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Virtual Backpack ~ 03-20-2017

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


Below are the basic facts we are asking the students to become familiar with this 2nd semester.


Information about St. Elizabeth Ann Seton for SJS students


-First American born saint.

-Was a wife and mother and converted after the death of her husband. 

-Started the Sisters of Charity-dedicated to the care of the poor and children.

-Started first Catholic school in America.

-Set the example that no extraordinary gifts are needed for an extraordinary Christian life.

-Had a deep devotion to Eucharist, Scripture, and the Blessed Virgin Mary.




~Catholics at the Capitol is a day for Catholics to learn more the key legislative priorities of the Bishops and the Nebraska Catholic Conference and to come together to show solidarity and pray for the great state of Nebraska.

Please see attached flyer for schedule and more information. And please invite family, friends and fellow parishioners to take part in this important day.

Let us know you're coming to any or all of our events! Email to RSVP.

~ Children’s Scholarship It's important to let you know of a fund that may help some of our families, Children's Scholarship of Omaha.  CSF believes that all families, regardless of income should be able to choose the best educational setting for their children. The mission of CSF is to provide partial-tuition scholarships so children from low-income families can access the private or parochial K-8 education of their choice.  If you think you may qualify for assistance from CSF please see the link below that outlines the details and eligibility of the program.


~Home and School Story Time for students in grades Pre-school thru 3rd Grade will be held March 29th.  See flyer @


March Home and School Happenings


Story Time and S’mores

Wednesday March 29th from 6:30-7:15pm at the school gym. Preschool – 3rd Grade - Come and listen to a story and eat s’mores in your PAJAMAS! Book fair will be open until 8pm this evening in the library. RSVP preferred by March 24th to Katie Kaldenberg See Virtual Backpack for flier


 Thank you to all those who have been volunteering to

help in the many different ways!

Parents + School = Winning Team!


~SJS Dodgeball Registration is now open - St. James/Seton School’s 1st Annual Dodgeball Event being held on Saturday, March 18, 2017at Roncalli Catholic High School.  This event will be a fun event for SJS students in grades 5-8 designed to promote sportsmanship.  The Registration/waiver form is now online @

along with opportunities to volunteer @   Please contact Laura Schwarz, Sarah Pritza or Jody Mendick for more details. 


~SJS Enrichment and Summer Reading Skills Program SJS will again offer this program to all incoming 1st, 2nd and 3rd grade students.  For more information and registration form go to


~SJS 5K will take place Saturday, April 29th at Standing Bear Lake.  Plan now to attend.  See flyer for details!


~SJS Summer Science Camps 2017! This year there will be two different science camps for students entering grades 1st-5th grades.  For all the details see flyer and get signed up today.


~SJS Vacation Bible Fun




More information to come soon!


~SJS Spirit Wear Cornerstone has a new line of soccer spirit wear.  See flyer for details  Deadline to order is March 12th.



Community News


~ Marian Junior Golf Program:  Marian’s varsity golf coach is starting a new development program for 6th to 8th grade girls who may be interested in playing high school golf - at any school, not just Marian.  The program will meet on select Saturday afternoons, April-June, at Indian Creek Golf Course for sessions that will include training and drills in full swing, short game, and putting.  PGA golf professionals will assist with the instruction.  Please contact Coach Robert Davis for more information (


~Marian High School's Booster Club is sponsoring their second annual Trivia Night on Friday, March 31.  Click on the attached flyer  for more information.

~Mercy High School invites 5th & 6th grade girls to our annual Lock-In on March 18th from 5-10 P.M.  For more information go to:  Space is limited, so sign up today! 

~RCHS Jr. Pride is holding b-ball evaluations March 19th for students in grade 1-8 for fall leagues.  See flyer for details


~Schwers Family Fundraiser Save the date now to attend the spaghetti fundraiser for Roger Schwers, one of our very own, on Saturday, April 8th.  There will be a live band, 50/50 raffle, silent auction, meat wheel, and so much more.  See flyer for all the details @

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