The Daily Buzz

March 1st, 2018

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March 1st, 2018
by Bettina Perron - Thursday, 1 March 2018, 1:15 PM

March 1st, 2018


Big Shout out to all those students and staff involved in the “Fill the Hive Can Drive” last night!~ We collected over 12,000 cans! Way to go Stelly’s your Stinger Spirit is AWESOME!!

Monday, March 5th is a Pro-D day- School NOT in Session.

3 on 3 Basketball Intra-Murals starts this Friday at lunch! Games will be Mondays and Fridays. Teams must be a mixture of boys, girls, juniors, seniors and basketball team players. Put a team together or just come to the gym on Friday and we'll sort it out! Teachers welcome!

Need some Volunteer hours? Recyclable bottles need help being collected. This is a great opportunity to give a hand around the school. Bottle collections will be Monday’s and Thursdays at lunch. To get involved please speak with Hunter Lastiwka or see Mrs. Wallace in room 108.

2019 Grad Executive Committee: Are you in Grade 11 and hoping to be on the Grad Exec next year ? Info. meeting Thursday at lunch in room 116 with Mrs Brown! Applications available at the meeting.

ATHLETIC CONDITIONING: Are you in Grade 10 or 11 and interested in Athletic Conditioning next year? How about trying a class  on Friday 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 Friday to the Career Centre. Any questions...See a Counsellor!

YEARBOOKS: Please check the Yearbook list in the office to ensure you have pre-purchased 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!


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


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!


Why? Everything you want to know about programs in Business, Sport & Exercise, Trades & Technologies. When?   Thursday, March 15, 2018; 5:30pm to 7:30pm Where?  1st Floor Atriums of the Centre for Business & Access and Technologies Buildings (Interurban Campus) Learn about the program(s) of interest to you including what you’ll learn, what high school courses and grades you need, how much it’ll cost, and what career opportunities are available. Everything you wanted to know about more than 100 program

Need something to do for Spring Break?? Connect with construction industry employers at the SPRING OPPORTUNITIES FAIR

Learn about careers in Construction | Participate in up to 4 Interviews for Spring Break employment on Wednesday, March 7, 2018   4:15 pm - 5:30 pm . Helmut Huber Cafeteria Camosun College, Interurban Campus Register @

COAST CAPITAL SAVINGS YOUTH GET IT – INTERN PROGRAM This paid student job that can kick-start your career Students must by entering Grade 11 or 12 in September 2018. For recruitment information sheets see the Career Centre Applications will be accepted online at From March 1 to April 11


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

GRAD 2018

MISSED GRAD ASSEMBLEY: Any Grade 12’s that missed the Grad Assembly on Tuesday, Come to a Brief Meeting in the Career Center at Lunch on Friday to pick up forms and get the info you missed!

SOCK & LANYARD ORDER REFUNDS: Refunds for the Cancelled Grad Sock and Lanyard orders can be picked up at lunch only in Rm 140 today and tomorrow!

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

AFTER GRAD MEETING: Next Parent After Grad meeting is Tuesday, March 6th, at 7pmin the Learning Commons.