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For information and flyers discussed below, please click here to visit our Virtual Backpack page

on the SJS website.




Each year, the Archdiocese of Omaha's Respect Life Apostolate conducts a Pro-Life Student Essay Contest.  This year, two SJS students submitted essays, and one, Ellie Glenn, won second place in the 8th grade division.  Congratulations, Ellie!  And thanks to Emma Robinson for submitting her writing.  Well done, ladies.


Parent Participation

Thanks to the 21 families who submitted their parent participation hours this week.  Don't forget to do so with a simple email by next Monday.


Home & School 

Dine out for SJS

Tuesday May 14th at Village Inn 90th St. 4pm -8pm

Make sure you mention SJS to get credit ☺


EARN $100!

if you recruit a new family next school year to SJS, and they remain for the entire school year, you will earn$100 off your yearly tuition in the second semester!


So it's the classic "win/win" situation!The school adds new students who will be good additions to the school, and you earn money off your tuition.



School News


There are still spaces open for the Summer Art Camps!  I have extended the sign-up deadline to May 20th.  Please email me if you have any questions. -Mrs. Smith



The volleyball program is open to all 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, and 8th grade girls who attend St. James / Seton (SJS) School or are Home School students in the St. James/St. Elizabeth Ann parishes.  

If your daughter(s) elects to participate in St. James / Seton Volleyball this fall, please go through the registration process. Here is the link to the online registration form.

This online process is two steps:

  1. completing the medical statement
  2. payment of the participation fee (debit/credit card via PayPal; note, you do not need to have a PayPal account to pay online). Note: register and pay the participation fee by May 15th and you save $20!!!

An optional informational meeting for parents will take place on Thursday, May 9th at 7:00 PM at the St. James / Seton school gym.  A reference document (Volleyball Parent Handbook – 2019) is attached and such items within the document will be discussed during the meeting.


Evaluations will be held in May and players will need to supply their own knee pads during evaluations.  For updated information regarding evaluation dates and times for each grade, please go to SJS Athletics (link) web site and click on the volleyball link in the top right hand side of the screen.  Evaluation dates and times for each pertinent grade are listed.  

If you have questions, contact TJ Burbridge at


  Parents, if you are interested in applying for Children's Scholarship funding, see the attached information.

SJS Athletics:


St. James / Seton Athletic Association is looking for new board members for the 2019-2020 school year! 


What is the SJS Athletic Association?  We are a self-funded parent organization which sponsors the following competitive programs for St. James / Seton: Volleyball, Football, Basketball, and Track.  Our teams are competitive and play in the Parochial Athletic League.  The Athletic Association also sponsors the annual Spring Fling, a dinner/auction fund-raiser to support the financial necessities of athletics

What does the board do?  The Athletic Association Board manages all of aspects of the sports programs we support including registration, uniforms, coaching staff, referees, evaluations, and procurement of gym time and space. Board members attend one meeting a month and provide gym supervisor presence at games as needed.  Board members also assist with the planning of the Spring Fling Fundraiser and other activities on an ongoing basis.  Board members are dedicated volunteers who believe in providing an athletic structure that teaches the fundamentals of sports along with sportsmanship and Christian values.

How do I join?  Attend our first meeting of the school year in August.  Dates will be posted on our website at

You can also check this link for more information about the Association and our current board members.  We will send out additional notifications as the 2019-2020 school year kicks off.  Don’t forget you can use any hours logged with the Athletic Association towards the required parent participation commitment.  It’s a great way to support our kids and their involvement in sports.  Come join us!!



If we borrowed your pool for the sundae twist, they are ready for pickup in lobby by school office.



Community News


2019 Thompson Basketball Clinic


We are so happy and excited to inform families of this year's camp dates of June 24-28.  For 34 years we've been blessed with the opportunity to help countless youngsters, both boys and girls ages 8-15, learn the game of basketball and pursuit their passions in our fun, five-day clinic.  We do this in an environment  where we honor the game, each other and God.  We've had great college players from Creighton, UNO and other programs join us to share the week with our campers and they enjoy it every summer.


Please visit  Thompson Basketball Clinic | Home for information and registration.  Thank you and we hope to see you soon at TBC 2019!

  Interested in Cub Scouts?  Pack 380 wants to invite any interested boys and their families to our April pack meeting.  Any boy entering kindergarten through 5th grade in the fall can join our pack, you don’t have to attend St. James/Seton school or have been in scouts previously to join. The meeting is Friday, April 26 at 7pm in the St. James/Seton Gym.   Come meet our leaders and see how much fun scouting can be!  If you have any questions please contact Robert Klein at or (402) 616-2087
  RCHS Junior Pride Football enrollment is now open.  Check out flyer for how to get signed up.  There are also summer camp opportunities.
  Creighton Prep summer wrestling camp.  See flyer for details.


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