St. Gerard Catholic High School

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St. Gerard Catholic High School
Address
521 South New Braunfels Avenue
San Antonio, (Bexar County), Texas 78203
United States
Coordinates 29°24′51″N 98°27′43″W / 29.41417°N 98.46194°W / 29.41417; -98.46194Coordinates: 29°24′51″N 98°27′43″W / 29.41417°N 98.46194°W / 29.41417; -98.46194
Information
Type Private, Coeducational
Religious affiliation(s) Roman Catholic
Established 1927
Principal Michelle Mendez
Grades 912
Enrollment 100-120
Color(s) Royal Blue and White         
Athletics Football, Basketball (Boys and Girls), Baseball and Softball, Tennis (Coed), Volleyball
Athletics conference TAPPS 2A
Team name Royals
Publication Royal Proclamation
Website

St. Gerard Catholic High School is a private, Roman Catholic high school in San Antonio, Texas. It is located in the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of San Antonio.

Background[edit]

St. Gerard was established in 1927, graduating students who have gone on to serve in religious life, the medical profession, local and state politics, social services, law enforcement, the field of labor relations and the business world at large.[citation needed]

College Dual Credit Offered[edit]

Ninety-one percent of graduates go on to college, with many seniors taking Educational and Technical courses for dual credit at St. Philips College.[citation needed]

St. Gerard juniors and seniors are eligible to participate in St. Philip College dual credit program; as well as its Southwest Campus Academies, Information Technology and Security Academy, Alamo Area Aerospace Academy, and Manufacturing Technology Academy.

Extra-Curricular Athletics And Clubs[edit]

The school offers athletic opportunities for all students. Boys may participate in football, basketball, baseball, and tennis. Girl’s athletics include volleyball, basketball, softball, and tennis. The Royals compete in the Texas Association of Private and Parochial Schools (TAPPS).[citation needed]

Organizations include: • National Honor Society • Cheerleaders • Student Council • Mu Alpha Theta • Royal Ambassadors • Dance Team

The Royal Ambassadors are students who represent St. Gerard at various events both on and off campus, showing their “Royal Pride” to all whom they meet. Royal Ambassadors visit other Catholic schools on recruitment days, offer tours to new and prospective students, and assist where needed, as per directions from the principal.

Royal Ambassadors must maintain a 3.0 GPA, have faculty recommendations, and submit an application and letter of interest to the principal.

The following State Championships (TCIL) have been won at St. Gerard:

Football: 1985
Softball: 1983,1984,1985,1990,1992,1993
Basketball: 1981,1993
Baseball:1980

Religious Staff[edit]

Sister Julie Brady, SSND School Sister of Notre Dame Arrived at St. Gerard-2002

Sister Jo Goolish, OSF School Sisters of St. Francis Arrived at St. Gerard-2002

Sister Elizabeth Hatzenbuehler, OSU Ursuline Sisters Arrived at St. Gerard-2003

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Notes and references[edit]

  1. ^ SGCHS. "School Information". Archived from the original on 2007-02-27. Retrieved 2007-05-11. 

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