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[14 Nov 2012 | admin | Comments Off | 2,546 views]
St. Margaret’s Sixth Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony

Sunday, December 2, 6 – 8 p.m.
Location: Fountain Courtyard
Lighting of Tree 6:30 p.m.
Join the St. Margaret’s community this Sunday to ring in the holiday season by attending the Sixth Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony. This memorable tradition is a wonderful opportunity for our families, both old and new, to enjoy the blessings of our school community.
Bring the entire family to enjoy hot cocoa, homemade cookies, candy canes and sing Christmas carols along with the angelic voices of the St. Margaret’s choirs. Participate in the fun as we countdown the lighting of …

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[12 Nov 2012 | admin | Comments Off | 1,494 views]

All are welcome to join St. Margaret’s Episcopal Church for its Thanksgiving Day Eucharist on Thursday, November 22 at 10 a.m.
Additionally, join St. Margaret’s Episcopal Church for its annual Parish Advent Dinner on Sunday, December 2 in Sillers Hall at 5 p.m., a fabulous family dinner, featuring Fr. Rob’s famous tri-tip, as well as child-friendly fare.
The cost for the Advent Dinner is $8.00 for adults, $4.00 for children, and $20.00 for families of 4 or more. Friends and family are all welcome! Don’t forget to stay for the SMES Christmas …

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[9 Nov 2012 | admin | Comments Off | 2,720 views]

Many of our community’s family members, friends and colleagues reside in the densely-populated East Coast – an area which has been torn apart, physically and emotionally, by superstorm Hurricane Sandy. Homes have been washed away, families displaced, and lives broken as the eastern seaboard flooded and could not be stopped. We are lucky, though, to belong to a community which prides itself on its response in situations like these. And, we’re getting started right now.
St. Margaret’s knows how to act, and act quickly. We are in the process of planning …

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[1 Nov 2012 | admin | Comments Off | 1,240 views]
Holiday Book Drive Through November 30

For the holiday season, we are collecting books and donating them to places in need. Please bring in any books that you do not need or are willing to donate. There will be a collection box in the Library and in Upper School Room 711. From children to adult-level reading, any and all types of books are accepted.
Last year as a community, we were able to donate 2,600 books to three underserved public schools in Santa Ana. This year, we aim to help not only Santa Ana schools but also …

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[26 Oct 2012 | admin | Comments Off | 1,264 views]

Open to all St. Margaret’s students to submit artwork for consideration for the 2012 St. Margaret’s Christmas Card.
Create a Christmas-themed piece of artwork to be used in the 2012 St. Margaret’s Christmas Card. You are encouraged to think about the St. Margaret’s campus , icons or imagery, and tie in your Christmas theme in elements of the St. Margaret’s Community—buildings, iconic images, students, school activities, etc. We are especially eager to see a holiday-themed rendering of our new Performing Arts Center…perhaps the campus coming alive with the Arts!
All …

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[26 Oct 2012 | admin | Comments Off | 1,383 views]
The Student Academic Support Center at St Margaret’s: Nurturing Lifelong Learners

By Liddy Lind, PTF Secretary
Greg Koch, Ph.D., a Clinical Psychologist for the Student Academic Support Center (SASC) at St. Margaret’s Episcopal School, spoke at the Parent Teacher Fellowship Monthly Membership Mixer on October 18 about the Center’s role in nurturing lifelong learners. The SASC works with teachers, administrators and parents to identify students whose full potential is not being maximized. Some students may excel in one or more areas and may benefit from instruction that extends beyond the typical curriculum, while other students may have problems in a specific area …

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[26 Oct 2012 | admin | Comments Off | 1,471 views]
Freshman Connect with the Community and Give Back in Meaningful Ways

Taking the College and Work Readiness Assessment last Wednesday allowed St. Margaret’s freshman to have a special schedule and a very unique opportunity to participate in a mini-service learning project.
“Since service is such an important part of our school culture, we decided to spend an hour with the students participating in two service projects,” said Upper School History Teacher and Freshmen and Sophomore Dean of Women Megan Moilanen. “First, freshmen students bagged beans and rice for Father Serra’s Pantry. Each person who comes to the food pantry gets a bag …

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[25 Oct 2012 | admin | 2 Comments | 2,475 views]
The Tartan Truck, a Dream Realized To Be Unveiled at 2012 Homecoming Game

By Clayton Chalmers, Grade 7
Dream. That’s what you can do at St. Margaret’s. Here we are allowed to make our dreams a reality with teachers that guide you, administration that supports you, and fellow students that come together and make dreams a reality.
That is how the vision for the Tartan Truck unfolded.
Two years ago, I had a dream to bring a school symbol to life that included innovation, science, history and community. I asked my 4th grade teacher, Mrs. Hawkins, to help me with the project, …

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[19 Oct 2012 | admin | Comments Off | 3,575 views]
Renowned Speaker Joe Ehrmann Delivers a Thought-Provoking Message about Breaking Down Gender Stereotypes

The 2012-2013 St. Margaret’s Parent Teacher Fellowship Parent-Up Speakers Series kicked off last Friday with students, parents, faculty and staff each attending a thought-provoking session on “Raising Healthy Men and Women in the 21st Century” with former NFL star, motivational speaker and coach, Joe Ehrmann. The focus of each lecture was geared toward the specific audience and touched on raising morally healthy and socially responsible children in today’s world.
“Joe Ehrmann encouraged us to work on our own personal narratives in order to be the transformational teacher, coach and parent we …

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[19 Oct 2012 | admin | One Comment | 1,389 views]

Friday, October 26, 12 p.m. Location: Gateway Field
If you missed the deadline for ordering Tartan Faire tickets online, you can still purchase games wristbands for $25 and meal combo wristbands for $5 in the Preschool Lobby October 23-25 from 7:45- 8:45 a.m. and Friday, October 26 from 8:20-8:45 a.m.
After that, you will have to buy your tickets at the Tartan Faire at full price – games wristbands will be $28 and meal combo wristbands will be $7. For more information, please click here.
 

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