Several Marist School alumni, including Major League Baseball player Kyle Farmer ’09, share why they loved playing in the band program while they were students at Marist. Captured on video, their testimonials can be viewed at marist.com/bandtestimonials.
On Wednesday, March 18, Marist School marked both the beginning of Term 3 and the transition to virtual learning. In response to the global pandemic COVID-19 and with just a 72-hour notice, Marist completely shifted academic learning online, calling on faculty, staff, and students to begin a learning journey they had never previously undertaken.
I want to acknowledge the unique circumstances in which we will be celebrating Holy Week. Recall that the Hebrews were confined to their homes where they celebrated the first Passover meal before leaving Egypt. Like them, we are committed to staying home as we wait for the coronavirus disease to have spent itself, allowing us to reclaim some normalcy. Admittedly, that will have to be redefined in light of this experience.