First Week at the Middle School

The new school year begins this September, and we look forward to welcoming all our new and returning families.

Below is the timetable to the first week at Middle School. Additional details are available in the Family Handbook (includes information for boarders), the School Calendar and the Online Calendar. New families might want to get directions to campus or review the uniform requirements.

As soon as possible

Parents complete the medical information form on the parent portal (you will be notified by email when the form is available).

As soon as possible

School supplies can easily be purchased from an office supplies store in Victoria. Here is a list for students in Grades 6-8.

Tue, May 29, 5-7 pm

New Family BBQ hosted by Admissions
Meet other new families, some of our current families and learn more about the SMUS community at this fun and informal event.
RSVP by May 22 by phone at 250-370-6198 or by email: [email protected]

Wed, Sept. 4, 8 am - 3 pm

All Grade 6 students attend school (includes complimentary lunch). In the morning, students are part of the "Where Everybody Belongs" (WEB) program which is led by Grade 8 WEB leaders, and in the afternoon, all Grade 6 students are with their teacher advisor. The WEB program is designed for Grade 6 students and will help them in their transition to Middle School. Grade 6 families will receive more information about this program in August. Students wear #1 uniform today.

Wed, Sept. 4, 10 am - 3 pm

All new students in Grades 7 and 8 attend school (includes complimentary lunch). In the morning, students are involved in activities led by our Grade 8 student ambassadors, and in the afternoon, all new students in grades 7 and 8 are with their teacher advisor. The morning activities are designed to help students in their transition to SMUS. Families of new students in Grades 7 and 8 will receive more information in August. Students wear #1 dress today.

Wed, Sept. 4, 1-3 pm

All Returning Students in Grades 7 and 8
Unless involved with the WEB leader or student ambassador programs, all returning students in Grade 7 and 8 attend school only for the afternoon. Students wear #1 uniform today.

Wed, Sept. 4, 1-2 pm

Parents’ Auxiliary Welcome Coffee Party for all families in the Chapel gardens.

Thur, Sept. 5, 8 am

First full day of classes for Middle School students begins at 8:00 am. Students may be in summer dress uniform beginning today.