Academics

Levidrome - Oak Bay News

SMUS in the News: Student’s “Levidrome” Pitch Gains Momentum with William Shatner, Urban Dictionary Boosts

Grade 2 SMUS student Levi's progress to get 'levidrome' into the dictionary is chronicled in a series of Oak Bay News articles

Why the Playground is an Important Classroom

We explore why the Junior School playground is an important classroom for children to develop skills that are hard to teach in a purely academic setting

SMUS Teacher Feature: Mr. Andrew Murgatroyd

Senior School math teacher – and 2002 grad – Mr. Andrew Murgatroyd is highlighted in this week's Teacher Feature

SMUS in the News: Grade 2 Student Pitches ‘Levidrome’ as a New Word

A Grade 2 SMUS student wants to get 'levidrome' into the dictionary. The Times Colonist highlights the definition and story of how levidrome came to be

SMUS Teacher Feature: Mrs. Beth Johnston

Chemistry teacher Mrs. Beth Johnston is highlighted in this week's Teacher Feature. She's also opening up her classroom as part of Fall Spark Open House on Oct. 20

SMUS Teacher Feature: Mrs. Sarah Donatelli

Middle School teacher Mrs. Sarah Donatelli is highlighted in this week's SMUS Teacher Feature

University Counselling

Canadian Universities Tour

Another Great University Tour in the Books

37 students, 4 chaperones, 7 nights, 9 cities, 12 university campuses*, dozens of SMUS alumni,...
EHL campus

Learn the Ins and Outs of Hospitality at a Hands-On University in Switzerland

Ms. Alison McCallum writes about her visit to École Hôtelière de Lausanne, a university dedicated to business studies through the hospitality industry
Kate Knight

How Will No Letter Grades from K-8 Impact My Child’s University Applications?

University Counsellor Ms. Kate Knight explains how having no letter grades at the Middle School can have a positive impact down the road at university

When is the Deadline for University Applications?

We break down the whens and whats of university applications so students and parents don't stress as deadlines approach
Timio Colistro

Should My Child Submit an Early Application to U.S. Colleges?

Early application to U.S. colleges can be a confusing subject for Canadian students. We break down the details to help you understand the admissions process to American schools