School News and Events

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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Join us for our Fall Community Day!

November 10, 2015

You are invited to attend our community day. We hope to see you there!

Copy of Thank you for attending the

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St. Thomas Aquinas Received a $1.4 million Grant!

September 30, 2015

St. Thomas Aquinas, “Home of the 21st Century Learners and Citizens, is proud to announce that we’ve received a grant in the amount of 1.4 million dollars from the Philadelphia School Partnership . As a result, the student educational experience …

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It’s Not too Late to Enroll Your Child for the 2015-16 School Year

September 25, 2015

Independence Mission Schools, like St. Thomas Aquinas in South Philly, deliver an affordable, values-based education, taught in the Catholic tradition, for students of all faiths from across the city. Our innovative education programs for grades Pre-K to 8 help students …

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School Closed Sept 23-28 for Papal Visit

September 10, 2015

St. Thomas Aquinas will be closed Wednesday September 23 through Monday September 28th due to the Pope’s visit and the World Meeting of Families.






Questions? Contact the main office at 215-334-0878.…

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PreK and Kindergarten Halloween Party!

October 30, 2014

Pre-K and Kindergarten  had a wonderful time at their Halloween Party! They paraded around the block and even did a little “trick or treating” around the building to show off their awesome costumes. Thank you Ms. Jones, Ms. Scheurman, Ms. …

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STA Girls Are on the Move with Philly Girls in Motion

October 17, 2014

St. Thomas Aquinas is very happy to be working with Philly Girls in Motion in an effort to educate our students on the many benefits of living a healthy lifestyle. This after school program offers a safe environment and fun …

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October 9, 2014

St. Thomas Aquinas is pleased to announce that two of our 8th grade students are recipients of The Millay Club Scholarship. Tashan Thortin and Destiny Riddick have both been awarded a four-year scholarship to attend SS. Neumann & Gorettie High

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Grants Enhance Resources At St. Thomas Aquinas School

June 2, 2014

St. Thomas Aquinas was mentioned in a recent press release by Independence Mission Schools which highlighted grants the school received through Principal Mazzio’s hard work.

Elementary School Wins Grants for 21st Century Science Program and Library

Philadelphia —On a path …

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