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February 3, 2022 Parent Newsletter

 
 
 

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UPCOMING DATES

Friday, February 4
EVEN Schedule
Class Dress Up: Spirit Day


Monday, February 7
ODD Schedule

Tuesday, February 8
EVEN Schedule

Wednesday, February 9
ODD Schedule
(RESCHEDULED) National Letter of Intent Ceremony - 3:10 PM


Thursday, February 10
EVEN Schedule
NHS Blood Drive


Friday, February 11
ODD Schedule

UPCOMING CHANGES
February 14
School in Session, EVEN day

February 21
NO SCHOOL
Parent-Teacher Conferences 4:00-7:00 PM

 

A LETTER FROM STUDENT LIFE DIRECTOR KEN FOX


Dear Parents and Students,

My newsletter writing confidence has taken a hit after this past weekend. On Saturday I was a judge in our annual forensics tournament and Coach DuBois assigned me to judge the finals of Informative Speaking...

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ADMINISTRATION
Course Selections For 2022-2023 School Year

Students are bringing home packets for the next academic school year. There is a lot of information included in the packet to help families understand the best way to proceed in choosing classes. Please take the time to look over the information and discuss with your son or daughter what courses they are interested in taking next year.

2022-2023 Anchor Dates
    Below are the Anchor Dates for the 2022-2023 school year. While we don’t anticipate having to make any changes to these dates, they are subject to change.
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UPCOMING EVENTS

The Performing Arts Department proudly presents

The Saint Thomas Aquinas High School Performing Arts Department proudly presents “Dearly Beloved” February 17, 18 and 19 at 7:00 PM in the Theater. The play is a southern comedy certainly to be enjoyed by all.
Tickets are only $6
To purchase visit www.seatyourself.biz/stasaints





WPA Dance - Saturday, February 12
WPA tickets are on sale now! Online sales will begin on Wednesday, February 2nd. Tickets will be $15 per person. That price will be good through Sunday, February 6 at midnight. Starting February 7 and ending February 10 at midnight, tickets will be $20 a person. If you cannot purchase tickets online, students can go to room 203 to purchase them. On Friday, February 11, tickets will be sold in school only (room 203) until noon for $25 a person. ABSOLUTELY NO TICKETS WILL BE SOLD AT THE DOOR. Tickets are non-refundable.

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Parent Mixer
The Parent Guild would like to invite you to our Parent Mixer on Friday, February 25th in the Auxiliary Gym. Come cheer on all the basketball teams as they face Blue Valley High School!!  Games are as follows:
 
4:00 Girls J.V.
4:00 Boys J.V.
5:30 Girls Varsity
5:30 Boys C Team
7:00 Girls C Team
7:00 Boys Varsity
 
When the games are complete, join us for socializing, snacks and beverages. We would love to see you there!


March Parent Guild Meeting 
Any Saint Parent is welcome to attend a meeting, as every Saint Parent is a member of Parent Guild. 

Our next meeting is Wednesday, March 2, 2022 at 7:00 PM in the Learning Commons. There is a rosary at 6:30 held in the Chapel, before the meeting.
 
Each meeting lasts approximately an hour and we discuss past & upcoming Parent Guild Events, along with updates from Administration on the happenings around Saint Thomas Aquinas. 
 
We hope you can join us!!  If you have questions, please reach out to Jen & Greg Payne at [email protected]

 

STUDENT LIFE

Parents of Senior Students – National Letter of Intent Signing Ceremony at Saint Thomas Aquinas High School
Parents, please encourage your Senior student who would like to participate in a mock signing ceremony on Wednesday February 9, 2022, to please stop by the Student Life Office to get on our list of participants. The ceremony is for Senior student athletes who have committed to play a sport at the collegiate level. The ceremony will be held right after school in the Theater.

Scholars Bowl hosting Regionals 
Good luck to our Saint Thomas Aquinas High School Scholars Bowl team as they host Regionals at Saint Thomas Aquinas High School on Monday, 2/7/22. Sixteen schools will be competing in this Regional event. 

The Traveling Saints!
Please keep our traveling Saints in your prayers for safe travels and wish them well:
Saintsations and Swingin’ Saints Show Choirs travel to Sedalia, Missouri on February 5, 2022 for the Smith Cotton High School Show Choir competition.


Fun Spectator Opportunities at Saint Thomas Aquinas High School
Saturday, February 5, 2022
9:00 AM – Saint Thomas Aquinas High School Wrestling is hosting the EKL Championship Tournament.  
Students, bring your Student ID for free admission! Ticket prices for JV/Varsity are:  $7 per adult/$5 per student (K-12).  

Tuesday, February 8, 2022
4:00 PM – STA JV Girls Basketball vs Blue Valley North in the AUX Gym
4:00 PM – STA JV Boys Basketball vs Blue Valley North in the Main Gym
5:30 PM – STA Boys C Team Basketball vs Blue Valley North in the AUX Gym
5:30 PM – STA Varsity Girls Basketball vs Blue Valley North in the Main Gym
7:00 PM – STA Girls C Team Basketball vs Blue Valley North in the AUX Gym
7:00 PM – STA Varsity Boys Basketball vs Blue Valley North in the Main Gym
Students, bring your Student ID for free admission! Ticket prices for JV/Varsity are:  $7 per adult/$5 per student (K-12) for games played in the Main gym. 

 

CONGRATULATIONS TO


In its 37th year of honoring the nation’s best high school athletes, Gatorade today announced Logan Seger of Saint Thomas Aquinas High School is the 2021-22 Gatorade Kansas Boys Cross Country Player of the Year. Seger is the fourth Gatorade Kansas Boys Cross Country Player of the Year to be chosen from Saint Thomas Aquinas High School. The award, which recognizes not only outstanding athletic excellence, but also high standards of academic achievement and exemplary character demonstrated on and off the field, distinguishes Seger as Kansas’ best high school boys cross country player. Now a finalist for the prestigious Gatorade National Boys Cross Country Player of the Year award to be announced in February, Seger joins an elite alumni association of state award winners in 12 sports.

 
ADDITONAL INFORMATION



Power Prep 
Registration URL/Code: http://actprep.info/aquinas
Sale Price: $85
Sale Ends: 2/9/22
Regular Price: $95


*Saint Thomas Aquinas do not endorse any prep company, but rather share info as received.
 
UPDATE CONTACT INFORMATION

If you are a current parent and need to update your contact information, please contact:
Dawn Bellau
913-319-2408

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