St. Thomas Again Recognized for Premier College Preparatory Excellence

For the fourth consecutive year, a study from Pittsburgh-based Niche.com ranked St. Thomas as one of the most achieving college preparatory schools in Texas. The results announced in September placed STH among the top-five all-male high schools in the state and among the top-10 Catholic institutions. The A- Overall Niche Grade reflects the institution's comprehensive [...]

By |2018-12-11T10:21:10+00:00December 7th, 2018|Academics, Campus News|0 Comments

Matocha ’19 Awarded Co-Offensive Player of the Year by Touchdown Club of Houston

In an era of boundless offensive football, quarterback Peyton Matocha ‘19 cemented new St. Thomas standards. Throughout a rocklicking record-smashing career charged with a series of electrifying Friday night lights, he tested limits and expanded the imagination. And the last mark of distinction for Matocha came courtesy the Touchdown Club of Houston who honored him [...]

By |2018-12-06T12:20:44+00:00December 6th, 2018|Athletics, Campus News, Football|0 Comments

Inaugural Camp Aquinas Promotes Basilian Brotherhood and Leadership within Class of 2022

Grow as many, unite as one. Understanding that the current college preparatory enrollments are inundated daily … academically, socially, personally and spiritually … with untold pressures and challenges … St. Thomas developed a five-day orientation program for incoming freshmen during the first week of the academic year that infused the traditions and values of the [...]

By |2018-12-06T12:42:18+00:00December 3rd, 2018|Campus News|0 Comments

#TBT Jay Vaughn ’15 – Rapid Ascent to What’s Next

This article originally appeared in April 2018 and was included in the 'Eagles' Nest' Spring 2018 Now that Jay Vaughn ‘15 has speed-raced to his degree from Texas A&M ... studied in Spain among architectural savants... hip-hopped (at times, literally) from one Euro tapas playpen to another ... skydived Dubai ... taken stay within the [...]

By |2018-11-29T11:47:40+00:00November 29th, 2018|Alumni, Campus News|0 Comments

Eagle Football Turnaround Tour Ends In TAPPS Regional Playoff

Eagle Football flashed a stretch of outcomes in 2018 that no one could have possibly foreshadowed. Through trial, torment, talent and, mostly, sheer perseverance, St. Thomas defied every expectation and prognosis. But the magic to produce a miracle finish deep into the TAPPS postseason fell short of a Hollywood script turned scripture. After consecutive disappointing [...]

By |2018-11-28T09:53:23+00:00November 26th, 2018|Athletics, Campus News, Football|0 Comments

Eagle Basketball Receives Turbo Blast Boost from Rockets Performance Coach Jimmy Vidas

Within days of Gary Hall becoming the new leader of Eagle Basketball, he put into motion his desire to establish a culture of accountability and toughness to jump-start the dormant program. The first priority in constructing that identity was adding a consistent strength and conditioning element that would mirror Hall’s own driven personality. He previously [...]

By |2018-11-20T15:13:13+00:00November 20th, 2018|Athletics, Baseball, Campus News|0 Comments

Surging Eagle Football Advances in TAPPS State Playoffs to Face Dallas Bishop Lynch Saturday in Fairfield

GAME 11 - Hotze Field inside Granger Stadium, TAPPS Division I Playoffs Plano John Paul II 32 Eagle Football 52 WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW Quarterback Peyton Matocha ‘19 threw for 358 yards with three touchdowns and ran for a fourth in a record-smashing performance while Ian Wheeler ‘19 added two more scores as the [...]

By |2018-11-18T11:32:01+00:00November 17th, 2018|Athletics, Campus News, Football|0 Comments

Going 10 Rounds with Language Dean Danny Hernandez ’08

St. Thomas language dean Danny Hernandez ‘08 tackles a speed round of questions. Your family relocated to Houston in 1994 from Los Angeles when you were four years old to start what has become the city’s Arandas Bakery brand. How great is it growing up with an endless supply of empanadas, orejas, cookies and cakes? [...]

By |2018-11-27T18:19:58+00:00November 16th, 2018|Alumni, Campus News|0 Comments

Wolf ’19 and Logsdon ’19 Shine on November’s National Signing Day

In the summer of 2017, Josh Wolf ‘19 was prepped for an elite California baseball tournament playing for a Prospects National team filled with high caliber hotshots from throughout Texas. He sought out the only other Houston-area representative - a long tall talent from Huffman named Brody Logsdon. “We met at the airport. He was [...]

By |2018-11-20T17:25:24+00:00November 15th, 2018|Athletics, Baseball, Campus News|0 Comments

Message from Interim President Fr. James Murphy, CSB – Remembrance and Thanksgiving!

The month of November is a time for true reflection on God’s gracious gift of life. We begin with the Feast of All Saints, celebrating the countless men and women whose steadfast faith is a supreme example for all to see and emulate. All Saint’s Day and The Feast of All Souls are particularly poignant [...]

By |2018-11-14T10:38:51+00:00November 14th, 2018|Campus News|0 Comments