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Three Students Recognized in National Poetry Contest

Three SMUS students were recognized with the League of Canadian Poets' Jessamy Stursberg Poetry Prize
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Ode to the Snow Day Decision

Ode to the Snow Day Decision By Mr. Andy Rodford It’s been a snow day, the first in many years, breaking records so they say. The...

Grade 3 Students Become Poetry Pros

Poetry, as the Grade 3 students in Mr. Brandon Hawes' class have learned this term, is much more than just putting pen to paper. There's the...
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Grade 3 Students Embrace Their Inner Poets

Grade 3 students have been learning the basics of writing poetry all term. Each week, as they learn more and more about poetry, they create...
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Hi-tech, Low-tech

Our Geography teachers are currently enjoying the fruit of their fine work with GIS technology in our program. Four years ago two of our...
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A Lesson in Poetry

by Devon, Grade 4 A week ago, a Grade 12 student named Lindon Carter came to the Junior School to perform a song for us...
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Writing 12 Puts Poetry in Motion

A major project for Writing 12 students in the second term has been mixing imagery, voice and sound to animate their poetry. The class...
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SMUS Artists and Poets Show Their Eclectic Side

by Darin Steinkey SMUS has partnered with Eclectic Gallery for a very unique show. Artists from Art Foundations 11/12 and poets from Writing 12 collaborated...
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SMUS in the News: Poetry comes to life

Oak Bay News January 6, 2012 Visual Poetry art show; Alex Davies Poetry comes to life
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SMUS in the News: Visual Poetry with SMUS Students

Focus Magazine January, 2012 Visual Poetry art show Visual Poetry with SMUS Students (page 20)
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Students Get a Lesson in Slam Poetry

by Julia Milden, Grade 11 An outlet to express views on life, relationships and experiences outside of academia or controlled forms of structured poetry, spoken...
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Brendan McLeod Performs New Monologue

Frequent SMUS guest Brendan McLeod — author, poet, musician — stopped by to share his brand new monologue with our students. The member of...

Students Read Work With Renowned Poet

by Ali West, Grade 12 “If it’s words you’re after, I’m your man.” - Gerard Bierne This sentence opens one of the widely-recognized poet Gerard Bierne’s...

The Fugitives Captivate SMUS

by Erin Anderson, editor Last Friday, one the SMUS’ favourite musical guests returned to perform for students. Modern folk band The Fugitives brought their mix...

Four Poets Read at SMUS

by Sydney Snape, Grade 12 student Victoria is a fabulous place where writers and artists alike can gather and share their deepest secrets and most...

An Evening of Poetry, Music, Art and Drama

by Kate Loomer, Grade 11 At the most recent Student Theatre Society production, Eric Protzer invited us into the world of an aging man reflecting...

SMUS Sweeps Poetry Competition

Our Writing 12 students recently won four of the six awards in the senior category of the National League of Canadian Poets 2010 Poetic...

Poetry Night Turns Into Tribute

by Erin Anderson, editor Last night, the on-campus café The Daily Grind was packed with poets and poetry fans, as SMUS hosted yet another evening...

Performance Poets Swing by SMUS

Montreal poets Carolyn Souaid and Endre Farkas came to SMUS last week to share their work with our Writing 12 students. The campus café,...

Brendan McLeod Mixes Music and Poetry

Mr. Young's classroom was packed this Thursday afternoon, with students crowding in to see Brendan McLeod, a member of the Fugitives troupe that often...

Grade 4 Poets Present Work

See slideshow This week, Grade 4 students took over local coffee house the Black Stilt and shared poems with their siblings, parents, grandparents and teachers....

Grade 8 Poets Voice Their Work

On Monday, students and parents gathered on campus for a poetry reading, as Grade 8 students shared some of their favourite pieces of original...

Public Poetry Festival Debuts

In honour of poetry month, our school will be staging a poetry festival featuring five local poets and Claire Battershill ’04, who recently won...

Baba Brinkman Mixes Hip Hop with Literature

English literature and creative writing students were thrilled by a visit from performance artist Baba Brinkman, who just finished touring his combination of rap...

SMUS Poet Wins Avec Rime

This summer, Grade 9 student Paige Wergeland took home a prize for poetry. Her poem “Sous Mon Lit” (Under My Bed), which was written...

SMUS Poets Recognized Nationally

This year, three poets from the Middle School were recognised in a nation-wide poetry contest. SMUS ranked second out of 500 schools that participated...

Mayhem Hits Middle School

Lyrical madness hit the Middle School last Thursday when the Mayhem Poets, a trio of New York writers and performers, shared their poetry with...

Awards Galore: Poetry and Public Speaking

Congratulations goes to some of our Senior School students who have won prestigious provincial, national and international awards over the last few weeks. The Petra...

Read the Work of SMUS Ripple Effect Winners

Last week, the SMUS Review reported our success at the Ripple Effect student writing competition. This week, we are showcasing some of the pieces...

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