The Daily Buzz

February 8th, 2018

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February 8th, 2018
by Bettina Perron - Thursday, 8 February 2018, 11:07 AM

February 8th, 2018


Best of Luck to the Sr Girls Basketball team! Tonight they play at 5:45pm at Claremont in the City Semi Finals! Go Stingers !!


Parents & Students Grades 9 through 12 are invited to attend Stelly's Explorations evening on Thursday, February 15th from 5:30pm to 7:30pm. Discover the diverse academic and unique opportunites available here at Stelly's! Presentations on High school programs, Post Secondary options, Grade level courses, Trades and Career Options, Travel Options and much more!

REPORT CARDS: If you didn't pick up your report card last Friday, they are available in the office!

MUSIC DEPT. BOTTLE DRIVE: Please drop off your refundable bottles this Saturday from 10am to 3pm at the Peninsula Co-op on Keating Cross Road. Your donation will help fund the Stelly's Music Program students’ annual trip to Calgary & Sun Peaks!

YEARBOOKS: Please check the Yearbook list in the office to ensure you have prepurchased your Yearbook. Cost is $50 now and will increase after spring Break! ONLY A few extra yearbooks will be ordered so prepay now to ensure you get one!


GIRLS SOCCER: Can all female students interested in playing either junior or senior girls soccer this year please come to a very brief meeting Tuesday at lunch in the small gym.Please see Ms Cunningham or Mr Braun if you cannot make the meeting!


Aviation Summer Camp for Girls
An amazing opportunity for girls entering Grade 10 in September 2018!  NAV CANADA is sponsoring a Summer Camp for 20 girls from across Canada for one week of learning, fun, and friendship with a focus on aviation.  This all-expenses-paid camp uses hands-on learning and hopes to inspire you to explore a career in aviation!  Visit the Career Centre for more information on how to apply.

Soldier For A Day - Canadian Armed Forces Army Reserve
The Soldier For A Day work-study program is taking place SATURDAY, Feb. 24th at the Bay Street Armoury in Victoria.  See how a soldier is trained and some of the things they do as part of the CAF. Participants will be given the opportunity to see some of the equipment and vehicles used and may also experience a portion of the annual fitness test or receive basic instruction in marching and drill. They will also get a closer look at all the different educational and job opportunities offered by the local Army Reserve units.  More information and application forms are available from the Career Centre.

Women in Trades and Technology
Grade 9 -12 girls interested in attending the Trade and Technology Exploration Day at Camosun College, on Wednesday, Feb 21st., please sign up in the Career Centre and pick up information and permission forms asap, as space is limited.  Bus transportation and lunch will be provided on this day!  This is a chance to check out important and well paying careers in the following:
Trades - Electrical, Auto Service, Sheet Metal/Metal Fab, and Carpentry.
Technology- Civil Engineering, Computer Science, Electronics and Mechanical Engineering.


GAMES2U is looking to hire Game Coaches for the upcoming Spring and Summer season! 10-20 hours per week , $12 per hour. Please visit the Career Centre for more information.

The Butchart Gardens is hosting a Job Fair on TUESDAY, February 20th from 6:00 - 8:00 pm., in the Coffee Shop. They are recruiting for spring and summer jobs in most departments, with wages starting at $15.00 per hour.  Visit the Career Centre for more information.

The SHOAL Centre in Sidney is hosting a Job Fair on FRIDAY, February 23 (Pro-D Day) from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm! Come to this FREE event with your resume to meet employers such as BC Transit, Black Press, Fairway Market, Save-on-Foods, Slegg Lumber and more!  Learn about volunteer opportunities with the Royal BC Museum, Shaw Centre for the Salish Sea, Peninsula Players and others. Door prizes will be given to the first 50 to register!  Visit the Career Centre for registration information.

GRAD 2018

REMINDER: Grad yearbook Write Ups and Photoès are due next Friday, February 16th! No Late Submissions!


SISP MT WASHINGTON SKI TRIP: Last day to Sign-up for the International Student Ski trip to Mt Washington is this Friday.


S.C.A.T.S. VALENTINES DANCE - FEB 10th The Society for the Community Arts Theatre is hosting a "Valentines Dance" on February 10th at the Saanich Fairgrounds to raise funds for a new theatre at Stelly's. Featuring the Commodores Big Band, Bayside Big Band and the Stelly's Jazz Band. Tickets are available at the main office. $20 each.