24 January Virtual Backpack

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Catholic Schools Week Kickoff!

Kick off CSW with fellow SJS families at Urban Air on Sunday, January 26th from 4-8 p.m.  See flyer for all the details.




Duchesne Academy’s SJS alumni honor roll recipients:

Highest Honor

Maeva-Joan Atayi

Nicole Cann

Grace Crenshaw

Riley Fritz

Elizabeth Green

Anne Maxwell

Madison Smith

Anna Wolff

Regan Wolff


High Honor

Jessica Kozol

Danielle Neppel

Jayna Petty

Elizabeth Stratman



Cora Jensen


School News

LINK Check out our CSW calendar.
Have you registered yet??????

Our annual SJS Athletic Association Spring Fling Fundraiser

is coming up on Saturday, February 1st!


Throw on your flip flops and beach wear and join us at 6pm in the St. James Parish Center. It may be cold outside, but “Life’s A Beach” inside!

Enjoy the silent and live auction with dinner, drinks and a DJ. $25 for an individual ticket, $200 for a table. This is our one and only fundraiser to support our athletics program. Don’t miss out on this fun opportunity to support our student athletes and raise funds for our volleyball, basketball and track programs. All are welcome!

For registration, please visit our homepage at www.sjsathletics.com.

We hope to see you at Spring Fling 2020!


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It’s our spring Crafting Day, Sponsored by St. James Seton Home and School!!  Bring your scrapbooking, sewing, yarn project, or whatever craft you have and join us on…
Saturday, February 29th
All Day: 9am – 10pm;  Half Day: 9am – 3pm or 4pm – 10pm
St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Parish Center
(5419 N. 114th St. 68164)
If you would like to volunteer to bring items for this event check out iVolunteer for what is needed: https://stjamesseton.ivolunteer.com/event_225
Spirit Catholic Radio is having their annual Superstar Catholic School Contest! Help SJS win for the 4 year in a row! The contest runs from January 27 through February 8 and you can vote @ https://spiritcatholicradio.com/superstar/

Nest Fest Student T-Shirt Design Competition
K-3rd (1 winner, design will be used for this grade level t-shirts)
4th-8th (1 winner, design will be used for this grade level t-shirts)
When: January 26th – Feb 5th – please turn designs into the office by Feb 5th

Criteria to follow when designing:
-Must say “NEST FEST”
-Must say “St. James/Seton or SJS”
-Can incorporate any of the following: school spirit, theme “color”, eagle, religion, community
1 entry per child

Please write name and home room on back of paper.

Winners will be picked and notified by end of Feb.


Community News

LINK Don’t forget to plan now to attend KOC Bingo.  See flyer for all the details.  This is a family friendly event that helps out the First Responders Foundation!
Music in Catholic Schools hosting their annual Benefit Dance. See all the details @ https://drive.google.com/open?id=1Jp9nWYSrUHT4yRn3SPpYxbCAUplUBG2-&authuser=rfranson@sjsomaha.org&usp=drive_fs
LINK Hillside Little League 2020 registration is now open for the baseball/softball season and our pre-training HTA. Check out the flier for more details.
Junior Crusader Basketball Tryouts

Marian’s Junior Crusaders is a competitive basketball program for girls in third through eighth grade who are interested in attending Marian. The teams play in the Conqueror Basketball League and in local and regional tournaments. During the season, practices are held on Mondays and Wednesdays.

Tryouts for the upcoming 2020-2021 season will be held on the following dates.

3rd/4th grade – Sunday, March 8, 5 p.m. – 6:15 p.m.
5th grade – Wednesday, March 11, 6 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
6th grade – Wednesday, March 11, 7:30 p.m. – 9 p.m.
7th grade – Monday, March 9, 6 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
8th grade – Monday, March 9, 7:30 p.m. – 9 p.m.

For more information and to pre-register, visit bit.ly/JrCrusaders20.