2021: We Return

As 2021 dawns and we return to campus from an, in many cases, unconventional winter break, we can reflect on our hopes for the year ahead. These are author Neil Gaiman’s thoughts for the New Year: “For this year… I hope we all get to walk freely in the world once more. To see our…

Wishing you Happy Holidays!

Well, the house certainly is quite with all our Timmis Tigers off and away. We wanted to send you off acknowledging just how proud we are of you all and all you achieved this year. You came back to school face-to-face, despite being in a world pandemic. You adjusted to early wake-up and earlier bed…

December: We’re so happy to see you!

Four more sleeps until the break starts! Wooo! Read “An American Perspective on Boarding School in Canada” written by our own Jenny Yeh and Neekan Motevaf to hear about what has brought them to Victoria from the United States. Watch SMUS Talks, a TEDtalks-style night of ideas, organized by Vivian, featuring a talk by Kira…

Holiday Traditions and a return to ‘The Voices of Timmis’!

With the Winter Break creeping ever closer, more decorations were made as we spent time with our little bubble. One of the traditions in this season is an advent calendar. It is a calendar that counts down the days until Christmas. The Timmis twist on these delicious countdowns was to hand make the little packages…

Holiday Decorating Has Begun!

The decorations came out this weekend, as we decked the halls of Timmis and Bolton. With less than 3 weeks until the winter break, we wanted to enjoy the holiday vibe for as long as possible. Julia, Isabella and Sofia were busting a move in the common room! Kira once again treated us to a…

A blustery long weekend blows into town

And just like that the week was over – it was only three days but it was filled with activities like baking, volleyball games, chapel performances and of course preparation for our Remembrance Day assembly. Rememberance Day Service If you have not had a chance to see the virtual assembly yet, please do with the…

Food and Fun Facts!

On Sunday, Timmis sisters baked ginger cookies as a treat for everyone. SMUS Eats is a club that Alana started at the school. Last week they had their first session and made salsa! Melissa What is the best part of the year so far? Being Kira’s roommate. She is supportive, super understanding, and we both…

Happy Halloween!

The Timmis girls have been working very hard this week. With the start of second term, there has been many new courses and sports. The girls also spent the week looking forward to Halloween. There was intense planning for what costumes and makeup to wear and what candies to buy. With COVID-19, we were not…

Pumpkins and Concerts and Fall…Oh My!

Term two officially began on Friday and all of the girls started their new classes. Exciting! The first term was strong and we know it will continue that way. The girls have done so well with all of the new expectations and safety measures. We had a chilly but sunny week, as it really starts…

Falling into Fall

We had a wet but relatively warm weekend here in Victoria. The leaves are falling and making a nice crispy layer on the ground! Here are Sofia and Marifer on the field this week for cohort soccer! Cozy weather means baking, cozy roommate hangs and dinner in the common room! Alana made some apple crisp…