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Virtual Backpack ~ May 14, 2018

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


Volunteer Opportunities!

There are volunteer opportunities being added daily to iVolunteer.  

Below are just a few opportunities.

Cafeteria volunteers to help wash tables/rinsing trays

Grade 8 Honors Breakfast  

Grade 8 Graduation Social

SOAR pre-planning/work (these hours will be for 2018/19 school year)



~Home and School

If you would like to be more involved with HSA next year please see the positions below that we are looking to fill:

Walk-a-thon co-coordinator – Would help set up and run walk-a-thon

Fall Boutique:

Kitchen Coordinator – would shadow the event this year, November 2018 and take over for the school year of 2019-2020

Advertising/Marketing Coordinator- would shadow the event this year, November 2018 and take over for the school year of 2019-2020

Storytime coordinator – would coordinate this with the librarian during the spring book fair

Confirmation Receptions (SEA and SJ) coordinator – Would shadow for the 2018-2019 school year and take over for the following year

Parent Speaker Nursery coordinator – set up volunteers for the nights of speakers

contact HSA, with questions.

Thank you to all those who have been volunteering to help in the many different ways!

Parents + School = Winning Team!

Have a Happy and Safe Summer!


~H.O.P.E. is hosting their annual Parking Lot Sale Saturday, June 23rd from 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.  If you would like to rent a SJ parking space for $20 or really get a good deal and get 2 for $30 you can purchase a ticket at the HOPE table after mass; HOPE office at SJS or call 402-572-7897 to secure your spots.


This is a great way to sell your garage; yard or craft sale items and anything leftover at end of sale can be donated to St. Vincent de Paul (truck will be standing by) so you won’t have to take anything back with you.


~Vacation Bible Fun Registration is due FRIDAY MAY 18TH (June 25-29)!  The theme for Vacation Bible Fun this year is Shipwrecked: Rescued By Jesus. We will explore how Jesus rescues us when we are worried, lonely, struggling, when we do wrong and when we are powerless. 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: Teacher volunteer applications and student aide applications can be found on our website or foyer of the church and mailed in to Crystal Anderson 7405 N 108th ST, Omaha 68142 or dropped off to the SJS office Attn: VBF Addison Anderson 302.  Please contact Crystal Anderson (402-278-2311), Jen List (402-250-0775) or April Gamelin (402-677-9227) or email at with any questions.  


~SJS Volleyball Parents, The volleyball program is open to all 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, and 8th grade girls who attend St. James / Seton (SJS) School or are Home School students in the St. James/St. Elizabeth Ann parishes.  


If your daughter(s) elects to go out for St. James / Seton Volleyball this fall; the registration process including the medical statement and payment of the participation fee will need to be completed online (debit/credit card via PayPal; note, you do not need to have a PayPal account to pay online).  Note: register and pay the participation fee by May 15th and you save $20!!!


An optional informational meeting for parents only will take place on Wednesday, May 9th at 7:00 PM at the St. James / Seton school gym.  A reference document (Volleyball Parent Handbook – 2018) is attached and such items within the document will be discussed during the meeting.


Evaluations will be held in May and players will need to supply their own knee pads during evaluations.  For updated information regarding evaluation dates and times for each grade, please go to SJS Athletics (link) web site and click on the volleyball link in the top right hand side of the screen.  Evaluation dates and times for each pertinent grade are listed.  

If you have questions, contact TJ Burbridge at 402-689-6922,


~SJS Summer Art Camp Mrs. Smith will be hosting art camp for students entering grades 4-8 in the fall of 2018.  For all the details regarding the camp and how to get signed up see attached flyer


~TAGG’s ONE WEEK LEFT in Tagg’s Spring into Summer School Contest runs April 15 – May 15.  The TAGG app can be used to support the school year-round, but from 4/15-5/15, you can help the school WIN even more than just donations!  To see how the contest works check out details @




~Prep will be hosting math programs for boys and girls this summer.  See attached flyer for details .


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