Annual Christmas Concert Showcases St. Thomas Scholar-Artists

The acclaimed St. Thomas performers ... singers, percussion, strings and concert band ... joined vibrant students from Incarnate Word Academy for an annual Christmas Concert celebrating the joyous holiday season.  The dramatic and awe-inspiring repertoire included rich, natural arrangements with versatile and diverse musical expressions. The evening featuring the remarkable talents of our scholar-artists brought reflection [...]

By |2018-12-14T18:55:34+00:00December 14th, 2018|Campus News|0 Comments

Holiday Message from Interim President Fr. James Murphy, CSB

Decorating the Christmas tree is one of my favorite traditions. Mind you, I’m not good at perfectly balancing the different colored ornaments, lights, garland, and tinsel. I loved the annual resurfacing of memories as I opened my own box of ornaments. There’s the plastic wise man that I made when I was 6 years old. [...]

By |2018-12-13T10:59:07+00:00December 13th, 2018|Alumni, Campus News|0 Comments

St. Thomas Again Recognized for Premier College Preparatory Excellence

For the fourth consecutive year, a study from Pittsburgh-based Niche.com ranked St. Thomas as one of the most achieving college preparatory schools in Texas. The results announced in September placed STH among the top-five all-male high schools in the state and among the top-10 Catholic institutions. The A- Overall Niche Grade reflects the institution's comprehensive [...]

By |2018-12-11T10:21:10+00:00December 7th, 2018|Academics, Campus News|0 Comments

Matocha ’19 Awarded Co-Offensive Player of the Year by Touchdown Club of Houston

In an era of boundless offensive football, quarterback Peyton Matocha ‘19 cemented new St. Thomas standards. Throughout a rocklicking record-smashing career charged with a series of electrifying Friday night lights, he tested limits and expanded the imagination. And the last mark of distinction for Matocha came courtesy the Touchdown Club of Houston who honored him [...]

By |2018-12-06T12:20:44+00:00December 6th, 2018|Athletics, Campus News, Football|0 Comments

Inaugural Camp Aquinas Promotes Basilian Brotherhood and Leadership within Class of 2022

Grow as many, unite as one. Understanding that the current college preparatory enrollments are inundated daily … academically, socially, personally and spiritually … with untold pressures and challenges … St. Thomas developed a five-day orientation program for incoming freshmen during the first week of the academic year that infused the traditions and values of the [...]

By |2018-12-06T12:42:18+00:00December 3rd, 2018|Campus News|0 Comments

Rathmell ’75 Traces Building Blocks of Lifetime Success to St. Thomas Experience

John Rathmell ‘75 operates from a prominent posture of prestige, the president of Lockton Marine & Energy at Lockton Companies, part of a global professional services firm that has grown to become the world's largest privately held, independent insurance broker. His professional rise was in response to the country’s most unspeakable catastrophe, instrumental in restructuring [...]

By |2018-11-30T17:07:45+00:00November 30th, 2018|Alumni|0 Comments

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

This article originally appeared in April 2018 and was included in the 'Eagles' Nest' Spring 2018 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 [...]

By |2018-11-29T11:47:40+00:00November 29th, 2018|Alumni, Campus News|0 Comments

Eagle Football Turnaround Tour Ends In TAPPS Regional Playoff

Eagle Football flashed a stretch of outcomes in 2018 that no one could have possibly foreshadowed. Through trial, torment, talent and, mostly, sheer perseverance, St. Thomas defied every expectation and prognosis. But the magic to produce a miracle finish deep into the TAPPS postseason fell short of a Hollywood script turned scripture. After consecutive disappointing [...]

By |2018-11-28T09:53:23+00:00November 26th, 2018|Athletics, Campus News, Football|0 Comments

Eagle Basketball Receives Turbo Blast Boost from Rockets Performance Coach Jimmy Vidas

Within days of Gary Hall becoming the new leader of Eagle Basketball, he put into motion his desire to establish a culture of accountability and toughness to jump-start the dormant program. The first priority in constructing that identity was adding a consistent strength and conditioning element that would mirror Hall’s own driven personality. He previously [...]

By |2018-11-20T15:13:13+00:00November 20th, 2018|Athletics, Baseball, Campus News|0 Comments

Surging Eagle Football Advances in TAPPS State Playoffs to Face Dallas Bishop Lynch Saturday in Fairfield

GAME 11 - Hotze Field inside Granger Stadium, TAPPS Division I Playoffs Plano John Paul II 32 Eagle Football 52 WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW Quarterback Peyton Matocha ‘19 threw for 358 yards with three touchdowns and ran for a fourth in a record-smashing performance while Ian Wheeler ‘19 added two more scores as the [...]

By |2018-11-18T11:32:01+00:00November 17th, 2018|Athletics, Campus News, Football|0 Comments