The Daily Buzz

September 27th, 2018

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September 27th, 2018
by Bettina Perron - Thursday, 27 September 2018, 10:54 AM

September 27th, 2018


EARLY DISMISSAL TODAY AT 2:05pm DUE TO MEET THE TEACHER NIGHT TONIGHT! 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, Ms. Hansen, followed by a rotation of your students class schedule starting at 6:30pm. Don’t forget to get the details of your students schedule!

BAND PRACTICE is still happening after school today until 3:30pm!

KAYAK & PADDLING CLUB:  Are you interested in kayaking, paddle boarding, hiking, and having fun outdoors? Stelly's Paddling and Outdoor Club is back up and running. They're meeting at lunch today in Rm 113 (Mr. Heywood's room) to discuss club meeting times and activities.

CAN YOU DANCE, SING OR PLAY A MUSICAL INSTRUMENT? We invite you to perform in the upcoming Stelly's Coffee Concert! Interested students are invited to come to a short info session in Ms Lizama's room today at lunch to learn more about this great event.

BUS PASSES: If you have registered to ride the school bus, the bus passes have arrived!  Please come to the main office to pick them up. If you still need to register to ride the school bus, please register directly on the School District’s website:

ORANGE SHIRT DAY: Tomorrowis ORANGE SHIRT DAY! All students and staff are encouraged to wear orange shirts to show respect for residential school survivors and their families.

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!

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. 



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!


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.


SCOUTS CANADA: The 10th Tsartlip Ventures (Scouts Canada program for boys and girls aged 14-18) have developed their outdoor plan for 2018-2019.  Their focus this year is on camping and day hikes.  The Venturers are not meeting every week; they normally meet to plan their outdoor activities such as camps or hikes.  If you would like a summary of the Venturer program or have any questions, please email  We can put you in touch with a Venturer who attends Stelly’s.

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 )and if interested drop an email to our team coach , Geoff Burkinshaw at

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.  


Saanich Career Education presents "Parents as Informed Partners" at the Mary Winspear Centre in Sidney on Thursday, Oct. 4th at 7:00 pm. Learn about various specialty programs, "dual credit", post secondary and trades training while still in high school, hear from a parent & student panel, partner post secondary institutions, and much more! Visit the Career Centre for more information on this great career path information meeting!

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

Peninsula Youth Clinic
The Peninsula Youth Clinic in Sidney is open every THURSDAY from 5:30 - 7:30pm with both a doctor and mental health clinician on hand.