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Friday, November 11, 2016

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Save the date, November 16th is STA Give Day!
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STA Give Day 2016

GiveDay is an extraordinary day of giving Saint Thomas Academy. Every gift has an impact on students and faculty. Thanks to your generosity, students will be able to attend the Academy, purchase a uniform, and allow physical changes to the campus that provide better learning centers.

Veteran's Day Program

Thank you to all of those in our community who have served and continue to serve this great country. Your sacrifice is what allows us to live our lives freely. Thank you Veteran's! 

If you were not able to watch today's program live you can still watch the recorded event at 

Alumni News  

Timothy Grundhauser '88 was featured in a great Pioneer Press article about community members that have followed their passions to success in unusual jobs! Click here for the full story!

RF Moeller, owned and operated by Bobby Moeller '86, and Mark Moeller, father of James Moeller '98, are launching an antique jewlery e-commerce startup. Click here for the story!

Frederic W. Contino '99 has been accepted to the bar in Vermont this past month and is practicing law at the Law Offices of Kramer and Vangel in Brattleboro.

We are saddened to report that the following people from the ST(M)A community have recently passed away

  • Curtis Bute: Father of Tom Bute '84 and Paul Bute '76. Grandfather of Michael Palmer '09, Andrew Bute '10, Matthew Bute '15 and Sam Bute '19
  • John Morse: Grandfather of Parker Morse '19 
  • Joan Welsh: Mother of John Welsh '75, and William Welsh '78. Grandmother of Capt. Raymond Welsh III '00, F. Charlie Welsh '03, and Daniel Lumbar '14.

  Volunteer Opportunities 

Bill Foussard '72 and co-founder of Thanksgiving Meals on Wheels, is asking for help staffing the phone bank in preparation for this year's Thanksgiving. Volunteers are needed weekdays (October 31-November 23) for two shifts (9:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. and 1:00-4:00 p.m.) at Bill's house in Highland Park. If you are able to help, please send Bill an email with dates and times you are available. 


Cadet Youth Wrestling


Come give wrestling a try with no needed experience! Open to all students K-8. Practices are every Monday and Thursday from Novermber 21st through February. Practice time is from 6:30 - 7:30 pm. Cost is $150 dollars per student and includes headgear, singlet, and t-shirt. If you have any further questions contact Nick McCarthy! 


Upcoming School Events 

Vista productions presents, The Spitfire Grill
November 11th, 12th & 18th @ 7:30PM, November 13 & 20 @ 2:00PM
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STA GIVE DAY - 24 Hours of Generosity
Wednesday, November 16, 2016

Monthly Alumni Mass
Friday, November 18, 2016, 7:15am

Cadet Colonial Promotions
Wednesday, November 23, 2016

Feast of the Immaculate Conception
Wednesday, December 8, 2016, 9:00am
All are invited! 

Alumni Christmas Gathering
Wednesday, December 14, 2016, 5:30-9:00pm
Mendakota Country Club 

Prayer of St. Thomas Aquinas

Grant, O merciful God, that I may ardently desire, prudently examine, truthfully acknowledge, and perfectly accomplish what is pleasing to Thee for the praise and glory of Thy name. Amen.

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