TMI Academic WorldQuest teams capture 2nd and 3rd place

Two TMI teams participated in the Academic WorldQuest competition sponsored the World Affairs Council of San Antonio on Tuesday, February 23rd. The Junior-Senior team included senior Erik Peterson and juniors Evan Gardner, Farouk Ramzan, and Jack Waters. The Freshmen-Sophomore team included sophomores Elise Bostian and Owen Bruhn, with freshmen Khivan Raina and Calvin Walls. Both were quizzed on their knowledge of international relations and current events, with special topics ranging from the legacy of the Arab Spring to the International Labor Organization. Unsure whether the obstacles created by last week’s storm would prevent them from competing, the teams were able … Continue reading TMI Academic WorldQuest teams capture 2nd and 3rd place

TMI Robotics scores league win

2/19/2019 TMI Episcopal’s Robotics Team and their robot 6221, “Pantherbots Alpha,” were part of a two-team winning alliance at the Alamo Area FTC (FIRST Tech Challenge) league championship held Feb. 2 at Brandeis High School.TMI participants include: John Chen, Josh Cross, Harrison Fentress, John Fera, Ethan Fish, Eric Gan, Garrett Greiner, Owen Guo, Chloe Harthan, Sam Jang, Lucas Kirma, Joanna Li, Louis Liu, Bridget Lynch, Stow Neilson, Emmet Owen, Isaiah Rettig, Arun Simha, Matthew Trainor, Jack Waters and Matthew Weiss. The win qualifies TMI to advance to compete in the Central and South Texas Regional Championship, to be held March … Continue reading TMI Robotics scores league win

TMI NHS hosts gingerbread house decorating contest

12/26/2018 TMI NHS hosted a school-wide gingerbread house decorating contest on Saturday, December 15! The event raised money for the Christmas Spirit Foundation’s Trees for Troops charity, an organization that sends Christmas trees to troops overseas and to military families stationed around the United States. Students and faculty participated in the festive event for a good cause and helped raise $300 to send trees to our troops. Everybody who participated rose to the occasion and created some awesome houses!  Winners:1st place: The Silky Ducks (Priya Pine, Olivia Kurth, and Anna Halim)2nd Place: French Fries (Gavin and Tristan Freiler)3rd Place: Mega Christian … Continue reading TMI NHS hosts gingerbread house decorating contest

TMI LAXmen score new skills at West Point

7/17/2018 Alex Belucci and Ethan Lakhia, rising freshman at TMI Episcopal, attended the Army West Point Lacrosse Camp, held July 10-13 at the U.S. Military Academy.The Instructional camp for players 9-17 is coached by the Army lacrosse staff, former Army lacrosse players, current and former college players and coaches and Major League Lacrosse professionals. Camps are divided into three age divisions for development of team and individual, including shooting, defending, passing, face-offs, dodging and goal-tending. Belucci was named by coaches to the All Stars for his division and rated Attack MVP for the boys’ camp’s Session I, which was attended … Continue reading TMI LAXmen score new skills at West Point

TMI student jumps a level in Pony Club

7/16/2018 Adelaide “Addy” Toll, a rising seventh grader at TMI Episcopal, successfully passed her D-3 rating examination for the United States Pony Club (USPC) on June 16 at Pine Hill Equestrian Center in Bellville.To reach this level, Toll, on her horse Passin’ the Class, had to demonstrate riding skills in dressage, show jumping and cross-country. The exam includes a horse-management section for which she answered questions and presented a record book on horse care (feed, exercise, finances and health). By performing tests before a USPC examiner, riders achieve ratings and measure their progress through the Pony Club curriculum of mounted … Continue reading TMI student jumps a level in Pony Club

TMI freshman attends Auburn vet camp

7/14/2018 Hannah Growney, a rising freshman at TMI Episcopal, successfully completed Auburn Vet Camp, held June 17-22 at the Auburn University College of Veterinary Medicine in Auburn, Ala. Out of 450 applicants, she was one of 50 students chosen to participate, based on grades, recommendations and an essay. The summer program for students entering grades 9-11 who are interested in careers in veterinary medicine. Campers learn about anatomy, first aid, imagining, public health, farm animals and wildlife. Second-year veterinary students, along with faculty, technicians and staff, provide the veterinary coursework campers take, in university classrooms, laboratories and outdoor facilities including Auburn’s … Continue reading TMI freshman attends Auburn vet camp

Rising senior completes USNA Summer Seminar

6/21/2018 Jessica Cox, a rising senior at TMI Episcopal, completed the U.S. Naval Academy (USNA) Summer Seminar, held June 9-14 on campus in Annapolis, Md.For high-achieving students between their junior and senior years of high school, the program introduces prospective applicants to life at the Academy with a week of academics, athletics, and professional training. Students who successfully complete the Summer Seminar may go on to apply for USNA admission the following year. Participants live on campus, are taught by Academy faculty and led in group workouts by midshipmen (current Academy students) and other Navy personnel. A highlight of the … Continue reading Rising senior completes USNA Summer Seminar