Beginning in 2012, St. Thomas School added grades 7and 8 to offer a complete middle school to its students. This past June 12, St. Thomas School celebrated its first 8th Grade graduation, a milestone that marked the first full cycle in its expansion to become a complete Middle School.
Xanthus Communications has announced the addition of St. Thomas School in Medina, Washington, to its client list. Founded in 1951, St. Thomas School (STS) is one of the oldest schools in Washington State. As an independent, non-sectarian, early childhood, elementary and middle school, its mission is to instill within children a lifelong love of learning that helps them to develop the intellectual capacity and strength of character to lead, innovate and collaborate.
In 2014, St. Thomas School (STS) was one of only five schools in the USA selected to participate in the Microsoft Innovative Schools World Tour. Since then the school has been showcased to visitors and research teams as providing the optimum in learning environments. The school has hosted visiting delegation teams from Brazil, Morocco, New Zealand, Puerto Rico, Saudi Arabia, South Korea and Tasmania, as well as visitors from Microsoft Research, the Microsoft Surface team and Microsoft China. The delegation teams, composed of leaders in education, technology and government, are interested in how St. Thomas School uses technology in learning.