The Daily Buzz

September 13th, 2018

 
 
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September 13th, 2018
by Bettina Perron - Thursday, 13 September 2018, 11:18 AM
 

THE DAILY BUZZ
September 13th, 2018

GENERAL ANNOUNCEMENTS

FREE Western Speedway Family Passes available in the office for this weekends Sprint Car Races!

Reminder to return School Forms to the office ASAP!.

GOOGLE GSUITE ACCOUNT FORMS:  There are over 250 students that have not filled out the YELLOW GSuite for Education account forms! Those students that have not filled out these forms will have their google accounts deactivated on Friday. Forms available in the learning commons.

Are you interested in visiting London, Paris, Florence and Rome on Spring Break? If so, please come to a meeing in room 144 at lunch on Thursday or see Ms Liberatore anytime. Those who have already signed up, please come to this important meeting as well.

Photo Day
School photos will be taken next Monday September 17th.  Every student in every grade needs a photo taken for school I.D. purposes, even if you do not plan to purchase photos.

ATHLETICS:

Swim Club - Today, the Stellys swim team had their first practice. We have a great mix of international students, new swimmers and experienced swimmers this year. Practices are on Tuesday and Thursday mornings before school, and we still have room for  a few more swimmers. Our Next practice is on Tuesday. See Mr. Siebert in room 164 if you are interested.

Jr. & Sr. Girls Volleyball practice after school today in the gym

Sailing is starting soon for this Fall!!  The season will be September 22 - October 27, with a 2 hour session during the week and 3 hours on Saturdays (specific days/times tbd soon).  Whether you are experienced or brand new to sailing we are happy to have you join!! For more information please contact Christine Bennett at cbennett@saanichschools.ca

CAREER CENTRE

TRAINING & EDUCATION:

HAIRSTYLIST APPRENTICESHIP - starting February 2019

Do you LOVE hair? Have you ever considered a career as a Hairstylist??  Are you a social person that likes people, enjoys being a team player that is motivated with a positive attitude? Hairstylist apprenticeships provide you with the training and qualifications you need to work in the aesthetics and beauty industry. Available to grade 10-11-12 students. Interested? See Mr. Rhodes in the Career Centre for an application package.


Startup Slam Tech Conference - SEPTEMBER 22, 2018 - UNIVERSITY OF VICTORIA, ECS BUILDING
The largest Tech Conference on Vancouver Island. Connect with local tech companies and attend session on topics like git, Android Studio, game design and Docker! Lunch is provided. For more information and FREE registration: https://www.startupslam.io/

FIRE RESCUE YOUTH CAMP - Are you a candidate for the Gulf Island Fire/Rescue Youth Camp?

The next camp runs March 18-23, 2019. Applications are due November 16, 2018.  Wonder what it’s like to run into a building that everyone else is running out of? Think you could dangle off a rope 50 feet in the air? Want to make a difference? Wish you could help? Applicants must be 15 to 18 years of age.  Admission fee will be $200 per student. Upon completion, students qualify for 100 Work Experience hours, equivalent to 4 school credits. Details and application: https://www.penderfire.org/index.php?page=camp

Food Safe Level 1  - Friday, October 19th, 2018 - (Pro-D Day)- 8:30 am to 4:30 pm - at the SHOAL Centre in Sidney - 10030 Resthaven Drive - Cost is $50. Food Safe is useful for anyone working or wishing to work 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.


Alert First Aid with CPR "C" & AED - Saturday, October 20th, 2018 - 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the SHOAL Centre in Sidney. Cost is $50.

Retail Training - *FREE* - This certificate program prepares you for first time work experiences in retail & many other work environments. You will be treated as an employee & you will be working alongside a busy team of staff members. This is a full day commitment on Sundays for 4 weeks each month. Train in working a cash register & counting cash, customer service, creating displays and more! Brentwood Bay and Sidney locations.

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITES

A neighbourhood family is looking  for after school care for their 4 and 7 year old girls
Monday-Tuesday-Thursday 7142 Mable Road - $15.00 hour
Pick-up is required on Monday from Gingerbread Preschool 6888 W Saanich Rd, Brentwood Bay
Pick-up is required on Monday-Tuesday-Thursday from Keating Elementary   6843 Central Saanich Rd
Contact James @ 250-813-0556

Bistro Suisse - a busy local restaurant located in Sidney is offering job opportunities as a Busser / Server assistant or Dishwasher (2470 Beacon Ave) $12.65 hour

Job opportunities in North Saanich - Yard maintenance, approximately 3 hrs. @$15.00 hr., - General yard maintenance, 2 hrs. Weekly @ $13.00 hr.,  - Housekeeping, weekly for the month of September @ $15.00 hr. Please contact Sara for more information at: slawton@beaconcs.ca or call (250) 656-5537

Pharmasave in Sidney is looking for a part time Pharmacist Assistant: Evening and Weekends, $12.65 to start. Apply in Person to Pharmasave (Bob), 9810 7th Street, Unit 200, Sidney, BC

Morinwood, Inc. is looking for an shop hand who has a keen interest in woodworking. Flexible hours, will do what they can to fit shifts to your availability. (preference will be given to students taking or have taken woodworking). Duties would depend on your experience, $15.00 to $18.00 hour. This would be a great starting point for someone who is looking to enter a trade as a Cabinet Maker (Joinery) For Trade information see: http://www.itabc.ca/program/cabinet-maker-join.  Interested?? Email your resume to Howard Pryde at howard.pryde@morinwood.ca

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

Central Saanich Terry Fox Community Run - Volunteers Needed
Sunday, September 16-  8:30 am to 11:00 am
Students will be in pairs and would be “extra marshals” helping to mark the route and encouraging runners/walkers/cyclists.
FREE pancakes, muffins, fruit, coffee, juice, etc. and you can enter for draw prizes. If you are interested contact Mr. Braun at Stelly’s Secondary School  rbraun@saanichschools.ca

PARENTS:

Peninsula Youth Clinic
The Peninsula Youth Clinic is located at Peninsula Medical, 2a-2379 Bevan Avenue, Sidney and is open today every THURSDAY from 5:30 - 7:30pm with both a doctor and mental health clinician on hand.

THAT'S IT FOR TODAY STELLY'S..........STAY GOLDEN AND MAROON!