St. Katharine Drexel School News

Please join us for school Mass with our 2nd Grade assisting on Wed., March 27th at 8 a.m. 

Students in K-6th Grade will have their March Birthday Lunch with the Principal on Wed., March 27th as well. 

Don't forget to RSVP by Mon., March 25th for Pastries with Parents on Friday, March 29th from 7-7:40 a.m. We hope all our families will be able to join us for this special event.

If you have students already enrolled at St. Katharine Drexel School and have not completed your online enrollment for next year, please do so as the classes are filling up quickly. If you have any questions, please contact Sandy in the School Office at 275-6994 or sfitzgibbons@sfcssorg.

Specialty Day for St. Katharine Drexel School will be Friday, May 3rd from 12:45-2:30 p.m. for all students in grades K-6. We invite parents, grandparents, and local businesses to come to our school and share their talents by demonstrating, teaching, or sharing with the students their jobs, hobbies, or other activities. Ideas for the day include but are not limited to: cake/cookie decorating, woodworking, cheer/dance, science experiments, karate, veterinary/animal care, dentistry, manicures, various sports, Zumba, fire/police department, cooking/baking, beading, scrapbooking, auto mechanic, theater, and many more!

In order to make Specialty Day a big success, we will need many volunteers for the afternoon. Please consider volunteering to assist our presenters and/or provide refreshments for the volunteers. Please contact Sandy in the School Office at 275-6994 if you can help.

We welcome all parishioners to follow St. Katharine Drexel School on Twitter: @SKD_School. 
Please remember to check your e-mail for your Weekend Update from Mrs. Charron and the SKD school website for our School Newsletter, Calendar and Lunch Menu.

If you have any questions, please contact Sandy in our School Office (275-6994 or

St. Katharine Drexel School Website:
Click on the link above for the latest information about St. Katharine Drexel Elementary!


Sundays, March 31st; April 7th, 14th & 28th: Class for Grades 1-6 (9:30 a.m.) 
                                (No class April 21st)
Wednesdays, March 27th; April 3rd, 10th & 24th: Class for Grades 1-6 and Grades 7-9
                                            (No class April 17th--Please attend Living Stations of the Cross with your family.)

First Holy Communion Retreat: Sat., April 6th at 9:30 a.m.; All First Holy Communion students and at least one of their parents should plan to attend.

Mark your calendars and get ready to ROAR! Our VBS program is coming July 14th-18th from 6-8 p.m. each night! We will be looking for team leaders to guide our kids to each of their stations. It was a blast last year!

St. Katharine Drexel School collects the following labels to help purchase items for the school. There is a bucket at the Information Center in the Gathering Space for you to drop your labels off.

· Box Tops 

· Coke rewards – Coke products, including Powerade (caps and codes from inside of boxes) 

SF Catholic School System Position Openings: Please check the Catholic Schools’ website for new position openings in the system at

Baptismal Planning Class
Held the second Thursday evening of each month at 6:30 p.m. in the Parish Office Conference Room; The next class is on Thursday, April 11th.

SFCS Gift Card Program

Stop before you shop! SFCS Gift Cards are available in the Parish Office during the week or after the weekend Masses. Such an easy way to help SFCS students and parents with tuition!  SFCS Gift Cards are available at the Parish Office Monday, Tuesday afternoon, Wednesday-Friday and after Masses on the weekend.

Other businesses include: 10th Street Auta Wash, Applebee’s, Bagel Boy, Barnes & Noble, Bath & Body Works, Buffalo Wild Wings, Century Theaters, CherryBerry Frozen Yogurt, Cherry Creek Grill, Child's Play Toys, Culver’s, Fareway Food Stores, Gap/Old Navy/Banana Republic/Athleta, Get-N-Go, Great Bear Ski Area, HuHot Mongolian Grill, HyVee, Juice Stop, Kohl's, Lewis, Look's Market, Menards, Minervas/Grille 26, Noodles & Co., Panera, Papa Murphy's, Perkins, Pizza Ranch, Qdoba, Sam's Club, Scheels, Shopko, SilverStar Car Wash, Sioux Falls Ford, Spezia, Starbucks, Sunshine, Target, TC Referee, Texas Roadhouse, The Gas Stop, Walmart, and WestMall 7 Theaters.

If you are not participating in this program, please give Tonia a call at the Parish Office for more information. It's free money for our schools and tuition credit for your student, another student or your
future student.
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