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Virtual Backpack ~ March 26, 2018

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



Thanks to all who attended our Smart Girls Society meeting.  We used SGS just to talk only about online and app safety.  Thanks also to the Home and School for making it a free event for parents.


Get your running shoes on!

SJS 2nd Annual 5K will be Saturday, May 5th.

Get registered @ 

Due to lack of interest the 5k training has been cancelled.



Catholic Daughters recently had a contest entitled “Finding Joy in My Life”. 

And the winners are:

1st place Diane Koumaka (5th Grade) – illustration

1st place Kyra McWilliams (6th Grade) – essay

2nd place Olyvia Watson (5th Grade) – illustration

3rd place (tie) Andrea Dugan (5th Grade) & McKinlee Schneckenberger (5th Grade) – illustration


Our students did very well in the Music in Catholic Schools Solo/Ensemble Festival.

Jacob Lamoureux ~ Excellent +

Maggie Kennedy ~ Superior

Marcus Kriener ~ Superior

Emily Lamoureux ~ Superior

Timmy Lonergan ~ Superior

Megan Wilkins ~ Superior


We are proud of you!


Volunteer Opportunities!

Cafeteria volunteers to help wash tables/rinsing trays

5K help make our 2nd annual 5k another huge hit by volunteering @

Teacher Appreciation Teacher appreciation week will be here before we know it!  Check out iVolunteer for opportunities to sign up to help show our teachers our appreciation



~Art Camp Mrs. Smith will be having a summer art camp.  For camp details and how to get signed up check out the flyer


~Counselor Recommended Article

~Home and School

April Home and School Happenings

Home & School           

If you would like to be more involved with HSA next year please contact Crystal Anderson as we have some committee spots to fill

1st Grade Eagles Wings Luncheon April 17th   

Lunch for our SJS staff and support staff.

Easy way to volunteer – if you have a student in 1st grade go to iVolunteer and see what they may need for the lunch they are providing.

 Dine out for SJS

Wednesday April 11th Chipotle (144th & Maple)

Confirmation Receptions

April 20th SEA – April 27th SJ - Receptions are being planned immediately following Confirmation Masses at both St. James and St. Elizabeth Ann. It is our hope that this tradition will continue, with the 6th and 7th grade families planning for the event and then being able to relax and enjoy the evening when their son or daughter is confirmed in 8th grade.

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

~Vacation Bible Fun SAVE THE DATE June 25-29th.  Registration opens March 23rd -


Community News


~Alan Gratz, the author of Refugee, Prisoner B-3087 & The League of Seven will be in Omaha!  Abraham’s Public Library, across the street from school, will host Alan on Thursday, March 29 from 6:00-8:00 p.m.  Seating will be first come, first serve.

~SAVE THE DATE – TOTUS TUUS at SEA – July 22-27 TOTUS TUUS (Totally Yours), is returning to St. Elizabeth Ann from July 22nd through the 27th.  The teaching team is made up of energetic Seminarians and college students who desire to witness their faith to our young people. The day program (M-F) is for students entering 1st-6th grade.  The evening program (Sun-Th) is for Jr. High and High School students. The registration process will begin in May. 

~St. Joan of Arc is hosting a couple weekend “I+You=We” April 7&8.  For details on the workshops and how to get registered check out the flyer @


~XIV from the Crowd:  “XIV from the Crowd: A Meditation on the Stations of the Cross” is a prayerful yet stirring version of the Way of the Cross that features sacred music, traditional prayers, and dramatic monologues. In the monologues, characters express the thoughts and feelings of people encountering Jesus during his Passion. Praying the Stations is a great way to prepare for Holy Week, and “XIV” is a powerful way to enter into the Stations.  “XIV from the Crowd” will be held this Friday (March 23) at St. James at 7 p.m.  


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