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Congratulations to The Best School Year Ever 2020 Winner

Learn more about the winner of this year's The Best School Year Ever® scholarship contest

Reading Takes You Places!

Teacher-librarian Sarah Bailey highlights the Middle School students who are representing Canada in "the sport of reading"

What is it Like to Win The Best School Year Ever?

We chat with Chanel Khuu, winner of The Best School Year Ever® contest 2019-20, to learn about her time at SMUS so far

Help Share the News That The Best School Year Ever is Back!

Check out the new The Best School Year Ever® video and learn more about this year's scholarship contest.

The Winner of The Best School Year Ever 2019 is…

Find out who won The Best School Year Ever contest and a scholarship to SMUS for the 2019-20 school year
Future Innovator Challenge

SMUS in the News: Students Win Seed Money to Improve Quality of Life in...

A group of SMUS students was named a finalist in the South Island Prosperity Project's Future Innovator Challenge

CONTEST: Shoot Video of Life at SMUS and Win!

Want to win one of five Amazon gift cards? We want Senior School students to share their videos that show what it's like to be a SMUS student

And The Winner of The Best School Year Ever Is…

Find out who won The Best School Year Ever full-year boarding scholarship to St. Michaels University School for the 2018-2019 school year.

The Best School Year Ever is Back and Bigger Than Ever!

This year The Best School Year Ever® contest is awarding 20 boarding scholarships to high school students from North America
SMUS Prefect Council

#SMUSSelfie Instagram Contest: Meet Your Prefect Council

The first week back at school is the perfect time to make new friends. That's why we're running the #SMUSSelfie Instagram contest with the SMUS Prefect Council

The Best School Year Ever: “What is Your Dream?”

"It's always just been a dream of mine to go to boarding school." Find out who is the winner of a full-year boarding scholarship to St. Michaels University School
The Best School Year Ever

The Best School Year Ever 2017 Finalists Are…

We are excited to introduce you to the five finalists of The Best School Year Ever contest

WANTED: (Even More) Amazing High School Students

We're well aware of it: The Best School Year Ever® contest is a little corny. But we're OK with that – because we know that this opportunity changes students’ lives.

SMUS in the News: SMUS Students Win Nanaimo Parklet Contest

July 13, 2016 Royal Architectural Institute of Canada (RAIC) Fo Wu and Jasmine Yu '17 Nanaimo parklets leave lasting impact

SMUS in the News: Grade 11 Students Have Designs on Parklet Competition

June 8, 2016 Saanich News Fo Wu and Jasmine Yu '17 St. Michaels students have designs on parklet competition

SMUS in the News: Will Barry Wins The Best School Year Ever Contest

CBC News March 28, 2015 Will Barry, Winner of the 2016-17 BSYE Contest Rothesay student wins 1 year scholarship at St. Michaels University School in B.C.

Best School Year Ever Answers the Question “What If?”

For the past three years, The Best School Year Ever® boarding scholarship contest has challenged students across North America to ask themselves this question:...
Two SMUS students will soon be published authors, after being named finalists in national writing contests in the short story and poetry categories.

Young English Students Become Published Authors

Two Grade 8 students will soon be able to put "published author" on their list of accomplishments, as both were named finalists in Polar...

Students Cram for World Scholar’s Cup Competition

A group of nine Middle School students will test their mettle this weekend as St. Michaels University School participates in the World Scholar's Cup...

The Best School Year Ever: And the Finalists Are…

For the past month, a panel of judges (made up of students and teachers) has been watching and rewatching all of The Best School...

#SMUSStyle Instagram Contest: Show Us Your Knot-Tying Skills

Our students' return from the Thanksgiving long weekend marks a change in the school's dress code – summer dress is out, and our regular uniforms come back to...

‘This Has Been The Best School Year Ever!’

Last September, Santiago Mazoy, Alessandra Massa and Silke Kuhn began their school year at St. Michaels University School. The three finalists in our inaugural...

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...

Students Deliver at French, English Public Speaking Competitions

Trophy shelves are a little heavier this month for a number of talented SMUS students who spoke their way to a fantastic finish at...

Best School Year Ever: And the Winner is…

It happened again. SMUS launched its second Best School Year Ever contest in October 2014 with the tagline: "Wanted: One amazing high school student." What...

Meet the Best School Year Ever Finalists

The SMUS campus has been buzzing with Best School Year Ever chatter for months now. We launched the 2015-16 scholarship contest in late October,...

Treasured Boarding Experiences are a Hot Commodity

This is the final part in a series of candid blogs written by our 2014-15 Best School Year Ever winners on the Good, the Bad and the Surprising of their boarding...

How to Win the Best School Year Ever Contest

With the deadline to enter our Best School Year Ever video contest fast approaching, we want to help boost your chances of winning the once-in-a-lifetime...

Wanted: Three Amazing High School Students

Last school year, we launched an unusual recruitment campaign: we made available a once-in-a-lifetime contest experience for North American high school students. Up for grabs...

French Students Succeed at Concours d’Art Oratoire

by Valerie Pike and Mimi Brown Fourteen students from the Middle and Senior School recently attended the British Columbia and Yukon division finals for Concours...

Found: Three Amazing High School Students

WANTED: One amazing high school student. So said the tagline for SMUS's first Best School Year Ever scholarship contest. Who knew we'd find so many...

And the BSYE finalists are…

Ever since January 15, when Kalkidan Amare, David Boroto and Ann Makosinski helped SMUS launch the Best School Year Ever scholarship contest, there's been...

SMUS in the News: Free School Year

Victoria News January 24, 2014 Free school year in Victoria for best and brightest

The Best School Year Ever

Today is the Day of Silence organized by our student chapter of Amnesty International. Good thing, therefore, that I was able to say my...

Student Short Film Tops VFF Contest

http://vimeo.com/81909195 Grade 12 student Olivia Sorley took first place in the Senior student category for the Victoria Film Festival, which officially begins on February 7,...

And the Winner Is…

This year, we put our second annual Outdoor Education Photo Contest online and let everyone vote on the strongest photos. Thanks to everyone who...

Student Photographers Capture Outdoor Adventures

There was a time on outdoor education trips that you didn't have to worry about how you looked because everyone else who hadn't showered...

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...

SMUS Mathematicians Win Big at Provincials

by Andrew Kang, Grade 9 For two years, I have competed in the Math Challengers events, in Grades 7 and 8. This year, going...

Grade 8 Student Ranks High in Geography Competition

One of our Middle School students got some exciting news recently - he placed within the top ten for the Great Canadian Geography Challenge....

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