On November 24, 2017 St. Margaret’s School (SMS) will host Victoria’s inaugural Teachers Learning Code workshop designed for primary and middle school teachers with little to no coding experience to be able to teach coding fundamentals to students.
As an initiative of Canada Learning Code, this... Read More
Last week I attended a community forum that looked at the political arena and the impact social media and “fake news” is having on the well-being of citizens and their confidence in those leaders whom they have elected. The topic went beyond just the local level and expanded to what was... Read More
As a parent, choosing the right school for your child is one of the most important decisions you will face and can set the stage for the rest of their academic and professional future. The key to choosing the right school lies in understanding your child’s needs, but it also requires parents to... Read More
Back in 1996, the UNESCO International Commission on Education for the 21st Century stated in the Delors Report that schools should no longer emphasize the acquisition of knowledge as a benchmark for their success or that of their students. Instead, the Report defined the attributes of lifelong... Read More
In mid-September, students from K – 12, as well as staff, participate in our annual Outweek Activities. As has been the norm at SMS for over 25 years, our students in grades 6 – 12 go up to Strathcona Provincial Park and choose a “Challenge by Choice” adventure such as hiking, climbing, canoeing... Read More