Fine Arts teacher commissioned by COSA World Heritage Office

TMI Fine Arts Teacher Cassie Gnehm was commissioned by The City of San Antonio World Heritage Office to do a painting commemorating the life of Madame Candalaria, who is known for numerous accomplishments in San Antonio, but most known for her story of nursing the ailing Jim Bowie during the siege of the Alamo. The special outdoor exhibit features the works of 11 San Antonio artists and curated by Rigoberto Luna and is part of the World Heritage Office’s celebration of Dia de los Muertos (https://buff.ly/3jVflyO). “Alive in Memory & Spirit” is a visual interpretation of some of the critical … Continue reading Fine Arts teacher commissioned by COSA World Heritage Office

TMI LAX coaches win statewide awards

Both varsity lacrosse coaches at TMI – The Episcopal School of Texas received top district honors from the Texas High School Lacrosse League (THSLL). Head Lacrosse Coach John Beck was named Coach of the Year for the league’s San Antonio district, and Blake Skinner was named Assistant Coach of the Year. The team clinched its third district championship in a row with a 15-3 win April 21 over Smithson Valley High School, qualifying for regional playoffs to determine the teams that will compete in playoffs for the state championship. The THSLL coaching awards honor those varsity coaches who exemplify the … Continue reading TMI LAX coaches win statewide awards

TMI LAX coaches win statewide awards

Both varsity lacrosse coaches at TMI – The Episcopal School of Texas received top district honors from the Texas High School Lacrosse League (THSLL). Head Lacrosse Coach John Beck was named Coach of the Year for the league’s San Antonio district, and Blake Skinner was named Assistant Coach of the Year. The team clinched its third district championship in a row with a 15-3 win April 21 over Smithson Valley High School, qualifying for regional playoffs to determine the teams that will compete in playoffs for the state championship. The THSLL coaching awards honor those varsity coaches who exemplify the … Continue reading TMI LAX coaches win statewide awards

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

TMI choir director tapped for fellowship

Joseph DeLoach, choir director of TMI – The Episcopal School of Texas, was selected to be a conducting fellow in the University of Georgia Summer Choral Conducting Institute, an intensive, weeklong program of seminars and master classes for music educators and church musicians. DeLoach was one of 12 applicants chosen to participate in the Institute, to be held June 23-27 at the university’s Hugh Hodgson School of Music. During the fellowship program, he and other participants will explore rehearsal techniques, score-studying methods and gestural options and will have the opportunity to conduct a resident choir and to encounter new repertoire … Continue reading TMI choir director tapped for fellowship

TMI administrator named honorary commandant

Tracy Carter, Dean of Academic Advancement at TMI – The Episcopal School of Texas was named honorary commandant of the Defense Language Institute English Language Center (DLIELC) at Lackland AFB. She was selected on the basis of a nomination package and interviews for the position. Throughout the U.S. Air Force, the honorary commanders program fosters community support for the hosting unit by educating members of the local business and civic community about its mission Carter became aware of the program while visiting Lackland with fellow members of the 2013 Leadership San Antonio class on the San Antonio Chamber of Commerce-sponsored … Continue reading TMI administrator named honorary commandant

TMI teacher named to honor society

Karla Ortiz, who teaches English as a Second Language at TMI – The Episcopal School of Texas, has been accepted to the Honor Society at Lamar University, where she is pursuing a master’s degree in Educational Leadership. Membership in the society is based on GPA and a nomination, recognizing student success and encouraging further achievement. Lamar University is a public research university located in Beaumont. Continue reading TMI teacher named to honor society

TMI administrator chosen for leadership program

Tracy Carter, Dean of Academic Advancement at TMI – The Episcopal School of Texas was selected to participate in the next Leadership San Antonio class. She is the only participant to represent an independent school. “I am honored to have been selected to be a part of Leadership San Antonio Class 38,” said Carter. “ I am looking forward to coming together with my fellow classmates to observe the functional workings of San Antonio and examine the issues, obstacles and challenges facing our community.” Carter has been an administrator at TMI since Fall 2011. She collaborates with students, parents and … Continue reading TMI administrator chosen for leadership program