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SMUS in the News: Anna Mollenhauer ’17 Named Field Hockey Player of the Year

Anna Mollenhauer '17 was named U SPORTS Canada's field hockey Player of the Year
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Steve Nash ’92 Inducted into Basketball Hall of Fame

SMUS alumnus and NBA player Steve Nash '92 was inducted in the Basketball Hall of Fame

Athletic Awards 2018

Congratulations to all student athletes on a great year in sport, and to our 2018 athletic awards recipients

SMUS in the News: Anna Mollenhauer ’17 Receives Inaugural UVic Carmen Kirkness Award

Field hockey athlete Anna Mollenhauer '17 receives the inaugural Carmen Kirkness Award for exemplifying courage, humility, heart, hard work and loyalty
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SMUS in the News: SMUS Shortlisted for Prism Award for Coaching

The Saanich News highlights SMUS being named a finalist for the International Coach Federation's Prism Award

Athletic Awards 2017

Congratulations to SMUS's student athletes on a great year in sport, and to our 2017 athletic awards recipients

SMUS in the News: Jamison Schulz-Franco ’17 Recognized as “Future 15” Award Recipient

Grade 12 student Jamison Schulz-Franco is recognized by UniversityHub.ca as one of their "Future 15" award recipients

SMUS in the News: Ann Makosinski ’15 Talks Forbes 30 Under 30 List

Ann Makosinski '15 talks with CBC, CTV and the Times Colonist about being named to the Forbes 30 Under 30 list
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SMUS in the News: Ann Makosinski ’15 Named to Forbes 30 Under 30

Ann Makosinski '15, founder of Makotronics Entreprises, is named to the Forbes 30 Under 30 List

SMUS at the Olympic Games

In the 110-year history of our school, many students have treated us to amazing moments on the field, the court, on the stage and...

Athletic Awards 2016

Congratulations to SMUS's student athletes on a great year in sport, and to our 2016 athletic awards recipients

French Public Speakers Deliver at Concours d’Art Oratoire

"Tout ce qui brille n'est pas d'or." (All that glitters is not gold) These were the closing lines of Grade 6 student Vienna W.'s speech. Her...

SMUS in the News: Ryan Totz ’16 Wins Four-Year Scholarship to UNC Chapel Hill

May 17, 2016 Saanich News Ryan Totz '16 St. Michaels student wins prestigious scholarship

SMUS in the News: Kindergartener Receives Special Community Award

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  
Graeme Hyde-Lay '15 wins High School Athlete of the Year

SMUS in the News: Graeme Hyde-Lay ’15 Wins High School Athlete of the Year...

Sport BC March 14, 2016 Graeme Hyde-Lay '15 Sport BC Announces 2016 Athlete of the Year Awards (photo courtesy of Sport BC)
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Ryan Totz ’16 Wins Morehead-Cain Scholarship to UNC-Chapel Hill

One of the best parts about the work I do is the privilege I have to get to know so many incredible young people....
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2015 Distinguished Alumnus: Michael Code ’67, Real-World Problem Solver

In a classic story of humble beginnings, human potential and hard work, lawyer Sarah Hudson ’00 uncovers the passion that fuels our 2015 Distinguished...
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Robotics Club Takes Home Lego Trophies After Competition

Remember the days when you would sit in class, anxious to get home so you could keep building your latest Lego creation? Well, now...
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This week at lunch

Last week I wrote about our Vancouver Alumni reception – a wonderful event two weeks ago. Among those in attendance was Ann Makosinski, who graduated...
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SMUS in the News: Steve Nash ’92 Named to B.C. Sports Hall of Fame

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
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2015 Athletic Awards

by Lindsay Brooke, Athletic Director The 2014-15 school year has simply been the finest ever in SMUS sporting history. Pride of place goes to the athletes and coaches...
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Aspiring Young Fashion Designer Wins National Student Design Contest

For someone who only recently took an active interest in the fashion world, Kiko Wu is very quickly making her talents known. The Grade 11 student...
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Junior School Sports Day – great kids, great coaches.

I have composed my blog entries in all kinds of places: on airplanes, on the ferry to Vancouver, in hotel rooms, in airport waiting...
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Athletics Week in Review: 1st XV Win Provincial Gold in Rugby

The 1st XV rugby squad travelled to Abbotsford May 27-30 to take part in the BC AA Championships. Among other things at stake, following...
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Athletics Week in Review: Senior Girls Soccer Wins Bronze at Provincials

The Senior girls soccer season came to an end in a most exciting manner, as the team took part in the BC AA Championship...

SMUS Students Earn Perfect Scores on Advanced Placement Exams

Grade 12 student Nick Scholz and 2014 grad Jennifer Park achieved something quite rare last year. The two students are among only 285 in the world to...
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SMUS Filmmakers Get Red Carpet Treatment at the Victoria Film Festival

What do three SMUS students have in common with world-famous directors Martin Scorsese, Frederick Wiseman and Lone Scherfig? They all have films selected to...

SMUS Students Recognized for Leadership in Philanthropy

On Tuesday, students from our Junior and Senior Schools were recognized by the Association of Fundraising Professionals during the National Philanthropy Day Awards ceremony at...
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Alumnus Gareth Rees, Teacher Nancy Mollenhauer Enter Halls of Fame

Gareth Rees ’85 made Canadian history last week, becoming the first rugby player ever to be inducted into Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame. The rugby...
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SMUS Distinguished Alumnus: Melissa Sawyer

This week, Melissa Sawyer '94, the recipient of the 2014 SMUS Distinguished Alumnus Award visited the school to speak with students about her life and...

2014 Athletic Awards

The 24th SMUS Athletic Banquet was held June 16. Congratulations to all the athletes who represented the school in 14 varsity sports this year....
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SMUS in the News: Ian Hyde-Lay Named Coach of the Year

The Province June 16, 2014 Ian Hyde-Lay Coach of the Year: Ian Hyde-Lay
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Hi-tech, Low-tech

Our Geography teachers are currently enjoying the fruit of their fine work with GIS technology in our program. Four years ago two of our...
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Public Speaking Champ Earns Trip to the UN

Since joining the SMUS community in 2011, Eva Grant has established herself as a strong voice in support of marginalized issues and has practiced...

Duke of Edinburgh Award Recipients 2013

The Duke of Edinburgh's Award is an exciting self-development Programme available to all young people ages 14-25, equipping them with life skills to make a...
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The SMUS Distinguished Alumni Series: Douglas Freeman

The SMUS Distinguished Alumnus Award recognizes alumni who have excelled in their chosen fields and have been involved in their communities. This year's Distinguished...
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Athletics Review: SMUS Hands Out the Hardware

by Darin Steinkey A hearty thanks to all the coaches and teachers that contributed to the Athletics Review this past year and especially to Lindsay...
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Athletics Review: Recognizing Achievements

Richard Primrose, Acting Director of Athletics The 2012 SMUS Athletic Banquet, featuring over 220 student-athletes, parents and sponsors, took place Wednesday, June 6 in the...
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SMUS French Teacher Honoured

by Xavier Abrioux, Director of the Middle School This week, Middle School French teacher Karen Oraas was celebrated at a ceremony at the legislature. Karen...
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Teacher Susan Stenson Recognized by Prime Minister

Hinton Chair Susan Stenson, who began teaching at SMUS this September, was recently awarded a Certificate of Achievement from the Prime Minister's Awards for...

Banquet Honours SMUS Athletes

The 2011 SMUS Athletic Banquet, featuring over 220 student-athletes, parents and sponsors, took place Wednesday, June 9 in the Monkman Athletic Complex. Special guests included...

SMUS Student Takes Top Spot in French Speaking Competition

by Theresa Cho, Grade 10 On May 7th, I and a few other senior school students—along with some middle school students—went to Vancouver to participate...
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Essay Contest Nominee Meets Former Canuck Captain

by Jessy Lok, Grade 10 boarder I had been waiting for this news for a long time and when I finally received it, I was...
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Liam Maclure Named Amazing Kid

by Erin Anderson, editor Congratulations to Grade 11 student Liam Maclure, who has been named an Amazing Kid by A-Channel and Save On Foods. The...

Math Competitions Add Up for SMUS Grad

by Brandon Ewonus, Grade 12 The Canadian Mathematical Olympiad (CMO) is Canada’s premier national advanced mathematics competition and is staged by the Canadian Mathematical Society...

Athletic Awards for the 2009-2010 School Year

Male Athlete of the Year: Jure Erlic (runner-up: Luke McCloskey) Female Athlete of the Year: Ciara Glen (runner-up: Annie Pike) Junior Athlete of the Year: Joseph...

Grade 7 Student Wins Big at Science Fair

by Ann Makosinski, Grade 7 student Last April 10 -12, 2010, I participated in the 49th Vancouver Island Regional Science Fair held at the University...

Junior School Musicians Shine in Victoria Festival

by Mary Smith, music teacher The city of Victoria is enriched annually in the early spring by the presence of the Greater Victoria Performing Arts...

SMUS Sweeps Poetry Competition

Our Writing 12 students recently won four of the six awards in the senior category of the National League of Canadian Poets 2010 Poetic...

Joining the Chinese Language Proficiency Competition

by Mue I, Grade 11 boarder from Japan Because I had previously won 1st place and the best speaker award in the East Japan Area,...

Junior School Service Applauded

This week, the SMUS Junior school was recognized for its many service initiatives at the annual Youth in Philanthropy awards. Grade 5 student Nick...

Grade 7 Student Commended in Essay Competition

by Tessa Owens, Grade 7 Last year, in humanities class, my peers and I took part in the Royal Commonwealth Essay Competition. This sounded very...

BC Student Shines in Provincials

by Erin Anderson Last week, we spoke to SMUS vocalist and provincial champion Benji Schaan and this week, Grade 10 student Olivia Krusel, who also...

Ceremonial End to the School Year

Last week, every SMUS student was honoured during the annual Closing Ceremonies, which are held by the Junior, Middle and Senior Schools. The Junior School...

SMUS Students Winning Singers

At this year’s Performing Arts BC Provincial Festival, SMUS student Benji Schaan took home first place in the Intermediate Musical Theatre category and was...

SMUS Student Takes Chess Trophy

Grade 7 student Jill Ding took first place at the Victoria Chess Championship earlier this month. By winning every match she played, Jill became...

Rowing Its Own Reward

Last weekend, our rowing coach Susanne Walker Curry was named the Female Coach of the Year by Rowing Canada Aviron, the national governing body...

Athletics Review: June 8, 2008

Rowing After the National Rowing Regatta took place in St. Catharines, Ontario, Derek Stedman and Liz Fenje stayed behind to trial for the Junior National...

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