Faculty Friday

One of the newest members of the teaching staff came on board this year to cover maternity leave for Mrs. Formosa's Grade 6 class. It was instantly…

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We Walk for Water inspires community to give

Since 1908 our school motto has been Service with Love, but more than a motto, giving back and helping others is in our blood, or should we say, our…

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Service with Love Award winners named at Spring Reunion

On May 6, 2019, over 100 alumnae and friends gathered in Alexis Hall for the Annual Spring Reunion, including a group of four ladies from the class…

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Middle Years Lip Sync Battle

The third annual Middle Years Lip Sync Battle took place this past week. Every class from Grade 5 to Grade 8 participated and it was the most epic…

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A Junior Jumpstart

As kids hit pre-school age, many parents are left wondering what’s the next best step for their child’s future?  SMS offers a robust Junior…

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Athletics Update

By Emma Glasgow, Athletics Coordinator The sun is out and so are the athletes! All this beautiful weather has our campus alive with activity. Whether…

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STEM

By Simon Bruce-Lockhart, Interim Head of School Several years ago, St. Margaret’s branded itself as a STEM school. To some extent, I wish we hadn’t…

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Making the Dean’s List

Leadership, diplomacy and verbal dexterity—these are the qualities embodied by the students who are selected for the FIRST Tech Challenge Dean’s List…

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Co-Head Girls 2019-2020

With less than 8 weeks left in the school year, we are already looking ahead to next year. After an exciting debate between the only two candidates…

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Faculty Friday

This week's Faculty Friday may have started the year off on the wrong foot after suffering a severe concussion the first week of school; however,…

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Get Loud for Mental Health Week

From May 7 – 13, 2019, St. Margaret’s School will join the Canadian Mental Health Association in celebrating Mental Health Week through a range of…

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The Village

“It takes a village to raise a child” is one of those very common sayings that somehow manages to avoid being trite. I suspect that is because it is…

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Foundation Years Musical a “GIANT” Undertaking

On Thursday, May 2, 2019, Foundation Years (FY) students will see the culmination of a years’ worth of hard work come to fruition on stage through…

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Eurotrip 2019: From Paris to Venice and everywhere in between

Every two years, St. Margaret’s students in Grades 8 to 12 embark on a European adventure, where history, art, language and culture come alive. The…

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The Comeback Kid: Isobel Neilson wins four medals at gymnastics provincials

On April 12, 2019, Grade 7 student Isobel Neilson gave a near flawless performance and became the Junior Olympic 6 Women’s Artistic Gymnastics…

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Athletics Update

By Emma Glasgow, Athletics Coordinator Since returning from Spring Break, the SMS Extracurricular program has been busy! Below you will find stories…

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Centennial Scholarship Opening Doors

Meet Lindsay Drabitt, Grade 10 student and 2018 Centennial Scholarship recipient. Lindsay is one of the recipients of the scholarship that provides…

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New Board Members Elected

Each year the St. Margaret’s School Society holds an election for empty seats on the Board of Governors. Those elections were held on April 9 and we…

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SMS Athletes Win PISE Scholarship

PISE - (Victoria, BC – March 29, 2019) PISE’s mandate of providing opportunities for youth to excel in sport has been enhanced by the announcement of…

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Faculty Friday

This week's Faculty Friday is another new face on campus this year, and he's a Doctor as well! Dr. Fitzgerald has wowed us all with his musical…

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Trashion event to kick-off STEM Con 2019

The SMS trashion team has spent over a year planning what is set to be a highlight of the 2019 STEM Leadership Conference—talented students…

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Math Teachers Share Best Practices at UVic

Passion powers the hard work, determination, and creativity that make great accomplishments possible. It correlates to a person’s desire and capacity…

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Benefit Concert Supports Women In Need

On Thursday, March 7, the SMS Outreach team held their largest fundraiser of the year—the annual benefit concert. This years’ theme was ‘Cirque de…

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Another Lesson

After more than 40 years in education – in both all-boys and coed schools – this is my first experience of an all-girls school, and I continue to…

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Athletics Update

By Emma Glasgow, Athletics Coordinator The sun has been shining on St. Margaret’s campus this week and spring is just around the corner! As we enter…

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Faculty Friday

This week's Faculty Friday is a new teacher on the block that feels like a long-time SMS family member. Grade 7 teacher Ms. Carvalho can often be…

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Head to Head Program Activity

  NOTE: To watch this video, use the password 'Teamwork22' Video Discussion  Let's discuss accountability. Take a moment to sit with your…

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SMS STEM Expo

By Lauren Hudson Congratulations to all of the students who participated in the SMS STEM Expo this year. The event showcased the students’ work in…

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Athletics and Clubs Update

By Emma Glasgow, Athletics Coordinator It’s been a weird and wonderful couple of weeks on the St. Margaret’s campus. The snow and subsequent snow…

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