Saint Thomas the Apostle

Aubrey Loves to Learn at St. Thomas The Apostle

Aubrey is one of the kindest students on campus! She greets everyone with a smile and a kind comment. She is a wonderful student. Q. What do you like best about your school? A. Everyone listens when you make suggestions about making STA an even better place. Q. What are some of your favorite subjects? A. Language arts, social studies and …

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Competitive Skateboarder, Jeffrey, Wins Series Award

Jeffrey had some big thing happen this summer in the world of skateboarding. He is a in the Academy at Kids That Rip (KTR) skateboard school. This summer he started competitive skateboarding and entered the Kids of Summer contest. There are five skill divisions from beginner to sponsored amateur. He participated in the First Timers division and finished first place(June), second place (July) and …

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Kellan, Henry and Ella Love Pre-­K at STA

Our Pre-­K program provides an environment of warmth and trust where play leads to building self-esteem, problem solving, independence, creativity, and peer socialization. We introduce the wonderful world of literature, language, and imagination to students through listening and the sharing of their own stories. Children develop the skills of concentration and focusing attention on others, important stepping-­stones towards kindergarten readiness. Hands-­on math and …

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Jack, an Avid Golfer, Talks Sports and Summer

Jack is an excellent student. He is kind to everyone and always has a smile on his face. Jack has played numerous sports for Saint Thomas, Jack’s primary sport is golf. He started playing two years ago and is an avid golfer. Q. You are involved with a lot of sports at Saint Thomas the Apostle? Tell us about them? …

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Mason Elected STA Activities Officer for Student Council

In addition to being an outstanding student, Mason is an excellent athlete. She has a strong work ethic and is a wonderful role model for our younger students. Mason was recently elected as Activities Officer for Student Council? Q. Tell us about your recent election as Activities Officer for Student Council? A. I recently ran for activities officer for student …

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Meet Competitive Swimmer, Jessica

Jessica has really blossomed at St. Thomas the Apostle over the past few years by choosing to participate in various sports, including volleyball and softball, and school talent shows. Along with being a good student at a great school, Jessica is an avid swimmer. You are a swimmer, how long have you been competing? I started competing when I was five years …

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George Balances School and Sports

What makes George a great kid is that he’s got a big heart and truly cares. He is an ASU Sun Devil fan at heart and was recently selected from the crowd at a game to go on the field with the players and announce, “Play Ball!” over the microphone! What are your favorite subjects in school? St. Thomas sets the bar …

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Sisters Bridget and Katie Bond With Sports

Bridget and Katie are excellent students and softball players. Combined, these sisters have all of the school sports covered. Read more about their future. Q. You are really into sports, what do you play? A. Bridget: I play club softball for the Firecrackers 12u team. For St. Thomas, I play volleyball, softball and basketball. Katie: I also play club softball for the …

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Madeleine Talks Swimming and Volunteering

Madeleine is a student with many talents. From swimming to singing to student council, this girl does it all! You are a swimmer, where do you swim and what do you love about it? I swim for Phoenix Swim Club at PCDS School. What I like about swimming is that it’s you against the clock. There’s no referee calling a bad play, …

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Bridget, Brendan and Katie Earn Christian Service Award

Bridget Kelly, Brenden Hoogesteger, and Katie Holmes were awarded the Christian Service Award this year. The Catholic Community Foundation established the Christian Service Award in 1998. Each year the foundation awards 32 scholarships to eighth grade students from elementary schools around the valley in recognition of their extraordinary volunteer service to parish, school, and community. These $8,000 scholarships will assist students in attending a …

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