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Students who participate in extracurricular activities reap the benefit of the total St. Thomas educational experience.

To enrich the learning experience, STH sponsors many organizations to give your son the opportunity for school and social service and to pursue activities in various fields of interest.  Student participation in these organizations is highly encouraged.

The goal of the 3D Printing Club is to offer students the opportunity to learn more about and practice 3D printing. In this club, students will print creations from other designers, create and modify their own models, and experiment with various finishing techniques. No experience is required, and newcomers will be guided through the process of 3D printing. For questions, please email Dr. Conboy by clicking on her name below.

Sponsor Contact: Dr. Claire Conboy, Faculty, Department of Science

The A-Million-Thanks Club is a student-led organization that seeks to appreciate the service of our military men and women; this is accomplished by sending letters of support and gratitude to active, former, and reserve military members. Meetings are held on the first Monday of every month in Reckling Gymnasium, right after school; they will focus on encouraging timely letter submissions, as well as future plans. All students are welcome. Contact Coach Davis for questions by clicking on his name below.  

Sponsor Contact: Raymond Davis, Physical Education Coach, Department of Athletics

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The Asian Culture Club is a student-led exploration of the diverse cultures in East, Southeast, and South Asia. In addition to celebrating major international holidays like the Mid-Autumn Festival and the Lunar New Year, we take time to appreciate unique individual cultures within the Asian continent. Contact Ms. Lee by clicking on her name below.

Sponsor Contact: Lorin Lee, Faculty, Department of Math and Department of Languages

To access the Asian Culture Club Fall Fair video, CLICK HERE.

Mission: Through weekly bible study, group dialogue and prayer students will have the opportunity to develop and deepen their relationship with Jesus Christ. To join or for questions, please email Coach Q by clicking on his name below.

Sponsor Contacts: Andrew Quittenton, Dean of Theology/Director of Campus Ministry

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Assist the head athletic trainer with first aid, hydration, rehab, and treatment of STH athletes. To apply, please contact Mr. Valdez by clicking on his name below.

Sponsor Contact: Chris Valdez, Staff, Athletic Trainer

This club intends to end senior citizen isolation in assisted-living homes through socialization offered by our students. This club has been active even during the pandemic with remote/video options. Please contact Diego.Ramos@students.sths.org for more information!

Sponsor Contact: Joe O’Brien, Faculty, Department of Theology, Director of Student Activities

The Business Club features guest speakers from the business community. These discussions cover everything from how to approach the best college path, as well as sharing ideas of how to gain experience. Please contact Mrs. Stephenson by clicking on her name below.

Sponsor Contact: Chelette Stephenson, Staff, Director of Counseling.

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The Chess Club meets in the Learning Commons. Chess Club activities are designed for both the recreational and tournament-competitive mindset. To join, please reach out to Mr. Cuneo by clicking on his name below.

Sponsor Contact: Philip Cuneo, Faculty, Department of Science

The Choices Club members develop creative ways to disseminate Choices Program information to the wider student community. To join, please contact Mr. Ivins by clicking on his name below.

Sponsor Contact: Thomson Ivins, Staff, Choices Counselor

The STH Drama Club is a group like no other on campus. Comprising students from St. Thomas, St. Agnes, Duchesne, and Incarnate Word, the 70+ students perform two major shows every year. The students, parents, alumni, little brothers, little sisters, and faculty all work together to produce these magnificent shows. No experience is necessary! To join in the fun, please contact Mr. Green by clicking on his name below.

Sponsor Contact: Dan Green, Faculty, Faculty, Department of English and Department of Fine Arts

The Dungeons and Dragons Club celebrates the classic fantasy game and helps promote leadership skills, critical thinking, decision-making, and the opportunity to socialize with other D&D players. Join in anytime, and don’t forget to bring your imagination. For questions, please contact Mr. Baker by clicking on his name below.

Sponsor Contact: Danny Baker, Faculty, Department of Social Studies

The E-sports Club allows students to sign up, and play together in The Esports League that offers weekly competition in various online video games. Students play all games at home in their free time, and meetings at school are only held to discuss strategy amongst the teams. To join, please contact Mr. Pothier by clicking on his name below.

Sponsor Contact: Steve Pothier, Faculty, Department of English

The Eagle Guard is a decades-old tradition at St. Thomas, known for its ability to bring spirit and momentum to every athletic event. The Eagle Guard is comprised of approximately twelve students, juniors and seniors, who help lead loud cheers at games, run the flag out onto the field before kickoff, guard Tom Eagle (our mascot), and much more. They live the phrase “Eagle Fight Never Dies”. Our Eagle Guard is proud to stand united with the STH Band and STH Cheerleaders at all times. If you think you are up to the challenge, listen for announcements to apply during our Spring Semester! #EFND

Sponsor Contact: Joe O’Brien, Faculty, Department of Theology, Director of Student Activities

Eagles for Life promotes a respect for life in all of its stages: from womb to tomb. We have a fall presentation to all of the Theology classes along with several prayer rallies and service projects. To join, please email Mr. Johnson by clicking on his name below.

Sponsor Contact: Casey Johnson, Faculty, Department of Theology

The Engineering Club is all about problem-solving, and is intended to include every field of engineering. The goal for the club is to advance to competitions with other schools, and ultimately work toward solar paneling installation in our school. The Engineering club wants to see STH advance to a cleaner school of the future. All students who are interested are welcome. To join, please email Dr. Conboy by clicking on her name below.

Sponsor Contact: Dr. Claire Conboy, Faculty, Department of Science

The Environmental Club seeks to improve the environmental condition of the Houston area, and decrease the carbon footprint of STH, while simultaneously learning about and gaining a better appreciation for the environment and wildlife. To join, please email Miss McFetridge by clicking on her name below.

Sponsor Contact: Lauren McFetridge, Faculty, Department of English

To access the Environmental Club Fall Fair video, click here.

The STH Film Production club is an outlet for students to creatively express themselves through film. Whether you’re an actor, editor, writer or someone who just wants to get your hands on a camera, this club has a place for you. The Film Production club competes in numerous film competitions throughout the year, such as “My Rode Reel” and the “48 Hour Film Project”. The goal of the club is to master and enjoy the filmmaking process in a fun and competitive manner. Shoots would mostly be held off school grounds, so meetings would be held once a month and devoted to writing and revising scripts, the casting process, preparing and planning the shoots and eventually editing. Anyone is eligible to join. To join, please email Mr. Dundee by clicking on his name below.

Sponsor Contact: Lance Dundee, Faculty, Technology Department

The Fitness Club is a M-F opportunity at the *new* weight room. It will begin at 3:15, and end at 4:15. In order to participate, all students must clear this with their doctor first. Students must have a physical clearance from their doctor after April 15, 2021. Once this is shown, the student is welcome! Please contact Mr. Patino by clicking on his name below. Faculty and Staff of STH may also participate.

Sponsor: Nelson Patiño, Faculty, Department of Languages

For the die-hard Foosball fan, this club proudly stands. Any level of player is welcome. Interested students are welcome to join in the fun at our Student Rec Center after school and during lunches. Questions may be directed to Mr. Joe O’Brien at joe.obrien@sths.org.

Sponsor Contact: Dr. Aaron Dominguez, Staff, Prinicipal

Model UN is a simulated United Nations conference in which students will role-play as country representatives and debate significant international issues. Preparation involves meeting twice a month in the fall and weekly in January in preparation for the two-day conference in early February. Please contact Mr. Yarbrough by clicking on his name below.

Sponsor Contact: Darrell Yarbrough, Faculty, Department of English

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The St. Thomas Chapter of the National Honor Society strives to combine the mission of the school – upholding goodness, discipline, and knowledge – with that of the National Honor Society. We are an organization that recognizes and encourages superior academic achievement, while developing other characteristics essential to citizens in a democracy. In the St. Thomas Chapter of NHS, we prepare future leaders for global citizenship through each member’s commitment to excellence in learning, leadership development, school and community service, and the highest standards of personal character. Being a member of the St. Thomas Chapter of the National Honor Society is an honor and a privilege. Please contact Dr. Conboy by clicking on her name below.

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Sponsor Contact: Dr. Claire Conboy, Faculty, Department of Science

The purpose of the Ping-Pong Club is to further the enjoyment and social development intrinsic to the sport. Students who would like to join are always welcome; we practice often at the Student Activities Center on campus. All are welcome! For questions, please stop by Mr. O’Brien’s office (the door to the left of our chapel doors), or email him by clicking on his name below.

Sponsor Contact: Joe O’Brien, Faculty, Department of Theology, Director of Student Activities

Highly competitive, team-based, academic competitions via trivia tournaments. All are welcome; please contact Mr. Erickson by clicking on his name below.

Sponsor contact: Mr. Michael Erickson, Faculty, Department of Science

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Students build robots in the VEX robotics system and complete locally with other schools. This is both a mechanical engineering and programming challenge. Competitions are held at the state, national and international level. All are welcome; contact Ms. Warnes by clicking on her name below to send her an email.

Sponsor Contact: Nell Warnes, Faculty, Department of Technology

To access the Robotics Fall Fair video, click here.

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Students design, build and launch model rockets in the annual TARC (Team America Rocketry Challenge) competition.More information about the club can be found at sites.google.com/site/sthsscience. Email questions to Dr. Nordloh by clicking on his name below.

Sponsor Contact: Dr. Pete Nordloh, Faculty, Department of Science

Senior Leaders are a select group of seniors who are commissioned to assist Campus Ministry with student retreats, student liturgies, and various ministry offerings at STH. Senior Leaders give Witness Talks and facilitate small group discussions on student retreats, while also serving as liturgical ministers at the student level. Senior Leaders are invited to an exclusive leadership camp during the summer prior to their Senior year.

Juniors interested in joining for the next school year: please contact Coach Q by clicking on his name below, or watch/listen for announcements advertising this opportunity in the springtime.

Sponsor Contact: Andrew Quittenton, Dean of Theology, Director of Campus Ministry

The Spanish Club at STH promotes the language and cultures of the Spanish-speaking world through a variety of fun and educational co-curricular activities and service opportunities. By joining, students can look forward to practicing spoken Spanish, socializing, and learning about the richness and diversity of Hispanic cultures. To join, please email Mr. O’Brien by clicking on his name below.

Sponsor Contact: Joe O’Brien, Faculty, Department of Theology, Director of Student Activities

To access the Spanish Club Fall Fair video, click here.

The Speech and Debate Club is fun way to develop communication skills and make new friends.  This group competes in speech tournaments around Houston and across the nation. To join, please email Mr. Yarbrough by clicking on his name below.

Sponsor Contacts: Darrell Yarbrough, Faculty, Department of English &  Lauren McFetridge, Faculty, Department of English

The LEGO club will allow students to design new models and compete with one another in a format similar to the TV series ‘LEGO Master’. It is intended to be a fun opportunity to hang out with friends who share a love of all things LEGO. To join, please email Dr. Nordloh by clicking on his name below.

Sponsor Contact: Dr. Pete Nordloh, Faculty, Department of Science


The purpose of the Student Council is to give students an opportunity to develop leadership by organizing and carrying out school activities and serving as a liaison between the student body and the Administration. It is the group where students can assume as much of the responsibility of organizing their activities as they are able, and where questions arising from the students can be presented. It derives its power from the Administration, and its prime objective is to promote school spirit, pride and unity. The process of joining StuCo is by election, which happens in the mid-Spring; please watch EBN and read your emails from Mrs. Looper for announcements!

Sponsor Contact: Joe O’Brien, Faculty, Department of Theology, Director of Student Activities

Get involved in the voice of STH by joining in on completely student-run media: The Eagle Newswpaper and website, Aquin Yearbook and website, and the Eagle Broadcast Network. Whether it’s writing, layout, photography, graphic design or social media, there are a variety of fields you can specialize in and learn more about journalism and communications. Learn what it takes to put together nationally-award-winning media and build your skill set to be successfull in college media and communications internships. Participate in live event coverage on social media or be an anchor on the daily morning news. Anyone is eligible to join. To join, please email Mr. Dundee by clicking on his name below.

Sponsor Contact: Lance Dundee, Faculty, Department of Technology

The Tabletop Gaming Club is made up of students who enjoy board games that range from old standards such as Monopoly and Risk to more modern games like Ultimate Werewolf or the Century series. To join, please email Dr. Nordloh by clicking on his name below.

Sponsor Contact: Dr. Pete Nordloh, Faculty, Department of Science

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The Ultimate Frisbee team is an intramural program in which students learn to play Ultimate Frisbee competitively from other students. We play against other local schools throughout the year as well as compete in a state tournament in May. To join, please email Coach Labus by clicking on his name below.

Sponsor Contact: Nathan Labus, Faculty, Department of Athletics