27 January Virtual Backpack

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Congratulations to Duchesne’s 1st semester Honor Roll recipients.
Highest Honor ~ Anne Maxwell and Kylie Troshynski.
High Honor ~ Allison Cann, Kyra McWilliams and Ava Spicka.
Way to make SJS proud!

Who’s ready for Catholic Schools Week?  We are! Check out the CSW calendar

Music Bingo Please join us on March 4th for our 2023 Music Bingo fundraising event. Music Bingo is a fun spin on traditional bingo that allows you to jam out to snippets of your favorite songs while playing against other music lovers! And you don’t have to be a music trivia pro to participate. Our host will provide trivia and samples from the greatest songs of the last 60 years, and you’ll mark off the artist and song on your bingo card. If you get a bingo, you’ll win a prize! Please register and purchase tickets ahead of time at https://one.bidpal.net/sjsmusicbingo2023/welcome or stop by the school office to reserve your spot. Your $30 ticket purchase will include two hours of Music Bingo, dinner, and an open bar. Split the Pot and a Liquor Pull will also be available for purchase; cash preferred. The deadline for registration is February 24th. For volunteer opportunities visit:  https://stjamesseton.ivolunteer.com/event_278

Help SJS Shine!

Please vote for St. James/Seton Catholic School and spread the word to family and friends! We would love to reach superstar status once again! Visit Spirit Catholic Radio’s website to vote.

Registration for the 2023/2024 school year will begin early February.  Why Choose SJS?  Check out flyer for just a few reasons.

Mark your Calendars For Catholic Schools Week Special Friends Mass which will be held on Tuesday, January 31 @ 8:15 a.m. for grades 5-8 and Wednesday, February 1st at 8:15 for Grades K-4.  Special Friends can include parent, grandparent, aunt or uncle etc.

Soccer Registration  for the spring SJEA soccer season is open.  Registration will run through January 31, 2021.  Please go to the club website, http://www.sjeaysc.org/, click on the registration tab at the top of the page and follow the instructions.

If you have any questions send an email to registrar@sjeaysc.org.  Participation in the soccer club is open to all registered St James/Seton Students and registered parishioners of St James and St Elizabeth Ann.  Please feel free to forward this information to anyone fitting that description who would like to participate in the program.

SJS Yard Signs If you have a visible location for a school yard sign just let us know and we will send one home.

Home and School

FREE, All School Ice Skating Social Celebrate Catholic Schools Week on Sunday, January 29 6-8pm at Grover Ice. Event is sponsored by Home and School and FREE to current SJS families.

Can you lend a hand? Sign up to donate.

It’s our spring Crafting Day, Sponsored by St. James/Seton Home and School!!  Bring your scrapbooking, sewing, yarn project, or whatever you have to work on and join us!!  See flyer for details on getting signed up.  Also, if you still need volunteer hours check out iVolunteer @ https://stjamesseton.ivolunteer.com/event_280 to see how you can help!

Saturday, March 18th
All Day: 9am – 10pm;  Half Day: 9am – 3pm or 4pm – 10pm
St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Parish Center (5419 N. 114th St. 68164)

Your registration fee includes:
– a 6’ round table to yourself
– lunch, snacks, supper, desserts and water/pop all day long (half day options include either lunch or supper)
– an entire day to work on your projects with no interruptions!!!

All day registration = $40
Half-day registration = $20
Early Bird discount = $5 off if registered by March 4th

Parent Participation See the attached flyer for a reminder of the guidelines and how to log your hours.

Morning Drop Off If you are walking your student into school in the morning we would encourage you to consider the drop off lane.  A bit of independence in the second part of the year is a good thing.  And, it’s also safer with fewer folks walking among the vehicles.  If you do walk your student in, crossing at the front of church is a good option.

Athletic Association The Athletic Association is seeking silent auction items for their February 4th fundraising event. All proceeds go directly towards registrations, equipment, uniforms, and tournament fees. Please consider submitting a donation from our amazon wishlist. Do not forget to register ASAP. Space is limited and we sold out last year, turning away multiple groups. Registration closes January 21. You do not want to miss this meal!

Track Registration is Open Track at SJS is for 6th-8th boys and girls. Track practice runs in the evenings at Prep and/or Roncalli. Track meets are on Saturdays. There are typically 2 sessions with boys and girls meets running opposite of each other in morning and afternoon at area track facilities. Students can participate in up to 3 events at each meet depending on their participation in the track practices. Track has a head and assistant coach as well as individual event coaches, as well as a couple specialty volunteer slots. Please see below what needs filled, and consider taking part in this track season as a parent coach/volunteer. Email Sammie at sjsad17@gmail.com if you are interested in any of the following spots. We are happy to provide coach training to anyone interested, no experience necessary.

Head Coach: Lexi Hatt
Assistant Coach:
Boy Equipment Manager:
Girl Equipment Manager
Team Manager:
Long Distance: Lexi Hatt
Disc/Shot Put:
Long/Triple/Long Jump:

It takes a lot of committed hands to run the season and without the volunteers we simply cannot have a season. Register today!

Girl Scout Dance  SJS Girl Scouts is happy to bring back the My Guy and I dance, open to all SJS families! We loved hosting these dances prior to COVID and are excited to bring this event back to enjoy a fun afternoon of dancing while supporting a great cause. See the flier for more details. Questions and RSVP’s can be sent to Crystal,  crystal_anderson05@yahoo.com.

St. James Catholic Church The Growing in God’s Space prayer:

Heavenly Father, our hearts sing in praise of You.
All glory and honor to Christ Jesus,
Who has shown us the way to everlasting life.

O Lord, all that we have comes from You.
You have given us a home at St James
filled with faith and family.
Thank You for these many blessings.

Holy Spirit guide us in this journey.
Let us move together with open hearts.

Grant us the grace to follow in the footsteps of St. James.
Help us to work together
as we build Your kingdom here on earth.

Hillside 2023 Registration for Baseball and Softball at Hillside Little League is open! Register at our website, http://www.hillsidelittleleague.org by March 1st.  See flyer for more details.

Faith. Family. Future.