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…

Cheers for Spring; for Life; for a Growing Soul

Grade 11 Cohort B had their Outdoor Education trips from May 16-18, building, gardening, rock climbing, hiking, sea kayaking, and sailing. They had a blast and were exhausted at the end of each day. Cohort A will have their turn at the end of the month. The last long weekend saw everyone remain on campus…

All the World’s a Stage – song, dance and so much more

This week wraps up the majority of the AP exams. The girls have done marvelously balancing their workloads and although they performed well, there is a collective sigh as the exam season wraps up. Despite not being able to perform as per usual due to COVID protocol, our thespians were able to put on a…

Celebrating May!

This week brought AP exams, Wellness Week, head of house speeches, some fishing, and a little Timmis reunion. It was fun filled and action packed! The students were hard at work studying for end of term tests and finishing up assignments, as well as writing AP exams. We tried to keep the house quiet so…

Allyship Week

The week was filled with activities around how to be a good ally and to bring an awareness about how we as a community can better support all students. This weekend marks the final weekend in term 5. There are lots of exams this coming week but many girls were able to take some time…

Leadership in House

Anticipating next year, leadership is a major theme of spring in our school and in boarding. Leadership retreats began this weekend and continue next for grade 11 boarders. Grade 12s are the leaders of the boarding houses, setting the tone and supporting each other, their younger housemates, and house parents. They plan welcome activities in…