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  • Principal Mancini's Welcome Back Letter

    Principal Mancini sent out his official back to school letter, which has a wealth of information for new and returning families. Please take time to read through the letter and familiarize yourself with Aquinas policies and procedures. Click here to access the letter
  • Aquinas Re-entry Task Force Update

    For the latest updates on Aquinas' Reopening Plan, please visit: www.aquinasinstitute.com/re-entry.
  • Community Service for Seniors

    This is a friendly reminder that the required 20 summer hours must be completed by the students by their return to school in September if they wish to graduate in June. 
     
    The posting of volunteer experiences is limited due to COVID-19 so this is a reminder that new guidelines/ideas to help the students complete the necessary hours have been added.
     
    Volunteering to help elderly grandparents, neighbors and friends in a variety of ways is acceptable (as cutting grass, running errands , grocery shopping for them.) Also acceptable are baking items for grab and go shelters, making masks, helping to sanitize churches, babysitting to help relieve working parents as they get supper, writing friendly hello notes for elderly in nursing homes. Students may not be paid for this service. Parents will be responsible for signing verification forms with dates, times, and hours completed. Students are encouraged to be creative and think outside the box. If you have questions please email dchristian@aquinasinstitute.com. Verification forms can be found on the Community Service resouce board of the AQ website.
  • Community Service for Freshmen, Sophomores, and Juniors

    If any underclassman is interested in doing community service hours over the summer to earn extra hours to receive the St. Joseph the Worker Community Service Award in June, there are many opportunities.
     
    The posting of volunteer experiences is limited due to COVID-19. The following new guidelines/ideas have been added to help students get service hours.
     
    Volunteering to help elderly grandparents, neighbors and friends in a variety of ways is acceptable (as cutting grass, running errands , grocery shopping for them.) Also acceptable are baking items for grab and go shelters, making masks, helping to sanitize churches, babysitting to help relieve working parents as they get supper, writing friendly hello notes for elderly in nursing homes. Students may not be paid for this service. Parents will be responsible for signing verification forms with dates, times, and hours completed. Students are encouraged to be creative and think outside the box. If you have questions please email dchristian@aquinasinstitute.com. Verification forms can be found on the Community Service resouce board of the AQ website.
  • Online Strength & Conditioning Program

    Coach Condello invites all Aquinas students, faculty and staff to participate in his online Strength and Conditioning Program available through Microsoft Teams. Click here to login to your Office365 account and join the Team. Once you've become a member, enjoy body weight conditioning workouts on Tuesdays and Thursdays, and starting this Wednesday, agility and plyometric workouts. Workouts begin at 7:30 p.m. and will be available afterward for anyone who cannot join live. If you have any questions, please contact coach Condello at mcondello@aquinasinstitute.com.
  • COVID Relief Fund

    On Friday, June 19, new and returning families were sent an email regarding Aquinas' COVID Relief Fund, which is a one-year grant to help families offset the cost of tuition for the 2020-2021 school year who have faced job loss and other hardships due to the global pandemic. Please click here to read the original communication and learn how those impacted can apply. 
  • Summer Reading and Supply Lists

    Students in every grade will be responsible for completing a reading assignment over the summer. All reading assignments and school supply lists for next year have been posted on our website at: www.aquinasinstitute.com/summer-reading.
  • Class of 2021 Senior Shirts

    Senior shirts for the Class of 2021 are available for purchase starting Saturday, June 13 and extending until Saturday, August 15. The cost for seniors is $50 plus tax and this year's color is navy blue. All purchases will be made online with the following link: https://stores.inksoft.com/aquinas_seniors/shop/home.  Sizes will be available to view and compare during locker clean out days.  Please contact class moderator Mrs. Arieno with any questions.
  • Message from the Library

    Summer reading for school and pleasure: Although the school building may be closed, the Aquinas Library website is always open! The Aquinas Library has access to thousands of eBooks and accessibility is available through the Aquinas Library website as of June 15.  To access the library website, go to aquinasinstitute.com,  Sign In to your account. Click on “Resources”, then “Library Catalog & Resources”, then look for “Non-public Schools” and click on “Aquinas Institute”. On the library web page, look under “eBook Directions for Use". Please email Mrs. Melton at jmelton@aquinasinstitute.com if you have trouble accessing or using the eBook system. 
     
    Also, the Monroe County Public Library System is currently open and will strive to remain open as much as possible during this time of the pandemic.  Google also provides free access to thousands of online books at books.google.com.
     
    Happy reading!
  • Support AQ Family Businesses

    Aquinas is a family. Let’s support our AQ families and alumni who own local businesses. Click here to see our online business directory.
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