St. Michael School Hours: 8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m., Before School Care is available from 7:00 – 8:00 a.m., After School Care is available from 3:00 – 6:00 p.m. Please contact the St. Michael School office at 605-361-0021 with any questions. We would love to hear from you!
Welcome to St. Michael School!
St. Michael School first opened its doors in the fall of 1995 to 21 kindergarten students. Today, the school serves preschool through sixth-grade students. The average class size is 16 and there is a total school enrollment of approximately 288 children. The school offers a Before and After School Care program, hot lunch program, band, orchestra, and vocal music, enrichment activities, a technology class and so much more! St. Michael School is committed to excellence in all academic areas while incorporating faith into everything that happens in the building!
St. Michael students are well prepared to enter into junior high school when they have completed 6th grade. The 6th-grade class has the opportunity to experience and develop leadership skills before they make that transition.
Please come and visit our school and see why your child’s education is important to us! We hope that you will take the time to read through our Newsletters in the section below and learn about all the fun and exciting things that happen at St. Michael School throughout the year.
If you would like a tour of St. Michael School, have questions regarding the online registration process or tuition assistance, please contact Jenni Struck in the SFCS Admissions Office at (605) 575-3358.
If you have questions regarding billing or need changes to a current tuition agreement, please contact Mary Haiar in the SFCS Business Office at (605) 575-3367.
Many local retails will have copies of the back to school supply list available in stores during Back to School season.
UPCOMING APRIL & MAY DATES:
Monday, April 1st – Students may begin to wear uniform navy blue walking shorts.
Wednesday, April 3rd – Clean-A-Thon Kick-off at 2:15 p.m.
Friday, April 5th – Mass at 8:15 a.m. with Mrs. Genshorck’s PK5’s class.
Saturday, April 6th – SFCS Extravaganza
Monday, April 7th – 12th – Terra Nova testing week for students in 3rd – 6th grade. Make sure your student gets lots of rest, eats well, and please try to avoid appointments this week if possible.
Wednesday, April 10th – Clean-A-Thon Count Day #1 (bring pledge sheet and any sold raffle tickets only to receive a prize).
Friday, April 12th – Mass at 8:15 a.m. with Mrs. Arbogast & Mrs. Ziebell’s Kindergarten classes. PK 4 & 5’s spring program at 10:30 a.m. in the St. Michael Parish Nave. Kindergarten spring program at 2:15 p.m. in the St. Michael Parish Nave. Dress up/down day for all students.
Sunday, April 14th – Palm Sunday and Holy Week begins.
Wednesday, April 17th – Clean-A-Thon Count Day #2 (bring pledge sheet and sold raffle tickets only to receive a prize).
Thursday, April 18th – Holy Thursday – Handwashing at 10:45 a.m. – Early dismissal for all students at 11:30 a.m.
Friday, April 19th – Good Friday – No School.
Sunday, April 21st – Wishing you a Happy & Blessed Easter.
Monday, April 22nd – Easter Monday – No School.
Tuesday, April 23rd – Filming of C-A-T dances in gym at 2:00 p.m.
Wednesday, April 24th – Clean-A-Thon Count Day #3 (bring pledge sheet, all raffle tickets, and all collected money to receive a prize). April Pizza birth lunch with Mrs. Huemoeller.
Friday, April 26th – Mass at 8:15 a.m with Mrs. Arbogast & Mrs. Ziebell’s Kindergarten classes. Clean-A-Thon Carnival 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Friday, May 3rd – 1st Communion Mass at 8:15 a.m. with Mrs. Steenholdt’s 2nd-grade class. Communion celebration with 2nd-grade families following Mass in gym.
Monday, May 5th – 10th – Staff Appreciation Week.
Monday, May 6th – May pizza birthday lunch with Mrs. Huemoeller. Spring Program at OGHS for grades 1st – 6th at 7:30 p.m.
Tuesday, May 7th – 5th & 6th grade Band Concert at OGHS at 7:00 p.m.
Wednesday, May 8th – National Ride your Bike to School Day. Orchestra concert at OGHS at 7:00 p.m.
Thursday, May 9th – Principal swimming part 1:00 – 2:30 p.m.
Friday, May 10th – 6th-grade Celebration Mass at 8:15 a.m. with Mr. Greene & Mrs. Peltier’s 6th graders. Reception for 6th-grade families following Mass in MPR.
Sunday, May 12th – Happy Mother’s Day!
Monday, May 13th – Field day for Kindergarten & 1st grade at St. Michael School. Dress up/down day for all students.
Tuesday, May 14th – Field day for 2nd – 6th grade at Dunham Park (please bring a sack lunch). Dress up/down day for all students.
Wednesday, May 15th – 6th-grade play at 8:45 a.m. and 10:45 a.m.
Thursday, May 16th – Last day of school for Before School Care, PK 3’s, PK 4’s, PK 5’s, PK Plus, lunch, and After School Care.
Friday, May 17th – Mass at 8:15 a.m. with St. Michael School Staff. End of year slide show following Mass.
HAVE A FUN AND SAFE SUMMER!
WE LOOK FORWARD TO SEEING YOU ALL IN AUGUST!!
Welcome! In our newsletter, you will find happenings in St. Michael School, Monthly School Calendar, Lunch Menu, and SFCS Happenings! Please click on the link below:
Congratulations on choosing the Gift of Catholic Education for your child! This Gift will take some years to administer but will stay with them for a lifetime. Through this Gift, they will be nourished in mind, body, and soul. The Catholic school system contributes significantly to the social and cultural fabric of our Church and world. It provides a learning environment that allows your child to question and challenge the secular values of today’s society. Through the use of distinctive curriculum materials developed especially for Catholic schools, they will master not only the required skills and knowledge, but also clear expectations. These expectations are based on Gospel values that embrace social justice, social welfare, and life issues.
We are proud that the Sioux Falls Catholic School System has been firmly established for over 50 years. Our strengths include low teacher-to-student ratio, diverse student population, constant communication between teachers and parents, full-time special needs program, teaching of Catholic principles with daily prayer, religion classes, weekly Mass, and service projects. As we continue to function in an ever-changing society, we stay focused on the teachings of Jesus Christ and develop students who are prepared academically, spiritually, and socially for today’s world.
Along with our spiritual and academic strengths, we are proud of the many service-oriented activities that our school conducts. This year, our students collected food and personal items for the Presentation Sisters, the Bishop Dudley House, and for newborn babies. We have collected coins for the Presentation Sisters, written letters to troops in the Navy, sung for our first Friday senior citizens, and conducted many other activities that build character and help others.
We encourage you to become an active participant in the faith development of your child. You will have many opportunities to join them at school and at Church as they journey to become fully alive in Christ. By assisting them in their Catholic education, you will renew, enrich, and deepen your own Catholic faith.
One of the most important decisions that you make in your child’s development is the choice of their school. We are a perfect fit for families that are looking for a school that centers on Jesus Christ, teaches life lessons, and provides opportunities for students of all backgrounds to excel. We thank you for considering St. Michael School as part of your family’s future.
Thank you and God Bless,
St. Michael School Mass:
Please join us on Friday’s at 8:15 a.m. when school is in session for School Mass.
St. Michael Parish:
To learn more about St. Michael Catholic Church please visit http://www.stmichaelsfsd.org/ or call the parish office at (605) 361-1600.
Parent involvement is a key component in the success of each student.
- School Kitchen
- Computer Lab
- Safety Patrol
- Tuesday Mom’s
- Grandparents/Special Senior Day
- All Saint’s Day parties
- St. Nicholas Day
- Valentine’s Day parties
- Specialty Day
If you can help out in any of these areas or for additional information, please call the St. Michael School office at (605) 361-0021. Or e-mail Lisa Huemoeller (Principal) at email@example.com or JaNalle Gowlovech (Administrative Assistant) at firstname.lastname@example.org. We look forward to hearing from you!
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