14 February Virtual Backpack

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Congratulations to our 8th Grade Highschool Scholarship Winners

Duchesne ~ Allison Cann, Aivleen Fenton, Kyra McWilliams, Kylie Troshynski

Mercy ~ Kaitlyn List, Ellie Rief

Mt. Michael ~ Micah Lytle

Prep ~ Joe Crenshaw, Ben Churchill, Ian Wewel

Roncalli ~ Thomas Ciecior, Zachary D’Aquila, Madalyn Harrison, Roman Gilbride

Skutt ~ Noah Coon, Ethan Daly


School News

It’s Book Fair Time Again!  Book Fair will run from March 11-19. Once again, we’ll need volunteers to help us with this exciting fundraiser. I need both parents and seventh/eighth grade students (this is a great opportunity for service hours!).


It’s easy and a lot of fun. Please check iVolunteer @ https://stjamesseton.ivolunteer.com/event_231 for available days and times. We will have one extended time for this Book Fair.  Our annual Story Time is Thursday, March 19th from 6:30-7:15. I will open the Book Fair back up at 4:30 that afternoon and remain open until 8:00 or when the last families leave. Thanks again for your continued support! I met with our Scholastic Rep recently and she was quite impressed with the success of our book fairs – plus we get a lot of new books for the library! Please email dvamosi@sjsomaha.org with questions.

Book Fair Hours will be 7:40-8:00 and 3:15-4:00 daily except for Thursday, March 19th when we will open back up at 4:30 and remain open until after Story Time (approximately 8:00 – or when the last families leave)

Athletic Association Scholarship for Graduating 8th Graders

The Saint James Seton Athletic Association is proud to announce the creation of a scholarship. All graduating 8th grade students of Saint James Seton who have participated in Saint James Seton Athletic Association-sponsored programs (Volleyball, Basketball, Track, Soccer) and will be entering an Omaha-area Catholic high school in the Fall of 2020 may apply for a one-time, non-renewable scholarship in the amount of $500. A total of two (2) scholarships will be awarded—one to a boy and one to a girl. (A Saint James Athletic Association-sponsored sport includes sports played at other Catholic grade schools when the sport is not offered at Saint James (e.g., soccer at Saint Bernard). It does not include select teams or other clubs.)


To apply, go to Scholarship Documents, and download the scholarship information and application files. Completed applications should be emailed to SJSAAscholarship@gmail.com with the Subject “Scholarship Application – (Insert Student First and Last Name)” by 5:00 p.m. on Friday, April 3rd, 2020.


Track is open to all 6th, 7th, & 8th grade boys and girls who attend St. James / Seton school or are in our PRE program.  Practice will start in mid-March and the season will begin on March 28.  It culminates with a final super meet on May 9 this year.


Registration is $15 if you already have a shirt from last year or $25 (be sure to select both options during registration) if you need a track t-shirt.


We are in need of more parent volunteers for practices and meets.  Please reach out to TJ Burbridge, sjsad17@gmail.comor 402-689-6922, if you are willing  to help out this year.  Some previous coaches are unable to help out this year.


The registration link is http://www.hometeamsonline.com/teams/default.asp?u=SJS&s=org&p=registration.  And make sure to select the Track Registration link.

Fall 2020 Football for St. James Seton


Fall football is open to all 7th and 8th grade boys who attend St. James/Seton school or our PRE program.  Unfortunately, smaller classes and other circumstances have warranted us not have a program the last couple of years.  We would like to gauge the interest in re-starting the program.  I have turned on Football registration on our Athletic website.  There is no cost/commitment at this point to enter your son’s information.  I will leave it open through the spring and if we get enough boys interested, Chris Findall has agreed to return and coach this fall.


You can find the registration link at Football Registration and be sure to select the Football registration option.


If you have any questions or concerns, please don’t hesitate to reach out to TJ Burbridge, 402-689-6922, sjsad17@gmail.com; or Chris Findall, 402-238-3200, chris.findall@syngenta.com.



More information to come soon!

BOXTOPS Submission:  For those that continue to clip Boxtops, please turn in any that you have at this time, to the office by Tuesday Feb 18 so they can redeemed for the last credit of the 2019-2020 school year.

The Box tops online app has been very successful in its first year and those using it have submitted $120.00 worth.  THANK YOU for your cooperation and we hope you continue to find those box tops to help provide funds to St. James Seton School.


Community News

Link Hillside Little League 2020 registration is now open for the baseball/softball season and our pre-training HTA. Check out the link for more details.