News Archive

2020

  • July

    Marksman Creates Natural Hand Sanitizer

    In a time when handwashing is more important than ever, one Marksman is using his knowledge of science to create a safer, healthier hand sanitizer.
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  • Debate Team Competes Nationally

    Sal Abbasi ’22 and Max Chuang ’22 recently tied for 16th place out of 200 teams at the National Speech and Debate Association’s (NDSA) National Championship online tournament.
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  • June

    Victor Vescovo provides feedback on students' soil-collector designs in January 2020.

    Students Assist Deep Sea Dive

    This month, when Victor Vescovo ’84 returned to the Pacific Ocean’s Challenge Deep, he brought a little Marksman ingenuity with him.
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  • School Mourns Legendary Educator

    St. Mark’s School of Texas mourns the loss of long-time faculty member Tom Adams, who passed away on June 13, 2020, at the age of 82.
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  • Marksman Places in Team USA Chemistry Olympiad

    For the second year in a row, Nicholas Tsao ’20 placed in the top 20 students nationwide competing in the U.S. National Chemistry Olympiad, and thus qualified to attend the summer study camp, held May 31–June 12, 2020
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  • Master Teacher Appointed

    During the final faculty/staff virtual assembly, Eugene McDermott Headmaster David W. Dini announced that Scott Gonzalez will serve as the next holder of the Cecil H. and Ida Green Master Teaching Chair.
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  • Mark Adame

    Faculty & Staff Honored

    As the 2019–2020 school year concluded, St. Mark’s faculty and staff gathered virtually one last time before beginning summer break. In a special online meeting, Eugene McDermott Headmaster David Dini honored several colleagues for their longevity and special service to the School.
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  • Alumni Share Messages with Seniors

    During the month of May, Eugene McDermott Headmaster David Dini invited a small group of alumni to record messages of encouragement and support for the Class of 2020 as their final year at St. Mark’s came to a close.
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  • St. Mark’s Named Top Photography Program

    For the 13th time in 14 years, St. Mark’s Photography has been named the “Top Program” by the Association of Texas Photography Instructors.
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  • Robotics Team Designs & Delivers PPE

    Shortly after campus was temporarily closed in March, St. Mark’s Makerspace Director Stewart Mayer began to field a flood of inquiries from students and teachers asking how they could help address the PPE shortage.
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  • Upper School Honors

    St. Mark’s is proud to announce the following awards and honors bestowed upon Upper School students for their outstanding work during the 2019–2020 academic year. 
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  • Senior Awards & Honors

    Today, The St. Mark’s School of Texas is proud to announce Valedictorian, Salutatorian, and Special Award recipients for the Class of 2020.
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  • Seniors Announce Legacy Gift

    On Friday, May 29, 2020, during the faculty and staff’s year-end virtual meeting, Senior Class Vice President Daniel Ardila ’20 presented the Class of 2020’s Legacy Gift.
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  • May

    Middle School Honors

    On Friday, May 22, St. Mark’s Middle School brought the academic year to a close with its traditional Final Assembly — albeit in a virtual format.
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  • David Brown

    Mr. Brown Receives Rogers Award

    At the final Faculty and Staff meeting via Zoom on May 29, the Alumni Association announced John Frost and Jerusha Westbury as finalists for the 2020 Ralph B. Rogers Alumni Award, and David Brown was named as the recipient of this year’s honor.
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  • Self-portrait of Ryan McCord ’20

    Senior Named Presidential Scholar in the Arts

    On Thursday, May 21, 2020, the White House Commission on Presidential Scholars announced that Ryan McCord ’20 has been named a 2020 U.S. Presidential Scholar in the Arts.
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  • A Day of Honor

    With a long and rich history of alumni who have served, on this day we remember and honor those who sacrificed their lives while serving in our nation's armed forces.
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  • Yearbook Dedication Announced

    With an abundance of caution and strict health guidelines, the Class of 2020 was invited back to campus for a Blue Shirt Parade, featuring a line of faculty and staff cheering on their seniors.
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  • Marksman Rallies Aid for NTFB

    As the effects of COVID-19 reverberate around the world, Marksmen have continued to show strength, resiliency, and the desire to make a positive difference.
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  • Honoring Scholastic Achievement

    On April 15, 2020, eighteen members of the Class of 2020 were elected into the St. Mark’s School of Texas Chapter of the Cum Laude Society.
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  • Tornado Restoration Advances

    While on-campus classes and activities ceased in mid-March, crews have been hard at work restoring the buildings St. Mark’s following last year’s tornado.
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  • April

    Literary Magazine Wins National Award

    The 2018–2019 issue of The Marque literary magazine received the prestigious Pacemaker Award, the preeminent honor given by the National Scholastic Press Association.
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  • Bridging the Digital Divide

    Mastering new technology can be a challenge, so a group of Marksmen are stepping in to help bridge the digital divide.
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  • Keeping the Community Together

    In response to the public health crisis associated with the COVID-19 virus, St. Mark’s recently transitioned to a remote learning plan and suspended all on-campus activities. While these circumstances are unusual and the future seems, at times, uncertain, the School continues to prioritize one of its greatest assets: the strength, resilience, and connection of its community.
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  • March

    College Counseling Team Gets a Lift

    St. Mark’s recently announced the appointment of two highly experienced college admission officers to the College Counseling team. 
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  • Quarls Family Donates New Crew Hull

    On Thursday, March 5, St. Mark’s varsity crew gathered to christen its newest racing hull, Quarls Family, named to recognize the ongoing support of St. Mark’s Crew by Karen and Harry Quarls and their son Harrison Quarls ’13.
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  • Senior Named Texas High School Journalist of the Year

    The ReMarker editor-in-chief Sam Ahmed ’20 has been named Texas High School Journalist of the Year by the Texas Association of Journalism Educators (TAJE).
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  • 26 Seniors Named National Merit Finalists

    All 26 seniors who qualified as Semifinalists in the National Merit Scholarship Competition have advanced to Finalist standing.
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  • February

    Seeking Scouting’s Highest Conservation Honor

    Eagle Scout Baxter Perry-Miller ’24 is on a mission to clean up the planet and, in the process, hopes to achieve one of Scouting’s most prestigious achievements.
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  • Model UN Competes at Harvard

    In January, more than a dozen aspiring diplomats from St. Mark’s traveled to the 67th session of the Harvard Model United Nations (HMUN) in Boston, Massachusetts.
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  • A still from the student film

    Film Studies On a Roll

    Throughout the 2019–2020 school year, St. Mark’s film studies students have been on a roll, making repeated appearances at film festivals across the countries.
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  • International Explorer Seeks Marksman Ingenuity

    History-making explorer Victor Vescovo ’84 is seeking out Marksman ingenuity to solve a problem in his upcoming deep-sea expeditions.
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  • Alumnus Leads Chiefs to Super Bowl Victory

    After the Kansas City Chiefs won Super Bowl LIV, team Chairman and CEO Clark Hunt ’83 accepted the Vince Lombardi Trophy on behalf of his family, the team, and the fans.
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  • January

    Members of St. Mark's winning novice-level team

    Students Host and Compete in Latin Competition

    The Sodalitas Classica Sancti Marci (The St. Mark’s Classics Club) organized and hosted its second annual Lion Invitational Certamen (Latin for “Competition”) over the weekend of January 17, 2020.
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  • Honoring the Legacy of MLK

    For the second year in a row, more than two dozen students, teachers, and parents from St. Mark’s spent Martin Luther King Jr. Day helping to clean up the historic Shelton Bear Creek cemetery in Irving.
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  • Mathletes Take First Place

    On Saturday, January 11, 2020, the St. Mark’s Math Team competed in the Dallas Metroplex Math Competition hosted by Trinity Valley. In categories ranging from Algebra to Calculus, two dozen Upper and Middle School mathletes achieved top finishes in nearly every category.
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  • Celebrating One Year in the Winn Science Center

    On the morning of January 9, 2019, a crowd of St. Mark’s community members gathered outside of a gleaming new building. After years of planning and construction, the Winn Science Center was ready to be opened.
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  • St. Mark’s Rebuilds Following Tornado

    On January 6, 2020, students returned from Christmas Break to find the St. Mark’s campus slowly returning to normal. Crews have been working tirelessly to repair and restore the buildings affected by the tornado on October 20, 2019.
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