Hurricane Update, 9/5

Dear STE Community, Today we had nearly 40 volunteers on campus to help with additional cleanout of storage areas and the continuation of demo work on our church and gym. Servpro helped us perform tasks that we were unable to take on during the initial week following the flood. Now…

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Hurricane Update, 9/4

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Dear STE Community, We are excited to share that we have raised $31,000 in the first day of our matching gift challenge. Remember that every dollar raised by Friday will be matched by a generous STE parent, up to $250,000. Combined with the $228,000 we have already received in gifts…

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Hurricane Update, 9/3

Dear STE Community, The STE campus of today looks very different from the campus of one week ago. We have made an unbelievable amount of progress over the last week. We started with our first visits to a damaged and still-wet campus and moved on to feverish planning meetings with…

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Hurricane Update, 9/2

Dear STE Community, Today volunteers were able to come to campus for the first time for a workday. It was a last minute event, as Servpro had accomplished more in its first day than we had anticipated, but this is a welcome problem for us to have. Despite the short…

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Hurricane Update, 9/1

Dear STE Community, Today the representatives from our school administration, school board, and church vestry met to finalize the plan for K-Bridge through 12th grade to return to school. To accommodate the time it will take to obtain portable buildings, we will be temporarily shifting our Upper School classes to…

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Hurricane Update, 8/31

Dear STE Community, Campus was again busy today as faculty continued the job of sorting through their classroom items. Our faculty and administration are working on curriculum planning for when our students return to school and have identified what resources we can save and what we still need. This afternoon,…

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Hurricane Update, 8/30

From Our Headmaster Dear STE Community, This is day two of our entry back onto the campus. Today the faculty returned. It was a somber morning as your children’s teachers saw their classrooms for the first time since the flood. There were tears, many of them, but they generated an…

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Hurricane Update, 8/29

Dear Saint Thomas’ Community and Friends, The past few days have been some of the most devastating many of us have ever seen. People have been displaced; homes, valuables, and businesses have been lost; and we have been reminded of how fragile we really are. We have also seen great…

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Hurricane Update, Monday, 8/28

Hurricane Harvey devastated our community. Many, many of our church and school families and thousands of others in our community lost their homes and belongings to the terrible floods we experienced Sunday, August 27. Our church and school sustained heavy damage. As of Monday morning, due to continued high water…

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