May 2020: Honoring Mary
Still waiting to receive the sacrament of First Holy Communion, Hannah Hoover and Johnathan Kelly-Bleiler were able to crown Mary in our school courtyard. Due to COVID-19 restrictions, the two have been participating in distance learning for school.
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Aug 2019: New Principal – Julie Thornley
St. Mark Catholic School is proud to announce that Julie Thornley is the new principal. After working at St. Ann as a school counselor and St. Patrick as an assistant principal, Mrs. Thornley comes to St. Mark with the “priority of growing spiritually as a community.”
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February 2017 – Charlie Haynes Wins MACS 2016-2017 Spelling Bee
Competes in 63rd Charlotte Observer Spelling Bee
St. Mark Catholic School is excited to announce that fourth grade student Charlie Haynes won the 2016-2017 Mecklenburg Area Catholic Schools (MACS) Spelling Bee. A student from St. Mark won the Bee last year resulting in St. Mark’s status as the host school. St. Mark will host the Bee again next year. MACS superintendent Dr. Janice Ritter serves as the official pronouncer for the MACS Bee.
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May 2016 – St. Mark Catholic School Takes Top Honors Nationwide for the Fifth Year in a Row
Local School Raises More Than $55,000 for JDRF
For the fifth consecutive year in a row, students at St. Mark Catholic School raised more than $55,000 for the JDRF Kids Walk to Cure Diabetes. This achievement makes it the number one school in the country among approximately 800 schools for the fifth straight year. Students were hyped up during an action-packed launch of their campaign by local celebrities. > READ MORE
February 2016 – 2016 Shamrock Tournament Winners – St. Mark Lions
The St. Mark seventh grade boys’ basketball team won the 2016 Shamrock Tournament (Flight 2) on Oct. 21 at Holy Trinity Catholic Middle School. The 34-team tournament featured 7th and 8th grade teams from across the Southeast, including North Carolina, Georgia and Virginia.
The Lions went 6-0 in the three-day tournament, battling back from eight points down in the second half to defeat St. John Neumann (from Georgia) 44-43 in the championship game. The boys won more games this season than any seventh grade team in St. Mark history. > READ MORE
THE LION’S ROAR
Every Thursday, St Mark distributes a weekly information package to all families detailing day to day activities at the school and the MACS system. The package is sent via email and is available in print as well.