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Our director of athletics and chess coach Ray Orwig has been honored by the CalNorth Youth Chess organization for his tireless advancement of the game among students. He will have a first-place trophy named after him! Click below for the details.
We are welcoming loads of new people! Click through to read a bit about each one.
We are eager to welcome everyone back to Mark Day School on Tuesday, August 26. Assembly will begin at 9 a.m. All families are welcome!
Alumna Elena Dennis, class of 2011, was featured in the Marin IJ in July for Camp Cauliflower, the healthy-cooking camp she started in Novato this summer. She's getting kids started early on how to make their own healthy, delicious food!
Mark Day School's school store is now online. Click here to check out great shirts, caps, sweatshirts, backpacks, and more!
Sunday's Marin Independent Journal ran wise words from Head of School Joe Harvey about the opportunities of summer.
Director of Global and Special Programs has an online feature in the current issue of Independent School Magazine on reciprocal partnerships.
We've been happy to hear from our global partners that our new name suits them, too!
We first met mountain biker Bobby McMullen when he came as a guest for Passport Day in 2012. Click here to watch a video made by student Max Cohen of Bobby riding with Head of School Joe Harvey and counselor Theresa Hall! Bobby's guide is Bevan Jones, who calls out instructions and trail features.
The Marin Independent Journal gave excellent coverage of our name change announcement on Friday, May 23.
Drama, music, and dance will make for another delightful showcase of the performance work in K through 3rd grade.
Jonah Buessing and Andrew Jakab participated in the California State Science Fair April 28 and 29. They earned spots thanks to their second-place prizes in the San Francisco Bay Area Science Fair in late March.
The 8th grade is on its annual trip to Washington, D.C., this week. The class has been studying human rights abuses this semester and will get to visit the Rwandan embassy and meet its ambassador to the United States.
We needed the rain, and it didn't dampen the spirits of the grandparents and special friends who came to campus to visit classrooms and see what's been happening at school this year. We offer our thanks to the chairs and volunteers for a beautiful morning!
What a lineup of results from the 6th grade entries for the Marin County Science Fair! We know 6th grade math and science teacher Tim Evans is pleased. Click through to see the winners.
Wednesday, August 27, was our first official day of the 2014-15 school year.
Click here to read about critical thinking in the 5th grade, SEL in 6th, and some great alumni news.
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