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A Letter from Father Storey

Dear Friends, On May 20, St. Thomas High School celebrated its 117th Commencement ceremony with 172 graduates walking across our stage to receive their hard-earned (and much-anticipated) diplomas. After four years as students, they celebrated their new status as STH Alumni! As we continue to look back and reminisce at this past school year – [...]

May 20th, 2017|0 Comments

4500Forever Finish Strong – Kirskey Architecture Presents Joplin Campus Move-In Master Plan

For more than a century, St. Thomas has never let convention limit its dreams. Especially when there's an opportunity for bold action. The monumental acquisition to secure the adjacent HISD School for Law and Justice was simply the next defining moment in providing an unsurpassed college preparatory experience bringing academics, athletics, and student life together. [...]

December 21st, 2016|0 Comments

Dynamic Drone’s-Eye Look of Joplin Campus Expansion

For more than a century, St. Thomas has never let convention limit its dreams. Especially when there’s an opportunity for bold action. The monumental acquisition to secure the adjacent HISD School for Law and Justice was simply the next defining moment in providing an unsurpassed college preparatory experience bringing academics, athletics, and student life together. [...]

October 26th, 2016|0 Comments

4500Forever Finish Strong Fuels Joplin Campus Expansion

The Mount Everest-climb of the most robust capital campaign in St. Thomas history is nearing the final crest. The $66 million summit appeared unreachable in November 2013.  The ascent would require faith, resolve and a deeply rooted due diligence as essential as the necessary funds to close in one year’s time on the monumental land [...]

May 1st, 2016|0 Comments

4500Forever Finish Strong – Our Next Defining Moment

More than a decade ago St. Thomas identified three essential growth areas to propel the school into its second century of teaching goodness, discipline and knowledge in the tradition of the Basilian Fathers. Critical to continuing its acclaimed academic excellence as one of the leading all-boys schools in the United States are an enhanced resource [...]

March 2nd, 2016|0 Comments

Cardinal DiNardo Speaks to 4500Forever and Joplin Campus Expansion

As St. Thomas continues the concluding phase of the most ambitious capital campaign in the school's 115-year history, Daniel Cardinal DiNardo, the Archbishop of Galveston-Houston, believes completing the 4500Forever financial initiative and implementing the Joplin Campus expansion is critical not only for the future of St. Thomas but for Catholic education in Houston. “We obviously [...]

November 25th, 2015|0 Comments

Ongoing 4500Forever Campaign Honored with Prestigious Fundraiser Award

St. Thomas has been selected among the 2015 honorees by the Houston Chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals for the ongoing 4500Forever capital campaign which received distinction in the category of Outstanding Fundraising Program, More Than $2 Million. 4500Forever continues to be the most ambitious financial effort in the school’s 115-year history, anchored by [...]

November 19th, 2015|0 Comments

St. Thomas Celebrates Supreme Philanthropy of Dona and Al Clay ’61

“Without being overly dramatic, Dona and Al Clay have assured the future of St. Thomas.  In 50 years, in 100 years, in 150 years, it’s appropriate that their names will be known.” -- Fr. Kevin Storey, CSB, St. Thomas President -- Al Clay ‘61 relished the time which allowed for a deeper appreciation of the [...]

May 13th, 2015|0 Comments

Milestone Leadership Gift Results in Naming of Clay-Storey Hall

As St. Thomas closes the $60 million bid on a monumental land acquisition, the Basilian Fathers announced the largest capital gift in the school’s 114-year history. Dona and Al Clay `61 donated  $10 million to the 4500Forever capital campaign, the remarkable generosity resulting in the naming of Clay-Storey Hall on the St. Thomas main campus, [...]

December 14th, 2014|0 Comments

Historic Leadership Gift Results in Honor for Jane and Bill Joplin ’54

To honor Jane and Bill Joplin ‘54 for the largest leadership gift in the school’s 114-year history, the Basilian Fathers and the St. Thomas Board of Directors are proud to announce the naming of the expanded St. Thomas footprint as the Jane and Bill Joplin Campus. The Joplins recently provided an extraordinary $6 million donation [...]

December 12th, 2014|0 Comments