Tag: Christmas

Ringing in the Winter Break as a Community

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The final days before Winter Break are filled with traditions that bring us together as a SMUS community

Carol Service: Traditions and Rituals Connecting a Community

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The SMUS community gathers for the annual Carol Service to enjoy music and thoughtful student reflections

Putting the “Service” in Christmas Carol Service

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Our annual Christmas Carol Service brings the community together for a beautiful evening of music and student reflections

GALLERY: SMUS Community Comes Together for Christmas

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Students and staff gathered together to celebrate Christmas, sing some carols, have some laughs and enjoy the holiday season
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Snow

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The word “snow” has been whispered around campus in the last 24 hours, especially among our boarders. Our boarders come from 26 different countries, and...
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SMUS Community Gathers for Fun Christmas Celebration

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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...
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Christmas tree

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Originally I was planning on buying our Christmas tree at one of the many cut-your-own places around Victoria. However I managed to find one...
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Primary Students Spread Christmas Cheer at Concert

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In what is probably the most adorable show of the Christmas season, our Junior School played host this week to two performances of the...
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Music, Reflections Bring Christmas Carol Service to Life

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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...
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‘Tis the Season for Service Learning at the Junior School

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Student leaders at our Junior School are busy like elves, collecting money and items as part of a variety of fundraising drives to make...
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Primary Students Jingle All The Way Onstage

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To cap off the holiday season, our Junior School hosted its annual Primary Christmas Concert this week, much to the delight of proud parents...
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The Best Way to Spread Christmas Cheer is Singing Loud for All to Hear

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Every family has Christmas traditions. For the SMUS family, our tradition is a very large gathering (everyone from Kindergarten to Grade 12 comes together)...
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Middle School Band Students Exude Christmas Cheer

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A concert leading up to Christmas doesn't have to simply include traditional holiday music to make it a great show, and our Middle School band students...
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Carol Service Brings Reflections on the Holiday Season

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Our annual Carol Service is a joyous opportunity for members of the SMUS community to gather and reflect on what the holiday season means to...
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Snow on snow

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For today, this phrase is theoretical, although we did have a dusting last Saturday. The words actually come from one of the carols sung...
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A Lesson in Baking, Math and Altruism

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The sweet smell of fresh gingerbread cookie dough filled the hallways of our Senior School this week, as Grade 2 students rolled up their...

All We Want for Christmas is SMUS

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It wouldn't be the holidays at SMUS without the annual all-school assembly. From chipmunks to kings, the traditional student-led skewering of the faculty, a...

Tiny Voices Perform Holiday Tunes

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Our Junior School hosted their own very special Christmas concert this week. Students from Kindergarten to Grade 3 performed a few fun holiday pieces...

Find Meaning in the Season

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Our Carol Service encourages us all to connect with the spiritual side of this holiday season, whatever our faith or beliefs. Through music and...

Baking For A Brighter Holiday

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By Nina Duffus, teacher Our Grade 2 students have continued their annual tradition of making and selling gingerbread. The 22 students have weighed, measured, rolled,...
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A Celebration for All Ages

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The holiday season is always a busy one at SMUS, but every year we make time to come together for a fun-filled assembly, featuring...
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Holiday Songs Brighten Winter Season

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Carols are a staple of Christmas celebration, and with a student body packed with amazing singers, it seems only natural that SMUS contributes a...
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Songs and Stories for the Season

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The SMUS community filled the historic Christ Church Cathedral for its first all-school carol service. There were 300 performers, three schools and a packed...
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Season of Light

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I have always thought of the coming season this way. Season of light: this is a phrase that for me sews together all the...

A SMUS Holiday Montage!

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December is full of holiday celebration at SMUS. From the delicious shortbread cookies baked in Brown Hall to the pile of snow brought in...
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SMUS Hands Out Christmas Hampers

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Tis the season of giving and both the Middle and the Senior School embraced the holiday spirit by collecting toys and food for local...
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Carol Service Brings Holiday Spirit

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Every year, the Senior, Middle and Junior Schools hold a carol service, a celebration of the season that also encourages us to reflect on...
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Primary Students Give Holiday Show

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Students in Kindergarten to Grade 3 performed at a special tea for the grandparents and other guests last week. It was a wonderful and...
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Myrrh

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At our carol services Reverend Fletcher always makes the observation that while our School has the tradition of celebrating Christmas, we are very conscious,...
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Peace

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The sound of students isn’t a gradual and controlled swell. It is an eruption. Once it erupts, it is constant, like one of those...

Junior School Celebrates The Season

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The Junior School has been very busy this month with many holiday events. This week, they held their own carol service, complete with a...

Middle School Carol Service

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by Amita On December 2nd, the Middle School had its annual carol service. I sung in the Grade 8 choir. The two songs we sung...
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Gingerbread

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Last night, my wife Joan spent a half hour sewing back together the stuffed gingerbread man that our son’s pug, Spencer, had just finished...

Middle School Adds to the Festival of Trees

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by Robyn, Grade 7 Last week, a number of students from the Middle School went to the Fairmont Empress Hotel to take part in the...
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The Feast of Stephen

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This is the season of light. We have had two Carol Services, and today is our whole-School Christmas assembly. This week is also the...

Grade 2 Bakers Whip Up Some Gingerbread

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by Amalia, Grade 2 We are making delicious gingerbread in Grade 2! We got to mix the dry dough in our class and we did...

Holiday Activities for All

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Just because classes are ending next Friday, that doesn’t mean that things will be slow at SMUS in December. Students from ages five to...

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