News

Subscribe to News feed
Updated: 17 min 12 sec ago

Service Opportunities – May 31

Fri, 05/31/2019 - 7:41am

The Garry Oak Meadows Preservation Society (GOMPS) is looking for a nursery volunteer to assist with plant nursery duties. This include tasks such as weeding, re-potting, and sorting, testing and planting acorns. Training is provided. For more information, please contact Jenny at [email protected] Glengarry Hospital is looking for volunteers to provide friendly conversation for their […]

The post Service Opportunities – May 31 appeared first on SMUSpaper.

Grade 5s Bring Ogre-the-Top Musical to the Stage

Thu, 05/30/2019 - 4:00pm

We chat with a few of the talented young performers in this year's Grade 5 musical, Shrek the Musical JR.

The post Grade 5s Bring Ogre-the-Top Musical to the Stage appeared first on SMUSpaper.

Athletics Week in Review: May 27

Mon, 05/27/2019 - 3:01pm

Golf, rugby, track and field, and our Tennis team's provincial win are highlighted in our latest SMUS Athletics Week in Review

The post Athletics Week in Review: May 27 appeared first on SMUSpaper.

The Ties That Bind

Fri, 05/24/2019 - 5:55pm

After a successful Alumni Weekend and 144 more grads soon to be officially joining the SMUS alumni family, it seems like the perfect time to celebrate the ties that bind this diverse community. It was a rainy night in New York, we had officially wrapped our 2019 alumni reception, and three alumni grads from the […]

The post The Ties That Bind appeared first on SMUSpaper.

Outdoor Education: Learning to Build a Connection with Nature

Fri, 05/24/2019 - 9:33am

Our outdoor education program blurs the line between learning and building a connection with nature

The post Outdoor Education: Learning to Build a Connection with Nature appeared first on SMUSpaper.

MIT: It’s More Than Science and Tech

Fri, 05/24/2019 - 8:56am

Ms. Alison McCallum, Head of University Counselling, reflects on her recent eye-opening visit to MIT in Cambridge, Massachusetts

The post MIT: It’s More Than Science and Tech appeared first on SMUSpaper.

Service Opportunities – May 24

Fri, 05/24/2019 - 7:03am

The Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada is still looking for volunteers for their MS Walk. This year’s walk is this Sunday, May 26 at Cadboro Gyro Park. Join them for a fun and rewarding volunteer experience! Each year thousands of Canadians come together to fundraise and spread awareness for people affected by Multiple Sclerosis. Available […]

The post Service Opportunities – May 24 appeared first on SMUSpaper.

Memories and Connections

Fri, 05/17/2019 - 5:55pm

While students (and staff) head into a well-deserved long Victoria Day weekend break, many students are taking the opportunity to practice their leadership skills this weekend on outdoor trips. On the senior campus, a key highlight for students in Grades 9, 10 and 11 are the annual grade trips. Coordinated by the Outdoor Education team […]

The post Memories and Connections appeared first on SMUSpaper.

A Letter to Parents

Fri, 05/17/2019 - 5:55pm

Dear Parents, I write as the school year is building toward a final crescendo. Exam candidates are in the thick of testing, graduation ceremonies and closing celebrations are being planned, and the final pieces are being placed in the staffing jigsaw for the next academic year. I thought I would bring you up-to-date with our […]

The post A Letter to Parents appeared first on SMUSpaper.

David Kim ’05: Helping Students Reach Their Full Potential

Thu, 05/16/2019 - 10:27am

David Kim is the person he is today because generous donors supported financial assistance that allowed him to get a SMUS education

The post David Kim ’05: Helping Students Reach Their Full Potential appeared first on SMUSpaper.

Athletics Week in Review: May 16

Thu, 05/16/2019 - 9:05am

Badminton, rowing, rugby, soccer, tennis, and track and field are highlighted in our latest Athletics Week in Review

The post Athletics Week in Review: May 16 appeared first on SMUSpaper.

Service Opportunities – May 16

Thu, 05/16/2019 - 8:58am

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 Soap for Hope program provides […]

The post Service Opportunities – May 16 appeared first on SMUSpaper.

The Halls are Alive With the Sound of Music

Fri, 05/10/2019 - 5:59pm

No matter what time of day you walk through the Middle School, you are almost certain to be greeted by the sound of music drifting through the hallways. It may be the low, strong sound of a double bass rising up from the strings room, or it might be the beat of our percussionists or […]

The post The Halls are Alive With the Sound of Music appeared first on SMUSpaper.

4 Tips for Supporting Your Child’s Mental Health

Thu, 05/09/2019 - 1:36pm

Personal Counsellor Ms. Allison Peace offers invaluable tips for parents to support their child's mental health

The post 4 Tips for Supporting Your Child’s Mental Health appeared first on SMUSpaper.

Service Opportunities – May 9

Thu, 05/09/2019 - 12:18pm

The Story Studio is a really cool program that goes into primary classrooms to help students create, write and publish stories. A nearby Kindergarten class at George Jay Elementary needs volunteers to come in to help the students with this program. You will be helping to keep kids on track and to help scribe for […]

The post Service Opportunities – May 9 appeared first on SMUSpaper.

VIDEO: French Students Deliver at Public Speaking Competition

Thu, 05/09/2019 - 12:16pm

Watch Middle School students Bianca and Samantha perform their award-winning Concours d'art oratoire speeches

The post VIDEO: French Students Deliver at Public Speaking Competition appeared first on SMUSpaper.

Alumni Entrepreneurs Inspire Our Grade 3 Inventors

Thu, 05/09/2019 - 10:25am

SMUS grads Joseph and Jure Erlic, inventors of HoopLight, speak with our Grade 3 students about inventing a product

The post Alumni Entrepreneurs Inspire Our Grade 3 Inventors appeared first on SMUSpaper.

Diligence and Focus

Fri, 05/03/2019 - 5:59pm

Academic achievement is one of the key strengths of a SMUS education. Lately I’ve been marvelling at the accomplishments of students across our school. There is amazing work and learning happening in Kindergarten through Grade 12. The months of April, May and June require an increased level of resilience and commitment to finish the year […]

The post Diligence and Focus appeared first on SMUSpaper.

SMUS in the News: Celebrating 25 Years of the Rees Rugby Boot Game Rivalry

Fri, 05/03/2019 - 1:44pm

CHEK News previews the 25th rugby Boot Game happening on May 4

The post SMUS in the News: Celebrating 25 Years of the Rees Rugby Boot Game Rivalry appeared first on SMUSpaper.

Service Opportunities – May 2

Thu, 05/02/2019 - 1:37pm

The Breast Cancer Society of Canada needs volunteers at their annual Mother’s Day Walk on Sunday May 12. Breast cancer remains the most common cancer among Canadian women. Every breast cancer patient is different and through research they have learned that a one-size fits all approach to treatment does not work for everyone. The money […]

The post Service Opportunities – May 2 appeared first on SMUSpaper.

Pages