Category: General

Terry Fox Run – Tuesday, October 6, 2020

Once again, St. Thomas Aquinas is pleased to be hosting the annual Terry Fox Run/Walk on Tuesday, October 6th, 2020. This year’s Terry Fox theme is “One Day. Your Way” Our route will be in the school grounds and students will walk with their class only, maintaining social distancing. 

This year, we will not be taking cash donations for this worthy cause, instead ... Continue reading "Terry Fox Run – Tuesday, October 6, 2020"

Rowan’s Law Day – Wear Purple on Oct. 2, 2020

Please join us in increasing awareness about concussions and to share  Rowan Stringer’s story, by wearing purple on Friday, October 2, 2020 as we acknowledge Rowan’s Law.

In 2018, a new law called Rowan’s Law was passed in Ontario. It will help protect people who play sports, or play active games in schools, help teachers, parents/guardians and coaches learn about preventing concussions, and ... Continue reading "Rowan’s Law Day – Wear Purple on Oct. 2, 2020"

Orange Shirt Day – Wednesday, September 30, 2020

Every Child Matters! Join us Wednesday, September 30 and  wear an orange shirt to commemorate the residential school experience, witness and honour the healing journey of Indigenous survivors and their families, and commit to the ongoing process of reconciliation.

Orange Shirt Day is a legacy of the St. Joseph Mission residential school commemoration event held in Williams Lake in the spring of 2013.  ... Continue reading "Orange Shirt Day – Wednesday, September 30, 2020"

STA Welcome to Kindergarten Website

We warmly welcome your family to the St. Thomas Aquinas (STA) community for the 2020-21 school year.  Under usual circumstances, the kindergarten team hosts an in-person Welcome To Kindergarten event for all children entering year one of kindergarten.  During this time teachers and early childhood educators (ECEs) have the opportunity to get to know your child during a First Impressions session.  Unfortunately, that will not ... Continue reading "STA Welcome to Kindergarten Website"

Georgina Food Pantry Drive May 19-21 at STA, POP & SBE

It is during moments of crisis and despair that as a community of faith, we come together to show kindness, care and solidarity. During this period of school and work closures, more families than ever before are in need of the Georgina Food Pantry’s services.

Last year, our Georgina Food Pantry provided food to more than 10,000 people, of which 34% were children.  ... Continue reading "Georgina Food Pantry Drive May 19-21 at STA, POP & SBE"

Pause to Play Challenge: April 20-24, 2020

Spring is here, which means it’s time to pause to PLAY! The annual pause to PLAY challenge in York Region schools encourages students to put TVs, gaming devices, tablets and computers on “pause” for one full week (Monday, April 20 to Friday, April 24) and become more physically active. The challenge is run annually in partnership with York Region ... Continue reading "Pause to Play Challenge: April 20-24, 2020"