Tag: Denise Lamarche

Denise Lamarche

Celebrating Academic Achievement

Academic excellence continues to be a strength of a SMUS education. Each year, I find that the beginning of the academic year brings considerable...
Denise Lamarche

Student Ideas, Real-World Answers

June is an exciting month at SMUS with various closing celebrations and exhibitions of learning. Across our program, parents and students are invited to...
Denise Lamarche

Diligence and Focus

Academic achievement is one of the key strengths of a SMUS education. Lately I’ve been marvelling at the accomplishments of students across our school....
Denise Lamarche

The SMUS Educational Experience and Our Future Potential

Ms. Denise Lamarche, Director of Academics, writes about how the Portrait of the Learner qualities help prepare students for higher learning and life
Denise Lamarche

Ask SMUS: Why Are There No Letter Grades On My Child’s Report Card?

Director of Academics Ms. Denise Lamarche talks about the shift this year to have no letter grades on Middle School report cards
Denise Lamarche

Ask SMUS: What is Acceptable Cellphone Use at School?

Director of Academics Ms. Denise Lamarche writes about technology and acceptable cellphone use at SMUS
Denise Lamarche

Ask SMUS: “Why Did the Senior School Timetable Change?”

The Senior School timetable change could be the start of a series of changes as we further explore how daily timetables and the academic year impact student learning
Denise Lamarche

Ask SMUS: “What Does a Director of Academics Do?”

Director of Academics Ms. Denise Lamarche answers a commonly heard question: "What do you do? And how is your job different from the Director of Learning?"

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