The Daily Buzz

April 30th, 2018

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April 30th, 2018
by Bettina Perron - Monday, 30 April 2018, 11:43 AM

April 30th, 2018


Welcome Back to the 73 music students who just returned from the music trip to Vancouver (UBC) then Calgary (UofC) then Sun Peaks (Con Brio Festival) over the past 6 days. You were all AMAZING! Congratulations on winning the following Awards:

Junior Band - Silver Choir – Silver Jazz Band - Silver Senior Concert Band – Gold

A huge thank you to Joel Griffith, John Plant, Leila Nazaroff, Trish Duncan and Winona White for chaperoning the trip.

BAKE SALE: Leadership and Youth In Action will be holding a bake sale today at lunch in support of KIVA, the micro-loan organization.  Your money will be used to help people establish better lives for themselves and their families and will continue to be paid forward over time.  Come buy some goodies and support this great project.

REPORT CARDS: Report Cards are available in the main office

PARENT TEACHER INTERVIEWS: Parent Teacher Interviews are on Thursday, May 3rd from 5:30pm to 7:30pm. Appointment bookings are online. Early Dismissal on Thursday at 2:03pm.

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


KAYAK & PADDLING CLUB:A new kayaking and paddling club starting at Stelly’s this May.

The club will hopes to start the week of May 14 and run until the week of June 4th (4 weeks), it will run two hours a week between 3 and 6pm. The club will run out of Pacifica Paddlesports in Brentwood. Cost is $15 a week for rentals. Interested?? Contact Sarah Matheson at 


Experience Europe with OSEF-ASBL Reciprocal Student Exchanges to France, Belgium or Spain

OSEF-ASBL, is accepting applications for a 3 month Student Exchange or a 1 month Summer Exchange. Students must be 13 to 17 years of age - application deadline is May 15th. OSEF BC coordinator, Patricia Rhodes at for application forms and more information or see the SD63 Career Centre web page: OSEF-ASBL is recognized and endorsed by the BC Ministry of Education.


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

“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


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:


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

GRAD 2018

GRAD PACKAGES are NOW OVER DUE! The list of eligible Grads will be posted May 2nd if you have NOT handed in your package will NOT be on the list!

GRAD FLOWER ORDERS: Grad Flower Orders are due today!

GRAD TRANSITION INTERVIEWS: If you have not yet done your Grad Transition Interview....Check the List posted on the Counselling or Career Center doors for your May 9th  interview times.


TOFINO WHALE WATCHING MEETING: Students going on the Tofino Whale Watching please come to a meeting on Monday, April 30 at lunch in room 116. If you are unable to make it, please let Diane know.


Reminder to check out the On-line Auction Fundraiser for the After Grad for the Stelly's 2018 Graduating Class. See the link ............

Auction closes May 4th at 8pm!