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[21 Mar 2013 | admin | Comments Off | 2,057 views]
Calling All Library Luncheon Table Hostesses – Bellisimo!

Come taste the “sweet life” at this year’s 2013 Library Luncheon, “La Dolce Vita!” The Shady Canyon Golf Club will be transformed into an Italian oasis, hosted by Cindy and Ron McMackin, on Friday, May 3 from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m.
The table canvas is blank, and the vision is yours!
Please join us this coming Monday, March 25 at 8:30 a.m. in the PTF office for our first Hostess Meeting. If you are interested in creating your Italian masterpiece, please contact our Hostess Coordinator Nancy Patch at nancywrightpatch@cox.net.
Grazie, grazie to …

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[20 Mar 2013 | admin | Comments Off | 2,055 views]
Headmaster Marcus D. Hurlbut Recognized for Longtime Contributions to San Juan Capistrano

At San Juan Capistrano Mayor John Taylor’s 2013 State of the City address last week, St. Margaret’s Headmaster Marcus D. Hurlbut was presented the San Juan Capistrano Chamber of Commerce’s 2013 Arts & Culture Award. According to award presenter, Councilman Sam Allevato, Mr. Hurlbut was chosen for his significant contributions to making the city a more vibrant, well-rounded and culturally aware community. The annual event draws a distinguished group of city and regional government and business leaders who welcomed Mr. Hurlbut with a standing ovation for his accomplishments and contributions.
Councilman …

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[15 Mar 2013 | admin | Comments Off | 1,310 views]
The Unveiling is About to Begin…2013 Spring Fundraiser

Date: This Saturday, March 16, 2013 Time: 6 p.m. to Midnight
Location: The Island Hotel, 690 Newport Center Drive, Newport Beach
Dress Code: Come Dressed for the Opera!
Don your dressy cocktail attire for a night at the opera.
Get Ready to Bid on the Fabulous Selection of Live and Silent Auction Items!
The Spring Fundraiser Online Auction Catalog features all live and silent auction items provided to date. Click here to view the items. The Silent Auction is filled with amazing class baskets, vacations and a collection of fine wine garnered from our wine …

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[8 Mar 2013 | admin | Comments Off | 3,369 views]
Don’t Miss St. Margaret’s at the 55th Annual Swallows Day Parade

Saturday, March 23, 11 a.m. Location: Downtown San Juan Capistrano
Join St. Margaret’s and the entire San Juan Capistrano community to celebrate the 55th Annual Swallows Day Parade on Saturday, March 23, at 11 a.m. St. Margaret’s is honored to sponsor this treasured community celebration for more than 20 years.
St. Margaret’s will be represented by Headmaster Marcus D. Hurlbut, members of the LA Scots Pipe Band, the Tartan Cheerleading Team, CIF champions Girls Volleyball and Boys Cross Country Teams, Equestrian Rider Mary Raymund, Third Grade SJC History Day students, Breakthrough San …

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From the Classroom »

[20 Feb 2013 | admin | Comments Off | 2,035 views]
A Time of Year for Loving Kindness: Preschool Families Give Generously for Laura’s House

Alison Wachtel, St. Margaret’s P4 parent, came up with a wonderful idea to support children in need in our area sparked by her desire to honor the children of Newtown, Conn. One of the mothers of the victims in Newtown recently stated her family decided to, “choose love over anger” and continues to share the message “Love Wins.”

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[20 Feb 2013 | admin | Comments Off | 3,790 views]
Table Hostesses Needed for 2013 Library Luncheon “La Dolce Vita”

Friday, May 3, 11 a.m. Location: Shady Canyon Country Club
Bon Giorno!
The St. Margaret’s Library Luncheon will be Friday, May 3, 2013, and the theme this year is “La Dolce Vita!” The event will be held at Shady Canyon Country Club with its olive trees and beautiful grounds that evoke the rolling hills of Tuscany.
La Dolce Vita, made famous by the iconic 1960 Fellini movie, is Italian for the “sweet life.” This is the inspiration for this year’s table décor. Who doesn’t love Italy with its rich history and fabulous food, …

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Announcements »

[15 Feb 2013 | admin | Comments Off | 1,700 views]

St. Margaret’s communicated a few weeks ago a status update on the I-5/Ortega Interchange construction project (click here to read that announcement). We have just received a project update from Caltrans stating that the project officially begins Monday, February 18. Caltrans anticipates only nighttime closures of on and off ramps initially, which should not affect the commute of our families and employees. Further, Caltrans has assured that daytime traffic changes will not take affect for several months, minimally not prior to the completion of construction at the I-5/Camino Capistrano Interchange. …

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[25 Jan 2013 | admin | Comments Off | 1,637 views]
VolunTartans Hurricane Sandy Relief Efforts Featured in The Capistrano Dispatch

The recent efforts of the St. Margaret’s community, specifically the team of Upper School students, administrators and parents who traveled to the East Coast during Christmas Break to provide onsite aid to those hit hardest by Hurricane Sandy are profiled in this week’s edition of The Capistrano Dispatch. Click here to read the full story.
To read last week’s Tartan Today feature article by Lora Allison and view photo gallery, click here.

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[25 Jan 2013 | admin | Comments Off | 3,226 views]

Headmaster Marcus D. Hurlbut provided an update at the January PTF Monthly Mixer about the upcoming Caltrans I5/Ortega Interchange construction project. The following is a summary of the updated information.
A complete project Powerpoint presentation from Caltrans can be viewed here.
If you have any questions about the project and its impact on St. Margaret’s, please email communications@smes.org.
I5/Ortega Interchange Construction Project Overview

Two-year project, 550 working days beginning February 15, 2013. Five-day working weeks, 110 weeks of project. Completion date: Spring 2015.
Complete tear-down and reconstruction of the Ortega Bridge bridge in two phases.
Widen …

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[17 Jan 2013 | admin | Comments Off | 1,688 views]

Thursday, January 24, 8:15 a.m. Location: Tartan Center
The next Parent Teacher Fellowship Membership Mixer will be held this Thursday, January 24 in the Tartan Center located adjacent to the Upper School Courtyard. Every parent is a member of the PTF, and we welcome you to attend. If you are in the Preschool and need childcare, please contact Ingrid Andrews.
This month we have two featured speakers. Headmaster Marcus D. Hurlbut will provide an update on “Campus Security and the I-5/Ortega Interchange Improvement Project.”
Also, Academic Dean Dr. Jeneen Graham will present on …

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