11 March Virtual Backpack

KidsCare Job Opportunity St. James/Seton School KidsCare is seeking caregivers for the 2022-2023 school year.  Program Hours of Operation: 7:00-7:40 for Morning Program, 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm for After School Program.

Contact Mihyun Nay, 402-651-9253 or  mnay@sjsomaha.org.

Covid at home tests  If you are experiencing COVID symptoms and an at home test would be beneficial, contact the office.  We have secured a limited number of tests we can distribute for free for families.  This is for any SJS family who is experiencing COVID type symptoms.

SJS Book Fair  It’s that time of year again! Our Scholastic Book Fair runs March 11th – 18th. The fair will be open before and after school, as well as the evening of March 15th during our annual Story Time.

To volunteer see iVolunteer @ https://stjamesseton.ivolunteer.com/event_252.

Needed Due to Covid our drinking fountains are closed.  Students are asked to bring clear water bottles to use through the day.  We are in need of bottled water for students that may forget their own water bottle.  We appreciate any donation.

H&S Storytime: Storytime is back! Join us and local children’s author Kenny Onatolu on Tuesday, March 15th 6:30-7:30pm in the gym. Give-a-ways, snack and shopping at the Book Fair. Preschool – 3rd graders and their families are encouraged to attend. Invitation.  To volunteer see iVolunteer @ https://stjamesseton.ivolunteer.com/event_254

iVolunteer  Still need to complete your volunteer hours?  Here are just a few areas needing your help!
Music Bingo @ https://stjamesseton.ivolunteer.com/event_253.
H&S Storytime @ https://stjamesseton.ivolunteer.com/event_254

Parent Participation Hours Don’t forget to submit your parent participation hours when done to- parentparticipation@sjsomaha.org

Registration Is open.  If you have not registered your students please complete online registration for all current students.  If you have a new student to enroll contact the school office to get registration paperwork.

Children’s Scholarship of Omaha is a nonprofit organization that funds scholarships to private schools.  There are requirements to apply and an application process.  We encourage you to pursue this opportunity as the finances would help the school.  We are asking all families that request financial assistance from SJS to start with the CSF process.  Continued support from SJS funds is contingent upon applying to CSF.  You can apply now, and the deadline is May 6th.

More information can be found at www.csfomaha.org

Athletic Scholarship  Now accepting applications for the 2022 Rick Gilbride Memorial High School Scholarship.  Eighth graders who will be going to an Omaha-area Catholic high school in the fall can apply for the 2022 Rick Gilbride Memorial High School Scholarship.  We will present a one-time $500 scholarship to one boy and one girl in this year’s 8th grade class.  To apply, go to https://www.sjsahtletics.com/

Food for thought-https://www.csfomaha.org/parents-family/

**Don’t forget to follow SJS on social media to check out all of the awesome things our students and staff are up to!
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Mercy High School Lockin
Mercy High School’s 5th & 6th Grade Lock-In is returning on March 19thfrom 5-9 pm.  Play games, meet new friends, create an art project, have dinner, and learn routines from the Mercy Cheerleaders and Dance Team!  For more details and to register, please go to: https://www.mercyhigh.org/happenings/
Faith. Family. Future.