Fifth and sixth grader students took a trip to Crystal River Friday with River Ventures – Swim with Manatees to swim with the manatees! This annual adventure is a culmination of their ecology studies in Science and provides students an up close look at manatees in their natural habitat. This year, the water was crystal…

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St. Mark’s Campus first and second graders are learning how to name all of the main body parts…in Spanish! For an engaging, hands-on activity, Spanish teacher Senora Smith introduced an all-time favorite toy – Mr. Potato Head. The children learned how to sing Head, Shoulders, Knees, and Toes in Spanish while pointing to each of…

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Asking the Right Questions in Your School Search Sam Hyde Geisler ’00, Executive Director of Admission and Enrollment at Episcopal School of Jacksonville As an Admission Director, I am often asked, “My family is considering changing schools (or just starting school). Where do we start, or what do you recommend?” Many parents simply don’t know…

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The St. Mark’s Campus welcomed prospective families to campus this past Saturday morning to participate in an Open House and Scavenger Hunt. Each family set out on a walking tour of campus equipped with a map, directional signs, and a checklist of items to collect including Episcopal swag and small trinkets representing each grade level.…

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Wednesday morning the St. Mark’s Campus held the Fruit of the Spirit Chapel for Kindness. Teachers and peers recognized students who practice kindness in everything they do. A special recognition ceremony for these deserving students was held outside in the courtyards of campus. Awards were presented by The Rev. Adam Greene, Head of School, and…

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Congratulations to Maxwell Mainor, first grade student, and Clare Hale, fourth grade students, for being the most recent winners of a $10 Target gift card! Every week, between now and February 24, students on the St. Mark’s Campus will have a chance to win a Target gift card if they are registered for the 2021…

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During the weeks leading up to Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, students across the St. Mark’s Campus engaged in discussions, stories, and projects to honor Dr. King. In second grade, students participated in a directed drawing of MLK and also read the book “”Martin’s Big Words.” Pictures of their drawings can be found here. Students…

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Fourth grade Language Arts students are learning to read and research informational texts from a variety of different topics including planets, endangered species, and monuments. During their study of endangered species students used their notes to write a “research” paragraph informing their audience about their selected animal. To further integrate their writing, students created ChatterPix messages…

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Prayer for our Nation Inauguration Day 1/20/2021 by The Rev. Teresa Seagle, Dean of Spiritual Life and Service, Chaplain Almighty God, ruler of the earth, who has blessed us as the people of this land:  We seek you this day as our nation transitions.  Acknowledging our citizens have many differing views and feelings on this…

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Lower Schools began practices for the teams participating in the North Florida Independent School Athletic Conference this week. The first sports season will consist of flag football and volleyball. This is the first year that our teams at the Beaches campus and the St. Marks team will be competing as Episcopal Eagles. Holly Joyner and…

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