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Megan Blackey

SMUS Teacher Feature: Ms. Megan Blackey

Middle School teacher Ms. Megan Blackey is now in her second year at SMUS. She is originally from Chilliwack and was raised in the...
Gordon Chan

SMUS Teacher Feature: Mr. Gordon Chan

Junior School teacher Mr. Gordon Chan is highlighted in the latest SMUS Teacher Feature

SMUS Teacher Feature: Ms. Kate Knight

Ms. Kate Knight was recently named Interim Director of the Middle School for the 2018-2019 school year. Kate was born in Penetanguishene, Ontario and raised...
Head of School Mark Turner

SMUS in the News: Mr. Mark Turner Arrives at SMUS

Head of School Mr. Mark Turner speaks with the Saanich News about his arrival to SMUS

SMUS Says Goodbye to Our Retiring Teachers

SMUS is saying goodbye to a number of longtime familiar faces this, year as five teachers – with more than 100 years of combined...
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SMUS Teachers Spend a Day as Students

by Erin Anderson, editor To start the new year, our faculty for Grades K-12 spent a day expanding their repertoire of teaching tricks and techniques....
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Lost and Found

Yesterday at lunch I was sitting, as usual, with some of my teaching colleagues in the Dining Hall, and the conversation turned to ideals...
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The Flowers of the Forest

To those who like their skirl, the bagpipes swell a poignant place in the heart’s cavity. Every Remembrance Day, one of our staff members,...

Meeting the Needs of all Learners

by Nancy Richards, Director of Junior School As the Junior School faculty find creative ways to ‘fulfill the promise’ in each student and class throughout...
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Birthdays

On television in Wales (and in Welsh, of course) there is a program that corresponds roughly to an English language program called “This is...

Teachers Take Lessons

Before students returned to campus this week, their teachers took some time to learn themselves, devoting a day to professional development. Global responsibility was...

Hinton Chair Settles Into SMUS

Every year, the Hinton Chair position allows SMUS to bring in an excellent teacher for one year, creating an opportunity for new ideas, collaboration,...

Rowing Its Own Reward

Last weekend, our rowing coach Susanne Walker Curry was named the Female Coach of the Year by Rowing Canada Aviron, the national governing body...

Teachers Awarded for Use of GIS

Last week, two of our teachers received the Award of Excellence from ESRI Canada, in recognition of their work integrating Geographic Information Systems (GIS)...

SMUS Staff Expands

This September, SMUS is welcoming new teachers, counsellors, house parents and staff. Here are just a few of the new people joining our school...

Terence Young Wins Prime Minister's Award

Terence Young, head of the SMUS English department, has been given a Prime Minister’s Award for Teaching Excellence, one of the highest honours in...

Celebrating Four Stellar Careers

This week, the Board of Governors honoured four extraordinary members of our community for their service and dedication to the school. David Fisher, Cliff...

Jeff Hunt Runs the West Coast Trail

This September, Athletic Director and the writer of the Athletics Week-in-Review Jeff Hunt tackled the West Coast Trail, a 75 km backpacking trail along...

Staff Summers Part II: Kayaking around Vancouver Island

Three SMUS staff once again spent part of their summer together paddling the shores of Vancouver Island. Last summer, Mike Jackson; Head of Science...

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