Box Top Challenge

posted Oct 16, 2017, 12:09 PM by Catherine Luvaas

Clean out your stock of Box Tops! Classrooms will be having their semi-annual Box Top Competition the week of October 23-27th. The class with the most Box Tops (based on classroom size) will win a pizza party. Our next competition will be during Spring Fling Week.

2017-2018 School Supply List

posted Jul 24, 2017, 3:38 PM by Catherine Luvaas   [ updated Jul 24, 2017, 3:41 PM ]

It's back to school time!  Attached is this year's school supply list!  Click on the post to open the link.  More back to school info coming soon!

5th Grade Teacher

posted Jun 6, 2017, 8:35 AM by Catherine Luvaas

St. Thomas School is accepting applications for a 5th Grade Teacher.  To apply please send the following to Cate Luvaas, Principal, St. Thomas School, 401 N Van Eps, Madison, SD 57042 or by email to

  • Cover Letter
  • Resume
  • Application
  • Teaching Certificate
  • 3 Letters of Recommendation
  • Transcripts

Questions may be directed to Cate Luvaas at (605) 256-4419.

Spring Concert and Art Show

posted Apr 25, 2017, 8:02 AM by Catherine Luvaas

Family & Friends,

We hope you’ll join us for our art show after the spring concert on May 7th. The students have been working hard on their pieces and look forward to showing you their beautiful artwork!
We’ll also have art materials and project instructions available so families can create fast, fun, art together!

Catholic Schools Teach Peace

posted Jan 27, 2017, 11:12 AM by Catherine Luvaas

St. Thomas School will be celebrating Catholic Schools January 29-February 4.  Our theme this year is "Teach Peace."  John 14:27 tells us that our Lord gives us PEACE, not as the world gives, but peace that allows our hearts not to be troubled or afraid.

Catholic Schools in the Diocese Fun Facts
23 schools in the Diocese of Sioux Falls
18 elementary schools
5 junior high schools
3 high schools

Calling all 3-6 Year Olds!

posted Jan 6, 2017, 10:35 AM by Catherine Luvaas

St. Thomas School invites you to a Preschool and Kindergarten Open House on Tuesday, January 10th from 4:30-6:30.  Come meet the teachers, learn about the curriculum, and visit the classroom.  Reserve your spot for the 2017-2018 school year.  For more information contact the office at 256-4419.

STS Closing at Noon Today

posted Dec 16, 2016, 8:11 AM by Catherine Luvaas

St. Thomas School will be closing today at 12 noon due to the weather.  Laudate caroling at the banks is also cancelled.  Stay safe and warm.

Preschool/Kindergarten Open House

posted Dec 13, 2016, 12:42 PM by Catherine Luvaas

STS invites you to our preschool/kindergarten open house on Tuesday, January 10th, 2017 from 4:30-6:30 PM. Familiarize you and your child with our school, staff,
& curriculum and receive registration materials.  Also, join us for a STEM activity exploring colors and chemical reactions!

No School

posted Oct 19, 2016, 11:41 AM by Catherine Luvaas   [ updated Nov 18, 2016, 4:07 AM ]

No School Friday, November 18th due to the weather.


posted Aug 24, 2016, 6:15 AM by Catherine Luvaas

The first day of school for STS is Thursday, August 25th.  You are invited to join us as we welcome the K-5th grade students to their first day of a new school year with a “CLAP –IN”.  At 8:10 that morning, parents, family, and friends will gather in the gym and clap the students into the building.  Afterwards, please join us for Mass at 9am at the Church.  Everyone is welcome to join us as we start an exciting new year!  

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