State of the Art: SMS Fine Arts Week Wrap-Up

You’re Never Fully Dressed Without a Smile It was smiles all around the Fine Arts department following three full nights and three full houses. On…

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BUSINESS SAVVY: Building Connections to Economics and Entrepreneurship

“Leadership is about making others better as a result of your presence and making sure that impact lasts in your absence." ― Harvard Business School…

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SMS Recognized as Healthy Living Success Story

Our school's commitment to healthy living should come as no surprise to our existing SMS community. From our high levels of participation in sports…

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Strong Showing at Regional Science Fair

Congratulations to all SMS participants at this week’s Vancouver Island Regional Science Fair hosted at UVic. We were pleased to honour these…

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Scholarship student promotes cultural literacy through art

St. Margaret’s School (SMS) recently unveiled a new feature in the junior school multi-purpose area: an igloo. Constructed to be more permanent than…

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Service Day 2013

Friday, April 19 marked SMS' first Service Day.  A student-driven initiative of the Leadership Class, students in Grades 7 - 12 and those in the…

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Europe Trip Update: Versailles & Final Day

Today we woke up at 8 am which was late for what we were used to, giving us some time to rest after 11 days of walking. We were very exited but sad…

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Europe Trip Update: Castles

Today we woke up at 6 which was really early. We were very tired because we have been walking for almost 11 days but we were excited for the new day…

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Europe Trip Update: Eiffel Tower

Today we woke up at around eight in the morning and after eating breakfast we made our way to the Gallery Lafayette for some shopping. We had 2 hours…

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Europe Trip Update: Louvre

Today we woke up fairly early, which was around 6 a.m. We ate our first breakfast in Paris which was different from Italy, but equally delicious.…

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Europe Trip Update: Paris

It's been a long way up to Paris! We were travelling for 18 hours on a train. We were supposed to get to Paris by 10 a.m. but there were technical…

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Europe Trip Update: Leaving Italy

Finally! 8am wake up call, even though some girls didn't heard it and woke up a little bit late. We had to get our suitcases down in the lobby by…

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Europe Trip Update: Venice

Oh no! 6 am wake-up call. We are so tired but we have to get up to have breakfast at the Croce di Malta hotel, get our suitcases ready down at the…

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Europe Trip Update: Ponte Vecchio

We started our day with a delicious breakfast, and then walked down to the main plaza. There, we met our tour guide, Analisa. We started our walking…

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Europe Trip Update: Siena

Today we did a lot of traveling. We woke up, had breakfast and then hopped on a bus to Florence. It took us awhile to get out of the busy city of…

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Culture Vulture Contest – A concise history

The Culture Vulture descended onto the SMS campus sometime between 1988 and 1991. CV, as he is affectionately known, is a mascot that was conceived…

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Europe Trip Update: Vatican

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,…

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Europe Trip Update: Italy

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…

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Europe Trip Update: Departure

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…

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SMS Blog: Young philanthropists honoured

By Natasha Carville, Junior School Educational Assistant For the last six years, I have had the privilege of working with our Junior School students…

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SMS Blog: Salmon Sightings

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…

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SMS students clean up shorelines

By Deb Secco, Grade 3 Teacher On September 25, Grades 2-6 participated in the Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup. This year it is estimated that over…

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Outweek: It’s a wrap

By Mary Cameron, Principal of the Senior School Another Outweek has come and gone; last week, SMS students in Grades 6-12 returned from a week of…

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Homeward Bound: Thanks and goodbye to our Japanese friends and families

Seven SMS students recently returned from a student exchange program with Eiwa School in Shizouka, Japan. Below, some of the students reflect on…

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Japan Update: Cheering on Eiwa School

Seven SMS students are participating in a student exchange program with Eiwa School in Shizouka, Japan. Below, some of the students share…

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Japan Update: Weekend Warriors

Seven SMS students are participating in a student exchange program with Eiwa School in Shizouka, Japan. Below, some of the students share…

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Japan Update: A shopper’s paradise

Seven SMS students are participating in a student exchange program with Eiwa School in Shizouka, Japan. Below, some of the students share…

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Japan Update: Home away from home

Seven SMS students are participating in a student exchange program with Eiwa School in Shizouka, Japan. Below, some of the students share…

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Japan Update: School days at Shizouka Eiwa

Seven SMS students are participating in a student exchange program with Eiwa School in Shizouka, Japan. Below, some of the students share…

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Japan Update: First impressions

Seven SMS students are participating in a student exchange program with Eiwa School in Shizouka, Japan. Below, some of the students share some of…

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