Academics

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

Grade 10 Students Sail Aboard the Pacific Swift (VIDEO)

Climb aboard the Pacific Swift with Grade 10 students who are learning outside the classroom! Watch them talk about their outdoor ed sailing experience

University Counselling

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

Recapping the Grade 12 Parent Information Evening

A recap of this week's University Counselling Parent Info Evening about post-secondary planning. And download the useful slideshow from the presentation!

University Counselling: Thinking Ahead to Summer

Ms. Alison McCallum, head of University Counselling, offers some great advice for how to spend some of your time off in the summer