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Service Opportunities – December 7

News - Thu, 12/07/2017 - 11:33am

Living Edge Community is seeking a volunteer graphic designer for poster creation. Living Edge demonstrates compassion for the needs of the homeless and marginalized in Victoria, BC. Visit their website for more information. The success of CFAX Santas Anonymous Society in the community is a reflection of the generous, caring nature of volunteers. Volunteers of […]

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“I’m Looking Forward to Being a Lifer”

News - Thu, 12/07/2017 - 10:16am

Two Junior School students reflect on stories they heard at the Grade 12 Lifers Assembly.

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Athletics Week in Review: December 4

News - Tue, 12/05/2017 - 10:43am

Catch up on the latest SMUS Athletics as the basketball season gets underway

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The Jag: An Interview With Alex Cecill

News - Fri, 12/01/2017 - 2:05pm

The Jag student newspaper sits down with teacher Ms. Alex Cecill to talk about her experience running in the New York City Marathon

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Another Great University Tour in the Books

News - Fri, 12/01/2017 - 1:24pm

37 students, 4 chaperones, 7 nights, 9 cities, 12 university campuses*, dozens of SMUS alumni, countless questions asked and application decisions made. This was the second major universities tour to Ontario that we have taken with Grade 12 students. As we hone the timing and itinerary of this event, we are learning just how important […]

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Service Opportunities – November 30

News - Thu, 11/30/2017 - 11:55am

The Salvation Army is looking for volunteers for their 2017 Christmas Kettle Campaign. Ring a bell and collect donations! This is a great idea for a group of you. The kettle dates and times are from now until December 24. The shifts are daily from: 10 a.m. to noon Noon – 2 p.m. 2-4 p.m. 4-6 […]

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SMUS in the News: Oxford Responds to Grade 1 Wordsmith’s ‘Levidrome’ Quest

News - Thu, 11/30/2017 - 11:12am

A rundown of the latest news stories highlight Grade 2 student Levi's quest to get the word 'levidrome' added to the dictionary

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2017 ISA Senior Girls Basketball Tournament

News - Tue, 11/28/2017 - 3:15pm

Tournament Draw and Results NB: Home teams are listed first. 

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The Race Car Design Challenge

News - Fri, 11/24/2017 - 4:23pm

by Julie Harris, Middle School Program Specialist Grade 6 students have been using the Engineering Design Process to build race cars and deepen their understanding of Newton’s three laws of motion. They explored forces and carried out experiments to understand the relationship between force, mass and acceleration. Using balloons, ramps, rubber bands or other mechanical power, […]

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New Middle School Club is a Great Place to be Crabby!

News - Fri, 11/24/2017 - 1:36pm

Grade 10 student Matias Totz writes about the newly founded Marine Science Club at the Middle School

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Athletics Week in Review: November 24

News - Fri, 11/24/2017 - 1:28pm

Soccer The Fall sporting season came to an official close this week, with Senior boys soccer, fresh off an Island title, competing in Burnaby at the B.C. AA tournament. As defending provincial champions, SMUS was very much under the microscope. Nonetheless, battling effectively through two straight days of cold weather and driving rain, the team produced […]

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Learn the Ins and Outs of Hospitality at a Hands-On University in Switzerland

News - Thu, 11/23/2017 - 2:24pm

Ms. Alison McCallum writes about her visit to École Hôtelière de Lausanne, a university dedicated to business studies through the hospitality industry

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Service Opportunities – November 23

News - Thu, 11/23/2017 - 12:11pm

Craigdarroch Castle has a dynamic volunteer program that sees a wide range of people sharing their time to provide visitors with the information and stories that make a visit to Craigdarroch a fun, family friendly experience. They are looking for a gift shop volunteer who will assist in the store store by processing sales, wrapping […]

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SMUS Teacher Feature: Ms. Amy Stark

News - Fri, 11/17/2017 - 1:09pm

Middle School Humanities teacher Ms. Amy Stark is highlighted in this week's SMUS Teacher Feature

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Athletics Week in Review: November 16

News - Thu, 11/16/2017 - 2:13pm

Field hockey provincials, soccer, squash and volleyball are highlighted in this week's SMUS Athletics Week in Review

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Service Opportunities – November 16

News - Thu, 11/16/2017 - 10:59am

The SMUS Parents’ Auxiliary is hosting the Annual SMUS Christmas Gala on December 2 and they need volunteers before the event and the morning/afternoon of the event to help with decorating and setting up. They have an online sign-up system with all of the details. **If you are a boarding student you will be attending the […]

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SMUS in the News: Student’s “Levidrome” Pitch Gains Momentum with William Shatner, Urban Dictionary Boosts

News - Thu, 11/16/2017 - 9:25am

Grade 2 SMUS student Levi's progress to get 'levidrome' into the dictionary is chronicled in a series of Oak Bay News articles

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A Prayer of Remembrance

News - Fri, 11/10/2017 - 3:44pm

Rev. Fletcher's words from the Remembrance Day Service highlight why the day has a deep significance for our school

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Remembrance Day: A Prayer for Humanity

News - Fri, 11/10/2017 - 12:13pm

Our Junior School community gathered for Remembrance Day by reading poems, stories and prayers to honour those who served their country

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Service Opportunities – November 9

News - Thu, 11/09/2017 - 10:47am

The Victoria Highland Dance Association (VHDA) is holding their annual St. Andrew’s Day Competition on Saturday, Nov. 25 at Spectrum High School. They require student volunteers to help out with the following: – Selling programs and collecting admission charges at the front door. – Selling food items at the concession. – Selling tickets at the […]

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