St. Mark’s School is fortunate to participate in the Illinois Math and Science Academy’s (IMSA) Fusion program. IMSA is a residential high school in Aurora that is ranked one of the top 10 high schools in the nation for math and science. IMSA Fusion is their outreach program for middle school students.
This year St. Mark’s students will study units on Medieval Science and Secret Communications. The Medieval period was ripe with scientific inventions. Secret Communications will focus on codes and encryption. The IMSA Fusion curriculum is designed to be inquiry based and problem centered. One of its goals is to teach students how to think.
St. Mark’s Halloween Harvest Festival, Oct. 28!
Come one, come all in your spookiest best to the St. Mark’s Halloween Harvest Festival on Fri. Oct. 28 from 5:30-8:30 pm at the school. Food, fun, games, fire escape rides, and trunk or treating are just some of the scary-good things at the Festival. Hope to see you there!
St. Mark’s Students serve Mass at the rededication Mass at St. Mark’s Cathedral.
St. Mark’s was proud to have eight students help serve Mass at the rededication of the Cathedral of St. Mary of the Immaculate Conception. The Mass held on August 26 was also a celebration of the 100th anniversary of the death of Archbishop John Lancaster Spalding, first bishop of the Peoria Diocese.