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Student Ideas, Real-World Answers

News - Fri, 06/14/2019 - 5:55pm

June is an exciting month at SMUS with various closing celebrations and exhibitions of learning. Across our program, parents and students are invited to share in demonstrations and displays of student work and performances. These culminating experiences are engaging and exciting, and I often marvel at the calibre of work on display and the presentation […]

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Three Students Recognized in National Poetry Contest

News - Fri, 06/14/2019 - 9:11am

Three SMUS students were recognized with the League of Canadian Poets' Jessamy Stursberg Poetry Prize

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Athletic Awards 2019

News - Thu, 06/13/2019 - 9:46am

As the 2018-19 athletics season came to a close, we recognized some of our Senior School athletes at our annual Athletic Awards Banquet

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SMUS in the News: Students Raise Awareness on World Oceans Day

News - Tue, 06/11/2019 - 1:32pm

Grade 4 students took part in World Oceans Day by helping to educate the public about the impact humans have on our oceans

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Students to Spend Summer Working as Cancer Researchers

News - Fri, 06/07/2019 - 8:06am

Two Grade 11 students will spend their summer working on groundbreaking cancer research at the BC Cancer Agency in Victoria. Christian Turpin and Kevin Zhang were selected as interns to participate in the agency’s Xavier Pelletier High School Internship Program. The duo, along with two other students from Vancouver Island high schools, will “explore cancer […]

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Get Your Brain Fit for Exams

News - Thu, 06/06/2019 - 12:37pm

Imagine this: you’re launched into the future and neuroscientists tell you that physical activity is just as important for your brain as it is for your body. You must get back and deliver this exciting information! Lucky for you, the year is 2019 and this is exactly what research is telling us. “Exercise primes the […]

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SMUS in the News: Prime Minister Reads Letter from University School Grad at D-Day Event

News - Thu, 06/06/2019 - 11:17am

To mark the 75th anniversary of D-Day, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau shared the story of Lt.-Col. Cecil Merrit, a University School grad from 1923

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Service Opportunities – June 6

News - Thu, 06/06/2019 - 10:17am

Soap for Hope is seeking an artist to help create a cozy and pleasing space. The organization is open to all creative ideas, and they specifically need someone to create a large mural that has the names of all the different shelters and organizations that Soap for Hope helps. The also need help in their […]

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Sunsets and Smiles

News - Fri, 05/31/2019 - 5:55pm

This past Sunday our boarding community gathered for the first of what will be several “this is the last time we do this together moments” with our final House Games and community dinner of the year. These events involve the entire community, which includes boarding students and houseparents. While this is not the last time […]

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Service Opportunities – May 31

News - Fri, 05/31/2019 - 7:41am

The Garry Oak Meadows Preservation Society (GOMPS) is looking for a nursery volunteer to assist with plant nursery duties. This include tasks such as weeding, re-potting, and sorting, testing and planting acorns. Training is provided. For more information, please contact Jenny at [email protected] Glengarry Hospital is looking for volunteers to provide friendly conversation for their […]

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Grade 5s Bring Ogre-the-Top Musical to the Stage

News - Thu, 05/30/2019 - 4:00pm

We chat with a few of the talented young performers in this year's Grade 5 musical, Shrek the Musical JR.

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Athletics Week in Review: May 27

News - Mon, 05/27/2019 - 3:01pm

Golf, rugby, track and field, and our Tennis team's provincial win are highlighted in our latest SMUS Athletics Week in Review

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The Ties That Bind

News - Fri, 05/24/2019 - 5:55pm

After a successful Alumni Weekend and 144 more grads soon to be officially joining the SMUS alumni family, it seems like the perfect time to celebrate the ties that bind this diverse community. It was a rainy night in New York, we had officially wrapped our 2019 alumni reception, and three alumni grads from the […]

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Outdoor Education: Learning to Build a Connection with Nature

News - Fri, 05/24/2019 - 9:33am

Our outdoor education program blurs the line between learning and building a connection with nature

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MIT: It’s More Than Science and Tech

News - Fri, 05/24/2019 - 8:56am

Ms. Alison McCallum, Head of University Counselling, reflects on her recent eye-opening visit to MIT in Cambridge, Massachusetts

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Service Opportunities – May 24

News - Fri, 05/24/2019 - 7:03am

The Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada is still looking for volunteers for their MS Walk. This year’s walk is this Sunday, May 26 at Cadboro Gyro Park. Join them for a fun and rewarding volunteer experience! Each year thousands of Canadians come together to fundraise and spread awareness for people affected by Multiple Sclerosis. Available […]

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Memories and Connections

News - Fri, 05/17/2019 - 5:55pm

While students (and staff) head into a well-deserved long Victoria Day weekend break, many students are taking the opportunity to practice their leadership skills this weekend on outdoor trips. On the senior campus, a key highlight for students in Grades 9, 10 and 11 are the annual grade trips. Coordinated by the Outdoor Education team […]

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A Letter to Parents

News - Fri, 05/17/2019 - 5:55pm

Dear Parents, I write as the school year is building toward a final crescendo. Exam candidates are in the thick of testing, graduation ceremonies and closing celebrations are being planned, and the final pieces are being placed in the staffing jigsaw for the next academic year. I thought I would bring you up-to-date with our […]

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David Kim ’05: Helping Students Reach Their Full Potential

News - Thu, 05/16/2019 - 10:27am

David Kim is the person he is today because generous donors supported financial assistance that allowed him to get a SMUS education

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Athletics Week in Review: May 16

News - Thu, 05/16/2019 - 9:05am

Badminton, rowing, rugby, soccer, tennis, and track and field are highlighted in our latest Athletics Week in Review

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