Ten St. Thomas Students Recognized by the National Merit Scholarship Corporation for Academic Achievements

St. Thomas High School is proud of the young men who have been recognized by the National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC) for their academic achievements. Each year over one million students compete for academic acknowledgement, scholarships and a chance at being acknowledged by this esteemed academic corporation. This year we are honored to announce that [...]

By |2019-10-08T08:00:25-05:00October 1st, 2019|Academics, Campus News, Press Releases|0 Comments

Meet one of the newest members of St. Thomas High School’s Faculty, Dustin Lyles!

Dustin is a native of East Texas, originally from Tyler, TX, and a graduate of Baylor University. During his time at Baylor, he earned both his Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Spanish Linguistics. After graduate school, he moved to northern Spain to teach English for a year. “I decided to pursue a degree in Spanish [...]

By |2019-09-30T13:56:43-05:00September 30th, 2019|Academics, Campus News, Faculty Profiles|0 Comments

Eagle Scholars Gain Exclusive Entry into National Honor Society

St. Thomas recognizes the latest induction into our acclaimed chapter of the National Honor Society. The distinction was achieved through a selection process based upon exemplary scholarship, enthusiastic service, steadfast leadership, and uncompromising character - qualities associated with the NHS since its founding in 1921. The nation's premier organization established to identify and encourage extensive [...]

By |2019-12-16T12:36:53-06:00September 25th, 2019|Academics, Campus News, Student Life|0 Comments

Founder’s Day Mass Honors Legacy and Leadership of St. Thomas Basilians

The beginning 120 years ago was meager, the ascension without fanfare. A steady process that preached purpose, culture, and service rooted in the Basilian credo of Teach Me Goodness, Discipline, and Knowledge. Now, well into the second century after its genesis, St. Thomas celebrated its legacy as a premier college preparatory experience with its annual [...]

By |2019-09-16T19:41:16-05:00September 16th, 2019|Academics, Alumni, Campus News, Student Life|0 Comments

Why We Chose St. Thomas || Nikhil Shah Class of 2023

The search wasn’t for learning subjects but to learn how to think critically. To live ethically. To find people who think differently from the way you think, talk with them to find out why, and enrich yourself in the process. The destination wasn’t simply to pave a path leading to upcoming professional development but a [...]

By |2019-09-13T13:37:38-05:00September 12th, 2019|Academics, Campus News, Student Life|0 Comments

Teacher Spotlight: Brett Mills

Many of you on campus may recognize Brett Mills as a St. Thomas High School U.S. History teacher, Dean of Social Studies, or Rugby coach. Although, what you might not know about Mr. Mills is his how he spends his summers. Each summer, Mr. Mills spends time in locations throughout the U.S. or abroad – [...]

Student Spotlight: Adam Dunn, Jordan Navarijo, Carson Hechler and Augustus Boettcher

This summer, four of our students from St. Thomas High School, Adam Dunn (’20), Jordan Navarijo (’20), Carson Hechler (’20), and Augustus Boettcher (’21), had the opportunity to attend a three-week study abroad program in Rome through the University of Dallas. The summer program offered through the University of Dallas provides opportunities for high school [...]

St. Thomas Alum Receives Scholarship to Study Mandarin Abroad

Douglas Fahrenholz (’19), recent graduate of St. Thomas High School, received the National Security Language Intiative for Youth (NSLI-Y) scholarship to study Mandarin abroad. Fahrenholz will plan to study in Kaohsiung, Taiwan at the Wenzao Ursuline University of Languages during the 2019-2020 school year. The NSLI-Y scholarship program was launched in 2006 to promote critical [...]

‘Eagles’ Nest’ Fall 2019 – St. Thomas Leaving its Catholic Basilian Imprint on Houston and Nationally

The Eagles' Nest is the St. Thomas flagship vehicle for telling stories about the vibrant Eagle community. Through compelling narratives and striking visuals, we explore the institution, from the change and growth on campus to how St. Thomas is leaving its Catholic Basilian imprint on Houston and nationally. Our award-winning writing and design provide insights [...]

Lee ’20 Selected for Exclusive ‘Economics For Leaders’ Program at Wake Forest University

Acclaimed St. Thomas scholar-athlete Nathan Lee ‘20 was selected for an exclusive Economics For Leaders program at Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. Lee was one of 32 students from across the United States who shared in the summer enrichment exercise designed for talented and motivated high school students who wish to accelerate their [...]

By |2019-07-23T17:55:14-05:00July 23rd, 2019|Academics|0 Comments