TMI Episcopal school supply drive

TMI Episcopal students collected school supplies to donate to the Battered Women’s and Children’s Center in San Antonio.The drive was organized by students in the school’s Interact Club, a Rotary-sponsored youth community-service organization, partnering with the school’s Health Center and Koplin Consulting, a behavioral-health service. Students contributed backpacks and other school supplies for children in the shelter, who need them because families staying there typically leave their homes in the middle of the night, leaving most of their belongings behind. Donated items help prevent children at the shelter from standing out at school during an already difficult time in their … Continue reading TMI Episcopal school supply drive

TMI student leads coat drive for homeless

1/16/2019 With the help of several area businesses, TMI Episcopal senior Hannah Allen brought some seasonal warmth to homeless men, women and children visiting Haven for Hope last month.Starting last July, Allen began her project to collect new and gently used coats for those in need. At a final, Dec. 8, 2018, “coat roundup,” she gathered more than 300 coats, contributed at Kahlig Auto Group dealerships including North Park Lincoln, North Park Mazda, North Park Lexus of San Antonio, North Park Lexus at Dominion, North Park Subaru, North Park Subaru at Dominion, North Park Volkswagen and North Park Chevrolet Castroville. … Continue reading TMI student leads coat drive for homeless

TMI NHS donates to SARead’s Book Bank

12/14/2018 Members of the TMI Episcopal chapter of the National Honor Society (NHS) collected more than 1,000 books to donate to SAReads, a project of Literacy San Antonio that operates a Book Bank to supplement area classroom libraries.NHS Secretary Melody Umsted and members Hannah Allen, Dylan Pegg and Caroline Vassar delivered two full bins of books Nov. 17 to the Book Bank, located at the Gulfdale branch of Firstmark Credit Union. Donated by TMI students, faculty and families, the new and gently used books included children’s, young adult and adult titles. TMI has had a chapter of National Honor Society … Continue reading TMI NHS donates to SARead’s Book Bank

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