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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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Athletics Week in Review: September 27

Thu, 09/27/2018 - 3:59pm

Soccer, field hockey, volleyball, cross country and squash are highlighted in the latest Athletics Week in Review

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Service Opportunities – September 27

Thu, 09/27/2018 - 12:21pm

The Royal Jubilee Hospital Gift Shop is looking for help. Volunteers are asked to work 3 four-hour shifts each month. Duties include being a cashier, helping customers find merchandise in the gift shop, stocking new merchandise and general help in the shop. There will be three separate training shifts – one in the morning to learn […]

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New Junior School Playscape Emphasizes Imagination

Fri, 09/21/2018 - 10:46am

Upgrades to the SMUS Junior School playscape this summer highlight the importance of "open-ended", imaginative play

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Foundation Fortnight

Fri, 09/21/2018 - 9:49am

Head of School Mr. Mark Turner writes about the "looking, listening and learning" he has been doing this school year

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Service Opportunities – September 20

Thu, 09/20/2018 - 10:56am

Volunteers are needed for this weekend for a multicultural, creative event called the Moon Festival Lantern Celebration at Gordon Head Recreation Centre and Lambrick Park this Saturday, September 22 from 5 to 8 p.m. Volunteer opportunities start at 10:30 a.m. and different shifts run at different times of the day, depending upon schedules and needs. […]

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Athletics Week in Review: September 18

Tue, 09/18/2018 - 1:08pm

Soccer and field hockey are highlighted in this week's Athletics Week in Review

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Steve Nash ’92 Inducted into Basketball Hall of Fame

Thu, 09/13/2018 - 11:50am

SMUS alumnus and NBA player Steve Nash '92 was inducted in the Basketball Hall of Fame

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Service Opportunities – September 13

Thu, 09/13/2018 - 11:23am

Our very own Kevin Zhang is playing a fundraising concert, “Music For Life”, in support of the BC Children’s Hospital Foundation. It is a SOLD OUT event and they need about five volunteers this Sunday (September 16) from 1 until 4 p.m. The concert is taking place at the University of Victoria – Phillip T. […]

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Meet our 2018-19 Head Girl and Head Boy

Wed, 09/12/2018 - 3:36pm

Meet Morgan Warner and Ewan Halliday, elected Head Boy and Head Girl for the 2018-19 school year at St. Michaels University School

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