Raffle Tickets for Sale

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For every $5 ticket, you are entered to win multiple prizes, including the top prize of one week in San Jose del Cabo, Mexico....

Auction Item Update

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Donations for our silent auction keep coming in. Here's some of what we have so far - let us know if you have something...

Spring Fair ’09 Success

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Saturday was a fantastic day! Thank you to everyone who helped make Spring Fair 2009 such a incredible event. Excited children have been describing...

International Food Fair

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One of the most popular features of SMUS Spring Fair is the fabulous International Food Fair. Wonderful cuisine from over seven countries will delight...

Back to schooooooooool

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I know and I’m sorry. You’re tired of hearing it. Every year around late August-early September you start to hear people saying or perhaps you...

What I’m Doing Right Now in 400 words or Less

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I must confess: I live my life from holiday to holiday (or long weekend). So, obviously I’m super-excited about the holiday coming up this...

PeaceJam

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We have only had 2 full weeks of school, and I’m already behind. I just got back from Los Angeles though, and it was...
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A welcome place

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I was walking across the quad yesterday with another staff member. The wind was cool but the sun was shining, not quite as warm...

Wise Women, Princes, Dolls, etc…

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I thought the title might get your attention! There are weekly moments at the MS that we sometimes take for granted because there is just so...

To Learn, To Lead, To Serve: The Middle School Approach

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by Keith Driscoll (Assistant Director) The Middle School's first term of Exploratory sessions was directed towards an introduction to the three common beliefs that guide...
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Serendipity

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Yesterday we had an excellent turnout at the Alumni and Friends Golf Tournament at the Victoria Golf Club. Golfers included 124 alumni, parents, staff...

Used Goods

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  Used Goods       Drop-Off Days     For Spring Fair 2009     *We have added extra days for Used Goods Drop-Off*   This is an easy way to contribute to the success...

Middle School in the SMUS Review

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The Day of the Snakes: Grade 6 student Brennan Bellavance talks about the annual visit from to of our reptilian friends.  ompnkNI83pE&fmt=18 Science Students Look Into...
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On the water

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Every September my wife, Joan, and I host receptions in our house (formally known as Reynolds House around the school) for all the new...

Booth Sponsorship

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Booth Sponsorship Program Booth Sponsorship is a wonderful way to help contribute to the success of Spring Fair 2009. Those who are unable to volunteer...
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In corpore sano…

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One of the iconic images of schools is a field full of teams playing, practicing, kicking balls, wielding field hockey sticks, running around, ponytails...
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American Friends

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Tonight we are holding our annual alumni reception in New York at the Harvard Club, thanks to the generosity of Douglas Freeman and Salim...
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Grandfathers

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On Tuesday mornings I go to the Middle School. A couple of weeks ago, visiting a Grade 6 Art class, a girl over whose...

Hand-Painted Furniture

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Hand-Painted Furniture Here is an easy way to contribute to the success of Spring Fair 2009! We need “cottagey/vintage” type furniture (tables, bedside tables, lamps,...

Garden Stall

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Pre Order form For delivery just before Spring Fair Click Here The garden stall for 2009 will be fresh and pretty!  We will be concentrating on perfect...
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We Remember

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This week, just a short note. It has been a week of preparing for two events, one in the Junior School and one on...

Deadline for pre-ordering your spring plants

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Now is the perfect time to pre-order your plants for May gardening projects. No fuss, no muss – plants, baskets, and flats are available...

Drop-Off Days and Other News

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Our last two drop-off days for all kinds of donations will be Wednesday, April 22nd and Wednesday, April 29th between 7:30 and 8:30 am...

Volunteers!

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With only two weeks to go, we are still in need of more volunteers for the big day. It's a busy time of year...

Silent Auction

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The SMUS Spring Fair 2009 Silent Auction is a wonderful way to help support this great event. We have already begun compiling a fabulous...

International Goods

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  LAST APPEAL FOR GOODS!   Once again, the school will be hosting the ever-popular Canadian and International Marketplace. Decorative and functional goods, which have been collected...

Schools Partner with the World

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On May 31, many SMUS families took part in the World Partnership Walk fundraiser. Both the Junior and Middle Schools are huge supporters of the...

Middle School in the SMUS Review

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A number of new stories about the Middle School were posted to the SMUS Review in the last two weeks: U15 Girls Share Their Soccer...
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A little gem

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From an article in The Economist, this quotation which you would think might come from one of our teachers, on how to be a...
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Text me

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Actually, don’t text me.   Well, all right, go ahead and text me if you like. But I didn’t use that headline because I am...
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All of us

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In my last entry, I observed that a blog gives a writer licence to ramble a bit – so here goes: residence construction, Nelly...
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Pumpkin Carving

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A tradition at our house is to invite all the boarding prefects in on the Sunday afternoon before Hallowe’en to carve pumpkins. Some of...
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Sunshine and alligators

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While I am watching the fields outside my office erupt into activity because students have finished morning classes and are therefore cramming a lot...
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Trees

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It always strikes me, wherever I go, how much trees contribute to the character and definition of a place. As you drive out of...
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Travel

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I write this as I sit on a plane. You can’t travel from Victoria without ascending above a cloudscape burnished by the sun, and...

2021 AA Girls Field Hockey Provincial Tournament

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Schedule and results for the 2021 AA Girls BC Provincial Field Hockey Tournament, hosted by SMUS.
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War Child

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A future Head of our School from the Congo. Food for thought.   Our Service programme at the school has blossomed in the past few years....
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Going Global

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As October comes to an end, so does the string of travels that I mentioned a few weeks ago. Soon I will be...
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Despair and hope

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One attends conferences in the hope on the one hand that the speakers will be uplifting and inspiring, and on the other hand, in...
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And did those feet…

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Thus opens one of the more rousing hymns we sing in Chapel in the Senior School, a hymn that is often criticized for nationalistic...
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Stopping by the woods on a snowy evening

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Today we have our annual, all-School Christmas Assembly. All 930 students, and all staff, both teaching and non-teaching, in the double gymnasium for this...

Service Opportunities – December 8

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On Friday, Jan. 13, 2017, you can help the Victoria Brain Injury Society at the “Chuck a Puck” fundraising night at the Save-On Foods...

Service Opportunities – June 2

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The Downtown Victoria Buskers Festival is a free six-day family friendly community festival. Starting Tuesday, July 11 until Sunday, July 16, Victoria will become a...

Service Opportunities – October 5

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Artemis Place Secondary School needs help setting up their on-site clothing and accessory Boutique. They need 2-3 people who can help to organize, tidy...

Service Opportunities – October 26

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The Monday Magazine Photo contest is coming up, and they need your help! This contest is the longest running amateur photography competition in Victoria...

Toward a new website

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We are asking for our community's feedback to help us in the process of a complete rebuild of our website

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