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A Checklist for Choosing a Preschool Early Learning Program

Choosing a preschool early learning program that is a good fit for your child can be an exciting, as well as overwhelming, process. As a parent, you want to be confident that you decide on the...

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Using Data & Technology to Improve Instruction

Assessing data collected in the classroom has had a transformative impact on educators’ abilities to inform instruction, differentiate learning and identify students’ strengths and weaknesses....

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Empathy and Problem Solving: How Teaching the Power of Thoughtful Questioning Fosters More Intelligent Problem Solvers

Empathy is becoming a central component to classroom instruction and rising to the top of many school’s curriculum, as well as a timely topic of discussion within the corporate world. It’s a...

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Demystifying Financial Aid

At STS, we recognize an independent school education is a significant investment in your child’s future and we strive to make STS accessible to any student that is prepared to meet the standards...

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STS Alumna Mackenzie Williams Named Jefferson Scholar, Earns Full Ride to University of Virginia

St. Thomas School alumna Mackenzie Williams may be a born communicator, but it is her innate competitive nature that has carried her to a major apex in her young life.

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Teaching Empathy Leads to More Inspired Leaders

 

Empathy. It's a word we hear a lot, but experience far less. Recently, the value of empathy has taken center stage in the corporate world, reminding leaders, teams and companies that empathy...

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SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT: Completing Our Campus

 

For over 65 years, St. Thomas School (STS) has created a lasting legacy in Medina, educating thousands of children, focusing on Character, Curriculum and Community. These three essential...

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Alumni Spotlight: Katherine Reynolds Exemplifies Hard Work and Determination

Grit: perseverance, self-discipline, determination. It's what separates the best from the rest. It's what defines professional soccer player, and St. Thomas School alumna, Katherine Reynolds....

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New Ways to Think About Scaling Impact

 

Many of the top performing organizations in the social sector are focused on "scaling up" to expand services and reach larger populations. However, I was recently reminded about the importance...

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Resources for Talking to Kids About Traumatic Events

Parenting during times of crisis in our nation, community, or family can often be a challenge. What do you say? What do you not say? How much should our children know? What if I feel they already...

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