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  • SMES FIRST LEGO League Teams Advance to Legoland Competition

    By Stefani Baker, ICE Lab Instructional Assistant
    Posted November 20, 2014

    Since the beginning of the school year, 17 grade 4, 5 and 6 students from the St. Margaret’s FIRST LEGO League teams have been building, researching and practicing for their qualifying event.

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  • Educators from Across the Country Visit SMES Outdoor Classroom

    By Ingrid Andrews, Director of ECDC and Wee Tartan Center
    Posted November 20, 2014

    Thursday brought 30-plus early childhood educators from Episcopal schools across the country to tour St. Margaret's Early Childhood Development Center Outdoor Classroom, giving St. Margaret's a chance to show its peers the wonderful work the Preschool has done to counter what Richard Louv has named “nature deficit disorder.”

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  • Varsity Girls Volleyball

    Tartan Girls Volleyball Reaches CIF-SS Finals

    Posted November 20, 2014

    Finishing the regular season 23-3, taking home second place in league play, and dominating their first four CIF-SS playoff matches without dropping a set, has led the Tartan girls’ volleyball team to the CIF-SS Finals to face league rival Sage Hill for the third consecutive time tomorrow at 7:30 p.m. at Fullerton College.

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  • Cameras Roll on St. Margaret’s edX Courses

    Posted November 20, 2014

    The St. Margaret’s edX team has been in the studio this week filming class lessons for the MOOCs, massive open online courses, that begin early next year. The online courses, offered as a part of the edX high school initiative, each include a series of 6-7 minute videos that focus on main concepts of understanding for the course.

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  • A Strong Season Finish for Middle School Sports

    Lori Fava, Middle School Athletic Coordinator
    Posted November 17, 2014

    The Middle School fall sports season fielded more teams than ever and came away with six league championships, a finals appearance in the P.A.L. Volleyball Championships and a great representation at the Mt. SAC meet.

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  • Tartans Unite to Celebrate 35-Year History and New Middle School During St. Margaret's Day

    Posted November 13, 2014

    The St. Margaret's community gathered yesterday morning for an All-School Eucharist to celebrate and mark the school’s 35-year history during St. Margaret’s Day, the school founder’s day, and to honor its namesake, St. Margaret, Queen of Scotland.

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  • Renowned Harvard Professor Discusses Theories of Innovation, Disruption and Growth with SMES Community

    Posted November 13, 2014

    As arguably the world’s foremost leading expert on theories of innovation, disruption and growth, renowned Harvard Business School Professor Clayton Christensen summarized a set of his theories about management and put them in context of how these business theories also apply to our personal lives and parenting.

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  • A Homecoming for All Ages

    Posted November 13, 2014

    Last Friday’s energetic All-School Pep Rally commenced the festivities for this year’s annual Homecoming weekend. Tartans packed the stands wearing the 2014 commemorative #Throwback Homecoming t-shirt, while the Spirit Squad elicited excitement and enthusiasm from all as fall sports were recognized. Tartans were victorious beating Calvary Chapel Downey 42-0 during the evening’s game.

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  • Junior Tyler Cheves Creates Web-Based Math Game

    Posted November 13, 2014

    Designed for people to learn and progress their math skills, junior Tyler Cheves spent upwards of 70 hours creating a web-based math game called Equation Stacker over summer break, just for fun. Participants can choose from four different levels. Programming this game has inspired Tyler to pursue more projects involving educational technology.

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  • Tartan Football Heads into Playoffs #1

    Posted November 13, 2014

    The 2014 Tartan football team has ended its league season with a perfect 10-0 record. This is the first undefeated season since 2008, and the team’s tenth consecutive Academy League Championship without losing a single game. Seeded first in the East Valley Division, the Tartans start playoffs tonight on the Tartan Field at 7 p.m. against Excelsior Charter.

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