The End of Term 1

It has been a busy week finishing assessments and assignments for the end of term. The weekend was relaxing and fun. Weekend Activities included a trip to the Galey Farms corn maze, macrame rainbow keychains, baking, a hike to Mt. Finayson and a trip to the haunted house! Ava, Delaney and Dalia have had a…

An action packed short week!

Impromptu Timmis session What’s better on a Friday night than sitting around with a bowl of ice cream and sharing some laughs? With the invite to dip our spoons in chocolate and cherry ice cream, we gathered on the porch to discuss everything from grad to Halloween. Lots of stories and laughter with a truly…

Fluttering from the Autumn Tree

Ava, Dalia, Delaney, and the senior volleyball team were in action at Camosun College. With the long weekend upon us, many Tigers took off to spend quality time with family and friends in Comox, Grand Prairie, and everywhere in between. A solid contingent stayed in Timmis, taking part organized activities, such as a local hike,…

Out and about!

Last week was a very busy week of grade 9 outtrips. This week, our grade 10s went on outtrips – some on day trips, and others on overnight trips. Information about these out trips can be found on the Outdoor Ed website: https://www.smusoutdoor.com/senior From all accounts, the girls had a wonderful time. While rain was…

A Very FAIR-ly Busy Week

This week we hosted the Clubs and Councils fair on campus. This is where students can learn more about all of the opportunities available to them. We have students in the Japanese Culture Club, Sustainability Club, Service Council, Athletics Council, Psychology Club, Hack Club, SMUS Eats, Business Club, Voices, Korean Club and so many more!…

Love, laughter and stories to share!

What a week! The girls have been immersed in many activities, classes, sports and social events that the week has flown by. It has been lovely watching the girls connect with each other. Nestled in the community as we are also gives many opportunities to explore the local area. We are fortunate enough to have…

Welcome to Our Timmis Home

First Day in Timmis saw 32 new Tigers move onto campus and fill up our house almost to the brim! With so many new faces and names to learn, Timmis Head of House, Alana, took us through the paces of name games. Mother Nature cooperated with big blue skies and a warm evening. Everyone had…

Meet the Houseparents 2021-2022

Jess Hanna is excited to be returning for her seventh year as an Assistant Houseparent in Timmis, working alongside her husband, Mike Danskin, who is a houseparent in Bolton House. Jess enjoys travelling, dancing and loves a good adventure in the outdoors. She has a passion for social justice and holds a master’s in educational…

Heading into the Final Week!

Timmis and Bolton cleaned up for the Closing House Dinner. An evening to enjoy each other’s company and delicious food and laugh at silly awards, to remind us of the fun we’ve shared despite an exceptionally strange school year. Next year’s Heads of Timmis and Bolton spent an hour at the reins; we’ll be in…

Another successful week of out trips!

Volunteering at Farmer Jim’s The service trip to help out at a local farm against does not disappoint. With the sheep and pigs demanding attention and the pile of compost to be turned, the students were kept busy. All returned home with a smile and Mr. Driscoll returned with a dozen farm fresh eggs! This…