On the first day of the long weekend, I woke up at 6 am in the morning.  I had always heard about the city Nagoya as a kid. Something about the name gave it a mysterious feel — I imagined...
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As the students in grades 6 –12 immerse themselves in the myriad of activities at  Strathcona, I am reminded of the importance of experiential learning and stepping out of your comfort...
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE St. Margaret's School is one of more than 1,500 communities working to re-imagine the purpose of education VICTORIA, BC --- On September 29, 2016, St. Margaret's...
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Welcome to Canada’s first girls' STEM school

Established in 1908, St. Margaret’s School is an independent day and boarding school located in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada.

A second home to students from around the world, SMS has an international reputation as a centre for inquiry-based learning, academic excellence, and girls’ leadership development. We provide empowering education for girls at all levels: starting in the elementary grades, our students are given the support and challenges they need to grow and excel straight through middle school and on to successful graduation in Grade 12 (Day School: Junior Kindergarten to Grade 12 | Boarding: Grades 7–12).

At St. Margaret’s, your daughter will see every day that girls can do anything and everything, and will acquire the skills and attitudes to thrive in her studies, her career, and in life. After all, it’s not about equal opportunity; girls here get every opportunity.

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Discover Western Canada’s only all-girls day and boarding school

Meet new friends from around the world while learning and living in one of Canada’s most beautiful cities.

Our modern boarding school program for grades 7 to 12 offers students opportunities to stretch themselves personally and academically, and gain valuable life experiences that prepare them for the post-secondary environment and life beyond. Our boarding students take full advantage of the natural riches offered by our West Coast location to develop skills well beyond traditional academics, and our International English Language program has a reputation for excellence.

Families love the safe and supportive environment offered in our all-girls boarding school, where empathetic peers and experienced residence parents create a welcoming “home away from home.”

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