St. Thomas and “Eagles’ Nest” Publication Earn Dual Dose of National Acclaim

St. Thomas, partnering with designer KH Studio, is proud to be recognized by the prestigious National School Public Relations Association (NSPRA) for the Eagles’ Nest Fall 2019 publication - the only individual school among six honorees to receive Merit distinction and one of only three private institutions nationally to earn acclaim in the Magazine category. [...]

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 [...]

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 unprecedented times and [...]

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 [...]

Valedictorian Grant McCoy and Salutatorian Grayson Drinkard Lead 2020 St. Thomas Academic Awards

As the novel coronavirus pandemic rocked the country into lockdown, St. Thomas was forced to evolve into an institution of remote learning. But even in the face of difficulties and hardships unprecedented in modern times, affirmations of the power and resilience of the Basilian spirit emerged. In moving examples that shared such hope, the annual [...]

Clay Culture | Travis Froboese ’20 Earns Breakthrough National Acclaim in Ceramic Arts

The mission of St. Thomas Fine Arts is to create a curiosity for scholars to explore their intuitive talents, navigate their inquisitive journeys, and express themselves while possibly gaining national recognition. One of the most complete and diverse programs in Texas is shepherd by faculty member Mike Nebel. And the next breakthrough example extending the [...]

By |2020-03-30T14:40:10-05:00March 30th, 2020|Academics, Campus News, Student Life|0 Comments

Eagle Athletics in Surreal and Sobering Waiting Game During COVID-19 Suspension

They were on buses, in locker rooms, in class, or at home when the news came. They all knew it was a possibility but hoped, even prayed, it wouldn't happen. But just like that, with a phone call, text, tweet, or a few words from their coach, St. Thomas scholar athletes learned that their seasons [...]

By |2020-03-27T00:56:58-05:00March 26th, 2020|Athletics, Student Life|0 Comments

St. Thomas Campus Community Transitions to Distance Learning in Response to COVID-19

On Wednesday, March 11, the World Health Organization declared the coronavirus a pandemic - an outbreak of a serious new disease with sustained transmission throughout the world. St. Thomas stakeholders and academic executives immediately began planning a response to the global outbreak of COVID-19. President Fr. James Murphy, CSB and principal Dr. Aaron Dominguez ‘96 [...]

By |2020-03-24T23:16:56-05:00March 24th, 2020|Academics, Campus News, Student Life|1 Comment

Message to St. Thomas Family | Reconvening for Remote Learning and Looking Head

St. Thomas Family, A hallmark of our Basilian institution since its inception in 1900 is its unshakable sense of community. Our purpose is always the health and well being of our scholars, faculty, and staff, and that priority has dramatically heightened during the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. We pray that our extended Eagle families are safe [...]

By |2020-03-23T15:00:20-05:00March 23rd, 2020|Academics, Alumni, Campus News, Student Life|0 Comments

Superb Eagle Soccer Season Caps Sublime Four-Year ‘Tour de Force’ Run

The end zone scoreboard at Bryan High School dripped frigid mist in a miserable mid-February night, the equally familiar and unsavory result chilled the Eagle Soccer contingent to the bone in a way Mother Nature could never match. Crooked numbers were flanked by a clock ticking to triple zeroes aligning with the finality of a [...]

By |2020-03-13T11:46:56-05:00March 12th, 2020|Athletics, Campus News, Soccer, Student Life|0 Comments