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The Importance of Developing Socialization Skills at an Early Age

The skills children learn in preschool are invaluable. While the fundamental educational benefits of preschool such as literacy and numeracy are top of mind for parents, an often-overlooked...

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The Importance of Teaching Mindfulness in Today’s Digitally Connected Culture

As the world spins faster, here at St. Thomas School (STS) we make it a priority to press pause on our busy day-to-day responsibilities and teach the value of being present. We take pride in our...

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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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