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[10 Jan 2013 | admin | Comments Off | 897 views]

Saturday, March 16, 6 p.m. Location: Island Hotel in Newport Beach
St. Margaret’s 2013 All-School Spring Fundraiser “Music of the Night,” promises to be a night for all to remember! In a little more than two months, we will meet at the Island Hotel in Newport Beach to play a significant role in this year’s operetta. The night will be filled with extraordinary delights that would tempt and excite even the mildest of guests. As we prepare for the big event, we ask that you dust off your parent information packets …

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[20 Dec 2012 | admin | Comments Off | 1,283 views]

Wednesday, January 30, 8:15 a.m. Location: Sillers Hall
During this informative Tartan Talk, Academic Dean Dr. Jeneen Graham will share work from the Academic Task Force including the all-school testing schedule, an explanation of the data that is tracked school wide, longitudinal analyses of cohorts in comparison to independent and national norms, and parent survey data. She will also explain how this data is used to inform curricular decisions. Refreshments will be served and time will be provided for questions and answers.
 

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[19 Dec 2012 | admin | Comments Off | 1,499 views]

Thursday, January 17, 6 p.m. Location: Hurlbut Theater
Mark your calendars for Thursday, January 17 for a Parent Teacher Fellowship Parent UP special presentation of the film “Behind the Orange Curtain.” The film will screen in the Hurlbut Theatre of the Performing Arts Center from 6-8:30 p.m.
“Behind the Orange Curtain” is a must see film for parents. The Upper School will be screening the film on Friday, January 18.
This award-winning documentary delves into the staggering problem of teenage drug abuse in Orange County, Calif. Young, privileged teenagers are dying of drug …

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[17 Dec 2012 | admin | Comments Off | 1,639 views]
Island Hotel becomes the Opera House for “Music of the Night”

Saturday, March 16, 6 p.m. Location: Island Hotel, Newport Beach
St. Margaret’s will transport you to the famous Palais Garnier Opera House in Phantom of the Opera to experience “Music of the Night,” the 2013 St. Margaret’s All-School Spring Fundraiser. This is the must-attend event of the season where parents, faculty and administration come together as a community.
We are lining up fabulous items for our online, silent and live auctions to support our school. Please look for your Parent Donation Packet in the mail this week to learn more about donation, …

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[17 Dec 2012 | admin | Comments Off | 1,392 views]

Tuesday, January 15, 8:15 a.m. Location: Tartan Center
Parent talk appropriate for children of all ages because “The Talk” should never end!
Speaker Leslie Dixon, executive director Birds & Bees Connection, shares her vast years of knowledge about the topic in a fun and informative approach, which empowers parents to talk with their children about the topic of “sex.”
In this fast paced world of technology, instant information and gratification, one of the most important discussions to have with your child is about sexuality and sex and it is usually the most difficult. …

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[14 Dec 2012 | admin | Comments Off | 1,643 views]
Save the Date for the Spring Fundraiser: Music of the Night

Saturday, March 16, 6 p.m. Location: The Island Hotel
The 2013 St. Margaret’s Spring Fundraiser, Music of the Night, will be held on Saturday, March 16, 2013, at the luxurious Island Hotel in Newport Beach. We anticipate a stellar evening as our community comes together to celebrate our children and our school. Mark your calendars and get ready to enjoy dinner, dancing, entertainment and a live and silent auction.
Invitations will arrive in February. Look for the Parent Donation Packet in your mailbox next week with opportunities to donate, underwrite, or, for …

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[7 Dec 2012 | admin | Comments Off | 1,299 views]
“Sock it to Sandy” Hurricane Relief Efforts — Tonight (Rain or Shine)!

Dear St. Margaret’s Families,
Please come out this Friday, December 14, for the culmination of the school-wide “Sock it to Sandy” hurricane relief efforts, rain or shine. So far, the donations have totaled more than $3,000 that will go directly to the relief efforts on the East Coast through Episcopal Relief and Development (www.er-d.org). The most exciting events are yet to come: the Lower School “Sock it to Sandy Sock Hop” and School-Wide Music Festival, this Friday!
Lower School Sock Hop
Sillers Hall, 3 – 4:30 p.m.
Admission: $2
Kicking off the event, Lower School …

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[29 Nov 2012 | admin | One Comment | 3,245 views]

Saturday, December 15, 9 a.m. Location: Pasternack Field House
Dear Parents, Students, Faculty and Staff:
Please take a moment and click here to view the official St. Margaret’s Episcopal School cardiac screening flyer. It contains the stories of two of our athletes, who’s lives were saved by this screening program.
On Saturday, December 15, St. Margaret’s will hold its third elective heart screening event from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. in the Pasternack Field House. Last year, in conjunction with the non-profit Heartfelt Cardiac Projects, St. Margaret’s held two similar screening days which were attended …

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[16 Nov 2012 | admin | Comments Off | 2,266 views]

Tuesday, November 27, 8:15 a.m. Location: Tartan Center
“Parenting Boys” is a speaker series for parents to learn and understand the challenges and opportunities that boys are faced with today. Dr. Bobbe Sommer will be our guest speaker on November 27 in the Tartan Center from 8:15-10 a.m. Dr. Sommer will speak on managing boy’s behavior in a way that preserves and promotes their self-esteem, support boys as they learn, and teach them self-discipline so they can achieve their goals. Questions? Contact Janice Avalone at 949.661.0108, ext. 282.
 

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[14 Nov 2012 | admin | Comments Off | 2,397 views]
St. Margaret’s Sixth Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony

Sunday, December 2, 6 – 8 p.m.
Location: Fountain Courtyard
Lighting of Tree 6:30 p.m.
Join the St. Margaret’s community this Sunday to ring in the holiday season by attending the Sixth Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony. This memorable tradition is a wonderful opportunity for our families, both old and new, to enjoy the blessings of our school community.
Bring the entire family to enjoy hot cocoa, homemade cookies, candy canes and sing Christmas carols along with the angelic voices of the St. Margaret’s choirs. Participate in the fun as we countdown the lighting of …

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