Fr. Storey letter, 1st quarter 2018

I hope you and yours have fully thawed from the icy cold weather we had at the start of the year - it almost felt like I was back in Canada! At this time, I am pleased to share this exciting update on our master plan implementation. 4500Forever Finish Strong – New Project Phasing and [...]

April 10th, 2018|0 Comments

Philanthropists Glenda and Russell Gordy Strike Unique Partnership with St. Thomas and $2.5 Million Commitment

They were positioned at polar extremes of an aggressive and arduous four-bid negotiation with HISD for a prime property that both parties identified with equal need and desire in a process that proved as unusual as it was tactical. What ultimately emerged was the most improbable of pairings, the relentless Basilian school president and the [...]

February 22nd, 2018|0 Comments

St. Thomas Receives $2.5 Million Commitment from Glenda and Russell Gordy Igniting ‘Double Your Donation Challenge’

With one of the largest altruistic gifts in the 118-year history of St. Thomas, Houston philanthropists Glenda and Russell Gordy have pledged to match every new donation up to $2.5 million in the St. Thomas Double You Donation Challenge, slated from February 21-May 20, to complete funding for the 4500Forever capital campaign. The Gordy’s commitment arrives [...]

February 21st, 2018|0 Comments

St. Thomas Alumni Association Gifts $50,000 to 4500Forever Finish Strong Capital Campaign

The St. Thomas Alumni Association has gifted the school with a $50,000 contribution to the 4500Forever Finish Strong capital campaign, the final fundraising initiative designed to complete the Joplin Campus expansion. Association Vice President Dominic Savarino ‘88 (Tuscan ‘19) made the formal announcement with St. Thomas Vice President for Advancement Mark deTranaltes ‘83 during the [...]

November 7th, 2017|0 Comments

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