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Parents, if you haven't had a chance yet, please check us out on Facebook! We have over 1,100 likes and followers and we would love to have even more. It's a great way to get a sneak peek into our school day and help promote the wonderful things we do. Like and share all of our school happenings! Thanks for the support. Click here to check it out:


Save your Hy-Vee receipts!! 

Hy-Vee receipts dated September 1 through December 31 can be turned in to school with box tops and other product partner collections, or in the collection bins at either parish.  Hy-Vee will donate $1 for every $200 spent.  Last year our school made over $1000, so it really ads up!!!  Thanks for helping our school!!


There are many ways to help us make our SOAR Dinner a success! You can volunteer @, contribute silent/live auction items, or help to fill our Eagles Nest with various store/restaurant gift cards. Thank you for considering SJS! Please forward all donations by October 1st to the school office or contact Mrs. Howard (



Will be held Tuesday, September 25th from 6:00-9:00 in the St. James Parish Center.  Pre-registration is required @



School News

Link HELP NEEDED ~The list of events needing volunteers grows daily.  Start getting you volunteer hours in early.  Go to the iVolunteer link and see what fits for you.  Thanks to all who help our school excel!
LINK What! you have not signed up with TAGG yet?  Well why not?  Check out all the businesses that participate.  Get yourself signed up today and start TAGGing for SJS.  


     The basketball program is open to all 5th, 6th, 7th, and 8th grade boys and girls who attend St. James / Seton (SJS) School or are Home School students in the St. James/St. Elizabeth Ann parishes.  

     If your child elects to go out for St. James / Seton Basketball this fall/winter; the registration process including the medical statement and payment of the participation fee will need to be completed online (debit/credit card via PayPal; note, you do not need to have a PayPal account to pay online).  Note: register and pay the participation fee by September 28th and you save $30!!!

     A reference document (Basketball Flyer 2018_19) is.

     Evaluations will be held in September 30th and/or October 7th at Roncalli High School.  For updated information regarding evaluation dates and times for each grade, please go to SJS Athletics (link) web site and click on the basketball link in the top right hand side of the screen.  Evaluation dates and times for each pertinent grade will be listed.  A slight change this year is we will have 2 evaluations for each boys grade.  Please try to have your son attend both evaluations if possible, but this hopefully will give everyone a chance to get to at least one evaluation.  If we end up having enough girls for 2 teams in any particular grade, I will send out information as to when and where we will hold evaluations.  Last year, no girl evaluations were necessary.

If you have questions, contact TJ Burbridge at 402-689-6922,


SaveAround Coupon Book have gone out.  Money raised will go to new textbooks, chrome books and other school projects.  Fundraiser runs from Monday, August 27 thru Monday, September 10th. We will be selling at masses the weekend of Sept 3-4 and Sept 8-9 Sign up now 


Please remember that if you DO NOT want to participate in this fundraiser to return your book in the envelope you received it in to the office.


*If you need more books they can be picked up in the school office. Please collect all payment and turn in at the end of the fundraiser in the envelope. You should also be writing down any sales on your envelope you were given.


**For online sales here is the website: -Register your child to get a link special to your child. There are books available all across the US. 


September Home and School Happenings

We would love to have you join us!


Fundraiser (Coupon Books) Due

Monday, September 10th

*All books are required to be returned in the envelope you got them in if you are not planning on purchasing your book.


Spirit Wear Delivery

Wednesday, September 12th


Eagle’s Wings – 8th Grade

Thursday, September 13th

Lunch for our SJS staff and support staff.

Easy way to volunteer – if you have a student in 8th grade go to iVolunteer and see what they may need for the lunch they are providing.


Dine out for SJS Night at Panera

Wednesday, September 19th

132nd and Maple - 4-8pm -must show flier

(will be posted on parent Facebook page and in virtual backpack)

A percentage of the sales from the evening are donated back to

St. James/Seton School




Reminder, all students need to be picked up promptly after school.  If students are not picked up and arrangements are not made with Kidscare, parents will be charged $10 for every 10 minutes of office supervision. 


Lunch Balances

Families with excessive lunch balances will not be allowed to order

a hot lunch or milk.  A lunch must then be brought to school.



School Store Update: You can still turn in your folder for registering at the school store website and for your student(s) to get their prizes.  And if you haven't registered, you should!  There still has not been a golden ticket winner at our school - that means that someone is holding a golden ticket worth $100!!  Plus, this year we have almost doubled the number of students registered from last year, and we get a $3 per student bonus for all the students who register over our number last year - so your registration is worth an extra $3 to the school, just for signing up!  Those who are using the website have already earned over $300 for our school so far in these first few weeks!!  And this goes all year long!!!  But remember, you can still shop at other stores through their website, even if you choose not to register.  Just select SJS as your school, and start shopping!  Contact Jen with questions.  Thank you all for your support!!



Community News

LINK Marian will be hosting a Girls Who Code Club for young woman in grades 6-12.  See flyer for details.



Roncalli Catholic will be offering free camps for 5th-8th grade students on Saturday, October 6th from 9am-11am in Fine Art, Culinary Art, Music, and STEAM.  See flyer for more details. 
LINK Skutt will be hosting a band fun night.  See flyer for details.

Marian Mini Surprise Night – Sept. 29

All eighth-grade girls are invited to Mini Surprise Night - Saturday, Sept. 29 from 6:30 p.m. - 9 p.m. in the Marian Quad.  Get a sneak peek at one of Marian’s favorite traditions. The evening will include face painting, manicures, games, crafts, dancing, snacks, a surprise day t-shirt and more! Register by Sept. 22 to reserve your t-shirt and spot at

Please contact Director of Admissions, Molly Adams Woodman '97 at or 402.571.2618 ext. 1161 with any questions. 


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