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Welcome to St. Margaret’s from Head of School William N. Moseley.
Learn about our mission, core values and Episcopal identity.
2016 Strategic Plan
Peruse St. Margaret’s attributes and strengths across our system.
Answers to frequent questions regarding our admission process.
Educating children to succeed and thrive in life, today and tomorrow.
STEM to Outdoor Learning, learn how St. Margaret’s is innovating and leading in the classroom to engage 21st century learners.
The Arts are alive at St. Margaret’s and integral to our students’ education.
Tour our new performing arts educational facility and learn about the All-Steinway distinction for excellence.
News, Scores and Team Pages
Students thrive and develop their character, passions and skills through a vibrant student life program.
Abundant opportunities to initiate, explore and practice leadership skills in a safe and encouraging environment.
All gifts to St. Margaret’s support each student and advance the mission of the school.
Annual giving is the foundation of St. Margaret’s fundraising efforts.
Our role as an inclusive and contributing member of the community and as a conscientious neighbor and employer.
Students will create, build, fabricate, invent, explore and have fun in STEM, Arts and outdoor camps at St. Margaret’s Summer Exploration. Camps for all ages.
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While studying algebraic concepts each year, grade 5 students learn about solving simple algebraic equations. Lower School Assistant Principal and STEM Fellow Heather Murray takes time to visit each classroom to teach students “Hands-on Equations.”
The Lower School welcomed grandparents and special friends to campus for breakfast, student performances and classroom visits last Friday, Earth Day. Guests arrived under the Gateway Arch and followed a path along the “heart of the campus” to Pasternack Field House. Student artwork inspired by the Earth Day theme was displayed throughout campus.
More than 500 students in Preschool to Upper School took to the Performing Arts Center stage throughout the month of April to showcase their vocal, instrumental and dance talents during the spring concert series.
The Tartan golf, volleyball and girls’ lacrosse programs are wrapping up their regular seasons riding a wave of success over tough opponents. Boys’ golf defeated Whitney High School 196-225 as boys’ volleyball swept Brethren Christian High School in straight sets (25-9, 25-4 and 25-15). Girls’ lacrosse downed Aliso Niguel 18-17 on April 26.
The Tartans defeated their second top-ranked opponent in two games, beating CIF-San Diego No. 3 ranked La Costa Canyon 10-8 Wednesday night on the road. St. Margaret's enters the playoffs the presumptive No. 3 seed in Orange County after also defeating San Diego No. 2 Poway 8-6 this past Saturday.
With the end of school just over the horizon the Middle School spring sport teams are heading into the home stretch of their seasons.
Two St. Margaret’s students, fourth grader Fiona Lee and sixth grader Simone Yang, placed in the top 3 for individual and team competition, respectively, at The All Girls Math Tournament hosted by Orange County Math Circle.
Grade 6 students received critical analysis on their original historical fiction writing projects from guest editors in Mrs. Otto’s world history class. The guest editors were parent volunteers invited by Mrs. Otto, and worked one-on-one with two students each, intentionally not their own children, providing new review and perspective on the students’ work.
The Tartan defense held Poway High School scoreless for two consecutive quarters as senior midfielder Nick Shanks led with four goals and an assist as St. Margaret's downed the Poway Titans 8-6 in non-league action Saturday afternoon.
Spring is the time when Upper School students plan for the next academic year through a thoughtful and comprehensive course selection process. In Upper School, nearly 150 classes are offered, including 26 Advanced Placement courses and post-AP, college-level courses.