Thank You

Thank you to all of the parents, grandparents, siblings, neighbors, etc. who are dropping off and picking up students from school.  You have been so patient as we have attempted to be more consistent in our drop off and pick up procedures.

Reminder:  The U-drive should be fluid.  If you need to park for ANY reason (child needs extra help, signing agenda, finishing breakfast) please park in the parking spots.  If you are waiting for 7:40 drop off, please park or remain out of the U drive until 7:40.  Thank you!

(check out the map below for the detailed drop off and pick up process)


St. Patrick Text Notifications

To ensure you are receiving our school text notifications, simply text YES to 67587

Notifications may include school reminders or provide helpful information in case of an emergency.


St. Patrick Uniform Order

(Polo, Fleece, Sweatshirts)

The online store for St. Patrick uniforms with our school logo is open and will close September 16th.  To place your order click HERE

Reminders:

  • Students DO NOT need to wear uniforms with logos.
  • Students may wear plain polo’s or non-hooded sweatshirts/sweaters in green, white, or navy blue.
  • St. Patrick School hooded sweatshirts with the St. Patrick logo are being phased out, but will be allowed for the 2019-20 School Year.  Beginning in the fall of 2020 St. Patrick hooded sweatshirts will only be allowed as a light jacket.
  • The learning atmosphere is promoted when students present their best self and practice this discipline – thank you!

Volunteer Interest Sign Up

All Families are asked to fill out the volunteer interest survey by clicking the link below.  We would like each family to find at least one way that they can volunteer and help be a part of all of the wonderful things happening throughout the year!

If you have another way you would like to use your talents at school – please work with your child’s classroom teacher or contact the office.

Click HERE to access the survey


After School Club Sign Up

Final Week to Sign Up

Club Leaders will contact you next week and a Calendar will be shared

After school clubs are a great way for students to engage in activities that they are interested in while building relationships with children from other grade levels, teachers, and volunteers who lead the club!

Sign up HERE (clubs will begin after Labor Day)


First Friday Collection

The 5th grade class will take up a collection at mass on the First Friday we have a full day of school each month.  Students may bring coins from home if they choose.  This is a great lesson for our students in charity and selflessness.

All proceeds will go to a different charity each month.  The September 6th charity is The St. Gianna Home – learn more about The St. Gianna Home HERE!  Thank you for your generosity!


Ignatius Book Club

We are excited to tell you that we have started an Ignatius Book Club for our school! Ignatius Book Club is a wonderful Catholic organization that provides thoughtfully selected books and materials from leading publishers that entertain, instruct, and inspire for a variety of reading levels and interests.

Plus, every purchase you make through Ignatius Book Club earns bonus points which can be redeemed for books, religious products, or school supplies for our school!

Click HERE to join and start browsing Ignatius Book Club’s extensive selection of wholesome materials


Full Day Care Option

September 27 and October 4

NO SCHOOL DAYS

If you are interested in full day care for your Prek – 5th grade student, please contact the school office.  If you turned in an interest sheet from the summer mailing – we have your place held.

  • The deadline to sign up for September 27th is Thursday September 12th.
    The deadline for full day care on October 4th is Thursday September 26th.

Food Market – 3rd Tuesday of every month

Catholic Social Services (CSS) has partnered with the Food Bank of Lincoln to provide healthy choice options for our school families at no cost!

The CSS Food Market will be open from 3:00-4:30 and located in the St. Patrick Church Social Hall.
All families are welcome to walk through the Market selecting items for your family. Fresh fruit, eggs, bread, and more!


LINCOLN MOTHERS ON A MISSION (MOMs)

MOMs will be meeting Saturday, September 7, @ 8:30 am. “Discerning God’s Will in the Age of Social Media” with Becky Deaver. Lincoln Mothers on a Mission (MOMs) is a group of Catholic mothers searching for fellowship, hope, & joy in our ever-changing vocation. Monthly meetings are held every first Saturday, 8:30-10:30 am at Gianna’s Java & Gelato, in The Guadalupe Center located at 2241 O Street. Contact us at (Enable Javascript to see the email address) or www.facebook.com/lincolnmothersonamission.

Parish Study Group

St. Patrick’s Women’s Fall Study on the corporal and spiritual works of mercy.
Tuesday nights at 7 pm in the rectory basement from September 3rd through November 19th.
https://blessedisshe.net/product/misericordia-blessed-conversations
Cost is $30 per book, (or you can share with someone if you don’t want to purchase it).
Contact Hannah Christensen at 330-844-3224 with any questions.


Fundraisers

Start your Amazon shopping at smile.amazon.com – Tap the image above or search for ‘St Patrick Catholic Church of Lincoln’ and a percentage of all of your Amazon purchases will come back to St. Patrick!

Go to the Coca Cola Website, search for St. Patrick School, or type in the zip code 68507, scroll down to the one in Lincoln NE and then enter the Coca Cola product code under the bottle cap on your computer screen or scan it from your phone.

Box Tops are going digital! You can download the app Box Tops for Education, register and select St Patrick School, and then scan eligible receipts containing Box Tops products. Online retailers that are eligible: Instacart, Jet.com, SamsClub.com, Shipt, Target.com, Target Pick-Up/Drive-Up, Walmart Grocery, Walmart.com.

Traditional Box Tops are being phased out and are still eligible to be clipped and dropped off at school until they expire. You can also double dip during this transitional phase by both clipping the Box Tops and scanning the receipts!

(Some brands are not yet participating in the digital program and these will need to be clipped as usual including Hefty, Kleenez, Progresso, Reyolds, Scott, Ziploc and Finish)


School Day Basics

  • The school day runs from 8:00 – 3:20.
  • Students can be dropped off beginning at 7:40 and will gather on the south side of the school with Mrs. Placek. Doors open at 7:45.
  • Students should be picked up by 3:30.  Students who are not picked up by 3:30 will be checked in to extended care.
  • Students arriving after 8:00 are counted as tardy.  Please call or email the school if your child will be absent.
  • Students needing extended care are welcome from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. at a rate of $0.85/15 minutes ($3.40/hour).
  • Please do not remove cones from the parking lot as they are used to keep cars out for school recess

Pick Up – Drop Off Map

Please pull all the way forward when dropping off or picking up children.  Thank you for helping this process to go as smoothly as possible!

 


School Lunch

  • All account information and payments are handled by MySchoolBucks OR you may call the finance office for additional information (402) 466-2752
  • Please complete the Free & Reduced lunch application.   The limits have changed so some families may qualify that have not in the past.  (see office for application)
  •  Junior High students who take extra milk and/or seconds are NOT included in Free & Reduced lunch.  Please ensure you have a MySchoolBucks account so you can be aware of these charges.

Transferring Schools with My School Bucks

  1. Log into your My School Bucks account.
  2. Click your name in the upper right-hand corner and go into “My User Profile.”
  3. Scroll down to “My School Districts.”
  4. Click “Add School District.”
  5. Provide the requested information to locate “St. Patrick Catholic School” then click “Add District.” Leave the “Make this my primary district” box marked.
  6. When you go back to your profile (follow steps 2 & 3 again), you will now see both your students’ old school and St. Patrick Catholic School under “My School Districts.”  St. Patrick should be marked with a yellow star as the primary school district.
  7. Delete/remove the old school.  You are now set up with St. Patrick Catholic School.

Your school students will need to be relinked to your profile under St. Patrick Catholic School.  To add you students back in, you will need to go to the “Meal Accounts.”  Here you will be able to add each individual student in your family.  Fill in the requested information about your child for the system to link your child to your profile.


Athletics

Introducing a mobile-friendly website for Catholic School athletics, www.cysi.org

League Information & Rules, League Policies, Registration & Participation Forms, Mission Statement, Philosophy, Sports Calendar (that is constantly being updated), and much more. In addition to our own league’s information, you will find material on the football and wrestling programs at Pius X High School.

If you have any questions please do not ever hesitate to reach out to our school’s Athletic Director – Mr. Ryan Mackling

 

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