Better in the middle blog


    • 7th Grade TX History Trip a Huge Success!

      In early October, our 7th grade students spent a week learning about the unique and inspiring leadership on which our great state of Texas was founded. Students came to school for a full day of learning about key players and major events in the formulation of our state before leaving the next morning on a […]

    • Volume II Issue II: Overtime and Overstressed

      A nightmare rears its ugly head all too often from mid August to sometime in early June, aligning very well with the beginning and end of the school year. The scene varies from episode to episode, but one example depicts me in the kitchen preparing dinner. I have chicken on the grill, vegetables on the […]

    • Mo-Ranch Slide Show

      After a brilliant trip, there are no words that can describe the fun, the challenge, and the memories that have etched their way into the 6th grade class. So I will use a slide show! Enjoy the 70+ pictures of the show. If you would like to have a copy, please send me an email! […]

    • Mo-Ranch Day 2 Update

      Greetings from Beautiful Mo-Ranch! Today saw an incredible amount of teamwork, motivation, challenge and success. You would all be SO PROUD of your son or daughter (I know that the teaching staff here is)! Your students have taken water samples at freshwater ecology, braved the heights of the ropes course to challenge their fears and […]

    • 6th Graders to Mo-Ranch: Day One

      Hello from Mo-Ranch!  The STE 6th grade program is going strong here in central Texas. We have arrived at Mo-Ranch in Hunt, TX, and have jumped right into the fabulous programming presented to our students. The girls and boys first sat down for a great lunch, followed by an orientation from the director of the […]

    • Volume II Issue I: Welcome Back!

      “Hope deferred maketh the heart sick: but when the desire cometh, it is a tree of life.” Proverbs 13:12 Dear Middle School Parents! It is my hope and prayer that summer has brought to each of you the freedom and opportunity to explore the world with family and friends. From long travels overseas to summer […]

    • Success from the Middle: Student Spring Academic Achievements

      As we wrap up the school year, I am so thrilled to post about recent student accolades. Please read on for information regarding the results of Latin, math, and Quiz Bowl competitions. We are SO PROUD of our incredible students who have gone the extra mile to represent their academic community. The Saints in the […]

    • Taking Charge

      2 Count it all joy, my brothers, when you meet trials of various kinds, 3 for you know that the testing of your faith produces steadfastness. 4 And let steadfastness have its full effect, that you may be perfect and complete, lacking in nothing. 5 If any of you lacks wisdom, let him ask God, who […]

    • Inaugural Quiz Bowl Team Places First!

      Trio of first time champions at Jr. Rodeo Posted on February 24, 2014 by www.texasquizbowl.org Teams from St. Thomas High School, Harmony-Houston, and St. Thomas Episcopal emerged victorious in the junior varsity, middle school experienced, and middle school novice divisions at this past Saturday’s Jr. Rodeo held at McMeans Junior High in Katy. A full statistical wrap-up for […]

    • Marking Period 4 Reflection

      Below is a list of some of the happenings this past marking period. What a wonderful year it has been so far! Here are some highlights from the school year since returning from break: Middle School Sports Boys/Girls Basketball won their district and the girls were undefeated in district play! MS Swimming saw success all […]