2017-2018 Back-to-School Information

Important Dates

  • Family Association's Textbook and Uniform Resale: June 16 & 17, July 21 & 22
  • Saturday, August 12, 2017: New Student/Parent Orientation & New-Family BBQ
  • Wednesday, August 16, 2017: Convocation Day/First Day of School
  • Wednesday, August 30, 2017: Classroom Night 

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  • Booklists & Summer Reading (Click for details)

    (Summer reading: Students must read and be ready to discuss all summer reading material when school starts.)
     
    TMI has arranged with both MBS Direct and Barnes & Noble to have the books stocked and available for purchase. The MBS Direct online store will go live on July 5; books available from Barnes & Noble are highlighted in yellow on the book lists.

    If you choose, you may purchase any of the books from a different source as long as both the ISBN and edition match what is listed.

    Both the English Department and the Upper School History Department have assigned summer reading for students. Please see the links below for guidance from the English Department on summer reading and the link below regarding Upper School History summer reading and the accompanying assignment that must be turned in prior to the start of the school year.

    2017-2018 Booklists

    Summer Reading
  • School Supply Lists (Click for details)

    School Supply Lists for Middle School and Upper School students are provided to the students during the first week of school by their teachers. However, some basic supplies may be purchased ahead of time. 

    Middle School
    • Notebooks – Your child is required to keep a notebook for every subject. This can be organized as a binder with a section for each subject or as separate notebooks. Each teacher will specify preference.
    • Basic supplies for a Middle School student include: black ink pens, pencils, erasers, ruler, math tools, highlighters, colored pens and pencils, scotch tape, glue stick, graph paper/notebook, lined paper/notebook, blank paper, plastic sleeves or paper folders, small stapler and staples, also for Art, a 9”x12” sketch book, supply case/bag and backpack. Please note, we do not allow rolling backpacks.
    • Optional locker shelves to help organize his/her books, etc.

    • Combination lock for both the Coates and and Frost P.E. lockers. The combination numbers will be given to the advisory teacher.

    Upper School
    Pencils, paper, 3-ring binder(s) of choice, and (optional) any electronic device that will support their learning.

Athletics

Middle School: There are no required Middle School athletic practices or activities that take place during the summer. Middle School students will begin athletic practices after school starts. For complete details and more information regarding Middle School athletics, please click here for a letter from the Middle School Athletic Director.

Upper School: Practice schedules and details for Upper School sports are listed below for teams who will be practicing during the summer:
 
Upper School Cross Country
Cross Country Summer Workout Schedule
Practices at TMI Practices at Friedrich Park
Tues, August 1 at 6:30 a.m. Fri, August 4 at 7:00 a.m.
Mon, August 7 at 6:30 a.m.  
Tues, August 8 at 6:30 a.m. Fri, August 11 at 7:00 a.m.
Mon, August 14 at 6:30 a.m.  
Tues, August 15 at 6:30 a.m.  
Monday through Thursday starting on August 16th through the end of the season, 5:30 a.m. - 7:00 a.m. at TMI. Please contact Edgar Gonzalez at e.gonzalez@tmi-sa.org with any questions.
 
Upper School Football
Summer football practices begin on June 5, 2017.
Click here to download the summer football PDF schedule.
For questions: Head Coach Jim Marshall, j.marshall@tmi-sa.org

  

Uniforms

Gently used uniforms will be available for sale at the Family Association's annual Textbook and Uniform Resale on June 16-17 and July 21-22 or you may also purchase uniforms directly from Dennis Uniform. Corps students will be required to pick up their uniforms during the Cadet Uniform Issue (see below).

Click here for Middle School Uniform Helpful Reminders
Click here for Upper School Uniform Helpful Reminders
 

Corps of Cadets

Cadet Uniform Issue is mandatory for all cadets. All cadets are required to come to the TMI Rifle Range to pick up their Corps uniforms during one of the following dates/times (Note: Returning cadets will be required to have shaved and a proper haircut for their uniform issue in accordance with the Cadet Regulations.):
 
New Cadet Training
Saturday, August 19, 2017

Cadet Uniform Issue
Tuesday, August 1, 2017 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Wednesday, August 2, 2017 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Thursday, August 3, 2017 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Friday, August 4, 2017 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Saturday, August 5, 2017 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
 

Boarding / Residential Life

New Boarder Arrival and Orientation – Wednesday, August 9
Returning Boarders Arrival – Monday, August 14  
Important Residential Life Dates
Boarding Information
The mission of TMI is to provide an excellent educational community, with values based on the teachings of Jesus Christ, challenging motivated students to develop their full potential in service and leadership.
TMI — The Episcopal School of Texas
20955 W. Tejas Trail
San Antonio TX 78257
(210) 698-7171