On Sunday, January 22, following a Family Mass in Centennial Center’s Young Gym, the Marist Alumni Association’s Service and Spirituality Committee hosted a community discussion led by Bishop Joel M. Konzen, S.M. on the Marist Way theme of the year “Doing the Work of Mary.”
Elena Ricardo ’09 visited Marist School to instruct theater students in choreography and offer Broadway insights during rehearsals of “Mamma Mia!” opening March 22. Ricardo spent special time with Adriana Acevedo ’24, who has been cast in the role of Sophie in Marist’s upcoming production. Ricardo performed the starring role on Broadway and shared tips on developing the character around whose wedding the “Mamma Mia!” story revolves.
As Marist School joins the nation in marking the birthday of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. on Monday, January 16, Marist President Fr. Bill Rowland, S.M. shares Dr. King’s most powerful quotes as inspiration to continue advancing the principles of racial equality and nonviolent social change.
Marist School’s Goizueta Center for Immersive Experience and Design is home to the Immersive Theater which rotates interactive exhibits to broaden student perspectives, enhance understanding of other cultures, and build the capacity for empathy, an essential Marist value preparing students to be global-ready servant leaders of tomorrow. Within the Immersive Theater’s glass walls, the opportunities to broaden the perspectives of our students and build the compassion required to do the work of Mary continued this year with the recent Civil War Field Hospital exhibit. Over 240 students in grades 9-12 recently visited the Immersive Theater to participate.
On Friday, December 16, several Marist School Modern and Classical Languages Department teachers, along with student-leaders from the French, Spanish, and German classes, traveled to Duluth, Georgia to deliver nearly 1,000 books to first and second graders at Berkeley Lake Elementary School.
The Society of Mary and the Marist School Board of Trustees are excited to announce the hiring of a new president to succeed Father William Rowland, S.M. as the first lay president in the school’s 122-year history. After an extensive global search, James D. Childs was selected as Marist School’s next president effective July 1, 2023.