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Service Opportunities – October 19

News - Thu, 10/19/2017 - 1:51pm

The Parents’ Auxiliary is hosting their annual Junior School Fall Family Fun Fest Halloween Extravaganza, which will take place in the SMUS double gym on Saturday, Oct. 21 from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. Last year they had a great turnout of student volunteers and hope to have the same again this year. The link to […]

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How Will No Letter Grades from K-8 Impact My Child’s University Applications?

News - Thu, 10/19/2017 - 12:35pm

University Counsellor Ms. Kate Knight explains how having no letter grades at the Middle School can have a positive impact down the road at university

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VIDEO: Aysha Emmerson Talks Acceptance and Inspiration at WE Day Vancouver

News - Thu, 10/19/2017 - 8:59am

Head Girl Aysha Emmerson spoke at WE Day Vancouver about acceptance, mental health and the power people have to support and inspire others

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Athletics Week in Review: October 19

News - Thu, 10/19/2017 - 8:22am

Another busy sporting week came and went, with local league schedules winding down and teams jockeying for playoff positioning. Cross-Country The Senior cross-country team hosted the annual Cedar Hill race last week. Under beautiful sunny skies, more than 30 participants took part in what many consider the hardest race of the season. Aysha Emmerson, Emily […]

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SMUS in the News: Grade 2 Student Pitches ‘Levidrome’ as a New Word

News - Mon, 10/16/2017 - 11:00am

A Grade 2 SMUS student wants to get 'levidrome' into the dictionary. The Times Colonist highlights the definition and story of how levidrome came to be

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SMUS Teacher Feature: Mrs. Beth Johnston

News - Fri, 10/13/2017 - 2:18pm

Chemistry teacher Mrs. Beth Johnston is highlighted in this week's Teacher Feature. She's also opening up her classroom as part of Fall Spark Open House on Oct. 20

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When is the Deadline for University Applications?

News - Fri, 10/13/2017 - 7:53am

We break down the whens and whats of university applications so students and parents don't stress as deadlines approach

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Service Opportunities – October 12

News - Thu, 10/12/2017 - 2:46pm

Once again, Habitat for Humanity is putting on the Gingerbread Showcase. These are no ordinary gingerbread houses! The event brings together professional and amateur bakers from Vancouver Island and highlights their creativity while supporting the work of Habitat Victoria. They need Volunteer Ambassadors from November 18 to January 2. Various shifts are available. This year […]

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Athletics Week in Review: October 11

News - Wed, 10/11/2017 - 1:33pm

Soccer, cross-country, volleyball, rugby and field hockey are covered in this edition of the SMUS Athletics Weekly

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SMUS Teacher Feature: Mrs. Sarah Donatelli

News - Fri, 10/06/2017 - 1:19pm

Middle School teacher Mrs. Sarah Donatelli is highlighted in this week's SMUS Teacher Feature

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Service Opportunities – October 5

News - Thu, 10/05/2017 - 1:06pm

Artemis Place Secondary School needs help setting up their on-site clothing and accessory Boutique. They need 2-3 people who can help to organize, tidy and sort clothes, as well as dress up a mannequin to highlight certain outfits. They need someone for about one hour a week after school on Tuesday or Thursday, or on […]

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Athletics Week in Review: October 4

News - Wed, 10/04/2017 - 2:06pm

The fall sports season continued on many fronts, with SMUS teams beginning league play and competing in various invitational tournaments or jamborees. October promises to be a big month, as the Blue Jags manoeuvre for playoff positions. Soccer In the space of a week, the Junior boys soccer team, led by Callum Colgate and Julian […]

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Grade 10 Students Sail Aboard the Pacific Swift (VIDEO)

News - Fri, 09/29/2017 - 2:46pm

Climb aboard the Pacific Swift with Grade 10 students who are learning outside the classroom! Watch them talk about their outdoor ed sailing experience

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Ask SMUS: Why Are There No Letter Grades On My Child’s Report Card?

News - Fri, 09/29/2017 - 1:40pm

Director of Academics Ms. Denise Lamarche talks about the shift this year to have no letter grades on Middle School report cards

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Should My Child Submit an Early Application to U.S. Colleges?

News - Thu, 09/28/2017 - 2:11pm

Early application to U.S. colleges can be a confusing subject for Canadian students. We break down the details to help you understand the admissions process to American schools

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Service Opportunities – September 28

News - Thu, 09/28/2017 - 10:51am

The Parents’ Auxiliary is hosting their annual Junior School Fall Fest Halloween Extravaganza, which will take place in the SMUS double gym on Saturday, Oct. 21 from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. Last year they had a great turnout of student volunteers and hope to have the same again this year. The link to the sign-up […]

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Athletics Week in Review: September 27

News - Wed, 09/27/2017 - 2:43pm

Cross-country, squash, field hockey, volleyball and rugby are highlighted in this edition of the SMUS Athletics Week in Review

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SMUS in the News: Simon Ibell ’96 Remembered at Vikes Championship Breakfast

News - Tue, 09/26/2017 - 1:43pm

The Times Colonist highlights the annual UVic Vikes breakfast, where teacher and coach Ian Hyde-Lay delivered the keynote address on behalf of and in memory of alumnus Simon Ibell

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The Best School Year Ever is Back and Bigger Than Ever!

News - Fri, 09/22/2017 - 2:45pm

This year The Best School Year Ever® contest is awarding 20 boarding scholarships to high school students from North America

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Grade 6s Head to Camp Thunderbird for Outdoor Education Trip

News - Fri, 09/22/2017 - 12:35pm

Grade 6 students Damon and Michael write about their fun outdoor education trip to Camp Thunderbird

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