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FOSTOVS presents grant to St. Thomas of Villanova
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September 21, 2020September 21, 2020

FOSTOVS presents grant to St. Thomas of Villanova

Submitted by John Pellettiere. Updated 9/18/2020 10:45 AM The mission of FRIENDS of St. Thomas of Villanova School, a 501(c) (3) foundation, is to raise funds to support the Catholic values and quality education offered by St. Thomas of Villanova School. Monetary grants made to the school are used to fill priorities established by school...

STV School Completes Full Week of Remote eLearning
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March 27, 2020March 27, 2020

STV School Completes Full Week of Remote eLearning

On Friday March 13, Illinois Governor JB Pritzker closed all Illinois state schools in an effort to mitigate the community spread of the Covid-19 virus, causing many schools to begin developing emergency plans for remote learning in the coming weeks. Fortunately, St. Thomas of Villanova Catholic School in Palatine had already developed a clear and...

STV School Kicks Off 2019-20 School Year
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August 20, 2019August 20, 2019

STV School Kicks Off 2019-20 School Year

Smiles filled the classrooms and hallways on Wednesday, August 14 as St. Thomas of Villanova Catholic School opened for the 2019-2020 school year. After students visited their classrooms and dropped off supplies, families enjoyed a donut reception in Viking Hall to celebrate the start of a new school year. Since 1962, St. Thomas of Villanova...

PS4 and Kindergarten Graduation
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June 21, 2019July 18, 2019

PS4 and Kindergarten Graduation

St. Thomas of Villanova Catholic School’s 8th grade students graduated in May, but there were two other equally special school graduations in June. The kindergarten students “graduated” to first grade and celebrated with a Dr. Seuss “Oh the Place You’ll Go!” theme. They held a special ceremony at church, where they wore graduation caps and...

2019 Mathletics Top 3
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June 6, 2019July 18, 2019

2019 Mathletics Top 3

We love to celebrate our top Mathletes of Mathletics! Congratulations to the top 3 scoring students throughout the 2018-19 school year. Pictured from let to right: 2nd grade: Marin 3rd grade: Joshua 4th grade: Alex

Summer Playdates at the Park
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May 31, 2019July 12, 2019

Summer Playdates at the Park

All St. Thomas of Villanova School families, alumni, parishioners and friends are invited to stay in touch all summer long! Meet us at Oak Park (corner of Clark and Anderson) at 6 pm every Wednesday this summer June 12-August 7. Keep in touch with old friends, plus meet and greet our newest families and learn...

Principal Mary Brinkman Honored at NCEA
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April 26, 2019May 3, 2019

Principal Mary Brinkman Honored at NCEA

St. Thomas of Villanova Principal Mary Brinkman was awarded the “Grace Under Pressure” Award from the Archdiocese of Chicago at the National Catholic Education Association (NCEA) 2019 conference held at McCormick Place in Chicago April 23-25.   According to the Archdiocese, “the role of the principal is enormously challenging, and school leaders often face unexpected...

A ‘Not So Silent’ Christmas Program at STV School
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December 20, 2018May 3, 2019

A ‘Not So Silent’ Christmas Program at STV School

Preschool-8th Grade Students Delighted Audiences with Musical Holiday Cheer Dec 20, 2018 10:25 am ET | Updated Dec 20, 2018 10:33 am ET On December 19th, St. Thomas of Villanova Catholic Church in Palatine was bursting at the seams with Christmas cheer, as family and friends gathered to watch the 58th annual Christmas Program, performed by students...

8th Grade Boys Basketball Northwest Catholic Conference Tournament
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December 15, 2018January 22, 2019

8th Grade Boys Basketball Northwest Catholic Conference Tournament

St. Thomas of Villanova Catholic School in Palatine hosted the Northwest Catholic Conference 8th Grade Boys Basketball Tournament, where eight teams faced off in a thrilling, bracket-style competition that kept fans on the edge of the bleachers. Under the direction of Head Coach Todd Hill and Assistant Coaches Matt Hamilton and and Mike Nix, the...

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