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April 19th, 2018

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April 19th, 2018
by Bettina Perron - Thursday, 19 April 2018, 3:30 PM

April 19th, 2018


Reminder that tomorrow is a PRO-D Day so school is NOT in session.

EARTH DAY April 22nd: Earth Day is a call to action for the global community to address climate change, foster a sustainable, healthy environment and protect our planet for future generations. Please take part on Sunday if you are able!

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



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


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.  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.  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


Employment Training Program with on the job paid work experience, There is NO cost for participants. The Vancouver Island Construction Association’s Construct Your Future program provides an opportunity to learn about construction roles, responsibilities, and safety requirements, while gaining industry knowledge. The program provides training, on-site work experience and job placement for individuals age 18-29. See the Career Centre Info Board for more details! Call or Text @ 250.532.3759 to find out more!

Sassy’s Family Restaurant is looking for full and part time line cooks and prep cooks. $11.35 hour to start. Applicants need to bring a mature attitude along with skills and a desire to learn. Submit Resume and Cover Letter 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


Victoria Highland Games Association is looking for Volunteers for their 155th Victoria Highland  Games & Celtic Festival on May 19th, 20th, 21st at Topaz Park. Choose your volunteer role today...apply online at

Canucks Autism Network in Victoria is looking for Volunteers for two programs:

I Can Swim Saturdays 4-6:15 April 21st-June 23rd at Juan De Fuca Rec Centre

I Can Play Sports and Be Active Saturdays 1:15-4 April 21st – June 2nd  at Royal Oak Middle School. Volunteer roles include: set up/take down of equipment, support using visuals, support staff with participants and enthusiastic participants in the activities. Apply online at 

GRAD 2018

GRAD RAFFLE TICKETS: Grads to please sell your raffle tickets. Only  $2 a ticket, and you could win $500 cash. Deadline is April 30th. Sell Sell Sell !

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.


On-line Auction Fundraiser for the After Grad for the Stelly's 2018 Graduating Class

On-line auction by the parents/guardians of the Stelly’s 2018 graduating class OPENS TODAY! Our goal is to give the grads an alcohol-free event to attend where lots of fun will be had and memories made in a safe environment.

The on-line auction opened today and will close at 8pm Monday, May 14th. If you have any questions or concerns please send an email directly to

Peninsula Youth Clinic
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.