• Excellence

    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

  • Belief

    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

  • Character

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

2014-2015 Science Fair

Today is a special day for many middle school parents. WHEW! The Science Fair exhibits are all in and completed!

Here are our award winners:

Grade Eight:
     First Place: Maggie Galvin
     Second Place: Dennis Cawley
     Third Place: Taylor Reardon
     Honorable Mention: Angie Dortenzio

Grade Seven:
     First Place: Olivia Bates
     Second Place: Erik Swanson
     Third Place: Jarred Wotton
     Honorable Mention: Andrew Cawley

Grade Six:
     First Place: Adriana Shea
     Second Place: Zachary Oakes
     Third Place: Romi Bagdasarian
     Honorable Mention: David Jerman

Congratulations to all!


January 20, 2015

Parent meeting - There will be a parent meeting on Thursday night, February, 5th at St. Aloysius church hall on Burritt Street in Plantsville. ( 6:30). The purpose of the meeting is to have an open forum discussion on the merging of St. Dominic’s and St. Thomas schools.

The survey monkey will be available to parents until 8:00 a.m. tomorrow morning. Please make sure you follow the link in order to have your voice heard.

Catholic Schools month

Science week – 1/20 – Science Fair for middle school and grade 5. You will be able to view the projects at the school pancake breakfast on Sunday.

Middle School Dance – Friday, January 23rd from 6 – 9. Grades 6 -8.

Multicultural week – 1/25 – School Mass and pancake breakfast after all Masses .

Mandatory Mass for all students @ 10:00 a.m. Students must wear school uniforms.

1/28 – Teacher Appreciation day. Early dismissal – 12:05

1/29 – multicultural dinner – 5:30 – under the direction of Mrs. Markowski

1/30 – “Souper” celebration – students bring a can of soup to school and they can wear their favorite sports tee shirt

Virtus Training - There will be a Virtus training session at St. Thomas on January 26th at 6:30 p.m. In order to volunteer at the school parents must go through Virtus Training. Please contact the school office if you are interested.

Basketball news

Congratulations to Emily Fifield, Olivia Stump, Connor Bogdanski, and Chris Mills, who will represent St. Thomas School at this year’s Deanery All-Star Game. The game is this Sunday, January 25, at St. Paul Catholic High School. The boys’ game begins at 1:00 pm with the girls’ game to follow. Go out and cheer on these fine All-Stars!

All schedules and scores can be found at the Deanery website: www.centralctdeanery.com

Second semester ends. – January 22nd. Report cards will be given out on Jan 29th. The Awards ceremony will be held on January 30th at 9:00 a.m.

Graduation pictures – January 29th.


WEEK OF 1/19-1/23/2015


  • Pancake Breakfast -THIS Sunday, January 25, 8:00 am,Pancakes, bacon, sausage, breakfast foods, coffee & juice. Have breakfast with friends & family. All are welcome. $5.00 per person/$20.00 for a family of four (4) or more.


In the past, we have asked for “class donations” to help make class baskets to auction off. However, we would like to try something new this year.   We have decided to introduce a “Wine Garden” to our event for some added fun. Attendees will be able to purchase a ticket to our Garden, pick out a bottle, and have the chance of winning a very expensive fine wine.


The committee is asking every school family to donate at least one bottle of wine to make this new event a success. It could be either red or white, but we are asking for the bottles to be worth at least $10.00.   Bottles will be collected until the last week of January which can be dropped off in the school office. Thank you for your support.




Throwback to the 80's Saint Thomas School Winter Gala -


Rock the 80’s

Friday February 6th, 2015

The Aqua Turf Club

Plantsville, CT

Musical Guest - Marty Q Band

Per person $70 includes: Open Bar, Hors d’Ouevres, Full Dinner, Coffee and Dessert


Schedule:     6:00 to 7:30pm: Dinner, Games of Chance, Silent Auction

                       7:30 to 8:30pm: Live auction with MC Senator Joe Markley

                       8:30 to 12:00pm: Marty Q Band live music and dancing

In Memory

December 18, 2014

Our dear friend, Nancy Valente, passed away this week.  Funeral services will be held this Saturday morning at St. Thomas church at 11:00 a.m.  Viewing times will be held at Dellavecchia's funeral home from 8:30 - 10:30 a.m. Saturday morning before the funeral.

Please follow this link to view Nancy's obituary and offer condolences.

2014 Annual FLL Competition

This Saturday, November 22nd, the St. Thomas S.T.R.I.P.E.S. (FLL) team will be participating in the 11th Annual Ragged Mountain FIRST Lego League Robotics Competition in Berlin.   Our team members will be presenting their hard work and running their robots in a tough competition for a chance at the finals on December 7th.  Please feel free to come to McGee Middle School between the hours of 8:30am and 3:15pm to cheer on our very own robotics team!


Directions to McGee Middle School, Berlin, CT 06037


Take I-91 to Exit 22N (Route 9 North).  Travel approximately 3 miles on Route 9 to Exit 22.  Take Exit 22 off Rt. 9 and proceed to end of ramp.  Turn right.  Proceed 50 yards to next light and turn right onto Worthington Ridge.  Proceed straight through next light (center lane) on Worthington Ridge for about 1/4 mile.  Turn right onto Hudson Street.  Straight on Hudson (which becomes Norton Road at first stop sign). About 1/4 mile on right is McGee Middle School.

Using I-84 (EAST OR WEST)

Take I-84 to Rt. 9 South Exit for New Britain/Middletown.  Continue on Rt. 9 South through New Britain to Exit #23, Christian Lane in Berlin (a right lane exit).  At end of ramp, turn right onto Christian Lane. Continue straight through traffic light.  Road now called Porters Pass.  Continue straight through next traffic light. Road now called Burnham Street.  At end of Burnham Street, turn left onto Four Rod Road.  Continue on Four Rod Road about one mile to Norton Road.  Take left onto Norton Road.  About 200 yards on left is McGee Middle School.


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