Autumn is Upon Us

Terry Fox Run Boarding students and house parents took part in the annual Terry Fox Run to memorialize the Canadian Hero, running or walking along the oceanside route. In 1980, Terry Fox, a young Canadian man, set out to run across Canada in what was called the Marathon of Hope. As a cancer survivor who…

On the precipice of adventure!

We started this week with our inaugural house games. All the houses came together to play fun games against each other. While the games this week were for fun, we eventually complete for points which add up to the Merell Cup award. The competition seen on the field during the games seems to be a…

Welcome to Timmis House!

This week was short but action packed. We welcomed our new Tigers and saw the return of the rest of the house. The Grade 12s did a wonderful job of decorating the house to welcome everyone! After moving into rooms and meeting roommates (and some hard goodbyes to family), everyone gathered on the field to…

Meet the Houseparents 2022-2023!

We have an incredible team of houseparents in Timmis House; read on to learn a little bit about each one … Kate Knight (she/her) is the Senior Houseparent in Timmis House. This is her sixth year working in boarding at SMUS. She previously worked as part of the boarding program at an international school for…

Last TIMMIS Post of the 2021-2022 School Year!

The SMUS sailing teams, of which Emily and Jess are members, had their final regatta and won first and second. Dessert Night The whole house gathered in the Sun Centre Commons for desserts and snacks in our last house event of the year. Tigers departing for lives beyond SMUS were recognized and teased with speeches…

June is for culminating activities

Theatre Company presents Lockdown, a short play Provincial Badminton Championships in Richmond SMUS is 13th in BC! Limelight Youth Artists Exhibition Provincial Rugby Championships in Abbotsford SMUS rugby girls are Fifth in BC! Grade 11 Outtrips A days of eco service, hiking, paddle boarding, rock climbing, sailing and sea kayaking had our grade 11s out…

And like that AP season is over!

The past two weeks saw our students participating the the College Board’s examinations of their Advanced Placement subjects. Classes in Physics, Biology, English, Art, Computer Science, History, Maths and more kept our Tiger’s studying diligently. And of course, through it all our Tigers attended their regular classes and worked hard. Friday saw the last of…

Timmis for the Win

Badminton team is going to provincials – whoop, whoop. Manami. Chelsea and Chicha are pumped:) The rugby team played Oak Bay high for the Robinson Cup and won 33-10! Ruki and Manola scored some tries. Check out the action! Ines (Head of Timmis House in 2019/2020) was here for a visit on Friday! She got…