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[8 Mar 2013 | admin | Comments Off | 3,418 views]

Thursday, March 21, 8:15 a.m. Location:  Tartan Center
The next Parent Teacher Fellowship Membership Mixer will be held this Thursday, March 21 in the Tartan Center located adjacent to the Upper School Courtyard. Every parent is a member of the Parent Teacher Fellowship and we welcome and encourage you to attend. If you are a parent in the Preschool and need childcare, please contact Ingrid Andrews.
This month we are featuring two parent speakers presenting on the Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) education movement.
Our first speaker, Brendon Cheeves, has been a …

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[8 Mar 2013 | admin | Comments Off | 3,380 views]
Don’t Miss St. Margaret’s at the 55th Annual Swallows Day Parade

Saturday, March 23, 11 a.m. Location: Downtown San Juan Capistrano
Join St. Margaret’s and the entire San Juan Capistrano community to celebrate the 55th Annual Swallows Day Parade on Saturday, March 23, at 11 a.m. St. Margaret’s is honored to sponsor this treasured community celebration for more than 20 years.
St. Margaret’s will be represented by Headmaster Marcus D. Hurlbut, members of the LA Scots Pipe Band, the Tartan Cheerleading Team, CIF champions Girls Volleyball and Boys Cross Country Teams, Equestrian Rider Mary Raymund, Third Grade SJC History Day students, Breakthrough San …

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[5 Mar 2013 | admin | Comments Off | 2,082 views]

Tuesday, March 19, 8:15 a.m. Location: Tartan Center
Scott Burnett, owner of Integrity Computer Concepts, has spent years giving cyber technology and Internet safety seminars. His work with schools, law enforcement and parents gives him a unique perspective on the many issues facing parents today. Learn about topics such as: the ever changing media culture that our children face, the benefits of being a tech-savvy parent, how to protect your children in and out of your home, how to monitor your child’s online activities such as email, chat and Web surfing, …

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[5 Mar 2013 | admin | Comments Off | 2,168 views]
Enjoy “Casablanca” on the Big Screen as Part of the St. Margaret’s Classic Film Fest

Plan to settle into the beautiful Marcus D. Hurlbut Theater on Tuesday, March 26 at 6:30 p.m. for a screening of Casablanca! This classic movie starring Humphrey Bogart and Ingrid Bergman earned an Oscar for Best Director, Michael Curtiz.
St. Margaret’s Episcopal School, in association with the West Coast Film Festival, is pleased to announce the screening of classic films in the Marcus D. Hurlbut Theater, with expert commentary provided by producer, director and former studio head Robert Kline. The films have been chosen for excellence in film. Casablanca is the …

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[28 Feb 2013 | admin | Comments Off | 7,393 views]

Thursday, March 21, 10:15 a.m. Location: Library
Join Middle School English teacher Jeni Johnson to discuss Ray Bradbury’s classic title Fahrenheit 451 on Thursday, March 21 in the Library from 10:15-11:15 a.m. Fahrenheit 451 is considered one of the greatest science fiction stories ever written and is a staple of St. Margaret’s grade 8 English curriculum. All St. Margaret’s community members are invited to join in the conversation to explore this dystopian society through which Bradbury makes strong statements about censorship and the state.
 

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[20 Feb 2013 | admin | Comments Off | 3,804 views]
Table Hostesses Needed for 2013 Library Luncheon “La Dolce Vita”

Friday, May 3, 11 a.m. Location: Shady Canyon Country Club
Bon Giorno!
The St. Margaret’s Library Luncheon will be Friday, May 3, 2013, and the theme this year is “La Dolce Vita!” The event will be held at Shady Canyon Country Club with its olive trees and beautiful grounds that evoke the rolling hills of Tuscany.
La Dolce Vita, made famous by the iconic 1960 Fellini movie, is Italian for the “sweet life.” This is the inspiration for this year’s table décor. Who doesn’t love Italy with its rich history and fabulous food, …

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[15 Feb 2013 | admin | Comments Off | 1,977 views]
Parent Up Speaker Series Announces Addition of World-Renowned Dietician Dr. Barry Sears

Friday, April 19, 9 a.m. Location: Hurlbut Theater
The Parent Teacher Fellowship Parent-Up Speakers Series announces the addition of Dr. Barry Sears, creator of the Zone Diet and one of the world’s leading authorities on the dietary control of hormonal and inflammatory responses. Dr. Sears will join the St. Margaret’s community on Friday, April 19 to discuss “Childhood Nutrition: Myths, Realities and Potential Solutions.” His talk will pull research and information covered in his most recent book Toxic Fat: When Good Fat Turns Bad.
A former research scientist at the Boston University School of Medicine …

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[15 Feb 2013 | admin | Comments Off | 4,084 views]
PTF Parent Up Speaker Marc Elliot to Discuss: What Makes You Tic? Creating a World of Tolerance

Friday, March 1, 9 a.m. Location: Hurlbut Theater
Marc Elliot will present to parent, students, faculty and staff on his book What Makes you Tic. In his presentation, Marc will discuss the fundamental lesson of teaching tolerance and how to live with our own differences, and those of others. Marc has risen above many physical challenges including Tourette syndrome, and provides an energetic and insightful look into what it means to be truly tolerant in a critical world.
Marc’s inspiring speech, “What Makes You Tic?” is loaded with timely humour, powerful anecdotes, …

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[14 Feb 2013 | admin | Comments Off | 1,341 views]

Thursday, February 28, 8:15 a.m. Location: Tartan Center
The next Parent Teacher Fellowship Membership Mixer will be on Thursday, February 28 in the Tartan Center located adjacent to the Upper School Courtyard. Every parent is a member of the PTF, and we welcome you to attend. If you are in the Preschool and need childcare, please contact Ingrid Andrews.
This month’s guest speaker Darla Magana, director of Library and Media Center, will present “Creating a 21st Century Library and Learning Commons.” “The St. Margaret’s Episcopal School Library program inspires and supports creative …

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[29 Jan 2013 | admin | Comments Off | 1,052 views]

Tuesday, February 5, 8:15 a.m. Location: Tartan Center
Join us for this important conversation about how to help your daughters foster and maintain healthy friendships and improve social skills. The workshop will be facilitated by Dr. Kay Ostensen and Joy Cleary, LCSW. Dr. Kay is licensed as a psychologist and Marriage, Family, Child Therapist (MFT), and her professional background includes 20-plus years as a counselor/psychologist for Laguna Beach Unified Schools. Joy Cleary is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) and mental health provider for Newport-Mesa District. This mother-daughter team has a …

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