STS Family Picnic

by | Oct 10, 2023 | Events, News and Events

Each fall as the school year kicks in, STS faculty, staff, students, and their families come together for a family picnic. It is a great opportunity for students and families to come together and get better acquainted with each other as well as faculty and staff members. Children especially enjoy the bouncy house and there is volleyball for those adults that wish to display their skills. This year, students challenged the faculty and staff members to a volleyball play off. Needless to say, there were some exciting moments, but more important, there was great bonding within the STS family!

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