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Shamrock Scoop April 11th

Upcoming Dates

  • April 12
    • 1:00 Release / Spirit Day OR Autism Awareness (see below)
  • April 14
    • First Communion 2:00 pm
  • April 18
    • Confirmation 7:00 pm
  • April 26
    • Science & Learning Fair 5-7pm
  • May 3
    • 1:00 Release / Spirit Day
  • May 9
    • NO SCHOOL – Holy Day
    May 15
    • Activities Banquet
  • May 22
    • PreSchool Last Day of School
  • May 23
    • Last Day of School K-8
    • Field Day + Entertainment + Talent Show

Autism Awareness

On Friday April 12th, students and staff will have the option to wear a blue shirt with jeans or uniform bottoms in support of friends and family who have autism.  Showing support and bringing awareness can help create a world in which autistic individuals are fully supported, championed and celebrated!

Learning Fair

The Learning Fair Committee is looking for donations of any size for our upcoming annual raffle.

They are in need of the following items:

  • Gift cards (of any value)
  • Toys (new, in packaging)
  • Games (new, in packaging)
  • Sports Memorabilia
  • Admission Passes or Tickets

Any donations can be sent to the school office. Please note that they are for the Learning Fair when dropping them off or sending them.
Thank you for your kindness and consideration!

** More information about the Learning Fair on April 26th will be sent home soon. **

Activities Banquet

Families who have students that participated in eligible activities will receive an email invite to the Activities Banquet scheduled for Wednesday May 15th at 6pm.  Students who participate in fine arts activities and sporting events listed below are recognized!

Cross Country
Girls on the Run

2024-25 School Calendar

The 2024-25 School Calendar is available here:

Holy Moments

Tell a mentor in your life what they mean to you. If you’re not sure who to thank, consider this: Who gave you the best piece of advice recently? Take some time to reach out to that person and let them know how they helped you! And remember, some moments are holy. Some moments are unholy. And you decide!

Tips to Create This Holy Moment:
– Do something special to say thank you—sing a song, create a piece of art, or bake a treat to show your appreciation!
– Write a personal letter explaining how this person has helped you.
– Say extra prayers for this mentor, asking God to bless them.

Healthy, Hunger Free Kids

Check out Nebraska’s Summer Food Service Program. The program which provides free summer meals to kids and teens (ages 1 – 18) may be available in your area at select locations. The meals help ensure children continue to receive nutritious meals when school is out for the summer. There are numerous open summer meal sites throughout the state of Nebraska. Call 2-1-1 or text FOOD to 877-877. Visit or

Lunch + Events Menu

Area Events

CK Sisters Outdoor Spring Workday

Sat., May 4, 1:30-4:30 p.m. We will be planting our vegetable garden, cleaning up flower beds, mulching and cutting trees. Helpful items to bring include wheelbarrows, shovels, gloves, pruning/lopping shears, hoes, pickups and chainsaws. Children are also welcome!  Mark your calendars now and contact Sister Mary Angela at if you would like to come and help.  Please also print and complete a liability form (one per adult; children added to adult form.) Villa Regina Motherhouse, 4100 SW 56th St., about 2 miles west and south of Pioneers Park. (Walk-ins also welcome.)




Registration for summer camps at Pius X is now open. All camp and summer workout information is subject to change. The costs listed are for early registration. Costs may increase after the registration deadline. Some camps offer a discount for a family that is registering more than one child. For more details, please contact the coach for each camp. Please see the registration form for details.    Summer Camps | Lincoln Pius X Catholic High School

Parish Groups & Events

Please call the rectory for additional details.

  • Legion of Mary – Thursdays at 4:00 p.m.
  • St. Patrick Mom’s Group – Wednesdays at 10:00 a.m.
    • Any interested Mom is welcome, and should call Monica Ottinger for details (402-490-5178)

School Messages

Pius X High School Parent Association

Pius X High School Parent Association representative for St. Patrick’s parish is BJ Hobelman. BJ can help you find answers to Pius X High School -related questions.
She can be reached at 402-466-3710 or

Classroom Wishlist

Many teachers have updated their classroom wish lists!  Purchasing an item from the wish list is a great way to say THANK YOU!

Check out all of the lists here:  Teacher Wishlists | St Patrick’s Catholic School (



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 Marcus Theatres gift card at 8% = $4 St. Patrick profit
  • $100 Walmart gift card at 2.% = $2.50 St. Patrick profit

Purchase SCRIP before shopping by filling out this form and turning it into the parish office or call in your order to the rectory at 402.466.2752 and we can prepare your order ahead for you. SCRIP can  also be purchased at the parish office or after weekend masses.

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

Box Tops are now digital only! 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,,, Shipt,, Target Pick-Up/Drive-Up, Walmart Grocery,

Traditional Box Tops are being phased out and we are no longer receiving enough to mail in so please direct your efforts towards the digital app. Thank you to everyone who has contributed box tops over the years!

Digital Box Tops FAQ

  1. Where do I go to enter Box Tops digitally? Download the Box Tops for Education App or visit 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: or just look for the Box Top logo on products you purchase.
  4. Can I still clip and send in physical Box Tops? Unfortunately no, we are no longer receiving enough to make it worth sending in for payment.
  5. What if I shop online? Submit your email receipts to
  6. How do I help earn more? Scroll down to the bonus offers on the Box Tops App to learn how to earn extra.

Previous School Newsletters

Shamrock Scoop April 4th

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Shamrock Scoop March 21st

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Shamrock Scoop March 14th

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