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[4 Nov 2011 | admin | One Comment | 1,865 views]
St. Margaret’s Outdoor Club Summits Mt. Baldy

By Jake Carpenter, Outdoor Club President, Grade 12
At 5:45 a.m., Saturday, October 29, while most students were still asleep after a long week, 11 students, including me, and three teachers met in front of the Pasternack Field House to set out for the summit of Mt. Baldy (formally named Mt. San Antonio) for the inaugural hike of the newly formed St. Margaret’s Outdoors Club.
We loaded ourselves and our equipment of backpacks, hiking poles, boots, Nalgene bottles of water and food supplies, into two St. Margaret’s vans for the hour and …

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[2 Nov 2011 | admin | Comments Off | 704 views]
US Production The Servant of Two Masters Tickets on Sale Now

Thursday, Nov. 17 – Saturday, November 19 Location: Sillers Hall
The Performing Arts Department is proud to present the 2011 St. Margaret’s Upper School drama, The Servant of Two Masters. General Tickets are on sale now through www.brownpapertickets.com. Ticket price is $15 each. When purchasing tickets please pay close attention to the cast as there are red and blue casts. Click here to view cast lists. Red Cast Shows are Thursday, November 17, 7 p.m. and Saturday, November 19, 7 p.m. Blue Cast Shows are Friday, November 18, 7 p.m. …

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[28 Oct 2011 | admin | Comments Off | 2,834 views]
Tartan 2011 Homecoming Follows Annual Fall Tradition of All-School Spirit

Spirits were high and Tartan pride evident at St. Margaret’s Homecoming 2011 on the weekend of October 21-22. Festivities began with the all-school Pep Rally, where the stands were packed with Tartans wearing this year’s red commemorative Homecoming shirt. A typically wacky relay race that pitted the principals and headmaster against the clock and each other, the presentation of Homecoming Court, a rousing performance of the Tartan Marching Band, a series of athletic, energetic cheer squad routines, and a lightning-quick drill by the varsity football team were part of …

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[21 Oct 2011 | admin | Comments Off | 1,081 views]
Senior Billy Gaudreau First Tartan to Win OC Championships Sweepstakes Race

It was an historic day at the 45th running of the Orange County Cross Country Championships last Saturday. Senior Billy Gaudreau became the first Tartans runner to win the sweepstakes race and the Boys’ Cross Country team finished fifth regardless of division at the Orange County Championships last Saturday at Irvine Regional Park. To read about his historic win, click here. Billy was also named OC Varsity Cross Country Athlete of the Week for the second time this season, click here to read more.

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[20 Oct 2011 | admin | Comments Off | 1,361 views]
Two Seniors Honored with Top National Student Writing Award

St. Margaret’s English Department commended by National Council of Teachers of English
Seniors Heather Hughes and Colin Johnson have each been awarded the National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE) Achievement Award in Writing, a prestigious national writing competition that recognizes outstanding student writers.
Heather and Colin were the only students in Orange County who won this year’s award. Of the 1,649 students nominated by their teachers from the 50 states, the District of Columbia, the Virgin Islands, Canada, and American schools abroad, 520 were selected for the award.
Ms. Jamie Bunch nominated …

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[14 Oct 2011 | admin | Comments Off | 929 views]
The Lessons of Courage, Failure and Steve Jobs Highlight October Honors Assembly

Apple founder Steve Jobs, whose stellar career was not without failure, figured prominently in the October 7 Honors Assembly celebrating 193 students achieving top grades in the spring 2011 semester. St. Margaret’s Upper School students were acknowledged for their academic accomplishments through national merit recognition, Headmaster’s Honors and Honors for last spring’s semester.
Two days before the assembly, Jobs’s death at age 56 was a major news event, inspiring portions of the morning’s discourse about the nature of success and failure.
Senior keynote Honors speaker Mary Ahearn said, “The way we think …

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[22 Sep 2011 | admin | Comments Off | 1,142 views]
Billy Gaudreau Named Cross Country Athlete of the Week in OC Varsity

OC Varsity named senior Billy Gaudreau Cross Country Athlete of the Week for the week of September 19. His time of 14:26 was the fastest among all county runners who competed in the Woodbridge Cross Country Classic and St. Margaret’s ranked third among all county teams that participated. Click here to read the OC Varsity article.

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[22 Sep 2011 | admin | Comments Off | 538 views]

Tuesday, September 27, 8-9:30 a.m. Location: Tartan Center
All parents from all divisions of the school are warmly invited for a casual meet and greet and talk with Tony Jordan, our new Upper School principal. Please come, have some coffee and conversation in this relaxed setting and get to know Tony Jordan. The Parent Teacher Fellowship will host a light breakfast and refreshments.
 

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[15 Sep 2011 | admin | Comments Off | 513 views]
Commencement 2011

The commemorative publication focusing on the Class of 2011 Commencement Ceremony will be arriving in your mailboxes this week with the September/October Tartan Newsletter. For additional articles and photograph galleries highlighting the Class of 2011, including the Bishop’s Spirituality Award and events such as the Upper School Awards, Senior Breakfast, Senior BBQ, and more, click here.

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[9 Sep 2011 | admin | Comments Off | 501 views]

Reminder: Student school pictures are underway for the 2011-2012 school year by Tom Baker Photography. Order your child’s photos by accessing the order form posted on our “Parents” page here. Ordering instructions are included.

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