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  • Spring and Summer Camps at SMCS
    May 30, 2023
    Guest Contributor

    SMCS Spring and Summer Camps | Basketball

    As the school year draws to a close, many students and parents might be wondering about what opportunities exist for students to cultivate their passions outside of the classroom in new and engaging ways.

  • Clubs and Activities at St. Michael’s College School
    April 26, 2023
    Guest Contributor

    SMCS Blog | Students playing Mahjong

    Choosing the right high school is as much about selecting a strong academic curriculum as it is about finding opportunities to grow outside of the classroom.

  • What Service Means at St. Michael’s College School
    March 31, 2023
    Dr. Robert Fantilli '94, Teacher, Christian and Community Service Lead

    What Service Means at SMCS | Students volunteering

    Unique to St. Michael’s College School is the experience of the Basilian priestly ministry of education and evangelization in the classroom in addition to the roles they fill in administration and on the Boards of Directors.

  • With that, the 2022-23 hockey season has ended
    March 10, 2023
    Victor Ding, Grade 11 student

    SMCS student Victor Ding

    Victor Ding, Grade 11, recounts his experience overcoming a serious illness and persevering through the challenges he faced returning to school and sport.

  • Four Common Art Programmes and Why They’re Important
    February 22, 2023
    Guest Contributor

    SMCS - Why arts programmes are important for students

    From elementary school through high school and beyond, art programs are a vital component to a well-rounded education. Art programs allow students to express themselves in new and exciting ways, while encouraging their creativity and autonomy.

  • Why Athletics Are Important for Students
    February 07, 2023
    Guest Contributor

    SMCS - Importance of high school athletics - Hockey

    Regular exercise and physical education are major contributors to adolescents’ overall well-being. But participating in organized sports takes your child’s confidence, discipline and physical abilities to a whole new level.

  • Christmas Eve Message from Fr. Andrew Leung, CSB
    December 23, 2022
    Fr. Andrew Leung, CSB, President

    SMCS Christmas Eve Message | Nativity scene in front of main office

    When I was a pastor, many parishioners would ask if I would be going home for Christmas. I think my mom would like me to be home too! But alas, home for me was at the church.

  • What Are the Benefits of Studying at a Catholic School?
    December 21, 2022
    Guest Contributor

    SMCS | Benefits of Catholic high schools | Students in the chapel with Fr. Leung

    Choosing where to send your child to school is one of the most important decisions you will make as a parent. A quality education that supports children’s intellectual, emotional, physical, and spiritual well-being is vital to ensuring they reach their potential and achieve their dreams.

  • Eight Advantages of Going to Private High School
    November 14, 2022
    Guest Contributor

    SMCS offers enriched academic opportunities as a private school

    Deciding where to send your child to school is arguably one of the most important decisions you will make as a parent. The value of a well-rounded and rigorous education can never be understated, especially at the high school level where students are preparing for higher education. This is why so many parents are choosing to send their children to a private school.

  • Experiential Learning: Living Parallel Lives in the Great Outdoors
    October 11, 2022
    Pat Daly, Principal

    SMCS Outdoor Education and experiential learning

    Experiential learning is a powerful platform! A little over a month into my new role at SMCS, I participated in my first immersive learning experience. And it did not come within the hallowed yellow brick hallways at 1515 Bathurst Street, but off campus — more than 200 kilometres away.