Tag: CAIS

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Indicators from the CAIS Accreditation Report

Head of School Mr. Mark Turner writes about our school's recent CAIS accreditation
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CAIS – Canadian Accredited Independent Schools

While Victoria was buffeted by wind and rain last weekend, I, my wife, Joan, and our Board Chair, Blair Hagkull, attended the annual Heads...

Students Seek Their Potential at CAIS Leadership Conference

Sliding doors at the airport opened to reveal a group of cheering individuals waving signs. In a haze of initial confusion, we were immediately...
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Grade 8 Students Learn at Leadership Camp

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...
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Senior Students Sharpen Leadership Skills at Montreal CAIS Conference

With an outrageously early wake-up call of 3:45am, four intrepid students and a chaperone embarked on a cross-country journey to the Canadian Accredited Independent...
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Finding your way in the fog

Last week I sat for hours waiting for a float plane that could take me out of the fog in Victoria harbour. It was...

U15 Girls Soccer: Clouds Have Silver Lining

The fifteen Grade 8-9 girls selected for the SMUS CAIS team for the National U-15 Girls Soccer Championships arrived in Toronto on October 2...

Testing the Leadership Waters

Several of our Middle School students recently attended the CAIS Middle School Leadership Conference. The event featured activities, guest speakers and plenty of recreational...
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Accreditation

One of our Senior Math teachers, Deanna Catto, just returned from a four-day accreditation visit to another member school of CAIS, the national organization...
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We Day and CAIS Launch Leaders

Two major — but very different — events have given Middle School students a chance to sharpen their leadership skills. Several students travelled to...
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Senior School Leadership Opportunities

It is time for you to take stock….reflect on what you have done this year so far that has challenged you, scared you, pushed...

CAIS Student Leadership Conference '09

by Scott Dallen, Grade 11 This past week, myself and a group of four other Grade 11 SMUS students (Kirsten Macleod, Caitlin Lastiwka-Farquharson, Lisa Evans,...

CAIS Conference a Huge Success

Last weekend 124 students from 31 schools across the country joined together at the Canadian Association of Independent Schools (CAIS) Student Leadership Conference. The...

2007 CAIS Junior Girls' Soccer Tournament

Last week, the Middle School Girls Soccer Team travelled to Oakville, Ontario to take part in the Canadian Association of Independent School’s Junior Girls’...

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