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We cordially invite you to attend a morning at St. Thomas

Honoring grandparents and special friends!

Friday Morning October 20, 2017

8:00 AM

18300 Upper Bay Road

Nassau Bay, Texas 77058

Grandparents’ and Special Friends’ Day Schedule

8:05 am Chapel in St. Thomas Sanctuary

8:30 am Book Character Parade in Parking Lot

9:00 am Breakfast in Krist Hall

9:30 am Program in Sanctuary

10:00 am Visit Classrooms, Tour building & Book Fair

11:00-12:15 Lunch out with your child

Please make sure you sign your child out with his/her classroom teacher


EVERYONE! Parents, children of all ages and community members are all welcome to the STAES Enrichment programs.   Candace Silcott, Director of Enrichment, has scheduled a wide array of interesting classes.  Classes meet for one hour weekly, with two classes being offered each afternoon. Classes are scheduled at 3:30 and 4:30 pm.  Children may stay at Fun Factory until 5:30 pm.  Those children who attend an Enrichment Class for $175 will not have to pay for Fun Factory.


Go to the St. Thomas the Apostle Episcopal School website for more information and registration.


Come Join Us

October 26, 2017

7:00-9:00 pm


St. Thomas the Episcopal Church Nassau Bay

11803 Upper Bay Road Houston, TX 77058

African Crafts handmade by women living in the slum of Kibera, Nairobi Kenya 1 million people living in 1 square mile in abject poverty

Ethnic and Contemporary jewelry, Fabric bags, Hand-carved wood bowls, Spoon sets, Stuffed animals and More!

100% of your purchase goes to the Project

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Floral design classes are coming to STAES this coming nine weeks. Taught by Mrs. Jaime Rocha.  Mrs. Rocha attended the Benz School of Floral Design at Texas A&M University in College Station, TX. Afterwards, she began working in local floral shops, specializing in designs which include large corporate parties, Christmas, Thanksgiving, and home designs. In 2006, she continued  her career, focusing on design in local churches and managing the Liturgical seasons for multiple denominations. She enjoys designing for weddings, special events and special creations for family and friends.  Her goal is to equip people with knowledge of flowers and design so they can achieve their personal style with success.

The classes will be offered for Adults and Teenagers ( 16 yrs and older) through the St. Thomas Episcopal School in Nassau Bay Enrichment Program. Classes begin Thursday, October 19 at 6:00 PM or at 7:00 PM.  Any skill level is welcome! The two introductory classes will equip you to create basic floral designs for your home, to design wreaths and holiday tables. You will also learn to care for flowers and plants.

Basic Floral Design: Thurs, Oct. 19 & Tues, Oct.24, (6:00—7:00 PM) or (7:00—8:00 PM)Thanksgiving Floral Design: Thursdays, November 2 & 9, (6:00—7:00 PM) or (7:00—8:00 PM) Christmas Floral Design: Thursdays, November 16 & November 30 , (6:00—7:00 PM) or (7:00—8:00 PM)


STAES BOOK FAIR 10/17-10/20

Everyone is invited to the Scholastic Book Fair at STAES in October.  The Book Fair will be open to all students, parents and community October 17th through October 20th.  The week of the fair will end with a Grandparents (Special Person) Breakfast and Book Character Parade. Breakfast will be served before Chapel and the Book Character Parade will occur immediately following Chapel on the morning of the 20th.  Students are asked to dress like one of their favorite characters in a book they have read.  IF any parents would like to volunteer with the set up of the Book Fair on Monday, October 16th please contact Mrs. Mac at  We hope to see you at the Book Fair. 

Episcopal Schools Celebration

Episcopal Schools Celebration (ESC) celebrates the ministry of the nearly 1,200 Episcopal schools and early childhood education programs throughout the Episcopal Church. The first week of October is set aside for this national celebration. Whether it is at school, the parish or cathedral or at a diocesan-wide service or event, ESC is the time to give thanks and to proclaim to your community and the Church the good news that is your school!

Pet Blessing Date Change

Pet Blessing Monday, October 2, 2017 @ 8.05 am at the St Thomas playground
Celebrate the legacy of St Francis of Assisi and the love and care our animal friends (real or stuffed !) offer our children on a regular basis!  Chapel will be outside and all families are invited to bring their controllable pets, stuffed pets, and or photos or drawings of their pets for a short blessing first thing in the morning.  Pets are welcome for the duration of chapel and need to be escorted home immediately following. Each family will receive a certificate of blessing.


Camp Allen Meeting Tonight 6:00 pm

All 3rd, 4th, and 5th grade parents are invited to an informational meeting tonight at 6:00 pm in the 5th grade classroom.  We will be discussing plans for the coming educational adventure to Camp Allen.  Permission slips and other pertinent information will also be distributed.  We hope to see you there.  The meeting will be completed prior to the PTO meeting

For more information on Camp Allen click here

St. Thomas welcomes parents to campus tonight for the first PTO meeting of the year and the annual Back to School Night.  The meeting begins at 6:30 pm in the Chapel.  Classroom visits and grade level meetings with the teachers will begin at 7:00 pm.  Childcare will be available in Krist Hall.