Open School Forum

posted Oct 26, 2018, 12:46 PM by Catherine Luvaas

Please join the School Advisory Council, Fr. Kayser, and the staff at STS for an Open School Forum on Monday, October 29th at 7pm in the STS gym.  We will be sharing exciting news about enrollment this year and talk about keeping the momentum moving forward in regards to enrollment in the years to come.  We would also like your input and feedback on how to proceed with your helping the future of STS.  We will then open up the floor for questions from the parents.  This is an opportunity for us to all come together to share information about the school, get the facts, and share our ideas.  We hope to see you all there.

Calling All Students Preschool-5th Grade

posted Aug 1, 2018, 12:00 PM by Catherine Luvaas

Help your child reach their full potential in body, mind, heart and spirit! St. Thomas School's Open House and Registration is Thursday, August 16th from 5 - 7 pm. Join us in building a love of God, a love of self, a love of learning, and a love of life in your student! Open to all faiths!

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PK-5th Grade Part-Time Music Teacher

posted May 11, 2018, 7:16 AM by Catherine Luvaas

St. Thomas School is seeking a part-time preschool-fifth grade music teacher.  If you are interested in applying, please send a cover letter, resume, transcripts, 3 letters of recommendation, and application to St. Thomas School, Attn: Cate Luvaas, 401 N Van Eps, Madison, SD 57042 or by e-mail to
The application can be found on the school web site at

2 Hour Late start 4/16/2018

posted Apr 15, 2018, 5:05 PM by Catherine Luvaas

Due to the roads, STS will have a 2 hr late start tomorrow, Monday, April 16th.  All day preschool will start 2 hrs late.  Morning preschool families, it will be your choice.

Thanks and stay warm!!

Early Release at 1pm

posted Apr 13, 2018, 9:05 AM by Catherine Luvaas

STS will be dismissing at 1pm due to the weather today.  Stay safe and warm!!

4/9/18 2 Hr Late Start

posted Apr 9, 2018, 4:37 AM by Catherine Luvaas

Today STS will have a 2 hr late start due to the weather.  We will have all day preschool.  Morning preschool families, it is your choice on whether or not to send your children.  Drive safe!

UPDATE: No School Due to Weather

posted Mar 5, 2018, 7:23 PM by Catherine Luvaas

No school Tuesday, March 6th due to the weather.

2 Hour Late Start

posted Mar 5, 2018, 5:38 PM by Catherine Luvaas

School will be 2 hours late tomorrow, March 6th.  No preschool.  Stay warm!

2 Hour Late Start

posted Feb 23, 2018, 3:30 AM by Catherine Luvaas

STS will have a 2 hr late start today due to the weather.  Morning only preschool families, it will be your choice on whether or not to send your child since school will start at 10:10 and end at 11:10.  Let us know what you decide so we can account for all children.  All day preschool will run like normal starting at 10:10.

Thanks and stay warm!

STS Kindergarten Readiness Survey

posted Feb 20, 2018, 8:22 AM by Catherine Luvaas

Friday, March 23rd

9am -3pm


The Kindergarten Readiness Survey for all 2018 – 2019 kindergarten students will be held in the St. Thomas School gym. The survey will take approximately one hour with paperwork for parents to fill out. 




To be eligible for kindergarten a child must be five years old on or before September 1, 2018. A child who is six years old on or before the first day of September is required to attend school in accordance with the compulsory attendance law.


In order to register for kindergarten you will need to bring with you:

·        A copy of your child’s CERTIFIED BIRTH CERTIFICATE

·        COMPLETE KINDERGARTEN IMMUNIZATION record on the long form


State law requires that the school have a copy of the shot record and birth certificate on file.  Hospital certificates cannot be accepted.


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