SMS Supports Goddess Run

SMS students, staff and volunteers took part in the 7th Annual Victoria Goddess Run on June 2, 2018. The run, which is in support of the BC Cancer…

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Faculty Friday

What year did you start working at SMS?  I started as a co-op student in the Fall of 2015 and began my role of Athletic Coordinator in Fall 2016.…

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Spring Reunion – A Family Affair

The food may have come from within 110km of Victoria, but the annual Spring Reunion saw attendees from across Vancouver Island, the Lower Mainland,…

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Service Day 2018

Servite in Caritate, Service with Love. It has been the SMS motto for 110 years and something that we truly live by here at our school. Service Day…

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All-girls All-stars

How do we educate young women to be resilient – persevere against the odds, build confidence to take risks, have the courage and conviction to be…

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Environmental activist inspires the next generation through service with love

Left to right: SMS student Lauren Ebata, Alumna Vicky Husband, School Archivist Christine Godfrey, Head of School Cathy Thornicroft The need to fight…

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Faculty Friday

Every few weeks we will be publishing a Q&A with a teacher or staff member to help us get to know, and showcase the amazing people we have…

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Tackling her dreams

With only 30 students from Vancouver Island and the Lower Mainland accepted to the Canadian Sport School (CSS) annually, to say Maelle Reed is…

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Environmental activist set to speak at SMS

Vicky Husband, SMS Class of 1958, and one of British Columbia’s best-known environmentalists, is set to give a presentation to students at the April…

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Giant Floor Map comes to SMS

St. Margaret’s School has a giant floor map on loan from Canadian Geographic Education until March 9. The Canadian Geographic Education’s giant floor…

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Students shine at STEM Expo

Congrats to all of the students who took part in the STEM Expo which took place Thursday, February 22, 2018. Participating students were judged by…

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New Director of External Relations

Please welcome Barbara Sutton as our new Director of External Relations at St. Margaret's School. In her role, Barbara oversees the School’s External…

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Social Media Safe

Social media continues to play a large role in our society and as SMS staff we are continually being challenged to help our students use social media…

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Cathy Thornicroft Retirement Announcement

Please click the links below to read letters from the Head of School and Boad Chair regarding Cathy Thornicroft's retirement announcement. Cathy…

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Faculty Friday

Every couple of weeks we will be publishing a Q&A with a teacher or staff member to help us get to know, and showcase the amazing people we have…

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Demystifying Mental Health

January 31, 2018 was Bell Let’s Talk Day and Ms. Thompson’s Grade 6 class got involved in a big way. In September 2010, Bell Let’s Talk began a new…

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SMS goes two for two at Lego League Championships

On Saturday February 3, 2018 SMS hosted teams from across BC for the annual FIRST® LEGO® League BC Regional Championships. This marks the third year…

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Faculty Friday

Welcome to the first edition of Faculty Friday! Every couple of weeks we will be publishing a Q&A with a teacher or staff member to help us get…

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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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