This week I returned to SMS after a weeklong holiday in Hawaii. I spent much of my time relaxing on the beach with a book and managed to read six of them in total; four non-fiction and two fiction (because I ran out of reading material for school and my sister felt I was trying to sneak work into... Read More
By Natasha Carville, Junior School Educational Assistant
For the last six years, I have had the privilege of working with our Junior School students to support the Children’s Health Foundation of Vancouver Island (formally Queen Alexandra Centre for Children’s Health) through a number of annual... Read More
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 Centre in Sooke. This was the first of many opportunities our two classes will have to work together as we learn about salmon. This field trip was a... Read More
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