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[21 Apr 2011 | admin | Comments Off | 1,887 views]

Monday, May 2, 3:15 – 4 p.m. Location: St. Margaret’s Library
Project: Fold & Flip Origami Workshop
To support Project: Fold & Flip, a group of St. Margaret’s parents who are of Japanese descent have volunteered to lead an origami/paper crane-making workshop for all members of our community. Parents, children of all ages and employees should stop by the Library to learn to make your paper crane. Origami paper will be on sale at the event, or feel free to bring your own! All proceeds from paper sales will go to the …

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[20 Apr 2011 | admin | Comments Off | 1,915 views]

Goal: Create 1000 Paper Cranes and Raise Money to Aid Japan
Project: Fold & Flip Pancake Breakfast
Date & Time: Saturday, May 7, 2011, 7 – 11 a.m.
Location: Upper School Tartan Courtyard
What your family can do to help:
1) Fold paper cranes and inscribe a wish for the Japanese people.
2) Bring your crane wishes to St. Margaret’s.
3) Attend the Project: Fold & Flip Pancake Breakfast. Donation: $10
Dear St. Margaret’s Families,
The world is faced with an international crisis in the aftermath of the March 11 earthquake and tsunami in Japan. With the Japanese people …

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[28 Mar 2011 | admin | Comments Off | 1,569 views]

If you are planning to travel over the spring break, please consider doing some “service” while you’re away! Many local nonprofit organizations can utilize small, travel-size toiletries. If you are staying in a hotel, most will replenish these each day. St. Margaret’s will be collecting these in each division during the week we return from spring break. Please place items in a bag and send them with your child to their classroom or advisor.
Collectively, this will help many local organizations. We will donate to: St. Margaret’s Church outreach called “Bread …

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[18 Feb 2011 | admin | One Comment | 2,306 views]
Middle School Advisory Reaches Out to the Community

By Mike Allison, Middle School Assistant Principal and Middle School History Teacher
“It’s not about me.” These are the words Father Bill Garrison spoke a few months ago, which really made a great impact on our advisory group. For all of us, it’s sometimes easy to get caught up in our own lives so it was great that all 14 of us saw his message as being inspirational. When we decided that we wanted to do something to help someone else, and not just raise money; but actually help people face …

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[18 Feb 2011 | admin | Comments Off | 2,909 views]
Middle School Students Share Their Valentine’s Day Spirit

On Valentine’s Day, the Middle School took part in an all-school service project making bouquets of flowers for the residents of local senior facilities. Middle School students donated hundreds of flowers which were then carefully arranged by the students into vases. They completed 92 vases, one for every resident of the Silverado Alzheimers Care Facility on Camino Capistrano.
Students also made Valentine’s cards to go with the bouquets. The student council spent the afternoon hand delivering the cards and bouquets to the residents of Silverado. They were able to visit and …

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[15 Feb 2011 | admin | Comments Off | 1,292 views]

If you are planning to travel over the winter break, please consider doing some “service” while you’re away! Many local nonprofit organizations can utilize small, travel-size toiletries. If you are staying in a hotel, most will replenish these each day. St. Margaret’s will be collecting these in each division during the week we return from winter break. Please place items in a bag and send them with your child to their classroom or advisor.
Collectively, this will help many local organizations. We will donate to: St. Margaret’s Church outreach called “Bread …

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[7 Jan 2011 | admin | Comments Off | 1,150 views]

Applications are now available for Special Camp for Special Kids 2011! Camper and counselor applications can be downloaded from www.specialcamp.org.
While the priority deadline for all applications is March 1, 2011, we highly recommend that applications are turned in as soon as possible. Last year, our sessions filled up by mid-February.
Students applying for a counselor position must be entering the grade 9 or above for the 2011-2012 academic year.
Camper applicants must be 6-21 years of age with an intellectual and/or physical disability.

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[16 Dec 2010 | admin | Comments Off | 1,862 views]
Special Camp for Special Kids Celebrates its First Holiday Party

On Saturday, 75 campers, counselors and staff members from Special Camp for Special Kids celebrated the program’s first holiday party. For two glorious hours, the campers and counselors mingled, danced, enjoyed a delicious pizza dinner, participated in arts and crafts and decorated cookies.
“The holiday party was held to fulfill a program goal of offering more opportunities for campers and counselors throughout the school year,” said Lindsay Eres, executive director for Special Camp for Special Kids. “This event was offered to campers and counselors only (no parents), in an effort to …

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[1 Oct 2010 | admin | Comments Off | 2,381 views]

As their first service project of 2010-2011, the St. Margaret’s Episcopal School Community Service Honor Society will be collecting old cell phones during October to raise money to support Laura’s House, a local organization dedicated to helping victims of domestic violence through shelter, support and education programs. There will be boxes for collecting phones in the Lower School Office, the Middle School Office the Upper School Office and one in Dr. Peggy Beemer’s room, 765. This is the perfect opportunity to clean out those old phones which are cluttering your …

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[24 Sep 2010 | admin | Comments Off | 1,061 views]
Upper School Students Get Involved Beyond the Classroom

St. Margaret’s Upper School students are putting their passions and ideas to work getting the student body involved in numerous clubs on campus.
On Friday, September 17, Upper School students held their Club Fair in the Upper School Courtyard. A total of 49 clubs were on display with club officials eager to sign up new members. Clubs ranged from educational to charitable to simply fun activities.
All Upper School clubs are student-initiated and faculty-sponsored. For a club to be considered, students must fill out formal applications stating their club name, club officers, …

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