Dear Parents,

The St. Thomas Hellenic School year for 2021-2022 will begin on Thursday, September 9, 2021, at 4:30 pm with a Blessing of the Water Service.  We are pleased and excited that we will be having live classes for the upcoming school year and that our children will return to their classrooms for the first time since March 2020.

Following the Blessing of the Water Service and to foster better communication between our school and the parents, our Hellenic School teachers are inviting parents to join them in designated areas of the Church premises to meet the teacher and hear firsthand, the goals, objectives, and expectations for the upcoming academic year.  During this meeting the teachers will discuss classroom schedules, homework assignments and methods that will be used to provide information to you about your child’s progress in our Hellenic School.

As we return to our normal lives from those we led during the Pandemic, we will encourage our children who have not been vaccinated to continue wearing masks (optional). We will adhere to all State regulations that are in effect at that time as the safety of our children are and will always remain a priority.

Our curriculum will include the unique e-learning platform (Ellinopoula.com) designed to make Greek for kids exciting by integrating fun games, engaging videos, and thousands of interactive educational activities with Greek Mythology, History, and Culture among others.

Registration for Saint Thomas Hellenic School for 2021-2022 is open through this link: https://saintthomas.formstack.com/forms/hellenic_school_registration_2021. The registration fees are as follows:

First child $500.00           Second child $450.00           Third child $400.00

Parents/guardians MUST BE members in good standing with their Stewardship pledge. Good standing means the Fair Share 2020 contribution is paid in full and Fair Share 2021 pledge must be received and fulfilled by a minimum of 2/3 the week before the beginning of Greek School. Especially for this upcoming school year we are offering a 50% discount on the initial Stewardship commitment to all new members!

IT IS VERY IMPORTANT THAT YOU REGISTER AS EARLY AS POSSIBLE,

SO WE CAN PROPERLY PREPARE FOR THE COMING SCHOOL YEAR.

We are looking forward to seeing all our children on opening day and faithfully through the year. Thank you for your time and attention in this matter. For further information, please contact Parish office at (856) 665-1731.

Very truly yours,

Charles P. Sandilos                                            V.Rev. Father Christoforos Oikonomidis

Parish Council President                                     Parish Priest

 

Anastasios Efstratiades                                      Panagiota Delimaris

Hellenic School Committee President                  Hellenic School Principal