Western Dubuque Programs Back to In-Person – Starting Oct. 19

Hello Peosta, Seton and Dyersville Families, St. Mark Leadership just wrapped up their weekly meeting and it has been decided that we WILL plan on going back ‘in-person’ for programming in Western Dubuque starting Monday, October 19th! Of course our staff, students, families are #1 priority and we will continue to monitor the positive rate and our Covid Planning Policy …

Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program Accepting Applications Nov. 1

Struggling to pay the bills? Know someone who is? The Iowa Department of Human Rights announced that it will begin accepting applications for energy assistance on Nov. 1. To learn more, visit https://humanrights.iowa.gov/dcaa/where-apply or call 211. Below is more information provided from the agency.

Update: Western Dubuque St. Mark Program In-Person Suspended Additional Week

I am sad to share that we will be extending our program suspension an additional week due to the increasing positivity rate and lack of staff capabilities for in-person program. At this time, our plan is to return to in-person program on Monday, October 19th. St. Mark Leadership is continuing to monitor the positivity rate and will keep you posted on when …

Coronavirus Protocol Update

To our valued parents, partners, and staff, In an effort to keep everyone as informed as possible during this school year we are sharing the following information update related to St. Mark Youth Enrichment’s program operations impacted by COVID-19. As our understanding of the COVID-19 virus and best practices surrounding health and safety are constantly evolving, all guidance is subject …

St. Mark is Here

As we continue to navigate this new, albeit temporary, normal together know that you have been on my mind every single day. I imagine all the beautiful things that are coming from this…things like families working together to make dinner, playing together in backyards, pets who are thrilled their humans will be home ALL day again, finding new and creative …

Five Helpful Responses for Our Families at Home

by Jon Aguilar, Communications Specialist I’m not going to lie. When I hear stories from other parents, it’s not hard to see that adjusting to this temporary normal is going to be a little tough. Writing this I know it’s a little strange in my house. My dog is confused, my daughter doesn’t know what’s going on. To say things …

Tips for Working from Home

Working from home? The Dubuque Area Chamber of Commerce just released 5 tips for those navigating the waters of working from home for the first time. Location, Location, Location: Find a dedicated and comfortable spot to work. Find a buddy: Help fill the socializing gap while working remotely by finding a colleague you can hit up when you feel the …

COVID-19 and St. Mark

Dear friends, I’m going to be honest. Things are a little scary right now. But as I would tell my St. Mark kids, “Things are going to be okay, we’re all in this together.” I can promise you that St. Mark will do all we can to share the best and most recent news and resources with all of you. …