St. Katharine Drexel School News

We’re kicking off Catholic Schools Week at the 10:30 a.m. Mass with SKD School students helping during the liturgy. Donuts will be served after Mass. Please walk down and check out the school and have a donut.

There will be no school Mass on Wed., February 2nd. Instead, students in K-6th Grade will be attending the Bishop O'Gorman Catholic Schools Mass at the Elmen Center on Fri., February 4th. Mass will be followed by an 11:45 a.m. early dismissal.

There are no Preschool or Preschool Plus classes on Friday, February 4th.

On Tuesday, Feb. 8th, St. Katharine Drexel School will have a Winter Open House for any families with new students interested in attending Preschool or Kindergarten. Please call Sandy in the SKD School Office to register.

We invite any students interested in attending SKD School next year to a New Student Shadow Day or tour opportunity. If you know of any family friends who may be interested in sending their child(ren) to SKD, please pass this message along and let the office staff know. New families may contact the School Office at (605) 275-6994 to set up a shadow day and/or tour that fits best with their schedule.

Please contact Sandy at 275-6994 or with any questions.

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Learn more about our Atrium: SKD School Catechesis of the Good Shepherd video


Faith Formation registration is now open! Please visit and click on "Formation" at the top of the page to get started. You can also view the Faith Formation calendar or to contact Jon with a question.

Baptismal Planning Class: Held the second Thursday evening of each month at 6:30 p.m. in the Gathering Space. Please call the Parish Office at 275-6870 to register. The next class will be Thursday, February 10th.

Bishop O'Gorman Catholic School System Position Openings: Please check the Catholic Schools’ website for new position openings in the system at Great employment opportunities!

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)

Bishop O'Gorman Catholic Schools Gift Card Program

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

Other businesses include: Apple App Store, 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, Dick's Sporting Goods, DSW, Fareway Food Stores, Fazoli's, Get-N-Go, Holiday Station Stores, Home Goods, HyVee, iTunes, Juice Stop, Kohl's, Lewis, Look's Market, Marshalls, Menards, Minerva's/Grille 26, Panera, Papa Murphy's, Pizza Ranch, Qdoba, Sam's Club, R Wine Bar, Scheels, SilverStar Car Wash, Sioux Falls Ford, Starbucks, Subway, Target, TC Referee, Texas Roadhouse, TJ Maxx, Walmart, and West Mall 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.