Daily Announcements








Suspicious Activity along Hempstead Avenue - Wednesday November 19, 2014
Early this afternoon at approximately 12:15 pm, a white male who appeared to be about 60 years of age followed a young woman who was walking along Hempstead Avenue. He was driving a bluish purple minivan in the vicinity of HANC of West Hempstead. The male repeatedly asked the woman to get into his van. The woman refused and fled into a nearby building.

The Nassau County Police Department has been contacted regarding this incident. If you have any information regarding this incident, please forward it to the police at 1-800-244-TIPS or submit the information online at Nassau County Crime Stoppers Website.

Principal's Day November 19, 2014

Our students celebrated the joy of learning around the globe by connecting with their Russian pen pals on skype! The students of the Demyanovo Secondary School in Kirov, Russia exchanged ideas and topics on culture and curriculum! Thank you Ms. Durante for arranging this most valuable learning experience! 




  Our 6th grade students skyped with students in South Africa at the Grahamstown Diocesan School. Part of the Global Read Along project, our students discussed the components of the book, "One for the Murphys." Thank you Mrs. Conte for spearheading this school wide event and connecting with these wonderful students!



Backyard Players Drama Company Presents...
On Your Mark, Get Set, SHOW!

Flyers were distributed to students in grades 2 through 8 describing a new club at STA! Practice in cooperation and teamwork while exploring Improv, Sketch Comedy, Threatre Games are all components of this club.

Mondays from dismissal till 4PM January through March. Students will perform original skits on the last day of class, March 9th, for their families.

Forms and fees to be returned to Backyard Players.


In the spirit of Christmas, our National Junior Honor Society students are supporting Toys for Tots!
Please donate a toy for a child for Christmas. No weapons....original package....not wrapped.

Donations accepted from November 17th through December 12th.



The beauty and innocence of our children is so evident when listening to their sweet voices speak!  Enjoy their recitations on the saints. We honor their lives as examples for us to follow.





Halloween Party 2014!



Please support the National Junior Honor Society's project helping homeless teens by running "Teens for Jeans." Sponsored by Aeropostale, teen and junior size jeans are collected to give to those less fortunate.

Please send your jeans to school from October 23rd through November 23rd. Support our mission statement:

To Teach, Build Community and Serve....
  



St. Thomas the Apostle School is committed to being a "BUCKET FILLING SCHOOL!"

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Interfaith education provides our students with an appreciation for the diversity that exists on our planet. We learn that our similarities are greater than our differences! It fosters respect for all of God's children bringing peace in our world!
It all begins with the children....
 
St. Thomas the Apostle School has been designated a lead school for the Tony Blair Faith Foundation. This honor distinguishes us as leaders in providing training to educators in faith principles and forerunners in technological advances including distance learning videoconferences around the globe for our students.

 
 
 
The students, teachers and parents of St. Thomas the Apostle School are committed to creating an environment of mutual understanding and cooperation.
 
We work together to strive towards excellence on a daily basis.
We recognize the uniqueness each child brings to our school and we celebrate it!
 
We thank our Lord for His most precious gift to us-the children!

From the Principal

We strive to teach, build community and to serve members of our school environment with faith.






Monday, November 24
K-8 ELA Curriculum Mtg. Dismissal

Tuesday, November 25
School Mass 9AM

Wednesday, November 26
End of Trimester 1
Parent Portal Closed
Thanksgiving Show 10AM
12 noon dismissal
no uniforms
dress down day
Thursday, November 27
Thanksgiving Day
School Closed
Friday, November 28
School Closed

Sunday, November 30
1st Sunday of Advent

Monday, December 1
Trimester 2 Begins
K-8 Math Curriculum Mtg.Dismissal
Parent Club Mtg. 8PM Faculty Rm.
Christmas Shoppe Setup
Thursday, December 4
Parent Teacher Conferences
5:30-8:30PM
PreSchool-Gr.8
Last Names A-L  only

Band
Friday, December 5
Pizza Class 6-8 Sponsors

Sunday, December 7
2nd Sunday of Advent
Family Mass 10:30AM

Today, 11/23/2014
High: 53 Low: 50
Mostly cloudy
6% chance of precipitation.
Tomorrow, 11/24/2014
High: 67 Low: 49
Rain likely
58% chance of precipitation.