By Victoria Lee and Brecken Sales, Grade 6
On Friday, November 2, Grade 6 and Grade 3 went on an exciting field trip to Charters River Interpretive Centre in Sooke. This was the first of many opportunities our two classes will have to work together as we learn about salmon. This field trip was a... Read More
At the start of the school year, I decided to harness this technology to better communicate with the SMS community, so I hope you will enjoy the irony that this blog is about why I sometimes find it hard to decide whether the internet helps us to better connect, or makes us more disconnected.
I... Read More
Last week, SMS celebrated the first International Day of the Girl with four remarkable girls from Plan Canada’s Because I am a Girl Speakers Bureau, who shared their stories and their passion with our students over the course of two days. The young women spoke at a school assembly, facilitated... Read More
By Deb Secco, Grade 3 Teacher
On September 25, Grades 2-6 participated in the Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup. This year it is estimated that over 45,000 people took part in this effort from all across Canada.
Hosted by the Vancouver Aquarium and the World Wildlife Federation, the goal of the... Read More
I have been in Ottawa this past week, participating in a CAIS Accreditation of a Girls’ School of similar size and with a similar Mission – Inspiring each girl to reach her full potential. Although I miss St. Margaret’s and our girls, I walk through the halls of Elmwood and am reminded that there... Read More