Timmis Community Time

Rugby The girls were so happy to have won their game today. They are headed to Provincials next weekend in Vancouver ! Timmis Community Dinner – Throwback to the Decade The girls had fun thinking about memories from the past decade. These memories included songs, tv shows, favourite foods and movies from their childhoods. Costumes…

Remembrance Day, long weekends and short weeks…

Remembrance Day service Before the long weekend, the Middle and Senior school faculty and students, joined by many alumni, veterans and parents gathered together for our annual Remembrance Day Service. This service encourages us to consider the sacrifices made by others for our freedoms; it is a solemn and moving event. Athletic girls! Ines and…

Costumes Parades & Fireworks…

SMUS does Halloween right! The annual Halloween parade was again a huge hit…most students let their creativity fly with fantastic costumes that range from cute to terrifying. There is always a wonderful display of costumes and everyone has the opportunity to win a prize for “best costume” in their grade. The spooky festivities don’t stop…

First House Outing!

On Thursday night the Dining Hall hosted the Founder’s Day dinner, and so we headed out with Bolton to Frankie’s Modern Diner downtown for dinner. We had three courses and a lot of fun! Some students stayed on campus to host the founder’s dinner in the Sun Center. This dinner celebrates board members, scholarship winners…

October Chills!

It has been a rainy week, with the leaves changing and the air crisp with the fall weather. Before the break we had a full community Thanksgiving dinner and each house did a performance centered on being grateful. We did a song, written mostly by Alana and Anouk, to the tune of “Tonight’s Going to…

Cops and Camping!

Grade 11 Out trips The Grade 11s were on their out – trips last week. The Tigers were out camping, rock climbing, on the Island Sampler trip, hiking at Summit School and helping out on the Ucluelet Service trip. Below are some highlights. Carmen – “Summit School was a challenging trip but it took me…

The Fall Feels…

Saturday Activities A range of both indoor and outdoor activities kept our boarders busy this weekend. One group helped out with a service initiative on nearby Mt. Tolmie to remove invasive species of plants like Blackberries and Scotch Broom. One group visited the annual Etsy Craft fair located at Sprectrum High while another participated in…

A Week of Adventures!

Grade 10 Out-Trips The grade 10s were off on their out-trips this week. Tigers were spotted rock climbing in Penticton, on the Island Sampler, out at the Eco Village, whitewater kayaking, sea kayaking, and surfing in Tofino. Here are some highlights from the girls: Camille – “A raccoon came into our tent and took all…

Two more houseparents and …. our first full week!

Two more houseparents Kathryn Humphries is originally from Victoria, and an alumna of SMUS, class of 2003. While a student at SMUS, she was active in the musicals, the Arts Council, Vocal Jazz, and Outdoor Leadership. She went on to pursue music undergraduate studies at Acadia University, graduate studies at Université de Montréal, and postgraduate…

And…We Are Off!

It has been a fun filled week welcoming the new girls, seeing the returning girls again, and getting to know the school and each other! On Saturday we had our traditional Willows Beach picnic with Bolton House. We had the volleyball net set up, played Kubb and Spike Ball. It was a nice, sunny time…