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April 12th, 2018

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April 12th, 2018
by Bettina Perron - Thursday, 12 April 2018, 2:43 PM

April 12th, 2018


WESTERN CANADA SWIM CHAMPIONSHIPS: The Western Canada Swim Championships are happening this week at Commonwealth Pool starting today through Sunday.  Come cheer on the Stelly's swimmers as they take on some of the top swimmers in Western Canada!

K-12 GIFT EXCHANGE - Tonight is the Canadian Parents for French 24th Annual K-12 Gift Exchange Celebration starting at 5.30 pm - 7.00 pm in the MPR.  Reminder to Grade 12 students to arrive at 5pm!

HOMEWORK HELP: Don't forget...Homework Help is available everyday in the Learning Commons starting at 7:30am and after school until 4pm.


Are you interested in Auto Body Refinishing or Repair? ATTEND AN INFO SESSION on FRIDAY!  Reps from Vancouver Community College will be presenting in the Auto Shop (Room 001) on Friday, April 13th at 9:00


FREE  RETAIL TRAINING - May & June in Sidney and Brentwood - full day - Sundays for 4 weeks from 10:00 - 4:00 pm. This certificate program prepares you for first time work experiences in retail and many other work environments.  You will be treated as an employee and you will be working alongside a busy team of staff members who are depending on you just as they would any employee. You will have training in: Working a cash register and counting cash - Customer service - Creating displays - Sorting inventory - Assisting with pricing - Opening & closing procedures

“FREE” Professional Face Painting Workshop - May 26th - 1:00 to 3:00 pm, SHOAL Centre, 10030 Resthaven Drive. To Register Contact Sara or call 250-656-5537

TALE - Tourism and Leadership Exploration - SD61 and West Coast Adventure College have partnered together to offer an amazing 8-week summer program for students interested in exploring the Adventure Tourism Industry. The program runs from in July and August 2017 (exact dates TBD)

Monday – Friday, 8:30am – 3:30pm with the following schedule:

July 2017: Local Victoria Parks & Trails, Uplands Campus

August 2017: Work Experience with Local Companies

If you are interested in applying for the TALE program or finding out more about the program, come to the Career Centre


Weeding, Digging and some Transplanting - Sidney, Malaview Avenue - 4 Hours @ $12.00/Hour - Contact Sara @ or 250-656-5537

Moving a cord of wood to wood pile - North Saanich, Forest Park Drive

 2 Hours @ $15.00/Hour Contact Sara @ or 250-656-5537

BABYSITTING : Someone in the community is looking for an occasional babysitter for 2-3 hours at a time for two girls ages 3 & 7. Duties would include supervising, fixing a snack or serving dinner. $15 hour Contact Sari at 250-544-0038

UNIVERSAL SHEET METAL is looking for a Grade 12 student interested in Commercial Flat Roofing.   Monday-Friday 7 am - 3:30 pm (Summer)- $15.00 hour - Would start out as labourers and see where that leads!! Email your resume to

Sidney Save On Foods is currently hiring in the following areas Cashiers, Grocery, Bakery, Barista (in the Starbucks) or Sushi making $11.35 hour.  Apply online at:

Moxie’s Grill and Bar is looking to fill a number of positions from Hostessing, Bussing and Line/Culinary Positions. Starting wage $12-13 hour, plus tips!! Apply by email with your resume to In the subject line of your email add SD63 to draw attention to your resume

Tower Kitchens Millwork Ltd. -  Is looking for a Grade 12 student to work Monday-Friday 7 am - 4 pm (summer). Duties include heavy lifting (95 lbs), loading van, shop clean-up and learning basic cabinet making $16.00 hour. Potential apprenticeship opportunities available. To apply email your resume to

GRAD 2018

GRADS...If you missed the MANDATORY GRAD assembly last week...Come to the Career Centre at the start of lunch today to pick up your Grad package and get a recap of the info you missed.

GRAD STORE: The Grad Store online is still open so if you didn't get a chance to order make sure you do by Sunday night when it closes at midnight!

GRAD TRANSITIONS: The Grad Transition Interview Schedule is now posted outside the main office! 23 students have not handed in their Grad Transition packages!


TOFINO WHALE WATCHING TRIP: Deadline to register for International whale watching trip to Tofino is Friday.


Peninsula Youth Clinic is Open Today
The Peninsula Youth Clinic is open every Thursday at their new location from 5:30 - 7:30pm. Both a doctor and mental health counsellor are available.