Grade 9 Take our Kids to Work Day

Take Our Kids to Work Day is taking place on Wednesday, November 14th, 2018. This an annual event where students step into their future for a day and get a glimpse into the working world Students must return the permission form to their period 1 teacher by Monday Nov 5th 2018. For extra permission forms please visit or come into STA’s guidance office. … Continue reading

Sneaker Drive

For students at Saint Thomas Aquinas, getting an education and enrolling in sports is accessible for everyone. Students go on to pursue higher education, scholarships, and careers. Skills learned at school, or at practice, improve students’ ability to work as a team, help them build character, give them better self-esteem, and teach them how to be leaders. These are all skills that an individual will use for the rest of their lives. For children in Ghana, these opportunities are minimal and sometimes inaccessible. Limited education, lack of funding, and the lack of resources are a reality for the children of … Continue reading

SHAD – Empowering Change Makers

The application for SHAD 2019 is officially open and is due by November 19. A PDF version of our brochure is also available. SHAD is for you: High potential students spend July living at a university while engaging in hands-on learning in STEAM & Entrepreneurship SHAD looks for grade 10, 11 or 12 students who are: involved in their communities, creative & keen learners A range of bursaries are available, ensuring the program is accessible to students with demonstrated financial need. Last year, we awarded over one million dollars in bursaries and scholarships. We hope to see you join the SHAD Network of over … Continue reading

What is SEAC?

Welcome Back! As we start a new school year, the members of SEAC wanted to take a minute to let you know who we are and what we do. Did you know that there is a committee in each school board or school authority that provides important and relevant advice on Special Education? This committee is known as the Special Education Advisory Committee or SEAC. SEAC is made up of school board trustees and representatives of local associations with a common goal of protecting the interests and well-being of exceptional children or adults. Associations currently represented on HCDSB SEAC are: Association … Continue reading

Breakfast Program

Did you know that St. Thomas Aquinas CSS provides ALL students with access to healthy food at school? A Breakfast Program has been running in partnership with Halton Food for Thought (HFFT) since 2006. This program is open to all students free of charge and breakfast is available every morning prior to the start of period one class, Monday to Friday, from 7:30 a.m. until 8:10 a.m. All food prepared and served at our Breakfast Program meets Ministry of Child and Youth Services Nutrition Guidelines and follow Safe Food Handling practices. To continue this successful program, we need your help! … Continue reading