St. James School


Principal - Mrs. Bridgette LaPierre

Mrs. LaPierre is a member of St. James Parish and a longtime supporter of SJS. She and her husband have two daughters who are alumni of SJS, and one daughter who is currently enrolled. Mrs. LaPierre stepped back into the role of principal in July 2020 after serving as the Director of Advancement for 9 years. Prior to that, Mrs. LaPierre served 3 years as principal. Mrs. LaPierre taught preschool/prek at St. James and has been an active volunteer in the parish and school all her life. Mrs. LaPierre taught elementary school for several years in both public and Catholic School systems and worked as an adjunct professor for the State University of Potsdam.

Catholic Charities’ “Grandparent Program Helpers"

Mrs. Clara McIntosh

Mrs. Debbie Barr

Ms. Wendy Havens

The mission of St. James Parish School is to provide a quality Catholic education for students to grow spiritually, academically, socially, and physically, in partnership with families and in harmony with the specific gifts given by God to each student