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PICKUP

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.

 

 LEVEL 1 SAFE ENVIRONMENT TRAINING

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

 

CATHOLIC DAUGHTERS EDUCATION CONTEST

Congratulations to Diane Koumaka and Kyra McWilliams for winning the state level Catholic Daughters Education Contest.  Kyra McWilliams placed 1st place in the essay portion and Diane placed 2nd place in the art portion.  We are very proud of you both.

 

Did You Know?

The teachers who partake in jeans day on Fridays,

submit money to an annual scholarship fund that is given yearly to students.  

 

 

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Hello Little Flowers Families!

 

*  We are getting ready to start another year of Little Flowers and I hope that you will be joining us again!  The first meeting will be on Monday, September 24th, in the St. James Parish Center from 3:15-4:30pm.

 

*  I am attaching a new informational flyer and registration sheet for you to fill out or share with anyone who might be interested.  I will also be printing off the forms and sending them home with all girls from preschool on up to 5th grade next week if you want to wait for the forms to come.

 

*  Please let me know by September 7th whether or not your daughter will be returning so that I can order the member guides and patch sets and get them in time for first meeting.

 

 

May God bless the new school year for all of your families!

Jenny Morrison

 

Home and School News and Events: 

*Please join the parent's Facebook page. This is a great community where we post activities, questions, and helpful information. Here is the page name, Parents of SJS

**Spirit wear sale now until August 27th - https://tinyurl.com/sjsspiritwearsale

 

*Dine out for SJS - August 28th - Villagio Pizzeria - All day!  6922 N 102nd Cir

**Fundraiser - Coupon Books - Starts August 27th - More information to come!

*First HSA meeting is Wednesday, September 5th at 7pm at SEA Parish Center

****Don't forget to turn in your light green forms that were in your welcome packet - Please turn in even if you don't plan to contribute to the classroom parties/staff appreciation. 

 

Email  Join Girl Scouts - St. James has troops K-6th and we would love to have you join. We will be having a parent meeting on August 22nd at 5:30pm in the SJ Parish Center for anyone interested in joining. Questions please contact Crystal Anderson, SJS Girl Scout School Liaison, 402-278-2311crystal_anderson05@yahoo.com
Link Come run with our pack!  Cub Scout Pack 380 will have our annual kickoff carnival and registration, FridayAugust 24 at 7pm in the St James/Seton Gym.  Our pack is open to all boys kindergarten through 5th grade even if you never tried scouting before or don’t attend SJS school!   Den meetings will start in September.  For a whole year of scout fun, dues are just $80 for the first boy and $70 for each additional boy in the same family (Wellcare Nebraska members receive discounts. Financial needs grants are also available). We have a closed facebook group to keep our families updated and to see all of fun activities.  Cub Scouts Pack 380 of SJS.
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!
 

Product Partner information: Last week at welcome night everyone received a ziploc bag for product partner collection.  This bag is to hold items like box tops, Tyson food labels, Our Family barcodes, HyVee Receipts dated September 1-December 31, etc.  There is a sticker on the front with your family's name and the school's collection dates.  Please fill in the homeroom number of your child that you would like to bring home the bag after each collection so you can continue collecting them throughout the year.  There is a sheet inside each bag with more information, but if you have any questions please contact Jen at jeremyjenlist@cox.net.  Thank you for helping to support our school!

 

School Store fundraiser: Today your child received a packet about our fundraiser through Schoolstore.com.  This is a different kind of fundraiser as there is no direct selling by students and you don't have to collect any money or deliver items!  Each packet contains information about how you can earn money for our school by your regular online shopping!  You can register your child(ren) so they can earn prizes, but if you pefer not to you can still shop online through the school store website, which will link you directly to over 400 online stores.  When you purchase items at any of those stores, or order magazines, etc. through their website, our school earns a percentage of your purchase total.  If you do register, though, you have a chance at winning $100 cash if your packet holds a winning golden ticket!  When you register you can send the emails to yourself too, so that you don't have to send as many to others if you prefer that.  Please read through the packet and send home the registration code with your child next week so he/she can receive the prize just for signing up!  Please contact Jen at jeremyjenlist@cox.net with any questions.  Thank you for your support!!

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Boyscouts will be taking registration for all K-5 grade boys Friday, August 24th at 7:00 p.m. Check out the link for more details.

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TAGG provides a hassle free way to support SJS.  Download the TAGG app., choose SJS to support.  Visit participating businesses, and take a picture of your receipt and the business donates 5% back to SJS. Check out the link to see how to get signed up and a list of participating businesses.

   

 

 

Community News

Link Roncalli will host a camp for grades 5-8.  See flyer for details.
Link Creighton Prep will be hosting a Math+ course.  Details can be found by clicking on the link.
LINK Mercy is looking for girls in grades 5-8 to be a part of their feeder team.  See flyer for details.

 

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