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Grateful to You, and Thankful for May

Fri, 05/07/2021 - 2:20pm

Our school reached an important milestone amid a complicated school year, in great part because of the many community members who stepped up

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Meet Jonathan and Devon, Our 2021-22 Head Prefects

Fri, 05/07/2021 - 11:45am

Meet Jonathan and Devon, the two Grade 11 students who were elected to be our Head Prefects for the 2021-22 school year

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Grade 7 Geography Buff Named Among the Best in Canada

Fri, 05/07/2021 - 8:55am

Grade 7 student Liam S. is one of the top globally minded students in Canada after qualifying for nationals in the Canadian Geographic Challenge

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Values and Sports

Fri, 04/30/2021 - 2:25pm

The Olympic Club is about more than athletics, as students learn important history and develop skills in critical thinking, creativity and more

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Building Empathy with Cardboard, Glue and Sparkly Jewels 

Fri, 04/30/2021 - 10:50am

Alison Galloway highlights how hands-on projects help students develop our Portrait of a Learner traits

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Grade 9 Student Composer Debuts “Cyclonic Counterpoint”

Fri, 04/30/2021 - 9:08am

Grade 9 student Houtian Zhong composed and conducted his latest piece, "Cyclonic Counterpoint," with the help of SMUS strings performers

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A Letter to Parents

Fri, 04/23/2021 - 2:25pm

Head of School Mark Turner looks ahead to the 2021-22 school year and the importance of recognizing SMUS's 50-year Jubilee

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Encouraging Children to Find Their Creative Spark

Fri, 04/23/2021 - 10:51am

Art at the Junior School helps foster the innate ability for students to express themselves visually through the language of art

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Learning to Lead

Fri, 04/23/2021 - 9:55am

Raechel Jones highlights the Grade 11 Leadership Program and how students uncover their leadership skills, ahead of our Head Prefect elections

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Good Neighbours: Our School’s Relationship With Local Peoples

Fri, 04/16/2021 - 2:25pm

Keven Fletcher shares some of the pieces tied to our intentional journey building authentic and respectful relationships with our local Indigenous Peoples

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A Celebration 50 Years in the Making

Fri, 04/16/2021 - 11:05am

September 2021 will kick off a year's worth of celebrations that recognize 50 years since the amalgamation of St. Michael's School and University School

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Making the Most of Summer 2021

Fri, 04/16/2021 - 8:54am

Ruth McGhee highlights different programs and ways for high school students to work ahead on planning for post-secondary

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Preparing for the Unpredictable

Fri, 04/09/2021 - 2:25pm

Director of Academics Denise Lamarche highlights how we are confident and prepared to shift to remote learning should it be required

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GALLERY: Back from Spring Break

Fri, 04/09/2021 - 11:00am

Check out a photo gallery featuring shots of our Junior, Middle and Senior School students from the first week back after Spring Break

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Coastal Cleanup

Wed, 04/07/2021 - 11:00am

When the pandemic hit BC's tourism industry, Maureen Gordon ’88 helped spearhead a cleanup of BC's Great Bear Rainforest

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SMUS Spring Break Roundup

Thu, 04/01/2021 - 9:00am

As we look toward the return from Spring Break, we provide a roundup of some student and alumni updates from the past couple of weeks

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VIDEO: A Spring Break Message

Fri, 03/19/2021 - 2:25pm

As we enter Spring Break, Mark Turner reflects on the last few months of school and looks ahead to the final stretch of the 2020-21 school year

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Through Their Eyes: Exploring the Past from Multiple Perspectives

Fri, 03/19/2021 - 1:12pm

David Lynch highlights the redesigned Grade 10 Social Studies course that brings multiple perspectives and voices into students' learning

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GALLERY: Spring Has Sprung

Fri, 03/19/2021 - 12:18pm

Check out a gallery of photos from our Junior, Middle and Senior Schools showcasing what has been happening in the weeks leading up to Spring Break

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Finding Brightness in the Past 12 Months

Fri, 03/12/2021 - 2:15pm

Despite the challenges and hardship brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic, there are bright spots to recognize from the past year

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