School News and Events

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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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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