The Daily Buzz

November 7th, 2017

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November 7th, 2017
by Bettina Perron - Tuesday, 7 November 2017, 9:51 AM

November 7th, 2017


Best of Luck to the Senior Boys Soccer team who are off to the Island Championships tomorrow! Go Stingers Go and bring back some Gold!

STELLY'S 2nd COFFEE CONCERT - NOV 15TH - Stelly's 2nd Coffee Concert of the year is happening on Nov 15th. Auditions are on Wednesday & Friday after school in the Band room.

HAVE A BLOCK 4 SPARE? Interested in helping Bayside students learn more about Mindfulness?  Come see Ms. Koenig to learn more about this leadership opportunity.

ADAM OLSEN OUR MLA IS VISITING! Interested in an opportunity to meet and discuss politics with Adam Olson,  a former Stelly's student and MLA for Saanich North and the Islands?  Come see Ms. Koenig for details.

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

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.


JR BOYS BASKETBALL TRYOUTS:  Any grade 9 or 10 boys interested in trying out for the basketball team, the first tryout will be today from 4pm -530pm. Any questions, please see Mr. Braun.

JR GIRLS BASKETBALL TRYOUTS:   Junior girls basketball tryouts are on Wednesday, November 8th from  2:45pm - 430pm


Encounters With Canada - Engaging youth in Canada's future

The cost per student for an Encounters' week in Ottawa is now $575, which includes lodging, meals, most planned activities and local transportation. Travel to Ottawa, from anywhere in Canada, is FREE of charge thanks to Exchange Canada, a program of the Department of Canadian Heritage, which covers air, rail and bus transportation! There are seats still available in some remaining areas in the Fall and Winter/Spring sessions. Check out the Encounters Calendar  to view theme weeks that still have seats available; you must be aged 14-17 years when you attend. Application forms are available and are to be submitted from the Stelly’s Career Centre for Encounters registrations, please see Mrs. Jackson.

LATTITUDE GLOBAL VOLUNTEERING:(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. Lattitude 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 Lattitude 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.


Do you have some extra time or need Volunteer hours? Lots of Volunteer opportunities available such as; volunteering at the SHOAL Christmas Craft Fair, Beacon Children Services Christmas Dinner, Victoria’s Anime Convention , Breakfast with Santa at Mary Winspear Centre or Special Olympics Bowling at Miracle Lanes. Check out the Career Center Boards for more details!


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 @

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

GRAD 2018

GRADS:  Make sure you fill out the Grad Yearbook Write up and Grad Ceremony Slide show google doc by December 6th. See the Grad Forum or Grad website for the link

UVIC GUSTAVSON SCHOOL OF BUSINESS: UVic Gustavson School of Business will be coming to Stelly's at lunch on Friday November 10th.

GRAD TRANSITIONS: Grade 12's it's time to get started on your Graduation Transitions Paperwork. GT requirements are now posted on the Career Centre Information Board  and on the school website!


PAC MEETING - The next PAC meeting will be  on Tuesday, November 14th at 7pm in the learning Commons. Everyone welcome!