St. Thomas Aquinas

Bella Overcomes Her Obstacles with a Smile

Bella is a very bright, active, and athletic child. In March Bella was diagnosed with Legg-Calve-Perthes Disease.  It is a condition in which there is a lack of blood flow to the femur head which causes pain, early onset arthritis and loss of range of motion in the hip. She immediately had to stop all physical activity. Bella had surgery this summer …

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Student Council President Gets Accepted to Brophy with Honors

“I am so impressed with Jakob Chavez.  I feel like the kid wears 10 different hats here at school and is just such a great leader…I know he may not have giant championship trophies – but he’s a different kind of champ!”-Student Council Moderator Tell us about your year as Student Council President.  What do you think was your best …

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Voted Best In Show and Blue Ribbon Winners at Saint Thomas the Aquinas Science Fair

The purpose of the experiment was to observe the effect of acids, bases, and water on different types of materials such as bones, metal, steel wool, and cloth. At both ends of the pH spectrum, the extremes were strong enough to dissolve the chicken bones, iron nails, steel wool, and cloth. At the high end of the pH spectrum, the …

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Matthew Scheller Jr., 7th Grader at Saint Thomas the Aquinas, Wins District Level Pen Essay

Matthew Scheller Jr. has won, 2nd place at Post level, 1st place at District level, and 3rd place at State level for his pen essay. His total earnings for these wins has totaled $450.00 so far. Here is what he had to say to Zona on his accomplishments. Tell us about your recent pen essay contest win? My English teach, Mrs. Webb, asked all the middle …

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