How can YOUR school become a STEPS success? This page serves as a resource and guide! Are there any tips or tidbits you think belong here? Let us know what has been successful at your school.
School Case Studies and Videos
Use these case studies and videos to help inspire your school to become a Steps success story!
Registration opens September 2017!
Last day to register and have your packet sent to your school – January 31, 2018
*Please bring your registration confirmation email to packet pickup!
For School Teams:
Saturday, February 3, 2018
Location: St. Jerome Catholic School | 12 – 2 pm
Saturday, February 10, 2018
Location: Chancery at St. Dominic Center; Morkovsky Hall Room 106 | 10 am – 3 pm
Last Chance Pick Ups:
Thursday & Friday, February 15 -16, 2018
Location: Chancery at St. Dominic Center; Morkovsky Hall Room 104 | 12 – 7 pm
No packets will be available for pickup on Race Day!
All Steps funds (pledges, etc.) or accounting of funds deposited directly by the school must be submitted to the Archdiocese by February 23, 2018 at 4pm.
STEPS FOR STUDENTS TRAINING MANUAL [Click to Download]
T-SHIRT DESIGN CONTEST ENTRY FORM (Due November 17, 2017 by 4 pm) [Click to Download]
CATHOLIC SCHOOL VILLAGE FORM (Due December 15, 2017 by 4 pm) [Click to Download]
DAVID GUITE SPIRIT AWARD ENTRY FORM (Due February 2, 2018 by 4 pm) [Click to Download]
PLEDGE LEDGER (Due February 23, 2018 by 4 pm) [Click to Download]
VIA SMARTPHONE! QR Code Registration Flyer [Click to Download]
The registration fee is $20 through January 31, 2018. After this time, the late registration fee of $30 will be charged. There is a $3 chip processing fee so $17 from each school designated registration and $27 from each late registration will directly benefit that school. We have also added family registration (4 people) for $70 available through January 31, 2018. $58 of a family registration will go back to the school.
What happens if it rains on Race Day?
Steps for Students is an all-weather race and unless there is an imminent safety concern, we will run. IF the weather is severe, we urge you to watch our Facebook page and the Steps for Students website as these are the communication vehicles we will use to announce a delayed start or cancellation the morning of the race. News is generally sent out to ABC-13 as well, but our primary communications tools on race day are this website and Facebook page. Make sure to “like” us on Facebook to keep up to date on important information.
Can we bring pets to the race?
NO. Please note that all pets and the people who bring them will be asked to leave.
What if our school is an independent or regional school (i.e. not a parish-based school) and doesn’t have a pastor?
We have seen great success from schools that are independent who have gone out and asked a priest from a neighboring parish (without a school) to join their team in support of Catholic education.
What do other schools do with their Steps for Students funds?
Some schools use their funds to provide additional tuition assistance to families at their school, some use funds to revamp their technology program with SMART boards and computers. Some schools realize they have been blessed and choose to share their blessings by ‘adopting’ a school in need and give their funds to that school.
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Certificate of Achievement [Click to Download]
Yes, every school has existing fundraising efforts and has multiple asks made each year of their community. When you look at your priorities, be strategic about your funding. What we’ve seen over the last few years is that when a school focuses on Steps as a priority their success grows dramatically.