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[7 Jun 2013 | admin | Comments Off | 5,458 views]
A Look at the Class of 2013’s Independent Senior Projects

By Peter Clark, ISP Co-Director and Upper School English teacher
The 2013 Independent Senior Projects, guided by Co-Directors and Upper School teachers Pam Virk and Peter Clark, came to a close last Friday with seniors presenting their project reflections on Monday to their fellow advisory classmates, advisor, and a selected junior advisory.
The range of ISPs was broad and deep this year with students engaging in projects such as microchip technology at Broadcom, creating a robotic hand from scratch on campus, civic leadership at the Laguna Niguel mayor’s office, environmental stewardship action …

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[6 Jun 2013 | admin | Comments Off | 7,276 views]
Presenting the Class of 2013!

St. Margaret’s Episcopal School will present its senior Class of 2013 for graduation this Saturday recognizing the students’ scholarship, accomplishments and readiness to embark on college and the next level of goals and aspirations.
The graduates have made their final decisions, and they will attend 60 colleges and universities in 17 states and the District of Columbia, including Boston College, Columbia University, Cornell University, Drexel University, Harvard University, Johns Hopkins University, New York University, Stanford University, Tufts University, University of Notre Dame, University of Southern California, University of Pennsylvania and Yale …

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[5 Jun 2013 | admin | Comments Off | 4,103 views]
Senior Mattingly Messina Wins Top Award at the 2013 Orange County CAPPIES Gala

The formal CAPPIES gala, held at The Grove in Anaheim last Sunday, was a climactic end to a highly successful year in the Performing Arts at St. Margaret’s. Senior Mattingly Messina received the CAPPIE Award for Supporting Actor in a Play for his role as Big Daddy Pollit in Cat on a Hot Tin Roof.
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St. Margaret’s students were nominated for their work on Cat on a Hot Tin Roof in performing roles, lighting design and for Best Play. The gala event included a montage performance of …

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[17 May 2013 | admin | Comments Off | 57,845 views]

Six Tartans from the Class of 2013 will be majoring in the arts this fall at their respective colleges.
Film & TV – Gianni Carson, Chandler Desforges  and Laura Pusey
Music – Austin Foley
Theater – Karly Thomas
Visual Arts – Regan Anderson
The Orange County Register has profiled these, along with other Orange County high school seniors, who will be studying theater in college next year.
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[16 May 2013 | admin | Comments Off | 3,390 views]
Harrison White Featured in The Capistrano Dispatch “The Art of Pitching”

With a unique throwing motion, grip and specialty pitch, The Capistrano Dispatch has highlighted senior Harrison White’s expertise in an article titled “The Art of Pitching.”
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[10 May 2013 | admin | Comments Off | 2,307 views]
2013 Upper School Awards Recognize Exemplary Students

St. Margaret’s Upper School students and faculty assembled in the Marcus D. Hurlbut Theater on May 6 for the 2013 Upper School Awards Ceremony. This ceremony recognizes the exemplary academic work Upper School students have done throughout the school year and honors students for their outstanding work beyond the classroom as well as their contribution to the life of the school.
Eight juniors were honored with College Book Awards, which are defined by the personal and academic qualities connected to the participating colleges. Seniors were also recognized with more than 20 …

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[31 Jan 2013 | admin | Comments Off | 4,116 views]
SMES Class of 2013 Receives Early College Acceptance Letters

An impressive and diverse group of colleges and universities from across the country, including Boston College, Harvard University, New York University, Purdue University, Santa Clara University, Southern Methodist University, Stanford University, Tufts University, University of Michigan and University of Pennsylvania have already accepted a member or members of the St. Margaret’s Class of 2013.
At the mid-point of the college admission process, 67 seniors have earned admission to 76 colleges and universities representing 66 percent of students in the class who have been admitted to at least one college or university—many …

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[25 Jan 2013 | admin | Comments Off | 1,933 views]
The Capistrano Dispatch Profiles Senior Harrison White

This week, The Capistrano Dispatch profiled senior Harrison White and his commitment to play baseball for Yale University in the fall. Click here to view the article.
White, a member of the varsity football and baseball teams at St. Margaret’s, received offers from a number of other colleges and universities, but committed to Yale, acknowledging that Yale offers a unique opportunity to be in a very strong academic environment and a chance to play Division 1 baseball in the Ivy League.
Harrison, who resides in Laguna Niguel, joins El Toro High standout …

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[11 Oct 2012 | admin | Comments Off | 2,149 views]
Senior Brandon Price Commits to Attend and Run at Harvard University

Senior Brandon Price has committed to attend and run at Harvard University next fall.
Brandon was a second team all-county runner last season, had a top five finish at the Academy League Finals, the CIF-SS Division 5 Finals, and the CIF Division 5 state finals.
Brandon will be reunited at Harvard with former Tartan teammate and the Register’s 2011 Boys Cross Country Runner of the Year Billy Gaudreau.
Click here to read more at OCVarsity.com.
 

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