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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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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