Welcome

Welcome to St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic School's website!

We hope to take some time to browse around our website.  We are a tiny school big in personality and family values!  Students of all faiths are welcome!  We offer academic excellence in a faith-based learning environment.  Our students treat each other with respect not because we say so, but because Jesus taught us to love our neighbors.  Families are encouraged to volunteer in a variety of ways and welcome here!   

 

Registration for 2016-17

St. Thomas School is accepting registrations for the 2016-17 school year!

We will have FREE preschool for the upcoming 2016-17 School Year!

Look under the Home tab for printable forms!

We look forward to working with your family!

School Uniforms

Did you know that St. Thomas School is transitioning to school uniforms?  We are excited to announce that students will be required to wear uniforms on Thursdays this year, which happens to be the day we all attend Mass!  Find our uniform policy here and pick up your color swatch at the school office when registering!

Photo Albums

Mission and Philosphy Statements

Mission Statement: 

St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic School is committed to the development of each students as a well-rounded contributing member of our religious and secular communities.  The educational process encompasses all phases of a child's development from preschool through grade eight.  Working together, faculty, family, and parish create the learning environment for the success of each child.  We do not discriminate according to race, color, religious belief or ethnic origin. 

 

Philosophy Statement:

Each child is a unique being from God, and we are committed to developing a Christ-centered environment which fosters children's ability to reach their full potential.  Each child will be given a sense of justice and global awareness as a dimension of living their faith. 

Staff

Office Hours

Regular Office Hours
Monday - Friday
8am - 4pm

Summer Hours
June - August
Mon, Tues, and Thurs.
10am - 1pm

Smart Tuition

St. Thomas School uses Smart Tuition to process payments.

St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Parish

Visit our Church's website for more information about parish events.

Father Ben Welcomes You!

Dear (potential) families of St. Thomas Aquinas School,

 

Jesus told his disciples, and now says to us: “Let the children come to me, and do not  hinder them; for to such belongs the kingdom of heaven” (Matthew 19:14).  

 

In my priestly ministry I take this charge from Jesus seriously.  It is our job to pass on the faith to the  next generation and this is one of your primary duties as parents.  It is one of mine as well.  I want you to know of my prayers and support  as you continue to fulfill this noble task and thank you to your yes to be parents! 

 

I come from an education background (my Mom and Dad and aunt  are all retired health and physical education teachers).  I knew from an early age that I wanted to be  a teacher and I received a degree in high school math teaching from the College  of St. Scholastica in 2006.  What I  didn’t know until more recently that my life would be devoted to teaching the  Catholic faith rather than a subject matter!

 

I am very excited for the future of St. Thomas Aquinas  School.  We have a lot of potential for  growth—the harvest (of potential students) is abundant!  I have already  experienced the excitement and generosity from our faithful in their spiritual  and financial support to rebuild the great traditions we have. 

 

I will do my best to facilitate a Catholic and Christian  atmosphere for your students by working with our principal, teachers, parents  and students on a daily basis.  I  consider a priest’s presence at any Catholic school to be of utmost importance  and I look forward to working with everyone involved in your child’s education  and formation.

 

My goal is to help make St. Thomas Aquinas an excellent and  financially viable option for you as you discern what path to take for your  child’s education.  If you are  considering registering your child for this fall, please fill out the  registration form and turn it into the parish or school office.  If financial concerns are present, please  contact our principal—Dawn Flesland—or myself to discuss different options for  your family.  My prayer is that no family  who wants to enroll their students would be deterred by the cost of  tuition.  If we all make  sacrifices—within the parish and school budgets, by the generosity of the  faithful and your personal budgeting—I believe Catholic education can and will  be affordable.

 

Know of my daily prayers and please continue to support our  mission of leading our children to Jesus.   St. Thomas Aquinas, patron of our parish and patron of all students,  pray for us!

 

God Bless,

Fr. Ben Hadrich

Pastor