Excitement Abounds in After-School Program
After the school day ends at St. Mark’s, our students continue to learn and grow. St. Mark’s provides comprehensive after-school programming every day from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. The school partners with various organizations and volunteers to provide a wide range of activities for all ages.
Jazz at Lincoln Center and Members of the NY Philharmonic Visit St. Mark's
Thanks to the generous funding of the Advisory Board, Jazz at Lincoln Center visited the school with six members of its Jazz Orchestra this spring. They played excerpts of songs for the students and demonstrated not only how each instrument sounds, but also how the instruments fit together in the context of the larger Jazz Orchestra.
NY Cares Sponsors Activites for St. Mark's Students
NY Cares sponsored a host of activities for St. Mark’s students this year. First, NY Cares held two standing after-school programs: “Dance Explorers,” in which Kindergarten and grade 1 after-school students learned different dance forms, and “Sports Explorers,” during which after-school students in grades 2 and 3 engaged in structured physical activities including soccer, kickball, basketball, and relay races.
St. Mark's Students Learn Outside the Classroom
St. Mark School students have had the tremendous opportunity to explore the city in which they live, enriching the academic experience and providing a holistic world view. St. Mark's is grateful to its supporters who have funded and organized these valuable opportunitis.