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School News

List of 3 news stories.

  • Marist School Names Clarence H. Smith '68 the St. Peter Chanel Award Recipient for 2017

    Marist School has announced that Clarence H. Smith '68 has received the school’s highest honor, the St. Peter Chanel Award. The award, named for the Marist saint who was martyred for his faith, is given annually in recognition of individuals whose selflessness, exceptional support, and enthusiastic leadership have advanced the mission of Marist School in a profound and fundamental way. 
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  • Mike Trapani – Archbishop’s Outstanding Service Award Recipient

    2017-2018 Faculty and Staff Award Recipients Recognized

    Marist School has announced its faculty and staff award recipients for the 2017-2018 school year. The award recipients were recognized at Marist’s annual St. Peter Chanel Society Recognition Dinner held this year on Wednesday, October 18 at the Atlanta History Center.
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  • Marist School President Father John Harhager, S.M. Elected Vicar General of the Society of Mary

    Marist School has announced that Father John Harhager, S.M., who has served as the school’s president for the past 10 years, has been elected vicar general of the Society of Mary, the religious congregation of priests and brothers that has owned and operated Marist School since 1901. In accepting his new role, which began immediately upon his election this week at a general chapter meeting in Rome, Italy where the Society of Mary has its headquarters, Father Harhager steps down as president of Marist School.
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Athletics News

List of 4 news stories.

  • Middle School Cross Country Runners Bring Home State Championship Honors

    The Marist Middle School Cross Country team won the MS State Meet at Bleckley County Elementary School on Saturday by 51-points over Westminster, avenging a 5-point Runner-Up spot last season to Pace Academy which finished 3rd.

    The Lady War Eagles were led by Johna Grisik (5th) in a time of 13:31.90 for the 2-Mile course.  Followed close behind was Emily Delmonte (6th), Lily Murray (8th) and Kate Selover (9th).  Zoe Alvarez (28th), Paige Lange (30th) and Kate Huffstetler (35th) all ran with times under 15-minutes.

    The boy's team placed 9th overall with Raines Grassi (43rd) leading the War Eagle runners with a time of 13:06.63 followed by Ikenna Onwukeme (44th), James Cochran (56th), Ryan McTigh (62nd) and Grayson Balloon (69th) the Top 5 runners for Marist.  Everett Markwalter (82nd) and Arlo Lloyd (83rd) rounded out the Marist team runners.
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  • John FitzPatrick Selected for GACA All-Star Game

    Marist TE/DE John FitzPatrick was selected to participate in the 2017 GACA North/South All-Star Classic in Macon on December 28.

    The GACA All-Star Classic is the longest running all-star game in the country and the most prestigious event in the state of Georgia.  The game will be played at Freedon Field in Macon.
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  • Booster Club Golf & Tennis Tournament

    Monday, November 6 at Dunwoody Country Club 
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  • War Eagle Views

    The Lady War Eagles begin First Round State Playoff action today (Oct.11) hosting Oconee County at Kitchins Field in the start of the Best-of-3 Series with a doubleheader beginning at 3:30 p.m. Marist is the #1-Seed from Region 7-AAAA with a 14-10 overall record (7-1 region) and Oconee County is 17-11 (7-3 in Region 8-AAAA). Game 3 (if necessary) will be played Thursday at Marist.

    The Lady War Eagles start their AAAA State Playoff action on Thursday (Oct. 12) in Centennial Center at 5 p.m. against LaGrange. Marist (35-3 overall) enters the playoffs as the #1-Seed defeating Chestatee 2-0 and Blessed Trinity 3-1 in the Region Tournament last week.

    Cross Country
    The Marist Harriers traveled to Cary, North Carolina for the Great American Cross Country Race last weekend. Most of the top teams in the Southeast attended and the War Eagles now turn their attention to preparations for the upcoming Region Meet (Oct. 26) at Unicoi State Park in Helen and the AAAA State Meet (Nov. 4) in Carrollton.

    The War Eagles are 6-0 heading into their Homecoming Game matchup with West Hall to open Region 7-AAAA action this Friday night at Hughes Spalding Stadium. West Hall (5-2 overall, 1-0 region) defeated Chestatee last week 28-14 to open their region schedule while Marist had an open date.
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Below is a list of events Marist School hosts each year or biennially.

Marist in the Media

Digital Age
Atlanta Magazine, October 16, 2017

Marist's Harhager to Society of Mary
Dunwoody Crier, October 10, 2017

High school seniors win high marks in National Merit testing
Dunwoody Crier, October 10, 2017

Two schools become one
Atlanta Magazine, October 3, 2017

Exceptional Educator: Rand Wise, Marist School
Reporter Newspapers, October 3, 2017

Luttrell returns but Gainesville falls 39-14 at Marist

AccessWDUN, September 30, 2017

Abshier triggers Marist's option attack

Northside Neighbor, September 30, 2017

Marist 39, Gainesville 14

The Atlanta Jounral-Constitution, September 29, 2017

Best player in school history: Region 7-AAAA teams

The Atlanta Jounral-Constitution, September 29, 2017

Marist rolls Chamblee 58-0

Dunwoody Crier, September 26, 2017

Marist School gets 'Freaky' early
Reporter Newspapers, September 25, 2017

Local Catholic high school seniors name National Merit semifinalists
The Georgia Bulletin, September 21, 2017

National math award goes to Marist School faculty member
The Georgia Bulletin, September 21, 2017

Marist grad up for national award

Dunwoody Crier, September 19, 2017

Marist tops Woodward, Chadwick now No. 2 in wins
Dunwoody Crier, September 19, 2017

36 DeKalb County students named National Merit Scholarship semifinalists
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, September 18, 2017

Meet the wunderkid coach who could turn around the Rams
New York Post, September 16, 2017

Marist 34, Woodward 17
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, September 15, 2017

Marist, St. Pius X contest highlights local prep football action
Neighbor News, September 6, 2017

School News
Dunwoody Crier, September 5, 2017

School News

Dunwoody Crier, August 29, 2017

Your Pie Perimeter meets the 1,000 pizza giveaway challenge
Dunwoody Crier, August 29, 2017

Georgia football: 3 players the Bulldogs need a big game from vs. Appalachian State
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, August 28, 2017

33 Years and Counting!

GPB Sports, August 24, 2017

Reach for Excellence grads continue to succeed
The Georgia Bulletin, August 24, 2017

Prep football season begins for Dekalb programs

Neighbor News, August 16, 2017

HIES volleyball readies for postseason run
Dunwoody Crier, August 15, 2017

Historian brings Booker T. Washington's visit to New Iberia to light

The Daily Iberian, August 3, 2017

Cecelia Lopez wins at World Scholars Cup
North Fulton Herald, August 2, 2017

Marist alumnus Farmer earns promotion to MLB

Neighbor News, August 1, 2017

Three local baseball stars making jump to pro ball
Dunwoody Crier, August 1, 2017

A fit and healthy E.J. Gaines makes big plays in Rams training camp
Los Angeles Times, July 31, 2017

Marist School tight end John FitzPatrick commits to Georgia for Class of 2018
The Red & Black, July 13, 2017
Arts ATL, July 10, 2017
Neighbor News, July 7, 2017
The Georgia Bulletin, July 6, 2017
The Georgia Bulletin, July 6, 2017

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, June 13, 2017
Dunwoody Crier, June 6, 2017
Dunwoody Crier, June 6, 2017
Neighbor News, June 1, 2017

Marist wins 13th state baseball crown

Dunwody Crier, May 30, 2017

Little-known memorials honor fallen service members
Reporter Newspapers, May 26, 2017

Buckhead, Sandy Springs teams hosting swim clinic fundraisers
Northside Neighbor, May 25, 2017

Northside programs conclude spring sports in high tyle
Neighbor News, May 24, 2017

Westminster, Wesleyan, St. Pius X and Marist among state title winners

Neighbor News, May 18, 2017

Meet the Rams' 'stone-cold killer,' 'beast' and prep football legend: coach Sean McVay
ESPN, May 18, 2017

Marist, Cedar Grove, St. Pius X claim track and field, soccer state titles
The Marietta Daily Journal, May 17, 2017

With Georgia in pursuit, FitzPatrick says playing 'close to home' is ideal
Ledger-Enquirer, May 15, 2017

Chamblee, Marist claim tennis state titled

The Marietta Daily Journal, May 11, 2017

Buckhead, Sandy Springs high schools name vals, sals

Northside Neighbor, May 10, 2017

Buckhead, Sandy Springs high schools announce retiring teachers, staff members
Northside Neighbor, May 10, 2017

School News

Dunwoody Crier, May 9, 2017

The year's inspiring 'Super Seniors'

The Georgia Bulletin, May 4, 2017

Buckhead, Sandy Springs seniors named Posse Scholars
Northside Neighbor, May 1, 2017

Marist, White County take Sutton Invitational
The Atlanta-Journal Constitution, April 25, 2017

Marist School announces 2017 Alumni Awards

Reporter Newspapers, April 21, 2017

Marist nine falls to 2nd, soccer, lacrosse, on the rise

Dunwoody Crier, April 18, 2017

Holy Spirit, Cristo Rey soar at GISA chess tournament
Northside Neighbor, April 15, 2017

Marist girls' soccer hits road bump

Dunwoody Crier, April 11, 2017

Veteran sportscaster Ernie Johnson to speak at Georgia's spring commencement 
Gridiron Now, April 10, 2017

Daffodil Dash Extends Pro-Child Marathon
Atlanta Jewish Times, April 7, 2017

Tournament roundup: Marist wins AAC Invitational

The Atlanta-Journal Constitution, April 4, 2017

Keep on Working
Atlanta Senior Life, April 3, 2017

Pace, Wesleyan, Marist succeed at state literary event

Northside Neighbor, April 2, 2017

Marist spring sports, Ex-War Eagle thriving

Dunwoody Crier, March 28, 2017

Woodward, Marist, Lovett take state debate honors

Marietta Daily Journal, March 25, 2017

Marist School debate team among top three in Georgia

CBS46 WGCTL-TV, March 22, 2017

Best boys golfers: List starts with Johns Creek duo
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, March 21, 2017

Marist senior works to create CF Day
Dunwoody Crier, March 21, 2017

Educator Entries Due
Atlanta Jewish Times, March 17, 2017

Southern-made home goods deliver instant impact
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, March 7, 2017

West Virginia football considering several tight end prospects
Charleston Gazette-Mail, March 5, 2017

Race to replace Price: Former Air Force pilot Keith Grawert focusing on national security
11 Alive WXIA-TV, March 3, 2017

Matt Harpring part of latest Georgia Sports Hall of Fame class

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, February 24, 2017

Archdiocesan spelling bee declares winner after 14 rounds

The Georgia Bulletin, February 24, 2017

Marist's Centro Hispano graduates 63 in GED program

The Georgia Bulletin, February 24, 2017

Catholic athletes commit to play college sports
The Georgia Bulletin, February 23, 2017

Marist cagers move into second round

Dunwoody Crier, February 21, 2017

Georgia Sports Hall of Game honors Harpring

Dunwoody Crier, February 21, 2017

Marist football coach named coach of the year by GACA

The Georgia Bulletin, February 15, 2017

An annual tribute to Catholic schools in the Atlanta Archdiocese
The Georgia Bulletin, February 9, 2017

Marist's Chadwick named top coach
Dunwoody Crier, February 7, 2017

Marist girls win 3rd straight swim title
Dunwoody Crier, February 7, 2017

NFL's Los Angeles Rams name Marist alum Sean McVay head coach

The Georgia Bulletin, January 27, 2017

The art of wrestling
The Georgia Bulletin, January 27, 2017

School News

Dunwoody Crier, January 17, 2017

McVay becomes youngest NFL coach in history

Dunwoody Crier, January 17, 2017

Quinton Stephens needs to be a catalyst for the Jackets
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, January 14, 2017

L.A. Rams Hire Marist Alum Sean McVay as Head Coach

Brookhaven Patch, January 13, 2017

Former Tulane commit Charlie Clark couldn't pass on Tech

The Atlanta-Journal Constitution, January 13, 2017

Marist School alumnus named youngest head coach in NFL history

USA Today and 11Alive, WXIA, January 13, 2017

Marietta native named head coach of NFL's Los Angeles Rams, January 13, 2017

High School Students Spend a Day Making a Positive Difference at the ADL No Place for Hate Summit

Atlanta Daily World, January 13, 2017

Former Marist quarterback hired as LA Rams head coach
The Champion, January 13, 2017

Open Door Catholic Worker community closes home, but leaders will still serve
The Georgia Bulletin, January 12, 2017

Trustees announce Sophia Academy will merge with Notre Dame Academy in August
The Georgia Bulletin, January 12, 2017

Marietta native McVay hired by Rams, becomes youngest head coach in NFL history

The Marietta Daily Journal, January 12, 2017

Marist graduate McVay makes NFL history

The Atlanta-Journal Constitution, January 12, 2017

Rams' Sean McVay: Portrait of an up-and-coming coach
Los Angeles Times, January 12, 2017

Marist boys level record, girls on track
Dunwoody Crier, January 10, 2017

Marist's Charlie Clark is Georgia Tech's 15th commitment

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, January 9, 2017

20 Under 20

Sandy Springs Reporter, January 6, 2017

Sophia merging with Notre Dame, moving to Duluth
The Marietta Daily Journal, January 5, 2017

Sophia Academy merges with Notre Dame Academy on Duluth campus

Gwinnett Daily Post, January 4, 2017

Marist debate, speech program ranked high in nation

The Champion, January 2, 2017

Dockter to UVA
Dunwoody Crier, December 27, 2016

School News

Dunwoody Crier, December 20, 2016

Cross country's best honored at local event
Marietta Daily Journal, December 20, 2016

Marist teams seeing some court promise
Dunwoody Crier, December 20, 2016

Hundreds attend annual 'Light Up Brookhaven' event
Brookhaven Post, December 9, 2016

Marist wins Latino Journey Award

Dunwoody Crier, December 6, 2016

Dominque Oden named Big Ten Freshman of the Week, November 29, 2016

Billy Payne's grandson signs on to play golf at UGA

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, November 23, 2016

Decoding the Holocaust with Brendan Murphy

The Atlanta Jewish Times, November 22, 2016

Local programs reach next round of playoffs
Marietta Daily Journal, November 21, 2016

Georgia Bulletin, November 17, 2016

Blessed Trinity, Marist athletes experience beauty of Ireland

The Georgia Bulletin, November 3, 2016

CDA celebrates volunteer partners
North Fulton Herald, November 2, 2016

Marist softball finishes 3rd in state, football rolls over Chestatee

Dunwoody Crier, November 1, 2016

School News

Dunwoody Crier, October 25, 2016

Fund to help sex trafficking victims on the Georgia ballot Nov. 8

The Georgia Bulletin, October 20, 2016

Blessed Trinity and Marist poised for a high-stakes first-time meeting, October 20, 2016, September 27, 2016
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution (blog), September 29, 2016
Dunwoody Crier, September 27, 2016
Marietta Daily Journal, September 19, 2016
Reporter Newspapers, September 16, 2016
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution (blog), September 16, 2016
Champion Newspaper, September 15, 2016
Dunwoody Crier, September 13, 2016
Sandy Springs Patch, September 9, 2016, September 9, 2016
The Marietta Daily Journal, September 7, 2016
Dunwoody Crier, September 6, 2016
Dunwoody Crier, September 6, 2016

Atlanta Business Chronicle, September 2, 2016
Miami Herald, September 2, 2016
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution (blog), September 1, 2016
MaxPreps, September 1, 2016

Boston College's Myles Willis eager for a shot at Georgia Tech

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, September 1, 2016
The Washington Times, August 31, 2016

Marist capital campaign closes with success

Dunwoody Crier, August 30, 2016

AccessWDUN, August 30, 2016
CBS Atlanta, August 25, 2016 

Boston Herald, August 21, 2016
Commentary: Playing American football in Ireland
Reporter Newspapers, August 21, 2016
Ledger-Enquirer, August 20, 2016

Exceptional Educator: Charles Pearson, Marist School

Reporter Newspapers, August 13, 2016, August 15, 2016

The Marietta Daily Journal, August 2, 2016

Four Questions with Marist coach Alan Chadwick

AJC Sports, August 1, 2016

Looking Back, Paying it Forward

BuckHaven Lifestyle, July 25, 2016

The Marietta Daily Journal, July 8, 2016

School News

Dunwoody Crier, June 14, 2016

The Georgia Bulletin, June 10, 2016
Reporter Newspapers, May 28, 2016

Top academic honorees named at Catholic high schools

The Georgia Bulletin, May 26, 2016

Meet seven graduating seniors who've inspired others

The Georgia Bulletin, May 26, 2016

Marist senior tells young people to find their own beauty

The Georgia Bulletin, May 26, 2016

School News
Dunwoody Crier, May 17, 2016

Marist School has a history of firsts with Habitat for Humanity

Dunwoody Crier, May 17, 2016

Marist School Community Completes 40th Build Atlanta Habitat

Atlanta Daybook, May 13, 2016
The Atlanta Jewish Times, May 2, 2016

Marist junior's art wins scholastic medal

The Georgia Bulletin, April 28, 2016

Marist School marks Society of Mary founding

The Georgia Bulletin, April 28, 2016
April 28, 2016
Dunwoody Crier, April 5, 2016
Nancy Creek is centerpiece for new Marist campus trail
The Georgia Bulletin, March 17, 2016

Marist Literary Team Wins State Championship
The Georgia Bulletin, March 2, 2016
The Georgia Bulletin, February 19, 2016
The Georgia Bulletin, February 5, 2016
The Georgia Bulletin, February 5, 2016

In Case You Missed It: Local Student is GA Google Doodle Contest Winner, Needs National Votes

Brookhaven Patch, February 6, 2016

Atlanta student wins statewide Google contest

Atlanta Journal Constitution, February 5, 2016

Brookhaven student doodles for Google
DeKalb Neighbor, February 5, 2016

Marist students meet living link to history

The Georgia Bulletin, January 27, 2016

Marist standout named Georgia cross country runner of the year

Atlanta Journal Constitution, January 22, 2016
The Georgia Bulletin, January 21, 2016

Member of Little Rock Nine tells students racial progress 'is a marathon'
The Georgia Bulletin, January 21, 2016

One of the 'Little Rock Nine' Speaks at Marist School

Fox 5 Atlanta, January 15, 2016

Catholic school students get a jumpstart on the 2016 CRS Rice Bowl program

The Georgia Bulletin, January 7, 2016

10 Graduate from volunteer-run GED program at Marist Hispanic Center

The Georgia Bulletin, January 7, 2016

Making the Grade: High schoolers get up-close look at Holocaust

Atlanta Journal Constitution, December 8, 2015

Richard J. Reynolds III honored by Marist School

Georgia Bulletin, November 26, 2015

School News

Dunwoody Crier, November 12, 2015

Marist program hits top 10 percent U.S. ranking

Atlanta Journal Constitution, October 19, 2015

Atlanta theater, music to highlight 50th jubilee of Jewish-Catholic dialogue

The Georgia Bulletin, October 16, 2015

Former Marist football standout set to receive national award

The Georgia Bulletin, October 15, 2015

Marist softball team remains perfect in region play
The Georgia Bulletin, October 1, 2015

Atlanta's best students could get a slice of $32 million in scholarships

Atlanta Journal Constitution, September 18, 2015

Marist Students see where the Holocaust happened

Brookhaven Reporter, September 18, 2015

Marist softball wins title, toppled Chamblee, St. Pius
Dunwoody Crier, October 13, 2015

Marist drops Lithonia in Homecoming win
Dunwoody Crier, October 6, 2015

Sherman earns Eagle Award
Dunwoody Crier, September 15, 2015

Marist volleyball ready to defend state title
The Dunwoody Crier, September 15, 2015

Marist avenges loss, defeats Lovett in squeaker
The Dunwoody Crier, September 8, 2015

Marist XC, a family that runs together

Dunwoody Crier, August 25, 2015

Two long-serving coaches reflect on football tradition

Reporter Newspapers, August 25, 2015

Rev. Kissel, coaching legend, retires at Marist

Dunwoody Crier, August 4, 2015

Bragbook for July 10

Atlanta Journal Constitution, July 10, 2015

Marist athletic director inducted into Hall of Fame
The Georgia Bulletin, July 9, 2015

Making the Grade: Environmentalism becomes a popular class

Atlanta Journal Constitution, June 16, 2015

Standout student Xanthos Likes publishes 'Corporate Fish'
Dunwoody Crier, June 13, 2015

Marist sports triumph in 16 straight Director's Cups

Dunwoody Crier, May 26, 2015

Male Athlete of the Week Patrick Sullivan
Dunwoody Neighbor, May 20, 2015

Marist women build their 15th home
Dunwoody Crier, May 19, 2015

Sheep clear unwanted plants at Marist School

Reporter Newspapers, May 6, 2015

Class of 2015: Love of children draws 'warm-hearted' Marist student to medicine

Georgia Bulletin, April 30, 2015

Fr. Konzen Honored for Educational Excellence
Georgia Bulletin, March 5, 2015

Marist School

3790 Ashford Dunwoody Road, NE
Atlanta, GA 30319-1899
(770) 457-7201
An Independent Catholic School of the Marist Fathers and Brothers