Prosthetic Apparatus Developed in the Walker Innovation Center by Andrew Cubriel ’23

Andrew Cubriel, class of 2023, has modeled, designed, and developed a prosthetic apparatus for a patient who is partially missing a finger. Andrew himself does not have the end portion of his little finger. Using the tools and systems he learned in his I&D class Andrew has created a prosthetic that slips onto the digit that is underdeveloped and bends when curling the other knuckle of that same finger. The prosthetic does this with a simple piece of wire that is connected to a ring around his finger. This is an extremely ingenious and innovative idea that has the potential … Continue reading Prosthetic Apparatus Developed in the Walker Innovation Center by Andrew Cubriel ’23

TMI Cadets Selected for Boys State

Congratulations to two TMI Episcopal rising seniors who were chosen to participate in Boys State, sponsored by the American Legion Post 593 in Converse, TX. Cadets Carson Moore ’23 and Ben Hokenson ’23 attended a gathering this summer where they learned about city, county, and state government structures. Great work, cadets! Continue reading TMI Cadets Selected for Boys State

National Latin Exam Results

Several TMI Latin students received national recognition today as results were released for the National Latin Exam (NLE). The NLE, sponsored by the American Classical League and the National Junior Classical League, is a 40-question, multiple-choice test with a time limit of 45 minutes, offered to students at all levels of Latin. There are questions on grammar, comprehension, mythology, derivatives, literature, Roman life, history, geography, oral Latin, and Latin in use in the modern world. Our students joined others from all 50 states and 21 foreign countries to take this year’s exam.  The following students should be commended for their … Continue reading National Latin Exam Results

TMI Students Participated in the Texas State Junior Classical League (TSJCL) Convention

This past weekend, April 8-9, 2022, TMI Latin students, accompanied by their teachers Claudia Monsalvez Clark and Alleyne Rogers, joined schools from across the state at Alamo Heights High School to take part in the annual Texas State Junior Classical League (TSJCL) Convention. The TSJCL is a state organization that is part of the larger National Junior Classical League, an organization for middle and high school students who are taking classics-related courses. NJCL proudly holds the honor of being one of the largest academic youth organizations in the world.  There are over 35,000 members in approximately 1,000 chapters, located in … Continue reading TMI Students Participated in the Texas State Junior Classical League (TSJCL) Convention

National Scholastic Winners

Two TMI students received national recognition for their submissions in the National Scholastic Art and Writing Competition. The 2022 National Awards Ceremony will take place at Carnegie Hall on Thursday, June 9th, in New York City. Sara Homma ’22 received a Gold Medal for two of her works as well as Silver medal for her portfolio “Las Caras de México.” She also won the Civic Expression Award and Scholarship for her piece “The Things Between us.” Here is a link to learn more about that award. https://www.artandwriting.org/scholarships/civic-expression-award  Bernice Gitiche ’24 received a Gold Medal for her poem ’The Lemon Juice’. A preview of her poem is below.  … Continue reading National Scholastic Winners

TMI Students Participated in Texas State Junior Classical League Area B Convention

On February 25-26, 2022, TMI Latin students, accompanied by their teachers, Claudia Monsalvez Clark and Alleyne Rogers, joined 21 area schools at Clark High School to take part in the annual Texas State Junior Classical League (TSJCL) Area B Convention. The TSJCL is a state organization that is part of the larger National Junior Classical League, an organization for middle and high school students in classical courses. NJCL proudly holds the honor of being one of the largest academic youth organizations in the world.  There are over 35,000 members in approximately 1,000 chapters, located in almost every state and in … Continue reading TMI Students Participated in Texas State Junior Classical League Area B Convention

TMI Students Return from WorldQuest

TMI sent three teams of students to this year’s Academic WorldQuest competition, sponsored by the World Affairs Council of San Antonio and hosted at the University of the Incarnate Word. Each team answered challenging questions on topics including Climate Change and Migration,  International Labor Organization, the Past Twenty Years of Afghan History, China’s Involvement with its Neighbors, US-Vietnamese Relations, and Democracy and Technology, amongst other issues.  The senior team of Indigo Keener, Evan Gardner, Farouk Ramzan, and Matthew Sutherland earned 4th-place, and came very close to the 3rd-place winners, BASIS Shavano Park. Facing stiff competition, the other two teams (both of which consisted exclusively of … Continue reading TMI Students Return from WorldQuest

TMI junior designs and donates mask holders to dentistry students

TMI junior designs and donates mask holders to dentistry students Sophia Oliveira, a junior at TMI Episcopal, created, designed, and fabricated (using a 3D printer) mask holders as a project for her Innovation and Design class. Since the COVID-19 pandemic started, dentists and other health care providers often wear two masks when treating patients. The mask holders that Oliveira designed make it easier for providers to wear multiple masks for hours, comfortably. Oliveira’s passion for the project stemmed from a combination of interest in bioengineering and watching her mother – a dentist and a professor at the UT Health San … Continue reading TMI junior designs and donates mask holders to dentistry students