• VIDEO: St. Margaret's Teacher Explains edX Experience

    In a short video, St. Margaret’s Director of College Counseling Roland Allen shares his experience of teaching the edX high school course, “The Road to Selective College Admission.” Mr. Allen elaborates on what he and his fellow St. Margaret’s teachers learned by teaching a MOOC through edX, global online learning community founded by Harvard and MIT, and how he grew as a teacher.

  • Tartan Stars Shine in Student-Built Float at 2015 Swallows Day Parade

    Student leadership groups from across the school unveiled a student-built float reflecting the St. Margaret’s mission of learning, leadership and service at the 57th Annual Swallows Day Parade. With nearly 100 Tartans participating, the St. Margaret’s parade “flotilla” made a memorable impact for the tens of thousands of parade goers.

  • SMES Hosts High School Science Research Showcase

    St. Margaret’s welcomed approximately 200 people from all over Orange County, including students in grades 6 through 12, for the In Search of Excellence: High School Science Research Showcase, a seminar held in celebration of the Orange County Science and Engineering Fair’s (OCSEF) 60th anniversary.

  • Breakthrough SJC Student Receives Prestigious Jack Kent Cook Scholarship

    Amy Fabian, Breakthrough SJC student and current eighth-grade student at Marco Forster Middle School, was one of 60 middle school students selected from across the country to join the Jack Kent Cook Foundation’s Young Scholars Program. Read The Capistrano Dispatch article!

  • Middle School Students Lend a Helping Hand

    Middle School students kicked off spring service by visiting Camp Pendleton, Family Assistance Ministries and Brookdale Senior Living on Friday, March 13. The day was hot, but students rose to the occasion offering every bit of energy and enthusiasm to help others.

  • Visual Artist Shuqi Yang Receives National Silver Medal in Scholastic Art Competition

    Senior Shuqi Yang has received national recognition from Scholastic for her portfolio submission. After earning a Gold Key in the regional competition, Shuqi’s portfolio went into a national competition where her work earned a silver medal as part of the Scholastic Art & Writing Awards.

  • Junior Nicholas Williams’ Ceramic Art in National Exhibition

    Junior Nicholas Williams’ piece, Repeated Dichotomy, was selected out of 1,409 works of art submitted nationwide, representing students of 151 teachers, for this year’s National K-12 Ceramic Exhibition. From the total entries, 150 were selected for the exhibition. The piece will be included among the best artworks from our country.

  • Love and Joy for St. Margaret’s Bring Tartans Together for “Casino Royale”

    Members of the St. Margaret’s community gathered at the Newport Beach Marriott Hotel and Spa on Saturday for the Annual All-School Fundraiser “Casino Royale.” Between the silent auction, opportunity drawings, photo booth, live auction, Fund A Need, casino and dancing, there was something for everyone at the event.


Head of School Reception for New Parents

5:30 PM - 7:00 PMHead of School Residence

MS/US Chamber Music Concert

7:00 PM - 8:30 PMHurlbut Theater,PAC Foyer

PTF Executive Board Meeting

8:00 AM - 10:00 AMPTF Volunteer Room

SMES Book Discussion: In the Heart of the Sea

10:15 AM - 11:15 AMLibrary - Studio A

SMEC Good Friday Service - 12:00, 7:00 p.m.


Good Friday - School and Offices Closed


SMEC Easter Eve Service

5:00 PM - 6:30 PMChurch,Sillers Hall,Sillers Hall Kitchen

SMEC Easter Services - 8:00, 9:30,11:15 a.m.