Tartan Today has Moved: Please Click Here
Home » Archive

Articles tagged with: Advancement

Announcements »

[17 May 2012 | admin | Comments Off | 1,203 views]
Annual Fund – Faculty and Volunteer Profile

We are blessed to be able to count on the many volunteers – parents, alumni, faculty and staff – who contribute to our community day in and day out. They give countless hours in support of the many programs that make St. Margaret’s special. They give of their talents to create, to guide, to inspire others. And, we are blessed with parents, alumni, faculty and staff who give of their treasure to support our students and our faculty every day, as well as important initiatives that contribute to the current …

Read the full story »

Announcements »

[20 Apr 2012 | admin | Comments Off | 1,056 views]
Supporting the Annual Fund – Coming Home Full Circle

For Emily, Class of 1995, and Matt Maxey, Class of 1994, St. Margaret’s is a family affair. Matt, a lifer at St. Margaret’s, met Emily in Upper School, and the rest, as they say, is history. They have two daughters, ages 3 and 2.
By Emily and Matt Maxey
St. Margaret’s brought us together. It greatly shaped who we are today and how we want to raise our children, with a good education being a top priority. When our first child, Mia, was born we knew that there was only one place …

Read the full story »

Announcements »

[4 Apr 2012 | admin | Comments Off | 2,497 views]

By Lara Farhadi, Director of Advancement
Top Ten Reason #5: You want to reaffirm your commitment to our mission and secure our ability to educate the hearts and minds of young people for lives of learning, leadership and service.
You chose St. Margaret’s because of what it has to offer your child and your family. Perhaps you chose it for only one reason – the academics, the breadth of programs in the arts, the many athletic opportunities that round up the classroom experience, our Episcopal identity, the sense of community we are …

Read the full story »

Announcements »

[2 Mar 2012 | admin | Comments Off | 1,248 views]

Dear St. Margaret’s Families,
We are pleased to provide this update on important projects and initiatives that impact our school community. By all measure, this has been a busy and productive year as we have moved forward significantly with the continued implementation of our campus master plan and the corresponding fundraising efforts that make this possible.
We are deeply grateful for the generous support of our St. Margaret’s community. Thus far, the Building on the Promise campaign has raised $20 million with gifts of all sizes from every corner of our school …

Read the full story »

Announcements »

[1 Mar 2012 | admin | Comments Off | 2,104 views]

By Lara Farhadi, Director of Advancement
Top Ten Reason #4: Your annual gift has an immediate impact today! Consider this: it would take an additional $33 million in the St. Margaret’s endowment to generate the support that your gift provides to the Annual Fund each year.
Your gift is put to work today to support the areas that directly affect your children. Your ability to make an impact through the Annual Fund is immediate, and it is felt every day all across our campus, in our programs, by our faculty, and most …

Read the full story »

Announcements »

[3 Feb 2012 | admin | Comments Off | 1,239 views]

By Lara Farhadi, Director of Advancement
Key areas depend on support from annual fund gifts: innovative academic programs, enriching arts and athletics, faculty teaching and professional growth, financial aid, technology, class size and campus enhancements.
Independent schools like St. Margaret’s are able to excel thanks to the continuous support of their parents, alumni and friends. Annual Fund gifts support all areas in a school like ours, but perhaps none are as important as those that directly impact the education of our students.
At St. Margaret’s, students thrive in part because they get a …

Read the full story »

Announcements »

[13 Jan 2012 | admin | Comments Off | 2,525 views]

While the academic program is the critical component of any school, delivering on this educational promise and offering students an unparalleled environment in which they can be successful and thrive are directly tied to the level of involvement and support from the school community.
You have a direct impact on our programs, the sense of community, and the student experience. Whether it is through the countless volunteer hours that parents like you invest in St. Margaret’s, or the gifts you make in support of our students and our programs, your investment …

Read the full story »

Announcements »

[14 Dec 2011 | admin | Comments Off | 1,378 views]
Merry Christmas and a Joyous New Year from the Annual Fund Team

Christmas is forever, not for just one day,
for loving, sharing, giving, are not to put away
like bells and lights and tinsel, in some box upon a shelf.
The good you do for others is good you do yourself…
~Norman Wesley Brooks, “Let Every Day Be Christmas,” 1976
 
May the spirit of Christmas touch everything you do and experience this season.
~ Your Annual Fund Team
 
 
 
Thank you to those who have already pledged or given to this year’s Annual Fund. Each gift makes a difference! Gifts made by December 31 can be used for the …

Read the full story »

Announcements »

[9 Dec 2011 | admin | Comments Off | 823 views]

By Lara Farhadi, Director of Advancement
Last week, we explored reason number one. This week, let’s talk about reason number two: You believe in the need to attract and retain the best teachers to inspire our students, because great teachers make a great school.
Whether you have a preschooler who is learning through play or a senior who is preparing for the transition to college, the best experience your child will ever have at school is that of a great teacher who inspires trust and imagination and who manages to motivate students …

Read the full story »

Announcements »

[1 Dec 2011 | admin | Comments Off | 1,101 views]

By Lara Farhadi, Director of Advancement
Reason number 1: You believe in investing in motivated students and know that one St. Margaret’s student can positively impact the lives of thousands.
Supporting the Annual Fund is supporting each and every one of our students. Your gift each year is about much more than securing the financial stability of our school, offering a wide range of programs and educational tools, or investing in our challenging but nurturing educational environment. Your gift directly impacts opportunity – the opportunity of every student at St. Margaret’s to:
1. Receive …

Read the full story »