2 hr Late Start

posted Jan 11, 2018, 4:11 AM by Catherine Luvaas

January 11th, STS will start 2 hrs late due to the weather.  No preschool.

Early Out Due to Weather

posted Dec 4, 2017, 11:41 AM by Catherine Luvaas

School will dismiss today at 2:15 pm due to the weather.  Drive safe!

Food Drive

posted Nov 10, 2017, 10:38 AM by Catherine Luvaas

St. Thomas Student Council is holding their annual Thanksgiving food drive next week to help stock up the food pantry prior to the holidays.  Feel free to give every day or however often as you would like.  We heard the shelves are looking a little bare!

Meat Monday - Hotdogs, canned meats, hamburger - all commercially processed please  ***they do have room in their freezer

Tropical Tuesday - Canned fruits

Whatever Wednesday - Your families favorite groceries

Thoup Thursday - Canned soups

Four-Food Friday or Fish Friday - Either 4 foods or canned fish

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.

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