Events & Fundraisers

St. James School
Online Auction 2020

                                                                    “Giving Thanks”  
Bidding starts November 10, 2020 @ Noon
Bidding ends November 13, 2020 @ Noon

Help Support Catholic Education by participating in this years auction.

Click on the link below and register. Please email if you wish to donate items or services. 

Accepting Sponsors as well. 



Ice Cream Social

School Event - Students, Parents & Staff

August TBA

Come have a scoop of ice cream, socialize with other parents, reconnect with classroom community members, and visit with teachers before school starts. Call school office for day and time in August.



Support a Student through Your Donation

Friday, September 25, 2020

Students run/walk laps to help school raise funds for school programs and equipment. Make a general donation or pledge a student you know via our support/donate link.

STEM night st. james school

STEM Night

School Event for Families

November TBA

Parent and student school community building event celebrated annually to encourage families to interact with concepts learned in science, technology, engineering and math via hands on activities.

Poinsettia Plant Sale

Community Fundraiser

October TBA

Purchase this holiday plant for your home or friends as a way to support the general operation of St. James Catholic School.  Contact school office in mid-October for more information or see the St. James Catholic Church bulletin for details.

School Auction

Support a Student through Your Donation

November 10-13, 2020

Online Event for 2020. Enjoy bidding for items either online or during a live event to support student programs and general operation of the school.  Contact school office for details to attend or if you would like to make a donation via or
call 503-472-2661.

Christmas Program

School Event for Families

december tba

Students share their musical and choral talents with their families and parish members to commemorate the story of the very first Christmas.


School Carnival

Student Event

december TBA

Students in all learning communities get to participate in a variety of holiday themed collaborative as well as competitive activities in the school gym before they begin Christmas vacation.


Event for Future Families

School Event for Families

January TBA

Each year the last week of January we celebrate the reason for our school program which is to develop the future members of our Catholic Church family with a week focused on how we learn, how we serve, and how we help our students succeed so that they grow as Christ-centered citizens. The week begins with an open house for future students in grades preschool through intermediate grades and their parents.


MWFC Wine Competition & After Party

Public Fundraiser

Saturday, January 9, 2021

 A prestigious panel of judges assembles to taste and evaluate hundreds of wine submissions. Following the annual Wine Competition, there are dozens of open bottles of wine to be savored, and the Wine Competition After Party is open to the public, providing a rare opportunity to taste the competing wines.

pumpkin patch field trip

Field Trips

Student Event


Several times throughout the school year students in the various learning communities are given the opportunity to learn away from the school campus. These trips have included: OMSI, the Portland Zoo, a local working farm, and a drama performance at a local theater.

mcminnville wine and food classic

McMinnville Wine & Food Classic

Public Fundraiser

march 12-14, 2021

Celebrate Oregon wine and cuisine at Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum with 70+ of Oregon’s best wineries + chefs, breweries, distilleries, artists, artisans, and musicians. Proceeds benefit St. James School.


MWFC Winemaker's Dinner

Public Fundraiser

February TBA

A Five-Course Wine-Paired Dinner Followed by a Live Auction Benefiting St. James School.

Field Day

Student Event

June TBA

Student participate in a variety of outdoor athletic as well as cooperative events to celebrate the closing of the school year.

Music Concert

Students & Families

june tba

Students share their singing as well as dancing talents during this annual spring event which offers a new theme each year.

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