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“Best Exploratory Ever” Pairs Middle Schoolers with Local Seniors

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"I don’t know if there will ever be something at school that will impact me the way this did." Middle School students reflect on a unique partnership they made with residents at a local seniors home

SMUS in the News: SMUS Students Bridge the Generations with Seniors

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The Saanich News highlights a wonderful community project that connected our Middle School Exploratory students with seniors at a local retirement home

SMUS Goes Greek

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Earlier this summer, a group of Grade 8 (soon-to-be Grade 9) students headed around the world to visit Greece. The students were all members of...

Grade 8 Student Brings Harry Potter Magic into the Classroom

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The Middle School will soon be transformed into Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry, thanks to the passion and ingenuity of a Grade 8 student. Jenna S....
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Exploratory: Freedom to Try Something New Without Being Graded!

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Once every couple of days in the Middle School timetable, all students in Grades 6 through 8 step outside of the traditional classroom setting...

Middle School Tech Students Get Behind the Wheel of a Race Car

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Last week, students participating in the Middle School's technology exploratory visited a very interesting workplace: VRX Advanced Simulators, located in the industrial park by Victoria...
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Exploratory is All About Your Passions and Trying Something New

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The Exploratory program at the Middle School gives students in Grades 6 through 8 a chance to try new things, pursue their passions or...
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Student Travellers Return from Service and Culture Trip to Greece

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Learning about Greece from a classroom is interesting; learning about the Mediterranean country and its rich history by actually travelling there is unforgettable. Last school year, Middle...
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Middle School Explorers Set Out For Weekend Camp Experience

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by Matthew, Grade 8 I love cities. I admire places such as Hong Kong and New York for their pace, skyscrapers and for how urban...
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Hands-On Learning Through Exploration

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Our Middle School Exploratory Program is a great way for students to expand their interests; where the thrill of learning something new becomes priority...
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Exploratory Camping Trip Leaves Lifelong Memories

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by Zyoji Jackson, Middle School teacher “One touch of nature makes the whole world kin.” – William Shakespeare. While I cannot assume exactly what Mr. Shakespeare had in...

Tynker-ing with Code

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by Anna Miller, teacher The next exploratory term at the Middle School is going to be an exciting one and a huge learning experience for...

A Look at Exploratory

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Our exploratory program allows Middle School students to choose their own elective course. Each year, teachers come up with new activities and students select...
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Exploring Exploratory

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The Exploratory program is a unique Middle School offering that allows students to try new activities without an academic component. Bringing all three grades...
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Handmade Fashions Hit the Runway

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by Maddi T, Grade 6 The Project Runway exploratory was the best exploratory that I have ever done! We had so much fun learning how...

Exploring Exploratory: A New Way to Learn

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One of the unique programs at the SMUS Middle School, Exploratory classes, allow students to try out different activities in a relaxed atmosphere. Students...

Middle School Students Debut Businesses

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Exploratory: What’s Happening

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by Amanda and Amita Last exploratory, we spent our class visiting some of the other exploratory classes. We visited the cross-stitching, broadcasting, wood-working, games, house...
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Exploratory Students Take Over the Middle School Blog

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by Erin Anderson, editor of the SMUS Review On November 1, the Middle School began a new series of exploratory classes, where students can choose...

Students Entertain Seniors

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See slideshow This week, one of the Middle School exploratory classes visited the Luther Court Society care facility, where they performed music for a very...

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