The Daily Buzz

September 21st, 2018

 
 
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September 21st, 2018
by Bettina Perron - Friday, 21 September 2018, 12:50 PM
 

THE DAILY BUZZ
September 20th, 2018

GENERAL ANNOUNCEMENTS

CANADIAN UNIVERSITIES EVENT: This Tuesday the Canadian Universities Event is happening at Stelly's in the Large Gym from 1-3pm. Universities and Colleges from across Canada will be attending and providing information on progams, entrance requirements etc. Great chance to see what post secondary options are out there!

ART CLUB: Reminder to those students interested in the Stelly's Art Club...starts after school on Tuesday!    See Mr. S for more info.

BUS PASSES: If you registered for the School bus.....School District Bus Passes are now available for pick up in the main office!

HOMEWORK HELP: Need any help with your homework? Extra Help is available every morning from 7:15am and after school Monday/Tuesday and Thursday in the Learning Commons!

EUROPE 2019: Are you interested in visiting Europe on Spring Break? There will be a tour to London, Paris, Florence and Rome in March, 2019. If you would like more information, please see Ms Liberatore in room 144 or email at tliberatore@saanichschools.ca

STUDENT PARKING
Reminder to all students who are driving cars to school:  all cars must be registered if you are parking in the student parking lot.  Please come to the office to pick up your registration form. 

BREAKFAST CLUB Breakfast club will be starting up this coming Monday, Sept 24th.

CAREER CENTRE

TRAINING & EDUCATION:

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/

Operation: This IS You! FREE career event for GIRLS - Esquimalt, BC - Saturday, October 20th

Day Sail on a Royal Canadian Navy Warship Activities include tours of ship duty stations, crew quarters and operational equipment; Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF) joint search and rescue demonstration, ship firefighting simulation, and demonstration of the warship’s impressive manoeuvring capabilities. Lunch will be provided.  Minimum age – 12 years.  To learn more about the events, eligibility requirements and the application process go to: https://www.achieveanything.ca/thisisyou.html     Click on the Royal Canadian Navy tab part way down the page

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.

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITES

WorkBC Victoria Job Fair - Thursday, October 18, 2018 1:00pm-4:00pm
Are you looking for your next great job?  Come to a WorkBC Job Fair!  See the Career Centre Info Board for Featured Employers - (Central Baptist Church, 833 Pandora Avenue)  Bring resumes and be dressed for interviews! Register online at:
https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/workbc-victoria-2018-job-fair-tickets-50284803200

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

British Columbia Sustainable Energy Association -  What do you think about our world, what do you feel? The BCSEA Victoria Chapter presents Youth Involvement Project” -  Connecting Students to the Low-Carbon Economy. Expanding high school students’ knowledge and interest in Renewable Energy (RE) and empowers them to explore career opportunities in the green economy. Interested?? https://www.bcsea.org/chapters/victoria Contact the Project Coordinator Rafe Sunshine : 250.592.2689

GRAD 2019

Scholarship Meeting - The first Scholarship meeting of the year will be on Wednesday, September 26th at lunch in Room 116.  All grade 12’s are encouraged to attend. 

GRAD BOTTLE DRIVE: Grad Bottle this Saturday from 9-noon in the Stelly's parking lot. Great time to clear out your recyclable drink containers

COMMUNITY

PENINSULA SOCCER ASSOC.  is looking for players! Girls ages between 13-15 yrs wanting to play soccer ....Anybody welcome to try out for our SILVER DIVISION team. Please look at our website, (www peninsulasoccer.ca )and if interested drop an email to our team coach , Geoff Burkinshaw at gburkinshaw@shaw.ca

Pendray Farms Corn Maze
On SATURDAY September 29, Pendray Farms Corn Maze is teaming up with Saanich Peninsula Lions Food Bank: with a donation of a non-perishable food item, 1 child per family will be given free entry to the maze that day. Pendray Farms is at 9537 West Saanich Road, North Saanich.  

PARENTS:

MEET THE TEACHER - Thursday, September 27th

Come out and meet our staff on Thursday, September 27th at the Meet the teacher BBQ starting at 4:45pm. Following the BBQ at 5:30 pm we will meet at the entrance of the school for the unveiling ceremony of our new "Welcome Sign Carving". At 6pm we will meet in the MPR with a Welcome address from our principal followed by a rotation of your students class schedule starting at 6:30pm. Please join us, we would love to meet you!

PAC MEETING- Oct 2nd - The first PAC meeting of the year is happening on Tuesday, Oct 2nd at 7pm in the Learning Commons. All Parents/guardians are welcome to attend!

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