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 of girls and families who have called SMS home. She strikes the perfect balance of loving Zumba while still enjoying a cheeseburger. This week’s Faculty Friday is Grade 5 teacher Mrs. Bev Waterfield.

What year did you start working at SMS?

1996

What grade do you teach?

Grade 5

What is your favourite unit to teach?

Environmental Responsibility

What book do you give most as a gift?

It depends on who the person is and where they are in their journey.

What other SMS staff member would you most want to be stuck on a deserted island with and why?

Too many to choose from, however I’d probably be with Terry Willow! We’ve been BESTIES since Grade 8 at SMS!

What is your favourite food & local restaurant?

Bacon cheese burger, Fireside Grill.

What is your hobby/obsession?!

Spending time on or in wide open spaces.

What is your secret talent or superpower?

Listening with caring and constructive ears and an open heart.

What is one thing you can’t live without?

Zumba!

What one piece of advice would you give to your younger self?

Make time in your busy schedule to do things that you enjoy.

What habit do you do everyday that you feel is integral to the success of your day?

Go for a walk usually through the forest beside a stream.

Are you a morning person or a night owl?

Morning.

Can you touch your nose with your tongue?

Yes.

What are you binge watching right now, if anything?

Ozark.

Cat or Dog?

Dog.