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Our students went out into the community on Thursday, October 23, and picked up litter from several local parks. We have some pictures over on our Facebook page.
Members of our delegation to South Africa this past summer will present highlights from their trip at assembly on Wednesday, October 29. A meeting will be held soon for all those interested in joining the 2016 delegation.
A week in Lower School is like a year in adult life—so much happens! Check recent blog posts from first, second, and third grade to learn about the worms project, homemade fruit leather, and a visit to the farmers market. Wow.
The day started with an informative student-run assembly about Latin America's cultures, flora and fauna, and traditions. Click through to see a few snaps from the morning display.
Gardeners of Eden tells the story of workers in a game reserve in Kenya who risk their lives protecting elephants from poachers and rescuing the orphan elephants left behind. Congratulations on this important work!
Teachers and students from our partner, the Pan-American School in Costa Rica arrived on Saturday, September 20. For some updates on their visit, go to Spanish teacher Kelly Giddings's blog.
Click here to register for our annual golf tournament, which tees off the morning of Thursday, October 16, at the Peacock Gap Golf Club. Play or just come for a social lunch. Great raffle prizes (click through to read about them), a beautiful setting, and socializing, all for the benefit of our school. Do you need any other reasons?! REGISTER TODAY.
Monday, September 29, we will hold Passport Day. In honor of our partner school visitors from Costa Rica, we are going to Latin America. Grab your passport and come with us! Our flight leaves at 8:30 a.m.
Our first joke assembly of the year will be this Friday, September 12. Join us for some laughs and the first bestowing of our beloved rubber chicken.
There are so many great classes to choose from! Check out the listings here and register here.
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!
Our 7th graders will do their first community engagement activity this week, under this term's theme of sustainability. They will spend the day at an agency in Marin learning about local environmental work.
Click here to read about critical thinking in the 5th grade, SEL in 6th, and some great alumni news.
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