Saint Mary’s Hall creates several major publications throughout the school year including: an all school magazine, literary magazine, and annual report.
Take a look at some of the most recent publications created at Saint Mary’s Hall, and feel free to enjoy online versions of The Shield and The Walrus.
The Shield is published twice annually and highlights all areas of the school community.
With a circulation of 4,500, The Shield is distributed free of charge to alumni, parents, future families, faculty, staff, schools, and friends of Saint Mary's Hall.
Read recent issues of The Shield in The Shield: Digital Edition Archive.
Saint Mary's Hall has a large reserve of historical photos. In each issue of The Shield, we have an unidentified photo on the back cover, and asked for your help in identifying the individuals in the photo and what they are doing. We are thankful to our SMH community members for writing to us. See the From the Archives page for the answers to the current and past issue's photos.
The Hallmark 2.0 is Saint Mary’s Hall’s online newspaper, with current content that updates frequently. The publication is created by students as part of an Upper School Advanced Journalism class. The publication includes student articles, photos, and content reporting on the many facets of Upper School students and campus life, including academics, sports, and the arts.
To subscribe and receive new stories straight to your inbox go to www.smh-hallmark.org. Scroll to the bottom of the page and enter your email address in the subscription box.
Imagine That! is a collection of poems written by Saint Mary's Hall Lower School students. Student artwork divides the poetry by Form level. Students in Forms 1- 5 are represented within this enchanting representation of our students' creativity.
This collection is distributed free of charge to all Lower School students, parents, faculty, and staff.
La Reata is the yearbook published by a staff of Saint Mary’s Hall students. The student staff creates a theme and page layouts, as well as takes photos and writes stories for the publication.
The distribution is approximately 600, and the yearbook can be purchased by students, parents, faculty, and staff.
The Walrus is the award-winning annual literary magazine sponsored by the Upper School of Saint Mary's Hall.
The magazine welcomes submissions of poetry, prose, scripts, art, and photography from any member of the Upper School student body throughout the year. All work is judged anonymously by a student selection committee and the student editors.
With a distribution of 400 copies, the magazine is distributed at no charge to students, parents, faculty, and staff.