Summer Message from President Father James Murphy, CSB

It’s summer. No really, it is. I’ve checked the calendar and compared the date with my welcome screen on my phone. The days, weeks, and months have blended together and I don’t think I’m alone in saying that I’m not 100%. Since March 13, when St. Thomas sent our students and faculty home for spring [...]

Alumni Association Awards Scholarships to Returning Eagle Scholars

Throughout the novel pandemic, American lives have changed in ways never anticipated. And the St. Thomas campus community continues to rally in ways consistent since the institution’s Basilian birth in 1900. As Houston and the rest of the nation grapple with the unprecedented and ongoing consequences of COVID-19, the Alumni Association has awarded thousands of [...]

By |2020-06-29T19:54:43-05:00June 29th, 2020|Academics, Alumni, Campus News|0 Comments

Maddox Kopp ’21 Earns Coveted Invitation to Elite 11 National Finals

Rising from an unprecedented lockdown to a promising liftoff. Maddox Kopp ‘21 has earned a coveted invitation to the Elite 11 Finals, the nation’s premier quarterback camp and competition. Kopp was included among 20 top-rated high school performers, gripping the game's most exacting position, convening for a three-day showcase in Nashville that begins June 29. [...]

By |2020-06-25T17:00:58-05:00June 25th, 2020|Athletics, Campus News, Football|0 Comments

Commencement 2020 | Resilience, Recovery, Rising to Greater Heights

The lives of St. Thomas graduates are uniquely fortified by their four years of Basilian college preparatory. But rarely in the 120-year history of the institution has a graduating group been changed in unanticipated ways as the Class of 2020 - those who rallied with the resilience, determination, and adaptability throughout the continuing threat of [...]

Senior Stories | Robert Frank ‘20 | Driven To Discover

When Robert Frank ‘20 first appeared at St. Thomas within the ranks of the Class of 2020, his was a mere face in the crowd only to subtly emerge as a commanding showstopping presence within the school's acclaimed theater program. A freshman from West University Elementary and the Presbyterian School of Houston, Frank’s reluctant passage [...]

By |2020-06-09T18:31:57-05:00June 9th, 2020|Academics, Alumni, Campus News|1 Comment

Senior Stories | John Lucas ’20 | Leadership Through Inspiration

The relative silence that often surrounds John Lucas ‘20 is never to be confused as reluctance, but rather an acute efficiency. Whether meeting the demands of rigorous college preparatory curriculum, or impacting Eagle Rugby, or sharing the virtues of Catholic Basilian education as an emphatic Eagle Ambassador, Lucas reflects on his four years of sacrifice [...]

By |2020-06-08T16:53:19-05:00June 8th, 2020|Academics, Alumni, Campus News, Rugby|0 Comments

St. Thomas Sets June 8 Return for Eagle Football and Cross Country | Phased-Return for Student-Athletes

St. Thomas High School has set June 8 as the date for football and cross country student-athletes to return to campus. In the wake of the coronavirus shutting down and ripping up the spring calendar, Eagle Athletics enters the summer with at least a stationary target after nearly three months in the dark on what [...]

‘Eagles’ Nest’ Spring 2020 | 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 [...]

By |2020-06-17T15:29:32-05:00May 20th, 2020|Academics, Alumni, Athletics, Campus News|0 Comments

Valedictorian Grant McCoy and Salutatorian Grayson Drinkard | Brothers in Arms Leading Class of 2020

First, they were friends in kindergarten. Then classmates at Roosevelt Alexander Elementary School in Katy. And Beckendorff Junior High. When choosing his high school destination, Grant McCoy ‘20 exercised a bold decision to not follow his sister’s path to a macro public experience. He opted for the rich heritage of Basilian education at St. Thomas. [...]

By |2020-10-22T14:29:46-05:00May 20th, 2020|Academics, Campus News|0 Comments

St. Thomas Alumni Network Responds During Pandemic | Eagles Supporting Eagles and Community

No one in academia, not to mention restaurants and retail, athletics and entertainment, Main Street to Wall Street, had any idea that by the Ides of March and into mid-May the United States would be in the sort of footing that anyone under the age of 75 understood only from their parents and the writings [...]

By |2020-05-15T12:06:59-05:00May 14th, 2020|Alumni, Campus News|0 Comments
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