Make sure to register for Summer Camps as soon as possible, as camps that do not meet minimum enrollment will be cancelled next Friday, May 24. Camps in danger of being cancelled are: both weeks of Basketball Clinics for Grades 3-8, Basketball Clinic for Grades P-2 the week of June 24, both sessions of Camping with Coach, Clay Animation: Clay Arcade, Hand-Drawn Animation: Monsterz, Jumpstart Math, and LEGO Animation: Wacky Olympics. STS Summer Camps are exciting, hands-on, and are designed to inspire children to continue learning throughout the summer months. These camps are led by STS faculty, Clay Animation Network, and Coach Leo - there is lots of variety to choose from. Please see the full article for more information, including the link to register.
by Tammy Allen, 5th Grade Homeroom Teacher and Math Coordinator
St. Thomas School 4th-6th Graders have participated in the Washington Mathematics League Contest every year for the last nine years. This is the first year we have had 7th Graders participating as well. This year's awards ceremony took place during Chapel, on April 26th. Congratulations to all who placed! Please see full article for details on the contest and STS' winners!
By Julie Larson, Interim Director of the Early Learning Center & Extended Day
On a recent Thursday evening, ELC parents had the opportunity to engage in math activities alongside their children. This quote came to life as children and parents engaged in activities that offered different levels of learning and exploration, and fostered critical thinking skills. The outer circle of the St. Thomas School Journey image represents these critical thinking skills including applying, analyzing, synthesizing, evaluating, and reflecting. Critical thinking supports students in all areas of growth. It is not enough to "know" something; you must have ways to apply and use the knowledge in order for it to be relevant. These thinking skills came to life as parents and children engaged together. See full article for more.