TMI Student Excels In State Poetry Contest

TMI Student Excels In State Poetry Contest

Elizabeth Holmes, a freshman at TMI – The Episcopal School of Texas, was one of five students and the only ninth-grader to make it to the semifinal round – from which a winner and runner-up were chosen – at the Poetry Out Loud state finals, held Feb. 22 in Austin....
Cornerstone Christian School Open House

Cornerstone Christian School Open House

Join us on Tuesday, April 22, 2014 – 5:30-7:30 p.m. to receive a tour of Cornerstone Christian School. Meet faculty and staff, and gain valuable admissions and tuition assistance information.Meet at the Cornerstone Christian School Main Campus located at 4802 Vance...
TMI Adminstrator Named Honorary Commandant

TMI Adminstrator Named Honorary Commandant

Tracy Carter, Dean of Academic Advancement at TMI – The Episcopal School of Texas was named honorary commandant of the Defense Language Institute English Language Center (DLIELC) at Lackland AFB. She was selected on the basis of a nomination package and interviews for...
TMI Swimmers Take Regional Championships

TMI Swimmers Take Regional Championships

The girls’ varsity swim team of TMI – The Episcopal School of Texas, won the TAPPS (Texas Association of Private and Parochial Schools) Division 2 Central Regional Championship Jan. 29 in the Josh Davis Natatorium at NEISD’s Blossom Athletic Center. The girls’ team...
TMI Runner Signs With UT-Austin

TMI Runner Signs With UT-Austin

Chris Pietraszkiewicz, a senior at TMI – The Episcopal School of Texas, signed a national letter of intent Feb. 5 to commit to the University of Texas at Austin, where he will be a member of the distance cross-country and track teams next year. Captain of TMI’s...
Saint Mary’s Hall Class Of 2013

Saint Mary’s Hall Class Of 2013

On May 24, Saint Mary’s Hall held the 132nd commencement ceremony at Laurie Auditorium honoring this year’s 95 graduates. The students’ preparation for life outside Saint Mary’s Hall is evident in this year’s graduate statistics. The Class of 2013 has five National...
Championship Debate 2013

Championship Debate 2013

This year’s eighth graders presented a memorable Championship Debate to their peers and parents in Ellison Hall on May 15. Given recent school tragedies, the topic was an emotive and sensitive one, a fact that precluded the attendance of the lower school boys....
Anne Bristol: Head Of Monarch Academy

Anne Bristol: Head Of Monarch Academy

Anne Bristol, with more than 30 years of experience as an educator and administrator, has been named head of school of Monarch Academy at Morgan’s Wonderland, a school for students with special needs next to the unique theme park in San Antonio. “Anne brings a wide...
Check Out The New Saint Mary’s Hall Web Site!

Check Out The New Saint Mary’s Hall Web Site!

Saint Mary’s Hall invites you to visit our new web site, which launched in early September.  The web site provides prospective families with a wealth of information about the robust academic, athletics, fine arts, and core values education programs that have come to...
New Head Of School For Buckner Fanning

New Head Of School For Buckner Fanning

The Buckner Fanning Christian School (BFCS) is proud to announce the appointment of their new Head of School, Sharon Newman. Sharon comes to Buckner Fanning with an excellent background in education.  She opened Hardy Oak Elementary School in 2000, and served ten...
Why Go Private

Why Go Private

An Overview Of What San Antonio Private Schools Have To Offer By Bonny Osterhage For San Antonio Academy mom Jane Jones, putting her two boys ages 5 and 6 into the public school system was never an option — even though she is zoned to the coveted Alamo Heights...
Selecting A Private School

Selecting A Private School

How Do You Choose The Best School For Your Child? By Karen Kolivosky Sometimes, which school a child attends is a simple matter of geography: The student enrolls at the nearest public school. However, for parents seeking more of a custom fit for their child, San...
Applying Process

Applying Process

You think you’ve found the perfect school. What’s next? Here’s a step-by-step look at the admissions process. Interviews The initial “getting to know you” part of the process can consist of school tours, classroom observations and interviews with admissions staff. As...
Searching For A School

Searching For A School

What Do You Need To Know ? By Susan Sheffloe Speer Private school. Those two words conjure images of ivy-covered brick walls and well-mannered high-achievers in crisp uniforms. Are you considering private school for your kids? Maybe you’ve always known that your...
Is It The Right School?

Is It The Right School?

The National Association of Independent Schools recommends that parents visit a school, observe carefully and ask themselves these questions: Do the students seem productive, engaged and happy? Does what you see reflect the school’s stated mission? Does the school...
All Boys? All Girls?

All Boys? All Girls?

Is A Single-Gender Education Right For Your Child? As a society, the pendulum swings on gender roles and preferences, starting in early childhood, but the issues go beyond whether boys or girls prefer trucks to dolls or pink and blue. The differences are “real,...
Schools For Special Needs?

Schools For Special Needs?

For a Special Needs Child By Karen Kolivosky When a child has a disability, the right school can help to maximize his or her full potential. Choosing an educational path for a child with special needs is challenging for many reasons, including: • The grieving process....
Why Go Private?

Why Go Private?

An Overview Of What San Antonio Private Schools Have To Offer By Bonny Osterhage For San Antonio Academy mom Jane Jones, putting her two boys ages 5 and 6 into the public school system was never an option — even though she is zoned to the coveted Alamo Heights...
Public Or Private?

Public Or Private?

Choosing the best school for your student Back in the olden days (as my father used to say), when I was approaching high school, people who went to private schools were the rich, the elite. The rest of us who were college-bound, even the most academically talented...