Shamrock School Scoop

December 13th, 2018

Christmas Program

Our Annual Christmas Program is Thursday, December 20th at 7 pm. Doors open at 6:30 pm. Students should wear Christmas Mass clothing, while in accordance with the dress code. (i.e. no sleeveless tops / dresses). Families will have the opportunity to donate to the Staff Christmas Bonus at this time. The students can’t wait to show off all of their hard work and preparation for your enjoyment!

Textbook Loan Program

K, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 5th, 6th & 7th grade students will receive a packet for the LPS textbook loan program. Please take the time to fill out all 3 forms and return to school as soon as possible. We need 100% of the forms back so will being emailing/ calling you if we don’t receive it by Friday December 21st. Thank you for your participation in this program.

Calendar Reminders

  • December 20th - Christmas Program 7pm
  • December 21st - Early Dismissal 1pm/Christmas Break Begins/NO AFTER SCHOOL CARE
  • December 24-January 6 - Christmas Break
  • January 7th - Classes Resume

Parish Secretary

St. Patrick Church (Lincoln) is looking to hire a full-time parish secretary. If interested, please submit a resume to Fr. Troy Schweiger, fr.troy-schweiger@cdolinc.net or call the rectory at 402-466-2752.

Collection for Teachers

This Sunday, December16, we will be having a second collection after each mass for the teachers’ bonuses. Every year we honor our schools hardworking, dedicated teachers and their outstanding support staff with a bonus during the holiday season. St. Patrick's school is very blessed to have such a wonderful group of teachers. Every teacher is an asset to our school and the parents and students are blessed to be a part of this. Any donation is greatly appreciated. All are welcome to come to St. Patrick's annual Christmas program on December 20 at 7:00 p.m.

Sparkly strips of paper are coming home with each child. These will be joined together to create a paper chain that will adorn the beautiful trees in our atrium. Please take some time to talk with your child and write a Christmas intention on the back side. Intentions can be anything you want them to be – whatever is appropriate for your child/family is best! (Intentions will not be shared and no names are needed) THANK YOU!

**Calendar Update**

NO SCHOOL Monday Feb. 4th. The teachers have an amazing opportunity to attend a full-day professional development training with the Marzano Center. This is a hands-on session in which teachers will create a toolbox filled with strategies, tools, and resources to help them tailor the learning environment to student needs. This full-day training is funded with federal money and is an occasion we didn’twant to pass up. We apologize for adding this date to the calendar, and thank you for your support in providing this experience for our teachers.


Christmas Youth Choir:


"Chris McGahan and Mark Hansen are again working with the kids this year to put together a kids choir for the 5 pm Children's Mass on Christmas Eve. Choir rehearsals are on Sundays, Dec 2nd, 16th, and 23rd from 5-6 pm in the church choir loft. All children are invited and encouraged to attend to make this year's choir a huge success."

**Shamrock Cafe School Lunch / Event Menu**

Box Tops


It is time for our second Box Tops contest. The contest between the classes will begin next week with a deadline of Feb 21. The winning class will get to choice an extra recess or ice cream.

Please have your children turn their Box Tops into you or the office, labeled with your grade.

Our numbers are down this year. We only have 2746 and our goal is 12,000. Please encourage your class to ask their grandparents etc. to save box tops as well.


Keep turning in those box tops – Click the link below for some fun ways you can help!! I have added collection sheets below so you can make it a fun activity for the kids! This is a great way for our school to get FREE MONEY!!


St. Patrick Box Tops Earnings


Participating Products List


In-Store Bonus Offers


Collection Sheets

Important Links

School Calendar - HERE


St. Patrick Sign Ups - HERE


List of Teaching Staff - HERE


Forms and Documents - HERE

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