance Google Classroom to access information from The Guidance Department.
    Access code: wmnlug

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