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Dean of Students

The Office of the Dean of Students is responsible for the well-being of our students, with special emphasis given to the areas of attendance, health, and discipline.

We enforce rules and regulations of STHS and manage record-keeping for both internal and external requirements including, but not limited to:  student punctuality, late arrivals, early dismissals, absences, in-school medical needs, Magnus Health accounts, Student-Parent Handbook, student behavior, and student safety.

For all policies and procedures including but not limited to attendance, health, and discipline, please read and review the current Student Parent Handbook.

For general questions and to report absences, late arrivals, and early dismissals, please contact our office using one of the following:
Gail Calkins: 713-864-6348 x 188
Father Murphy: 713-864-6348 x 124
Click on the link below to view a PDF of the Student-Parent Handbook.
St. Thomas will run a Wi-Fi enabled bus route beginning August 2017 for students living in The Woodlands and Kingwood communities and surrounding areas.

We will offer morning pick-up and after school or evening drop-off at the following locations:

St. Martha’s Catholic School
2411 Oak Shores Drive
Kingwood, TX 77389

St. Edward’s Catholic School
2602 Spring Stuebner Rd
Spring, TX 77389

Departure and arrival times to be announced.

$1,000 annual fee per student (not family), fully paid at time of reservation.

  • Incoming Freshman priority bus program reservation begins March 10th and ends April 5th.
  • Open reservations for all enrolled students begins April 5th.
  • Upper-class siblings of incoming freshman will have priority until April 14th.

Please Note: All reservations are on a first come, first served basis. Reservations are confirmed upon receipt of signed agreement, parent/student information page and full payment to the Business Office.

Click on the links below to view PDFs with more information.

For more information please email
Rod Takacs (B.A., Government, University of Texas at Austin) began teaching at St. Thomas in 1997. Mr. Takacs currently serves as the Dean of Students and teaches Legal Studies.

Gail Calkins (B.S., University of Texas at Austin) joined the staff at St. Thomas in 2013. She currently serves as Assistant Dean of Students and Director of Summer Programs.

Fr. James Murphy, CSB (BA in Journalism and European History from St. John Fisher College. M.Div from University of St. Michael’s College. M.Ed. from Boston College) joined STH in 2011 and has served in various roles from teaching to drama and athletics. He is currently an Assistant Dean of Students and is the local Superior of the Basilian Fathers of STH.