Phone: 314-776-3300, ext. 14160


Degrees and Certifications:

A.S. Business Management; Rend Lake College (1998) B.A. Economics; Eastern Illinois University (2000) M.S. Workforce Education and Development; Southern Illinois University-Carbondale (2007)

Mr. James Boone, M.S.

Parent-Teacher Conference Sign Up

Click on the following link to sign up for Parent-Teacher Conferences on March 16 and March 17 from 1:15pm - 4:30pm.

 Parent Teacher Conference 2021



Hello all student's and families. I hope all of you are doing well during this time of uncertainty. I look forward to beginning 2020-2021 school year Virtual Learning, please use the information on this page to assist you with your needs.



My name is James Ryan Boone. This is my second year as a Career and Technical Education (CTE) Teacher at Gateway STEM High School. I teach Introduction to Business and PLTW Computer Science Resources. I have nine years previous experience teaching at Carbondale Community High School in Carbondale, IL. In my previous experience, I taught Business and Technology, Keyboarding, Computer Concepts, Computer Programming, and 3D Animation. I was an FBLA (Future Business Leaders of America) Adviser for five years, Assistant Baseball Coach for one year, and Assistant Bowling Coach or 4 years.

Contact Information 

Mr. Boone can be reached at or by phone at 314-776-3300, ext. 14160. Mr. Boone is available for online appointments from 9:55 am - 11:25 am on Tuesdays and Thursday. For appointments outside these hours, please email me at least 24 hours in advance. 



  1. If at anytime you experience a technical problem (that is a problem with accessing a webpage or problems with your computer) email for assistance - DO NOT EMAIL YOUR TEACHER FOR TECHNICAL SUPPORT
  2. All assignments and due dates are posted in MS Office 365 software, MS Teams (application),, and Cengage Learning Management System. If you do not have access to MS Office 365, please CLICK HERE to download instructions that will allow you to download a free version. Click here to watch a video on Microsoft Teams Tuturial
  3. To access Cengage Learning Mangement - CLICK HERE.
  4. The links to the TEAMS websites for the Introduction to Business and PLTW Computer Science courses are shown below:   

Microsoft Teams

Click the link below for a video tutorial on Microsoft Teams. 

Microsoft Teams Tutorial

How to Access TEAMS

Additional Languages for Microsoft Teams Tutorial

How to Log into Teams-Arabic  

How to Log into Teams-Bosnian

How to Log into Teams-Dari

How to Log into Teams-Nepali

How to Log into Teams-Spanish

How to Log into Teams-Swahili

How to Log into Teams-Vietnamese