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March 5th, 2019

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March 5th, 2019
by Bettina Perron - Tuesday, 5 March 2019, 12:02 PM

 March 5th, 2019


DEADLINE FOR COURSE SELECTION FORMS is tomorrow Wednesday, March 6th. Please make sure forms have a  PARENT SIGNATURE.

Career Support Day: Any girls interested in an amazing 1 day conference tomorrow at the Saanich Fairgrounds, full of guest speakers, workshops, and prizes, please see Tasha Liberatore in room 144 at break or lunch for more information and a permission form. Lunch and snacks are provided.

COFFEE CONCERT: Auditions start today for Stellys’ next coffee concert. Have you signed up yet? Auditions in the dining room will be hosted starting today at lunchtime. Time slots are available on the band room door. We hope to see you there!

 HOMEWORK HELP:  Need any help with your homework? Extra Help is available every morning from 7:15am in the Learning Commons or after school Monday/Tuesday and Thursday until 4pm! Check it out!


BOYS RUGBY:Any boys (grade 9-12) interested in playing rugby this year need to come to a mandatory meeting Today at lunch in the Big Gym.

GIRLS SOCCER: The last junior and senior girls soccer tryout will take place Today at Alexander Field at Centennial Park (Field closest to Saanichton). Tryout starts at 3:30.


Spring Sailing is starting soon.  Beginner and experienced sailors are welcome!  Sailing runs April 6th - June 8th. If you are interested please stop by the office and pick up an application form!



First Aid Training – April 6  from 8:30-4:00 pm at the SHOAL Centre in Sidney. $50. This course covers initial assessment, disease prevention, secondary survey, airway obstruction, adult/child/infant CPR, & the use of an Automated External Defibrillator.

Food Safe Training – April 8
Food Safe Level 1 training:  Monday, April 8, 2019, from 8:30 - 4:30 pm, at the SHOAL Centre in Sidney. $50. 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.  Visit the Career Centre for registration info.

Class Afloat 2019-2020 - This programme offers rigorous and internationally acclaimed academic programmes for grade 11, 12, University and GAP year students. Class Afloat offers both study and travel opportunities, onboard their majestic tall ship, and have just released their2019-2020 Voyage details. This amazing journey starts off from Amsterdam, sailing around the Mediterranean, down the West African coast, across to Brazil, Central America, and final stop in Canada.  2019/20 school year applications are now being accepted:  Brochure:


YMCA Summer Work Student Exchange is a national program offering opportunities for youth to improve their second official language skills, explore another part of Canada, and gain valuable work experience through a work placement while on the exchange. The program runs for 6 weeks (early July to mid August), you must be 16 or 17 years of age during the summer program. Applications are currently being accepted, the first priority application deadline is March 15, 2019. For more information see:


Central Saanich Little League is hiring two positions:

  1. Cook/Food Supervisor - $13.50 hour- Valid Food Safe certificate required

  1. Front End Server/Cashier - $12.65 hour - Valid Food Safe certificate and asset

Commitment from mid-March to the end of June and possibly into July required. Contact or call 250.886.6323

Benson Cabinetry/Millwork is looking for two students to clean up their shop for a couple of hours - twice a week.  $12.65 hour. If you have a spare in last block??  This position could be for you - starting at 1:30ish - shop closes at 3:30. Contact Renetta @ or call 250-652-4417 ext 106

Island Return It has summer positions available part-time and full-time - Island Return It is a family owned and operated business, they recycle bottles and cans for refund; also electronics, small appliances and light bulbs at no cost. They are located in Sidney (#5-10025 Galaran Rd), location hours are Monday-Saturday 9-5 (hours are flexible) $13.50 hour. Contact Sophy Roberge @ (250) 701-1690

Chuck's Burger Bar in Sidney is looking for a dishwasher for Thursday through Saturday evenings, they are also willing to train for prep work and line cooking through the summer. (2031 Malaview Ave. W. Sidney) $12.65 hour plus tips.  *Chuck’s Burger Bar is willing to sponsor you for Work Experience 12A - 12B*  Drop off your resume at the restaurant or call Meaghan Philip @ 778-678-6324

Brentwood Bay Village Emporium -  looking for kitchen support staff, duties would include busing tables, food prep, washing dishes, preparing milkshakes and cold drinks and supporting cooks and baristas with various duties. Must be available one weekend day and one or more weekday afternoons a week.
Perks include tip sharing, meal allowance, staff discount and, the opportunity for advancement and increased summer hours!! Apply in person at the shop or email resume to

GRAD 2019

GRAD RETAKE PHOTOS are here and are available in the main office!

ATTN: GRADE 12's - Your GT paperwork deadline is this Friday,  March 8, 2019.  All required paperwork is available in the Career Centre!

GRAD SPRING PLANT FUNDRAISER: Grads don't forget to pick up your Grad Spring Plant fundraiser form from the Grad board. This fundraiser will help you pay for your Dinner/Dance ticket .... so don't delay grab a fund raising form today!


Reminder to International students that are travelling over spring break that overnight travel applications are due tomorrow and Day Trips applications are due next by Monday, March 11

Rocky Mountains Trip – April 7-10
International students: there is an amazing bus trip and tour planned to the Rocky Mountains, 4 days & 3 nights: April 7-10.  Enjoy some of the best mountain views in Canada.  Deadline to book is Thursday, March 7.