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    We foster a culture of educational excellence through critical thinking skills, innovation and rigorous curriculum standards, a global perspective, and an emphasis on moral education, community, and service

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    We provide a safe, nurturing and secure environment in which students encounter the living God, who in Jesus Christ, reveals His transforming love and truth

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    Promote life-long learning that advances the development of the whole person – mind, body, and soul

SPRING ROBOTICS CLUB

The Robotics Club will begin meeting on Sunday, March 8th , from 2 to 5pm at St. Thomas School. Any student from St. Thomas or St. Dominics is invited to join the Club. Your child will need to have turned age 9 or older on January 1st of 2015 to join.

The cost for this Spring is $40 per student.

We plan to build and program our robots using Lego Mindstorms NXT and EV3 technology, as well as practice our Core Values so we may be prepared for next Fall’s competition.  Space is limited.

Please contact Denise Wagner at 860-302-9440 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. if you have any questions or you would like to reserve a space for your child.

If you would like to see an example of what our Robotics alumns can do, please stop by the high school competition this weekend on this Saturday and Sunday from 10:30 to 5 at:

Wilby High School
460 Bucks Hill Road
Waterbury, CT

Micheala Shea of the Mercy Tech Tigers, and Jameson Kief and Sean Morrissey of the Xavier FullMetal Falcons will be competing with 120 lb. robots designed, built and programmed by high school students.

We can say “We knew them when they got their start with the St. Thomas S.T.R.I.P.E.S!”

ST. THOMAS SCHOOL WEEKLY LETTER

 

February 24, 2015

 

EARLY DISMISSAL TOMORROW AT 12:05.

 

IT IS A PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT DAY FOR TEACHERS AS WELL AS TEACHER APPRECIATION LUNCHEON.

 

                       

Pasta Fagioli - Our famous Lenten Friday night Suppers started on Feb. 20th. If you can help out in any way please let the HSA officers know. Students can earn service hours by helping out on these Friday nights.

 

Pasta desserts – Just a reminder about baking for the Pasta suppers during Lent.

 

School Stations – Friday at 8:50 a.m. in the church. Parents are welcomed to attend.

 

Dress Down Day – This Friday is the dress down day for those students who gave an extra $3 on the last day of the fund raiser. The teachers have a list of those names.

 

Parent meeting – The next parent meeting regarding the merge of the two Catholic schools in Southington is set for March 12, 2015 at 6:00 p.m. at St. Thomas in the cafeteria.

 

Hot Lunch – Hot lunch forms for March are due by this Friday, Feb. 27th.  If you don't have a form, you may find one on this website under Parents --> Documents and Forms.

 

Are you returning form - Today we are sending home the “Are you returning?” form. Please look for it in your child’s backpack. This is an exciting new venture and we are hoping that with your continued support of the merge we can make the new school one we can be proud of in the town of Southington.  

 

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HSA HAPPENINGS - HOT TOPICS

 

WEEK OF 2/23-2/27/15

 

HSA HAPPENINGS - HOT TOPICS

 

WEEK OF 2/23-2/27/15

 

 

DRESS DOWN DAY PASSES AVAILABLE FOR PURCHASE

 

Dress Down Day passes are available for purchase. You can choose both weeks or just one.   Cost is $25.00 per week.   Checks are made payable to Saint Thomas School.   All checks must be in by Friday, February 2/27/15 to participate in the first dress down week, which is scheduled for Monday, March 2 through Friday, March 6. (Tuesday is gym day; no dress down that day). The final dress down week will be determined shortly. We will notify you once updated. Thank you.

 

PASTA FAGIOLI FRIDAYS

 

Every Friday from 5:00-8:00 pasta fagioli will be served in our cafeteria for the Lenten season.   The price for soup is $7.00 per person.  The pricing for family of 5 or more will be $30.00.  In addition, we're setting a new price for the younger children.  The cost of children 5 & under will be based on their age - 1 year old - $1.00; 2 year old - $2.00, etc.  This year, we will offer macaroni with butter for the little ones.  Takeout orders are $8.00, which includes everything.
 
The soup & bread this year will be coming to us from The Manor Inn.  We will provide the salad, coffee, sodas and desserts. 

 

Baked Goods Schedule:

 

This year, we're asking that designated classes bring in desserts.  Below is the schedule for baking (subject to change). If you are able to make or bake something, desserts can be brought into school on Friday morning, after school or at the event.
 
Friday, 2/27 - Second, Third & Fourth Grade  
Friday, 3/6 - Fifth & Sixth Grade  
Friday, 3/13 - Seventh & Eighth Grade  

 

Friday, 3/20 - Pre-K, Kindergarten, First & Second Grade 
Friday, 3/27, Fourth, Fifth, Sixth, Seventh & Eighth Grade

 

THANK YOU FOR YOUR CONTINUED SUPPORT.

 

SCHOOL MERGER NEWS

The next scheduled parent meeting regarding the merge of St. Dominic and St. Thomas will be March 12th at 6:00 p.m. at St. Thomas cafeteria.  We look forward to seeing you there.

 

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