Saint Thomas the Apostle

STA Seventh Grader, HANNAH, Succeeds in Gymnastics

Hannah is an excellent student and is always kind to everyone. She is the first student to greet you on campus and a wonderful role model for our younger students. Hannah is very involved outside of school in gymnastics and does a variety of services in the community. Q. How long have you been involved in gymnastics? A. I was …

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MEET STUDENT COUNCIL PRESIDENT, JOSEPH

Joseph Fournier is an eighth grader at St. Thomas the Apostle. He is the Student Council President and also leads the weekly school Rosary on Fridays. He is a member of the National Junior Honors Society, as well as an Honors math and science student. Joseph is a Black Belt Tae-Kwon-Do and on the St. Thomas the Apostle eighth grade …

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George Talks Drive, Chip, and Putt Contest and His Community Outreach

Q. Tell us about your recent Drive, Chip & Putt contest you were a part of? A. I entered the local Drive, Chip, and Putt contest back in early June that was held at the Phoenician Golf Club. I finished third in my age bracket, which was 12 to 13 years old, which qualified me for the sub regional contest. …

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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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