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  • SM Girls' Varsity 3rd boat with their Gold Medals

    An Impressive Legacy: Girls’ Varsity Crew Medals at NEIRA Regatta; Three Alumnae Row in NCAAs

    Posted May 26, 2015

    Girls’ Varsity Crew is one of the flagship athletic programs at St. Mark’s School. Since it was established in 1977, female rowers at St. Mark’s have established a reputation for success. Eight times the 1st boat has medaled at the annual New England Interscholastic Rowing Association’s end-of-year Regatta on Worcester’s Lake Quinisigamond (with a total of 24 NEIRA medals for St. Mark’s varsity boats) and four times St. Mark’s women have medaled at the nationals. This year, the SM Girls; Varsity Crew posted an impressive regular season record of 10-1-1, while all four boats made the NEIRA finals, with three of them medaling. In addition, at next weekend’s NCAA championship Regatta (May 29-31), three St. Mark’s alumnae will be competing for national honors.

  • 92 Graduate as Keynote Speaker Emma Battle ’79 and Valedictorian Miles Borchard ’15 Highlight 150th Prize Day

    Posted May 25, 2015

    On Monday, May 25, 92 St. Markers received diplomas at the School’s 150th Prize Day. Five earned Classics Diplomas, having mastered both Greek and Latin, entitling each to wear a laurel wreath at the ceremony. Emma Singletary Battle ’79 was the Prize Day speaker, while Miles Borchard ’15 delivered the Valedictory address. Julie Geng ’15 received the Founder’s Medal—St. Mark’s highest honor.

  • Spring Athletic Awards Culminate Successful Season; Girls’ Varsity Tennis, Lacrosse, and Crew Outstanding!

    Posted May 25, 2015

    The school year may be over, but the echoes of St. Mark’s athletic successes continue to reverberate. At Prize Day, Sixth Formers Maddie Torgerson and Aaron McLean were presented with the School’s highest athletic honor—the Fearing Athletic Prizes. On the season, St. Mark’s took the Burnett-Peabody Bowl, with 21-19-2 record against Groton this past school year. Girls’ Varsity Tennis posted its best record ever, going 15-3 and winning the New England Class C title. This spring’s Girls’ Varsity Lacrosse team went 17-1—like tennis, posting the most wins in program history—and captured the ISL championship. Their .944 winning percentage again earned them the Wiedergott Award for the spring, edging out an outstanding 10-1-1 Girls’ Varsity crew (.875) which placed all four of its boats in their respective fi8nal races at this year’s New England Interscholastic Rowing Association Regatta this past Saturday on Lake Quinsigamond, winning two Gold medals and one Bronze.

  • “Who will you enrich?”—Jeniene Matthews Delivers Baccalaureate Address in Belmont Chapel

    Posted May 24, 2015

    On Sunday, May 24, the traditional Baccalaureate Service for graduating Sixth Formers was held in Belmont Chapel for the Class of 2015. Ms. Jeniene Matthews of the St. Mark’s English Department delivered the Baccalaureate address.

  • Sports Success: 3 Wins vs. Groton Give Burnett-Peabody Bowl to St. Mark’s; Girls’ Crew Outstanding at NEIRA Regatta

    Posted May 24, 2015

    For the first time since its inauguration in 2011, the Burnett-Peabody Bowl was won outright by St. Mark’s this year, after a trio of crucial wins against Groton this weekend. The Burnett-Peabody Bowl—named for the respective founders of St. Mark’s and Groton—goes to whichever of the two longtime rivals has a winning record against the other in all sports at all levels.

  • 2nd Annual Center Showcase Celebrates Intellectual and Creative Vibrancy at St. Mark’s

    Posted May 23, 2015

    On Saturday, May 23, the St. Mark’s Center for Innovation in Teaching & Learning sponsored the 2nd Annual schoolwide Student Showcase. Over the course of the morning, many students presented their work in a diverse range of disciplines, accomplished during the 2014-15 academic year.

  • Bowls for Hunger: St. Mark’s Ceramicists Raise Money to Benefit Our Father’s Table

    Posted May 23, 2015

    Each year, St. Mark’s artists create ceramic bowls to sell at a fundraiser to fight hunger around the world, beginning with local communities. This year, the annual event raised close to $1000 for Our Father’s Table, a local soup kitchen in neighboring Marlborough.

  • Walk of Honor: St. Markers Line the Halls to Say Farewell to Mr. Harris and Mr. Baird

    Posted May 23, 2015

    On Friday afternoon, at the end of the last class day of the year, St. Markers lined the hallways of the main building to honor retiring faculty Andy Harris and Les Baird with cheers and applause.

  • Say it with Song: St. Mark’s Thanks Mrs. DeLouchry for 31 Years of Service

    Posted May 22, 2015

    On the Friday morning before Prize Day, the Marksmen and the Royal Blues—St. Mark’s two student a capella groups—serenaded Mrs. Nikki DeLouchry, longtime Executive Assistant to the Heads of School, on the eve of her retirement.

  • Lacrosse Alumnae Join ISL Champion St. Mark’s Team for 1st Alumnae Game

    Posted May 22, 2015

    Just this week, Channing Weymouth, head coach of St. Mark’s Girls’ Varsity Lacrosse—2015 ISL champions—invited former players back to campus to play in the program’s first-ever Alumnae game.

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