Using Percussion in the Classroom

Chris McLaurin, Principal Percussionist for the Kansas City Symphony, visited St. Mark recently to train our teachers on how to use percussion instruments in the classroom. We are so proud to be included in this Kansas City Symphony video: Percussion in the Classroom...

Sun Shines on Puppets for the Planet!

Last Saturday’s second annual Puppets for the Planet Festival, in partnership with StoneLion Puppet Theatre was a huge success and everyone who attended enjoyed a beautiful 80 degree day. Our friends at StoneLion Puppet Theatre put together an awesome line-up of...

Spring Sock Hop Slide Show

The St. Mark Spring Sock Hop last month was an evening of fun, filled with food, art projects and lots of dancing! Families and staff enjoyed Chef Cooper’s famous taco bar, the sounds of DJ LeoNightUS and everyone took home sock puppets and flowers they created...
St. Mark Hosts Money Smart KC Workshops

St. Mark Hosts Money Smart KC Workshops

As part of Money Smart Month in April, St. Mark Child & Family Development Center will host two Money Smart KC workshops on Thursday, April 3 and on Wednesday, April 16 from 4:30-5:30 on both days. presented by Central Bank of Kansas City. A light dinner will be...
Puppets for the Planet Festival

Puppets for the Planet Festival

Join StoneLion Puppet Theatre and St. Mark’s for a Puppets for the Planet Community Art Festival. This interactive day of fun celebrates the planet with art, entertainment, and community action. StoneLion puppet shows, music featuring Dino O’Dell, Sister Act Face...
Head Start-Trauma Smart in the News!

Head Start-Trauma Smart in the News!

Read this great article the Head Start-Trauma Smart program in the New York Times. The Head Start-Trauma Smart program is offered at St. Mark Child and Family Development Center thanks to St. Luke’s Health System’s Crittenton Children’s Center. Our...
Tiny Concerts Begin March 18

Tiny Concerts Begin March 18

Beginning Tuesday, March 18 – St. Mark will be presenting “tiny” concerts for our students. These 20-minute concerts will feature some of Kansas City’s premiere performing artists and will introduce our students to a wide variety of music, instruments, and local...