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February 17, 2022 Parent Newsletter

 

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UPCOMING DATES

Friday, February 18
ODD Schedule - Assembly
Dearly Beloved Winter Play 7:00 PM


Saturday, February 19
Dearly Beloved Winter Play 7:00 PM

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


Tuesday, February 22
A Schedule

Wednesday, February 23
NOON DISMISSAL
Freshman & Sophomores - PreACT Test

Juniors - College Planning Workshop
Seniors - NO SCHOOL


Thursday, February 24
EVEN Schedule

Friday, February 25
ODD Schedule
Parent Social After the Game


Saturday, February 26
Class of 2026 Incoming Freshman Orientation 9:00 AM

 

A LETTER FROM CHAPLAIN FR. ASHMORE


Dear Parents and Students,

If you could write a book to your son or daughter, what would it be? When Aristotle did just that, he chose to write his son about living the good life, or more particularly, he wrote about how to be a good man...

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ADMINISTRATION

This #graphic was designed by Anna Schemer, '22 in Mrs. DeNegri’s Business Communications class. Students in the class were assigned to apply #informationdesign design principles to create a standard graphic using our #brand colors and #logo. 🙌   #stasaints #parentteacherconferences 

We’re looking forward to seeing you Monday, Feb. 21st.
 

2022-2023 Tuition and Fees
Saint Thomas Aquinas High School was built through the efforts and sacrifices of thousands of area families. We want Saint Thomas Aquinas to continue to be an affordable place for families to send their children for a quality, faith-filled Catholic secondary education...
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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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FAITH & SERVICE

Yesterday you received an email about the Guardian Angel Fund, the source for helping families experiencing an unforeseen hardship meet their annual tuition commitment, allowing their students to remain in Catholic education without interruption. Visit Guardian Angel Fund for more information, to make a gift or contact President Schenck 
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ACADEMICS
 
On Wednesday, February 23rd, ALL freshmen and sophomores will take the PreACT at Aquinas. Your freshman or sophomore is already registered, with no sign up required...
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College Planning Event
Wednesday, February 23
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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

 

Parent Social
The Parent Guild would like to invite you to our Parent Social on Friday, February 25 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 parentguildsta[email protected]

 

STUDENT LIFE

Spring Sports!
Information about STA School sponsored Spring Sports may be found:
Click here to access STA Athletic Programs

Information about STA Club Spring Sports may be found:
Click here to access STA Club Sports


Sports Physicals 
If your son/daughter is interested in trying out/participating in an STA Spring Sport, we must have a complete Physical file before February 28, 2022.  If you already turned in a sports physical for Fall and/or Winter, it is good for the entire school year.  

If you need to complete the forms and physical process, please use the link below to download the forms.  Once the forms are completed, please turn them in to the Student Life Office (formerly known as the Athletic Office) located in Senior Hallway.  Or you may also email them to Brigid Triggs at
[email protected].

Click here to access Physical forms required 

The Traveling Saints!
Please keep our traveling Saints in your prayers for safe travels and wish them well:
The Saint Thomas Aquinas High School Boys Swim and Dive Team competes at Kansas State 5-A Swim and Dive Competitions 2/17/21-2/19/21 in Topeka.  


Fun Spectator Opportunities at Saint Thomas Aquinas High School
Friday, February 18, 2022
4:00 PM – STA JV Girls Basketball vs Bishop Miege High School in the AUX Gym
4:00 PM – STA JV Boys Basketball vs Bishop Miege High School in the Main Gym
5:30 PM – STA Boys Basketball C Team vs Bishop Miege High School in the AUX Gym
5:30 PM – STA Varsity Girls Basketball vs Bishop Miege High School in the Main Gym
7:00 PM – STA Varsity Boys Basketball vs Bishop Miege High School 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.  

Saturday, February 19, 2022
10:00 AM – STA Boys Basketball Freshman A EKL Tournament in the Main and AUX Gyms
No charge for admission.

Tuesday, February 22, 2022
4:00 PM – STA Boys Basketball C Team vs Pembroke Hill High School in the Main Gym
5:30 PM – STA JV Boys Basketball vs Pembroke Hill High School in the Main Gym
7:00 PM – STA Varsity Boys Basketball vs Pembroke Hill High School 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.  

 
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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