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Opa! Grade 8 Students Return from Unforgettable Greece Trip

Fri, 07/19/2019 - 10:50am

After learning about Greece in school, a group of Grade 8 students travelled to the Mediterranean country at the start of Summer Break

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SMUS in the News: SMUS Athletes to Represent BC at Rugby Championships

Fri, 07/19/2019 - 7:59am

Five SMUS rugby players were named to the Girls' and Boys' provincial teams to represent BC at next month's U18 Western Championships

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SMUS in the News: Jackson Rothwell ’19 Wins BC Amateur Golf Championship

Tue, 07/16/2019 - 9:10am

Jackson Rothwell '19 won the BC Amateur Golf Championship in Pemberton on July 12

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SMUS in the News: Anna Mollenhauer ’17 Joins Team Canada for Field Hockey Olympic Qualifiers

Thu, 06/27/2019 - 3:15pm

Anna Mollenhauer '17 has been representing Canada at the Hockey Series Finals in Spain, a qualifying tournament for the Olympics

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2019 Junior School Closing Ceremonies

Thu, 06/27/2019 - 8:05am

Students, teachers and families come together for Closing Ceremonies that mark the end of the 2018-19 school year

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2019 Middle School Closing Ceremonies

Wed, 06/26/2019 - 2:07pm

Our Middle School community celebrates the end of the 2018-19 school year at Closing Ceremonies

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Congratulations to the Class of 2019!

Wed, 06/26/2019 - 2:05pm

Congratulations to the Class of 2019! Watch the complete Graduation Ceremony and read the insightful reflections from valedictorian Matthew Owen-Flood

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End-of-Year Letter to Parents

Fri, 06/21/2019 - 5:55pm

Head of School Mr. Mark Turner looks back on the year and looks ahead to summer and beyond

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Supporting Our Student Athletes

Fri, 06/21/2019 - 9:36am

As we race to the finish line of our Annual Appeal, I am reminded how our athletes across all campuses and sports are impacted by philanthropy. With more than 80 competitive and recreational teams, provincial championships, island championships and national wins, we truly have much to be grateful for. Each year we raise funds through […]

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Reflections From Our Outgoing Head Prefects

Fri, 06/21/2019 - 8:35am

Grade 12 leaders Morgan Warner and Ewan Halliday look back on their year as heads of the Prefect Council

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Grade 6 Students Pitch Proposals to Redesign SMUS

Thu, 06/20/2019 - 3:00pm

A cross-curricular project sees Middle School students redesigning their school with an eye on sustainability

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Student Ideas, Real-World Answers

Fri, 06/14/2019 - 5:55pm

June is an exciting month at SMUS with various closing celebrations and exhibitions of learning. Across our program, parents and students are invited to share in demonstrations and displays of student work and performances. These culminating experiences are engaging and exciting, and I often marvel at the calibre of work on display and the presentation […]

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Three Students Recognized in National Poetry Contest

Fri, 06/14/2019 - 9:11am

Three SMUS students were recognized with the League of Canadian Poets' Jessamy Stursberg Poetry Prize

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Athletic Awards 2019

Thu, 06/13/2019 - 9:46am

As the 2018-19 athletics season came to a close, we recognized some of our Senior School athletes at our annual Athletic Awards Banquet

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SMUS in the News: Students Raise Awareness on World Oceans Day

Tue, 06/11/2019 - 1:32pm

Grade 4 students took part in World Oceans Day by helping to educate the public about the impact humans have on our oceans

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Students to Spend Summer Working as Cancer Researchers

Fri, 06/07/2019 - 8:06am

Two Grade 11 students will spend their summer working on groundbreaking cancer research at the BC Cancer Agency in Victoria. Christian Turpin and Kevin Zhang were selected as interns to participate in the agency’s Xavier Pelletier High School Internship Program. The duo, along with two other students from Vancouver Island high schools, will “explore cancer […]

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Get Your Brain Fit for Exams

Thu, 06/06/2019 - 12:37pm

Imagine this: you’re launched into the future and neuroscientists tell you that physical activity is just as important for your brain as it is for your body. You must get back and deliver this exciting information! Lucky for you, the year is 2019 and this is exactly what research is telling us. “Exercise primes the […]

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SMUS in the News: Prime Minister Reads Letter from University School Grad at D-Day Event

Thu, 06/06/2019 - 11:17am

To mark the 75th anniversary of D-Day, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau shared the story of Lt.-Col. Cecil Merrit, a University School grad from 1923

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Service Opportunities – June 6

Thu, 06/06/2019 - 10:17am

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 also need help in their […]

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Sunsets and Smiles

Fri, 05/31/2019 - 5:55pm

This past Sunday our boarding community gathered for the first of what will be several “this is the last time we do this together moments” with our final House Games and community dinner of the year. These events involve the entire community, which includes boarding students and houseparents. While this is not the last time […]

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