Check out a gallery of photos from the first week back at our Junior, Middle and Senior Schools.
We look back at the 10 most popular stories on the SMUSpaper in 2020
Dr. Bri Bentzon Budlovsky '04 is recognized for her community contributions during the COVID-19 pandemic
Grade 2 singers earn second place in the Primary Vocal category of the Canadian Music Class Challenge
Grade 11 student Devon Oneschuk, youth lead with The Foundry Victoria, speaks with CBC Radio about the organization's winter clothing drive
Watch the Senior School Christmas Celebration, with performances by our band, choir and strings students, as well as our Senior School Christmas Assembly
Enjoy our Primary and Intermediate concerts, featuring great music from our Junior School students
Join us for three holiday shows from our Middle School community: a Carol Service, a band concert and a strings concert
Kate O'Connor '20 is named to The Starfish Canada's Top 25 Environmentalists Under 25 list for 2020
Check out a gallery of photos from the last couple of weeks at our Junior, Middle and Senior Schools
Two Middle School WEB leaders highlight the important work they and their classmates do to build community
American boarding students Neekan and Jenny write about what it's like moving from the United States to attend boarding school in Canada
The Middle School Sustainability Council highlights how "no one is too small to make a difference" when it comes to protecting our planet
Grade 12 student Firinne Rolfe signs with Boston's Northeastern University after earning more than $1.2 million in scholarship offers
Ann Makosinski '15 talks with Capital Daily podcast about her career as an inventor, and merging science and the arts
Watch the 2020 Junior School Remembrance Day Service as we highlight this important day in our country's history
Watch the 2020 Remembrance Day Service and join us in remembering the 134 students and faculty who lost their lives during the First and Second World Wars
Jasper Johnston '16 and Aysha Emmerson '18 speak with the CBC about their pandemic postcard project, Dear Canadians
Check out photos from this year's Halloween festivities at SMUS
Rugby player Tate Robinson '19 is highlighted in the Sherbrooke Record
Grade 12 student Daniel Chen's interest in improving the gig economy has helped land him a research article in a Yale University magazine
Check out a gallery of photos from the first few weeks of autumn at our Junior, Middle and Senior Schools
Grade 6 student and community leader Haley P. is interviewed by CBC Kids News ahead of Orange Shirt Day
Senior School history teacher David Lynch is named a finalist for the 2020 Governor General's History Award for Excellence in Teaching
Grade 6 student Haley P. has spent the last three years raising awareness of the impact of residential schools
Grade 12 student Amelia Nugent is highlighted in a story from The Globe and Mail on choosing the right school for your child
The Best School Year Ever® contest is back, and this year we’re awarding four boarding scholarships to live and learn at SMUS
The first week of school has been a wonderful opportunity for us to come together as a school community
Head of School Mark Turner speaks withCFAX 1070 about welcoming our community back to school
With new health and safety measures in place, we revamped boarding to bring our whole community back together
Coverage of Steve Nash '92 being named head coach of the Brooklyn Nets
Carole McMillan offers tips to help ensure your child's transition back to school is smooth
Meet the four teachers joining our community for the 2020-21 school year
Junior School community comes together to write and film an original movie during COVID-19 isolation
World Rugby, the governing body of Rugby Union, highlights Chloé Hill-Huse '20 as a player and official
Celebrating the SMUS faculty and staff who are retiring this school year
Congratulations to the Class of 2020! Watch the ceremony and read excerpts from valedictorian Kate O'Connor's speech
The Middle School community comes together virtually for Closing Ceremonies that mark the end of the 2019-20 school year
Our Junior School community celebrates the end of the 2019-20 school year at our virtual Closing Ceremonies
Three Grade 12 athletes are named among the top 50 boys rugby players in BC
Lifers from the Class of 2020 reflect on being a SMUS student for their entire education
Steve Nash '92 will earn the country's highest sporting honour with his induction to Canada's Sports Hall of Fame
Enjoy photos from our Spirit Parade, which saw our Junior School community celebrate through the streets of Oak Bay
'I didn't think boarding would come home with me. It makes it feel like we’re ... still together but just on a screen.'
English Studies 12 students share poetry and written works inspired by the COVID-19 pandemic
Bobby Ross '87 to be inducted into Greater Victoria Sports Hall of Fame
Senior School students spread compassion by making cookies and candygrams for Victoria's street community
Chaplain Keven Fletcher launches a nightly touchstone for Junior School families to help keep everyone connected
Meet Craig Kelley, the new Director of External Programs at St. Michaels University School
Mr. Zyoji Jackson encourages students to get outside
Mark Finamore '20 is named a Morehead-Cain Scholar, earning a scholarship to UNC-Chapel Hill
Members of the SMUS community step up and give back during the COVID-19 pandemic
Grade 12 athlete Chloé Hill-Huse '20 is highlighted in The Scrum, an online rugby magazine
Students and teachers share tips to help you stay happy, healthy and well in times of change
We are delighted to introduce Floreat, St. Michaels University School's 2020-2030 strategic plan
A tutoring project, led by Jasper Johnston '16 and Aysha Emmerson '18, gets highlighted by the Times Colonist
Field hockey player Anna Mollenhauer '17 is named co-winner of UVic's Female Athlete of the Year
Grade 12 student Matias Totz is featured by the Saanich News after winning a scholarship to the University of Calgary
SMUS teachers and staff share resources, activities and tips to have a great Spring Break
SMUS faculty prepares for remote learning after Spring Break
Learn more about the winner of this year's The Best School Year Ever® scholarship contest
Our personal counsellors provide parents with tips on talking with children about COVID-19
Four SMUS performers playing the lead characters in NEWSIES talk about their experience in the Senior School musical
The Saanich News sits down with two student actors to highlight NEWSIES, the Senior School musical
Ria Sheoran, Head of Props, takes us behind-the-scenes of NEWSIES, the Senior School musical
Pink Shirt Day at SMUS highlights the power of kindness
The Junior Girls Basketball team's Island victory is highlighted in the Saanich News
Junior School students have fun participating in Global School Play Day
Anna Mollenhauer '17 is awarded the Governor General's Academic All-Canadian Commendation for her achievements in athletics and academics
Ann Makosinski '15 is featured in the Washington Post in piece about "five exceptional girls and the parents who raised them"
Brian Christensen '11 talks about his role in the touring production of the Queen musical, We Will Rock You
We look back at the 10 of the most-read stories on the SMUSpaper from the last 10 years
Author and Junior School counsellor Tessa Lloyd talks about her new book, Forty Fathers, on Global News BC
Grade 12 student Chloé Hill-Huse is named to Canada's U18 women's rugby team for the Can-Am Tour
The final days before Winter Break are filled with traditions that bring us together as a SMUS community
We chat with Chanel Khuu, winner of The Best School Year Ever® contest 2019-20, to learn about her time at SMUS so far
The SMUS community gathers for the annual Carol Service to enjoy music and thoughtful student reflections
Authors Roy Henry Vickers and Robert 'Lucky' Budd spoke with students about First Nations history and respect
Junior School counsellor Tessa Lloyd speaks with Global News's The Morning Show about her new book, Forty Fathers
Grade 10 students give back to a small coffee farm in Brazil to help it become a more environmentally friendly business
The SMUS community gathered to celebrate Remembrance Day and honour the men and women who fought for their country
Anna Mollenhauer '17 named tournament MVP as she helps lead the UVic Vikes field hockey team to a national championship title
Grade 10 athlete Tion McLeish won the Junior Boys race at the BC High School Cross Country Championships
We are excited to announce that SMUS Connect, our exclusive Global Alumni Networking platform, is going mobile with the addition of the SMUS Connect...
Check out the new The Best School Year Ever® video and learn more about this year's scholarship contest.
Grade 12 student Mark Finamore is featured in the Victoria News and Times Colonist newspapers for winning $2,500 for a Me to We Club initiative
SMUS hosts the announcement of the Pan Am Nations Cup to coincide with the international cross country event in Victoria
When Ariel Khoo tried out for a new sport last September, she never imagined that nine months later she would have two national silver...
Meet Tim McGee QC, the new Chair of the SMUS Society Board of Governors
Junior School counsellor Tessa Lloyd sits down with the Vancouver Sun to talk about her new book on fatherhood, Forty Fathers
Grade 12 student Mark Finamore wins $2,500 for the Me to We Club to help tackle homelessness in Greater Victoria
This week's Senior School chapel featured our Green Team and sustainability prefects talking about sustainability and climate change
The new SMUS Photo Gallery gives you access to more than 360,000 photos taken over nearly two decades
Check out a gallery of photos from the past week of events that highlight community and service
Dr. Curran Crawford '96 speaks with the CBC about his work to reduce carbon emissions from the global atmosphere
Emiliano Iturriaga '09-'10 and his eco-tourism start-up, Rutopía, wins the 2019 Hult Prize
Speeches from our Grade 5 students highlight how young children can gain the skills to be confident public speakers
Rashid Al-Abri '19, who came to SMUS from Oman, is featured as he begins post-secondary at Stanford University
'Students of a young age have informed opinions and can make choices that are important to them'
Student leaders help their fellow housemates find a home and build a caring community at boarding school
The first week of school has been jam-packed full of fun and memorable moments for students and teachers
Get to know Adrienne Davidson, our new Director of Advancement & Campaigns
Meet Kenzi and Max, the two Grade 12 students who were elected to be our Head Prefects for the 2019-20 school year
After learning about Greece in school, a group of Grade 8 students travelled to the Mediterranean country at the start of Summer Break
Five SMUS rugby players were named to the Girls' and Boys' provincial teams to represent BC at next month's U18 Western Championships
Jackson Rothwell '19 won the BC Amateur Golf Championship in Pemberton on July 12
Learn more about the outstanding contributions to SMUS by Nancy Mollenhauer, former Middle School physical education teacher and field hockey coach.
Anna Mollenhauer '17 has been representing Canada at the Hockey Series Finals in Spain, a qualifying tournament for the Olympics
Students, teachers and families come together for Closing Ceremonies that mark the end of the 2018-19 school year
Our Middle School community celebrates the end of the 2018-19 school year at Closing Ceremonies
Congratulations to the Class of 2019! Watch the complete Graduation Ceremony and read the insightful reflections from valedictorian Matthew Owen-Flood
Grade 12 leaders Morgan Warner and Ewan Halliday look back on their year as heads of the Prefect Council
A cross-curricular project sees Middle School students redesigning their school with an eye on sustainability
Three SMUS students were recognized with the League of Canadian Poets' Jessamy Stursberg Poetry Prize
Grade 4 students took part in World Oceans Day by helping to educate the public about the impact humans have on our oceans
Two Grade 11 students will spend their summer working on groundbreaking cancer research at the BC Cancer Agency in Victoria. Christian Turpin and Kevin...
To mark the 75th anniversary of D-Day, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau shared the story of Lt.-Col. Cecil Merrit, a University School grad from 1923
Boxer Jelena Mrdjenovich '00 is featured in the CBC series 'Inside an Athlete's Head'
We chat with a few of the talented young performers in this year's Grade 5 musical, Shrek the Musical JR.
Our outdoor education program blurs the line between learning and building a connection with nature
David Kim is the person he is today because generous donors supported financial assistance that allowed him to get a SMUS education
Watch Middle School students Bianca and Samantha perform their award-winning Concours d'art oratoire speeches
SMUS grads Joseph and Jure Erlic, inventors of HoopLight, speak with our Grade 3 students about inventing a product
CHEK News previews the 25th rugby Boot Game happening on May 4
Middle School math at St. Michaels University School helps students develop the skills to persevere through problem solving
Alumni Weekend marks the 25th SMUS vs. Oak Bay rugby Boot Game, named in honour of Gareth Rees '85
The new Sun Centre student commons and dining hall is at the heart of student life and community
The school's former dining hall underwent a seismic upgrade this school year, which brings with it the creation of newfound space for our community
Meet Mr. Richard Brambley, our incoming Director of Middle School, in this SMUS Teacher Feature
Find out who won The Best School Year Ever contest and a scholarship to SMUS for the 2019-20 school year
We chat with some of the talented young performers in this year's Middle School musical, Seussical
Financial assistance helps bring amazing students to SMUS, and a SMUS education has a lasting impact on their lives
Alumnus Aysha Emmerson '18 was recently selected by Zonta International to attend the the 63rd Session of the Commission of the Status of Women
We sit down with the four talented students playing the lead roles in this year's Senior School musical, Mamma Mia!
Middle School band teacher – and director of Seussical – Mr. David Enns is highlighted in our latest Teacher Feature
Cast members in our upcoming Senior School musical, Mamma Mia!, reflect on their time performing in the show
On February 8, students at the Junior School celebrated Global Play Day. Global Play Day is an opportunity for the Junior School to highlight...
This article originally appeared in the Winter 2018 issue of School Ties. by Kyle Slavin If you were given the challenge of redesigning an important urban space,...
Meet Rita Lord, the new Chief Financial Officer at St. Michaels University School
We chat with Grade 8 student Neil P. about his experience as one of the student organizers of the Grade 8 Leadership Conference
Tour around St. Michaels University School using our newly updated Virtual Campus Tour
Middle School students presented their research and findings at the annual Science Fair this week
Ms. Laura Keziere, who has been teaching at SMUS since 1984, is highlighted in our latest Teacher Feature
Many projects at SMUS that support student learning in the classroom would not be possible without the support of the Annual Appeal
An extended interview with Mr. Xavier Abrioux '76 from the Winter 2018 edition of School Ties
A group of SMUS students was named a finalist in the South Island Prosperity Project's Future Innovator Challenge
Callum Montgomery '14 was selected fourth in the MLS SuperDraft and is off to play soccer for FC Dallas
Career Day offers much more for students than simply learning about a career you're interested in
Ashley Stobbart '98 and husband Ben Brehmer have spent the last four years sailing around the world – and they're only halfway there
We highlight the 11 most popular @yourSMUS Instagram posts of the past 365 days!
Junior School students reflect on the recent Primary Concert that celebrated the holiday season through song and dance
Alumnus Stewart Butterfield '91 sits down for an interview on his strategies for motivating employees, why philosophy helps him be a better leader and more
Middle School teacher Ms. Megan Blackey is now in her second year at SMUS. She is originally from Chilliwack and was raised in the...
Head of School Mark Turner reflects on the Annual Appeal and how it impacts every student and every opportunity
The SMUS community gathers for the annual Carol Service to enjoy choir performances and thoughtful messages about the holiday season
Students in AP Comparative Government and Politics use real-world example to understand the value of being informed citizens
Classroom renovations featuring flexible furniture and whiteboard walls help support learning Middle School math
Business students and Grade 10 experiential students work together to roast, market and sell coffee beans
November 16, 2018 Diya Courty-Stephens '19 CTV Vancouver Island Teenage trio aims to help save two global problems at once Victoria News Local leaders of all ages honoured at...
Math at the Junior School is all about teaching the fundamentals so students learn and understand how to problem-solve
The future possibilities in 2017 grad Quinn Ngawati's rugby career are outlined by the Canadian Press
The SMUS community gathered to celebrate Remembrance Day and honour the men and women who fought for our country
Anna Mollenhauer '17 was named U SPORTS Canada's field hockey Player of the Year
Mr. Chris Bateman, Head of Visual Art and Design, is highlighted in our latest SMUS Teacher Feature
Visual Arts at the Middle School gets a creative redesign to allow for personalized learning for each artist
Jill Van Gyn, a former SMUS student and entrepreneur, spoke to our Business Education 10 class
Junior School teacher Mr. Gordon Chan is highlighted in the latest SMUS Teacher Feature
Seattle Business magazine features Kristina Bergman in a series highlighting women who are trailblazers in their profession
One year after first pitching his word 'levidrome', Grade 3 student Levi continues to push to get the term added to the dictionary
Student Diya Courty-Stephens is nominated for a philanthropy award for starting an organization that aims to reduce food waste
The Prefect Council enlists students from Kindergarten to Grade 12 – and our Head of School – to define 'school spirit' at SMUS
The Oak Bay News highlights Orange Shirt Day at the Junior School, spearheaded by one of our Grade 4 students
Middle School students learn the importance of finding balance in their lives to help set them up for academic success
Teacher, houseparent and Head of Experiential Education, Mr. Reagan Daly is highlighted in this week's SMUS Teacher Feature
Soccer, field hockey, volleyball, cross country and squash are highlighted in the latest Athletics Week in Review
Upgrades to the SMUS Junior School playscape this summer highlight the importance of "open-ended", imaginative play
Meet Morgan Warner and Ewan Halliday, elected Head Boy and Head Girl for the 2018-19 school year at St. Michaels University School
The grand opening of the Sun Centre dining hall and student commons is featured in the Saanich News
The Sun Centre, our new dining hall and student commons, has its grand opening to mark the start of the 2018-19 school year
Ms. Kate Knight was recently named Interim Director of the Middle School for the 2018-2019 school year. Kate was born in Penetanguishene, Ontario and raised...
Head of School Mr. Mark Turner speaks with the Saanich News about his arrival to SMUS
Aysha Emmerson '18 talks with the Vancouver Sun and offers her advice to help high school students achieve success
2018 grad Aysha Emmerson talks to the Saanich News about her Zonta International scholarship and her work in the community
June 25, 2018 BBC Business Stewart Butterfield '91 The $5bn tech boss who grew up without electricity
Congratulations to the Class of 2018! Valedictorian Dalal Tubeishat shares her thoughts on behalf of the SMUS graduates
Watch the full Middle School Closing Ceremonies that marks the end of the 2017-2018 school year
June 7, 2018 Times Colonist Simon Ibell '96 NBA owner honours Simon Ibell with $250,000 donation (photo courtesy of Times Colonist)
Want to win one of five Amazon gift cards? We want Senior School students to share their videos that show what it's like to be a SMUS student
Two Senior School students write about their exciting exchange trip to Quito, Ecuador during Spring Break.
We are pleased to introduce Denise Rees, our new Alumni Relations Officer
Andrew Battershill '06 sits down with The Globe and Mail to talk about his new crime novel, Marry, Bang, Kill.
SMUS alum Steve Nash '92 is one of the inductees to the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame's Class of 2018
Find out who won The Best School Year Ever full-year boarding scholarship to St. Michaels University School for the 2018-2019 school year.
Field hockey athlete Anna Mollenhauer '17 receives the inaugural Carmen Kirkness Award for exemplifying courage, humility, heart, hard work and loyalty
Meet Mark Finamore and Will Barry – the two SMUS students playing con artist Frank Abagnale Jr. in 'Catch Me If You Can - The Musical'
The Saanich News chats with a couple of members of the cast of the Senior School musical, Catch Me If You Can
Meet a few of the talented students performing onstage in this year's Senior School musical, Catch Me If You Can – running March 1-3 at the McPherson Playhouse
The Times Colonist highlights the continued push to get Grade 2 student Levi Budd's word 'levidrome' into the dictionary
Alumnus Sam Kahn '17 is named to the Canada U19 rugby team that will play in Ireland
Middle School student Sophia H. writes about the experience of organizing and taking part in the Grade 8 leadership conference
Grade 2 students bought a bowl and visited Fired Up! to paint their one-of-a-kind dish, which will be donated and used at the Souper Bowls of Hope.
We look back at the legacy of recently retired Head of School Bob Snowden, after serving 22 years in the leadership role at St. Michaels University School
SMUS athletes helped the Castaway Wanderers U18 rugby team win the provincial title
Alumnus Callum Montgomery '15 earns all-region honours while playing soccer for the University of North Carolina at Charlotte
A rundown of the latest news stories highlight Grade 2 student Levi's quest to get the word 'levidrome' added to the dictionary
Middle School Humanities teacher Ms. Amy Stark is highlighted in this week's SMUS Teacher Feature
SMUS in the News: Student’s “Levidrome” Pitch Gains Momentum with William Shatner, Urban Dictionary...
Grade 2 SMUS student Levi's progress to get 'levidrome' into the dictionary is chronicled in a series of Oak Bay News articles
Author Kenneth Oppel '85 was the keynote speaker for our Founders and Scholars Day and he was also the recipient of the 2017 Distinguished Alumnus Award
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
Senior School math teacher – and 2002 grad – Mr. Andrew Murgatroyd is highlighted in this week's Teacher Feature
Alums and current UVic athletes Michael Baart '14 (soccer) and Anna Mollenhauer '17 (field hockey) were named the second stars of the week by Canada West
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
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
Middle School teacher Mrs. Sarah Donatelli is highlighted in this week's SMUS Teacher Feature
Climb aboard the Pacific Swift with Grade 10 students who are learning outside the classroom! Watch them talk about their outdoor ed sailing experience
The Times Colonist highlights the annual UVic Vikes breakfast, where teacher and coach Ian Hyde-Lay delivered the keynote address on behalf of and in memory of alumnus Simon Ibell
This year The Best School Year Ever® contest is awarding 20 boarding scholarships to high school students from North America
Grade 6 students Damon and Michael write about their fun outdoor education trip to Camp Thunderbird
Mr. Eliot Anderson, Director of the Senior School, is highlighted in the latest SMUS Teacher Feature
Grade 12 athlete Adrian Hof and Alexa Matthews join PGA golfer (and two-time Masters champion) Bernhard Langer at the Pacific Links Bear Mountain Championship
Junior School music teacher Ms. Kathryn Humphries is highlighted in this week's SMUS Teacher Feature
Alumnus Gwendolen O'Connor talks to the Goldstream News Gazette about the road to recovery after having a stroke before the start of her Grade 11 year at SMUS
The Saanich News highlights SMUS being named a finalist for the International Coach Federation's Prism Award
Students and teachers returned to St. Michaels University School this week to find some big changes had occurred over the summer.
Middle School teacher Mrs. Shannon Williams is highlighted in this week's SMUS Teacher Feature
The first week back at school is the perfect time to make new friends. That's why we're running the #SMUSSelfie Instagram contest with the SMUS Prefect Council
Boarding students Ewan Halliday and Matthias Hoenisch were the last two standing in the men's single competition at the Yukon Tennis Championships
St. Michaels University School was named a finalist for the international Prism Award, awarded by the International Coach Federation
SMUS alumni Aidan Cole, Lucas De Vries and Jonas Robinson represent B.C. on the U19 team at the Canadian Rugby Championship
The SMUS community gathered together to celebrate Simon Ibell's life, his accomplishments and his legacy.
SMUS basketball coach Ian Hyde-Lay will represent the late Simon Ibell as the keynote speaker at the University of Victoria Vikes breakfast in September
Quinn Ngawati '17 made his rugby league debut this weekend for the Toronto Wolfpack in a 62-10 win over the Gloucestershire All Golds
The National Post highlights 2017 grad Quinn Ngawati, and the potential for him to make his pro rugby league career debut this weekend with the Toronto Wolfpack
by Julie Harris This term, Grade 6 students collaborated on a real-world interdisciplinary project to redesign an urban space to meet the sustainability challenges of...
At lunchtime one day last week, our Grade 8 students opened for business their own "caravanes gastronomiques" a.k.a. food trucks! This year, the Grade...
Head of School Mr. Bob Snowden, who retires at the end of this school year, is highlighted in the SMUS Teacher Feature
"I don’t know if there will ever be something at school that will impact me the way this did." Middle School students reflect on a unique partnership they made with residents at a local seniors home
Grade 10 students head out on 'the pursuit' to immerse themselves in real-world activities and environments for experiential learning
Middle School science teacher Ms. Lindy Van Alstine, who retires this year after 26 years at SMUS, is featured in this week's SMUS Teacher Feature
Math is a tough subject. It's the one students tend to struggle with the most. But Senior School math teacher Ms. Bernadette Abrioux feels she...
June 3, 2017 Varsity Letters 1st XV Rugby Team SMUS play for fallen alum, top Brentwood College for B.C. AA three-peat
The Saanich News highlights a wonderful community project that connected our Middle School Exploratory students with seniors at a local retirement home
The Saanich News writes about Head of School Bob Snowden's retirement after 22 years at SMUS
Media coverage of the passing of Simon Ibell '96
The Yukon News interviews two SMUS boarding students about their roles on the SMUS tennis team, which reached the provincials finals last week
The SMUSpaper sits down with Grade 5 students who are ready to perform "Beauty and the Beast Jr." this week at the McPherson Playhouse
Junior School French teacher Ms. Emily Deslaurier is highlighted in this week's SMUS Teacher Feature
Corey Large '93 talks to the Times Colonist about his latest film project, In Like Flynn, a biopic about screen legend Errol Flynn
The Globe and Mail features alumnus Russell Brown '83 and talks to him about his life as a Supreme Court justice
Grade 4-8 students took to the stage for a Choral Concert this week that was more like a rock show than a choir performance
Mr. Andy Rodford, Director of the Senior School and next year's Acting Head of School, is highlighted in this week's SMUS Teacher Feature
2017 grad Quinn Ngawati, who will play rugby next year with the Toronto Wolfpack, is featured by Varsity Letters
Choir teacher Mr. Duncan Frater talks firsthand about how the Dream Big annual fund helps students do more of what they love: the arts
Our newly introduced Head of School Mr. Mark Turner is highlighted in this week's SMUS Teacher Feature
Watch a time-lapse of the Sun Centre construction project. Our new dining hall and student commons is beginning to take shape
CTV Vancouver Island talks to Senior School students participating in a mock election ahead of the official B.C. election
Middle School assistant director Ms. Dariol Haydock is highlighted in this week's SMUS Teacher Feature
St. Michaels University School is pleased to announce Mr. Mark Turner has been appointed as the new Head of School.
Here's 10 reasons why a high school reunion – or in our case Alumni Weekend – is an experience that a Facebook friendship will never replace
Senior School math teacher, Senior boys soccer coach and Barnacle houseparent, Mr. Evan Fryer leads a very busy life inside and outside of SMUS. Since...
Ms. Tanya Lee and her Grade 8 Communication Skills class are featured on Chek News
Grade 5 teacher Mr. Matt Keil is highlighted in this week's SMUS Teacher Feature
Senior School students share what they learned from organizing and experiencing the inaugural SMUS Talks event
Ms. Nikki Kaufmann talks about how SMUS's annual Dream Big fund has a direct impact on the school's athletics program and student population
The Times Colonist features the Senior boys rugby team and their quest for another B.C. boys rugby title
Senior School art teacher Ms. Alex Cecill is highlighted in this week's SMUS Teacher Feature
Check out the gallery of photos taken by Kindergarten to Grade 5 students during Health and Wellness Week at the Junior School
April 7, 2017 CBC News Jeff Marshall '87 School program encourages students to hit the gym when struggling to concentrate
Middle School teacher and senior houseparent Mr. Zyoji Jackson is highlighted in this week's SMUS Teacher Feature
Alumnus Tessa Pihl '14 sits down with the Kelowna Daily Courier to talk about her acting career
Grade 12 student Jamison Schulz-Franco is recognized by UniversityHub.ca as one of their "Future 15" award recipients
Grade 12 student Quinn Ngawati, recently named to the Toronto Wolfpack rugby league team, is featured by Kiwi League Central
Senior School science teacher Mr. Mike Jackson is highlighted in this week's SMUS Teacher Feature
The SMUSpaper sits down with five students who played varying roles – from Oompa Loompas to stagehands – in the Middle School musical, Willy Wonka
"It's always just been a dream of mine to go to boarding school." Find out who is the winner of a full-year boarding scholarship to St. Michaels University School
Grade 4 student Mr. Wil Woods becomes Principal for a Day at SMUS, and tries to ensure all students have a fun day, too
Grade 3 teacher Ms. Alison Galloway is highlighted in this week's SMUS Teacher Feature
Alum Mia Roberts '16 is named PACWEST Rookie of the Year for her first year playing basketball as a Camosun Charger
The SMUSpaper sits down with the young actors taking a tour of the chocolate factory in the Middle School's musical presentation of Willy Wonka
February 22, 2017 Richmond News Natasha Kis-Toth '18 The Pulse: En Garde
Saanich News promos the Senior School production of Ragtime, and the important message the show presents
The SMUSpaper sits down with the two students playing Coalhouse Walker Jr. in the Senior School musical, Ragtime
We are excited to introduce you to the five finalists of The Best School Year Ever contest
Middle School Humanities and Mandarin teacher Ms. Amanda Chen is highlighted in this week's SMUS Teacher Feature
The Lieutenant Governor of B.C. visited our Junior School and took
Ms. Susan Vachon talks about how SMUS's annual Dream Big fund has a direct impact on the education students receive – in this case Learning Resources
Senior School English teacher Ms. Susan MacDonald is highlighted in this week's SMUS Teacher Feature
"When Michael [Symons] was going through some family boxes, he came across a special half-penny Bank of Montreal token from 1844, which he gifted to the BMO branch."
Grade 1 teacher Ms. Jennifer Leyh is highlighted in this week's SMUS Teacher Feature
AP Human Geography students learn about migration by researching and mapping their family histories
Alumni Mike Fuailefau ’10 and Luke McCloskey '10 help Canada to a fourth-place finish at the 2017 Wellington Sevens tournament
Middle School science and technology teacher Mr. George Floyd is highlighted in this week's SMUS Teacher Feature
Grade 8 student organizers of the Accepting 2 Connecting leadership conference highlight the importance of "embracing your weird" and accepting everyone for who they are
Students Aysha Emmerson and Dalal Tubeishat spoke in Chapel this week about Project Somos, a charity in Guatemala that helps single and widowed mothers and their children
Choir teacher and boarding houseparent Mr. Peter Butterfield is covered in this week's SMUS Teacher Feature
Jelena Mrdjenovich '00 '00 is the subject of a new documentary "Jelena - The Film" that will be released in March
"I just can't imagine living without my phone for a weekend." Middle School students and teachers lock their phones away for a digital detox
Ms. Becky Anderson, Director of the Junior School, is highlighted in this week's SMUS Teacher Feature
Alum Marvin Nicholson '89 and his new wife Helen Pajcic recently got married, with U.S. President Barack Obama as one of Nicholson's groomsmen
Senior School teacher Mr. David Kerr is highlighted in this week's SMUS Teacher Feature
Ann Makosinski '15 talks with CBC, CTV and the Times Colonist about being named to the Forbes 30 Under 30 list
Grade 12 student Quinn Ngawati – who earned himself a rugby league contract recently – is featured in the Ottawa Citizen
Ann Makosinski '15, founder of Makotronics Entreprises, is named to the Forbes 30 Under 30 List
Grade 12 student Jamison Schulz-Franco is featured on Chek News in the lead-up to the inaugural Passion Sports UVic Alumni Basketball Tournament
Grade 12 athlete Quinn Ngawati recently earned himself a contract to play rugby with the Toronto Wolfpack, Canada's newest pro rugby team
December 17, 2016 The Province Quinn Ngawati '17 Victoria teen Quinn Ngawati chasing English rugby league dream
Rev. Keven Fletcher talks about how SMUS's annual Dream Big fund has a direct impact on the education students receive – in this case character education
Kindergarten teacher Ms. Shona Lazin is highlighted in this week's SMUS Teacher Feature
Our annual Christmas Carol Service brings the community together for a beautiful evening of music and student reflections
Ms. Sarah Beeston, a SMUS alumnus, is highlighted in this week's SMUS Teacher Feature
Students and staff gathered together to celebrate Christmas, sing some carols, have some laughs and enjoy the holiday season
December 1, 2016 Peninsula News Review Anj Djearam '23 North Saanich girl gets gold medal from Royal Conservatory of Music (photo courtesy of Peninsula News Review)
Grade 12 student Quinn Ngawati has been selected as a finalist to play for the Toronto Wolfpack, a new pro rugby team
Middle School teacher – and SMUS lifer – Mr. Mike Danskin is highlighted in this week's Teacher Feature
After just three months of learning music, our talented young strings musicians took the stage this week and showed off their skills
Jasper Johnston '16 has taken to Instagram using the moniker @100DaysofHarvard to visually document his first 100 days at the university
Three students write about their experiences so far in the unique Grade 10 experiential program
The Senior boys soccer team's provincial AA victory is covered in the Times Colonist and Saanich News
Mr. Kevin Cook, our Director of Service, is highlighted in this week's SMUS Teacher Feature
Our annual Boarders Without Borders event sees boarding students invited into local homes for a home-cooked meal and an authentic Canadian experience
November 18, 2016 Chek News Jake Wilmott '15 Local High School Champ begins College basketball Grind (photo courtesy of Chek News)
Our Class of 2017 includes 19 Lifers – students who've been at SMUS since Kindergarten or Grade 1.
Junior School strings teacher Ms. Jennifer Fisher is highlighted in this week's SMUS Teacher Feature
November 17, 2016 Times Colonist Senior boys soccer team SMUS, Reynolds punch tickets to Colonist Cup final
The St. Michaels University School community came together on Nov. 10 to mark Remembrance Day
Middle School teacher Ms. Nancy Mollenhauer is highlighted in this week's SMUS Teacher Feature
We're well aware of it: The Best School Year Ever® contest is a little corny. But we're OK with that – because we know that this opportunity changes students’ lives.
Ms. Ruth McGhee is no stranger to the SMUS neighbourhood. She was born and raised in Victoria, and her childhood home was three houses down...
Middle School teacher Nancy Mollenhauer is inducted into the Victoria Sports Hall of Fame.
Junior School teacher Mr. Marcelle Kitengie is highlighted in this week's SMUS Teacher Feature
Across our school in all areas – athletics, academics, arts and more – our students were very busy these past seven days.
Sports Illustrated sits down with Steve Nash '92 to chat about his love of soccer
Our Grade 6-8 students headed into our community this week to engage in meaningful service work as part of our annual Community Service Day
Grade 11 student Tony Liu is organizing a tennis event for October 22 to raise money for Our Place Society
The sound of feet splashing through puddles, the smell of damp grass, the splatter of un-washable mud stains on SMUS sports T-shirts can only...
Get to know Director of Learning Mr. Adrian French in this week's SMUS Teacher Feature
Get to know SMUS's newest Middle and Senior School Mandarin teacher, Mr. Shawn Zhang, in this week's SMUS Teacher Feature
It was a short school week this week, thanks to the Thanksgiving long weekend. A large group of boarding students travelled to Seattle for the long weekend to...
Get to know SMUS's Director of Educational Technology, Mr. Dave Hlannon, in this week's SMUS Teacher Feature
Get to know Kindergarten teacher Ms. Tawnya Mullen in this week's SMUS Teacher Feature
At St. Michaels University School, we believe the idea of the born leader is a myth. What we do believe is leadership is a skill all students can learn.
September 27, 2016 Gareth Rees '85 CTV Vancouver Island BC rugby legend who coached Prince William meets him again Times Colonist The coach and his princely protégé (photo courtesy of...
From studying biochemistry to playing in a professional ultimate frisbee league, get to know Senior School math teacher Mr. Jordan Tessarolo in this week's SMUS Teacher Feature
Here are a handful of photos from the week of Sept. 19-23 at St. Michaels University School.
"When we can do a five-day outdoor education trip and build in time away from technology, we're seeing that it’s really valuable for students."
Get to know Middle School counsellor Ms. Crystal Vaughan in this week's SMUS Teacher Feature
Here are a handful of photos from all of the fun events that kicked off the 2016-17 school year
Get to know physics teacher Mr. Eric Donatelli in this week's SMUS Teacher Feature
September 7, 2016 University of North Carolina Callum Montgomery '15 Sunol-Rojas and Montgomery Earn C-USA Weekly Honors
The six Grade 12 students elected Heads of our boarding houses offer advice to new boarding students
August 23, 2016 Saanich News Summer Musical Theatre Academy SMUS rocks out with musical theatre camp (photo courtesy of Saanich News)
August 11, 2016 Oak Bay News Max Gallant '14 RVYC sailor is Tokyo dreaming
August 10, 2016 Oak Bay News Sarah Donald '90 Modern motherhood on stage
August 8, 2016 Bruce Kuklinski Chek News Game On! – July 31, 2016 (skip to 8:35) Saanich News St. Michaels athletics coach will referee at Olympics Times Colonist Victorians play key roles...
August 3, 2016 National Geographic Chris Darimont '92 Meet the rare swimming wolves that eat seafood (photo courtesy of National Geographic)
July 29, 2016 Saanich News SMUS's Education Extension: Shoot the Right Stuff Film camp puts focus on kids (photo courtesy of Saanich News)
Middle School teacher Bruce Kuklinski heads to Rio de Janeiro to work as a citing commissioner for Olympic rugby sevens games
July 22, 2016 The Globe & Mail Steven Price '94 Summer Reading: An excerpt from Steven Price's new novel By Gaslight
July 20, 2016 Zoe Lott '19 Times Colonist Hampton Little League softball stars take aim at national title Chek News Hampton girls get set for Canadian Championships
July 17, 2016 Times Colonist Callum Montgomery '15 Highlanders finish season with a draw
July 14, 2016 University of Tulsa Sarah Hagkull '16 Tulsa Rowing Adds Three to 2016-17 Roster
July 15, 2016 Sodexo's Feeding Our Future program Victoria News Program helps feed youth from low-income families in Victoria CTV Vancouver Island July 14 – CTV News at 6...
July 13, 2016 Royal Architectural Institute of Canada (RAIC) Fo Wu and Jasmine Yu '17 Nanaimo parklets leave lasting impact
July 14, 2016 Victoria News Fintan O'Brien '14 Young singer/songwriter raising funds for music camp
Earlier this summer, a group of Grade 8 (soon-to-be Grade 9) students headed around the world to visit Greece. The students were all members of...
Congratulations to the Class of 2016. We are proud to add 151 names to the ever-growing list of SMUS alumni, as the graduating class officially...
The annual Middle School Closing Ceremonies is a highlight of the school year – albeit held on the very last day of the year...
On Friday afternoon, the Senior School Closing Ceremonies were held, marking the official end of the school year for the Grade 9-11 students. Among...
For the youngest at our school, summer vacation started Thursday after each of the Kindergarten to Grade 5 students proudly crossed the stage, waved to...
June 14, 2016 Saanich News Sean Lider '16 Giving grad
June 10, 2016 Yukon News Ryan Hindson '17 Whitehorse’s Ryan Hindson a standout in B.C. high school basketball
What is your passion? Every student at SMUS has a different answer to that question. For some their passion lies somewhere in the realm of arts or...
Outgoing Head Girl and Head Boy – Sarah Jones and Jasper Johnston – reflect on their time as school leaders and heads of SMUS's Prefect Council
June 10, 2016 Times Colonist Callum Montgomery '15 Highlanders hope to stymie front-running Foothills FC
June 8, 2016 CTV Vancouver Island Fish Eye Project presents The Emerald Forest (clip starts at 20:20)
June 8, 2016 Saanich News Fo Wu and Jasmine Yu '17 St. Michaels students have designs on parklet competition
The story of Die Fledermaus can be a bit confusing, so to prepare you for the Grade 5 opera (running Thursday and Friday at...
Was it Mr. Jackson in the lunch room with the knife? Or was it Professor Plum in the laboratory with the lead pipe? It's early Monday...
May 28, 2016 The Province 1st XV Rugby B.C. High School rugby results
Poetry, as the Grade 3 students in Mr. Brandon Hawes' class have learned this term, is much more than just putting pen to paper. There's the...
May 26, 2016 Monday Magazine Grade 5 Opera "Die Fledermaus" Small voices tackle big show (p. 31) https://issuu.com/blackpress/docs/i20160526074301142/31
Some major hardware was up for grabs on a number of fronts, as local playoff action finished in advance of the Island and provincial championships. Golf At...
"If I suddenly said you couldn't drink the tap water, you couldn’t get any clean water, does anybody know where you would go for...
May 17, 2016 Times Colonist Oliver Brooks '10 Travel app puts local designer on global map
May 17, 2016 Saanich News Ryan Totz '16 St. Michaels student wins prestigious scholarship
May 18, 2016 Times Colonist Senior girls soccer SMUS Blue Jags find a way to Island soccer gold
French students at the Middle School are learning about places, towns and how to effectively navigate a city using directions, so what better way to...
The mechanical buzz of the 3D printer moving back and forth is what first catches their attention. Then once the students see (and learn...
Last week, all of our Grade 9 students headed out to various corners of the province to participate in outdoor trips that pushed them out...
May 13, 2016 Times Colonist 1st XV Rugby Blue Jags blast Barbs in Howard Russell Cup
May 8, 2016 CBC News Teacher Dorothy Hawes Ogopogo Odyssey': Victoria teacher works with Disney illustrator to create children's book
If it hadn't been for a couple "serendipitous" moments courtesy of St. Michaels University School, English teacher Dorothy Hawes likely wouldn't be celebrating the launch of her children's...
As part of their City 2020 final project, Grade 6 Humanities students were presented with a driving question: “As urban planners, how can we...
It's been a decade since 11-year-old Lindon Carter stood onstage at the McPherson Playhouse in SMUS's first-ever Grade 5 opera, Johann Strauss II's Die Fledermaus. "That was a...
May 2, 2016 Oak Bay News Rick Anthony '81 Kosovo duty highlights decades-long career
The 400th anniversary of William Shakespeare's death was an appropriate backdrop for the Humanities 7 students to bring the magic of The Bard's words...
On the heels of the recent exciting news that our Grade 2 classes successfully hatched a trio of baby chicks, we're proud to announce...
Don't be fooled by the name – Alumni Weekend is a celebration of (and for) our entire community, not just students who've graduated already. Alumni Weekend is...
March 9, 2016 Delta Optimist Sidney Rich (University School Old Boy) Delta filmmaker to tell 'Rich' story
It's always a special occasion when our Junior School students visit the Senior School campus for some hands-on learning, and that was especially true...
Our annual Brain Awareness Week – now in its fourth year! – is a time for our community of students, parents and staff to...
Middle School musicians performed in the Greater Victoria Performing Arts Festival this week. For many of the Grade 6-8 students it was their first opportunity...
Mr. Giggles, Cottonball and Fluffy are the three newest members of our Grade 2 population, after the trio of baby chicks hatched in class Tuesday...
Even before the sun rises, a large group of Junior School students is spending three mornings a week getting a fun fitness session in before classes...
Middle School students have spent the last few months putting their creative and artistic talents to work on a variety of projects. Now on...
April 8, 2016 Dr. Bri Budlovksy (née Bentzon) '04 Oak Bay News Doc. features Oak Bay-raised doc Times Colonist Former Oak Bay woman now a doctor in hospital reality...
Tate Parker, Kindergarten student April 1, 2016 CHEK News Blanket BC Society gives Community Service Award to "Sleeping Bag Tate" Victoria News Five-year-old recognized for helping his community
CBC News March 28, 2015 Will Barry, Winner of the 2016-17 BSYE Contest Rothesay student wins 1 year scholarship at St. Michaels University School in B.C.
The Guardian March 25, 2016 Stewart Butterfield '91 Beyond email: could startup Slack change the way you work?
Sport BC March 14, 2016 Graeme Hyde-Lay '15 Sport BC Announces 2016 Athlete of the Year Awards (photo courtesy of Sport BC)
Prince George Citizen March 15, 2016 Delphine Ji '16 Federal grant for mushroom research at UNBC (photo courtesy of the Prince George Citizen)
The Province March 16, 2016 2A PRE-SEASON HOOPS: Before their time in 2016, SMUS Blue Jags will arrive No. 1 in ’17
March 12, 2016 Edmonton Journal Jelena Mrdjenovich '00 Jelena Mrdjenovich re-claims world featherweight titles with 10-round, unanimous decision over Edith Matthysse
March 12 & 13, 2016 The Province Jags, Cavs to collide for BC 2A hoops title Epic first-half defence the key to stopping SMUS
Times Colonist March 14, 2016 Mike Fuailefau '10 Bowl title has Canadian Sevens oozing with confidence
While the rugby season doesn't typically get under way until the spring, a group of SMUS students have been on the pitch since early...
As a way to showcase all they've learned so far in their musical education at SMUS, our Middle School music students – choir, band...
Grade 5 students at the Junior School, under the leadership and guidance of Mr. Gary Barber, spent the last 10 weeks researching, studying and learning all things Olympic...
Last Friday, the entire Middle School spent the day out of the classroom and lent a helping hand in the community. Community Service Day at...
All term, the Grade 2 classes have been studying the Arctic and the traditional ways of life of the Inuit people. From lessons on...
CBC's Jeun'info C.-B. March 2, 2016 Lelia Hoube '17 Pour la sauvegarde de la langue squamish (scroll down to the second to last video)
Times Colonist March 2, 2016 Senior girls basketball Island's top girls basketball teams begin chase for provincial titles
Times Colonist March 1, 2016 Mike Fuailefau '10 New rugby CEO takes charge of Langford-based Canadian teams
The SMUS production of The Phantom of the Opera premiered on Thursday, February 25. The opening night cast starred Ajay Parikh-Friese as the infamous...
Remember the days when you would sit in class, anxious to get home so you could keep building your latest Lego creation? Well, now...
Two Grade 8 students will soon be able to put "published author" on their list of accomplishments, as both were named finalists in Polar...
Tonight the Senior School production of The Phantom of the Opera debuts to a nearly sold-out crowd at the McPherson Playhouse. For months, students,...
February 24, 2016 Senior School production of The Phantom of the Opera Saanich News St. Michaels students stage Phantom of the Opera at McPherson Shaw TV (see video above)
The hoped-for basketball "dream weekend" never quite materialized, as SMUS suffered a series of close defeats in playoff action. First, the Senior girls took part...
A group of nine Middle School students will test their mettle this weekend as St. Michaels University School participates in the World Scholar's Cup...
Last Thursday, our Grade 5 students went to Mount Doug Park to learn more about First Nations people. Taking them to Mount Doug was...
The clock is ticking, and we are now less than one week away from the debut of the Senior School musical, The Phantom of...
After months of hard work, long rehearsals and dedication, the Senior School musical production of The Phantom of the Opera debuts at the McPherson...
Valentine's Day at the Junior School is a wonderful day to highlight friendship and how much we care about one another. So it makes...
Months of hard work by nearly 200 French-speaking Middle School students culminated in the first two rounds of the recent Concours d'Art Oratoire. For...
A few minutes before sending his Grade 5 class out to play, Mr. Matt Kiel asked them a question: What is the point of play? Students were...
This September the school took a big step forward in offering a Grade 10 experiential program that blends into everyday classes, applies the lessons...
CBC Radio: Jeun'info February 4, 2016 Lelia Houbé '19 Lelia talks (in French) about Aboriginal youth trying to save their language
Mia Roberts, like many SMUS athletes, is a multi-sport student; soccer in the spring, field hockey in the fall and basketball in the winter....
The Middle School will soon be transformed into Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry, thanks to the passion and ingenuity of a Grade 8 student. Jenna S....
Quilting may not necessarily seem like the kind of skill that a 21st-century learner would want to develop. It's a really low-tech and finicky process,...
University of Victoria January 24, 2016 Bhupinder Dulku '09 MBA team wins Corporate Knights’ Business for a Better World case competition... again!
Luke McCloskey '10 January 22, 2016 Rugby Canada McCloskey and Berna set to make Sevens Series Debuts Times Colonist McCloskey eager for National Rugby 7s spotlight
On Friday, SMUS Head Boy Jasper Johnston visited the Junior School and spoke during assembly. He spoke from the heart to the K-5 students...
Grade 8 students are walking the talk next week, as they put their passion for leadership into action by organizing and hosting a leadership conference...
On Monday, the Grade 4 and 5 members of the Junior School swimming club participated in the ISEA Swim Jamboree at Saanich Commonwealth Place. The...
by Liza Weymar and Radha Raina, Grade 9 students Last week in Modern Studies 9, our class had the fortune of meeting two Syrian refugees...
January 19, 2016 The National on CBC Leslie Preston '95 Bottom Line | What's Ahead for 2016?
Sport B.C. January 19, 2016 Graeme Hyde-Lay '15 Sport B.C. 50th Annual Athlete of the Year Awards Finalists Announced
by Ms. Maureen Hann, education technology specialist In December, SMUS students participated in the Hour of Code, a worldwide initiative aimed at introducing school-aged children to...
January 18, 2016 Ann Makosinski '15 Teenage inventor uses TEDx Teen talk to call on young people to ditch their smartphones (The Independent) Everything You Missed From...
What is in the humongous black tube? That was the mystery Grade 4 social studies students faced when they returned to SMUS after their winter holiday. Before...
Once every couple of days in the Middle School timetable, all students in Grades 6 through 8 step outside of the traditional classroom setting...
SMUS alumnus Taylor Rankin and his violin Leroy returned to SMUS this week to work with our Senior School strings students on improvisation and...
December 25, 2015 Cowichan Valley Citizen Bill Greenwell (former basketball coach), Steve Nash '92 Former coach is courtside as Steve Nash honoured
December 10, 2015 The Province Steve Nash '92 Making an NBA superstar: The oral history of Steve Nash and SMUS's 1992 B.C. high school hoops championship
December 12, 2015 The Province Ann Makosinski '15 Acclaimed UBC student inventor swapping jet-setting life for quiet Victoria family Christmas
As with any family, the holiday season just doesn't feel complete unless everyone gathers together for some fun and merriment. And at SMUS, that...
by Mr. Bruce Maxwell The two Grade 12 Law classes participated in mock trials this week. One class experienced firsthand a criminal case, while the other had a civil...
In what is probably the most adorable show of the Christmas season, our Junior School played host this week to two performances of the...
Against the backdrop of the majestic Christ Church Cathedral, our annual Christmas Carol Service is a wonderful way for our school community to assemble and get into...
Student leaders at our Junior School are busy like elves, collecting money and items as part of a variety of fundraising drives to make...
While many people view karate as a martial art, it's rooted in the greater concept of self-improvement on a physical, mental and spiritual level....
Oak Bay News December 3, 2015 Ajay Parikh-Friese '16 Oak Bay teen returns to the Belfry stage
November 30, 2015 Tate Parker (Kindergarten, Class of 2028) Victoria Kindergartener collects sleeping bags for homeless (CBC) Fairfield boy collecting sleeping bags for homeless (Victoria News) Kindergartener giving away...
Fifteen or 20 years ago, you'd be hard-pressed to find a math teacher who hadn't told their class at some point during a conversation...
A newscaster (very much resembling math teacher Mr. Steve Bates) comes on the television to deliver breaking news. "At precisely 7:47 this morning, Mr. Andy...
Whoever first said, "Kids say the darnedest things" must have taught young students. When you're educating kids at that age, what adults consider to be...
One of the most remarkable aspects of a SMUS education is the introduction to music at an early age. Students pick up their first...
by Tayte Gossling, Grade 10 Last week, 16 SMUS students travelled to Ottawa and Montreal, under the supervision of Mr. Goodman and Ms. Knight, for the...
Dickinson College Athletics November 19, 2015 Hedvika Suchankova '15 Suchankova Named Harrow Sports Player of the Week
Victoria News November 10, 2015 Ann Makosinski '15 After Google, after graduation, Ann Makosinski just keeps on inventing
Times Colonist November 12, 2015 Blue Jags bag another Island AA boys Soccer title Blue Jags eye third straight Colonist Cup
May 8th of this year marked 100 years since University School founder Capt. Robert Harvey's death as a prisoner of war in a German...
Heartfelt poetry, recitations, storytelling and music is how our Junior School students honoured Remembrance Day this week. The Tuesday morning service was a touching tribute...
The Dartmouth Nov. 6, 2015 Dawit Workie '13 Dawit Workie guides Big Green as unconventional flyhalf
On Friday morning, Grade 5 students brandished their bows – the musical tool, not the arrow-shooting weapon – to serenade classmates, teachers, parents and grandparents...
The squash program at the Middle School expanded this year to give up-and-coming athletes more opportunities to learn and play. For years, Grade 6-8 students have played...
"We did it! We failed a couple of times but that's OK." That reflective comment, written by a pair of Grade 3 students, is tacked...
At the start of the school year, every Middle School student was gifted a book. And not a math textbook or a dense history...
Cayman Islands Government TV October 26, 2015 Jessica Harvey '08 Cayman Parrot Survey Spotlight
Vancouver Sun October 26, 2015 Olivia de Goede '09 de Goede has been great for the T-Birds
Members of the Middle School Free the Children club returned to campus on Thursday ready to make change. The 27 Grade 8 students (plus a...
by Diana Nason, Junior School teacher/librarian At the Junior School, we work hard to maintain a culture of reading. This means that reading for pleasure...
Sydney Swans October 16, 2015 Mike Pyke '02 Mike Pyke's remarkable career ends
At the Senior School, Ms. Kirsten Davel is well known for her geography expertise and for championing GIS mapping (geographic information system) as a fun and unique...
Our students' return from the Thanksgiving long weekend marks a change in the school's dress code – summer dress is out, and our regular uniforms come back to...
Last week, each of our Grade 5 students bravely stood up in front of the whole school (plus a large crowd of proud parents)...
Last week, students participating in the Middle School's technology exploratory visited a very interesting workplace: VRX Advanced Simulators, located in the industrial park by Victoria...
With the federal election less than two weeks away, the SMUS Review asked some of our politics and history teachers to write about why it's important to...
The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon October 6, 2015 Ann Makosinski '15 appears on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon (for the second time) to show...
To help develop some important skills: teamwork, respect, communication and cooperation, Grade 4 and 5 students each recently spent a day at Camp Pringle...
Last weekend, six Grade 8 SMUS students (along with Mr. Jackson) travelled to Ontario to participate in the CAIS Middle School Leadership Conference More than...