The Daily Buzz

November 1st, 2017

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November 1st, 2017
by Bettina Perron - Wednesday, 1 November 2017, 10:25 AM

November 1st, 2017



PSYCHOLOGY 130 DUAL CREDIT COURSE: Mandatory meeting today in Rm 137 at lunch for all students signed up for the Psychology 130 Dual Credit course in second semester.

BADMINTON INTRAMURALS: Badminton Intramurals start today at lunch...all teams make sure you are changed into proper PE strip and ready to start playing!

LOST & FOUND: Missing a Hoodie, water bottle or T-shirt? Check out he overflowing lost & found table in the hallway outside rm 113.

Waterloo Math contests: Interested in writing a University of Waterloo Math Contest this year?  Meeting today at lunch in Room 169, Mrs Hilton's room.

Quebec 2018 Spring Break Trip :  Still thinking about travelling with Stelly's to Quebec, Montreal, and Ottawa for seven days of Spring Break 2018?  There are still spaces left on this amazing educational and fun-filled trip. See Mrs Wallace for more details.

HOMEWORK HELP: Homework Help is now available Tuesday through Friday mornings starting at 7:30am and after school in the Learning Commons Monday through Friday until 4pm.


SWIM TEAM:  Important meeting today at lunch to plan our trip to provincials. Your timely attendance will be appreciated!

JR GIRLS BASKETBALL: Jr Girls Basketball tryouts are happening on Thursday at 5pm in the small gym

JR BOYS BASKETBALL:  Jr Boys basketball Meeting on Thursday at lunch in the big gym.


ENCOUNTERS WITH CANADA is a unique opportunity for Canadian teens to meet other young people from across the country. Spend an adventure-filled week in your nation’s capital! Check out future career options, discover your country, share your hopes and dreams. Theme weeks range from the end of August 2017 to April 2018.Checkout the different themes on the Career Centre Info Board or on-line at:

LATTITUDE GLOBAL VOLUNTEERS:(formerly known as Gap) is an international youth development charity. Our mission is to develop Global Citizens by immersing youth in different cultures to inspire change, growth and maturity.

Where Can You Go?

  • Europe: UK, Ireland, Poland,Spain

  • Latin-America: Ecuador, Argentina      

  • Oceania: Australia, New Zealand, Fiji

  • Asia: China, Japan, Vietnam

  • Africa: Malawi, Ghana

Latitude offers an amazing opportunity for young adults aged 17 to 25 to travel, volunteer learn, and share experiences through cultural immersion. See the Career Centre for more Information. Or contact Latitude recruiter for Vancouver Island, Debra Bastedo at or visit

HOUSE OF COMMONS PAGE PROGRAM: The recruitment cycle for the House of Commons Page Program is on now through to December. Pages are first-year undergraduate students who work in the House of Commons in Ottawa for one year.  Under the terms of their contract, Pages are paid $16,088 in 26 equal payments over a 12-month period. In addition, a sum of $1,200 is paid at the end of the employment period for successful completion of the contract. Are you interested in:

  • studying in Ottawa after high school? Working on Parliament Hill?

Each year 40 students graduating from high school are selected from across Canada to participate in the Page Program. See the Career Centre for more information or check out the House of Commons Page Program or Apply online

Application deadline is December 4, 2017

It's Camosun's TEAC 105 (Explorations in Technology) registration time for the Feb-May 2018 course!  This dual-credit course, runs on Fridays from 3-6 pm, and provides current high school students with an introduction to careers in 4 technology areas:   Computer Science, Electronic and Computer Engineering, Civil Engineering, and Mechanical Engineering. See the Counselling Office for application forms.


SHOAL Christmas Craft Fair - November 18th, 10:00 am - 2:00 pm Volunteers are needed for serving coffee and cookies to patrons during the event plus work the YEP table making gift tags for sale as a fundraiser. 4 Volunteers are needed Contact Sara at or call 250-656-5537

Beacon Children Services Christmas Dinner -November 30th, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Volunteers will learn about catering large events and support Beacon Programs by welcoming guests, replenishing and clearing tables Contact Sara at or call 250-656-5537

2018 TSUKINO-CON Victoria’s Anime Convention - February 16-18, 2018 at the University of Victoria

The complete volunteer information package is available in the Career Centre or at

Special Olympics Bowling Miracle Lanes

Volunteers would assist athletes in the 5 pin bowling program, by assisting athletes on the lanes, ensuring that the athletes are bowling in the right order, assisting the head coach of when necessary and making sure everyone is having a GREAT TIME!!6:00 pm – 7:30pm Mondays at Miracle Lanes 2375 Bevan Avenue, Sidney. Contact Michelle Cruickshank or call 250-208-5402


The Children's Place at Uptown is looking for students 16 years of age or older, for part-time work after school and on weekends, $11.35 hour. Apply on-line @

Woodstock Evergreens and Saanichton Christmas Tree Farm is hiring! In Brentwood Bay. Starting mid-November they will need 6 youth to work weekends and over the Christmas Holidays to Harvest Christmas Trees $11.35 hour  Contact Mike at or call 250-818-0427

Mary’s Bleue Moon in Sidney (9535 Canora Road, Sidney, BC) is looking to hire two students to fill two part time positions. Part time prep cook and a part time dishwasher $11.35 hour. Apply in person or online to


Norgarden/Peninsula Retirement Communities are looking for dining room servers, Evenings 4 pm - 8 pm $12 - $13 hour. E-mail resume to


GRADUATING INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS: Meeting today at lunch time in Room 114 for all International Students Graduating this year.