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Virtual Backpack ~ 04-17-2017

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

 

 

Happy Easter from your SJS Family.

May you have a Blessed Holiday!

 

 

SJS Wits Clash competed at St. Mary’s in Bellevue on Saturday.  The team went 4-0 in the round robin competition, but were beaten in the quarter finals in a very close match.  The team included:  Aryn Durr (7), Ben Humpal (8), Sean Patterson (8), Karina Rief (7), Austin Shiner (7).

 

The next Wits Clash competition is at Gross Catholic High School on 28 April.

 

Preschool Spots are filling up fast! 

Get your registration in today.

SCHOOL NEWS

~April Lunch Menu http://www.sjsomaha.org/media/files/2017_Apri_Menu.pdf.

 

~Field day volunteers needed.  Check iVolunteer to help with field day.  We need 3 volunteers from every grade http://stjamesseton.ivolunteer.com/event_017.

 

~Help Needed                      Confirmation Celebration!!

6th and 7th Grade families needed

 

Receptions are being planned immediately following Confirmation Masses at both St. James and St. Elizabeth Ann.  The parish centers will be decorated and refreshments will be provided for the newly confirmed and their guests. 

 

  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. 

 

We are in need of families to donate baked goods, serve, and clean up after the event. 

This is a wonderful way to ‘pay it forward’ as the students are preparing for their own Confirmation! 

 

Please sign up via i-volunteer if you would like to help. 

Thank You!

http://stjamesseton.ivolunteer.com/event_016

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April Home and School Happenings

Dine out for SJS

Wednesday April 19th Runza – 172nd and Maple

 

Confirmation Receptions

April 19th 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!

 

~Jumping into Kindergarten is an opportunity for incoming kindergarten students to work with our two kindergarten teachers to be prepared for a great transition.  See flyer for details on how to get signed up:   http://www.sjsomaha.org/media/files/2017_Jumping_into_Kindergarten.pdf

Space is limited and signup deadline is by April 23rd

 

~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: http://www.sjsomaha.org/media/files/2017_3_28_Summer_Reading_Enrichment_Letter.pdf.

 

~SJS 5K Looking for something for the whole family to participate in?  Get signed up now to attend SJS 1st annual 5K on Saturday, April 29th at Standing Bear Lake.  See flyer for details http://sjs-supereagle.weebly.com/!  And bonus…paid participants can enjoy a free lunch following the race.  Good will donation is encouraged for all non-participants.  More details to follow.

 

~SJS Summer Science Camps 2017! This year there will be two different science camps for students entering grades 1st-5th.  For all the details see flyer http://www.sjsomaha.org/media/files/2017_5_12_SJS_sciencecamps.pdf and get signed up today.

 

~SJS Vacation Bible Fun

Registration for VBF (June 19-23) hast started!  The theme for Vacation Bible Fun this year is Maker Fun Factory: Created by God Built for a Purpose. We will explore how God made you, is for you, is always with you, will always love you, and made you for a reason. Any child entering Preschool – 4th grade in the fall of 2017 are welcome to attend! Tell your friends and family as this is open to everyone! Student registration forms are available at St. James and St. Elizabeth Ann’s in the foyer of the church or can be found on our website: sjsvbf.wix.com/kids  Program will be Thursday at 6:30pm. All students will decorate a t-shirt (provided by parents on first day of VBF) to wear at the program.        

Registration forms can be found on our website, sjsvbf.wix.com/kids For more information, contact:  Crystal Anderson (402-278-2311), April Gamelin (402-677-9227) or Jen List (402-250-0775) or email sjsvbf@gmail.com

~Uniform Survey link will close today @ 3:15.

 

Community News

 

~3rd Grade Girl Scout Brownie troop is collecting items to donate to the Bethlehem House in Omaha.  Please open the flyer here http://www.sjsomaha.org/media/files/2017_4_24_28_Bethlehem_House.pdf

to see their wish list of items to donate.  We will be collecting the week of April 24-28.  Contact Jen List at jeremyjenlist@cox.net with any questions.  Thank you for your generosity!!
 

~Knights of Columbus Annual Easter Egg Hunt will be Saturday, April 15 @ 1:00 p.m. for kids through age 10.  It will be held in St. James Parish Center.  Plan now to attend this fun event!

 

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