President's Perspectives

Dear STA Community,  

It seems our entire world has been turned upside down because of the COVID-19 pandemic. I am very sorry that we find ourselves in this unexpected situation. I believe, however, that the crisis gives us a renewed opportunity to be a community that is prayerful, helpful, and courageous. We have the answers that we need in facing this challenge.

High Tech High Transforms Learning

AT STA, STUDENTS, TEACHERS, AND STAFF EMBRACE LEARNING throughout their lives. Through the High Tech High Graduate School of Education, educators learn to create deeper learning competencies through Project-Based Learning (PBL). PBL is a dynamic classroom approach in which students actively explore real-world problems and challenges and acquire a deeper knowledge.

Aileen Altman Richmond Receives Distinguished Alumna Award

Aileen Altman Richmond, class of 1962

As a young woman with a growing family in the small town of Albany, MO, Aileen Altman Richmond and her husband, John, learned of their youngest son's devastating prognosis after treatment of his brain tumor. Their third son, Jay, was left paralyzed, unable to see or speak. His doctors estimated a life expectancy of only a few weeks.

Class of 1969 Reaches $50,000 by 50!

During the 2019 Alumnae Reunion Celebration, the St. Teresa's Academy class of 1969 was honored not only for their 50th year since graduation, but also for joining together to bring their endowed scholarship to over $50,000. Through their efforts, this generous class is helping to educate and empower young women by making an education at STA more affordable to their families.

Eigsti Hired as Head Dance Coach

April 8, 2020

The St. Teresa’s Academy Athletic Department announced the hiring of Allison Eigsti as the head coach of the Stars dance team. 

A studio dancer the majority of her life, Eigsti has experience in both the instruction and competition realms of the sport as a high school, collegiate and professional dancer.

“My love of dance team took off when I made my high school dance team, the Mill Valley Silver Stars,” Eigsti said. “I was a team captain my junior and senior years and I loved being a part of the team.”

2020 Swim and Dive State Results

The St. Teresa's swim team took 22nd place out of the 40 teams that competed in the Missouri State High School Activities Association Class 2 State meet. The 200 Medley of Marie Bruck, Erin Graham, Brooke Fallis, and Lauren Fallis finished 19th. Annie Freeman finished 28th in the 200 Freestyle and 27th in the 500 Freestyle. Brooke Fallis finished 23rd in the 50 Freestyle. Lauren Fallis finished 10th in the 50 Freestyle.