January 14th Newsletter

Dates to Remember

January 16 – Connected Event for high school students in the STAA Gym (see information below)

January 17 – Dash for Cash Green Bay Gamblers orders & payment due (see information below)

January 19 – BOT Meeting – 6 pm – Elementary Campus

January 21 – Clothing Drive ends (see information below)

January 27 – Jean Day

January 29 – Dash for Cash with the Green Bay Gamblers (see information below)

January 30 – Catholic Schools Week begins

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Academy News

Come see two of Saint Thomas Aquinas Academy’s faculty participate in Dash for Cash with the Green Bay Gamblers on Saturday, January 29! There will be $10,000+ in cash spread out on center ice for Ms. Amy Aguiar (Pre-K 4 Para) and Mrs. Nikki Sotka (Middle/High Science) to dash for (with representatives from other schools participating as well). All monies collected will benefit each teacher's classroom. In addition, for every ticket purchased through STAA, $3 will be directly donated back to the school to benefit the entire Academy. Order forms for discounted tickets were sent home last week and are due along with payment by Monday, January 17. Checks should be made payable to Green Bay Gamblers. Please contact Mrs. Wozniak at kwozniak@staa-edu.us with any questions.


Please note that the January Board of Trustees monthly meeting will take place next Wednesday, January 19 at 6 pm at the STAA Elementary Campus and the February meeting will take place on Wednesday, February 16 at 6 pm at the STAA Marinette Campus Library.


Welcome New Students! We have had some new faces join STAA at each campus recently. A special welcome is extended to Gabriella Russell & Warner Sadowski in PK 3, Kayson Dolliver in 1st Grade, Braedyn Bender in 7th Grade, and Landyn Downs & Brooklyn Rennie in 9th Grade!


Busing Reminder for Parents: Please note that Monday, January 24 the Marinette Public Schools do not have school. However, STAA has a full day of school. The shuttle bus will run as usual in the morning, but will return the elementary students to the STAA Marinette Campus parking lot in the afternoon. Parents will need to pick up their children there. Please contact the office with any questions.

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High School News

High school students are encouraged to participate in a free event taking place this Sunday, January 16 at 2 pm in the STAA Gym. The event is called “Connected” and is meant to connect students with other Christians in the area; students from Marinette, Peshtigo, Stephenson, Menominee, and Crivitz will be in attendance. There will be games, speakers, a live band, and food. Students received a flyer this past week. Please visit Holy Family Parish’s Facebook page for more information.


The Hi-Q Team’s schedule is as follows:

Tuesday, January 18 @ UWGB Marinette – 10 am

Thursday, February 10 @ STAA – 10 am

Thursday, March 3 @ Gillett – 10 am

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Saint Vincent de Paul News

The Mini-Vinnies and Youth & Young Vincentians are currently collecting gently used items for the Clean out the Closet Clothing Drive until Friday, January 21. Donations may be brought in to either campus and will be given to the Saint Vincent de Paul Thrift Store. Thank you for your generosity!

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Local Parish News

St. Mary Parish in Peshtigo is building a Youth Choir! It is open to youth in grades 2 and up. Rehearsals will take place at 9 am on the Sundays that the youth are scheduled to sing (before 10 am Mass). The choir will sing on the second Sunday of every month. Please contact Mary Beth Pearce at 715-938-2868 or Loretta Rich at 715-923-9979 with questions.

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Athletic News

The Catholic Central Athletic Club Pizza Sale is underway! Order forms were sent home before Christmas Break and may be turned into the office by Friday, January 28; the final day to order is Wednesday, February 2. Pizzas may also be ordered by emailing the form directly to Dale Lange at dhlange@centurytel.net. Pizza making will take place on Friday, February 11.


Junior High Girls Basketball

January 17 – Crivitz - 4:30 pm (H)

January 18 @ Faith Christian (Coleman) – 4:30 pm

January 20 – Suring – 5 pm (H)


High School JV Basketball

January 18 – Oneida – 5:45 pm (H)

January 21 @ Crivitz – 5:45 pm


High School Basketball – Varsity

January 14 @ White Lake – 6:30 pm

January 18 – Oneida – 7:15 pm (H)

January 21 @ Crivitz – 7 pm

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