Since 1959, the Marksmen yearbook has served to recap the St. Mark’s school year by providing journalistic coverage and personal stories of the entire student body and faculty. In turn, the publication has received Pacemaker awards from the National Scholastic Press Association and Gold Crowns from the Columbia Scholastic Press Association in recent years, cementing its place as one of the most awarded student publications in the nation.
The publication is distributed every May, first at the Marksmen Ball to seniors and then the following week to all students. Student staff members begin their work nearly a year before publication, following a strict deadline schedule. The staff comprises of Upper School students led by a single Editor-in-Chief. Marskmen staff members are solely responsible for all phases production, design, shipping, photography, and distribution.
The Marksmen faculty advisor is Ray Westbrook, Gene & Alice Oltrogge Master Teacher, who also serves as the advisor for The ReMarker student newspaper. The Editor-in-Chief of the 2021 edition of the Marksmen is Josh Mysore ’21. The 2021 staff consists of 15 students, including photographers.