At the start of the school year, I decided to harness this technology to better communicate with the SMS community, so I hope you will enjoy the irony that this blog is about why I sometimes find it hard to decide whether the internet helps us to better connect, or makes us more disconnected.
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Last week, SMS celebrated the first International Day of the Girl with four remarkable girls from Plan Canada’s Because I am a Girl Speakers Bureau, who shared their stories and their passion with our students over the course of two days. The young women spoke at a school assembly, facilitated... Read More
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 45,000 people took part in this effort from all across Canada.
Hosted by the Vancouver Aquarium and the World Wildlife Federation, the goal of the... Read More
I have been in Ottawa this past week, participating in a CAIS Accreditation of a Girls’ School of similar size and with a similar Mission – Inspiring each girl to reach her full potential. Although I miss St. Margaret’s and our girls, I walk through the halls of Elmwood and am reminded that there... Read More
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 off-campus adventures that included canoeing, kayaking, climbing and camping at Strathcona Provincial Park (the oldest provincial park in British... Read More