SMS Blog

The SMS Blog features stories and reflections from the entire SMS community; our students, parents, alumnae and friends.

Faculty Friday

What year did you start working at SMS?
I started as a co-op student in the Fall of 2015 and began my role of Athletic Coordinator in Fall 2016.  What grade/subject do you teach or what is your role?
Athletic Coordinator--sports, sports, sports!  But I also help coordinate all the... Read More
The food may have come from within 110km of Victoria, but the annual Spring Reunion saw attendees from across Vancouver Island, the Lower Mainland, and even as far away as Seattle, come back on campus to reconnect. This year’s event celebrated 110 years of SMS and to commemorate this anniversary... Read More

Service Day 2018

Servite in Caritate, Service with Love. It has been the SMS motto for 110 years and something that we truly live by here at our school. Service Day is an annual event and an opportunity for all students, Kindergarten to Grade 12, to give back to our local community and demonstrate our continued... Read More

All-girls All-stars

How do we educate young women to be resilient – persevere against the odds, build confidence to take risks, have the courage and conviction to be global-minded leaders and shape her own dreams? Brain research conducted over the past 20 years shows that girls’ and boys’ brains are programmed... Read More
Left to right: SMS student Lauren Ebata, Alumna Vicky Husband, School Archivist Christine Godfrey, Head of School Cathy Thornicroft The need to fight climate change, protect old growth forest, and defend wildlife is greater than ever before and it is up to the next generation to take on the... Read More
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