Academic Awards Assembly Celebrates Scholars Preparing for Life with Purpose and Continual Exploration

The St. Thomas Academic Awards Assembly is an annual celebration to significant academic achievement, a tribute to scholars preparing for a life of purpose and continual exploration. “This is a joyous occasion where we share in the amazing accomplishments of our students,” said principal Dr. Aaron Dominguez ‘96. “Our administration and faculty are extremely proud [...]

By |2019-04-18T19:18:41-05:00April 18th, 2019|Academics, Campus News|0 Comments

St. Thomas Spring Musical ‘Guys and Dolls’ Plays All Its Cards Right

One of the wittiest of American musicals, Guys and Dolls remains a rich classic that never skimps on wit or charm, an indelible gem from Broadway’s Golden Age. Yet St. Thomas Theater Director Dan Green was wise to how his Spring 2019 Musical would be interpreted in the now and presented a masterclass that could [...]

By |2019-04-08T10:11:36-05:00April 8th, 2019|Academics, Campus News|0 Comments

St. Thomas Singers Earn Acclaim at TPSMEA State Competition

The St. Thomas Singers continued the program’s strong reputation for acclaim by earning distinction at the Texas Private School Music Educators Association (TPSMEA) state competition. The following soloists received 1st Division medals: Dante Segura ‘19 Daniel Tran ‘19 Daniel Griggs ‘19 Isaiah Leal ‘19 Benito Moreno-Garza ‘21 Leo Wilson ’21 The first ensemble of Leal, [...]

By |2019-04-09T16:02:10-05:00April 8th, 2019|Academics, Campus News|0 Comments

Award-Winning Scholar-Artist Castillo ’19 Accepted into New York University

William Castillo ‘19, one of the most acclaimed scholar-artists in recent St. Thomas history, has been accepted to study studio art in the renown Steinhardt School at New York University. “The opportunity to experience one of the great cities in the world and the rigors of the NYU curriculum is a dream come true,” Castillo [...]

By |2019-04-03T11:07:34-05:00April 2nd, 2019|Academics, Campus News|0 Comments

Twelve Eagle Scholar-Artists Earn Regional and National Acclaim

In the uber creative world within St. Thomas Fine Arts, expectations are ever-present, the standard long ago elevated to supreme heights.  Successes are measured most by a student’s continuous critical and intuitive dialog with the work to gain increased self-knowledge and inventive growth. A model program in peak prowess remains committed to persistence and promise [...]

By |2019-04-02T15:08:36-05:00April 2nd, 2019|Academics, Campus News|0 Comments

St. Thomas Singers Again Earn Acclaim at TPSMEA Competition

The St. Thomas Singers including nine soloists and two ensembles continued the program’s strong reputation for acclaim by earning recognition at the Texas Private School Music Educators Association (TPSMEA) regional event. The following students received medals for a rating of I (Superior) on their solo performances to advance to the state competition: Daniel Griggs ‘19 [...]

By |2019-02-25T12:19:35-05:00February 25th, 2019|Academics, Campus News|0 Comments

#TBT Chase Shanley ’18 Earns ROTC Scholarship to The Citadel to Lead and Serve

This article originally appeared June 2018.   The ultimate test of any academic institution is the quality and character of its graduates. Honors student Chase Shanley ‘18 proved exemplary in leadership excellence and academic distinction throughout his St. Thomas career, and now aims to apply his skills and direct his desires to duty, honor and country [...]

By |2019-02-07T11:08:35-05:00February 7th, 2019|Academics, Alumni, Campus News|0 Comments

St. Thomas Announces Fr. James Murphy, CSB as Third President After National Search

St. Thomas High School has selected Fr. James Murphy, CSB as the institution’s third president in its proud 119-year history. Fr. Murphy was the unanimous choice of the St. Thomas Board of Directors with the approval of Fr. Kevin Storey, CSB, the Superior General of the Congregation of St. Basil. “I’m honored and humbled that [...]

By |2019-01-31T15:13:23-05:00January 31st, 2019|Academics, Alumni, Campus News|0 Comments

Eagle Scholars Celebrate Feast of Patron and Gain Insight to St. Thomas Aquinas

On the feast of our patron saint, faculty member Casey Johnson ‘05 shares background and context of Thomas Aquinas ... a Dominican priest who emerged as an authority of the Roman Catholic Church, a prolific writer whose influence on Catholic intellectual life remains immeasurable, one of the greatest theologians of the Middle Ages. --- For [...]

By |2019-01-30T17:20:52-05:00January 30th, 2019|Academics, Campus News|0 Comments

St. Thomas Scholars Outperform District and State in ACT Scores

The Catholic Basilian intellectual tradition continues to be the cornerstone of the St. Thomas campus community in which students learn to think critically, act compassionately and succeed while serving others. While prestige is derived from much more than exemplary academics, St. Thomas is proud to share the latest measurable results which reflect the immense growth [...]

By |2018-12-27T14:42:59-05:00December 27th, 2018|Academics, Campus News|0 Comments