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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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Choosing the Right School for Your Child and Your Family

 Choosing the right school for your child and your family can be a daunting task. When determining what educational community will be a good fit, I encourage parents to understand the unique...

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The "Why" and "How" Behind Integrating Technology to Transform Learning

The evergreen conversation about the need to integrate technology is prevalent among school leaders. However, the lack of focus on why and how to integrate the technology is what is often missing...

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Spirituality in Schools: The Link Between Spirituality, Health and Academic Success

Being in touch with our own values and having a sense of purpose that guides our life is what some define as spirituality. For some, spirituality relates to religious practices and organizations,...

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Coding: A Foundational Skill for All Students

Over the past few years there has been a growing movement to make coding a core part of school curriculum alongside reading, writing and math. Organizations such as Code.org, a nonprofit founded...

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