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May 16th, 2018

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May 16th, 2018
by Bettina Perron - Wednesday, 16 May 2018, 2:19 PM

May 16th, 2018


S.C.A.T.S. FUNDRAISER TONIGHT: Come out and enjoy an evening of Blues music with singer/song writer Bill Johnson. All proceeds go towards the Stelly's Theatre Project. Tickets are available at the door!

ICE CREAM SALE: On Friday the Global Perspectives Class wil be holding an Ice Cream sale at lunch...$1 a scoop with awesome toppings like chocolate Sauce and sprinkles. All proceeds will go towards the Sidney Lions Food Bank!

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!

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

Employment Advisor Visit – Thursday, May 24th
Save the date for a visit from Employment Advisor, Lana Millot, 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.


CAMP IGNITE 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 take it to your municipality’s main fire hall. THE DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS IS JUNE 1st, 2018

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


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

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

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.