Fun in the Snow

The week of February 11, 2019, saw an unprecedented amount of snow in Victoria and on the SMS campus! However, the snow didn't stop the kids from…

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Faculty Friday

Happy Friday! This week's feature is our lovely and loveable Grade 2 teacher Ms. Bar-Hanan. The Grade 2 class was not shy about sharing their love…

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Robotics Roundup

On Saturday, February 2, 2019, SMS hosted 300 students from across BC for the annual FIRST® LEGO® League BC Regional Championships. This marks the…

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Kudos

Saturday was a very busy day at St. Margaret’s as the school hosted, for the fourth time, the British Columbia First Lego League Championship…

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Kindergarten Week

SMS hosted its first ever Kindergarten Week from January 28 – February 1, 2019, as a way to build community and create connections between the Junior…

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Athletics Update

By Emma Glasgow, Athletics Coordinator SMS athletes hit the ground running in 2019 with many of our winter sports already underway! Swimming 3-7 The…

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Open House

The first Open House of 2019 took place on January 30, 2019 and it was a huge success. The students and teachers worked tirelessly to showcase the…

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Board of Governors Call for Nominations

The St. Margaret’s School Society holds an election annually to fill vacancies on the Board of Governors. This year’s election will be held on April…

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Vancouver Model UN Conference

When 1,600 students from around the world gathered in Vancouver last week for the 18th Annual Vancouver Model UN Conference, there were eight SMS…

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Faculty Friday

This week's feature is SY Math and Science teacher Mrs. Lee, who is new to SMS this year. In just a few short months she has already fit in…

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Elizabeth May Inspires the Next Generation of Girls

On Monday, January 21, 2019, Elizabeth May, leader of the Green Party of Canada, visited St. Margaret’s School as the distinguished guest of honour…

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Head of School News

With the recent retirement of longstanding Head of School Cathy Thornicroft, we are very fortunate to be able to bring Mr. Simon Bruce-Lockhart to…

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A Tribute to Cathy Thornicroft

In December 2018, Cathy Thornicroft retired from her role as Head of School. Ms. Thornicroft joined the school in 2010, bringing decades of…

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Happy Holidays from SMS

On behalf of the staff at St. Margaret’s, safe journeys over the holidays to those students who will be travelling home for the winter break. For…

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Extracurricular Update

By Emma Glasgow, Athletics Coordinator As 2018 comes to a close, it is important that we reflect on all of the great opportunities and experiences at…

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Faculty Friday

Happy Friday. T-5 days until Christmas holidays!!! This Friday’s feature has been a fixture at SMS for decades and has touched the lives of hundreds…

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Relive the 110th Anniversary Tea with Sally Armstrong

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Athletics & Club Update

By Emma Glasgow, Athletics Coordinator Athletics PSA: St. Margaret’s has caught the basketball bug. Over the past few weeks, the sound of squeaking…

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Faculty Friday

Happy Friday. This Friday’s feature is our amazing Grade 1 teacher, kid wizard, and mathlete, Mrs. Melodie Picco. What year did you start working at…

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Passion Project Shaping Change at SMS

Each year the Grade 12 Leadership class is tasked with creating a passion project, and for Monica Song it was a no brainer—bring the Global Shapers…

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Festival of Trees

SMS is once again participating in the 27th Annual BC Children's Hospital Festival of Trees, hosted by the Bay Centre. This year, the Green Club took…

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Athletics Update

By Emma Glasgow, Athletics Coordinator “We are what we repeatedly do, excellence then, is not an act, but a habit.” ~Aristotle It may be cliché to…

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Faculty Friday

She is the friendly face on campus that helps our boarding students feel at home when they first arrive, and keeps everyone in line year-round ;) She…

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The Will to Change the World

On November 4, St. Margaret’s School partnered with the Fairmont Empress Hotel to host the shared 110th anniversary of two historic institutions with…

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Renowned Poet Visits SMS

On October 30, renowned Canadian poet and Officer of the Order of Canada, Lorna Crozier visited SMS and read aloud some of her poems and stories to a…

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A Glimpse into Outweek Part 2

Outweek is a cornerstone of the SMS co-curriculum, and a beloved tradition. This year was yet another adventure that did not disappoint. We've…

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Athletics Update

By Emma Glasgow It has been another exciting two weeks for SMS Athletics. It’s championship time for many of our teams and our athletes took the…

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Halloween Means Empowerment at SMS

As per tradition, students put on the annual Halloween Carnival in conjunction with the Big Sister/Little Sister program here at SMS. This year the…

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Faculty Friday

The kids call her Mrs. P, but there is a lot more to SY/MY teacher Mrs. Procyshyn than her three-syllable last name.  Athlete, mother and speed…

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An Opera Star Among Us

One of St. Margaret’s newest additions, Ms. Humphries, may spend most of her time at school teaching French, but when the curtain drops on November…

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