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Middle School Debate: Top 5 in the PNW

Drum roll, please! The STS Middle School Debate Team, in its first year, came in the Top 5 in the Pacific Northwest Middle School Debate League. Fourteen independent schools are part of this league. Our Team One, made up of 8th and 7th Grade students Annie D., Lily H., and Sophie A., was undefeated in all three rounds. Lily won top novice for St. Thomas School and ranked twentieth out of all 200 tournament participants. Congratulations!

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DeLap Named to Newbery Award Committee

St. Thomas School librarian Dr. Alpha DeLap has been elected to serve on the 2020 Newbery Award Committee. Considered the "Oscar" of children's literature, the Newbery Medal was named for eighteenth-century British bookseller John Newbery. It is awarded annually by the Association of Library Service to Children, a division of the American Library Association, to the author of the most distinguished contribution to American literature for children.

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