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REVIEW: Opening Night of Ragtime

News - Fri, 02/24/2017 - 3:21pm

Senior School students – and members of the pit orchestra – review the Senior School musical, Ragtime

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Futures – Teaching Excellence

News - Fri, 02/24/2017 - 12:30pm

Head of School Bob Snowden writes about teaching excellence in his ongoing series on the future of education

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Athletics Week in Review: February 24

News - Fri, 02/24/2017 - 8:08am

Squash, basketball and swimming are covered in this week's SMUS Athletics Review

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Service Opportunities – February 23

News - Thu, 02/23/2017 - 3:07pm

This Sunday, Shaw TV will be filming the Friends of Uplands Park that are helping to remove Ivy. They would love to have as many people as possible there. Tools, gloves, and refreshments supplied. It will be on Sunday, Feb. 26 from 1-3 p.m.. Meet at Cattle Point just after the first boat ramp. Look

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SMUS in the News: Natasha Kis-Toth ’18 at World Cup Fencing in Richmond

News - Wed, 02/22/2017 - 1:42pm

February 22, 2017 Richmond News Natasha Kis-Toth ’18 The Pulse: En Garde

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SMUS in the News: Ragtime’s Message Still Rings True

News - Sat, 02/18/2017 - 8:49am

Saanich News promos the Senior School production of Ragtime, and the important message the show presents

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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 [email protected] 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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