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  • Math Department Chair Karen Bryant, insert and with her fellow members of this summer's Siemens STEM Institute.

    STEM Study, Diversity Director, Shakespearean Sojourn, Orthodox Ordination: How Four Faculty Spent Their Summers

    Posted September 15, 2014

    St. Mark’s faculty members fill their summers with so many different experiences: vacationing with their families, furthering their studies, engaging in professional development, traveling for both pleasure and educational enrichment, and fulfilling lifelong dreams and aspirations. This summer was no different for so many teachers at St. Mark’s, and the stories of four stand as exemplars of all SM faculty summer adventures. Mathematics Department Chair Karen Bryant, Assistant Director of Admission Rohan Arjun, English teacher Jeniene Matthews, and retiring veteran Dr. Adel Mikhail all experienced singular and significant accomplishments over the past few months: just four among many.

  • Leadership Training, Early Sports, Orientation, and Convocation Highlight Opening Week of 2014-15 School Year

    Posted September 6, 2014

    The 2014-15 academic year is off to a strong start. Enrollment stands at 361 students, representing 21 states and 15 different countries. Leadership training, early sports practices, new student orientation, and the traditional opening Convocation ceremony have all highlighted the first week of St. Mark’s 150th year of operation.

  • Veteran Faculty Member Lee Wells Honored as Massachusetts German Educator of the Year

    Posted September 5, 2014

    This past month, the American Association of Teachers of German (AATG) and the Massachusetts Foreign Language Association (MaFLA) named Ms. Lee Wells of St. Mark’s School as the recipient of the 20th annual Massachusetts German Educator of the Year Award.

  • BRANTWOOD CAMP: For 94 Years a St. Mark’s Summer Service Experience

    Posted August 13, 2014

    This summer, as in each of the last 93 summers, students from St. Mark's School have gone up to Brantwood Camp in Peterborough, NH, as volunteers working with inner-city youth. In addition, St. Mark's alumni and faculty are continually involved with the Camp in a variety of ways: as trustees, supporters, and advocates to the greater community.

  • Center Director Jennifer Vermillion Recognized for Leadership by National Curriculum Association

    Posted August 5, 2014

    Jennifer Vermillion, Director of the Center for Innovation in Teaching and Learning at St. Mark’s, was recently recognized as an “Emerging Leader” by the national Association for Supervision & Curriculum Development (ASCD). Committed to engaging a diverse community and building capacity to improve learning, teaching, and leadership, the ASCD developed its Emerging Leadership program to prepare younger, diverse educators for potential influence and ASCD leadership. A new cadre of emerging leaders is selected annually.

  • Tess D’Orsi ’16 Selected for National Under-19 Women’s Lacrosse Squad: More St. Markers Honored

    Posted August 4, 2014

    Congratulations to Tess D’Orsi ’16, who was just named to the 25-player training roster for the U.S. Women’s National Under-19 Lacrosse Team. A rising Fifth Former from Sudbury, MA, D’Orsi was the leading scorer on this past spring’s 15-2 St. Mark’s Girls’ Varsity Lacrosse team, earning All-Independent School League (ISL), All-New England, and All-American honors for her efforts.

  • Students and Faculty Study, Explore in Spain

    Posted July 24, 2014

    This summer, Mr. Neil Cifuentes of the SM Modern Language Department accompanied a group of five St. Markers to Segovia, Spain, for study, service, and cultural immersion.

  • Joseph Burnett Mansion

    Legacy of 165-year-old Burnett House Rich in Southborough, St. Mark's History

    Posted July 23, 2014

    Southborough native Joseph Burnett (1820-1894) has been back in the news of late, as the house he built for his family in 1849-50 is threatened with demolition. This is, then, perhaps, an appropriate time to reflect on the history of that house and the legacy of Joseph Burnett, not only on St. Mark's School and the Town of Southborough but throughout the world.

  • Associate Athletic Director Lauren Sischo Wins Half-Marathon in Portland, ME

    Posted July 15, 2014

    This past weekend, St. Mark’s Associate Athletic Director Lauren Sischo participated in the 4th Annual Shipyard Old Port Half-Marathon in Portland, ME, winning the women’s division in a time of 1:21:33, more than a minute ahead of her nearest competition.

  • First-Ever St. Mark’s-Salzburg Global Citizenship Institute a Resounding Success

    Posted July 15, 2014

    Over seven days, from July 6-12, more than sixty participants took part in the first-ever Global Citizenship Institute at St. Mark’s. A collaboration between St. Mark’s School and Austria’s Salzburg Global Seminar, the Global Citizenship Institute’s mission is to educate and support faculty and students from public, private and international secondary schools as they learn ways to become engaged global citizens, actively working to solve problems of global and local significance.

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