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February 27th, 2018

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February 27th, 2018
by Bettina Perron - Tuesday, 27 February 2018, 11:25 AM

February 27th, 2018


PINK SHIRT DAY: Tomorrow is Pink Shirt Day at Stelly's! Join us by wearing PINK to support compassion and kindness in our school! Tomorrow after school is the  Stelly's "Fill the Hive Food Drive" from 4pm - 8pm, sign up on our website and join fun and help out others less fortunate in our community!

FRANCE & SPAIN 2019:  Are you interested in visiting France and Italy during Spring Break 2019 next year? Tonight is the deadline to sign up for the early discount. There will be a meeting today with Ms Liberatore in room 144 at lunch for all those interested or already enrolled

2019 Grad Executive Committee: Are you in Grade 11 and hoping to be on the Grad Exec next year ? There will be an informational meeting Thursday March 1st at lunch in room 116 with Mrs Brown, and you can pick up an application.

ATHLETIC CONDITIONING: Are you in Grade 10 or 11 and interested in Athletic Conditioning next year? How about trying a class this  Wednesday or Friday starting at 7:00 a.m.  See Ms. Montgomery if you’re interested!

HOMEWORK HELP: Homework Help is available everyday in the Learning Commons starting at 7:30am and after school until 4pm.

CPF FUNDRAISER:  Canadian parents for French are having a SWEET fundraiser!  Craving maple syrup? We’ve got you covered!  Delicious maple syrup and maple lollipops at competitive prices are available to pre-order. Order forms are available on our website under the General Announcements or French Immersion Forum. Please drop off your order with payment (CPF - saanich) at the school office no later than March 1st. 

COURSE SELECTION FOR 2018/2019: Course Selection forms are due back by  this Friday March 2nd to the Career Centre. Any questions...See a Counsellor!


SPRING SCHOOL SAILING: Spring School Sailing will be starting April 7th and goes to June 9th.  There will be 2 practices per week; one after school and one Saturday plus 2 regattas.  Application forms due by spring break and can be found under Parkland Marine Academy on the Parkland School website.  If you have any questions, please contact Christine at

BADMINTON: Badminton Open Gym practice for anyone interested in playing badminton, recreational or competitively, after school today from 3:15 - 4:15.


INVENT THE FUTURE: Exciting opportunity available to GIRLS in GRADE 11 Invent the Future at Simon Fraser University. Invent the Future is a 2-week summer Artificial Intelligence (AI)  scholars program for high-potential Canadian young women in 11th grade taking English 11, Math 11, and at least one Science 11. July 8th–20th, 2018 Cost: $500 Food and on-campus accommodation included. Bursaries available. Get hands-on experience with computer science + artificial intelligence, tech careers, and technology for your community. No prior experience required! LEARN MORE + APPLY BY April 3, 2018 Please ensure you notify the Career Centre if you are successful in your application!


FOODSAFE Level 1 - Monday, March 5, 2018      8:30 am – 4:30 pm at the SHOAL Centre 10030 Resthaven Drive   Cost is $50.00 - Cash, cheque or credit card is accepted.   Food Safe is useful for anyone working in the food service, food retail, or food processing industries. You will learn how to handle food safely in order to prevent food from being contaminated.  To Register contact Sara: or call 250-656-5537

ALERT FIRST AID with CPR”C”& AED Saturday, May 5, 2018 - 8:30 am to 4:00 pm @ SHOAL Centre  Cost is $50.00 (due February 26th) - Cash, cheque or credit card.    This fun & interactive 8-hour course trains people how to react & improvise during time priority, life threatening emergencies. This course covers initial assessment, disease prevention, secondary survey, airway obstruction, adult/child/infant CPR, & the use of an Automated External Defibrillator. This course also includes recognition & first-aid treatment for head & spine injuries, shock, bleeds, anaphylactic shock, heart attacks & strokes. Participants spend the majority of the course doing hands on first-aid training. By practising with scenarios students gain confidence & learn to react & improvise in emergency situations. This course meets Adult & Child Licensing Guidelines. To Register contact Sara at or 250-656-5537


WHITE SPOT CENTRAL SAANICH: is looking for kitchen staff with the opportunity of an apprenticeship as an Professional Cook. They are looking for someone who is hardworking and wants to be part of their team, starting wage $11.35. You will learn knife skills, operation of kitchen tools, food preparation techniques, food safety guidelines, and general sanitation practices. To apply email resume to

PENNINSULA CO-OP is looking to hire a Cashier/Grocery Clerk. This position would be suitable for a student seeking part-time work, providing around 16 hours each week, including 2 evenings and one weekend day. More hours will be available during school breaks. $11.35 hour - 2132 Keating X Road, Saanichton. Apply online at  or in person at the Co-op Food Centre, 2132 Keating X Road, Saanichton

GRAD 2018

GRAD PARENTS: Reminder to Parents ...Grad Ads for the Yearbook are due March 9th. No Late submission will be accepted!

AFTER GRAD MEETING: Next After Grad meeting is Tuesday, March 6th, 7pm, Learning Commons.


SPRING BREAK TRAVEL:  Reminder to ALL International Students planning day trips or overnight trips during Spring Break, MUST submit travel applications by WEDNESDAY March 7, 2018.

ROCKY MOUNTAIN TOUR: International Student Rocky Mountain Tour Applications available from the International Office. Last day to Sign-up is March 7, 2018