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Every Student, Every Opportunity

Fri, 10/19/2018 - 6:00pm

Shara Campsall provides an introduction to this year's Annual Appeal campaign: "Every Student, Every Opportunity".

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Talking Peanut Butter with Business Students

Fri, 10/19/2018 - 10:48am

Jill Van Gyn, a former SMUS student and entrepreneur, spoke to our Business Education 10 class

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SMUS Teacher Feature: Mr. Gordon Chan

Fri, 10/19/2018 - 10:00am

Junior School teacher Mr. Gordon Chan is highlighted in the latest SMUS Teacher Feature

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Service Opportunities – October 19

Fri, 10/19/2018 - 7:46am

The Shaw Centre for the Salish Sea is looking or volunteers in Sidney. If you are 13-18 years old and are are interested in volunteering on an ongoing basis, you can apply to work as a volunteer naturalist who greets and educates visitors in the aquarium. Learn about the Salish Sea Bioregion and have fun […]

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SMUS in the News: Kristina Bergman ’97 is a Trailblazer in Seattle’s Tech Industry

Tue, 10/16/2018 - 1:11pm

Seattle Business magazine features Kristina Bergman in a series highlighting women who are trailblazers in their profession

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Open House Season is Here

Fri, 10/12/2018 - 6:00pm

Paul Leslie, Director of Admissions and Engagement, previews what families can expect from Fall Spark Open House.

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SMUS in the News: Grade 3 Student’s ‘Levidrome’ Pitch Still Going Strong

Fri, 10/12/2018 - 2:21pm

One year after first pitching his word 'levidrome', Grade 3 student Levi continues to push to get the term added to the dictionary

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Grade 12 Student Earns Youth Philanthropy Award Nomination

Fri, 10/12/2018 - 11:05am

Student Diya Courty-Stephens is nominated for a philanthropy award for starting an organization that aims to reduce food waste

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What is School Spirit?

Fri, 10/12/2018 - 9:17am

The Prefect Council enlists students from Kindergarten to Grade 12 – and our Head of School – to define 'school spirit' at SMUS

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Service Opportunities – October 11

Thu, 10/11/2018 - 12:01pm

The Burnside Gorge Community Centre needs volunteers for their Santa’s Pancake Breakfast on Saturday, Dec. 8 from 9–11:30 a.m. Santa’s Pancake Breakfast is an annual Christmas event for families, featuring musical entertainment, crafts and activities, a delicious pancake breakfast and photos with Santa! Volunteer positions: • Clean-up Crew • Craft & Activity Leaders • Greeters […]

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SMUS in the News: Junior School Student Inspires Orange Shirt Day Action

Wed, 10/10/2018 - 11:54am

The Oak Bay News highlights Orange Shirt Day at the Junior School, spearheaded by one of our Grade 4 students

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Gratitude and Community at Thanksgiving

Fri, 10/05/2018 - 6:00pm

Incredibly, the Thanksgiving Weekend is already upon us. I am sure that everyone can agree that the opening weeks of the school year are very full! This is an intentional effort to engage our students as quickly as possible in everything we do, as research tells us that engaged students are the most successful in […]

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The Importance of Boarding

Fri, 10/05/2018 - 9:48am

Mr. Mark Turner discusses why boarding students are important for the whole St. Michaels University School community

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Good Neighbours: Marking Orange Shirt Day at SMUS

Fri, 10/05/2018 - 9:05am

Rev. Keven Fletcher writes about marking Orange Shirt Day and our commitment to building authentic relationships with our local peoples

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Portrait of the Learner: Helping Students Find Balance in Their Busy Lives

Fri, 10/05/2018 - 8:34am

Middle School students learn the importance of finding balance in their lives to help set them up for academic success

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Service Opportunities – October 4

Thu, 10/04/2018 - 2:47pm

Volunteer for the Oaklands Breakfast with Santa! This event is on December 15 from 9 to 11 am. This super fun breakfast is for young children to come out and have a special pancake breakfast and then visit with Santa. Each child goes home with a toy! Volunteer shifts are 2 hours long and will […]

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Athletics Week in Review: October 4

Thu, 10/04/2018 - 12:27pm

Soccer, field hockey, volleyball, rugby and rowing are highlighted in the latest Athletics Week in Review

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Indicators from the CAIS Accreditation Report

Fri, 09/28/2018 - 6:00pm

Head of School Mr. Mark Turner writes about our school's recent CAIS accreditation

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SMUS Teacher Feature: Mr. Reagan Daly

Fri, 09/28/2018 - 1:25pm

Teacher, houseparent and Head of Experiential Education, Mr. Reagan Daly is highlighted in this week's SMUS Teacher Feature

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Before and After: Why Families Choose SMUS

Fri, 09/28/2018 - 10:52am

Mr. Paul Leslie, Director of Admissions, writes about the role SMUS plays in transforming students

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