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SMUS in the News: Sibling Storytellers and Artists Co-Write Children’s Novel

Students Haley and Jacob Paetkau, and their mom Jean, co-wrote and illustrated "Rumpa and the Snufflewort," a children's book
Forty Fathers by Tessa Lloyd

SMUS in the News: Counsellor Tessa Lloyd Talks New Book ‘Forty Fathers’

Junior School counsellor Tessa Lloyd sits down with the Vancouver Sun to talk about her new book on fatherhood, Forty Fathers

SMUS in the News: Andrew Battershill ’06 Talks About His New Novel

Andrew Battershill '06 sits down with The Globe and Mail to talk about his new crime novel, Marry, Bang, Kill.
Metafictive books

Tales From Our Grade 4 Authors

Grade 4 students learned about metafiction to inspire them to write and illustrate their own stories – which were then published as a book!

SMUS in the News: An Excerpt from Steven Price’s Novel ‘By Gaslight’

July 22, 2016 The Globe & Mail Steven Price '94 Summer Reading: An excerpt from Steven Price's new novel By Gaslight

SMUS in the News: Victoria Teacher Works with Disney Illustrator to Create Children’s Book

May 8, 2016 CBC News Teacher Dorothy Hawes Ogopogo Odyssey': Victoria teacher works with Disney illustrator to create children's book
Ogopogo Odyssey

Teacher Dorothy Hawes’ Children’s Book Comes Full Circle at SMUS

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...

Author Visits Brings Reading Excitement to Junior School

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...

Students and Parents Pick Up Literature Tips

by Melanie Edwards, parent I was greeted with a warm welcome on Monday evening as I entered the Middle School library to attend Jocelyn Dimm's...

Scholar in Residence Kenneth Oppel ’85

Alumnus and Governor General Award-winning author Kenneth Oppel '85 returned to SMUS this week to speak to students at all three schools about his...

Junior School Students Meet Author

by Diana Nason, librarian We were fortunate to have Robin Muller visit the Junior School on Monday, May 9th on his way home to Toronto...

Brendan McLeod Performs New Monologue

Frequent SMUS guest Brendan McLeod — author, poet, musician — stopped by to share his brand new monologue with our students. The member of...

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