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Virtual Backpack ~ 9-19-2016

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


DEADLINE:  for Virtual Backpack items must be turned into school

office by Thursday at 2:00 p.m. to insure approval and addition

to the Virtual Backpack sent on Friday. 




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

Your SOAR Committee is asking for donations of gift cards to fill our Eagles Nest

and silent auction items for this year’s SOAR Dinner.  Donations can be

forwarded to the school office, attention 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 $200.00 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!



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.





~Cafeteria help is NEEDED! Team 1-5 Week A is in need of help on Thursdays Team 4.  Volunteers work one shift every other week. Lunch shifts start at 11:15 am and usually finish around 1:30pm.  Cafeteria volunteer responsibilities include scraping, rinsing, washing, and restocking the trays, silverware, etc.. Volunteers also walk around and help out the younger students with their milks and opening packets.  Volunteers are NOT involved with serving the food. Sign up @


~ CONGRATULATIONS!!  Cherrydale Fundraising Company rewarded each student with a backpack buddy this week in appreciation for our school’s sales efforts. So those that turned in a paw print coupon or sold at least one item, you have already received your backpack buddy. The dog tags for selling at least 10 items will be sent home as soon as all the orders are processed. Thank you and job well done!


~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  or through the school Facebook page.  A list of participating vendors can be found @

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


~Home and School Spirit Store SJS Spirit Store - Coming SOON!! Home & School is excited to have our Spirit store launching September 28. Many different types of logo wear (t-shirts, 3/4 length shirts, long sleeve shirts, sweatshirts, hoodies, sweatpants, beanie hats, ear warmers) and other logo items will be available for purchase for 2 weeks.  Questions please contact Vanessa Shoemaker or Crystal Anderson (Please note that this is different than the Spirit shirts that were launched this week)


~SJS Basketball Registration go to website

 to get registered.


~SJS Volunteer There are many opportunities to help volunteer.  Be sure to check iVolunteer 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  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<> OR 402-212-8966 To learn more about Girl Scout opportunities at SJS.


~Mercy Feeder Basketball Team Mercy High School Basketball Feeder Team:  Any girl who are in grades 5th – 8th for the 2016-2017 school year and are interested in playing basketball for the feeder teams for the Mercy Basketball program.  Sign up will be completed online and the deadline for signing up will be September 23rd.  Please visit the website to sign up.  We will be hosting a clinic in the Fall starting on September 24th and will run every Saturday from 9:00 am to 10:30 am (with the exception of no clinic on Oct. 1st due to a volleyball tournament).  We will be playing in the CYO League during the winter.  Winter practice/tryouts will begin on November 14thand.  If you have any questions please contact Scott Stara:  Information sheet can be found @

~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.

~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 @

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