STH Wins Top Honors at TAPPS Academic Competition

State championships come in many shapes and sizes at St. Thomas High School. The STH team of 30 Eagle scholars and elocutionists won first place in Academics at the 2018 TAPPS State Academic, Speech & Debate contest. They also placed second overall in the combined competition that included Speech & Debate scores. TAPPS State Academic, [...]

By | April 18th, 2018|Academics, Campus News, Student Life|0 Comments

Going 10 Rounds with Ed Marintsch, PhD

The acclaimed faculty member completing his 33rd academic year within the science and math departments at St. Thomas tackles a speed round of questions. Originally you’re from New York City, attended Christ the King High School, Middle Village, Queens. Later, City College of New York. What brought you to Houston? "I took a job with [...]

By | April 11th, 2018|Campus News, Faculty Profiles|1 Comment

St. Thomas Launches Multidisciplinary Science and Technology Project

St. Thomas is partnering with Vaughn Construction and global architecture and design firm Perkins + Will to create a multidisciplinary science wing that will give the institution an unprecedented environment for equipping college preparatory students as leaders in pursuing future scientific challenges. The guiding principles for the 9,000 square foot redevelopment for Biology, Chemistry, Physics, [...]

By | April 11th, 2018|Campus News|Comments Off on St. Thomas Launches Multidisciplinary Science and Technology Project

Jay Vaughn ’15 – Rapid Ascent to What’s Next

Now that Jay Vaughn ‘15 has speed-raced to his degree from Texas A&M ... studied in Spain among architectural savants... hip-hopped (at times, literally) from one Euro tapas playpen to another ... skydived Dubai ... taken stay within the ghettos of India ... been received by kings and queens (just kidding, perhaps) ... gauged and [...]

By | April 4th, 2018|Alumni, Campus News|0 Comments

Easter Message from President Fr. Kevin Storey, CSB

The universe, as best as we know, spans at least 91 billion light years. Black holes exert such force that not even light can escape. The gravitational pull of a black hole would be equivalent to a marble which contained the mass of the earth. Trying to comprehend our universe is fascinating to me because [...]

By | March 29th, 2018|Campus News|1 Comment

Honduras Mission Trip Fosters Lasting Commitment to Faith, Service Among Eagle Scholars

Marty Matulia was only a few months into his new role as the campus ministry director when he quickly gained an acute understanding for the value of student mission trips and “the power of paying it forward.” Now in the closing weeks of his deeply impactful and respected 16-year tenure, the one-time college hardball hand [...]

By | March 28th, 2018|Campus News, Student Life|0 Comments

It’s ‘Curtains’ – St.Thomas Spring Musical Rises Through the Roof for Rollicking Good Fun

The St. Thomas spring musical unleashed a killer comedy complete with brass and sass showcasing a bevy of theatrical talents and illuminating backstage expertise. Curtains premiered in March on the Cemo Auditorium stage, the breezy Tony-award nominated murder-mystery whodunit from 2007 Broadway, the last big show created by John Kander (composer) and Fred Ebb (lyricist), [...]

By | March 27th, 2018|Campus News, Student Life|0 Comments

#TBT Herrera ’09 Plays Role in Life-Saving Bionic Heart Project

This article was originally published in November 2015 and appeared in the 'Eagles' Nest Winter 2015' Once John Herrera ‘09 earned his degree in Mechanical Engineering at Purdue University he figured it was merely a matter of time before returning to campus to complete his MBA at the prestigious Krannert School of Management. But never [...]

By | March 22nd, 2018|Alumni, Campus News|0 Comments

Eagle Quiz Bowl Defends Team Title at 14th Annual WWII Museum Event

Tyler McStravick ‘19, Nicholas Kurzy ‘20 and Nicholas Chandler ‘20 defeated Baton Rouge Central to successfully defend the St. Thomas team championship at the 14th annual WWII High School Quiz Bowl, hosted by The National WWII Museum in New Orleans and sponsored by the New Orleans Advocate. The threesome emerged from the February 24 preliminaries [...]

By | March 9th, 2018|Campus News|1 Comment

Late Sales Surge Ignites Another Record-Setting Round-Up Celebration

When it comes to Round-Up ... Eagle scholars have long mastered their ABC’s. Always. Be. Closing. ALWAYS BE CLOSING. For the third consecutive year, the like-minded and aspirant harnessed a collective and aggressive late surge to ignite an outburst of raffle ticket sales which generated a Glengarry-esque frantic Friday finish that would have had Ricky [...]

By | March 5th, 2018|Campus News, Support|1 Comment