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March 14th, 2018

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March 14th, 2018
by Bettina Perron - Wednesday, 14 March 2018, 3:22 PM

March 14th, 2018


Coffee Concert April 11th - Sign up sheets for the upcoming Coffee Concert on April 11th are posted outside the band room.

STELLY'S EASTER EGG HUNT: Get ready for the Stelly's Easter egg hunt in the hive tomorrow!!

WATERLOO MATH CONTEST: Last chance to write a Waterloo Math Contest is coming up! Interested students MUST REGISTER BY THURSDAY THIS WEEK with  Mrs Hilton in room 169.


Camosun College (Interurban Campus) is hosting a Program Info Night TOMORROW (Thursday March 15th) from 5:30 - 7:00 pm.  Come to learn about programs in
Business, Sport & Exercise, and Trades & Technologies. Find out what high school courses and grades you need, how much it will cost and what career opportunities are available.

The 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!


Youth Firefighter Mentorship Program for Grade 11 & 12 Girls

August 9th to August 12th, 2018

The camp is open to girls in grades 11-12 (ages 16-18), and gives them an introduction to the world of firefighting. Each girl will learn about fitness, nutrition, health and teamwork. It’s easy, and there’s no cost to participate!  The camp will supply you with firefighter gear, accommodations, meals, activity fees and transportation during the camp.  All you have to do is show up with a great attitude and a sense of adventure! To apply, download and fill out the application form and bring it in to your municipality’s main fire hall. THE DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS IS JUNE 1st, 2018


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


GRAD 2018

Magic Wand
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.

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


Peninsula Youth Clinic is Re-opening
The Peninsula Youth Clinic will be re-opening on Thursday, March 15th! The youth clinic has a new location at Peninsula Medical, 2a-2379 Bevan Avenue, Sidney and will be open every THURSDAY from 5:30 - 7:30pm with both a doctor and mental health clinician on hand. Join the clinic for their grand opening celebrations on Thursday, March 15th - there will be pizza and an opportunity to receive the newly printed ‘Help Cards’ created by youth for youth.