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Virtual Backpack ~ December 11, 2017

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

 

VILLAGE INN PIE CARDS

Do you have someone that is hard to buy for?  They seem to have everything.  Well how about a Village Inn Pie Card?  Who doesn’t love pie? 

Pie cards are $11.00 and SJS earns $2.50 for each sold.  Go to http://www.sjsomaha.org/media/files/2017_Village_Inn_Pie.pdf  for the order form.

 

 

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 $94,939.50

 

SOAR

We still have spots available for students to participate in teacher experiences. Under the Stars, a planetarium trip, on February 25th with Mrs. Clinebell and Mrs. Hartman. And a pajama/movie party with the Junior High teachers on Thursday, March 8th. Students in grades 6-8 are able to participate in these events. It is $20 for a student to join in the fun. If you are interested, please e-mail thoward@sjsomaha.org or forward payment to the school office. Thank you!

SCHOOL NEWS

December Home and School Happenings

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

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 or you can find the flyer/registration form @ . http://www.sjsomaha.org/media/files/2018%20Dodgeball%20REGISTRATION%20FORM%20pdf.pdf

 

~December Lunch Menu http://www.sjsomaha.org/media/files/2017_December_January_Menu.pdf.  January Lunch Menu http://www.sjsomaha.org/media/files/2018_January_1_7_Menu.pdf.

 

~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

 

~SJS 5K Student Training Camp Mrs. Lenz and Mr. Myer will be having a training camp for students in grades 4-8 who want to run competitively in the annual SJS 5K.  Informational meetings will be held January 9th and March 6th.  Training will run  March 19th thru April 30th from 3:30 to 4:30.  See flyer for details http://www.sjsomaha.org/media/files/2018_March_19_April_30_SJS_5K_Race_Training_Camp.pdf

 

 

~Who’s Got Talent?

St. James/Seton will be holding Talent Show Auditions on January 9th and 10th from 3:15-4:15 in the music room.  Students can sign up on the list outside of Mrs. Logue’s room.  Lyrics should be turned in by December 20th to Mrs. Logue or Mrs. Laney and must be pre-approved.  We strongly encourage students to use music from children’s movies or shows or Christian songs.  Costumes will be worn to auditions.  If you have any questions, please contact Mrs. Logue or Mrs. Laney.  Results will be posted on the office window on Friday, January 12th at the end of the day.  The talent show will be held on January 30th during Catholic Schools Week.

 

 

 

Community News

 

 

~Boyscout Troop 380 Plan now to attend the annual Spaghetti Dinner on January 27.  See flyer for details http://www.sjsomaha.org/media/files/2018_01_27_Boyscout_Spaghetti_Dinner.pdf.

~Mercy High School Trivia Night; Saturday, January 13, 2018 beginning at 6:00pm; Cost is $240 for a table of eight;  Register and pay by December 22 at www.mercyhigh.org/events

~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/2018_1_14_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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