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Athletics Week in Review: March 14

News - Thu, 03/14/2019 - 8:03am

Basketball, squash, rugby and soccer are featured in the last Athletics Week of Review of the winter sports season

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The Winner of The Best School Year Ever 2019 is…

News - Mon, 03/11/2019 - 3:10pm

Find out who won The Best School Year Ever contest and a scholarship to SMUS for the 2019-20 school year

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Stories of Hope and Humanity

News - Fri, 03/08/2019 - 5:59pm

As I hung up the phone with alumnus Leah Sparkman ’17, I felt a strong sense of hope and gratitude. Leah is one of four Nativity Award recipients and one of hundreds of SMUS students who graduate because of the generosity of our endowment donors. Each endowment fund comes with a story of hope and […]

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Personal Reflections on Mamma Mia!

News - Fri, 03/08/2019 - 2:26pm

Head of School Mr. Mark Turner reflects on last weekend's Senior School musical and the talent involved in making the show a reality

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Behind the Scenes of Seussical the SMUSical

News - Fri, 03/08/2019 - 12:00pm

We chat with some of the talented young performers in this year's Middle School musical, Seussical

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The Lasting Impact of Financial Assistance

News - Fri, 03/08/2019 - 10:11am

Financial assistance helps bring amazing students to SMUS, and a SMUS education has a lasting impact on their lives

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SMUS in the News: Aysha Emmerson ’18 to Attend UN Session on Status of Women

News - Fri, 03/08/2019 - 9:33am

Alumnus Aysha Emmerson '18 was recently selected by Zonta International to attend the the 63rd Session of the Commission of the Status of Women

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Service Opportunities – March 8

News - Fri, 03/08/2019 - 9:12am

The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award crew are helping out at some upcoming events and they need volunteers to help (even if you are not doing the award you are welcome!) TC10K Run – Sunday, April 28 Start/Finish Line (10 people) – 5-9:30 a.m. (4.5 hours) “Ask me” volunteers (6 people) – 6:30-10:30 a.m. (4 hours) […]

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Saying Goodbye to Our 2018 Retirees

News - Mon, 03/04/2019 - 12:07pm

We say farewell to the faculty and staff who retired in 2018 and look back on their time at our school

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Inspiring the Next Generation

News - Fri, 03/01/2019 - 5:59pm

A great asset of a school like SMUS is having an amazing community of talent and expertise to draw upon to enrich our programs. This is especially important for experiential education programs, which are designed to inspire students with what life could be like beyond high school. I’m therefore delighted that SMUS will welcome alumnus […]

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Behind the Scenes of Mamma Mia!

News - Fri, 03/01/2019 - 12:18pm

We sit down with the four talented students playing the lead roles in this year's Senior School musical, Mamma Mia!

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SMUS Teacher Feature: Mr. David Enns

News - Fri, 03/01/2019 - 9:00am

Middle School band teacher – and director of Seussical – Mr. David Enns is highlighted in our latest Teacher Feature

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Service Opportunities – February 28

News - Thu, 02/28/2019 - 3:00pm

The SMUS Book Drive is looking for volunteers to help out with the sale next week. They need help to: Organize books on March 4 and 5 Set up on March 6 Sell books on March 7 and 8 Pack up on March 10 There is an online sign up form. Please email [email protected], [email protected], […]

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Athletics Week in Review: February 26

News - Tue, 02/26/2019 - 2:17pm

Basketball and squash are featured in the latest Athletics Week in Review

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Thank You for the Music: Previewing Mamma Mia!

News - Fri, 02/22/2019 - 9:57am

Cast members in our upcoming Senior School musical, Mamma Mia!, reflect on their time performing in the show

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Ode to the Snow Day Decision

News - Fri, 02/22/2019 - 9:38am

Ode to the Snow Day Decision By Mr. Andy Rodford It’s been a snow day, the first in many years, breaking records so they say. The staff stayed home like the students in their care and enjoyed an extended Sunday. Victoria is our Florida where we send winter texts of flowers and lawn mowing. But […]

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Students reflect on Global Play Day

News - Fri, 02/22/2019 - 8:55am

On February 8, students at the Junior School celebrated Global Play Day. Global Play Day is an opportunity for the Junior School to highlight the importance of play in the lives of children. For the last hour of the day the children are allowed to move freely through the Junior School and choose their play […]

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Service Opportunities – February 21

News - Thu, 02/21/2019 - 12:25pm

Do you love event planning? The Victoria West Community Association is seeking passionate people to join their Projects and Events Committee. You can be a part of a team that plans events such as Vic West Fest, Breakfast with Santa, Halloween Fun-Fest, and many others. Contact [email protected] for more information! Capital City Comic Con is […]

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The Next Generation of City Planners

News - Thu, 02/21/2019 - 10:00am

This article originally appeared in the Winter 2018 issue of School Ties. by Kyle Slavin If you were given the challenge of redesigning an important urban space, what would you do? This was the question alumnus Alec Johnston ’98, a Senior Planner with the City of Victoria, posed to a group of creative Middle School students. […]

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An Essential Ingredient in Our Learning Culture

News - Fri, 02/15/2019 - 5:59pm

Despite the impromptu two-day winter wonderland pause this week, the faculty at SMUS spent Thursday afternoon engaged in learning and collaboration while our students headed into the long Family Day weekend. Although the professional development days are few and scattered across the calendar, they are an essential ingredient in our learning culture. We know that […]

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