Kent Leahy-Trill

Kent Leahy-Trill

“I’m Looking Forward to Being a Lifer”

Two Junior School students reflect on stories they heard at the Grade 12 Lifers Assembly.

The Race Car Design Challenge

by Julie Harris, Middle School Program Specialist Grade 6 students have been using the Engineering Design Process to build race cars and deepen their understanding of...

A Prayer of Remembrance

Rev. Fletcher's words from the Remembrance Day Service highlight why the day has a deep significance for our school

Remembrance Day: A Prayer for Humanity

Our Junior School community gathered for Remembrance Day by reading poems, stories and prayers to honour those who served their country
Quinn Ngawati

SMUS in the News: Quinn Ngawati

June 19, 2017 The Province Head of the Class 2017: Quinn Ngawati

2017 Middle School Closing Ceremonies

The Middle School Closing Ceremonies provide an opportunity not only for students to look forward to summer break but also to reflect on the year that...

2017 Junior School Closing Ceremonies

Junior School staff and families celebrated the end of the year on Thursday by wishing the best for the Grade 5 students who will...

SMUS in the News: Punch Buggy

June 11, 2017 CHEK News Grade 10 Experiential Program Punch Buggy: St. Michaels’ students convert classic Volkswagen Beetle into electric car (Photo courtesy of CHEK News)
Simon Ibell

SMUS in the News: Simon Ibell

June 11, 2017 Globe and Mail Simon Ibell '96 Simon Ibell, inspirational advocate for the disabled, dies at 39

Vancouver Island AAA Girls’ Volleyball Championships 2016

Dates: November 18-19, 2016 Round robin matches are best of 3: first 2 games to 25, 3rd game to 15, no cap. Semi-final, bronze, and final...

2016 Victoria City Police Basketball Tournament

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Everything Middle School parents want to know about University Counselling and applying to university

Dr. Whitney Laughlin, Director of University Counselling, will talk to Middle School parents 7 – 8 p.m. Monday May 7 in Copeland Lecture Theatre...

Update on UBC Admissions

Wednesday I attended a meeting of independent school counsellors in Vancouver with Andrew Arida, VP for Enrollment at UBC, to gain clarity on the...

Cracking the SAT/ACT: How to Get Your Best Score

Jay Rosner, Executive Director of The Princeton Review Foundation, will be speaking to Senior School students and parents (Grades 9 - 11) on "Cracking...

Special Speaker on US Admissions January 25th

Peter Van Buskirk, Author, Motivational Speaker, and Former Dean of Admission will be presenting on “ The Admission Game”, a lively interactive evening for: Middle...

Myths about Preparing for Medical Schools

“We are looking for great students, not great doctors.” Many people assume the following about preparing for medical school: 1.You need to take a mostly science...

Musings on Ontario Universities: Wilfred Laurier, Waterloo, Queen’s & OCAD

Late October in Ontario: crisp, sunny days, frost at night, and the leaves still turning. Wilfred Laurier, Waterloo, Queen's & OCAD: four very different universities...

Why a Liberal Arts Education

In an economic downturn, the instinct is to turn towards “practical” courses that provide a student with a certain skill set. I would argue...

Canadian vs. US Universities – Advantages and Disadvantages

This past Monday, I was interviewed on CBC’s “On the Island” on why, especially with a comparatively weak US Dollar, Americans would want to...

The ACT Comes to SMUS

How much do you like to take multiple choice tests (especially when – gasp – you think your ENTIRE FUTURE DEPENDS UPON IT!!)? A. I...