Daily Announcements

COVID-19 messages from Principal Cory Sepich

Please refer to this page for any and all information from Principal Sepich regarding COVID-19 and St. Pius X / St. Leo School.

3rd Quarter Report Cards message from Principal Sepich on March 26, 2020 has information on how report cards will be provided to parents.

March 23, 2020 – Principal Sepich’s video message to SPSL families

March 20, 2020 email to all SPSL families with information on the Distance Learning Plan (3/20/20) and COVID-19 FAQ (3/20/20) from Principal Sepich.

Listing of organizations and schools that offer meal service alternatives to underserved students and families who reside in the Omaha metro area:
-Project Hope Food Pantry, 6201 N 60th Street, 402-453-7649 (call for hours)
-St. Vincent de Paul Food Pantry, 2101 Leavenworth Street, 402-341-1689 (call for hours)
-Omaha Public Schools Teacher Administrative Center, 3215 Cuming Street, 531-299-0220 (call for hours and information)
-South High School, 4519 S 24th Street, 531-299-2780 (call for hours and information)
-Drive up mobile pantries are available at:
March 20 = Plattsmouth Bible Church, 1602 1st Avenue in Plattsmouth, 4:00 pm until out
March 24 = Kreft Primary School, 3206 Renner Drive in Council Bluffs, 4:30-5:30 pm
March 25 = Mission Middle School, 2202 Washington Street in Bellevue, 5:00-6:30 pm
March 28 = All Saints Episcopal Church, 9302 Blondo Street in Omaha, 8:30-10:00 am
March 28 = Church of the Holy Spirit, 1305 Thomas Drive in Bellevue, 10:00 am-Noon

You can pick up free take home meals for children from the following locations on the noted day:
Mondays from 8:30am – 12:30pm
Westside Middle School, 8601 Arbor Street

Westbrook Elementary, 1312 Robertson Drive
Prairie Lane Elementary, 3534 South 108th Street

Food Bank Mobile (for times call FBFH at 402-331-1213)
Wakonda Elementary, 4845 Curtis Avenue from 4:30p-6:30p
Abide Network, 3335 Fowler
Hope Center, 2209 N 20th Street
Castellar Elementary, 2316 S 18th Street
Jefferson Elementary, 4065 Vinton
Prairie Wind Elementary, 10908 Ellison Avenue      

Tuesdays
Metro CC South, 3002 S 24th Street

Wednesdays
Metro CC North, 2112 N 30th Street

Fridays
Miller Park Elementary, 5625 N 28th Street

Completely Kids (Main Office), 2566 St. Marys Avenue
North Star, 4242 N 49th Street

March 18, 2020 email to all SPSL families with information on continued school closure until at least April 3 and SPSL Distance Learning Plan which will be provided to families this Friday.  Two documents were attached to the email and you can find them here: News Release from CSO and Prayers For The World During The Outbreak Of The Coronavirus.

Distance learning surveys were emailed to all SPSL families on Monday, March 16.  Please make sure you have completed this survey for all your children.

Articles recommended by Principal Sepich on March 16, 2020:
An article from Psychology Today on “How To Approach School Closures During COVID-19” and an article from Harvard Business Review on “How Working Parents Can Prepare For Coronavirus Closures“.

March 15, 2020 email to all SPSL families with information on SPSL Distance Learning Plan.

March 13, 2020 email to all SPSL families with information regarding school closing the week of March 20 included.

Dodgeball Tournament cancelled and Luminary Awards postponed

We regret to inform you that we will be postponing the 2020 Luminary Awards scheduled for Tuesday, March 31st as well as canceling the Dodgeball Tournament scheduled for Saturday, March 28. The health and well being of our school community is of the utmost and critical importance. We will be in contact with all who already registered for the Dodgeball Tournament on refunds. We fully intend to reschedule the 2020 Luminary Awards and we will be in touch as we determine the future date.

Sincerely,
Bernadette Martens Chapman, Major Gifts Director
Michaela Smith, Alumni and Donor Relations Director

Upcoming dates for students to wear their Spirit Shirt

Students should wear their yellow Spirit Shirt on the following days:

April 8 – Spring Pep Rally Day – Students to wear yellow spirit t-shirt with dress down skirt, shorts, or pants

May 1 – Race for Education – Students to wear yellow spirit t-shirt with dress down skirt, shorts, or pants

End of April/Early May Partner Mass Days –Students to wear yellow spirit t-shirt with uniform skort, skirt, shorts, or pants

NEST 529 Big Dreams $40K Giveaway

NEST is giving away a $5,000 contribution into each of eight NEST 529 College Savings accounts for a child 10 years old or younger.  To enter to win, fill out the entry form at NEST529.com/BigDreamsGiveaway or send in a postcard by March 31, 2020.

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