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Portrait of a St. Mark's Graduate

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A St. Mark’s graduate is a mindful, active learner who embraces the challenges of a robust educational experience and is ethically and spiritually motivated to make a positive contribution to the community and the world. This is demonstrated through his or her relationship to learning, self, and others.

Relationship to Learning

A St. Mark's Graduate...

Demonstrates intellectual curiosity and a fearless pursuit of knowledge

Takes initiative for and ownership of his or her learning

Thinks creatively and seeks opportunities to innovate

Displays flexibility in thought and action

Seeks challenges and embraces exploration

Collaborates and shares in the spirit of learning

Relationship to Self

A St. Mark's Graduate Demonstrates...

Empathy

Resilience

Self-awareness

Resourcefulness

Empowerment

Kindness

Integrity

Moral courage

Compassion

Mindfulness

Autonomy

Gratitude

Relationship to Others

A St. Mark's Graduate Practices...

Respect for all people and cultures

Open-mindedness

Inclusiveness

Global awareness

Cultural sensitivity

Responsible citizenship

Service to others