Newsletter Archive

August 21, 2020

Hello St. Thomas the Apostle School Family 😊 Week 1 – whew! We’ve done it and with only some minor hiccups. It is bound to get smoother as we go along. […]

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March 30, 2020

Dear St. Thomas Family: It seems odd to be writing this without the sound of children’s laughter and activity outside my office door, but right now it is very quiet […]

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March 13, 2020

Dear St. Thomas Family: In the midst of all the confusion and concern, I hope you are taking time to reassure your children that they are okay and God is […]

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March 12, 2020

Dear St. Thomas Family: Attached is an announcement from he Office of Catholic Schools and Our Diocese. Just to add our perspective: St. Thomas the Apostle School is in full […]

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March 6, 2020

Dear St. Thomas Family: Read-a-Thon has ended, and we read almost 600 hours outside of school!  The three winners of Barnes & Noble gift cards are Ryan Marquez 1st grade […]

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February 28, 2020

Dear St. Thomas Family: We have had a busy and productive week. Lent has officially started with our Mass on Ash Wednesday where Father helped us see the positive things […]

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February 14, 2020

Dear St. Thomas Family: Happy St. Valentine’s Day!  This morning Tamara Saba enlightened us with a brief history of who was St. Valentine and why he is associated with love. […]

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February 7, 2020

Dear St. Thomas Family: We have had so much fun last week and this week!  Catholic Schools Week brought us daily activities such as Grandparents Day, Mass, and wearing various […]

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January 31, 2020

Dear St. Thomas Family What a great Catholic Schools Week it has been!  We had so many Grandparents come to our Mass and Lunch, and the students loved being with […]

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January 24, 2020

Dear St. Thomas Family: This Sunday marks the beginning of Catholic Schools Week, and we have lots of activities planned to celebrate our beloved school. Monday, January 27:  Students may […]

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January 17, 2020

Dear St. Thomas Family:  Winter sports begin this week.  Please be sure your child has turned in all paperwork and fees.  Without all paperwork and fees, an athlete may not […]

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November 8, 2019

Dear St. Thomas Family: November seems to be our month to express gratitude. Thanksgiving, of course, will be upon us soon, and the holiday's very name indicates that we should […]

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November 1, 2019

We are in the month of November!  How did that happen?  It seems like school just started last week! Okay…now the time crunch gets serious.  Counting today, we have 13 […]

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Halloween Newsletter

October 29, 2019 Dear St. Thomas Family: I know this is an unusual time to receive a newsletter, but the last two weeks have been out of the normal run […]

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October 11, 2019

Dear St. Thomas Family: After three years of trying, we finally got our internet upgraded to fiber optics!  All our tech problems are not yet solved, but we have made […]

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October 4, 2019

Dear St. Thomas Family: Just a few words about the new Drop-Off, Parking, and Pick Up Procedures:  I know that the fence/gate configuration can be tricky.  We must wait patiently […]

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September 20, 2019

Dear St. Thomas Family: By now you have noticed our new “Drop Off” pattern.  It seems to be working well.  Thanks to Mr. and Mrs. Haynes for providing the new […]

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September 13, 2019

September 13, 2019 Dear St. Thomas Family: Now that we are settling into the Fall routine, we can look forward to our big events coming up soon: Car Show and Family […]

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September 6, 2019

Dear St. Thomas Family: Thank you for your patience with our new fence and gate situation.  We will be getting electronic entry soon, but right now, if you drive up […]

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August 30, 2019

Dear St. Thomas Family: AT the start of this long weekend, we have so many things to be grateful for:  Our families, our friends, our abilities to laugh and work […]

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July 25, 2019

Dear St. Thomas Family, I hope your summer has gone well with plenty of time for family fun, rest, and rejuvenation. Since school begins in less than a month, I […]

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School Uniform Information

School uniforms can be purchased at: AMDG  Uniforms 7101 Jurupa Ave. Suite # 2 Riverside, CA  92504 (951) 343-4062   Hours, beginning August 1st:  Monday- Saturday 10:00am You may also […]

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Immunization Requirements

Immunization Requirements for  School Year 2019-2020 Students admitted at TK/K-12 Need: -Diphtheria, Tetanus, and Pertussis (DTaP, DTP, Tdap, or Td) — 5 doses  (4 doses OK if one was given […]

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June 7, 2019

Dear St. Thomas Family: We have reached our last day of school for this year!  I hope you and your family have a blessed and safe summer. We have received […]

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May 31, 2019

Dear St. Thomas Family: Eighth Grade Graduation!  One more week to go for everyone else!  Is it Summer yet? Our 8th grade went on their class trip to Disneyland yesterday.  […]

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May 24, 2019

Dear St. Thomas Family: In one week our 8th graders will be graduating.  Two weeks from now our school year will end.  The time has seemed to fly by, although […]

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May 17, 2019

Dear St. Thomas Family In just 3 more weeks, school will be over and our vacation begins.  Friday, June 7, is our last day.  In addition, it’s a half day, […]

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May 10, 2019

Dear St. Thomas Families: Happy Mother’s Day to all our Moms and Those who step in for Mom!  Whoever it is that provides care for a child or children so […]

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May 3, 2019

Dear St. Thomas Family: We are back and have about 5 weeks of school left (4 if your student is an 8th grader). These last weeks are critically important for […]

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April 18, 2019

Dear St. Thomas Family: First let me wish you all a Happy and Blessed Easter. We have all earned a break, and I hope you and your family will take […]

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April 5, 2019

Dear St. Thomas Family: We have less than 2 weeks until Easter Week and our Easter break begins. This school year seems to be flying by. By now I hope […]

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April 1, 2019

Dear St. Thomas Family: It is my sad duty to inform you that the school and the church were burglarized over the weekend. The church suffered a damaged door and […]

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March 29, 2019

Dear St. Thomas Family: Can you believe we are at the end of March? The year seems to have flown by. I do have some sad news that has affected […]

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March 22, 2019

Dear St. Thomas Family: As we move through Lent, we are so pleased to see our children taking responsibility for Stations of the Cross.  Each week a different class presents […]

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March 15, 2019

Dear St. Thomas Family: We are adding a new way to pay tuition and fees for our families.  You may now pay by credit or debit card at the Bookkeeper’s […]

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March 8, 2019

Dear St. Thomas Family: First, let me thank all the volunteers, parents, students, teachers, and staff who made Family Fun Days possible!    We also thank Our Lord Who held […]

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February 22, 2019

February 22, 2019 Dear St. Thomas Family: Just one more week until Family Fun Days!  Let’s pray for no rain and enough people to make it a great event!  Saturday, […]

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February 15, 2019

Dear St. Thomas Family: It has been an exciting week:  Our student, Isidro Jiz, placed third in the Diocesan Spelling Bee on Tuesday.  We are very proud of him for […]

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February 7, 2019

Dear St. Thomas Family: We had our Early Bird drawing for the Family Fun Day Raffle!  Winner of $150.00 worth of Stater Bros. Gift Cards is Mrs. Evelyn Wojtowicz…Congratulations!  Get […]

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December 18, 2018 Newsletter

December 18, 2018 Dear St. Thomas Family: I am writing our final newsletter of the year today instead of Wednesday because the performance will take up too much time for […]

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School Article for Church Newsletter

St. Thomas the Apostle School News Let me wish you all a belated Happy New Year!  The whole St. Thomas School Family prays your year starts and ends in prayer, […]

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December 14, 2018

Dear St. Thomas Family, This week has been full of Christmas cheer! The students are busily rehearsing their performances for the next week's Christmas Program (Wednesday, December 19, students arrive […]

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November 16, 2018

Dear St. Thomas Family: As we prepare for Thanksgiving, we have been reminding the students to pray for those who do not have enough to eat, maybe have no one […]

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August 31, 2018

Dear St. Thomas Family: Our first full week has gone by quickly, and we all are feeling comfortable in our classrooms. The few TK students that wanted “Mommy or Daddy” […]

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August 10, 2018

Welcome back, St. Thomas Family: School begins in a bit over a week, and we are working to get our classrooms ready. One announcement that must be made: We bid […]

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