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Virtual Backpack ~ December 18, 2017

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



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  for the order form.



Don’t forget to use HOPE certificates when shopping this holiday season.




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 $106,733.53



December Home and School Happenings

SaveAround Coupon Books


Home and School will be selling the SaveAround Coupon Books. 

These books have coupons to a good number or merchants here in Omaha.

If interested in purchasing you can contact Kelly Blaney,


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 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 @ .


~December/January Lunch Menu  January Lunch Menu


~School Uniform Policy Parents, This year we added leggings to the dress code for girls to wear under their school skirt due to popular request and in an effort to help accommodate more comfortable attire. There have been instances of loose fitting sweatpants posing as leggings. In addition, leggings that are too short and not covered by socks. Below are examples of leggings that are acceptable and the rule from the Uniform Policy which can be found in the Family Handbook. Thank you for your cooperation with this.

Girls' Dress & Appearance: In addition to tights or socks, basic solid navy or black leggings will be acceptable attire for girls, worn underneath the standard uniform jumper or skirt. Girls wearing leggings will be required to wear socks that cover the bottom of the legging. 


On a designated dress up day, leggings maybe worn only if an appropriate length dress, skirt is worn over the top. Appropriate length for skirt or dress is three inches above the knee. Leggings are not allowed on spirit or dress down days.


~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 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 @


~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


~Volunteer Hours The following are the details for submission of hours.

-20 hours for the year are required for 2 parent families, 10 for single parent families.

-Hours to be completed from June 1st 2017 through May 15th 2018.

-Once all hours are completed send an email to-

-In the email please outline how the hours were completed. Please only email once the hours are all completed, or you are done for the year.

-The following is an example of how the hours can be submitted- I completed my hours by finishing 10 hours through parish grounds work, 5 through Home and School work with fundraisers, and 5 through helping coach volleyball.

-Any service done to support the school or parish will count towards parent participation hours--athletics, cafeteria work, Eagle’s Wings, classroom volunteering, baked good preparation, fish fry, Home and School, SOAR Dinner, parish grounds work, etc.

If questions arise feel free to contact the school office. Thank you for all that you do for SJS.


~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


~Marian is hosting a cheerleading and dance team clinic for girls in grades 2-8.  See flyer for details on how to get signed up by 12/21/17.


~RCHS Junior Pride Trap Team is about to start up again.  This is for students in grades 6-8.  See flyer for details on how to get signed up.


~Skutt’s 8th grade entrance exam will be January 13th.  See flyer for details  Skutt will also have a practice entrance exam for grades 6 & 7.  See flyer for details


~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 @  



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