St. Mark's is planning to celebrate as many end-of-year traditions as possible while maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our boys, their teachers, and their families. Please note that these plans may change depending on the circumstances. If you have any questions, please contact Dave Carden, Assistant Director of Communications.
Exams & Last Days
May 3–17: AP Exams
Thursday, May 13: Last Day for Seniors
Wednesday, May 19: Last Day for Grades 9-11
Thursday, May 20: Reading Day for Grades 9-11
May 21-27: Final Exams for Grades 9-11
Saturday, May 22, at 7:00 p.m. in the Perot Quadrangle.
Seniors, senior parents, and dates only.
Monday, May 24, at 7:30 p.m. in the Green Commencement Theater.
Seniors and senior parents only. This event will be recorded and shared online.
Blue Shirt Day for the Class of 2022
Friday, May 28, at 7:45 a.m. in the Ellipse
Juniors and junior parents only. Professional photos will be taken.
Upper School Final Assembly
Friday, May 28, at 10:45 a.m. in Spencer Gym
Seniors and senior parents only. This event will be publicly livestreamed. Boys in grades 9-11 will watch livestream in advisories.
Commencement for the Class of 2021
Friday, May 28, at 8:00 p.m. in the Green Commencement Theater
Seniors and guests only. This event will be publicly livestreamed.
Exams & Last Days
Friday, May 21: Last Day of Classes for Grade 8
Monday-Wednesday, May 24–26: Exams for Grade 8
Wednesday, May 26: Last Day of Classes for Grades 5–7
Middle School Final Assembly
Thursday, May 27, at 11:00 a.m., in Spencer Gym
Eighth-Grade students and parents only. Boys in Grades 5-7 will watch in their advisories.
This event will be publicly livestreamed.
Blue & Gold Day
Friday, May 14
Cookout Lunch at 11:00 a.m.
Carpool Pick-up begins at 11:30 a.m.
Lower School closes at 12:00 p.m.
All boys may dress in their Blue & Gold Day t-shirts, athletic shorts, and athletic shoes (shirts will be sent home earlier that week).
Last Day of Class
Tuesday, May 25
Fourth-Grade Final Chapel & Banner Procession
Wednesday, May 26, at 9:30 a.m. in the Ellipse
Fourth-grade boys arrive 7:35–7:55 a.m.
Fourth-grade parents arrive 9:00–9:25 a.m.
Lower School closes at 11:00 a.m.
Boys in Grades 1-3 will stay home and watch the ceremony online.
St. Mark’s School of Texas is a private, nonsectarian college-preparatory boys’ day school for students in grades 1 through 12, located in Dallas, Texas. St. Mark’s aims to prepare young men to assume leadership and responsibility in a competitive and changing world.
St. Mark’s does not discriminate in the administration of its admission and education policies on the basis of race, color, religion, sexual orientation, or national or ethnic origin.