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Building a Student Community in Boarding

Fri, 09/13/2019 - 11:36am

Student leaders help their fellow housemates find a home and build a caring community at boarding school

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Leading and Learning at the Junior School

Fri, 09/13/2019 - 11:34am

Mrs. Becky Anderson, Junior School Director, writes about the SMUS-hosted Reggio-Inspired Summer Institute that drew educators from all over BC

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Athletics Summer in Review

Fri, 09/13/2019 - 8:56am

When the school year came to a close in June, many of our student athletes did not take the summer off. Along with many of our alumni, some students continued their training through the summer, while others spent part of their break competing at the provincial and national levels in a variety of sports. Basketball […]

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Service Opportunities – September 12

Thu, 09/12/2019 - 12:37pm

The Burnside Gorge Community Association is hosting a fun community Halloween event called the Monster Mash on Saturday, Oct. 26. They have fun and games, music, and refreshments for kids and families. There are various volunteer positions available including spooky greeters, snack and refreshment volunteers, activity leaders, and clean up crew. For more details, contact […]

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Virtue of the Month: Friendliness

Thu, 09/12/2019 - 10:01am

Character development is a central component of your child’s education at SMUS. At the Junior School character education is woven into everything we do. We draw heavily on the work of Linda Kavelin Popov, whose Virtues Project has inspired and empowered both adults and children to live by their highest values, in diverse cultures around […]

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Welcome to the 2019-20 School Year

Fri, 09/06/2019 - 12:50pm

Head of School Mr. Mark Turner welcomes the community to the 2019-20 school year and provides an update on the Strategic Plan

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GALLERY: First Week of the 2019-20 School Year

Fri, 09/06/2019 - 9:30am

The first week of school has been jam-packed full of fun and memorable moments for students and teachers

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Introducing Adrienne Davidson, Director of Advancement & Campaigns

Fri, 09/06/2019 - 9:15am

Get to know Adrienne Davidson, our new Director of Advancement & Campaigns

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Ask SMUS: What’s Changed About the SMUS Smartphone Policy?

Fri, 08/30/2019 - 8:30am

Mr. Ritch Primrose writes about the phone policy at the Senior School that prioritizes student health and wellness

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Meet Kenzi and Max, Our 2019-20 Head Prefects

Fri, 08/30/2019 - 8:15am

Meet Kenzi and Max, the two Grade 12 students who were elected to be our Head Prefects for the 2019-20 school year

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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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