August 30th Virtual Backpack

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Parents, we are in the midst of planning our SOAR Development Dinner and need your help! Do you have any ideas for a big ticket item we can raffle off at the event? In previous years, we have had a snowblower, a lawn mower, and a Kobalt tool cabinet.

But we want to keep things fresh!

If you have ideas, please let Mrs. Howard know.


We are in need of baskets/totes for silent auction items at the SOAR Dinner.

If you have any that are in good shape and you would like to get off your hands,

please drop them off at the school office. Thank you!


SOAR Volunteer Opportunities can be found at

Get online and sign up to help today!!!!


School News

We are in the process of planning our annual SOAR Development Dinner, which is on Saturday, November 23. It is sure to be a fun event. We rely solely on proceeds raised from our own fundraising, our parishioners, and the support of local businesses to continue our mission of Catholic education. Any help you can offer will greatly impact our efforts!


There are many ways that parishioners can help SOAR to be a success. One way is by contributing to the Eagle’s Nest. The Eagle’s Nest is a wall of envelopes where attendees make a donation and choose one of the many “eggs” in the “nest”.  Each contains one or more gift cards, the total amount of which is at least equal to the donation made. We have been reaching out to restaurants and businesses to ask for gift card donations, but we will require many more. We are asking that the next time you are out to eat or go shopping, you consider purchasing a gift card for any denomination and then donate it to the SOAR Dinner. (Note: You can also take advantage of our HOPE Certificates at Mass for these gift cards, too!) Please forward any type of donation to the school office by October 1st. Thanks for your support of SJS!

LINK Rainbows is a peer support group for children who have suffered from a significant loss in their lives, whether by death, divorce or another painful transition. The groups are facilitated by the school counselor.  If you think your child would benefit from this program see registration.
LINK TAGG ~ If you have not yet signed up to TAGG consider doing this asap.  This is an easy way to raise money for SJS by TAGGing your purchases to places you are already frequenting.  Tell your friends and family to TAGG for SJS!  Attached is the how to’s of getting signed up to TAGG.  A How to card is being sent home to each family.
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Community News

If you missed the registration pack meeting for Cub Scouts,  there is still time to join.   Pack 380 is open to any boy in kindergarten through 5th grade. You don’t have to attend St. James/Seton school or have been in scouts previous years to join us.  If you have any questions, please contact Robert Klein at or (402) 616-2087.  You can also see some the activities we have done at our closed Facebook page Cub Scouts Pack 380 of SJS (


LINK Marian High School is excited to offer the first ever 3v3 Soccer Tournament at Marian High School this fall.  We have age groups for U8-Adult, boys and girls! Come join us for a full day of fun, community, and competition.

You can view details and register your team using this direct link:

LINK Skutt is hosting 3 on 3 boys & girls grades 4-8 basketball tournament October 5.  See flyer for details.
LINK St. Joan of Arc is hosting a Love & Life Couple retreat October 19 & 20.  For more information see flyer.
LINK Did you or your child receive a scholarship to attend a private K-12 school?  Voice for choice is promoting school choice by publishing stories of scholarship recipients.  For a limited time, every student published will earn a $100 gift card. Here is the link to submit stories to:  For more information see flyer.