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Welcome to St. Thomas Aquinas Academy

We are a fully-accredited Catholic school offering a high school preparatory curriculum in a faith-based, supportive learning environment.  We offer full-day K4 and K5 through 8th grade.  As Catholic educators, we provide a solid curriculum that fosters critical thinking, academic achievement and collaborative processes to prepare students for high school.  Beginning in K4, students learn computers, Spanish, music, art, physical education, and health.  Seventh and 8th grade students also participate in Project Lead The Way, a pre-engineering class.  

Catholic Christian values are at the heart of our school.  From K4 through 8th grade, children celebrate daily prayer, weekly mass, and student-led prayer services.  Priests from our cluster parishes join students for religion class. 

Students may participate in a variety of extracurricular activities, including soccer, volleyball, basketball, choir, hand bells, and our annual school play.


Enrollment is Now Open

Enrollment is now open for the 2017-2018 school year!  We invite you to contact our office manager, Janine Hubbell, at 414-744-1214 for enrollment information and to request a tour. 


Our Mission

St. Thomas Aquinas Academy is a vibrant Catholic learning community, empowering and preparing future leaders for lifelong stewardship through an academically challenging and faith-centered environment. 


Our 2016-2017 Theme:

"Seek God in All Things"

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Auction


The 2017 Auction
 

Auction


The 2017 Auction
 

Join us for "An Evening in Paris"

Saturday, May 20, 2017
5:30pm to midnight
Oak Creek Community Center

Join us for one of the most fun, formal, adults-only nights of the school year!  Enjoy happy hour with a signature cocktail, a sit-down dinner presented by Saz's Catering, a silent and live auction, and all the dancing your feet can handle.  All money raised at the auction remains at STAA!

Tickets are on sale now with an early bird discount until March 31! 

  • $45 per individual
  • $90 per couple
  • $350 per table of eight

Tickets must be purchased in advance.  No tickets will be sold at the door.  All tickets will be electronic this year (no paper tickets will be issued). 

Stop by the school office or contact Janine at hubbellj@staamke.org to purchase tickets.

Click HERE for more auction details.


Seeking Donations and Sponsorships

Do you have connections to a business that may be willing to make an in-kind or monetary donation or even help sponsor our event?  Let us know! 

We are seeking donations of gift cards of all types and values.  If you have a gift card lying around that you're never going to use, donate it! 

Have a favorite bottle of wine you wouldn't mind donating to the auction?  We'll take it!

Every little bit helps.  Drop items off in the school office or contact Janine at hubbellj@staamke.org. 

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Annoucements


"I can play sports, do scouts, or join the school play."

Annoucements


"I can play sports, do scouts, or join the school play."


Aladdin is Coming!

March 23-26

Save the date for STAA's 2017 school play--Aladdin!  Performance times to be announced soon. 

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Volunteer Ops


Volunteer Ops


Parents, STAA is Your School Too!

Consider getting involved in your child's school experience.  STAA extends a lot of wonderful opportunities for parents to join committees, teams, projects, and lend a hand here and there.  Whether you're a working parent or stay-at-home, there is truly something for everyone and our committees are always looking for parents who are willing to help.

Join Us for Upcoming Committee Meetings

If you've been thinking about joining or even just occasionally participating in committee meetings or committee-sponsored events, feel free to join us in the school library for the following meeting(s):

  • Athletics Committee:  Monday, February 20 at 5:30 pm
  • Auction Committee:  Tuesday, February 21 at 6:00 pm

Please Consider Volunteering During an Athletic Event

Our parent volunteers help make our athletic programs strong.  The kids are grateful to be able to participate in games and tournaments in our home gym, but we can't do these without your help.  We are always in need of parent volunteers for admissions, concessions, set-up, and/or clean-up.  Even if your kids don't participate in sports, they may enjoy spending time with their friends at a game while you help out.  Please consider volunteering!  

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Principal's Message


"Learning about God helps me be a better friend."

Principal's Message


"Learning about God helps me be a better friend."

Mr. Heding's Message

Greetings and welcome to the St. Thomas Aquinas Academy Website!

We are very pleased to have you spend time visiting us online. Our mission at STAA is to provide students and families with a vibrant learning community, preparing our students for a life of discipleship, leadership, stewardship, and academic success. St. Thomas Aquinas Academy has built a tradition of excellence through strong faith formation and high academic expectations. We look forward to having the opportunity to offer a positive learning experience for your child(ren).

STAA is also proud to be chosen as a first cohort school in the Seton Catholic Schools initiative in Milwaukee. Our staff and students will be provided with additional support staff, academic resources, and new technology to bring an exciting learning environment to our students.

We know that choosing a school for your child is difficult. Allow us the opportunity to give you faith in the decision you make. If you have any questions or would like to request a tour, please call us at 414-744-1214. 

Blessings!

Dan Heding, Principal

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Seton


"As a parent, I love the school's strong sense of community and spirit!"

Seton


"As a parent, I love the school's strong sense of community and spirit!"

The 2016-2017 school year is going to be exciting for us!  We are one of nine Milwaukee County Catholic schools chosen to implement an exceptional educational model and be a part of the collaborative network of Seton Catholic Schools.  

As part of this new initiative by the Archdiocese of Milwaukee,  we are now collaborating as an active network that is strengthening the educational, community, and faith experiences of students, staff and community members.

Collaboration has a rich history in the Archdiocese of Milwaukee. More than twenty years ago, education pioneers in areas like Beaver Dam and Waukesha redefined how we approach Catholic education – both in the classroom and in administrative support. Today, 24 of the 97 Catholic elementary schools in the archdiocese exist due to mergers of previously independent parish schools.

Seton Catholic Schools continues this tradition of collaboration that has worked relentlessly to improve education for the children of Milwaukee County. Moving into the future, this network seeks to improve student academic performance as part of the Seton Approach. It’s a holistic educational model for success.

As participants in the Milwaukee and Wisconsin Parental Choice programs, Catholic education is becoming more accessible for families of all socio-economic backgrounds through Seton Catholic Schools. The network promotes engagement between the school, parish and community.

By strengthening schools, the parishes and neighborhoods will also be strengthened: after all, it is said – it takes a village to raise a child.

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Contact


Contact


Contact Us

Dan Heding, Principal

hedingd@staamke.org

Janine Hubbell, Office Manager

hubbellj@staamke.org

414-744-1214

 

341 East Norwich Street, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53207

P: 414-744-1214      F: 414-744-8340