Latest Developments

Recent Updates

List of 19 news stories.

  • A New Era of Science Education

    Days before the start of the 2019–2020 school year, St. Mark’s celebrated the culmination of the Science Center Project and more than five years of planning and construction.
  • Modernizing McDermott-Green

    While students get to work in the Winn Science Center, crews continue their work bringing the McDermott-Green Physical Science Center into the 21st-century.
  • Students Get to Work

    Now that the dust has settled and the doors are open, students and teachers have begun working in the new Winn Science Center.
  • The Winn Family leads the ribbon-cutting.

    Winn Science Center Opens

    Hundreds of students, faculty, parents, alumni, Trustees, and friends gathered for a ribbon-cutting ceremony to open the Winn Science Center.
  • The Science Lecture Hall is now lit and ready for the installation of its 230 seats.

    Winn Nears Completion

    With its grand opening just weeks away, the Winn Science Center is nearly complete.
  • The newly-installed copper roof panels and dome have begun to patinate, naturally changing color to match the other roofs across campus.

    Learning Spaces Take Shape

    As the exterior nears completion, crews have begun turning the interior rooms into learning spaces.
  • Stone lettering is installed around the rotunda.

    A Busy Summer

    When Marksmen return to campus this month, the exterior of the Winn Science Center will look nearly completed.
  • Taking Shape

    Visitors touring the Winn Science Center are seeing a clearer picture of the finished building.
  • Brick by Brick

    With the structure in place, bricklayers and carpenters are beginning their work.
  • Filling in the Frame

    Crews are hard at work on the next stage of construction.
  • Topping Off Ceremony Marks Milestone

    The final piece of the Winn Science Center's steel frame is lifted into place.
  • Steel Installation Begins

    The first beams of steel are delivered and installed.
  • November 10, 2017

    Foundation Completed

    Construction crews complete the concrete slab upon which the Winn Science Center will be built. 
  • New Playground Installed

    As school resumed in August 2017, Marksmen found a new playground in the Lower School. 
  • Planetarium and Observatory Removed

    Over the summer, crews removed the C-Wing, including the planetarium and observatory dome.
  • Playground Removed & Donated

    The old Lower School playground is packed up and donated to a school in the Dominican Republic.
  • Iconic Periodic Table Removed

    Crews carefully remove the iconic Periodic Table for relocation to the new building. 
  • Groundbreaking Ceremony Held

    More than 150 community members gather for the groundbreaking of the Science Center Project.
  • The McDermott-Green Math-Science Quadgrangle before construction.

    Project Fully Funded

    The School secures the full $40 million needed to fund the Science Center Project. 

Videos

Winn Science Center Construction Time Lapse

Campus Science News

List of 5 news stories.

  • Teacher Receives National Award

    Last month, the National Association of Biology Teachers (NABT) presented its 2019 Evolution Education Award to John Mead, Eugene McDermott Master Teaching Chair in Science and St. Mark’s middle school biology teacher.
  • Marksmen Build Their BEST Robot

    On Saturday, October 19, 2019, the St. Mark’s Robotics Team competed in the Dallas BEST (Boosting Engineering Science & Technology) Robotics Tournament.
  • Planetarium Hosts Community Event

    On the evening of Saturday, October 12, 2019, St. Mark’s School of Texas invites the Dallas community to a free planetarium show in the Winn Science Center.
  • St. Mark's Hosts BEST Robotics Kickoff

    St. Mark’s School of Texas hosted the kick-off day for Dallas BEST Robotics, the all-volunteer local chapter of the national BEST (Boosting Engineering Science & Technology) Robotics Competition.
  • Expanding New Horizons

    Dr. Alan Stern ’75 rang in the new year by expanding the boundaries of human exploration.