Saint Mark’s alumna Katie Jacoby ’08 was featured in The News Journal article “The Who tour coming to Philadelphia will feature Delaware violinist Katie Jacoby.” As a student Jacoby performed The Who's "Baba O'Riley" to win the school's Battle of the Bands competition. Now she is sharing the stage with the group's front man, Roger Daltrey as they perform the rock opera, "Tommy." The 12-date tour will make a stop in Philadelphia on Tuesday, June 19 at the Mann Center.
The Saint Mark's Cross Country team is hosting its 8th Annual Summer Kickoff Party on Thursday, June 14th, at Papermill Park. The kickoff party is intended for new incoming freshmen to meet the team and the coaches, and for everyone to get excited for fall XC. Any interested 9th graders should email Coach DiGennaro at firstname.lastname@example.org to sign up to attend.
This year's guest speaker is Kieran Tuntivate, the 2014 XC Runner of the Year and state record holder in the 1600M (4:10.13).
Saint Mark’s senior Kendra Schweizer’18 was featured in The News Journal article “Saint Mark’s Schweizer leads All-State girls lax.” Schweizer has been named Player of the Year and lead the All-State girls lacrosse team. She has signed on and will continue her education at the University of Delaware.
Saint Mark’s alumnus Billy Sullivan IV was named a Collegiate Baseball Freshman All-American. The University of Delaware freshman right-handed pitcher completed one of the most prolific freshman campaigns in school history.
On Saturday June 2, 2018 Saint Mark’s held our Forty-Sixth Annual Commencement! Students and families gathered to celebrate the end of their high school journey and completion of their Saint Mark’s education. The event began with the National Anthem and included various speakers. Mollie Russell ’18 gave a welcome speech followed by presentation of awards and conferral of diplomas. Students were recognized in subject matter, academics, and for scholarships. William Hoffman ’18 then gave a farewell speech. The event concluded with closing remarks by Principal Richard Bayhan and Most Reverend W. Francis Malooly, followed by the singing of our alma mater.
Students are beginning to clean out lockers, and Key Club is collecting new and gently used school supplies -- notebooks, binders, pencils, pens, rulers, colored pencils, and other supplies that can be reused. Materials collected will be donated to the Ministry of Caring for their many child-based programs.
Students: If you have any new or gently used school supplies, deposit them in one of the collection boxes located in the hallways. Your donation will be greatly appreciated!
Saint Mark's had three winners at the 2nd Annual Delaware High School Photography Contest through the Delaware Photographic Society & Morris James Law
Angela Xincong Jiang '19 was awarded Third Place, with her photograph "Las Vegas Bellagio Fountains"
Ana Dacey '18 was awarded Honorable Mention, with her photograph "Sunset"
Maureen Kirk '20 was awarded Honorable Mention, with her photograph "Rainy Day Leaf"
Rachel Brown won a high school photography contest through Susquehanna University, PA and the Writers Institute. Her photograph will be published in the fall in "The Apprentice Writer" literary magazine.
The June issue of the PSA Journal, published by the Photographic Society of America features the contest. This magazine is distributed to PSA members worldwide.
Saint Mark’s, a college preparatory Catholic high school, inspires young men and women to create a better world, one more pleasing to God and more helpful to others, by modeling faith, excellence, humility and integrity.