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.
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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 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.