SMUS Review

‘Now is the Time to Take Action on Climate Change’

News - Fri, 10/11/2019 - 9:50am

This week's Senior School chapel featured our Green Team and sustainability prefects talking about sustainability and climate change

The post ‘Now is the Time to Take Action on Climate Change’ appeared first on SMUSpaper.

A Warm Welcome Awaits

News - Fri, 10/11/2019 - 9:30am

Long before a student finds herself sitting in a Crothall classroom, playing a violin in the Schaffter Hall strings room, or working in the Imagination Lab at the Junior School, she and her family would have done extensive research on SMUS. Before my current association with SMUS, I remember being swayed at a dinner party […]

The post A Warm Welcome Awaits appeared first on SMUSpaper.

Welcome to the New SMUS Photo Gallery

News - Thu, 10/10/2019 - 12:54pm

The new SMUS Photo Gallery gives you access to more than 360,000 photos taken over nearly two decades

The post Welcome to the New SMUS Photo Gallery appeared first on SMUSpaper.

Service Opportunities – October 10

News - Thu, 10/10/2019 - 10:46am

Soap for Hope needs help in their warehouse, making kits and organizing donations. The Soap for Hope program provides hygiene kits to local shelters, transitional homes, food banks and low income seniors in many communities on Vancouver Island. They do this by working with hotels to gather their gently used amenities. Volunteers then reprocess these […]

The post Service Opportunities – October 10 appeared first on SMUSpaper.

Rodford’s Rules for Life

News - Fri, 10/04/2019 - 9:45am

Deputy Head of School Andy Rodford writes about his Rules for Life that fuel many of his conversations with students

The post Rodford’s Rules for Life appeared first on SMUSpaper.

GALLERY: A Week of Community and Service

News - Fri, 10/04/2019 - 9:06am

Check out a gallery of photos from the past week of events that highlight community and service

The post GALLERY: A Week of Community and Service appeared first on SMUSpaper.

Service Opportunities – October 3

News - Thu, 10/03/2019 - 10:46am

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Victoria is looking for in-school mentors. You will be paired with an elementary school-aged child and you visit with your ‘mentee’ once a week for one hour during school hours at their school. The In-School Mentoring Program provides youth with a role model and a friend to talk to (within […]

The post Service Opportunities – October 3 appeared first on SMUSpaper.

SMUS in the News: Dr. Curran Crawford ’96 Looks at Converting CO2 to Rock

News - Wed, 10/02/2019 - 10:09am

Dr. Curran Crawford '96 speaks with the CBC about his work to reduce carbon emissions from the global atmosphere

The post SMUS in the News: Dr. Curran Crawford ’96 Looks at Converting CO2 to Rock appeared first on SMUSpaper.

SMUS in the News: Emiliano Iturriaga ’09-’10 Wins $1 Million Hult Prize

News - Wed, 10/02/2019 - 10:05am

Emiliano Iturriaga '09-'10 and his eco-tourism start-up, Rutopía, wins the 2019 Hult Prize

The post SMUS in the News: Emiliano Iturriaga ’09-’10 Wins $1 Million Hult Prize appeared first on SMUSpaper.

Athletics Week in Review: October 2

News - Wed, 10/02/2019 - 8:58am

Cross country, field hockey, rowing, soccer, squash and volleyball are highlighted in our latest Athletics Week in Review

The post Athletics Week in Review: October 2 appeared first on SMUSpaper.

What is an Appropriate Way to Mark Orange Shirt Day?

News - Fri, 09/27/2019 - 11:53am

In 1973, Phyllis Webstad arrived at the St. Joseph Mission Residential School in Williams Lake, British Columbia. Having just turned six years old and sporting a brand new, bright orange shirt from her grandmother, Phyllis remembers how excited she was to be attending school. Instead, on that first day, her clothes were taken and not […]

The post What is an Appropriate Way to Mark Orange Shirt Day? appeared first on SMUSpaper.

5 Public Speaking Tips for Children

News - Fri, 09/27/2019 - 11:31am

Speeches from our Grade 5 students highlight how young children can gain the skills to be confident public speakers

The post 5 Public Speaking Tips for Children appeared first on SMUSpaper.

Service Opportunities – September 26

News - Thu, 09/26/2019 - 12:17pm

TP the Town Victoria is a one day event where 22 participating grocery stores put toilet paper on sale for one day. There is a team of volunteers at each store who encourage people to donate toilet paper or make a financial contribution to The Mustard Seed Street Church. Toilet paper is the single most […]

The post Service Opportunities – September 26 appeared first on SMUSpaper.

Athletics Week in Review: September 25

News - Wed, 09/25/2019 - 8:43am

Field hockey, rugby, soccer and volleyball are highlighted in the latest Athletics Week in Review

The post Athletics Week in Review: September 25 appeared first on SMUSpaper.

SMUS in the News: Rashid Al-Abri ’19 Ready for Stanford University

News - Tue, 09/24/2019 - 9:10am

Rashid Al-Abri '19, who came to SMUS from Oman, is featured as he begins post-secondary at Stanford University

The post SMUS in the News: Rashid Al-Abri ’19 Ready for Stanford University appeared first on SMUSpaper.

Celebrating Academic Achievement

News - Fri, 09/20/2019 - 10:42am

Academic excellence continues to be a strength of a SMUS education. Each year, I find that the beginning of the academic year brings considerable joy and excitement. We welcome new and returning students and faculty, and we also celebrate the successes of our students as we receive assessment results through the summer months. This year […]

The post Celebrating Academic Achievement appeared first on SMUSpaper.

Should We Lower the Voting Age in Canada?

News - Fri, 09/20/2019 - 9:45am

'Students of a young age have informed opinions and can make choices that are important to them'

The post Should We Lower the Voting Age in Canada? appeared first on SMUSpaper.

Service Opportunities – September 19

News - Thu, 09/19/2019 - 2:12pm

The Middle School Cross Country team is looking for volunteers from the Senior School to volunteer for a Middle School cross country meet on Thursday, Sept 26. You will be a course marshal and your role is to make sure the runners all stay on the correct course. You will leave the school at 3 […]

The post Service Opportunities – September 19 appeared first on SMUSpaper.

Athletics Week in Review: September 18

News - Wed, 09/18/2019 - 1:53pm

Field hockey and soccer are highlighted in the first SMUS Athletics Week in Review of the 2019-20 school year

The post Athletics Week in Review: September 18 appeared first on SMUSpaper.

What is Our Culture of Philanthropy at SMUS and Why Does it Matter?

News - Fri, 09/13/2019 - 11:40am

Adrienne Davidson, Director of Advancement and Campaigns, highlights how the Annual Appeal is vital to the success of our school

The post What is Our Culture of Philanthropy at SMUS and Why Does it Matter? appeared first on SMUSpaper.

Pages

Subscribe to SMUS aggregator - SMUS Review