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[11 Jun 2009 | admin | Comments Off | 1,771 views]
The Seventh Grade Presents Short Stories

Writing is a challenging process for any student. In seventh grade, St. Margaret’s students learn firsthand that writing is a time-consuming, labor-intensive process.

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[28 May 2009 | admin | Comments Off | 1,307 views]
Fourth Grade Science Projects

Once again, as the school year comes to a close, the St. Margaret’s community witnesses the results of the fourth graders’ quarter-long study of how to ask and answer a question in a scientific way.

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[22 May 2009 | admin | Comments Off | 2,241 views]
Student Perspective: QuikSCience Challenge and Seventh Grade

At the beginning of the school year, Mr. Eric Harrington, the seventh-grade Life Science teacher at St. Margaret’s Episcopal School, presented to the class the idea of entering a contest called QuikSCience Challenge.

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[22 May 2009 | admin | Comments Off | 3,041 views]
St. Margaret's Students Win at California State Science Fair

Each year, over 900 middle and high school students compete in the California State Science Fair, a two-day event hosted by the California Science Center that recognizes the state’s best student research projects in Senior (high school) and Junior (middle school) Divisions. To compete, middle and high school students must place first, second or third in their category at an affiliated county or regional science fair.

Five middle school students from St. Margaret’s Episcopal School competed in the 58th California State Science Fair at the California Science Center in Los Angeles this week, with four coming home with awards.

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[22 May 2009 | admin | Comments Off | 1,084 views]
Student Perspective: Toxic Busters Win at QuikSCience Challenge

Two of the key components of the QuikSCience challenge were to create a Lesson Plan and a Community Service project, all while trying to achieve the goal of spreading our message to as many individuals as possible.

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[15 May 2009 | admin | Comments Off | 3,912 views]
Riding a Wave to Success: Middle School Science Team Wins QuikSCience Award

Working in cooperative teams, students used their knowledge of science to identify a specific concern in ocean science.

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[14 May 2009 | admin | Comments Off | 1,263 views]
Student Perspective: Building a Better Water-Balloon Catcher

Statistics was taught to the seventh-grade Algebra Accelerated classes in a unique and fun way.

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[30 Apr 2009 | admin | Comments Off | 1,208 views]
Student Perspective: Debating Public Policy

For the past three months, grade 7 students have been working on a research and debate unit. The subject of this year’s unit was universal health care, which has also been the focus of many national conversations.

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[24 Apr 2009 | admin | Comments Off | 1,506 views]
Tartan Trio takes to TV: BrainWave Airs This Weekend

This weekend, on Cox channel 3, see our Tartan BrainWave team compete and watch the guarded outcome of the competition that took place almost two months ago.

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[23 Apr 2009 | admin | Comments Off | 1,432 views]
SMES Students Inducted Into Cum Laude Society

On Tuesday, 16 grade 11 and grade 12 students were inducted into the Cum Laude Society. To be eligible for induction into this academic honor society, juniors must rank in the top 10 percent of their class, and seniors must rank in the top 20 percent of their class.

Students, parents, faculty and staff gathered in the Chapel to watch as a certificate of membership was given to grade 11 students Brian Chang, Rebecca Miller, Andrew Pak, Farida Valji, and grade 12 students Mark Aghajanian, Jeremy Baileys, Kelsey Bleiweiss, Ashley Edman, Christopher Gay, Christopher Guichet, Georgina Lean, Alexandra Moyzis, Katelyn Murray, Michael Schneider, Desiree Staples and Tiffany Young.

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