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March 12th, 2018

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March 12th, 2018
by Bettina Perron - Monday, 12 March 2018, 10:45 AM

March 12th, 2018


MODEL UN: Model UN Meeting at lunch today in Room 70

STELLY'S EASTER EGG HUNT: Get ready on March 15th for the Stelly's Easter egg hunt in the hive!

3 on 3 Basketball Intra-Murals: 3 on 3 Basketball is at lunch today! Make sure your team is there.

WATERLOO MATH CONTEST: Last chance to write a Waterloo Math Contest is coming up! Anyone gr 9-12 interested in writing a University of Waterloo Math Contest in early April,  MUST REGISTER BY THURSDAY THIS WEEK.  Please see Mrs Hilton in room 169 for more details.


CAMOUSUN PROGRAM INFO NIGHT – MARCH 15th - Everything you want to know about programs in Business, Sport & Exercise, Trades & Technologies. Thursday, March 15, 2018; 5:30pm to 7:30pm - 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 programs

HighTech Pilot Project - Experience Innovation Develop Skills through the Computer Science Skills Academy, Gain experience through a paid Summer Internship. Explore Innovation through Continuing Education. HighTechU is about more than just coding; it's about empowering youth to build the diverse skills they need to succeed and thrive in the growing technology industry in Victoria and beyond. For information on the HighTechU Pilot Project visit: Please submit your application by email to: hightechu@csc.uvic.caDeadline: 11:59 pm on March 16, 2018

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!

COAST CAPITAL SAVINGS YOUTH 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


PACIFIC DESIGN ACADEMY Summer School Courses through the Pacific Design Academy. Interior Design - Graphic Design - Fashion Design.

These courses were structured as follows:

  • 4 weeks of in class education in July.  Monday-Friday 9:00 am – 3:45 pm each day  (120 hours of in class education)

  • 4 weeks of related work experience at a local company in August or September.

Packages and Applications are available in the Career Centre Application deadline is April 7, 2018


Farm Hand Workers during Spring Break: This market gardener looking for a student who is willing to help on my small farm over spring break, generally doing things like moving aged manure and compost in a wheelbarrow, weeding and cleaning up beds. One day a week could lead to more work during the summer. This is a physical job. $13/hour Munro Road, North Saanich Interested !! Email Bernadette at or call 250-656-0875

FISH O"CHIPS  (10153 Resthaven Drive, Sidney) Is looking for a couple of students for dishwashing and food preparation positions!! $13.00 hour  Call Tony at 250-213-5901 (cell) or 250-656-4435 (Fish O’ Chips) to set up an interview!

Beacon Drive-In (near Beacon Hill Park) Is looking for students for dishwashing/service positions. After school and on weekends $11.35 hour Call Janet (Manager) if you’re interested in setting up an interview  250-888-1505


Sidney & Peninsula Literary Festival Society help is need for this upcoming reading. Friday, March 23rd - SHOAL Centre 4-6 volunteers for the evening; 6.15 pm: help at the door, hand out & collect membership forms, "staff" the coffee & cookies table, and help put away the chairs & tables at the end of the evening. Contact Sara at: or call 250-656-5537

GRAD 2018

GRAD TRANSITIONS: Remember that your Grad Transition Package was due last Friday and is a grad requirement. April 17th is Grad Transition Interview Day!

MAGIC WAND PROJECT:  The Magic Wand is a non-profit organization that offers an eco-friendly and inexpensive alternative to grad outfits for both girls and boys.  The Magic Wand  is for ANY grad to borrow a dress or tux, rather than buy (a small fee for cleaning is the only charge).  All outfits are new or like-new, and all accessories are included.  To book an appointment to view the selection of available clothes, phone 250-658-0246.


Internet/Social Media Safety and Digital Literacy Presentation for Parents
Claremont Secondary School, the Claremont PAC and COPACS for School District 63 is hosting a presentation by Darren Laur on "Internet/Social Media Safety and Digital Literacy for Parents" TOMORROW (Tuesday, March 13) at the Claremont Ridge Theatre between 7-9pm.  Admissions is free to parents and guardians of students in SD63, but we are asking that participants register their attendance through (link below) as we have limited seating in the Claremont Ridge Theatre.