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Head of School, St. Thomas Families, Uncategorized

Educating, Parenting, Gardening

September 18, 2018, Author: CONeal

If you joined us on Back to School Night then you’ve heard me discuss the analogy between parenting and gardening.  The analogy comes from  Dr. Alison Gopnik a psychologist whose 2017 book The Gardener and the Carpenter examines parenting through the lens of carpentry and gardening and how these two hobbies represent different philosophies on raising kids.

Events, St. Thomas Families

Friendly Fridays are Back!

September 13, 2018, Author: CONeal

Fridays at St. Thomas, you are welcome to walk your student to their class, and then join other parents for some coffee (or tea) and conversation after Chapel. We hope to see you there!

Art, Drama, Events, Music, Newsletter, Studio

2018 Sept. Fine Arts Newsletter

September 11, 2018, Author: St. Thomas

School wide this this Fall the students will be focusing on music and performing arts, with a community-welcoming Christmas concert, themed “Christmas Around the World!” Then, in the Spring, the focus shifts to art, offering students the opportunity to enter in several well-known art competitions, including the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo!

PTO, St. Thomas Families

Spirit Wear Forms (due 9/13)

September 10, 2018, Author: CONeal

View and download your Spirit Shirt Order Form today. Be sure to check out all the items on sale. You know have more options to pick from to help you show your school spirit. STAES 2018-19 Spirit Wear Order Form (1)

2018-19 School Year, Events

Back to School Night

September 4, 2018, Author: CONeal

We invite you to come out to "Back to School Night" at St. Thomas. Meet New Faculty and Staff and most importantly, hear about all that your child will be learning this year. Be sure to catch a presentation from Head of School and PTO. We look forward to seeing you there.

2018-19 School Year, Art

Chalk Art Lessons

August 31, 2018, Author: CONeal

NPR recently featured a story called Coloring Books and Worksheets: What’s the Value of ‘Staying in the Lines’.  It’s a great listen/read if you’re interested in learning more about art education, and the value of giving children the space for creative expression.  The following quote stood out to me: …art education isn’t just about […]

Nassau Bay, Safety

Mosquito Prevention

August 30, 2018, Author: St. Thomas

If you’ve lived in Houston or the Clear Lake Area for any length of time, you’ve probably noticed the mosquitoes. If you haven’t already, you can label a bottle of your preferred insect repellent with your child’s name and send it with them to school, or  simply apply before leaving the house […]

2018-19 School Year

School Starts Monday

August 16, 2018, Author: St. Thomas

We are excited to welcome new and returning students this Monday the 20th of August at 8:05am. Our back to school sign will be placed out in front ready for those looking to capture a photo of this special day.

Campus, Studio

Visit Our New Library Room

July 25, 2018, Author: St. Thomas

Creativity and innovation are the premier skills of all disciplines, both classical and modern. As we prepare to make room for our much anticipated creative commons, The Studio, we have relocated our library to Room 8 in Hallway 2. For years the large room at the back of our school was divided [...]

Camp Invention, Enrichment

Camp Invention at St. Thomas

July 12, 2018, Author: St. Thomas

Camp Invention is underway at St. Thomas the Apostle Episcopal School! We are always seeking opportunities to expand minds and engage hearts, and Camp Invention is the perfect partner for our school. Check out the video below to get an overview of this summer’s exciting Fast Forward program.