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Parent’s Handbook
Everything you need to know about placing your child at St. Mark’s Preschool.
We update it at the start of every school year, so make sure you have the most recent version!

Driving Directions

2016-17 Important Dates @ St. Mark’s Preschool 

St. Mark’s does not have school on the following days (2016-17):

Friday, Oct 21
Monday, Oct 24
Friday, Nov 11 Veteran’s Day
Nov 23-25 Thanksgiving Holiday
Friday, Dec 2
Dec 19-Jan 2 Winter Break
Monday, Jan 16 MLK Day
Monday,  Feb 20 President’s Day
Friday, Mar 17 Staff Development
Monday,  Mar 27
Apr 3-7 Spring Break
May 26,29,30 Memorial Day Holiday

We follow the Tacoma School District snow day schedule, but will not have make-up days unless missed school is excessive

Other fun events throughout the year include:


Field trips to…

  • Tacoma Lutheran Retirement Center
  • Pumpkin Patch
  • Vashon Ferry and/or Tacoma Narrows Airport
  • Tacoma Musical Playhouse
  • Tacoma Glass Museum
  • Jozee’s Petting Zoo
  • Tacoma Nature Center

Family Events such as….

  • Ice Cream Social
  • Fun Run & Kids Dash
  • Fall Performance & Harvest Festival
  • Cookie Exchange with Christmas Caroling
  • Valentine’s Day Party
  • Spring Performance
  • Mother’s Day Tea
  • End of the Year Party