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May 3rd, 2018

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May 3rd, 2018
by Bettina Perron - Thursday, 3 May 2018, 11:54 AM

May 3rd, 2018


REMINDER: Parent Teacher Interviews tonight ! Early Dismissal today at 2:03pm and tomorrow is a Pro-D day so school is not in session

REPORT CARDS: Report Cards are available for pick up from the office!

GRAD 2019: All students expecting to graduate in the upcoming 2019 year, please create a Facebook page using your first and last names. A Facebook group for 2019 graduates is coming soon and will be used for votes, important announcements and reminders!

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


Employment Advisor Visit – Thursday, May 24th
Save the date for a visit from Employment Advisor, Lana Millot, next week on Thursday, May 24th, at lunch in the Career Centre. Learn about how to get started with getting a job or how to get training for the job you want. Also, she will have information on how to get funding for Forklift Training, Traffic Control Ticket, Serving It Right, First Aid and more.

OSEF Student Exchange - Application Deadline
There is still time to apply for a 2018/2019 exchange to Europe with OSEF. Experience France, Belgium or Spain for 1 month this summer or 11 weeks next year with a reciprocal exchange program. Application submission deadline is approaching quickly. Please see the Career Centre for more information.


FOODSAFE Level 1 - Monday, June 9th, 2018      8:30 am – 4:30 pm SHOAL Centre 10030 Resthaven Drive (bring your lunch). Cost is $50.00 due June 1st . Food Safe is useful for anyone working in the food service, food retail, or food processing industries. You will learn how to handle food safely in order to prevent food from being contaminated. 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


Blue’s Bayou Cafe - Dishwasher needed for evenings 5:30-9ish  - 899 Marchant Road, Brentwood Bay, BC. $11.35 hour to start + tips + a meal. Email your resume to Blue at:

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:

GRAD 2018

PARENT'S AFTER GRAD MEETING: The next aftergrad meeting is on Monday, May 7 in the Stelly's Learning Commons  at 7pm. All parents of Grads are invited to attend and find out what an amazing night we have planned! A few volunteer opportunities are still available if you want to be a part of this wonderful event!

UVIC REGISTRATION 101 – Monday , May 14
Students already registered or thinking about registering with UVic are invited to attend a Registration 101 presentation on MONDAY, May 15 from 3:15 – 4pm in the Career Centre. Save the date!

MANDATORY GRAD MEETING THURSDAY, MAY 3rd in Block 3. All Grads must be present to vote for Class Valedictorian

ELIGIBLE GRADS: The list of eligible Grads is posted in the counselling window! If you are not on the list you need to see Ms Batham in the main office and find out why!

GRAD TRANSITION INTERVIEWS: The final Grad Transition Interview schedule is posted on the Counselling & Career Center doors for your May 9th  interview times.

District Scholarship Applications
Reminder that the deadline to hand in applications for District Scholarships is May 15th, 2018

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.


ONLINE FUNDRAISER : Reminder to check out the On-line Auction Fundraiser for the After Grad for the Stelly's 2018 Graduating Class. See the link below............Auction closes May 14th at 8pm!

Peninsula Youth Clinic is OPEN TONIGHT!
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.