January 15, 2017
*There will be no school on Monday, January 16 in observance of Martin Luther King.
*The cafeteria is looking for help during the school day to prepare and serve lunch. If you are interested please contact the General Office.
*Report cards will be mailed out this week.
*The Diocese of Youngstown scholarship applications are now available for the 2017-2018 school year. Applications can be picked up in the Guidance office. The deadline is March 17, 2017. If you have any questions, please contact Deb Gill in our Guidance Dept.
*The Turnabout Dance will be Saturday, February 11 from 7:00-10:00 pm in the Commons.
*Mark your calendars for the KNAC’s annual Chili Cook Off, February 4, 2017.
- There are several ways to get involved to make this event a success.
- You can purchase a ticket for the reverse raffle for $100.00, there are only 100 tickets sold for a chance to win $2,500.00
- Donate a raffle basket.
- Donate a bottle of wine for the wine wall.
- Wine can be red or white and should be $15.00 or more.Please turn into the office by February 1, 2017.
- Monetary donations will also be accepted.
- Donate your time. Help is always needed with set up, clean up and games.
Please consider one of these options to make the Chili Cook Off a success. Funds benefits all of our athletes!
Middle School students have the opportunity to work the OLOP Fish Fry during Lent. Students who volunteer their time will be able to split the tips earned during the evening they work to use towards their upcoming field trips. T-shirts will be given to every volunteer. Students were given a flyer explaining this opportunity. If you would like your child to participate, please be sure to return the T-shirt order form at the bottom of the flyer to Mrs. Parise by Wednesday Jan.18.
Congratulations to all middle school students who participated in the Power of the Pen at Mount Union on January 5th. St. Thomas students Arissa Samblanet and Josh Grosswiller placed 5th and 6th respectively for their writing abilities. Special thanks to Mrs. Kris Botti for coaching our students and Mrs. Beth Glenn for volunteering to be a judge for this event.
This coming week middle school students will be participating in a Level Up Village program called as part of our regularly scheduled science classes. Level Up Village (LUV) delivers pioneering Global STEAM (STEM + Arts) enrichment courses that promote design thinking and one-to-one collaboration on real-world problems using technology to talk with students in India, Ghana or Nigeria. This course will occur weekly for the next 9 weeks.
This Thursday, January 19th, Aquinas High School is hosting an 8th grade visitation day. 8th graders from STA Middle School, St. Paul School, and any other interested 8th graders will be escorted through several different classrooms in order to gain a feel for STA High School. The staff and students at STA High School are excited to welcome these 8th graders to to the STA experience.
The STA Right-to -Life Club is sponsoring a dress down day this Friday, January 20th, to raise funds for the Crisis Pregnancy Center. If students pay $2, they may wear a RED shirt and appropriate jeans or sweatpants as bottoms. No tights or yoga pants will be permitted. Students will pay their first mod teacher.
Have a great Aquinas week!