Tag: Grade 8

Grade 8 Students Highlight Mental Health at Leadership Conference

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Teacher Tanya Lee highlights why Grade 8 students chose to focus their leadership conference on mental health
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What Kind of Leader Am I?: Reflections from Leadership Camp

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Grade 8 student Sophia T. writes about what she learned and the skills she gained at the CAIS Middle School Leadership Camp

Opa! Grade 8 Students Return from Unforgettable Greece Trip

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After learning about Greece in school, a group of Grade 8 students travelled to the Mediterranean country at the start of Summer Break

Student Q&A: Grade 8 Leadership Conference

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We chat with Grade 8 student Neil P. about his experience as one of the student organizers of the Grade 8 Leadership Conference

Reflecting on a Great Grade 8 Leadership Conference

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Middle School student Sophia H. writes about the experience of organizing and taking part in the Grade 8 leadership conference

Grade 8 Students Ask, “What is Your Weird?”

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Grade 8 student organizers of the Accepting 2 Connecting leadership conference highlight the importance of "embracing your weird" and accepting everyone for who they are

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...

2016 Middle School Closing Ceremonies

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The annual Middle School Closing Ceremonies is a highlight of the school year – albeit held on the very last day of the year...

French Speakers Head Downtown for The Amazing Race

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French students at the Middle School are learning about places, towns and how to effectively navigate a city using directions, so what better way to...
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Grade 8s Ready to Host Inspiring Leadership Conference

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Grade 8 students are walking the talk next week, as they put their passion for leadership into action by organizing and hosting a leadership conference...
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‘SMUS Reads’ Event Brings Community Together Around Literacy

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At the start of the school year, every Middle School student was gifted a book. And not a math textbook or a dense history...
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Grade 8 Students Learn at Leadership Camp

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Last weekend, six Grade 8 SMUS students (along with Mr. Jackson) travelled to Ontario to participate in the CAIS Middle School Leadership Conference More than...
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Grade 8 Students Anticipate Life at the Senior School

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Four Grade 8 students who've enjoyed their time at the Middle School reflect on their experiences in Grades 6-8
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Middle School Students Gain Worldly Views at Model UN

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Do you know what the German government's stance on drone use is? What about Finland's? Or the Philippines'? If you're curious, just ask the...

Grade 8 Girls End Basketball Season on High Note

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by Coaches Lisa Hyde-Lay and Charles Ford The SMUS Grade 8 girls basketball team enjoyed a very successful season this year. In the Victoria Middle...
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From Surviving to Thriving: Grade 8 Students Shine as Leaders

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Last Friday, Grade 8 students from Vancouver Island and the Lower Mainland descended on SMUS to participate in a unique, student-organized leadership conference, From...
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Grade 8 Girls Serve Up Competitive Volleyball Season

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by Brady Doland, coach The Grade 8 girls volleyball season started off swiftly, with 26 girls committing to team try outs. After three tryout sessions, coaches...

Project-Based Learning: Grade 8 Students Turn Injustice into Service

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Hard-working Grade 8 students had a financial incentive to do their best this week, as they became legitimate human rights advocates in an attempt to...
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Exploring the Renaissance

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Grade 8 students recently completed their projects on the Renaissance, which they presented to each other this week as a way to share in...

YALP: Local Activists Inspire Grade 8 Students

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by Aysha and Taylor, Grade 8 Aysha: Inspiration When I was younger, I would see people on the streets who looked ragged and scruffy. I never...
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A Look Into The Eye

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As part of their biology unit, Science 8 students get to dissect a real ocular specimen from some bovine donors. For their lab, students...
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The Proof is in the… Sandbox?

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by Kennedy Aragon-Scriven, Grade 8 On Monday, September 12, the Grade 8 math classes got together — outside the classrooms — along with their teachers...

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