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Sunday, January 22, 2023



*Reminders for this week…


   -Monday…Hot Lunch (K-8th)  Philo Tavern Spaghetti

   -Monday…Girls Volleyball Away Game (8th Gr Only)

   -Tuesday…Pie an 8th Grader at 11:00 a.m./Schumacher Gym

   -Tuesday…Girls Volleyball Away Game

   -Thursday…Home Girls Volleyball Game/Trost Gym

   -Friday…Wear Mass Day Attire

   -Friday…Mass Time Change for Children’s Mass – 10:00 a.m. at St. Thomas Church/All Are Welcome

   -Saturday…8th Grade Boys Basketball Regional Tournament

   -Saturday…Mass Participation for CSW

   -Saturday…PTO Glow Dance for All Families (PK-8th) at 5:00 p.m./Schumacher Gym (Door B)

   -Sunday…Mass Participation for CSW


*Pie an 8th Grader…Ticket prices are $1/ticket or $10 for 12 tickets (number of 8th graders) or Mr. Miller’s Arm Length for $20.  The 8th graders will be pied on Tuesday, January 24th at 11:00 a.m.  Money raised helps with the 8th grade class trip.


*Trivia Night Cash Sponsorships/Package Sponsors

Be a Bronze Tiger Sponsor with your gift and in-kind donation

Be a Silver Tiger Sponsor for a $200 donation

Be a Gold Tiger Sponsor for a $1,000 donation (includes a trivia table and a vinyl banner hung in the Robert H. Trost Gym for one year). 

Call the school office for more details.


*St. Thomas School Trivia Night will take place on Saturday, February 25, 2023. Tables are $240, which fit 8 or fewer players, and a mulligan for each round of questions. To purchase your trivia table, go to https://event.gives/23trivia.  If you have any questions, please email Tracy Cain at tcain@stthomasphilo.org or call the school office at 217-684-2309. 


*Calendar/Raffle Tickets….our winner for Monday, January 16th was Debbie Reinhart.  She won $50.  It was sold by the Miller Family.  Congratulations!


Monday, January 23rd

*Map Testing (K-8th)/During School Hours

*Spirit Wear Day

*Hot Lunch (K-8th)—Philo Tavern’s Spaghetti

*Calendar Drawing ($50)

*6:00 p.m.—Girls Volleyball Game @ Trinity Lutheran (8th Gr Only)


Tuesday, January 24th

*Map Testing (K-8th)/During School Hours

*4th Grade Band

*NO 5th Grade Band

*7:30 a.m.—Choir Practice

*11:00 a.m.—Pie an 8th Grader/Schumacher Gym/All are Welcome

*3:00 p.m.—Running Club

*5:30 p.m.—Girls Volleyball Game @ Deland-Weldon


Wednesday, January 25th

*Map Testing (K-8th)/During School Hours

*8:30 a.m.—Devotions/St. Thomas Church


Thursday, January 26th

*Map Testing (K-8th)/During School Hours

*Advanced Band

*5th Grade Band

*7:30 a.m.—Choir Practice

*3:00 p.m.—Running Club

*6:00 p.m.—Boys Basketball Game @ Shiloh

*6:00 p.m.—Home Girls Volleyball Game/Trost Gym


Friday, January 27th – NOTICE CHILDREN’S MASS TIME IS 10:00 A.M.

*Map Testing (K-8th)/During School Hours

*4th Grade Band

*Advanced Band

*7:30 a.m.—Bucket Drumming

*Wear Mass Day Attire (K-8th)

*10:00 a.m.—Children’s Mass (K-8th)/St. Thomas Church/All are Welcome/The Mass will be Live Streamed through our school website/This Mass will be prepared by the 5th Graders

*11:00 a.m.—Boys Basketball Pep Rally/Trost Gym/All are Welcome


Saturday, January 28th

*8th Grade Boys Regionals Tournament

*Mass Participation at 4:00 p.m. Mass/St. Thomas Church

*5:00 p.m.—PTO Glow Dance for All Families (PK-8th)/Schumacher Gym/Door B


Sunday, January 29th

*Mass Participation at all Masses/St. Thomas Church & St. Mary’s Church

*6:30 p.m.—Youth Group (8th-12th)/St. Dominic Room



**Hotdog Athletic Luncheons…Sign up for future lunches at



**Silent Fundraiser Flyer…Please consider supporting STS by: (1) Making Gift Card Purchases through STS (Casey’s and McDonald’s Gift Cards are now available) & (2) Making STS a charity of choice when making Amazon purchases.


**St. Thomas School collects used printer cartridges all year to recycle for coupons to use towards the purchase of office/teacher supplies.  If you or your company have any to recycle, please leave them in the school office.  Thank you for your support.


**Consider signing up for Casey Rewards and naming St. Thomas School as your preferred school to receive Casey’s Reward Points.


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