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[25 Jan 2013 | admin | Comments Off | 1,122 views]
Today’s Most Essential Skill: Innovation! Don’t Miss Acclaimed Speaker Dr. Tony Wagner Skype with SMES

Next Friday, February 1, 9 a.m. Location: Hurlbut Theater
Innovation is today’s most essential real-world skill, says Dr. Tony Wagner.Please join us as the Parent Teacher Fellowship Parent Up Education Series presents a provocative talk with Dr. Wagner, prominent educator, bestselling author and acclaimed global speaker, as he discusses what young people need from parents, teachers and employers to become the innovators of America’s future. Dr. Wagner will present thought-provoking research and practical applications, via a fully interactive Skype presentation, from his book Creating Innovators: The Making of Children Who Will …

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[25 Jan 2013 | admin | Comments Off | 1,056 views]
“Behind the Orange Curtain” Second Showing Added For Parents. Must See!

Friday, February 8, 9 a.m., Location: Tartan Center
Mark your calendars for a second showing of the award-winning documentary “Behind the Orange Curtain” on Friday, February 8. A PTF Parent Up special presentation, the film will screen in the Tartan Center beginning at 9 a.m. Following the screening of the film, there will be a panel discussion with a question and answer session led by Natalie Costa, the executive producer of the film. To view the trailer, please click here http://behindtheorangecurtain.net/behind-the-orange-curtain-new-trailer/.
The film delves into the staggering problem of teenage drug abuse …

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[23 Jan 2013 | admin | Comments Off | 1,273 views]
Win a New 2013 Land Rover Range Rover Evoque at the Spring Fundraiser “Music of the Night”

Saturday, March 16, 6 p.m. Location: The Island Hotel Newport Beach
Buckle Your Seatbelts for this Ride!
The St. Margaret’s All-School Spring Fundraiser “Music of the Night” Super Silent Auction is proud to present a brand new 2013 Land Rover Range Rover Evoque generously donated by Roger Penske of Penske Jaguar Land Rover Cerritos. This stylish car could be yours, so stay tuned for more exciting details in the next few weeks. For information about the 2013 Spring Fundraiser, please contact Beth Adamany at 949.661.0108, ext. 351 or email beth.adamany@smes.org.
 

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[23 Jan 2013 | admin | Comments Off | 983 views]
Fine Wine Soiree…Hurry, Space is Limited. Entry Fee: Donate One Bottle of Wine!

Friday, February 8, 6 p.m. Location: Balboa Bay Club & Resort
The response has been overwhelming for the upcoming Fine Wine Soiree on February 8 at the Balboa Bay Club & Resort in Newport Beach. If you would like to attend, please RSVP as soon as possible to reserve a spot. Space is limited and you don’t want to miss out on this exciting event. The cover charge is just one bottle of fine wine per person to enjoy an evening of wine tasting with a special guest winemaker. Reservations close …

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[18 Jan 2013 | admin | Comments Off | 2,395 views]

Thirty-three acts with 45 talented St. Margaret’s students, plus the House Band, will perform in the McGregor Theater at the 10th Annual Coffee House Cabaret on Thursday, January 24 at 7 p.m., Friday, January 25 at 7 p.m. and Saturday, January 26 at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m.
The program will be a balanced representation of both Upper and Middle School performers in the areas of vocal music, instrumental music, dance and spoken word performances. Due to the popularity of this Parent Teacher Fellowship-sponsored annual event, we have added a fourth …

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[18 Jan 2013 | admin | Comments Off | 3,621 views]
Expressions of the Soul: A Community Choir and Orchestra Concert

This Saturday, February 2, 2013, 7 p.m.
Tickets are on sale now. All tickets are $18.75 and can be purchased at www.smes.org/main/arts/intro.aspx.
Featuring: St. Margaret’s Episcopal School Highlander Chorale, Tartan Chorale and Lower School Pipers Choir, St. Margaret’s Episcopal Church Choir, The Master Chorale of Saddleback Valley, The Orchestra of St. Margaret’s and Pianist Michael Fennelly
Visit St. Margaret’s Episcopal School’s new Performing Arts Center and enjoy the grand acoustics of the 450-seat Marcus D. Hurlbut Theater in a delightful evening of classical music performed by five outstanding community choir and orchestra groups. …

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[17 Jan 2013 | admin | Comments Off | 1,694 views]

Thursday, January 24, 8:15 a.m. Location: Tartan Center
The next Parent Teacher Fellowship Membership Mixer will be held this Thursday, January 24 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 we have two featured speakers. Headmaster Marcus D. Hurlbut will provide an update on “Campus Security and the I-5/Ortega Interchange Improvement Project.”
Also, Academic Dean Dr. Jeneen Graham will present on …

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[17 Jan 2013 | admin | Comments Off | 3,446 views]
East of Eden Literary Discussion Prior to Performing Arts Center Screening

Tuesday, February 5, 5 p.m. Location: Library
Join Librarian Darla Magana and Saddleback College American Literature Professor Bill Stevenson for a discussion on John Steinbeck’s epic work East of Eden before you head over to the Hurlbut Theater in the Performing Arts Center to watch the movie on February 5.
The book discussion will start at 5 p.m. in the Library. Mr. Stevenson will share some of his knowledge on John Steinbeck and then we will open the discussion for all to participate. Whether you read the book recently or years ago …

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[17 Jan 2013 | admin | One Comment | 1,306 views]
SMES Classic Film Series Presents East of Eden

Tuesday, February 5, 6:30 p.m. Location: Performing Arts Center
St. Margaret Episcopal School, in association with the West Coast Film Festival, is pleased to announce the screening of four classic films in the beautiful Marcus D. Hurlbut Theater, with expert commentary provided by producer, director and former studio head Robert Kline. The four films have been chosen for not only excellence in film, but also for their strong basis in literature.
The first of the four films, based on the novel by John Steinbeck, East of Eden beautifully explores the similarities between …

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[16 Jan 2013 | admin | Comments Off | 1,876 views]
Fine Wine Soiree…Are You Going? Entry Fee: Donate One Bottle of Wine!

Fine Wine Soiree – 2013 Spring Fundraiser Underwriting Party
Friday, February 8, 6 – 8 p.m. Location: Balboa Bay Club & Resort
Join us for “A Fine Wine Soiree” in support of the 2013 Spring Fundraiser “Music of the Night.” The festivities will be held on Friday, February 8, from 6 – 8 p.m. at the Balboa Bay Club & Resort, Newport Beach. Click here for more information.
This divine wine event will include tastings from the finest harvests, along with a special guest winemaker. The cover charge to attend this event is just …

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