Education

St. Katharine Drexel School News

Please join us for school Mass on Wed., January 27th at 8 a.m. with the Kindergarten assisting.

Our Birthday Pizza Lunch with the Principal will be Thursday, Jan. 28th for those in K-6th grades celebrating their January/July birthdays.

Enrollment for the 2021-2022 school year will be open to current families on Friday, Feb. 12th and to new families on Monday, Feb. 22nd. In order for your child to be fully enrolled, the tuition contract must be completed. If you have an incoming Kindergarten student, please complete the enrollment application promptly. This section is projected to fill up quickly and a wait list is anticipated.

New Student Opportunities: We love our school! Our New Family Parent Information Night will be Thursday, Feb. 25th from 6:30-7:30 p.m. If you’re interested in attending, please call the School Office at 275-6994 to RSVP and sign up for a time.


We would like to invite any students interested in attending our school for the 2021-2022 school year to a “New Student Shadow” opportunity. New families should contact the School Office to set up a shadow day that fits best in their schedule.


Please contact Sandy at 275-6994 or sfitzgibbons@ogknights.org with any questions.

Please note that our new e-mail addresses end with “ogknights.org” (no longer sfcss.org).

St. Katharine Drexel School Website: https://skd.ogknights.org/

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

RELIGIOUS EDUCATION INFORMATION

Religious Education registration is now open! Please visit www.skd.church and click on the blue banner at the top of the page to get started. You can click on "Religious Ed" in the upper right corner to view the RE 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; We are limiting the class to 5 families. Please call the Parish Office at 275-6870 to register. The next class will be Thursday, December 10th.

Bishop O'Gorman Catholic School System Position Openings: Please check the Catholic Schools’ website for new position openings in the system at www.ogknights.org. We’re now hiring substitutes for Educational Assistants and After School Assistants! Visit www.ogknights.org for more details or if you’re interested in applying. 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: Applebee’s, Athleta, Bagel Boy, Banana Republic, 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, Gap, Get-N-Go, Home Goods, HyVee, iTunes, Juice Stop, Kohl's, Lewis, Look's Market, Marshalls, Menards, Minerva's/Grille 26, Old Navy Panera, Papa Murphy's, Pizza Ranch, Qdoba, Sam's Club, Scheels, SilverStar Car Wash, Sioux Falls Ford, Starbucks, Subway, 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.