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Love: Building Bridges in a Time of Divisiveness

News - Fri, 02/17/2017 - 3:25pm

Love. It’s an obvious topic for the week of Valentine’s. Easy. Yet, when we look at what’s happening in the world, it feels as though divisiveness (in politics and in communities) is on the rise. The sense that we’re all connected in a way that transcends particular regional or faith identities is under pressure. In

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Curtain Call: Meet Ragtime’s Coalhouse Walker Jr.

News - Fri, 02/17/2017 - 3:05pm

The SMUSpaper sits down with the two students playing Coalhouse Walker Jr. in the Senior School musical, Ragtime

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The Best School Year Ever 2017 Finalists Are…

News - Fri, 02/17/2017 - 2:52pm

We are excited to introduce you to the five finalists of The Best School Year Ever contest

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SMUS Teacher Feature: Ms. Amanda Chen

News - Fri, 02/17/2017 - 1:58pm

Middle School Humanities and Mandarin teacher Ms. Amanda Chen is highlighted in this week's SMUS Teacher Feature

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Lieutenant Governor of B.C. Visits the SMUS Junior School

News - Fri, 02/17/2017 - 1:57pm

The Lieutenant Governor of B.C. visited our Junior School and took

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Futures: Is Leadership the Most Important Subject?

News - Fri, 02/17/2017 - 11:02am

Head of School Bob Snowden explores the topic of leadership as it relates to character, behaviours and role models

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Service Opportunities – February 16

News - Thu, 02/16/2017 - 2:56pm

SMUS Education Extension is running spring break camps again this year and they are looking for volunteers. They need volunteers who would like to help out with a baking camp and a sports camp for children that takes place the week of March 20-24. The baking camp runs from 9 a.m. to noon and the sports camp

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Athletics Week in Review: February 16

News - Thu, 02/16/2017 - 8:59am

Volleyball The Grade 6 girls volleyball team wrapped up their season by hosting their final Jamboree on Valentine’s Day. Throughout the entire recreational season, the athletes were all very motivated to learn the fundamentals and showed wonderful progress in playing as a team. The goal of their games was to have fun. And they did,

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Dream Big Stories: Ms. Susan Vachon

News - Fri, 02/10/2017 - 1:10pm

One of the most important parts of a SMUS education is our focus on personalized learning. For more than 15 years – even before there was a name for it – personalization was seen as integral in ensuring each student’s success. And that success couldn’t have been possible without your support through the annual Dream Big fund. “The

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SMUS Teacher Feature: Ms. Susan MacDonald

News - Fri, 02/10/2017 - 12:09pm

Senior School English teacher Ms. Susan MacDonald is highlighted in this week's SMUS Teacher Feature

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Service Opportunities – February 9

News - Thu, 02/09/2017 - 12:30pm

The BC Cancer Agency has openings for volunteers in their cafe, in hospitality, as a new patient host, and in the chemotherapy room. Please contact Volunteer Services at viccvolunteers@bccancer.bc.ca or 250-519-5500 ext. 693747. You can also apply online. Beacon Hill Villa is a care home located in James Bay. They are always looking for volunteers

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SMUS in the News: Symons Family Helps Mark BMO Bicentennial in Oak Bay

News - Tue, 02/07/2017 - 1:12pm

"When Michael [Symons] was going through some family boxes, he came across a special half-penny Bank of Montreal token from 1844, which he gifted to the BMO branch."

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Choosing the Right High School Courses at SMUS

News - Fri, 02/03/2017 - 2:32pm

Senior School students will soon pick their classes for next year. Before they do, we're hosting a Course Information Evening (Feb. 7) to help students and parents learn about choosing the right high school courses

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SMUS Teacher Feature: Ms. Jennifer Leyh

News - Fri, 02/03/2017 - 8:34am

Grade 1 teacher Ms. Jennifer Leyh is highlighted in this week's SMUS Teacher Feature

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Service Opportunities – February 2

News - Thu, 02/02/2017 - 3:04pm

The Friends of Uplands Park “No Ivy League” is instrumental in the removal of invasive species from the park. They meet every Sunday from 1-3 p.m. (from February 5 to March 26). Please meet at Cattle Point at the first boat ramp. Tools, gloves and tips are provided. For more information contact Margaret at 250-595-8084. No need to

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Athletics Week in Review: January 31

News - Tue, 01/31/2017 - 11:23am

Basketball, volleyball and squash are covered in this week's SMUS Athletics Weekly

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AP Students Map Their Family’s Migration History

News - Mon, 01/30/2017 - 2:02pm

AP Human Geography students learn about migration by researching and mapping their family histories

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SMUS in the News: Fuailefau ’10 and McCloskey ’10 at Wellington Sevens

News - Mon, 01/30/2017 - 10:31am

Alumni Mike Fuailefau ’10 and Luke McCloskey '10 help Canada to a fourth-place finish at the 2017 Wellington Sevens tournament

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Service Opportunities – January 27

News - Fri, 01/27/2017 - 2:00pm

The Heights at Mt. View – Baptist Housing is looking for volunteers for their Music and Memory Program. Volunteers will assist program participants (all participants have dementia) in finding music they enjoy. You will also create and edit playlists for them and check in and monitor their responses to different music. Volunteers will also assist

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SMUS Teacher Feature: Mr. George Floyd

News - Fri, 01/27/2017 - 10:14am

Middle School science and technology teacher Mr. George Floyd is highlighted in this week's SMUS Teacher Feature

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