Fall Spark Open House

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SMUS Fall Spark Open House

An Open Day of Discovery at SMUS

You are invited to the reinvention of the school open house. Visit the SMUS Junior, Middle & Senior Schools on Friday, October 19. You'll have the opportunity to meet students, talk to staff, take a tour with a student ambassador and – at the Middle and Senior Schools – spend time hands-on learning with our exceptional teachers.

Find out first-hand why SMUS has such an outstanding reputation.

Friday, October 19, 2018

Junior: 9:00-11:00 am & 1:00-3:00 pm
Middle & Senior: 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

​Junior School (Grades K - 5)

820 Victoria Avenue (Google Map)

Middle School (Grades 6 - 8)

Senior School (Grades 9 - 12)

3400 Richmond Road (Google Map)

The following Spark sessions are your opportunity to participate in a short class with one of our talented faculty members and – in some cases – our current students. After a sampler class, go on a student-led tour of our campus and be sure to tell your tour guide if there’s something you’d like to see that isn’t in our sampler schedule.

All Spark sessions are optional, go to one or several - it's up to you! They all take place either at the Senior or Middle School on the Richmond Road campus. We'll point you in the right direction when you arrive.

Time Session Location
(Richmond Road campus)
Description
10:00am Welcome from the Head of School, Mark Turner Copeland Lecture Theatre

Our new Head of School Mr. Mark Turner welcomes you to Fall Spark.

Teacher: Mr. Mark Turner

10:10am An Overview of SMUS Lecture Theatre

Following Mr. Turner's thoughts, Deputy Head of School Mr. Andy Rodford will provide an overview of the school.

Teacher: Mr. Andy Rodford

10:30am Alumni Q&A Student Commons, Sun Centre

Who better to give you the inside picture of what SMUS is like than alumni of the school who have also chosen SMUS for their children? Come along to this informal Q&A.

11:00am Newton's Laws of Physics Science Building Room 207

Join in on a practical physics lesson with current Senior School students and see how we make Newton’s Laws come alive in the classroom.

Teacher: Mr. Richard Curry

11:30am Interested in Robotics? Middle School Tech Lab

Do you have an interest in robotics? Come and check out the Tech Lab and what Middle School students have been doing in this area.

Teacher: Mr. George Floyd

12:00pm Middle School Visual Arts Middle School Art Room

Get a glimpse into the world of a Middle School art student and find out how we make visual arts a truly personalized learning experience.

Teacher: Ms. Devon Bottomley

1:30pm Geology Rocks! Crothall Classroom CR123

You will learn how to classify rocks based on their formation and characteristics. This is also a great showcase for how our hands-on collaborative learning approach enables students to learn with and from one another.

Teacher: Ms. Kirsten Davel

2:00pm Q&A: All About Middle School Middle School Library

Bring your questions about the Middle School – about academic programs, extracurricular programs, opportunities in arts, athletics, leadership and experiential learning – and our Interim Director of Middle School Ms. Kate Knight and Assistant Director Ms. Dariol Haydock will tell you everything you want to know.

Teacher: Ms. Kate Knight and Ms. Dariol Haydock

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