Deans' Weekly Newsletter
The Deans' Weekly is a weekly newsletter filled with news and information on the campus happenings for the week as well as upcoming events. The newsletter is distributed to parents and guardians of our students. Content for the newsletter comes from the Deans of St. Mark's and is compiled by the Dean of Students for distribution.
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2019 Lion Term
Join us for the Spring Play, The Pillowman, on Friday, May 10, & Saturday, May 11, at 7:30 p.m.
Poetry Week & Mamma Mia!
Join us on April 27 for a Parent Meet Up!
Updates from Students 4 Sustainability (S4S)
Over break, campus will be closed and locked up with the exception of the Coolidge Center which will be available and supervised from noon to 3:00 p.m. on Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday of both vacation weeks. Students should not "swing by" to use the facilities or to enter the Houses. If there is a reason to reach someone on campus, you may call the Front Desk during the day between 8:30 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. or the Weekend Administrator at 508-380-8667 after hours.
The Academic Day starts on Tuesday, March 26, with Chapel at 8:00 a.m. Boarders should return to campus on Monday, March 25, by 7:00 p.m. House are not available to students on Sunday, March 24. Please be careful of not falling into the Exemption Parent Trap.
This week we are excited to feature our Quad Games student captains. Learn more about why our students enjoy the annual celebration of friendly competition.
Groton Winter Games Schedule
Saturday, February 23
Basketball - JV Boys vs. Groton (Away) - 1:45 P.M.
Basketball - Varsity Girls vs. Groton (Away) - 1:45 P.M.
Ice Hockey - JV Girls vs. Groton (Away) - 1:45 P.M.
Ice Hockey - Varsity Boys vs. Groton (Away) - 2:00 P.M.
Basketball - JV Girls vs. Groton (Away) - 3:15 P.M.
Basketball - Varsity Boys vs. Groton (Away) - 3:15 PM
Ice Hockey - JV Boys vs. Groton (Away) - 3:45 P.M.
*Note time change
Ice Hockey - Varsity Girls vs. Groton (Away) - 4:00 P.M.
Gray Colloquium to Host Former EPA Administrator
This week we are excited to feature our Gray Colloquium Coordinator, Ms. Sarah McCann. Sarah shares that Dr. Gina McCarthy, former administrator of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will be on campus this Thursday, February 21, to speak to the School as a part of the Gray Colloquium program. This year's theme is "creating change."
Students Prepare for Opera Trip on Monday, February 11
Our special guest this week is VI Former Kennedy Petties. Kennedy has been hard at work organizing the Opera Trip on Monday, February 11. Learn more about this unique opportunity and special schedule details for early next week.
Be a Mentor on Career Day!
Celebrating our Alumni Leaders
Distinguished Alumni Awards
The St. Mark's community is proud to recognize and celebrate seven St. Markers at the Distinguished Alumni Award ceremony on Friday, January 25.
St. Mark's Distinguished Alumni Award celebrates the achievements and contributions to society that have been made by many of our graduates. We look to these alumni as inspiration for future St. Markers to continue the tradition of living lives of consequence that began while they were students.
2019 Distinguished Alumni Award Honorees:
Mason Hammond '21 (posthumously), George Putnam '45, The Hon. C. Boyden Gray '60, Edward A. Taft '69, William B. Ewald III '72, Michael B. Moore '80, Chrysanthe L. Gussis '87
To learn more about the honorees, select this link.
Is Your Student Ready for the New Semester?
Winter Weather Update:
Please be aware that Southborough is under a winter storm watch this weekend. Any updates regarding schedule changes will be communicated via the website and RAVE messaging system.
Any weekend activity cancelations will be communicated to students via an all-school email.
Deans' Weekly Highlights:
- Community & Equity/Gray Day
- Casino Night Success
- Close of Semester One
- John Warren's Chapel Talk - Military Service: A Long and Proud Tradition
- Parent Speaker Series - Tomorrow!