The 2017/2018 Winter edition of Spirit is here

Have you seen the 2017/2018 Winter Spirit magazine yet? You should receive your copy in the mail soon, if you don’t, let us know and maybe your…

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Life-hers: Celebrating our Residence Lifers

Written by Annie Maki, Residence House Parent & Communications Assistant Anyone familiar with boarding school life will venture that many of the…

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Video of Head Girl Election Panel

It's election time for student government. During a panel discussion, the candidates for Head Girl, Deputy Head, and Residence Head answered…

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Service Day Promotes Five Pillars of Healthy Communities

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…

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Provincial Mock Trial Competition

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…

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SMS Students make a splash at Performing Arts Festival

For six weeks this spring, over nine thousand youth and adults participate in the Greater Victoria Performing Arts Festival (GVPAF). The festival…

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Travel Blog: Annual Cultural Exchange to Chile

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,…

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FIRST LEGO League Recap

On Saturday, February 4, twenty nine teams from across BC competed at the annual BC Regional…

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Victoria School Hosts Provincial Robotics Tournament

Feb 4 is BC Regional Championship Tournament for FIRST LEGO League When: Saturday, February 4 Where: St. Margaret's School, 1080 Lucas Ave Who:…

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Sharing holiday cheer

https://vimeo.com/195009334 Merry Christmas 2016 from st_margarets on Vimeo. Just as the promise of fresh fallen snow brings joy to young people, we…

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Fall Athletics Review

Written by Emma Glasgow, Athletics Coordinator Fall is the busiest season for Athletics at St Margaret's School with a mixture of participation and…

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SMS hosts screening of sundance-selected film, Most Likely to Succeed

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE St. Margaret's School is one of more than 1,500 communities working to re-imagine the purpose of education VICTORIA, BC --- On…

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Kate’s Summer Service Story

Our school motto, Servite in Caritate ~ Service with Love, encourages students and staff alike to embrace volunteerism and philanthropy in both…

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SMS Says Goodbye to Summer Nichidai Students

Written by summer intern Alex Nelson (Class of 2012) For 21 years, St. Margaret’s has worked in collaboration with the Nichidai School in Tokyo,…

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Back to School: Checklist for New Students

Are you coming to St. Margaret’s in the fall of 2016?  Follow this new student checklist to make sure that you are ready! Day Students 1. Ensure that…

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Girls’ Summer Coding Camp A Huge Hit

Written by Alex Nelson (Class of 2012), Summer Intern Have you ever programmed a robot? Last week at the St. Margaret’s Summer Coding Camp, girls…

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Big dreams for the small screen

The making of SMS's new video inspired by little girls with big dreams Written by Jennifer van Hardenberg, SMS Communications Coordinator Finding…

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Closing Remarks: End of Year Messages

What follows are the speeches delivered by three school leaders addressing students, graduates, and their families to bring to a close another school…

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A Hive of Activity: New STEM partnership to bring bees to SMS

St. Margaret’s is excited to be expanding our STEM partnerships by working with a member of the Capital Region Beekeepers Association to establish an…

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New All-Girls Coding Camp brings computer science fun to girls in Victoria

Codemakers CoderGirl is the name of a new camp being offered in Victoria this summer in partnership by Science Venture from University of Victoria,…

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Idea Challenge at Royal Roads University

A student blog by Natasha Smyth, Grade 10 Saturday May 14th, I attended a social sciences event held at Royal Roads University called the IDEA…

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Service Day Recap

Now that Service Day is over, the Leadership 11 class has been reflecting on the successful event they have hosted. The Leadership 11 class pursued…

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Dear Pre-Boarding School Me

Choosing to attend a boarding school is a big decision - but one we feel you won't regret. Boarding is filled with opportunities that make living in…

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Voices Raised in Song at Performing Arts Festival

The performing arts have their day during the annual Greater Victoria Performing Arts Festival (GVPAF).…

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Service Day 2016

Students to serve others during National Volunteer Week The Leadership 11 class has been working diligently since January, planning and preparing for…

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Travel Blog: Chilean Exchange

Written by Alice Brown Today was our last day in the desert. We got up not too early and got on yet another tour bus. The bus took us to this…

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Travel Blog: Chilean Exchange

Written by Mayu Shiozaki March 13th  Today, we left the hotel at 9:00. Our plan for the day was to see an old church, and to see three lakes. At…

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Travel Blog: Chilean Exchange

Written by Caly Zhang On Thursday March 17th, we went to Santiago, the capital of Chile. Santiago is a very modern city and has a different feeling…

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Travel Blog: Chilean Exchange, Blogs 4 and 5

Today we arrived school at 7:50am and we chatted a little bit before starting our Spanish class for two hours. For the whole class the teacher was…

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Travel Blog: Chilean Exchange First Days At School

Written by student Letong Li Monday Today is the first day of school. We all had to get up earlier than usual as classes in Chile starts at 7:50am.…

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