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April 7, 2022 Parent Newsletter

 
 
 

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UPCOMING DATES

Friday, April 8
9:15 AM START
Faculty Faith Formation
EVEN Schedule

Monday, April 11
9:15 AM START
Faculty Meetings
ODD Schedule
STA Spring Info Night 7:00 PM

Tuesday, April 12
EVEN Schedule
Pink Out Dress Down Day - $5

Wednesday, April 13
ODD Schedule
Spring Sports Assembly

Thursday, April 14
HOLY THURSDAY
NO SCHOOL
OFFICES CLOSED

Friday, April 15
GOOD FRIDAY
NO SCHOOL
OFFICES CLOSED

Saturday, April 16
HOLY SATURDAY

Sunday, April 17
EASTER
 
A LETTER FROM PRESIDENT SCHENCK

Dear Parents and Students,

Congratulations to the Jayhawks and their fans! KU was a fun team to watch. This team reminds me of the Royals of 2014-2015, the Chiefs of 2019, many of our teams in Aquinas history, and every successful production you see in our theater... 

CLICK HERE TO READ MORE
 
FAITH & SERVICE
Rosemary Maher Saints Walk for Life 2022
Register NOW for the SAINTS WALK FOR LIFE ! 

Registration and donations can still be made until the day of the Walk.  
REMEMBER the Walk brings awareness of the need to Save Lives from Abortion,
and ALL PROCEEDS Support the Pregnancy Help Centers in our community.
Encourage your students, family and friends to support this most important issue of our times!


You can sign up or make a donation HERE and/or check the STA website homepage.

Come and Join the fun!!  Thank you for your support of Life. 

Any questions contact Barb Loughman at [email protected]
ROSEMARY MAHER SAINTS WALK FOR LIFE
 
 
ADMINISTRATION
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.
ANCHOR DATES
 
ACADEMICS
FACTS

Starting Friday April 8 you will see charges in your FACTS account for student fees for the 22-23 school year.  These fees do not have to be paid in full until July 31, 2022. You are able to make monthly payments on this charge until the due date.  
Student fees cover book rental, any required testing, yearbook, PE uniform (grade 9), parking permit (grades 10-12).   

Student fees are $540 per student
Seniors will have an additional $200 graduation fee (billed by April 30, 2022)


PROJECT GRADUATION
We have plenty of news about Project Graduation this year. Please click on the link below to read more about this event.
PROJECT GRADUATION INFORMATION
SENIOR PARENTS
Graduation is quickly approaching. Please refer to the Outline of Deadlines and Events and the letter from Dr. Sullivan for graduation information. Contact Dawn Bellau in the attendance office at [email protected], or call 913-319-2408 with any questions.

LETTER FROM DR SULLIVAN ABOUT GRADUATION
DR SULLIVAN LETTER
GRADUATION OUTLINE OF DETAILS AND EVENTS
GRADUATION DETAILS
 
UPCOMING EVENTS

FATHER DAUGHTER AND MOTHER SON DANCES
April 30 and May 1
$10 per person (plus a 3% credit card fee)
Click on the images below to purchase tickets

FATHER DAUGHTER DANCE
MOTHER SON DANCE


April showers bring May flowers and what better way to enjoy the weather than joining us for our Saints Golf Classic, May 23rd at Falcon Ridge! The Golf Classic is in memory of Coach Mirocke and all funds go to our Guardian Angel Fund. Make it a day to remember with a group of Four friends! 

Organize your foursomes for the Saints Golf Classic. For more details go to www.stasaints.net/saintsgolfclassic

To register, donate a prize or support the Guardian Angel Fund, use this link or the QR code. 

PURCHASE TICKETS FOR THE SAINTS GOLF CLASSIC
 
CONGRATULATIONS
STA MODEL UN
The STA Model UN club attended their annual conference at Johnson County Community College on Wednesday, April 6. The Brazil delegation included Colin Allen, Molly Deschamp, Jackson Taylor and Lorelei Teddy. The Kenya delegation included Jacob Mazzei, Gabby Yager, Eva Naab, Thomas Kluck, and Brandon Haynes. The Malaysia delegation included Brendan Follis, Yvonne Waitiki, Lydia Saunders and Abril Pinela. The Egypt delegation included Mikahl McMahon, Seun Akinwuntan, Sophia McCurdy, and Suzanne Loomis. The students know ahead of time what topics they need to prepare for, some examples this year are: human rights to safe drinking water and sanitation; developments in the field of information and telecommunications in the context of international security; elimination of racism, racial discrimination, xenophobia and related intolerance. The students are tasked with finding and presenting their country's policy on the topic.

The following students won awards: outstanding position paper for General Assembly 1 - Colin Allen; Outstanding position paper for General Assembly 3 - Molly Deschamp; honorable delegation for Human Rights Committee - Eva Naab; outstanding delegation for the UN Environment Committee - Thomas Kluck.
 
STUDENT LIFE
PROM PICTURES
PROM PICTURES
 
Performing Arts
Sunday, April 10, 2022 
3:00 PM - The Saint Thomas Aquinas High School Choir will present their Spring Concert in the STA Theater.

Wednesday, April 13, 2022
Wish our Saint Thomas Aquinas Choir well as they participate in the KSHSAA Large Group Choir Contest at Baldwin High School.


National Letter of Intent
Parents, please encourage your Senior student who would like to participate in a mock signing ceremony on Wednesday April 27, 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. This will be our last school Signing Ceremony for this school year (2021-22).

The Traveling Saints
Please keep our traveling Saints in your prayers for safe travels and wish them well:

Saint Thomas Aquinas High School Varsity Baseball team travels to Branson, MO for a Baseball Tournament at Branson High School on 4/8/22 and 4/9/22.

Saint Thomas Aquinas High School Varsity Girls Soccer team travels to Wichita, KS for soccer games with Bishop Carroll High School and Wichita West High School on 4/8/22 and 4/9/22.


Fun Spectator Opportunities at Saint Thomas Aquinas High School!
Thursday, April 7, 2022
4:00 PM STA JV Girls Soccer vs Christ Prep – STA Stadium
No admission fee.
6:00 PM STA Girls Lacrosse C Team vs Bishop Miege – STA Stadium
7:00 PM STA JV Girls Lacrosse vs Notre Dame de Sion – STA Stadium
8:15 PM STA Varsity Girls Lacrosse vs Notre Dame de Sion – STA Stadium

Friday, April 8, 2022
3:30 PM STA Baseball C Team Double-Header vs DeSoto High School – STA Baseball field

3:30 PM STA Varsity Softball Double-Header vs Olathe East – STA Softball field
Ticket prices for Varsity are:  $7 per adult/$5 per student (K-12).  

Saturday, April 9, 2022
9:00 AM – Girls Soccer JV MO-KAN Tournament with Lee’s Summit North and St. Teresa’s - STA Stadium

Monday, April 11, 2022
STA Boys Lacrosse JV/Varsity Lacrosse vs Olathe – STA Stadium.

3:30 PM STA Baseball C Team Double-Header vs Blue Valley North – STA Baseball field

3:30 PM STA JV Softball Team Double-Header vs Lawrence Free State – STA Softball field

Tuesday, April 12, 2022
3:30 PM STA Varsity Softball Double-Header vs. Blue Valley North – STA Softball Field
Ticket prices for Varsity are:  $7 per adult/$5 per student (K-12).  

4:00 PM STA Varsity Baseball vs. Blue Valley North – STA Baseball Field
Ticket prices for Varsity are:  $7 per adult/$5 per student (K-12).  

4:30 PM STA JV Girls Soccer vs St. Teresa’s – STA Stadium
6:30 PM STA Varsity Girls Soccer vs St. Teresa’s – STA Stadium
Ticket prices for JV/Varsity are:  $7 per adult/$5 per student (K-12).  

Wednesday, April 13, 2022
STA Boys Lacrosse JV/Varsity Lacrosse vs Rockhurst – STA Stadium.

3:30 PM – STA JV Baseball Double-Header vs St. James Academy – STA Baseball Field

5:00 PM – STA Girls Soccer C Team vs Olathe South – Soccer Practice Field
 
UPDATE CONTACT INFORMATION
If you are a current parent and need to update your contact information, please contact:
Dawn Bellau
913-319-2408
[email protected]