There’s no place like STA!

There’s no place like STA. Our exceptional Catholic education, dedicated teachers and staf, compassionate administrative leaders and caring families make the STA community one-of-a-kind.

Our Purpose

For the St. Thomas the Apostle school community, the Parent Teacher Organization (PTO) serves to deepen connections, build faith and raise funds to help our school:

  • Continue to keep tuition for exceptional Catholic education affordable
  • Advance strategic initiatives for the health and growth of our academic institution
  • Celebrate much-loved traditions

You make STA Stand Apart

Every Saint Thomas parent and guardian is a member of the PTO. There are so many ways to contribute your talents. From serving your student’s classroom to volunteering for cherished annual events, there's a way to share your gifts and make STA stand apart.

2023-2024 PTO Executive Committee and Event Chairs

Title Name
Co-Presidents: Marissa Medley and Catherine Western
Co-Vice Presidents: Kalleen Krickl and Katie Morris
Communications & Social Media: Jennifer Carr
PTO Finance Chair Cristina Kiernan
PTO Secretary Hayley McInrue
PTO Hospitality Chair Naomi Villanueva
Community Outreach Katie Feuer

School Community Events & Services

2023-24 Events

Please refer to the most updated school calendar and major events pages.

Community Services & Support Leaders

There’s no place like STA because our community is committed to supporting everyone in it with programs like the Hospitality Committee.

Any STA family can request services or support from the STA Hospitality Committee.

Please contact PTO Hospitality Chair, Naomi Villanueva. Contact information can be found in the School Directory.

2023-24 Grade Captains

Each year our Grade Captains facilitate much-loved traditions at STA. From showing appreciation for our educators, administration and staff to communicating community activities and important updates, Grade Captains take on an important role for our school.

Grade Contact*
3s Ellen Silhasek
PreK Natalie Toalson
Kinder Kelley Curran
1 Danielle Jones
2 Katie Kohne
3 Kaely Graham
4 Corrie Wichterman
5 Meghan Gilbert
6 Janelle Hatton
7 Alex Longo
8 Brenda Lyle and Erica Hackett

"Please refer to the School Directory for contact information.

Helpful Links

More than ever, your PTO leaders are committed to helping our community with useful tools, up-to-date information and a single source for everything STA.

Here’s a list of links to help you get to the details you need:

Used Uniform Information

Our STA Mustangs go from mini to mighty fast! Please consider donating uniforms your student has outgrown to the used uniform program. Please donate clean, dress code compliant uniforms by leaving them in the bin marked "Uniform Donations" outside the front office.

To inquire about buying second-hand uniform items, email or plan to attend our annual Used Uniform Sale in August the week before school resumes.

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