Faculty Participate in Professional Development Opportunities

Throughout January and early February, faculty on St. Mark’s Campus had the opportunity to attend professional conferences relating to music education, academic support, technology in the classroom, and early childhood development. They presented what they learned during a recent full-faculty meeting.   Susanne Daily, Music Instructor, participated in sessions relating to poetry in the music…

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Ascension St. Vincent’s Ortega River Run is Saturday!

Get your running shoes ready! In addition to running, walking, or strolling the 5-mile grand prix race (8:30 a.m.) or 1-mile fun run (8:00 a.m.), attendees will enjoy a family-friendly street fair with giveaways and special guests. Don’t miss this fun morning with proceeds benefiting the financial aid program at Episcopal School of Jacksonville, St.…

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Memories Made During Grandparents’ and Special Friends’ Morning

On Friday, November 19, hundreds of Pre-K 3 – Grade 5 grandparents and special friends gathered on the St. Mark’s Campus to spend the morning with students. Beginning with a special Chapel, attendees enjoyed student performances and a moving Homily from The Rev. Adam Greene. Following the service, students and guests gathered on Baker Green…

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Veterans Day Hero Wall Provides Learning Opportunity for Students

In commemoration of Veterans Day, St. Mark’s Campus families, faculty, and staff recently contributed photos and biographical information of loved ones who serve or have served in the United States military. Submissions were prominently displayed on a “hero wall” throughout the week of Veterans Day. Students had multiple opportunities to read about and see the…

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Fall Festival Draws Hundreds to St. Mark’s Campus

On Thursday, November 4, St. Mark’s Campus families, faculty, and staff along with neighborhood families and students from the Munnerlyn Campus, gathered on St. Mark’s Campus’ Berg Field for the  Fall Festival. Children enjoyed pony rides, a ferris wheel, bounce houses, football toss, yard games, food trucks, and so much more! “It was a wonderful…

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Ascension St. Vincent’s Ortega River Run

Ortega River Run T-Shirt Day is Friday, 2/25. All students who register for the one or five mile race will have a 2022 t-shirt to wear to school on this special day. Students who register early will also be entered to win a Target gift card! Learn more and register

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Electrical Circuits Unit Brings a Spark to Curriculum

Fourth grade students recently held an open house on St. Mark’s Campus to showcase homemade wired houses they constructed in science class. As part of an electrical circuits unit, students learned about parallel and series circuits, conductors and insulators, and additional related technology. They started off building their own flashlights to apply their knowledge. From…

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Classes Without Quizzes and Book Fair Opening Night Bring Hundreds to Campus

On Thursday, October 21, faculty, staff, and teachers welcomed over 300 parents, grandparents, and students to campus for Classes Without Quizzes Family Open House and the Book Fair Opening Night. Classes Without Quizzes was an interactive event that provided parents and grandparents the opportunity to visit three different classes their child(ren) participate in during the…

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Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month

In recognition of Hispanic Heritage Month from September 15 – October 15, St. Mark’s Campus students are immersed in Hispanic culture across multiple disciplines (art, music, dance, media, library and, of course, Spanish). Third grade students recently learned about Magdalena Carmen Frida Kahlo, a Mexican painter known for her many portraits and self-portraits. They painted…

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