SMS Blog

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

It's election time for student government. During a panel discussion, the candidates for Head Girl, Deputy Head, and Residence Head answered questions to make a case for why the student body should elect them to office. This was a new format to replace the pageantry of election speeches. Candidates... Read More
Service Day is an opportunity for the whole school (from kindergarten to grade 12) to give back to our local community and live our school motto “Service with love”. This year our Service day was on April 5th and it was organized by leadership 11 and 12 class. This year the leadership class... Read More
Law 12 students achieve an SMS first at annual competition On Saturday, April 22nd, the Law 12 class anxiously awaited the reveal of which side they would first represent - society or a taxi driver? This year’s Provincial Mock Trial Competition, held at the Victoria Courthouse, was a case of... Read More
For six weeks this spring, over nine thousand youth and adults participate in the Greater Victoria Performing Arts Festival (GVPAF). The festival takes place in venues all over the city in the fields of music, dance and drama. Experts in these art forms judge the performances and provide immediate... Read More
In the first week of our annual cultural exchange to Chile, we settled into our wonderful homestays, made our way through two regular school days, toured Valparaiso, and adventured into the driest place on earth, the Atacama Desert. Here are some reflections on our adventures. Valparaiso Once the... Read More
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