Tag: mindfulness

Ritch Primrose

A healthy mind in a healthy body

I only know one Latin phrase, and sadly, this basic lexicon may never improve. Mens sana in corpore sano. The motto of the old...

Learning and the Brain: Mindfulness and Technology

As technology becomes more prevalent in all of our lives, the challenge of being mindful and living life the way we want to also...

Brain Awareness Week: Staying Stress-Free at the Senior School

Brain Awareness Week at the Senior School is always fun and educational, with lots of activities to do and see. From terrific and insightful...

Grade 4 Students Teach Mindfulness at the Senior School

by Ms. Heather Sandquist Mindfulness has become an integral part of many of the classes at the Junior School. A number of teachers incorporate various...

Junior School Closing Ceremony

by Nancy Richards, Director of the Junior School The Junior School Closing Ceremony provides us with an opportunity to reflect upon the past school year,...

Brain Awareness Week: Junior School

by Tori, Grade 5 This year Brain Awareness Week was lots of fun and I learned so much. I enjoyed learning about how my brain...


by Virginia Ronning, counsellor The 21st Century learner has to keep up with a grueling pace of change, and it’s our job at SMUS to...

Active Mindfulness

by Heather Sandquist, Grade 4 Teacher As a member of our Heath and Wellness committee, I fully appreciate the opportunity for mindful moments. Early in...

Building A Better Brain

SMUS held its first annual Brain Awareness Week from April 5-12 in order to educate our entire community about not only how our brains...

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