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Contact Us:  Phone – 402-466-3710  Email – St.PatrickLincolnSchool@cdolinc.net

February 25th Newsletter

Upcoming Dates

  • February 26th
    • Fish Fry – dessert donations needed
  • March 1st – 5th
    • ITBS TESTING – Grades 3-8: Please DO NOT schedule appointments for students this week
  • March 10th
    • Raffle Tickets Due
  • March 11th-12th
    • NO SCHOOL
  • Saturday March 13th – ST. PATRICK RAFFLE Livestream @ 1pm
  • March 17th – ST. PATRICK DAY
    • Staff and Students may dress in St. Patrick/ Green attire
    • Jean or uniform bottoms for 5th – 8th
    • PreK-4th may wear leggings, jeans, or uniform bottoms

Click here for updated calendar


St. Patrick Festival Raffle

All festival raffle tickets, sold and unsold, need to be turned in by Wednesday, March 10 or dropped off at the rectory by March 13, which is the date of the drawing.  The class that sells the most tickets will get ice cream!  Each ticket costs $2.00 and the proceeds will help St. Patrick Parish.  Thanks for your support!

The person who sells the winning ticket for the grand prize ($2,000) will receive $100 so please write their names on the tickets they sell!  Thank you for help in making this important event/ fundraiser a success!!


Fish Fry

The St. Patrick Home and School will again be selling desserts at the Fish Fry’s this year and is asking volunteers to bring desserts each week.

  •  Dessert options are limited to help streamline the process.
    • 2 dozen chocolate chip cookies or 2 apple pies that can be cut up into 8 slices (homemade or store-bought)
    • Dessert items can be brought by students into the school office or dropped off in the social hall the day of the fish fry

All proceeds from desserts come right back to the school.  Your efforts will help make this fundraiser a success. Thank you!

Click this link to sign up – please call or email the school office with any questions…https://www.signupgenius.com/go/70a0d4ba5a72ea0f94-fish3


Uniform Orders

We are opening the uniform online store for a spring sale!  Check out the new long-sleeve t’s and the lightweight jackets – perfect for spring!  The online store will close Sunday March 7th.  https://stores.inksoft.com/st_patrick_catholic_school

Families can call anytime to order uniforms.  Call Tim at ArtFX – (402) 421-2611 and tell him you are with St. Patrick School in Lincoln.


Good Shepherd & Shamrock Fund Scholarships

The Good Shepherd Scholarship application for the 2021-22 school year is open.  Families who qualify will pay only $270/ year for each child enrolled.  Please call the finance office if you have any questions or need any help with the application process (402) 466-2752.  Additionally, Shamrock Fund scholarships are available to families who do not qualify for the Good Shepherd Scholarship.  Over 90% of our school families qualify for a scholarship – click HERE to begin your application!


UNL Study

The Nebraska Strong Families Lab would like to learn about parents’ experiences living with young children!

Researchers at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln are recruiting families who have a child between 3-5 years old or an infant between 0-16 months old.

Participants in the infant study will have the opportunity to wear a GoPro camera at home! If you complete all parts of this study, the lab will even compile and edit a home video for your family, using your GoPro footage!

The study with 3-5-year-olds allows parents and children to have a special one-on-one playtime experience in the lab. While there aren’t many fun activities available outside of the home during these unprecedented times, the Nebraska Strong Families Lab implements several rigorous COVID precautions in order to provide a safe environment for parents and children to enjoy time together.

Each study includes at $100 – $190 in compensation to the families as a thank you for full participation. 

Click this link to complete the screening questionnaire for the Infant GoPro Study: https://unleducation.az1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_9mHrGstdDV5mFaB

Click this link to complete the screening questionnaire for the Preschool Playtime Study: https://unleducation.az1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_3xuKnjZVY5rBW29

Visit nefamilystudy.com for more information on the 3-5 year old study and goproathome.com for more information on the infant study.


Pius X High School Parent Association

2020-2021  Pius X High School Parent Association representative for St. Patrick’s parish is Elsa Ramos. Elsa can help you find answers to Pius X High School -related questions. She can be reached at 402-310-1258 or elsa_ramos6@live.com.


Lincoln MOMs

LINCOLN MOTHERS ON A MISSION (MOMs) will be meeting Saturday, March 6th @ 8:30 am. “Rekindling Your Love: Understanding the Role of Emotional Intimacy in Physical Intimacy” with Dr. Alexandra Marcotte.  Lincoln 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 the Newman Center, St. Thomas Aquinas Church located at 320 N. 16th Street. Contact us at lincolnmomsgroup@gmail.com or www.facebook.com/lincolnmothersonamission.


Lunch Menu


Uniform Orders

Families can now make individual orders for logo polo’s, fleece, and sweatshirts!

Call Tim at ArtFX – (402) 421-2611 and tell him you are with St. Patrick School in Lincoln.


Home and School Board 2020-21


Fundraisers

We’re excited to share that our school is participating in Cash for Classrooms, part of Casey’s Rewards. This opens up St. Patrick School to new funding opportunities to help improve learning environments for students.
The best part? Donations don’t come out of your own pocket. When you buy from Casey’s and use their rewards program you can simply turn your points into a donation to our school.
Help St. Patrick School make the most of this program and learn more at Caseys.com/schools.

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)

Digital Box Tops FAQ

  1. Where do I go to enter Box Tops digitally? Download the Box Tops for Education App or visit https://www.boxtops4education.com/ to learn more
  2. How long are Box Tops receipts eligible for scanning? Scan your receipts within 14 days of purchase.
  3. What products are eligible?: Download the full list of eligible products here: https://www.boxtops4education.com/en/Participating-Products-Page or just look for the Box Top logo on products you purchase.
  4. Can I still clip and send in physical Box Tops? YES! The physical Box Tops are still eligible to be clipped and sent to the school until they expire. Scan the receipts as well to double dip with those participating products.
  5. What if I shop online? Submit your email receipts to receipts@boxtops4education.com
  6. How do I help earn more? Scroll down to the bonus offers on the Box Tops App to learn how to earn extra.

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 material

SCRIP

What is Scrip? “Scrip” turns everyday shopping into cash for the St. Patrick Church and School. Purchase gift cards at face value in advance to use at checkout, instead of paying with credit, debit card, check or cash.

How Does It Work? Purchase gift cards at face value from local merchants who designate their own discount percentage ranging from 1.5% to 30%. The discount amount translates to profit for the St. Patrick!

  • $50 Raising Canes gift card at 30% = $15.00 St. Patrick profit
  • $50 Marcus Theatres gift card at 8% = $4 St. Patrick profit
  • $100 Walmart gift card at 2.% = $2.50 St. Patrick profit

Click here for the SCRIP order form.  SCRIP can be purchased at the parish office or after weekend masses.


School Messages


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

Previous School Newsletters

February 18th Newsletter

February 18th Newsletter

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February 11th Newsletter

February 11th Newsletter

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February 4th Newsletter

February 4th Newsletter

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