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St. M ark’s School of Tex as

2013–2014 Calendar

St. Mark’s School of Texas • 10600 Preston Road • Dallas, Texas 75230-4047 214-346-8000 • www.smtexas.org


AT A GLANCE 2013 –2014

Frequently Needed Numbers

Important Dates

Main School Number. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 214-346-8000

Pecos Wilderness Trip. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . August 7–16

Attendance. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Upper School. . . . . . 214-346-8108

Textbook Distribution. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . August 19 – 22

Middle School. . . . . . 214-346-8103

Orientation Day.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . August 26

Lower School. . . . . . 214-346-8210

Classes Begin. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . August 27

School Nurse. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 214-505-0906 (cell), 214-346-8219

Labor Day (No School). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . September 2

Security. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 214-500-7556

Yom Kippur (No Activities).. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . September 14

Headmaster. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 214-346-8111 Upper School.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 214-346-8107 Middle School. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 214-346-8103 Lower School. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 214-346-8210

Homecoming Weekend. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . October 4 – 5 Debate Tournament (No School). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . October 18 Grandparents’ Day. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . November 22 Thanksgiving Break (No School).. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . November 23 – December 1

Office of Admission. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 214-346-8700

Christmas Break (No School).. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . December 21– January 5

Business Office. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 214-346-8118

Martin Luther King Jr. Day (No School). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . January 20

Alumni/Development. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 214-346-8800

Winter Weekend (No School).. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . February 14 –17

Director of Communications. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 214-346-8806

Spring Break (No School). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . March 8 –16

Director of Counseling. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 214-346-8186

Good Friday (No School). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . April 18

Chaplain.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 214-346-8222

Commencement. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . May 23

Athletic Hotline. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 214-346-8644

Memorial Day (No School). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . May 26

Student Store. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 214-346-8192

Last Day of School.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . May 30

Others ________________________________________________________________________________________________

Notes ________________________________________________________________________________________________

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AUGUST

JULY

Sunday

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30

Friday

Saturday

29

30

31

1

2

3

4

5

6

7

8

9

10

12–4 pm  Pecos Orientation Class of 2013 College Send-Off Party

Pecos Trip Departs

Eid ul-Fitr (RAMADAN Ends)

13

14

15

16

17

Computer Orientation New 5th Graders

Computer Orientation New 7th & 8th Graders 9 am–12 pm  5th Gr Orientation

Pecos Trip Returns New Faculty/Staff Orientation Computer Orientation New 7th & 8th Graders 9 am–12 pm  5th Gr Orientation PA New Faculty/Staff Dinner

21

22

23

24

Full Faculty/Staff Chapel, Meetings, & PA Back to School Luncheon 10 am–1 pm  Lions’ Closet Open 6:30 pm  Faculty/Staff BBQ

Full Faculty/Staff Meetings 10 am–1 pm  Lions’ Closet Open 6:00 pm  LS Mini-School

Full Faculty/Staff Meetings 9 am–12 pm  Yearbook Photos Gr 1– 4

Senior Retreat

30

31

12 Computer Orientation New 6th Graders 9 am–12 pm  Spanish Classes for New 3rd & 4th Graders (8/12–8/16)

18

19

20

New Faculty/Staff Orientation Computer Orientation New US Students Textbook/Directory Distribution, Yearbook Photos, Parent Security Badges (8/19–8/22) Back to School Parties 9:30 am  Gr 3; 11 am  Gr 4 10 am–1 pm  Lions’ Closet Open LS Conferences for New Families

New Faculty/Staff Orientation Back to School Parties 9:30 am  Gr 1; 11 am  Gr 2 10 am–1 pm  Lions’ Closet Open 10:30 am–12:00 pm  Orientation for New 6–8th Graders LS Conferences for New Families

25

26

27

Senior Retreat

Student Orientation Day & Class Meetings for Gr 5–12 10 am–1 pm  Lions’ Closet Open 10:00 am  LS New Student Orientation

First Day of Classes 10:30 am  Opening Convocation 3:00 pm  Executive Committee Meeting

A

28

B

29

5th Gr Trip to Sky Ranch

C

5th Gr Trip to Sky Ranch

2013

S M T W T F S

28

11

KEY LS Lower School MS Middle School US Upper School CS Community Service PA Parents’ Association SM St. Mark’s H Hockaday

SEPTEMBER

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31

2013 Notes

2013

S M T W T F S

D


SEPTEMBER

AUGUST

Notes

1

Monday

2

9

16

1–3 pm  College Previews at Greenhill

11:30 am  7th Gr Parent Preview

22

23

D

D

29

30

Turnoff Week 2013 (9/29–10/5)

Freedom from Chemical Dependency Week (9/30–10/3)

10

4

A

8:15 am  PA Executive Committee Meeting 11:30 am  5th Gr Parent Preview Rosh Hashanah Begins at Sundown

E

11:30 am  4th Gr Parent Preview 3:00 pm  Board of Trustees Meeting

17

Wednesday

11

A

11:30 am  6th Gr Parent Preview 6:00 pm  US Mini-School

E

18

D

D

24

Thursday

5

B

12

B

6–9 pm  CS Austin Street Dinner 7:00 pm  V FB at Cistercian

A

19

25

A

26

Friday

B

Saturday

6

C

7

13

C

14

20

Yom Kippur  No Activities

C

11:45 am  Alumni Board Meeting CS Clothing Drive Ends 12:45 pm  LS Chapel for September Birthdays 7:00 pm  V FB v All Saints MS Spirit Night

11:30 am  11th Gr Parent Preview 3:00–4:15 pm  Lions’ Closet Open

E

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 1 2 3 4 5 8 6 7 8 9 9 10 11 12 10 13 11 14 12 15 13 16 14 17 15 18 16 19 20 21 17 18 19 20 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 21 22 23 24 25 26 29 27 28 29 30 30 31

Yom Kippur Begins at Sundown

B

27

11:30 am  2nd Gr Parent Preview

9:00 am  Admission Coffee

7:00 am  Chess Club Meeting

7:00 pm  V FB at Oakridge

1

2

3

4

2013

S M T W T F S

8:15 am  PA General Board Meeting 11:30 am  9th Gr Parent Preview 12:45 pm  LS Chapel for July & August Birthdays 7:30 pm  V FB v Mart US Spirit Party Rosh Hashanah Ends at Sundown

7:30–9:00 am  Lions’ Closet Open

11:30 am  1st Gr Parent Preview

11:30 am  8th Gr Parent Preview

KEY LS Lower School MS Middle School US Upper School CS Community Service PA Parents’ Association SM St. Mark’s H Hockaday

E

11:30 am  3rd Gr Parent Preview 6:00 pm  MS Mini-School

CS Clothing Drive Begins 11:30 am  10th Gr Parent Preview 6:30 pm  Senior Parent Kickoff Dinner

15

Tuesday

3

Labor Day  No School

8

SEPTEMBER OCTOBER

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31

2013

Sunday

2013

S M T W T F S

21

ACT

C

28

5


OCTOBER

SEPTEMBER

Sunday

29

Monday

Tuesday

1

30

E

Turnoff Week 2013 (9/29–10/5) Freedom from Chemical Dependency Week (9/30–10/3)

6

7

7:00 pm  Evensong

Late Start Day  Classes Begin at 10:30 am CS Food Drive Begins

13

14

D

D

1–5 pm  Senior Auction

KEY LS Lower School MS Middle School US Upper School CS Community Service PA Parents’ Association SM St. Mark’s H Hockaday

NOVEMBER

8

20

21

Debate Tournament

CS Food Drive Ends Advisor Conference Week (10/21–10/25)

27

28

2:00 pm  US Fall Play at SM

12:45 pm  LS Chapel for October Birthdays CS Hours Due for 1st Trimester International Week (10/28 –11/1)

C

2

E

9

3:00 pm  Executive Committee Meeting

Dennard Visiting Scholar  Dr. Robert Sapolsky

15

16

22

A

8:15 am  PA Executive Committee Meeting

E

LS Visitation

C

Wednesday

23

A

D

30

LS Halloween Parties

B

10

A

17

B

24

B

A

7:30 pm  US Fall Play at SM

E

31 LS Parent/Teacher Conferences No School for LS Students

Friday

4

C

11

Saturday

5 SAT Homecoming Weekend

C

12

SM Teacher Institute 7:00 pm  V FB v Episcopal School of Dallas LS Spirit Night US Spirit Party

3:00–4:15 pm  Lions’ Closet Open

E

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30

End of 1st Mid-Trimester 7:00 pm  V FB v Casady US Spirit Party Homecoming Weekend

10:00 am  Admission Campus Tour Dennard Visiting Scholar  Dr. Robert Sapolsky

9:00 am  Admission Coffee

29

3

7:30–9:00 am  Lions’ Closet Open

PSAT

D

Thursday

2013

S M T W T F S

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30

2013 Notes

2013

S M T W T F S

A

19

18 7:00 pm  V FB at Holland Hall No School  Debate Tournament

Debate Tournament

25

26

B

STEM Festival 4:00 pm  Fall Fun Day at SM 7:00 pm  V FB at Greenhill

7:30 pm  US Fall Play at SM ACT

1

2


NOVEMBER

OCTOBER

Notes

27

3

Monday

28

4

7:00 pm  Evensong Daylight Savings Time Ends Diwali

12:45 pm  LS Diwali Chapel

10

11

Tuesday

29

C

5

Wednesday

30

D

6

E

8:15 am  PA Executive Committee Meeting CS Candy Drive Ends 6:00 pm  Admission Open House

A

12

B

13

KEY LS Lower School MS Middle School US Upper School CS Community Service PA Parents’ Association SM St. Mark’s H Hockaday

24

18

A

19

B

20

Thursday

7

A

C

14

D

3–8 pm  CS Feast of Sharing

C

21

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31

B

Saturday

2

7:15 am  5th Gr Father/Son Breakfast CS Candy Drive Begins LS Parent/Teacher Conferences NO SCHOOL for LS Students ALL SAINTS’ DAY

SAT 8:30 am  Board of Trustees Meeting

8

9

B

Fall SPC in Ft. Worth End of 1st Trimester 7th Gr Campout

7:30–9:00 am  Lions’ Closet Open 7th Gr Campout

15

Fall SPC in Ft. Worth

E

16

Gr 2/1 & 2–4 Admission Applications Due

D

2013

S M T W T F S

Friday

1

31

LS Visitation 6:30 pm  4th Gr Drama Production

17

DECEMBER

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31

2013

Sunday

2013

S M T W T F S

22

E

LS Book Sale 10:30 am  All-School Thanksgiving Chapel 3:00–4:15 pm  Lions’ Closet Open

LS Book Sale 10:30 am  Grandparents’ Day Chapel Grandparents’ Day

CS McDonald’s Week (11/18–11/21) 6:30 pm  Senior Leadership Dinner

AMC 8 Math Contest

25

26

27

28

29

Thanksgiving Break

Thanksgiving Break

Hanukkah Begins at Sundown Thanksgiving Break

Thanksgiving Day

Thanksgiving Break

23

30


december

NOVEMBER

Notes

1

Monday

2

A

Tuesday

3

B

15

9

16

Wednesday

4

C

A

A

10

B

11

3:00 pm  Executive Committee Meeting

9:00 am  Admission Coffee 4–7 pm  CS Faculty Gift Sorting at Salvation Army

17

18

B

Thursday

5

D

7:30–9:00 am  Lions’ Closet Open 10:00 am  Admission Campus Tour 6–9 pm  CS Austin Street Dinner Hanukkah Ends at Sundown

LS Visitation 8:15 am  PA Executive Committee Meeting 12:45 pm  LS Hanukkah Chapel

CS Gift Drive Begins

8

JANUARY

C

12

19

E

11:45 am  Alumni Board Meeting 12:45 pm  LS Chapel for November & December Birthdays 7:00 pm  MS/US Band Concert

D

13

D

20

Saturday

7 SAT 8:00 am  Gr 2/1 and 2–4 Admission Testing 8th Gr Holiday Dance

E

14 ACT 8:00 am  Gr 2/1 and 2–4 Admission Testing

12:45 pm  LS Banner Chapel 7:00 pm  MS/US Orchestra Concert

Alumni Holiday Luncheon

C

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31

Friday

6

E

21

11:00 am  All-School Christmas Party

22

Key

LS Lower School MS Middle School US Upper School CS Community Service PA Parents’ Association SM St. Mark’s H Hockaday

29

Gr 1 Admission Applications Due

CS Gift Drive Ends 7:00 pm  Lessons & Carols

12:45 pm  LS Christmas Chapel

College-Age Alumni Holiday Lunch 3:00–4:15 pm  Lions’ Closet Open

Christmas Break  Begins at Noon

23

24

25

26

27

Christmas Break

Christmas Eve

Christmas Day

Christmas Break

Christmas Break

30

31

1

2

3

Christmas Break

New Year’s Eve

2014

S M T W T F S

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30

2013

Sunday

2013

S M T W T F S

28

4


JANUARY

DECEMBER

Sunday

29

5

Monday

30

6

Tuesday

31

A

7

B

19

13

A

14

CS Coat Drive Begins 11:30 am  PA General Board Meeting

3:00 pm  Board of Trustees Meeting

20

21

B

26

27

Thursday

2

3

New Year’s Day

Christmas Break

Christmas Break

8

C

9

D

15

A

22

28

College Admission Deans’ Program

A

29

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 1 8 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 9 16 10 17 11 18 12 19 20 21 13 14 15 16 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 17 18 19 20 21 22 29 23 24 25 26 27 28 30

C

16

D

10:00 am  Admission Campus Tour 3:00–4:15 pm  Lions’ Closet Open

B

23

C

17

E

30

11 CS Habitat House Building Begins 8:00 am  Gr 1 Admission Testing

E

18

CS Coat Drive Ends 7:15 am  7th Gr Father/Son Breakfast

8:00 am  Gr 5–12 ISEE Testing

24

25

D

SAT 8:00 am  Gr 1 Admission Testing

12:45 pm  LS Chapel for January Birthdays

B

Saturday

4

St. Mark’s Literary Festival End of 2nd Mid-Trimester

11:30 am–1:00 pm  PA of SM & H General Membership Meeting at H

E

10

2013 2014

S M T W T F S

Friday

1

LS Visitation

Martin Luther King Jr. Day  NO SCHOOL

KEY LS Lower School MS Middle School US Upper School CS Community Service PA Parents’ Association SM St. Mark’s H Hockaday

Wednesday

8:15 am  PA Executive Committee Meeting

Gr 5–12 Admission Applications Due

12

SEPTEMBER FEBRUARY

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31

2014 Notes

2013

S M T W T F S

C

31 7:30 pm  US Winter Play at SM Chinese New Year

D

1


FEBRUARY

JANUARY

Sunday

26

SEPTEMBER MARCH

Monday

27

Tuesday

28

Wednesday

29

Thursday

30

2013 2014

S M T W T F S

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31

2014 Notes

2014

S M T W T F S

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 1 8 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 9 15 16 10 11 17 12 18 13 19 20 21 14 15 16 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 17 18 19 20 21 22 29 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 30 31

Friday

Saturday

1

31

8:00 am  Gr 5–12 ISEE Testing 7:30 pm  US Winter Play at SM

2

KEY LS Lower School MS Middle School US Upper School CS Community Service PA Parents’ Association SM St. Mark’s H Hockaday

3

E

4

A

Re-Enrollment Contracts Mailed

9

10

2:00 pm  US Musical at H 7:00 pm  Evensong

CS Hours Due for 2nd Trimester

3:00 pm  Executive Committee Meeting

16

17

18

Winter Weekend  No School

Late Start Day  Classes Begin at 10:30 am Re-Enrollment Contracts Due

23

24

AMC 10/12 Math Contest

A

11

25 TXML Math Contest 7:00 pm  Gr 4 Strings Concert

B

8:15 am  PA Executive Committee Meeting

2:00 pm  US Winter Play at SM

E

5

A

D

12

C

7:30–9:00 am  Lions’ Closet Open

B

13

C

19

E

26 Walker Visiting Scholar  Celebration Jazz Orchestra 8:15 am  PA Executive Committee Meeting 8th Gr Campout

20

A

10:00 am  Admission Campus Tour 3:00–4:15 pm  Lions’ Closet Open

C

27 Walker Visiting Scholar  Celebration Jazz Orchestra LS Parent/Teacher Conference No School for LS Students 8th Gr Campout

7

D

ACT 7:30 pm  US Musical at H

14

15

21

Winter SPC in Houston

B

28

22

Celebrate St. Mark’s

End of 2nd Trimester

D

8

7:15 am  LS Father/Son Breakfast & Chapel 7:30 pm  US Musical at H

Winter SPC in Houston Winter Weekend  No School

LS Valentine’s Day Parties

12:45 pm  LS Chapel for February Birthdays 6:30 pm  3rd Gr Fine Arts Evening

B

6

E

11:45 am  Alumni Board Meeting LS Parent/Teacher Conference No School for LS Students Trustees’ Faculty/Staff Appreciation Dinner 8th Gr Campout

1


MARCH

FEBRUARY

Sunday

23

SEPTEMBER APRIL

Monday

24

Tuesday

25

Wednesday

26

Thursday

27

2013 2014

S M T W T F S

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28

2014 Notes

2014

S M T W T F S

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 1 2 3 4 5 8 6 7 8 9 9 10 11 12 10 13 11 14 12 15 13 16 14 17 15 18 16 19 20 21 17 18 19 20 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 21 22 23 24 25 26 29 27 28 29 30 30

Friday

Saturday

1

28

8:30 am  Board of Trustees Meeting

2

3

7:00 pm  Evensong

Sophomore Retreat

9

10

Daylight Savings Time Begins

Spring Break

16

17

A

23

24

B

11

Spring Break

A

18

A

25

5

C

D

7

31 ERB Testing Gr 9

SAT (Reasoning Only)

12

13

14

15

19

Spring Break

C

26

20

Spring Break

D

3:00–4:15 pm  Lions’ Closet Open

C

27

D

21

6th Gr Campout

E

22

3rd Gr Trip to Camp Jolt 4th Gr Adventure Day at SM New Student Admission Contracts Due Nouruz (Persian New Year)

3rd Gr Trip to Camp Jolt CS Habitat House Dedication 8:00 am–12:00 pm  7th Gr CS

28

29

A MS ERB-CTP4 Math Testing (3/25–3/27)

8

Admission Decisions Mailed

ERB Testing Gr 3 – 4 (3/24 –3/27) Senior Parent Countdown Dinner

30

E

7:30–9:00 am  Lions’ Closet Open 6–9 pm  CS Austin Street Dinner 6:30 pm  1st Gr Fine Arts Evening

LS Visitation MS ERB-CTP4 Humanities Testing 12:45 pm  LS Chapel for March Birthdays

B

6

7:15 am  Imposition of Ashes 12:45 pm  LS Chapel for Leadership Wall Ash Wednesday

Spring Break

B

MS ERB-CTP4 Humanities Testing 10:30 am  Spring Convocation

CS Spring Basket Drive Begins

KEY LS Lower School MS Middle School US Upper School CS Community Service PA Parents’ Association SM St. Mark’s H Hockaday

4

CS Spring Basket Drive Ends 6th Gr Campout

E


APRIL

MARCH

Sunday

30

Monday

Tuesday

1

31

B

ERB Testing Gr 9 7:00 pm  8th Gr Parent Orientation to US

6

7

A

Spring Advisor & Course Selection Week (4/7–4/11)

13

KEY LS Lower School MS Middle School US Upper School CS Community Service PA Parents’ Association SM St. Mark’s H Hockaday

SEPTEMBER MAY

14

2:00 pm  US Spring Play at SM Palm Sunday

Passover Begins at Sundown

20

21

Easter

Late Start Day  Classes Begin at 10:30 am Course Selections Due

27

28

12:45 pm  LS Chapel for April Birthdays

A

8

Wednesday

2

C

9

3:00 pm  Executive Committee Meeting

6:00–7:30 pm  MS & US New Family Social

15

16

B

C

22

29 8:15 am  US Communications Turnover Meeting 7:00 pm  US Band Concert

10

C

17

A

23

B

8:15 am  PA Executive Committee Meeting—Turnover Board Meeting 3:15 pm  Cum Laude Induction Ceremony

A

30 8:15 am  MS Communications Turnover Meeting 6:00 pm  Trustee Dinner 7:00 pm  8th Gr Parent/Student Pecos Orientation

B

24

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Friday

4

E

D

D

11

Saturday

5 8:00 am–12:00 pm  8th Gr CS ISAS Arts Festival in Houston

ISAS Arts Festival in Houston

10:00 am  Admission Campus Tour 3:00–4:15 pm  Lions’ Closet Open Maundy Thursday

Passover Ends at Sundown

E

D

5:30–7:00 pm  LS New Family Ice Cream Social 7:00 pm  Choir Concert 7:30 pm  US Spring Play at SM

6:30 pm  2nd Gr Fine Arts Evening 7:00 pm  US Orchestra Concert

E

3 7:30–9:00 am  Lions’ Closet Open ISAS Arts Festival in Houston

8:15 am  PA Executive Committee Meeting

B

Thursday

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12

End of 3rd Mid-Trimester 7:30 pm  US Spring Play at SM

ACT

18

19

Good Friday  No School

C

25

D

26

6:30 pm  Piano Recitals 4th Gr Trip to Sky Ranch Alumni Weekend

8:15 am  LS Communications Turnover Meeting 4th Gr Trip to Sky Ranch Alumni Weekend

Yom Ha’Shoa (Holocaust Remembrance Day) 10:00 am  Alumni Board Meeting Alumni Weekend

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APRIL

Sunday

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Monday

28

Tuesday

29

Wednesday

Thursday

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30

C

7:30–9:00 am  Lions’ Closet Open

4

5

E

7:30 am  Full Faculty Meeting for Headmaster’s Cup CS Hours Due for Seniors AP Exams

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12

18

25

19

6

A

E

13

A

4th Gr Visits MS 10:30 am  US Step-Up Chapel 3:00 pm  Board of Trustees Meeting 7:00 pm  MS Band Concert AP Exams

E

20

7

B

8:15 am  PA General Board Turnover Meeting 4:00 pm  Full Faculty Meeting for Major Senior Prizes AP Exams

7:00 pm  MS Orchestra Concert AP Exams

CS Hours Due for Gr 9–11 6:30 pm  MS Preview & 4th Gr Musical Evening AP Exams

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B

21

B

15

C

9

Saturday

3 SAT Spring SPC in Dallas

D

10

D

17

AP Exams

C

16

4th Gr Visits MS 10:40 am  8th Gr Graduation Chapel 3:00–4:15 pm  Lions’ Closet Open AP Exams

Blue & Gold Day 6:30 pm  Athletic Banquet AP Exams

22

23

C

Zoo Trip for Seniors & 1st Graders Last Day of Classes for Gr 8

Last Day of Classes for Gr 9–11 Final Exams Gr 8 7:30 pm  Baccalaureate

Final Exams Gr 8 US Reading Day

Last Day of Classes for Gr 5–7 10:40 am  MS Step-Up Chapel Final Exams Gr 8–11

Last Day of Class for LS 9:30 am  Final LS Chapel Honoring 4th Gr 10:30 am  Dismissal Gr 1–3 11:00 am  US Final Assembly Seniors/Alumni Luncheon Final Exams Gr 9–11 Commencement

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27

28

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30

LS Parent/Teacher Conferences Final Exams Gr 9–11

LS Parent/Teacher Conferences Short Classes Gr 8 10:30 am  MS Final Assembly Final Exams Gr 9–11

Make-up Exams Gr 9–11

Blue Shirt Day Short Classes Gr 9–11 Last Day of School

Memorial Day  No School

D

Spring SPC in Dallas

12:45 pm  LS Chapel for May & June Birthdays 6–9 pm  CS Austin Street Dinner AP Exams

4th Gr Visits MS 4:00 pm  Full Faculty Meeting for Special Senior Awards AP Exams

A

8

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Friday

2

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Marksmen Ball

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JUNE

MAY

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Sunday Notes

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8

2014

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Monday

Tuesday

2

3

Final Faculty/Staff Meetings & PA End of School Luncheon

3:00 pm  Executive Committee Meeting

9

10

Wednesday

4

5

Thursday

SEPTEMBER JULY

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Friday

6

Saturday

7

SAT

11

12

13

14

ACT

15

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21

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28

RAMADAN Begins

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JULY

JUNE

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2014

Sunday Notes

2014

S M T W T F S

29

Monday

30

Tuesday

1

Wednesday

2

3

Thursday

SEPTEMBER AUGUST

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Friday

4

Saturday

5

Independence Day

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St. Mark's Calendar 2013-14