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Virtual Backpack ~ October 02, 2017

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

 

Reminder ~ Product Partner Bags collection is Friday, October 6!

Reminder - product partner bags are scheduled to be turned in next Friday, October 6!  Please be sure to label your bag with the name and homeroom of the child you would like your bag returned to.  Please turn in any box tops, Tyson labels, Godfather's fedoras, Our Family labels, Family Fare receipts, HyVee receipts dated since September 1.  Thank you for helping to support our school!!

SAVE THOSE HYVEE RECEIPTS!

HyVee’s Cash for Students program has begun.  Start saving those receipts dated September 1, 2017 thru December 31, 2017.  HyVee pays $1.00 for every $200.00 spent.  You can turn those into the school office or drop them in the H&S plastic tubs at both parishes. 

 

 

SOAR NEWS

There are many ways to help us make our SOAR Dinner a success!!

You can volunteer, contribute a silent/live auction item,

help to fill our Eagles Nest with various gift cards, or attend the dinner.

Please forward all donations to the school office or contact Mrs. Howard.

 

Purchase your SOAR tickets today: www.soardinner.com

 

SCHOOL NEWS

~ The SJ/S Book Fair is coming up soon! This is one of two book fairs to be held this year and a great fundraiser for the library. We can’t be successful without your help.

We are looking for volunteers to work during the book fair. Please see iVolunteer @ http://stjamesseton.ivolunteer.com/event_097 for details and time. We are hoping to have at least two adults at all times during conferences on Thursday, October 26th.

We are also in need of 7th and 8th grade students for the mascot before and after school from October 20 through October 25.  We also would like 7th and 8th grade volunteers to work shifts during the book fair on October 26 to act as greeters and runners/general help.

If you have any questions, please contact Mrs. Vamosi (dvamosi@sjsomaha.org).  We look forward to seeing you!

 

October Home and School Happenings

October has a scary amount of events going on and

we would love to have you join us!

 

Product Partner Turn In –October 6th

Please bring your Box Tops, Campbell Soup labels, Godfather Fedoras, HyVee receipts, and Tyson A+ to school.

Additional collection baggies can be picked up at the school office.

 

Craft Day -October 7th  

Whatever craft you have, come and join us at the SEA parish center 9am-10pm.  Or there are half day options to accommodate your busy schedule.  Email Jen at jeremyjenlist@cox.net for more information or a registration form. There are a few spots open for both students and adults to assist with this. 

Please see iVolunteer for more information

 

Eagle’s Wings – 7th Grade -October 11th

Wednesday, October 11th

Lunch for our SJS staff and support staff.

Easy way to volunteer – if you have a student in 7th grade go to iVolunteer and see what they may need for the lunch they are providing.

 

Dine out WEEK for SJS Night at Pizza West

Sunday, Oct 15th -Thursday, October

A percentage of the sales from the evening are donated back to St. James/Seton School

Pizza West is located 122nd and Maple 

 

Fundraiser Pick-up - October 19th

Wednesday, October 19th at the St. James Parish Center.

There are a few spots open for both students and adults to assist with this. 

Please see ivolunteer for more information

 

Trunk or Treat - October 25th

Wednesday, October 25th at 7:00pm in the SEA parking lot. All cars must be in the lot by 6:45pm and ready to go by 7.

See Virtual Backpack for more details.

 

Halloween Party -October 31st

Tuesday, October 31st.

SJS Home and School provides a snack for each student.

 

Home and School Meeting - November 1st

Wednesday, November 1st at 7:00pm at the SEA Parish Center

This is a great opportunity to learn what Home and School is all about!

All are welcome.

~HOPE  Did you know that you can support your parish and also get a tuition rebate by using the HOPE program?  (It involves the purchasing of gift cards).  For more information feel free to contact the HOPE office at 402 572-7898.  More info can also be found at - http://stjamescatholicchurch.org/hope/hope-home

~iVolunteer has many volunteering opportunities.  Go to iVolunteer today @ http://stjamesseton.ivolunteer.com to get signed up today!

~October Menu can be found @ http://www.sjsomaha.org/media/files/October%202017%20Menu.pdf.

 

~SJS Crafting Day It’s almost time for our Fall Crafting day sponsored by SJS home and school!!!  Whatever craft you have, come and join us Saturday, October 7 from 9am to 10pm at the SEA parish center.  Or there are half day options to accommodate your busy schedule.  You get your own 5’ round table, lunch and/or dinner, snacks and refreshments throughout the day.  Even if you have to leave for a while for another commitment, your things will be safe at your table while you’re gone.  Registration forms are available @ http://www.sjsomaha.org/media/files/2017_10_7_SJS_Crafting_Day.pdf, or email Jen at jeremyjenlist@cox.net for more information or a registration form. 

 

Community News

 

~Love and Life Program is hosting a couples retreat @ St. Joan of Arc on 10/21 and 10/22.  For details on how to get signed up go to http://www.sjsomaha.org/media/files/2017_10_21_Couples_Retreat.pdf.

~Marian Surprise Night – Oct. 7 All eighth-grade girls are invited to Surprise Night - Saturday, Oct. 7 from 7 – 9:30 p.m. in the Marian Quad.  Get a sneak peek at one of Marian’s favorite traditions. The evening will include face painting, manicures, games, crafts, dancing, snacks, a surprise day t-shirt and more! Register by Sept. 29 to reserve your t-shirt at bit.ly/2017Surprise .

 

~Overflow is hosting a speaker, Danny Leger, sharing his experiences as a Catholic Missionary, musician, and recording artist on Saturday, September 30th.  For more information  see flyer @ http://www.sjsomaha.org/media/files/2017_9_30_Overflow_Middle_School.pdf.

~Skutt is hosting 3-on-3 boys basketball tournament for information on the tournament and to get signed up go to:  http://www.sjsomaha.org/media/files/2017_10_28_3_on_3_Boys_Bball_Tournament.pdf

 

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