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Virtual Backpack ~ 9-12-2016

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

 

SOAR  NEWS

 

The Eagles Nest was a BIG HIT at last year’s SOAR Dinner! 

The SOAR Committee is asking for donations of gift cards to fill our Eagles Nest for this year’s dinner.  We are still in need of silent auction items and if you have any baskets lying around we would love to take them off your hands too.  Please forward all donations to the school office, be sure to mark SOAR.  Thanks to everyone for helping to make this year’s SOAR Dinner one to be remembered!!!

 

HyVee Cash For Students

HyVee is once again sponsoring the Cash for Students program.  HyVee  gives $1.00 to SJS for every $250.00 spent at HyVee.  We are once again collecting HyVee cash register receipts dated September 1st thru December 31st.  Tell your family to start saving those receipts!

 

ONLINE PARENT/TEACHER CONFERENCE SIGNUP

We are excited to roll out our online parent/teacher conference signup this year.  This will be easier for parents to schedule a conference time that works best for their schedule.  Watch for more information.

 

SCHOOL NEWS

 

~Fall Fundraiser reminder:

The fall fundraiser orders are due to your child’s homeroom teacher on Tuesday, September 13th.  ONLINE SALES WILL ALSO RUN UNTIL SEPTEMBER 13th as well, even though it mentions an earlier date. That means there are only 4 days remaining to earn money for school improvements.  Show your friends and family the brochures this weekend at those football parties. Also, here are a few reminders:

  • Remember to enter your prize code on the order form if you sold more than 15 items.  Please also enter a cell phone number for a delivery day text reminder.

 

  • Please do not send cash or checks to school with the orders. There is no need to pre-collect money. We will ask for one check per family, if possible, at time of order pick-up on Wed Oct 12th at St Elizabeth Ann Parish Center. We hold the check for 2 weeks to allow for delivery of your items to your customers.

 

  • There is also a cash donation option if that is a preferred method of participation. See the insert in the packet.  The donation is 100% profit for our school.

 

~Help us for Free!!!  Proseeds is a fundraiser that simply requires you to register your credit card(s) and the school gets 5% back when used at participating locations.  No need to fuss with a coupon or app, it just takes a few minutes to login.  And Proseeds uses bank-level security.  Feel free to participate if you like, it's pretty cool.  You can login to the SJS page at  https://www.giveproseeds.com/stjamessetonschool  or through the school Facebook page.  A list of participating vendors can be found @ https://www.giveproseeds.com/companies

          Thanks to the 43 families that have already signed up!!!

 

~September Menu http://www.sjsomaha.org/media/files/September%20Lunch%20Menu.pdf

September menu is the last hard copy that will be sent home.  Going forward you can access via virtual backpack or on our web page.

~SJS Basketball Registration go to website http://www.sjsomaha.org/media/files/2016_2017_9_30_SJS_Bball_Registration.pdf

 to get registered.

 

~SJS Volunteer There are many opportunities to help volunteer.  Be sure to check iVolunteer http://stjamesseton.ivolunteer.com/#1 to see where you can use your talents.  Click on the tab at top for various areas to volunteer, example Home and School or Classroom.

 

Community News

 

~Daisy News Inviting all Kindergarten Girls & Parents for an Initial Daisy Girl Scout Informational Meeting.  September 19 at 6:30pm in Parish Center. Please see flyer http://www.sjsomaha.org/media/files/2016_09_19_Kdg__Daisy_meeting.pdf  for more details and plan to attend to learn about Daisy Girl Scouts! Contact Amanda Schraut at 402-212-8966 with any questions.

 

~Girl Scouts Calling all SJS Girls! We are excited and ready to start our SJS Girl Scout Year! Please consider joining scouts, we can help you find the right Girl Scout experience no matter what your grade! 

 

We are especially looking for brand new Kindergarten Daisy Scouts and troop leaders/volunteers!

 

If your daughter is interested please contact Amanda Schraut  your SJS Girl Scout Membership Coordinator at amandaschraut35@gmail.com<mailto:amandaschraut35@gmail.com> OR 402-212-8966 To learn more about Girl Scout opportunities at SJS.

http://www.sjsomaha.org/media/files/2016_9_30_SJS%20SCOUTS.pdf

 

~Little Flowers for girls ages 5 and up will be meeting again this year.  For more information check out flyer @ http://www.sjsomaha.org/media/files/2016_09_10_LittleFlowersFlyer.pdf

and registration forms @ http://www.sjsomaha.org/media/files/2016_09_10_LittleFlowersRegistrationForm.pdf.

 

~OMAHA SUBURBAN ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION WINTER VOLLEYBALL: Open to ages 8-18 years old, our league begins in December and ends in March, 2017.  OSAA is the largest volleyball league in Omaha, providing competitive volleyball for a great price.  This will be our 21st year doing Volleyball at OSAA, our venue has upgraded to Westside Middle School, offering us two gymnasiums, and 3 courts.  Please utilize the link provided for additional questions.  http://www.omahasuburban.com/volleyball

~Remington Heights Carnival Come and enjoy a free carnival to help celebrate National Assisted Living Week.  It will be held Friday, September 16th from 5-8 pm at 12606 West Dodge Rd (Next to Costco).  There will be a bouncy house, cake walk, free food, petting zoo, face painting and games w/prizes and you can purchase a raffle ticket for a chance to win a Husker prize.

 

~SJS Crafting Day Come join us for our 2nd annual H&S Crafting Day!  Details can be found @ http://www.sjsomaha.org/media/files/2016_09_17_SJS_Crafting_Day.pdf

 

~SJS Jr. High Choir SJS Parents watch for the Choir flyer coming home with your students containing details on how they can participate in the student choir.

 

 

 

 

 

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