Settling in to Routines

The girls are getting more comfortable with the schedule and expectations in Timmis and at SMUS. Mattea and May did a great job running the House Meeting on Thursday! Everyone has sorted out their timetables and classes and settling into the learning. Term one sports started this week, and our girls enthusiastically embraced the opportunity…

First full week of classes completed!

This week we welcomed three new tigers to the house, Kira, Jenny and Ally! All girls are wonderful additions who have quickly been embraced by the group and who have involved themselves in the many activities offered. We also had our first full week of school which meant there was a lot more studying and…

Welcome Grade 11s!

We had many opportunities to connect, learn new names and routines, and settle in this week. It has been such a pleasure to meet the many new faces to Timmis and familiar smiles of Tigers, to see friends reconnect after a long time apart, to watch games of soccer incorporate new and returning boarders. Our…

September 2020 – Meet the Houseparents!

In Timmis this year we have six houseparents who live in the house or very close by, and you will get to know us very well over the course of the year! Jess Hanna is excited to be returning for her sixth year as an Assistant Houseparent in Timmis, working alongside her husband, Mike Danskin,…

The Arts hit the Stage at SMUS

Newsies – The Senior School Musical The Arts really took to the literal spotlight this week with the Annual Senior School musical hitting the stage at the McPherson Theatre this week, with the Newsies production! FIVE of our Timmis Tigers saw no fear and played their parts with incredible ease, talent and courage! Congratulations to…

Leapin’ into March!

Saturday activities this week included a hiking trip to Mt. Douglas and sewing bulk bags and making bees wax wraps – yay Eco crafts. Tessa and Tafel had a great night away camping on Mystic Beach. It was a bit rainy, but they enjoyed getting back into nature and being cozy in their tents. Last…

First Signs of Spring

The sun made many appearances this week, and the girls took advantage of the opportunity to get outside and enjoy some fresh air. Timmis and Bolton Building Activity Last week, before the much anticipated long weekend, we did a special pizza and sushi dinner with Bolton House. We had lots of good food and did…

Here Comes the Sun!

This weekend, after what felt like weeks of rain, we got a beautiful sunny day on Saturday! It was a day full of outings and happy, smiling faces. Saturday activities included a neighborhood clean up, spin class, a trip to Mayfair Mall, Dim Sum at Don Mee’s, and a trip to the Bug Zoo. On…

A Super Sunday to end a Super Week…

It’s a fun way to finish off a chaotic week of exams, experiential expeditions, and ADST projects! The Grade 12 prefects decided to throw a Super Bowl (football) Party in the Sun Center Commons. Pizza and soda were consumed amongst cheers and laughter! It set a nice tone for a fun family Sunday. This week…

The Year of the Rat!

Quite a few of the girls were on leave this weekend to celebrate Chinese New Year. Some went to friends’ homes for special dinners and others went to visit family for this special day. This weekend had some fun Saturday Activities. The girls went to the Aquarium in Sidney, the new Jumanji movie, did a…