School News and Events

An Important Back-to-School Message From Our President

August 23, 2017

Dear IMS community,

With so much turmoil happening in our world and in our country, it is troublesome to have to live and grow up in a place where so much hatred exists. However, it is good to remember our …

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Happy St. Patrick’s Day!

March 17, 2017

What a mess the Leprechaun made in K1!!!!


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Big Thanks to Villanova Students!!!

March 10, 2017

Villanova students spent time with STA students during their spring break.

Special Thank You to Rachel and Bethany at the Aquinas Center for helping make this day possible!

villanova students visit st thomas aquinas catholic school in south philly



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STA United: Rally to Restore Scholarships

November 24, 2015

STA would like to thank the parents and students who participated in BLOC’s rally to demand that Governor Wolf restore low-income scholarships

“Pennsylvania is in danger of losing $150 million in philanthropic dollars and over 45,000 scholarships—the majority of which

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Join us for our Fall Community Day!

November 10, 2015

You are invited to attend our community day. We hope to see you there!

Copy of Thank you for attending the

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It’s Not too Late to Enroll Your Child for the 2015-16 School Year

September 25, 2015

Independence Mission Schools, like St. Thomas Aquinas in South Philly, deliver an affordable, values-based education, taught in the Catholic tradition, for students of all faiths from across the city. Our innovative education programs for grades Pre-K to 8 help students …

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School Closed Sept 23-28 for Papal Visit

September 10, 2015

St. Thomas Aquinas will be closed Wednesday September 23 through Monday September 28th due to the Pope’s visit and the World Meeting of Families.






Questions? Contact the main office at 215-334-0878.…

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Re-Enrollment Opens for Current Families January 19!

January 16, 2015

The word is out! St. Thomas Aquinas enrollment is up for the second straight year. Don’t loose your student’s place in class. Current St. Thomas Aquinas families are invited to re-enroll for the 2015-16 school year beginning January 19. …

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