November 26th Virtual Backpack

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Spirit Dress Down Day, Monday, December 2.


Terra Nova results can be picked up in the school office by parents starting Monday, December 2.



School News



Dear Parents, from December 9th to December 13th, our school will be hosting our Holiday Food Drive.  We will be collecting canned goods and dry goods to donate to the St. Vincent de Paul Food Pantry. Our food drive will help hungry families in our community.  Please give what you can. One grocery bag of food can provide as many as 11 meals. Every single donation helps, and together we hope our combined donations will make a real difference for those in need.  See links for a parent letter and a list of needed items.
**Annual Siena Stocking Project Dec 2nd – Dec 6th – SJS is collecting bags of Men’s and Women’s White Crew or Tube Socks for the Siena Stocking Project.  This is the 11th year for this collection.  These socks will be used to make Christmas presents for all the men and women staying at the Siena Francis House.  We take one sock and roll it into another and add a pair of gloves, toothbrush, toothpaste, hot chocolate packet, assorted candy, candy cane and tie it off with a scarf made by St. James Pack 380 Cub Scouts.   These socks will be given out on Christmas day to around 500 homeless staying at the shelter.  Please help us keep this tradition going by donating a bag of crew socks.  ~ Thank you, Urbanski Family
LINK Kids Night Out at SJS, Saturday, December 14th, 6pm-9pm.  Let us entertain your kids while you enjoy a night out!
Registration for the Spring 2020 soccer season will be open from December 1st through January 31st.  Please visit the website to submit registration or obtain more information about the club.  Please send email to with any questions.


Interested in a Christmas gift?  SJEAYSC has opened the storefront for soccer apparel purchases through 11/30:  Orders will be sent home the week of 12/16 with your child.  Please contact if you need your order kept a secret or to arrange pickup.

LINK December Home and School Happenings

We would love to have you join us! Merry Christmas!


Craft Day -December 7th

Whatever craft you have, come and join us at the SEA parish center 9am-10pm.  Or there are half day options to accommodate your busy schedule. Email Crystal at for more information or a registration form.


Christmas Cookies for our neighbors

Drop off will be Monday December 9th and Tuesday 10th

Assembly and delivery will be on the Tuesday 10th

Please see the iVolunteer to sign up to help bring cookies, assemble or deliver.


Dine out for SJS!

Wednesday December 11th Panera Bread

144th and Maple – Must show flier 4p-8p


5th Grade Eagles Wings Luncheon Dec 12th 

Lunch for our SJS staff and support staff.

Easy way to volunteer – if you have a student in 5th grade go to iVolunteer and see what they may need for the lunch they are providing.


Kids Night Out

Saturday, December 14th from 6pm-9pm

Have a night out on us!

-Any old children (6th grade – High School) can sign up to volunteer to fulfill service hours.

-Any adult (safe environment required) can sign up to volunteer to fulfill family volunteer hours.


Last Call for Spirit Wear

Last day to order is Saturday, November 30.  Get your spirit wear at


Community News

Gross Catholic Christmas Cabaret

December 6th & 7th 7:30 p.m./December 8th 2:00 p.m./Gross Auditorium/Adult $10, $5 Student, $5 Alumni.  A special alumni event to follow performance.

Creighton Prep Pep Band will play during the always-festive Christmas in the Cage event.  Boys in grade 6-8 can join the band.  Please join us for an exhilarating night of Christmas rock tunes and basketball on Saturday, December 21. 

The honor pep band will enjoy a free pizza dinner and rehearsal with the Creighton Prep Pep Band starting at 5:30 p.m. then perform during pregame activities in the Heider Center. The group will also stay for the 7 p.m. varsity basketball game and see the Prep students entertain the crowd with cheers and skits.

Students can be dropped off at 5:20 p.m. at the main west entrance to the school, next to Memorial Plaza. Prep band members will be there to greet him. You can pick them up there after the game at about 8:45 p.m.

Visit to register your son today! For questions or additional information, please email Director of instrumental Music David May or call him at 402-393-1190 Ext. 320.”