September 27th Virtual Backpack
|Looking for ways to complete those service hours?
There are many volunteer opportunities available.
Go to iVolunteer @ https://stjamesseton.
Don’t forget to send a brief email to parentparticipation@sjsomaha.
The entire school will use an online sign up for our parent teacher conferences again this year. We want to try and eliminate the long waits and unknown time requirements. So please, sign up to see all the teachers you would like, and keep an eye out for the email opening the conference site. Thanks for all you do.
Each year, the Duke University Talent Identification Program (Duke TIP) gives select 7th grade students the opportunity take the SAT or ACT and participate in summer programs. Congratulations to the following students who were eligible and who chose to participate.
|LINK||SJS Fourth Grade annual coat drive will be held October 14-20. They are collecting gently used coats, hats, gloves, scarves and boots. There will be drip off locations at school entrances. Donations will be given to Society of St. Vincent de Paul. See flyer for details.|
|October Home and School Happenings
October has a scary amount of events going on and
we would love to have you join us!
Skinny Bones Family Event
Thursday, October 10th
Join Home & School for a fun family event
@ Skinny Bones Pumpkin Patch
We will provide the bonfire, hotdogs & s’mores stuff,
you bring the fam!
Admission is $10.95/each, 2 and under are free.
Please RSVP Katie (402) 677-1067, so that I have an idea on count
for food & space
Dine out for SJS Night
Wednesday, October 16th – ALL DAY!!!!
A percentage of the sales from the ENTIRE DAY are donated back to HSA
Villagio’s is located 6922 N 102nd Cir (Cherry Hills)
Thursday, October 17th
Lunch for our SJS staff and support staff.
Easy way to volunteer – if you have a student in 7th grade go to iVolunteer and see what they may need for the lunch they are providing.
Product Partner Turn In
Please bring your Box Tops, Campbell Soup labels, Godfather Fedoras,
HyVee receipts, and Tyson A+ to school.
Additional collection baggies can be picked up at the school office.
Trunk or Treat
Wednesday, October 23rd at 7:00pm
SEA parking lot.
All cars must be in the lot by 6:45pm and ready to go by 7.
See Virtual Backpack for more details.
Thursday, October 31st.
SJS Home and School provides a snack for each student.
Home and School Meeting
Wednesday, November 6th at 7:00pm at the SEA Parish Center
This is a great opportunity to learn what Home and School is all about!
All are welcome.
|LINK||Needing fall school clothing? Now is the time to stock up. DiGiorgio’s is having a fall sale. Take 15% off your total purchase. See flyer for details.
|Scholastic Book Fair
It’s that time again!! The Scholastic Book Fair is just around the corner. With your support, our two book fairs each year allow us to purchase a significant number of new and popular books for our library. We are fortunate to reach and surpass our goals each year.
Our goal this year is to sell 733 books. That’s an increase of 20% over last year’s Fall Book Fair. I know with your help we can meet and exceed this. Not only can the library purchase additional books, your child also benefits. Reading Matters! A child who reads just 20 minutes a day has the potential of reading 1.8 million words per year.
But we can’t be successful without your help. Once again we are seeking volunteers.
The Fall Book Fair will run from Thursday, October 17th through Thursday, October 24th. The Fair will be open before school (7:40-8:00) and after school (3:15-4:00). We will be open during Parent/Teacher Conferences on Thursday, October 24th (we will open one hour before conferences begin and close fifteen minutes before they end so we can begin to pack up the fair).
I will need 7th and 8th grade student volunteers before and after school to help with our mascot and our school supply/trinket table. I will also need student volunteers for shifts on Thursday, October 24th. I have the shifts set up in two-hour intervals, but students may volunteer for more than one shift. They will receive service hours for their efforts.
I will also need adult volunteers to help in the morning and after school. I will especially need adult volunteers on Thursday, October 24th. These shifts are also set up in two-hour intervals, but you are welcome to volunteer for more than one shift, or even part of a shift if that better meets your needs. You will also receive service hours for this time.
Please consider volunteering for this great event. It’s fun and easy. You get to meet parents and students as well as have a good time. It’s not difficult and you will be shown what to do, so don’t worry if you have never worked at a book fair before.
Please check iVolunteer @ https://stjamesseton.
|Students in grades 2-8 have art class with Mrs. Teel. You can now check out some of their work on the school website under the school info tab: https://sjsomaha.org/
|Marian Eighth Grade Surprise Night
Saturday, Oct. 5
All Eighth-Grade girls are invited to Surprise Night on Saturday, Oct. 5 in the Marian Quad. Get a sneak peek at one of Marian’s favorite traditions. The evening will include face painting, manicures, games, crafts, dancing, snacks, a Surprise Day t-shirt and more!
|LINK||Our 4th Degree Knights of Columbus Assembly is hosting a night of Bingo Sunday September 29th at 7pm in the St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Parish Center. Bring the whole family and try to take home some cash and prizes. Bingo Cards for all 25 games start at just $6. A portion of the proceeds will be donated to the Wounded Warriors Project.|
|Mercyfest for 7th & 8th grade girls is on Saturday, October 12th from 5-8 PM. For more details and to register, please go to: https://www.mercyhigh.org/