• 100 New Bikes Built By Tartans Donated to SoCal Charities

    In a one-of-a-kind, service-learning project, grade 10 and 11 students were given 100 boxes of bike parts on Wednesday, the first day of school, and challenged to build them and find worthy local charities in which to donate them to by Friday. The students were not given much more information or direction from their teachers, they simply had to organize, plan and go to work.

  • Maseeh Middle School Opens for 2015-2016 School Year

    The Maseeh Middle School is officially open! Middle School students, parents, faculty and staff entered the new, state-of-the-art campus on Wednesday after a blessing from The Reverend Canon Robert Edwards, followed by welcoming words from Middle School Principal Jeannine Clarke, Class of 1987.

  • Welcome Home, Tartans! SMES Starts 2015-2016 School Year

    “Welcome back and welcome home, Tartans!” Head of School William N. Moseley commenced the 2015-2016 school year with this greeting to new and returning Tartans at the All-School Opening Ceremony on Wednesday. St. Margaret’s kicked off its 36th school year with a total enrollment of 1,246 students, 169 new students, 80 new families and 21 new faculty and staff members.

  • Tartan Scenes from the First Day of School

    Check out the photo gallery of scenes from the first day of the 2015-2016 school year.

  • College Counselors Publish Top Tips for “Keeping it Real” While Applying to College

    edX The Road to Selective College Admissions instructors Director of College Counseling Roland Allen and Associate Director of College Counseling Amy Warren tackle the stresses of the college admissions process with “5 Tips for Keeping it Real While Applying to College,” published through edX’s Back to School blog series.

  • Capo Dispatch Highlights Breakthrough SJC’s 10th Anniversary

    The Capistrano Dispatch featured Breakthrough SJC's 10th anniversary celebration this summer. The cover story highlighted the program’s expansion over 10 years, including serving 232 local students and training 141 teachers.

  • Alumna Morgan Higgins Named Runner-up at National High School Musical Theater Awards

    Class of 2015 graduate Morgan Higgins was named a runner-up at the National High School Musical Theater Awards in New York last week. Morgan attended the ceremony as a representative of the Childress Music and Arts Commendations for Youth (M.A.C.Y.) Awards where she received the best actress award in May.

  • SMES Innovation Stage Featured in OC Register

    The Orange County Register Varsity Arts highlighted St. Margaret’s Innovation Stage with an article focused on the overall program, the student mentor volunteers and the Student Alumni Apprentice Program. In its second year, the summer theater camp hosted 60-80 Kindergarten through grade 8 students singing, dancing and acting in the Performing Arts Center.


Hot Lunch Begins


PTF Executive Board Meeting

8:00 AM - 10:00 AMPTF Volunteer Room

Visual Arts Exhibit: K-12 Student Collective

8:00 AM - 9:00 AMPAC Foyer

Gr. 9-12 Class Pictures - FORMAL UNIFORM

10:30 AM - 12:25 PMPasternack Field House

Labor Day - School and Offices Closed


PTF Welcome Back Coffee

8:00 AM - 10:00 AMSillers Hall

MS Back to School Night

6:00 PM - 9:00 PMMiddle School Outdoor Amphitheater

10th Annual PTF Tartan Family BBQ and Tailgate

4:30 PM - 7:30 PMOther