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 |2019-10-09T13:06:32-05:00September 25th, 2019|Academics, Campus News, Student Life|0 Comments

Former Astros Overall No. 1 Selection Appel Delivers Stirring Testimony to St. Thomas FCA

Mark Appel has long been accustomed to crowds brought about through his sublime athletic talents. A high school pitching sensation in Northern California. A record smashing All-American at Stanford University. The Pac-12 Scholar Athlete of the Year. The glory boy of the 2013 Major League Baseball Draft. His celebrated meteoric rise was followed by a [...]

By |2019-09-25T12:46:39-05:00September 24th, 2019|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

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 [...]

“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. Through our award-winning writing and design, we [...]

Pham ’21 Latest Eagle Scholar to Earn Prestigious Eagle Scout Distinction

St. Thomas is proud to salute Patrick Pham ’21 for earning the prestigious rank of Eagle Scout, the highest achievement in the Boy Scouts of America (BSA). Pham continues the thriving legacy of Eagle scholars who have reached this milestone accomplishment that has been and continues to be richly recognized throughout the United States.  Pham [...]

By |2019-08-16T13:25:47-05:00August 16th, 2019|Campus News, Student Life|0 Comments

Camp Aquinas Instills the Life Lessons of Goodness, Discipline and Knowledge

For generations of scholars, the authentic St. Thomas experience has delivered a demanding curriculum that prepares students for college and a nurturing environment that prepares for life beyond. The one-year-old Eagle house system was designed to provide a deeply positive impact on student intellectual engagement and well-being. The introduction for the Class of 2023 came [...]

By |2019-08-16T13:33:32-05:00August 15th, 2019|Campus News, Student Life|0 Comments

St. Thomas Launches Academic Year with Social Service at Houston Food Bank

St. Thomas remains dedicated to transforming the minds and hearts of the Eagle community through social service and advocacy, ensuring that the Basilian mission of Teach Me Goodness, Discipline and Knowledge measures beyond mere motto, but is a stable of life. During the launch of the 2019-20 academic year, the student body is providing valuable [...]

By |2019-08-15T16:26:48-05:00August 13th, 2019|Campus News, Student Life|0 Comments

2019 Commencement Celebrates Basilian Ideal of ‘Teach Me Goodness, Discipline and Knowledge’

For 119 years St. Thomas has primed its graduates for a life of purpose and continual exploration - young men empowered to bridge divides and engage in public service, poised to pursue human aims and define true worth in the eyes of God. The latest commencement exercises proved triumphant, a reverence to Basilian principle in [...]