Saint Mark’s to Participate in the Southern California Diversity Recruiting Fair 2023

Research shows that a diverse, equitable, and inclusive learning environment is critical to student success and a marker of educational excellence. One crucial component in creating such an environment is having a diverse faculty and staff that reflects the beautiful mosaic of students we teach. As such, we are participating in the fifth annual Southern […]

Why Is My Kid’s Private School Asking For More Money?: FAQ about fundraising at independent schools

You started paying tuition for your child’s private school education, and now you get a letter from the school asking for a donation. Or maybe a fellow parent just called to ask for you to support the annual fundraiser. Why do some schools charge tuition and then ask for more money? The answer lies in […]

Reading with Your Child

After the hustle and bustle of the winter festivities, there is nothing better than slowing down and curling up with a great book. Beyond modeling a love of books, I know that parents often wonder about ways to engage with their young readers, especially as they grow to be more independent. If you are finding […]

What does it mean to be thankful?

Let’s be honest: the month of November tends to be overlooked, especially by kids. Once Halloween is over, it’s a waiting game until December, when various exciting (and present-yielding) holidays are celebrated by many and a general air of anticipation is in the air. November is the month of Thanksgiving, but what does that mean […]

Tips from an Admissions Director

Fall…the start of a new school year, students making new friends, settling into routines and learning new skills. It’s hard to believe that just as the school year is starting, it is also the time when schools think ahead to enrollment for the following year and begin their admissions season. As you begin looking for […]