Saint Thomas the Apostle

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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Fourth Grader, Emmi, Talks Tennis

Emmi plays competitive tennis and competes in national tournaments. She has played tennis since she was four years old. She’s a great kid because she is kind and thoughtful to others. Q: How long have you been playing tennis? How often do you practice? Do you play pairs or singles? A: I started playing tennis at 3 years old and …

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Joseph Talk Sports and Saint Thomas the Apostle School

Q. Tell us about your involvement with the seventh grade Catholic Youth Athletic Association championship team? A. We went undefeated this year in flag football and almost in basketball (lost one game). On both teams, I had the privilege of being a key player, working with a great group of buddies. We have played together for years and we know …

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Maggie Loves to Volunteer her Time

Maggie won the ‘Khols Kids Who Care’ award last year, but she continues to volunteer her time with kids with autism, grooming horses, and nursing homes. She loves giving back to her community in every way. Q. You spend a lot of time volunteering at various places tell us about that? A. I volunteer at the The North Mountain Visitor’s …

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Mia Qualifies for Olympic Development Program for Soccer

Mia just qualified for the Olympic training camp for soccer. She is an excellent student and an all-around wonderful young lady! Q. You just qualified for Olympic Development Program for soccer, tell us about that? A. This was the first year I was old enough to try out for the Olympic Development Program. I was really excited. There were hundreds …

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Julianna Balances Volleyball and Volunteering

Julianna loves to be involved with activities, is spontaneous and always looking for the next adventure. Q. How long have you been playing volleyball? A. I have been playing volleyball since I was in fourth grade. Both of my older sisters played volleyball so I have grown up watching them play and practicing with them at home. Q. You’ve gone …

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