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Virtual Backpack ~ December 04, 2017

Click on Weekly Flyers on Left to view flyers on items below.

 

SAVE THOSE HYVEE RECEIPTS!

We are collecting HyVee’s Cash receipts dated September 1, thru December 31, 2017.  HyVee pays $1.00 for every $200.00 spent.  

Our current balance is $ 60,762.14

 

 

SCHOOL NEWS

December Home and School Happenings

We would love to have you join us! Merry Christmas!

SaveAround Coupon Books

 (https://savearound.com)

Home and School will be selling to our parishes following masses December 2, 3, 9,10. The books sell for $25.00, HSA gets 1/2 back. These books have coupons to a good number or merchants here in Omaha. Books can also be purchased for other parts of the United States. If SJS parents are interested in helping sell you can sign up on iVolunteer http://stjamesseton.ivolunteer.com/event_098 or if you have an interest in purchasing you can contact Kelly Blaney, kbeth3c@gmail.com

Dine out for SJS!

Wednesday December 13th at Godfather's Pizza 5pm -9pm

108th and Maple location

Dine In/Carry Out/Delivery - Don’t forget to collect your Fedora’s off the pizza boxes.

 5th Grade Eagles Wings Luncheon Dec 14th

Lunch for our SJS staff and support staff.

Easy way to volunteer – if you have a student in 5th grade is go to iVolunteer http://stjamesseton.ivolunteer.com/eaglewingdec_2018 and see what they may need for the lunch they are providing.

Christmas Cookies for our neighbors

Drop off will be Monday December 18th and Tuesday 19th  

Assembly and delivery will be on the Tuesday 19th 

Please see the iVolunteer http://stjamesseton.ivolunteer.com/event_108 to sign up to help bring cookies, assemble or deliver.

Christmas Service Project for Students

New this year each student will be making a project at school that Home and School will then take to Children’s Hospital, Nursing Homes, and Retired Priests/Nuns.

Home and School Meeting

January 10th at 7:00pm at St. Elizabeth Ann Parish Center

Thank you to all those who have been volunteering to help in the many different ways! Parents + School = Winning Team!

 

~Annual Dodgeball Tournament Mark your calendar for the 2nd Annual Dodgeball tournament.  It will be held at Roncalli on Saturday, March 10th.  Check out the facebook page for more details and stay tuned to our virtual backpack for more details. 

 

~December Lunch Menu http://www.sjsomaha.org/media/files/2017_December_January_Menu.pdf

 

~School Store Today your child(ren) will be bringing home a packet from a company called School Store.  They give money to schools for doing online shopping through their site.  By visiting their site you can link to more than 400 stores like Target, Walmart, Kohls, Best Buy, Barnes & Noble, etc., then shop like you normally do at those retailers and they will give a percent of your purchase amount to our school!!  You can even pay online with HOPE certificates if you normally do that!  Registration is optional, but if you do register you can send emails to family and friends so their purchases can benefit our school too, your kids can win prizes with certain purchases, and you have the chance to win $100 for each student you register!!  If you choose not to register you can visit www.schoolstore.com and find our school through the button on the top right, then click on the Merchants button to see all the retailers you can shop through.  This program will run through the entire school year, but with the holiday shopping season upon us it's a great way to send a little extra money to our school by doing what you normally do!  If you have any questions contact Jen List @ jeremyjenlist@cox.net

 

 

Community News

 

~SaveAround Coupon Books (https://savearound.com/) - Home and School will be selling to our parishes following masses December 2, 3, 9,10. The books sell for $25.00, HSA gets 1/2 back. These books have coupons to a good number of merchants here in Omaha. Books can also be purchased for other parts of the United States. If SJS parents are interested in helping sell you can sign up on iVolunteer or if you have an interest in purchasing you can contact Kelly Blaney, kbeth3c@gmail.com

 

~Mercy is sponsoring a show choir camp.  Learn how to sing and dance in a show choir, meet new friends, have some fun and PUT ON A SHOW!!!  Join us for the annual Show Choir Camp for 4th-8th grade girls at Mercy High School on December 9th from 9 AM-4:30 PM.  For more details go to: http://www.mercyhigh.org/editoruploads/files/show_choir_camp.pdf

 

~St. James Pancake Breakfast will be held January 14th.  We are looking for volunteers to help make this a big success.  Flyer with details can be found @  http://www.sjsomaha.org/media/files/2017_11_17_SJ_Pancake_Breakfast.pdf.  

 

~The Compassionate Friends Greater Omaha Chapter will host  “A Thousand Points of Light” with special guest speaker Chris Jones.  See flyer for details http://www.sjsomaha.org/media/files/2017_12_10_Worldwide_Candle_Lighting.pdf

 

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