Saint Thomas the Apostle

STA’s Third Graders Write Letters to WWII Veteran

One Saint Thomas the Apostle students, Hank Hubbard age nine, brought in an American flag magnet to show to his third grade class. Hank got it at the Papago Military Base a few weeks ago. On the back on the magnet it explained who had made it. The beautiful magnet was made by Stanley Rzempoluch, a 92-year-old veteran who served …

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Charlene Talks Music, Cello, and Acting

Charlene is a very energetic seven year old who started her passion for playing the cello when she was four. Her love of music also led her to learn how to play the drums, which she started last year. Her natural likings for singing, dancing, and acting made her a regular participant at Desert Stages Theater in Scottsdale, and have …

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Owen Talks Favorite Sports

Owen is a delight to be around. He participates in karate, soccer, baseball and is in the middle of his first year of Cub Scouts and loves it. He is very excited for this upcoming baseball season at SFXAA. Q. You are involved in many sports. Which sports do you play? A. I play baseball and soccer and I do …

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Noah Talks about His Lead Role in The Lion King Jr.

Q. You are quite the actor tell us about some of your roles you have been in? A. My first role ever was as an Oompa Loompa in Willy Wonka when I was nine. After that I auditioned for my first Christian Youth Theatre (CYT) show and became a lost boy in Peter Pan. Since then I have done five …

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Jeffrey is a Triple Threat! Actor, Musician, and Athlete

Jeffrey is a scholar, athlete, and fantastic actor! He is a wonderful young man and an asset to the STA community. Q. You played flag football for STA and placed 2nd in the CYAA tournament. Tell us more about that? A. Playing flag football for my school was a very fun experience. In 5th, 6th, and 7th grade, we were …

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Eighth Grader Catherine Talks Being School Ambassador and STA’s Buddy Program

Q. You were selected as a school ambassador what does that entail? A. STA School Ambassadors get to do several projects that help the school. On the day before school began, we got to meet new students and answer their questions. We also help with the Bullying Prevention Program by having students sign a paper saying that they will not bully …

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STA Student Shines Academically and Talks about Her Passion for Soccer

Sofia is a true leader! She has a warm smile, and has an incredibly positive attitude. She is also extremely disciplined and active, often motivating others, faith driven and enjoys trying to inspiring others. Q. You have consistently attained Principle’s List tell us about this? A. I make studies a priority. Every night I complete my homework right away, and …

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Davis Talks Sports, NJHS, and TACSC

“Davis is always willing to help others. Davis likes helping others who may be confused about the topic being taught in class, to better understand what they are learning. Many of his Teachers, friends, and family members have said he is an honest, courteous, and a nice person, always going out of the way to help others.” Q: You are …

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Saint Thomas Apostle Student, Jessica, Shares her Passion of Swimming

  Ever since I was little I have enjoyed swimming. It not only is a great sport to do, but swimming helps me to stay cool during the summer. Most of my time is spent training for swimming, but I did recently get to volunteer at the Arena Pro Series meet held in Mesa. While volunteering I got to meet …

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STA Grad Helps Younger Classmates Succeed with STEAM

  STEAM Team was created to give the girls in grades 6-8 further opportunities to explore the fields of science, technology, engineering, art, and math. STA grad, Molly Luther, approached the administration to form a group to inspire young women to explore these fields. With Molly’s assistance, the girls have worked with computer programming, DNA extraction, and hands-on engineering activities.  …

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