What We Have To Offer

Check out this great video about St. Malachy made by some of our high school aged alumni.


A School of Faith and Service

St. Malachy School prides itself on being a school of Faith that provides service to the community.  Here are some of the ways we give back each year.

*Students help plan and participate in weekly Mass

*Cards and visits to nursing homes and service men and women

*Students work in the Rectory Rerun thrift shop during the school day

*Students sort and stock food at the Creston Food Pantry

*Collect money for the Nigerian Seminary

*Collect money for the Ronald McDonald House

*Adopt-a-Soldier program

*Adopt-a-family program

*Collecting personal care items for the food pantry

*Operation shoebox

*Postcards to Alumni

*Christmas tree dedication


St. Malachy School offers many opportunities outside the traditional classrooms setting.

  • 1-to-1 device program grades K-8
  • Advent/Lenten Angel activities
  • Alternative seating in Kindergarten
  • Author visits
  • Back to the Future Day
  • Band
  • Biz Town Economics
  • Book It
  • Choir
  • Civil War Wax Museum
  • Community Service projects
  • Creston Athletics
  • Cross Walk
  • Day of Code
  • Donuts with Dad
  • Father Fridays
  • Field trips to: Living History Farm, Civics Center, Boone Scenic Railroad, Iowa Capitol, etc.
  • Geography Bee
  • Honor Band
  • Iowa History Fair
  • Invention Convention
  • Leadership retreat for 8th grade students
  • Literacy Night
  • Marsville
  • Middle School Civics Club
  • Muffins with Mom
  • OPUS
  • Plays or Drama
  • Student-led Projects (animals, dinosaur, habitats, states, Egyptians, and many book reports)
  • Read and serve at weekly Mass
  • Reader’s Theater
  • READS buddies
  • Science Bowl
  • Science Fair
  • STEM Night
  • Students assist with daily prayer at the beginning and end of the day
  • TAG (LEAP)
  • Ties and Tutus – Father Daughter Dance
  • Trivia Night
  • Yearbook