On Friday evening, September 6, the 2019-2020 school year at St. Mark's was officially opened by the traditional Convocation ceremony in the Putnam Family Arts Center's Class of 1945 Hall.
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The Global Citizenship program offers numerous opportunities for students to engage with partner schools and international organizations. This past summer, 10 St. Markers took advantage of those opportunities, spending time at schools and programs in Australia, Germany, Spain, Chile, and Sri Lanka.
On Friday evening, September 13, the Enrollment Management Association (EMA) will honor St. Mark's Director of Admission Anne Behnke with its prestigious Everett E. Gourley Award.
Lanruo (Lora) Xie, a VI Form student from Qingyang District, China, recently won a bronze medal in individual competition at the 17th International Linguistics Olympiad, held in Yongin, South Korea, from July 29 to August 2. Xie also won a silver medal in team competition. The jury awarded 60 medals (10 gold, 21 silver, and 29 bronze), as well as 31 honorable mentions, six team contest trophies, three team cups for highest average score, and seven "best solution" prizes.
On Tuesday morning, August 27, the 2019-2020 school year began with the opening gathering of faculty and staff in the Putnam Family Arts Center's Class of 1945 Hall. At that traditional event, three members of the St. Mark's adult community were honored as they began their 20th year of service to the School.
On Thursday evening, August 22, St. Mark's student Padma Mynampaty made her broadcast radio debut as a singer-songwriter. A rising IV Former from Southborough, Mynampaty performed three songs—a cover and two originals—live on WICN, Worcester Public Radio.