The Daily Buzz

September 24th, 2018

 
 
Picture of Bettina Perron
September 24th, 2018
by Bettina Perron - Monday, 24 September 2018, 2:30 PM
 

THE DAILY BUZZ
September 24th, 2018

GENERAL ANNOUNCEMENTS

Junior Girls Volleyball players meeting at the start of break in the Big Gym

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

MODEL UN meeting at lunch in Room 70

CANADIAN UNIVERSITIES EVENT: Tomorrow 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!

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 a "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!

ORANGE SHIRT DAY: On September 28, students and staff are encouraged to wear orange shirts to show respect for residential school survivors and their families.

BUS PASSES: 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 7:15amin the Learning Commons or after school Monday/Tuesday and Thursday! Check it out!

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. 

CAREER CENTRE

WORK EXPERIENCE 12A/12B - Reminder that the Work Experience 12A / 12B registration deadline is September 28th! If you have a job or are volunteering and are wishing to receive Work Experience credits for this year, you must be registered by September 28th to receive credit for your hours!! This time can also count toward your grade 12 Grad Transition requirement.See Mr. Rhodes in the Career Centre to register ASAP!

TRAINING & EDUCATION:

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

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

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.

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITES

Hillside Centre CAREER FAIR - September 29, from 11 am - 3 pm Visit Guest Services for a list of participating Hillside retailers.  Bring resumes and be dressed for interviews!

Adrienne's Restaurant & Tea Garden AT MATTICK'S FARM  Is looking for dishwashers, cashiers and prep & line cooks after school and weekends $12.65 + tips. Apply online at: https://www.adriennesteagarden.com/employment
Or email resume to Sabine t-garden@shaw.ca

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

Dogwood Tree Service is looking to hire a couple of students who would like to learn the tree service business from the ground up with the potential for an Arborist or Horticultural apprenticeship. Initial duties would include washing trucks, cleaning and maintenance of chainsaws and related equipment Saturdays 6-8 hours - $12.65 hour  More hours available during spring break and summer vacations.  For Trade information see:

 Arborist Technician:  http://www.itabc.ca/program/arborist-technician

 Horticultural Technician Foundation: http://www.itabc.ca/program/horticulture-technician-foundation

To apply send a resume and cover letter to dogwoodtreeservice@shaw.ca  ATTN: Don Bottrell

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 at lunch in Room 116.  All grade 12’s are encouraged to attend. 

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 a "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!

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