Check out this kindergarten field trip to Pumpkin Valley on this web site

A great time was had by all and the activities that were done after the field trip were filled with math, science and art projects. 

2024-25 School Calendar

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2023-2024 Saint James School Calendar FI
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Important Dates for the First Through Third Graders (and older students who haven't yet received all their Sacraments) to Receive First Communion and Confirmation at Good Shepherd Parish.  Sacramental Prep in the Portland Diocese is a two-year program which includes two retreats per year for the students and their parents.  Please mark your calendars with the following dates-


Sacramental Prep Year One (SPY1) Schedule

  • Saturday, November 18, 2023, 9 am - 12 pm @ Saint Joseph Hall, Prayer and Following Jesus
  • Saturday, February 10, 2024, 9 am - 12 pm @ Saint Joseph Hall, Sacraments, Scripture and Tradition

Sacramental Prep Year Two (SPY2) Schedule

  • Wednesday, November 29th, 2023, 1 pm @ Saint Joseph Hall, Parent Meeting
  • Saturday, January 13, 2024, 9 am - 12 pm @ Saint Joseph Hall, Forgiveness and Reconciliation
  • Saturday, March 9, 2024, 9 am - 12 pm @ Saint Joseph Hall, Sacramental Life

First Reconciliation Services - Dates TBA

Rehearsal for First Communion and Confirmation Ceremony - Dates TBA

First Communion and Confirmation Ceremony - Dates TBA

What is coming up?

Each Wednesday during the school year, a blast is sent out with more events and more details about these events. This blast has information for the week ahead and our calendar has the list of events throughout the year.


Saint James School has a rich heritage which spans over one hundred and forty years! You are always welcome to join us for some of these activities, whether you are a Saint James graduate or a graduate of another Catholic school, let us celebrate Catholic education together!