School News and Events

An Important Back-to-School Message From Our President

August 23, 2017

Dear IMS community,

With so much turmoil happening in our world and in our country, it is troublesome to have to live and grow up in a place where so much hatred exists. However, it is good to remember our …

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Big Thanks to Villanova Students!!!

March 10, 2017

Villanova students spent time with STA students during their spring break.

Special Thank You to Rachel and Bethany at the Aquinas Center for helping make this day possible!

villanova students visit st thomas aquinas catholic school in south philly



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BankMobile Teams Up With STA to Support Basketball Program

October 31, 2016

sta-bankmobileBankMobile, a division of Pennsylvania-based Customers Bank that has a mission to make banking affordable, effortless and financially empowering, today announced that it will help local elementary students from St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic School in Philadelphia’s Newbold neighborhood get ready …

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The Franklin Institute Energizes STA!

October 26, 2016

The Franklin Institute  Traveling Science Show visited St. Thomas Aquinas on Tuesday.   Pre-K  through 3rd graders were mesmerized with the weather demonstrations and 4th -8th graders explored engineering with simple machines.


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Are you an STA Alumni?

October 21, 2016


Alumni!   The St. Thomas Aquinas School Alumni Society was created this month.  The group is committed to giving back to STA students.  They are hosting their first social event on November 4th ,7-9pm at South Beach Club, 112 Chestnut Street. …

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The Votes are in for the 2016-17 STA Student Council!

October 18, 2016


Congratulations to our 2016-17 STA Student Council Officers!

Huy – Treasurer, Jahira -Secretary, Kayla – Director of Services, Donald – Vice President, and Tionne – President…

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Character Counts at STA!

October 7, 2016


The character trait for September was Responsibility.  Today, 18 students were recognized at our first Character Counts Assembly.  The Character Counts program fosters a positive school environment.  In addition 100 students were applauded for having perfect attendance for the month …

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STA United: Rally to Restore Scholarships

November 24, 2015

STA would like to thank the parents and students who participated in BLOC’s rally to demand that Governor Wolf restore low-income scholarships

“Pennsylvania is in danger of losing $150 million in philanthropic dollars and over 45,000 scholarships—the majority of which

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