Fasting, Abstinence, Almsgiving || St. Thomas Begins Lenten Journey with Ash Wednesday Mass

St. Thomas met as a campus community with the traditional Ash Wednesday Mass to mark the solumn beginning of the Church’s Lenten season, the penitential period before Easter observed as a time of prayer and penance in reparation for one’s sins. President Fr. James Murphy, CSB presided over the Eucharistic celebration and the [...]

By |2024-02-21T13:59:14-06:00February 14th, 2024|Alumni, Student Life, Campus News, Academics|0 Comments

Best And Brightest || National Signing Day Celebrates Elite Eagle Scholar-Athletes Soaring to Collegiate Level

February’s traditional National Signing Day provided more than the usual Red & White salute for acclaimed St. Thomas scholar-athletes seizing the chance to continue their careers at the university level. Amid the coast-to-coast carnival capping the wild world of frenzied football recruiting that long ago reached peak absurdity came the engrossing journeys of exemplary St. [...]

Terms Of Engagement || Eagle Football Earns Second Straight Academic State Championship from National Football Foundation

For the second consecutive year, St. Thomas is proud to be the Texas private school state champion for the National Football Foundation (NFF) National High School Academic Excellence Awards. This prestigious acclaim is in partnership with the nationwide recognition honoring individual teams with a 3.0 or above cumulative grade point average. The collective St. Thomas [...]

By |2024-02-01T13:05:48-06:00January 31st, 2024|Campus News, Alumni, Athletics, Academics, Football|0 Comments

Following God’s Plan || Evan Psencik ‘05 Leading Catholic Education in North Austin

Evan Psencik ‘05 is divinely driven by the strength of his Catholic faith. And just as readily relates to the Yiddish adage “Mann tracht, un Gott lacht.” Translation - “Man plans, and God laughs.” The dynamic first-year principal at St. Dominic Savio High School in burgeoning north Austin required much more than superior credentials, a [...]

By |2024-02-14T12:48:46-06:00January 27th, 2024|Academics, Alumni, Campus News|0 Comments

Nourishing Body And Soul || Eagle Scholars Continue St. Thomas Legacy of Social Activism

St. Thomas theology faculty member Danny Hernandez ‘08 has built his career and philanthropy around the principles of social justice, community service, and entrepreneurial spirit.  He mentors emphasizing those same ideals to Eagle scholars who want to make a better world and find solutions to important issues. Hernandez consistently searches for off-campus components to support discussion [...]

By |2024-02-12T16:43:07-06:00January 16th, 2024|Alumni, Student Life, Campus News, Academics|1 Comment

Take Us Higher: Pathways to Independent Learning Class

This course is the third in a series of enrichment courses for middle school students sponsored by St. Thomas High School. The first two are Step Up Study Skills and Preparation for the High School Entrance Exams. In Pathways to Independent Learning, students are given tools and strategies to take charge of the learning process. [...]

By |2023-12-21T14:08:07-06:00December 21st, 2023|Academics, Admissions, Resources|0 Comments

Acts Of Faith || Father/Son Mass Shares in Celebrating All Saints’ Day

St. Thomas honors the spiritual bond that unites Eagle scholars and their fathers with the traditional Father/Son Mass, a morning liturgy and affirmation of faith that speaks to the very fabric of the school’s Basilian identity. November 1 celebrates the Solemnity of All Saints, an annual observance dedicated to remembering, revering, and being [...]

By |2023-11-02T12:49:34-05:00November 1st, 2023|Academics, Alumni, Student Life, Campus News|0 Comments

Take A Bow || Alumni Association Salutes Bishop Brendan Cahill ’81 with Esteemed Faculty Members Joe O’Brien and Philip Cuneo

The St. Thomas Alumni Association routinely honors prestigious Eagle graduates as well as significant stakeholders for their professional achievements, personal sacrifice, outstanding leadership, and exemplary contributions to Basilian college preparatory education. The Most Rev. Brendan Cahill ‘81, Bishop of Victoria, was celebrated prior to the final regular season game for Eagle Football, along with exceptional [...]

By |2023-12-05T13:42:13-06:00October 31st, 2023|Academics, Alumni, Campus News|0 Comments

A Grade Above || William Wittman ’24 and Campbell Brown ’24 Lead Parade of Elite St. Thomas Performance in 69th National Merit Scholarship Program

William Wittman '24 and Campbell Brown '24 have earned semifinalist acclaim in the 69th annual National Merit Scholarship Program. The two exemplary scholars are being considered for 7,250 Merit Scholarships worth more than $28 million - National Merit $2,500 Scholarships; corporate-sponsored Merit Scholarship awards; and College-sponsored Merit Scholarship awards. Wittman and Brown are among an [...]

By |2023-12-05T13:42:08-06:00October 28th, 2023|Alumni, Student Life, Campus News, Academics|0 Comments

Quest For The Best || Celebrating Newest Champion Scholars to National Honor Society

St. Thomas is proud to celebrate the latest champion scholars earning membership in its prestigious chapter of the National Honor Society. Commemorating more than 100 years of saluting the nation’s most acclaimed students, the NHS is recognized as the nation's premier organization rewarding high school students who demonstrate excellence in scholarship, service, leadership, and character [...]

By |2023-12-05T13:42:01-06:00October 27th, 2023|Student Life, Campus News, Academics|0 Comments
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