TMI students aid vets with patriotic dress

Students at TMI – The Episcopal School of Texas collected a total of $1,899 to aid veterans with a Red, White and Blue Dress Day. Sponsored by the school’s chapter of Interact, a Rotary-sponsored youth service organization, the fundraiser allowed students who usually wear school uniforms to come to school wearing red, white and blue on Sept. 11 for a $5 donation. Funds raised are to be donated to the Episcopal Diocese of West Texas Veterans Support Fund. Contributions help the diocese provide scholarships for families of wounded warriors to attend summer camp at Camp Capers and Family Camp at … Continue reading TMI students aid vets with patriotic dress

TMI students aid vets with patriotic dress

Students at TMI – The Episcopal School of Texas collected a total of $1,899 to aid veterans with a Red, White and Blue Dress Day. Sponsored by the school’s chapter of Interact, a Rotary-sponsored youth service organization, the fundraiser allowed students who usually wear school uniforms to come to school wearing red, white and blue on Sept. 11 for a $5 donation. Funds raised are to be donated to the Episcopal Diocese of West Texas Veterans Support Fund. Contributions help the diocese provide scholarships for families of wounded warriors to attend summer camp at Camp Capers and Family Camp at … Continue reading TMI students aid vets with patriotic dress

TMI senior leads Rotarians in service project

Elise Notzon, a senior at TMI – The Episcopal School of Texas enlisted the help of members of the Dominion Rotary Club in making special “lovie” dolls that help parents of premature infants bond with their children while the babies are still in hospital neonatal intensive care units (NICU). At the club’s Sept. 30 meeting, Notzon showed the Rotarians how to make the dolls, a project of the Threads of Love needlework ministry. Parents of babies in intensive care hold the dolls close to transfer their scent to into the materials; when the dolls are placed beside the infants, the … Continue reading TMI senior leads Rotarians in service project

TMI sophomore earns Eagle Scout rank

Andrew Snyder, a sophomore at TMI – The Episcopal School of Texas received the rank of Eagle Scout at a Board of Review on Aug. 12. This is the highest rank attainable in Boy Scouting; only about six percent of all Scouts earn Eagle rank. Snyder is a member of Troop 1920, chartered to St. Helena’s Episcopal Church in Boerne. He will be recognized for his achievement at an Eagle Court of Honor to be held Jan. 31, 2015. For his Eagle project, a major requirement for the rank, Andrew built a free-standing mailbox for Hill Country Mission for Health … Continue reading TMI sophomore earns Eagle Scout rank

TMI sophomore earns Eagle Scout rank

Andrew Snyder, a sophomore at TMI – The Episcopal School of Texas received the rank of Eagle Scout at a Board of Review on Aug. 12. This is the highest rank attainable in Boy Scouting; only about six percent of all Scouts earn Eagle rank. Snyder is a member of Troop 1920, chartered to St. Helena’s Episcopal Church in Boerne. He will be recognized for his achievement at an Eagle Court of Honor to be held Jan. 31, 2015. For his Eagle project, a major requirement for the rank, Andrew built a free-standing mailbox for Hill Country Mission for Health … Continue reading TMI sophomore earns Eagle Scout rank

TMI takes the Ice Bucket Challenge

TMI – The Episcopal School of Texas took the big chill for charity Friday, Aug. 15, when nearly 50 faculty and staff lined up in the school’s Johnston Amphitheater to douse themselves with buckets of ice, following a nationwide trend in support of awareness of ALS (amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, also known as Lou Gehrig’s Disease). Student Council President Isa Magraner issued the challenge on behalf of TMI’s 473 students during daily chapel earlier in the day. Participants included the heads of Middle and Upper School, chaplains, JROTC faculty and many teachers and staff members who each took a bucket full … Continue reading TMI takes the Ice Bucket Challenge

TMI takes the Ice Bucket Challenge

TMI – The Episcopal School of Texas took the big chill for charity Friday, Aug. 15, when nearly 50 faculty and staff lined up in the school’s Johnston Amphitheater to douse themselves with buckets of ice, following a nationwide trend in support of awareness of ALS (amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, also known as Lou Gehrig’s Disease). Student Council President Isa Magraner issued the challenge on behalf of TMI’s 473 students during daily chapel earlier in the day. Participants included the heads of Middle and Upper School, chaplains, JROTC faculty and many teachers and staff members who each took a bucket full … Continue reading TMI takes the Ice Bucket Challenge

Community-wide service project at Rock ‘N Roll Marathon

All members of the TMI community were invited to participate in the community-wide service project on November 17 at the San Antonio Rock ‘N Roll Marathon. TMI volunteers were out there at 5:00 a.m., partnering with Pape-Dawson Engineers, Inc., to mann a water station just past mile marker 10 of the race. The TMI community helped out to unload the delivery truck, disburse and arrange supplies and GU Energy Gel packets, cleanup trash, and breakdown after the event. Some TMI students were even in the pack, running the race!         Continue reading Community-wide service project at Rock ‘N Roll Marathon