St. Katharine Drexel School News

There is no school until May 1st.

Our new family enrollment began Monday, Feb. 24th. To enroll your child, please visit and click on the link. The deadline for Financial Aid for current or new families is Wed., April 1st. If you have any questions regarding enrollment, please contact the Bishop O'Gorman Catholic Schools Admissions Coordinator, Jenni Struck, at 575-3358 or

Specialty Day for St. Katharine Drexel School will be Friday, May 1st 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. If you can volunteer or have any questions, please contact Sandy in the School Office at 275-6994 or

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

Please remember to check your e-mail for your Weekend Update from Mrs. Charron and our school website for our monthly newsletter, calendar, and lunch menu. If you haven't been receiving the Weekend Update, please let us know in the school office.

Please note that our new e-mail addresses end with “” (no longer

St. Katharine Drexel School Website:

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


Jon Konz, our DRE, has put together a website for our Religious Education Program. Please visit and click on "Religious Ed" in the upper right corner to view the RE calendar or to contact Jon with a question.

All RE classes and events are suspended until further notice.

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 TBD.

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

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: 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, Home Goods, HyVee, iTunes, Juice Stop, Kohl's, Lewis, Look's Market, Marshalls, Menards, Minerva's/Grille 26, Noodles & Co., Panera, Papa Murphy's, Perkins, Pizza Ranch, Qdoba, Sam's Club, Scheels, SilverStar Car Wash, Sioux Falls Ford, Starbucks, Subway, Sunshine, Target, TC Referee, Texas Roadhouse, TJ Maxx, The Gas Stop, 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.