SMS Blog

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

Today was a busy day, we had to wake up really early to go to the Vatican; we didn't want to wait in line for too long. We took the subway there, which made us all feel like real Italians. It was raining, windy and cold, so most of us had to buy the worst umbrellas ever from random Italians selling... Read More
Today we had to wake up really early which was horrible because of our jet lag. We walked to the Spanish Steps, and since there was a marathon, the roads were closed to vehicles. The steps were occupied by a huge brass band and clumps of tourists. We climbed the steps and walked to Pincio Terrace... Read More
We had an early start Friday morning on our grand adventure to Italy and France. The girls were super excited to board the plane and finally be our way. But, their excitment was soon overtaken by the lack of sleep due to packing the night before! After a 6 hour layover in Toronto we boarded our... Read More
By Natasha Carville, Junior School Educational Assistant For the last six years, I have had the privilege of working with our Junior School students to support the Children’s Health Foundation of Vancouver Island (formally Queen Alexandra Centre for Children’s Health) through a number of annual... Read More
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
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