Back-to-School Information

Full schedule for 1st two days of school:


  • View Calendar
    (On this webpage helpful resources are posted including a year-at-a-glance calendar, a printable and digital school calendar, a printable document listing parent drop off and pick up times for each day as well as a document indicating what periods students have each day)

Bell Schedules:

  • Bell Schedules 2019-2020
    (printable document)
  • View Bell Schedule webpage (bell schedules for the day will be posted on this webpage along with special schedules and other printable resources. The daily bell schedule can also be viewed by downloading the Santa Margarita Catholic High School app.)

Frequently called phone numbers:

  • Absence: 949-766-6020
  • Dean’s Office: 949-766-6020 or 949-766-6000 ext. 1020
  • Main Lobby: 949-766-6000
Parent Liaison Marci Teah is here to help you:

For additional contact info please click here.

Academic Services:

Please note: There are no school supply lists, teachers will let students know what they need when when they meet with their classes.


  • Eagles Nest Campus Store | Your one-stop-shop for uniforms!
    The store is closed Friday, July 26
    Closed July 26
    Week of July 29: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday: 7 a.m. - 3 p.m. and Wednesday 7 a.m. - 8 p.m.
    Effective Monday, Aug. 5: Monday - Thursday, 7 a.m. - 4 p.m., Fridays 7 a.m. - 3 p.m. (the store is open on Aug. 6 from 12:30 p.m. to 4 p.m. due to faculty and staff meeting).
  • Used Uniforms | Available on the back table in the "A" Building between Attendance and Admissions


  • International Student Orientation for new international students: Thursday/Friday, Aug. 1-2, Monday, Aug. 5, Wednesday, Aug. 7, and Friday, Aug. 9
    Each student will be receive an email with the orientation agenda and outline.
  • SOARientation Day Camp #2: August 8
    Who: All incoming freshmen and transfer students
    When: August 8 at 8:00 a.m. – 1:15 p.m. (please note that the conclusion time has changed to 1:15 p.m.)
    Where: Meet in the lunch shelter (Von Der Ahe Pavilion), outside the gym (Moiso Family Pavilion). Activities will begin at 8:00 a.m., so we ask that students arrive on time.
    For event details, please click here.
  • Sophomore, Junior, Senior Orientation: August 9
    Students will come according to the following time-frame:
    Seniors: 8:00 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.
    Juniors: 9:45 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.
    Sophomores: 11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
    Location: Students can report to the Dome at their assigned grade level time.
    For event details, please click here.
  • Spirit Week: August 12-16
  • Worship Concert at SMCHS: August 13
  • Back-to-School Dance (sophomores, juniors and seniors): Friday, August 17.
  • New Parent Dinner: Monday, August 19 at 5:30 pm in the Moiso Family Pavilion
  • Mothers Club Welcome Coffee: Tuesday, August 27 at 9 am the Rancho Santa Margarita Bell Tower
  • Back-to-School Night: Wednesday, August 28 at 6:30 pm
    Evening's Program
    Campus Map
  • Freshman Social at SMCHS: (Time TBA)
  • Blue and Gold Gala 2019: October 5, 2019 (more info to be mailed home soon!)
  • Homecoming and Tailgate Party: September 20, 2019

Yearbook and Photos:


(see individual team pages and contact the appropriate coach for specific information)

Campus Ministry

Food Services by Sapphire at School

Parent Organizations

  • Mothers Club: All moms are encouraged to join! Consider attending the Welcome Coffee scheduled for August 27 at 9 am in the Rancho Santa Margarita Bell Tower to find out more.
  • Grandparents Club

Parking & Transportation

Student Services