FCS Class Makes Baby Blankets for Restoration House

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STA's Family & Consumer Sciences class recently completed a project creating fleece baby blankets. The class will donate the blankets to Restoration House as part of the STA Campus Ministries baby supply drive.  FCS teacher Connie Irby said the students had fun making the blankets and learning a new craft, while at the same time being able to participate in STA's mission of service to the community.

STA's Pro-Life Club Marches with KC's

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Several students from STA's Pro-Life organization attended a local March for Life last week sponsored by the Knights of Columbus. The group marched from Holy Ghost Church to the KC Hall while reciting the rosary. Most of these students will also be attending the national March for Life in Washington D.C. in January.

STA Celebrates National Yearbook Week

Annual tradition honors role of yearbook in telling school’s story

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"The yearbook program at St. Thomas Aquinas is one of the best in the country. The program has been recognized for two consecutive years as a National Yearbook Program of Excellence by Jostens. This honor is reserved for an exclusive group of schools that produce inclusive yearbooks while meeting their deadlines. At STA, producing the yearbook is a labor of love, and it shows on every page," said Gary Lundgren, a senior marketing manager for Jostens.

STA Students Gather at the Flagpole for Global Week of Student Prayer

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In celebration of the Global Week of Student Prayer (September 21-27), STA students joined students across the world in gathering at their flagpole and uniting in prayer for their school, friends, families, churches, and communities.  "See You at the Pole" is a day committed to global unity in Christ and prayer for youth. 

Class of 2018 to Sponsor Spirit Dress in Memory of Ashlyn Bravata

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Ashlyn Bravata would have been an STA freshman this year, however she passed away very unexpectedly last year from an undiagnosed heart condition.  Sept. 29th would have been Ashlyn's 14th birthday. Most of us did not know Ashlyn, but she was a very important person to many in our freshman class.  The Class of 2018 is sponsoring a $2 spirit dress day on Monday, September 29th in honor of Ashlyn's birthday.  Please join them in wearing a PINK SHIRT, JEANS, AND CLOSED TOE SHOES. Additional donations are welcomed. The proceeds will be donated to the "Ashlyn Bravata Memorial Fund".