The Daily Buzz

May 15th, 2018

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May 15th, 2018
by Bettina Perron - Tuesday, 15 May 2018, 10:18 AM

May 15th, 2018


Congratulations to Stelly’s sailing team for placing 3rd at the regatta this past Saturday! The team included  Emery Kier, Alec Anderson, Lachlan Wilson,  Portia Cotton, Payton Murdoch,Luke Deschamps, Sylvie Mayhill, Alden Thom, Aaron Radawytz, Kyra Johnson, Rebecca Grey, and coaches Cameron Lorenzo and Hugh Olsen. Way to go team!

It is "Save the Bees" awareness week!  The event of the day is a henna stand in the main foyer. Make sure you come and  check it out! All donations go towards helping save local pollinators!

COFFEE CONCERT: Stelly's May coffee concert is next week on Wednesday May 23rd at 7pm in the MPR. Come on out for an awesome night of talent, treats, and of course, coffee or tea! If you want to perform, come to the auditions on Friday or next Tuesday the 22nd. If you don’t know what a Coffee Concert is, come on out to the auditions to find out even if you don’t want to perform!

STAGECRAFT: Stagecraft Class is cancelled this afternoon!

GRAD CEREMONY MUSICAL AUDITIONS: Reminder that Grad Ceremony Musical Auditions are happening right after school in the band room at 3:15pm!

DUAL CREDIT PSYCHOLOGY COURSE: Are you interested in getting transferable college credits next year? If yes Psychology 12 is offered as a dual credit course next year with Psychology 130. If this interests you please come to a brief meeting at lunch on Wednesday in the PE classroom or see Ms Koenig!

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


Encounters with Canada is our country’s largest and foremost youth forum! Every week of the school year, 120 to 150 teens from across Canada, aged 14 to 17 years, come to Ottawa. Here they discover their country through each other, learn about Canadian institutions, meet famous and accomplished Canadians, explore exciting career options, develop their civic leadership skills and live an extraordinary bilingual experience. Costs:  Travel to/from Ottawa - FREE Program Activities and Supplies - FREE - 1 week stay at the Terry Fox Canadian Youth Centre in Ottawa $750. Choose your theme:  Arts & Culture – Business & Entrepreneurship – Canada Remembers – Communications & Social Media – Democracy & Youth – Experience Canada – First Responders – Global Affairs – Law & Our Justice System – Medicine & Health – Science & Ecology – Science & Technology – Sports & Fitness – Tech & Food – VIMY: Canada’s Coming of Age. Check out the Encounters With Canada website to find out more.

TEAC 105 COURSE - Explorations in Technology -  Registration now open for the Fall TEAC session, the program runs Fridays, 3-6 pm - September through December. This dual-credit course provides current high school students with an introduction to careers in Computer Science, Electronic and Computer Engineering, Civil Engineering, and Mechanical Engineering. See the Counselling Office for more info


FOODSAFE Level 1 - Monday, June 9th, 2018      8:30am – 4:30pm  SHOAL Centre Cost is $50.00. 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


Island View Mini Golf is looking for full and part time staff from 9:30 am to dusk,7 days a week, weather permitting. $11.35 hour ($12.65 as of June 1st). Duties include customer service, cash and some minor landscaping. Please email your resume for interviews to:

MOTHER’S HELPER: We are looking for someone to come to our home in Sidney for 3 to 4 hours between 3:00 and 7:00 two days per week, $15 per hour. We would like this person to prepare dinner by 5:15 or 5:30. After everyone is done eating (including this person if he / she wants), this person would pack lunches and unload & reload the dishwasher. If there's any time left, folding laundry or general household chores. If we have tasks that we want to complete, we might request that this person supervise our VERY active 6 and 3 year old. This would be instead of other tasks, not at the same time. Therefore experience with children would also be helpful. If you have experience with some but not all of the tasks that we need help with, we would like to hear from you. Really, we are looking for the right fit as this person will be in our home at the same time as our family. Contact Erin at

Victoria Native Friendship Centre is looking to fill 3 positions for a 14 week term each. 35 hours a week - $12.65 hour:  Kitchen Support Worker starting Monday, May 21, 2018, Maintenance Support Worker starting Monday, May 21, 2018, Summer Camp Coordinator starting Monday, June 4, 2018. Closing Date: May 14, 2018 at 4:30 pm. See the Career Centre Info Board for complete job descriptions and qualifications! Please submit your resume/cover letter attention to Ron Rice, Executive Director. (by email to or in person). No phone calls please, only those selected for interviews will be contacted.

Victoria Immigrant & Refugee Centre Society Is looking to hire a Youth Program Assistant for a 12 week position. 30 hrs. Week, $12.65 hr., June 11-August 31, 2018. The Youth Program Assistant will support the Youth Program Coordinator in planning, organizing, and facilitating the programs & projects for the Enable Program for Children & Youth. The Youth Program Assistant will primarily be involved with the annual Youth Strides Summer Camp. For the complete Job Description and Qualifications see the Career Centre Info Board. Apply with cover letter and resume to Brooke Shaughnessy at, by 5:00pm on Friday May 25th, 2018.

Fish O’ Chips (10153 Resthaven Drive, Sidney) has the following positions available: line cook - hostess – waitress. $13.00 hour. Call Tony at 250-213-5901 (cell) or 250-656-4435 (Fish O’ Chips) to set up an interview!

Great Canadian Dollar Store 1185 Verdier Avenue, Brentwood Bay.  Is looking to hire students to work Wednesday & Friday’s, 3-7; Saturday’s 9-5:30 or 10:30-7; Sunday’s 10-5:30 $11.35 hour. No experience necessary you will be trained in receiving, merchandising and cashiering. Apply in store with your resume or apply online and attach your resume to

Tim Hortons in Sidney is now hiring ... Part time Team Members for evenings and weekends. If you are looking for good job experience this is a good place to work.  We are flexible and will work around your schedule (including your sports). Come join our team! Free Uniforms are provided - 1 on 1 Training program - Employee Meal discounts - A fun working atmosphere. $11.35 hour. Apply in person with your resume at Tim Hortons, 2343 Beacon Ave, Sidney

Nautical Nellies Steak & Seafood House is looking to hire multiple part-time positions: Dishwashing starting at $13.50 hour - plus tips,Prepping and Line Cooks starting at $14.00 - plus tips.To apply call or email Marcie Guerin @ 250-380-2260


The Boulders Climbing Gym, Sport Climbing BC and Climbing Escalade Canada are in need of volunteers in various capacities for the 2018 Lead and Speed Nationals happening May 19-21. Each volunteer will receive free food during their shift(s) and a free t-shirt. All volunteers will be trained for their various role prior to the event. Registration for volunteers can be found here: . Questions can be directed to Joanne McLarty at or Max Considine, at

The First National Stand-Up Paddleboard Championships are being held at the Sidney waterfront May 26th & 27th. Each shift will be 3 hours long. The first shift is at 9:00 a.m. and the last shift is 6:00 p.m. Saturday and 5:00 p.m. Sunday. Duties range from directing event traffic into and out of Beacon Wharf, helping vendors set up & take down tents & supplies, and managing cleanup of the site. As an added incentive, Blue Dog Kayak has offered free boards/lesson for each of the volunteers!!    Email Julie at:

GRAD 2018

Mandatory Grad Line up Rehearsal - Today at lunch in the Large Gym! Bee There!

GRADS! If you are NOT on the Grad list, see Ms. Batham in the main office and book a Grad appeal appt.

District Scholarship Applications
Reminder that the deadline to hand in applications for District Scholarships is today by 3pm.