St. Thomas School
Newsletter
January 9, 2019
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Fostering Faith - Inspiring Excellence - Cultivating Leaders
Top   Saint Thomas School Mission Statement

Saint Thomas School partners with the family and community to live the Gospel message of Jesus Christ by educating each child using Christian values, superior academics, and loving discipline in a Catholic community.

St Thomas School is a 2006 National Blue Ribbon School
Blue Ribbon Seal
Dear St. Thomas Families,   
 
Happy 2019 New Year ! A New Year is a time of new beginnings. It is an opportunity to try one new thing for the year. It could be learning to play a musical instrument, create an exercise program, or find time each day to reflect and count blessings.  Trying one new thing is a great way to keep us mentally and physically active and challenge our thinking and view of the world, which can grow stagnant over tim e
 
Each year, our students participate in the Campbell County Conservation District Art and Writing Contest.  This year, 3 of the 13 students who won the contest were from St. Thomas school.  The winners were:  Maura Eckerle (8th grade), Writing, School Winner,  Kaylie Scales (5th grade), 2nd Place, Art 3-5 County Winner and Maliya Daniels (2nd grade), 2nd Place, Art K-2 County Winner.  Congratulations Tomcats!


(L-R) Maura Eckerle, Kaylie Scales and Maliya Daniels
 
On Friday, January 18 at the basketball tournament, there will be a special 8th grade student recognition ceremony beginning at 8:15 pm .  Please keep these wonderful student leaders in your thoughts and prayers in the coming days!
 
The second quarter ends on Friday, January 11th. Please check your student(s) grades on Sycamore Education and if there are any questions, contact the teacher. Report cards will be available online on Friday, January 18 through Sycamore Education.
 
Senator Schroder will be at St. Thomas on Tuesday, January 15th at 1:30pm to do a presentation for the 4th and 5th graders. 
 
There is an early dismissal on Wednesday, 
January 16
th at 1:50pm
. Students may dress with a Spirit Wear shirt for FREE .  If they choose to be out of uniform the cost is $1 .  We plan to use the money to buy pizza for community workers during Catholic Schools Week.
Congratulations to the following 8 th grade students who will receive scholarships for their placement in the High School Placement Test (HSPT). Kellen Reed and Brennan DeMann received scholarships to Newport Central Catholic and Madeline Bruns and   Annalise Neurohr received scholarships to Notre Dame Academy.
 
(L to R) Madeline Bruns and Annalise Neurohr

Mark Your Calendars
 
Friday, January 11
5th and 8th grades
Duke Energy (STEM)
workshop
Monday, January 14
8th grade Confirmation
7:00pm in the church
Friday, January 18
9:00am Prayer Service
in the church
Day of Prayer/Penance for Life
 
8:15pm - Gym
8th Grade Recognition Ceremony
Monday - January 21
No School
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
Thursday, January 24
Geography Bee
3:15 - 4:00m
Classroom in Jr. High Hallway
Friday, January 25
K - 5th grades
NKU Women Basketball Game
Sunday, January 27
Open House
11:30am - 2:30pm
 
May this New Year of 2019 provide each of you with new journeys, new goals and the strength to embrace the new challenges that come your way.
 
Have a blessed week.
 
Deborah Flamm
Principal

For closures and delays, information will  be sent through Sycamore Education    in a  form of a text,
or voice message.
In addition, announcements can be heard
on Channels 5, 9, 12 and 19.
Things That Happened Around the School
Student Council would like to thank all 
who donated toys to Children's Hospital. 
They were so pleased to receive so many wonderful toys.


 
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Be the
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