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[8 Feb 2012 | admin | 2 Comments | 7,584 views]
Early College Acceptance Letters Flow for St. Margaret’s Class of 2012

An impressive and diverse group of colleges and universities from across the country, including Barnard College, Boston College, Brown University, George Washington University, Georgetown University, Harvard University, Johns Hopkins University, New York University, Santa Clara University, Southern Methodist University, Stanford University, Wake Forest University, University of Michigan, University of Pennsylvania and Yale University, have one thing in common. These highly selective schools have already accepted a member or members of the St. Margaret’s Class of 2012.

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[16 Nov 2011 | admin | One Comment | 3,290 views]
How They Spent Their Summer Vacation: Eight Seniors Intern as UC Irvine Research Scientists

Magnetic micro-tweezers. Generating usable energy from tides. Examining one’s own cancer cells. These are just some of the heady concepts explored this past summer by eight St. Margaret’s seniors who demonstrated a passion for science, applied for, then won coveted spots within the Henry Samueli School of Engineering at the University of California, Irvine Engineering Department.
For the seventh consecutive year, UCI has generously offered a unique, rigorous research internship opportunity exclusive to St. Margaret’s Episcopal School for a selected group of its junior students. Click here to read UCI’s …

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[28 Oct 2011 | admin | Comments Off | 4,116 views]
Tartan 2011 Homecoming Follows Annual Fall Tradition of All-School Spirit

Spirits were high and Tartan pride evident at St. Margaret’s Homecoming 2011 on the weekend of October 21-22. Festivities began with the all-school Pep Rally, where the stands were packed with Tartans wearing this year’s red commemorative Homecoming shirt. A typically wacky relay race that pitted the principals and headmaster against the clock and each other, the presentation of Homecoming Court, a rousing performance of the Tartan Marching Band, a series of athletic, energetic cheer squad routines, and a lightning-quick drill by the varsity football team were part of …

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[21 Oct 2011 | admin | Comments Off | 2,251 views]
Senior Billy Gaudreau First Tartan to Win OC Championships Sweepstakes Race

It was an historic day at the 45th running of the Orange County Cross Country Championships last Saturday. Senior Billy Gaudreau became the first Tartans runner to win the sweepstakes race and the Boys’ Cross Country team finished fifth regardless of division at the Orange County Championships last Saturday at Irvine Regional Park. To read about his historic win, click here. Billy was also named OC Varsity Cross Country Athlete of the Week for the second time this season, click here to read more.

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[20 Oct 2011 | admin | Comments Off | 2,358 views]
Two Seniors Honored with Top National Student Writing Award

St. Margaret’s English Department commended by National Council of Teachers of English
Seniors Heather Hughes and Colin Johnson have each been awarded the National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE) Achievement Award in Writing, a prestigious national writing competition that recognizes outstanding student writers.
Heather and Colin were the only students in Orange County who won this year’s award. Of the 1,649 students nominated by their teachers from the 50 states, the District of Columbia, the Virgin Islands, Canada, and American schools abroad, 520 were selected for the award.
Ms. Jamie Bunch nominated …

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[14 Oct 2011 | admin | Comments Off | 1,690 views]
The Lessons of Courage, Failure and Steve Jobs Highlight October Honors Assembly

Apple founder Steve Jobs, whose stellar career was not without failure, figured prominently in the October 7 Honors Assembly celebrating 193 students achieving top grades in the spring 2011 semester. St. Margaret’s Upper School students were acknowledged for their academic accomplishments through national merit recognition, Headmaster’s Honors and Honors for last spring’s semester.
Two days before the assembly, Jobs’s death at age 56 was a major news event, inspiring portions of the morning’s discourse about the nature of success and failure.
Senior keynote Honors speaker Mary Ahearn said, “The way we think …

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