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

TMI’s Continued Partnership with UT Health

On Friday, November 12, 2021, Justin Kutscherousky, Director of Innovation, was given the opportunity to speak in front of 40 occupational therapy students at UT Health San Antonio. After a brief lecture on the mechanics of 3D printing, 3D printing’s role in medical technology, and how to use the design-thinking process to create affordable and easy-to-use tools, the students then broke off into groups to create 16 different objects for 16 different case studies. The students used the five design-thinking steps to empathize with their patients and eventually draft out a prototype of instruments that could be used in the patients’ … Continue reading TMI’s Continued Partnership with UT Health

AP Scholars 2021

TMI is pleased to announce that 65 Upper School students who took Advanced Placement exams last spring qualified as AP Scholars.  Of these, 25 were recognized as AP Scholar, 15 as AP Scholar with Honor, and 25 as AP Scholar with Distinction. Please read below to view a list of all AP Scholars along with the criteria for awards. Congratulations to all 65 AP Scholars!  AP Scholar Awards Every fall, the AP Program recognizes high school students who have demonstrated outstanding college-level achievement through their performance on multiple AP Exams. AP Scholar Granted to students who receive scores of 3 or … Continue reading AP Scholars 2021

TMI Episcopal delivers to Department of Occupational Therapy at UT Health San Antonio

JULY 21, 2021 – Students at TMI Episcopal have completed and delivered their first project for the Department of Occupational Therapy at UT Health San Antonio to modify a toy car for a 4-year-old girl with multiple sclerosis.  TMI rising … Continue reading TMI Episcopal delivers to Department of Occupational Therapy at UT Health San Antonio