6 March Virtual Backpack


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Spirit Dress Down Day, Monday, March 9th.

St. Patrick’s Dress Down Day, Tuesday, March 17. Green or St. Patrick’s themed tops.


Music Bingo Request

In the immortal words of Def Leppard..”Pour some soda on me!”

We are looking for donations of soda pop for our upcoming Music Bingo event. If you have some around the house that you can donate feel free to drop off at the office by the 23rd. Thanks for helping our event be a success.


Parent Participation Hours

Don’t forget to log all your parent participation hours by mid May.

Two parent families are required to have 40 hours and single parent families 20.

A bill for hours not completed will be sent out after that date.


School News

Eagle Academy pickup for Friday, March 13th and March 27th, will be at the playground door due to SJ Fish Fry’s. The hallway from Kids Care will not be available.  Parents should ring the doorbell and someone will be there to let you in.

KidsCare pickup will be at the J.H. entrance for Friday, March 13 & 27.

LINK Home and School has inventory of spirit wear.  See attached link for styles and sizes of shirts available.
St. James/Seton School KidsCare is seeking caregivers for 2020-2021 school year. Program Hours of Operation: 7:00-7:40 for Morning Program, 3:15-6:00 for After School Program and 7:00 am -6:00 pm on Non-School Days.  KidsCare is closed during Summer. Contact Mihyun Nay, 402-881-5059, mnay@sjsomaha.org.
Nest Fest 2020 kicks off In 2 weeks! 
Watch for additional information coming home via email next week.
Questions? email shsnestfest@gmail.com

LINK SJS Girls ~Bring your Dads, Grandpas, Uncles, Brothers or another favorite guy to the Girlscouts annual My Guy and I Dance.  See attached flyer for all the details.
LINK All parents struggle with one aspect of parenting or another. Here is a resource for you that is free and helpful.
The Saint James / Seton Athletic Association has created a scholarship for 8th grade students of Saint James Seton who have participated in Saint James / Seton Athletic Association-sponsored programs and will be entering an Omaha-area Catholic high school in the Fall of 2020. Two $500 scholarships will be awarded — one to a boy and one to a girl. Submission deadline is 5:00 p.m. on Friday, April 3, 2020. For more information or to apply, please go to the Athletic Association website at http://www.sjsathletics.com.
Please let me know if you have any questions or concerns.
Mark Wiederin
Board member, SJS Athletic Association
Coordinator of the SJSAA scholarship
(402) 812-9380


More information to come soon!

LINK Upcoming Life Runners dates:

Leadership meetings on Wednesday, 3/18 and 4/15 leadership meeting at 7:15am in Ms. Shaw’s room. Running after school until 3:50pm.
Group meetings on Wednesday, 4/1 and 5/6 at 7:10am. Wear Life Runners shirt with school uniform bottoms. Running after school until 3:50pm.
Mark your calendar! Relay across America for Life Runners. Our chapter is signed up for a leg of the relay on Thursday, July 30th at 12:20pm. Let’s represent our chapter!
New members are always welcome! Instructions are on the attached flyer.
LINK Story Time event will be held on Thursday, March 19th. It will be from 6:30 – 7:15.  The book fair will be open during that time.


Community News

Link Roncalli’s Jr. Pride girls and boys basketball evaluations for students in grades 3-8 will be held March 15.  See flyer for details.