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[9 Nov 2012 | admin | Comments Off | 1,838 views]

Thursday, November 15, 8:15 a.m. Location: Tartan Center
The next Parent Teacher Fellowship Membership Mixer will be held on Thursday, November 15 from 8:15 – 10 a.m. in the Tartan Center located adjacent to the Upper School Courtyard. Every parent is a member of the Parent Teacher Fellowship and is welcome at all of our events and activities.
Headmaster Marcus D. Hurlbut will give a school community update. Upper School Principal Tony Jordan will discuss “The College Process…Why so Complicated;” Director of College Counseling Roland Allen, and his team, will continue the …

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[9 Nov 2012 | admin | Comments Off | 3,007 views]
PTF Online Book Fair – Now through November 16

The Book Fair is continuing…online! From now until Thursday, November 16 you and your friends can continue holiday book shopping to support St. Margaret’s.
Invite friends and family to support our school and let our online Book Fair be your holiday book shopping source.
Click here to start shopping today! Click here for more information.

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[26 Oct 2012 | admin | Comments Off | 1,432 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 | 1,443 views]
Mark Your Calendar for the PTF Book Fair

Mark your calendars for the Parent Teacher Fellowship Book Fair on November 6, 7 and 8 in Sillers Hall from 7:30 am – 5 p.m. daily. Additional related activities will include:
November 6:
Middle School Mixer, 3 – 5 p.m. in Sillers Hall
Calling all Middle Schoolers! Book on over with a friend for food, fun and fiction! Pizza, drinks, music! Enter a Free Dress Day for your advisory group by entering the competition! Read 500 pages by November 1 and earn a raffle ticket for a chance to win a great …

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[19 Oct 2012 | admin | Comments Off | 3,661 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 | 1,448 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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[19 Oct 2012 | admin | Comments Off | 67,353 views]
PTF Parent Up Education Series: Dr. Carol Dweck to Discuss Mindsets: Helping Students Fulfill Their Potential

Friday, November 9, 9 a.m. Location: Hurlbut Theater
The PTF Parent Up Education Series continues Friday, November 9 with acclaimed Stanford University psychologist, Dr. Carol Dweck. Dr. Dweck will discuss Mindsets: Helping Students Fulfill Their Potential.
Do students think of their intelligence as fixed or as something they can develop? Dr. Carol Dweck will show how students’ mindsets about their intelligence can strongly affect their motivation and learning. She will reveal how praising students’ intelligence can backfire to undermine learning and how teaching students a growth mindset can change their motivation …

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[11 Oct 2012 | admin | Comments Off | 1,155 views]

Thursday, October 18, 8:15 a.m. Location: Tartan Center
All parents are welcome at the next PTF Monthly Membership Mixer scheduled for Thursday, October 18 from 8:15 – 10 a.m. This month, the meeting will be held in the Tartan Center. Guest speakers will include Board of Trustee member Paul Heeschen presenting an update on the selection of the new Headmaster and Darla Magana, director of library and media center, focusing on the 21st century library. Additionally, the divisional school principals will be updating us on the happenings of the school.
Our special …

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[28 Sep 2012 | admin | One Comment | 6,275 views]
St. Margaret’s 2012-2013 Parent Speakers Series Announced with All-Star Line Up

“Kick-Off” Friday, October 12 with Renowned Coach Joe Ehrmann
Location: St. Margaret’s Performing Arts Center, Hurlbut Theater
Nationally-renowned speakers Joe Ehrmann, Dr. Carol Dweck, Marc Elliot, Dr. Tony Wagner and Dr. Jennifer Bryan headline the 2012-2013 St. Margaret’s Parent Teacher Fellowship Parent-Up Speakers Series. The series, announced today by St. Margaret’s Academic Dean Dr. Jeneen Graham and PTF Parent Education Chair Jennifer Arundale, is made possible through grants from the Parent Teacher Fellowship. All speakers will present in the St. Margaret’s Performing Arts Center, Marcus D. Hurlbut Theater at 9 a.m.
“Our 2012-2013 …

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[28 Sep 2012 | admin | Comments Off | 1,558 views]
PTF Welcome Back Coffee – New Beginnings, Renewed Energy

By Sharon Maita, Welcome Back Coffee Co-Chair
New beginnings, renewed energy and reflection embodied the theme of this year’s Welcome Back Coffee. It was a day of significance as those gathered reflected on September 11, and it was a day of revitalized focus and energy for the upcoming school year. It was a new beginning for many families becoming a part of the St. Margaret’s community.
The gathering was held in the beautiful Performing Arts Center foyer on Tuesday, September 11, 2012. The new venue contributed to the elegance and …

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