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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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Service Opportunities – May 16

News - Thu, 05/16/2019 - 8:58am

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 Soap for Hope program provides […]

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The Halls are Alive With the Sound of Music

News - Fri, 05/10/2019 - 5:59pm

No matter what time of day you walk through the Middle School, you are almost certain to be greeted by the sound of music drifting through the hallways. It may be the low, strong sound of a double bass rising up from the strings room, or it might be the beat of our percussionists or […]

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4 Tips for Supporting Your Child’s Mental Health

News - Thu, 05/09/2019 - 1:36pm

Personal Counsellor Ms. Allison Peace offers invaluable tips for parents to support their child's mental health

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Service Opportunities – May 9

News - Thu, 05/09/2019 - 12:18pm

The Story Studio is a really cool program that goes into primary classrooms to help students create, write and publish stories. A nearby Kindergarten class at George Jay Elementary needs volunteers to come in to help the students with this program. You will be helping to keep kids on track and to help scribe for […]

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VIDEO: French Students Deliver at Public Speaking Competition

News - Thu, 05/09/2019 - 12:16pm

Watch Middle School students Bianca and Samantha perform their award-winning Concours d'art oratoire speeches

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Alumni Entrepreneurs Inspire Our Grade 3 Inventors

News - Thu, 05/09/2019 - 10:25am

SMUS grads Joseph and Jure Erlic, inventors of HoopLight, speak with our Grade 3 students about inventing a product

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Diligence and Focus

News - Fri, 05/03/2019 - 5:59pm

Academic achievement is one of the key strengths of a SMUS education. Lately I’ve been marvelling at the accomplishments of students across our school. There is amazing work and learning happening in Kindergarten through Grade 12. The months of April, May and June require an increased level of resilience and commitment to finish the year […]

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SMUS in the News: Celebrating 25 Years of the Rees Rugby Boot Game Rivalry

News - Fri, 05/03/2019 - 1:44pm

CHEK News previews the 25th rugby Boot Game happening on May 4

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Service Opportunities – May 2

News - Thu, 05/02/2019 - 1:37pm

The Breast Cancer Society of Canada needs volunteers at their annual Mother’s Day Walk on Sunday May 12. Breast cancer remains the most common cancer among Canadian women. Every breast cancer patient is different and through research they have learned that a one-size fits all approach to treatment does not work for everyone. The money […]

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Middle School Math is All About Problem Solving

News - Thu, 05/02/2019 - 1:06pm

Middle School math at St. Michaels University School helps students develop the skills to persevere through problem solving

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Athletics Week in Review: April 30

News - Tue, 04/30/2019 - 3:17pm

Badminton, golf, rowing, rugby, soccer, tennis, and track and field are highlighted in this edition of the Athletics Week in Review

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Celebrating 25 Years of the Boot Game Rugby Rivalry

News - Fri, 04/26/2019 - 10:13am

Alumni Weekend marks the 25th SMUS vs. Oak Bay rugby Boot Game, named in honour of Gareth Rees '85

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Spring Break Service Trip 2019: Tanzania

News - Fri, 04/26/2019 - 10:06am

Grade 10 student Devon Mills reflects on the Spring Break service trip to Tanzania

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Service Opportunities – April 26

News - Fri, 04/26/2019 - 7:29am

Broadmead Senior Care is looking for a Garden Club Volunteer. If you have a green thumb, come out and help residents grow beautiful flowers and tasty vegetables. Gardening gives residents an opportunity to engage their senses and feel a sense of accomplishment. If you are interested please contact Carson at 250-658-3205 or at [email protected] The […]

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Athletics Week in Review: April 23

News - Tue, 04/23/2019 - 10:45am

It was a jam packed couple of weeks on the athletic front, with athletes representing SMUS in no fewer than eight sports. Badminton The badminton team split a pair of league games, dropping Claremont 7-4 but not quite able to record a second straight win over Mount Douglas. Lucy Zhu and Jerry Liu played solidly, […]

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Service Opportunities – April 18

News - Thu, 04/18/2019 - 12:32pm

Alumni Weekend is coming up and the SMUS Archives needs some help to get the trophies and silver cups polished, shiny and ready to be on display! They are having sessions on Saturday, April 27 from 10 am to noon, and on Sunday April 28 from 1 to 3 pm Please email Ms. Waksel at [email protected] if […]

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