Jennifer van Hardenberg

Digital Marketing // Design + Copy

Marketing & Brand

Digital Marketing // Design + Copy

Writing for social media, email, and ads can be a challenging puzzle: how to get your message across in a couple seconds or a couple hundred characters... or less.  But guess what: I love puzzles. Ready? Sample some tasty short form copy nuggets below! 



So it's the first day of spring, and you're thinking about summer? Great news: Summer Camps are now posted! As seen on @HuffPost! http://...

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Calling all CoderGirls: Our next #GirlsLearningCode web design workshop is April 1. It might be April Fools but this is no joke! Register now: http://...
Read more about PR and STEM partnerships...

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Last call for ambitious girls: You could be eligible for over $100,000 in scholarships! Deadline for entrance scholarships was extended to this Friday, April 28. Apply now: http://...

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How we empowered girls to dream big this year: Before we ring in a new year it's time to review the last. We're very proud of this document, created to reflect our innovative school and our ambitious community of girls, educators, and supporters. Read our Annual Report: http://annualreport.stmarg.ca...

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Meet the world, stay close to home: Discover the advantages of 5-day boarding for nearby families and girls who are #ReadyForMore. RSVP for our upcoming info session in #YVR: http://... 

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Why Design Matters: Join our visiting experts from @University of Victoria to unpack #STEMed buzzwords - inquiry-based learning, maker culture, design thinking, and more. Register for our parent workshop: http://...
Read more of my writing about Why Design Matters...

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Today and every day we celebrate and nurture #girlpower. On #InternationalWomensDay, here's a toast: to all those who struggled before us, to the #inspiringwomen shaping our girls' aspirations for the future right now, and to all the hard work still to come. Chime in SMS: give a shout out to an awesome lady in your life by commenting here!

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Girls courageously push their boundaries during Outweek undertaking adventurous activities from scuba diving, sailing, climbing, white water kayaking, open ocean paddling, racket sports, geocaching, overnight campouts and more. This year for the first time students in all grades participated in the annual program in a variety of ways to immerse themselves in the natural world, build teamwork, forge new bonds of camaraderie, and develop broad reaching life skills. This photo was taken during the 5-day program for @SALTS (Sail and Life Training Society).
See more long-form writing about outdoor education...

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Hey Ace: get ready to hit the green! Last chance to register a team for our Community Golf Tournament on Saturday, April 8. "Best ball" round, followed by dinner and prizes at the banquet @BearMountainResort promises to be a hole in one! Register online: http://...

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Nest Stop: Birthplace of Knowledge. Congrats Tesnim, Delphine & Ines for 1st place GOLD at the #WorldScholarsCup qualifying them for global round in Athens. Read the @BlackPress article: http://...

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#SMSRedBlazers at @VIATEC #DiscoverTectoria today! Driving sims, robots and tons of innovative projects...These girls just wanna #STEM fun.

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For girls who thrive on independence and challenge, has your family considered boarding school? Discover all the advantages of boarding while staying close to home. The new 5-day boarding at St. Margaret's School lets girls meet the world but go home on weekends. Book your campus tour here: http://...

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Do you know a #confidentgirl who would thrive at SMS? Invite her to be a shadow student on Feb 24. Register online: http://...Want to try on the Red Blazer? Shadow a student to spend a "day in the life" of an SMS student. Friday, Feb 24 is our last Open House of the school year, a great chance to see our campus in action and find out why girls thrive here. In addition to shadowing, families interested in admissions are invited to visit and tour our campus. Full details and RSVP online: https://shadowme.eventbrite.ca

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Do you know a girl who loves to tinker? There is still room in our Robotics Summer Camp for inventive girls entering grades 5-8. Great #STEMed introduction to LEGO MINDSTORMS NXT and EV3 robots, or awesome skill-building for FLL teams! Details for registration online: http://...

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Here we go! #girlsSTEMCON at SMS today = 400 confident girls, 30 breakout sessions, 3 inspiring keynotes! #STEMGIRLS #STEMED #yyj #yyjkids

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Something exciting this way comes. Shout out to @StudioRobazzo and @LimbicMedia for the beautiful StalagNight for our stage! You might recognize Robazzo for their inspired designs and their @DouglasMagazine #10toWatch win! So excited by the talent that has come together for this event.

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St. Margaret's School hosted our first ever Girls' STEM Leadership Conference on April 20 & 21, 2017. Eighteen public and independent schools participated including nearly 400 students from the island and lower mainland.Our three keynote speakers, 30 session presenters, dozens of volunteers, and 10 exhibitors shared their time and talent to inspire girls' to see a world of possibility when they think of STEM, and help redefine STEM as more than the sum of its parts. THANK YOU to our sponsors: presenting sponsor @Lockheed Martin, supporting sponsor @TD Bank, and our session sponsors @BC Wit, @Fine Solutions, @JF Insurance, @Sandra Hudson Communications and @StarFish Medical.

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Calling All Inventive Girls: Start 2018 creatively at Maker Day with Girls Learning Code @LLC Victoria + @Science Venture http://...

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#GivingTuesday is a time to gather together in support of causes that are making a difference in our community. At SMS, we are so thankful for our donors who make exceptional learning possible. Your gifts support important initiatives like facility enhancements and scholarships that tuition doesn't cover. You can join the Annual Campaign today by giving online at www.stmarg.ca/donate

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Are you looking at options for middle and high school? Ready to register your early learner for kindergarten? Do you know a girl who loves to tinker, invent, and build? These details and more after the jump... [linked]

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Open House at SMS presents an unbeatable opportunity to experience our school first-hand and gain insights about life on campus from a student's perspective. Take a student-led tour of the school, meet our teachers, and access a variety of on-site resources to have your questions answered.