The Daily Buzz

April 15th, 2019

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April 15th, 2019
by Bettina Perron - Monday, 15 April 2019, 12:28 PM

April 15th, 2019


Tommorrow is Grad Transition day so the parking lot will be extra busy. Students, Please try and carpool or park on Wallace if possible.

3 ON 3 BASKETBALL INTRAMURALS: 3 on 3 Basketball Intramurals is happening today at lunch in the large gym. Come changed and ready to play!

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!


ALL FEMALE BASKETBALL PLAYERS: Stinger season training for all girls in Grade 9-12 begins today right after school from 3:30-5pm Anyone and everyone is welcome to come and develope their skills. For more info, see Ms Montgomery

TENNIS TEAM practice after school today at Centennial Park. See Mr. Redlin if you can't make it.

BOYS DROP IN BABSKETBALL will be starting this Tuesday after school in the small gym


Youth In Action club is hosting a drive to help homeless members of our society. Please support us by bringing clothing and hygiene supplies to the box in the main foyer. There are posters around the school with ideas of what is needed by the Victoria Cool Aid Society.  Collecting will continue until April 20.


Kidovate Victoria is a fun, FREE, entrepreneurship initiative for middle school and high school age youth that aims to develop entrepreneurial spirit, business acumen, and a sense of corporate social responsibility. Make What YOU Want - Sell it at a Kidovate Market May 25th - Keep the Profit - Get Help Doing It. Visit for details & free registration!

UVic Medical Program Info - May 7
Are you interested in becoming a doctor? Do you know you can earn your MD at UVic? The Island Medical Program delivers the UBC MD Undergraduate Program in partnership with the University of Victoria and Island Health. Learn more about the MD admissions process at the upcoming high school information session on Tuesday, May 7, 2019, from 6:30-8:00 pm, in the UVic Medical Sciences Building, room 105.


Camp Ignite – Summer 2019
Camp Ignite is a Youth Fire Fighter Mentorship Program for grade 11 & 12 girls, ages 16-18.  It is a   4-day camp that educates and inspires young women about careers in firefighting. This camp offers girls an introduction to the world of firefighting as well as learning about fitness, nutrition, health and teamwork. This year's camp will run from August 8-11, 2019.  Saanich Fire is looking to sponsor one grade 11 or 12 girl to attend. Application deadline is June 1. Please visit the Career Centre for application packages.

DESTINATION UVIC - May 25th -  UVic encourages all admitted students to attend DestinationUVic on May 25 where they will have the opportunity to meet face-to-face with an academic advisor, visit the info fair and connect with student services on campus and take an in-depth campus tour.  There will also be Reg 101 workshops to attend on campus that day.  Students who attend Destination UVic will be eligible to win a tuition credit towards their first year at UVic – one of two $500 prizes and one grand prize of $1000.  Students can register to attend online.  Please go to  to register and to get more information about this event.


Volunteers are wanted to help at the Victoria International Jazz Fest! - Calling all music students! If you play any of the following instruments, we need you! Guitar - Trumpet - Keyboard - Trombone - Double Bass - Alto Saxophone.  The JazzFest is looking for music students to help with this year’s Tom Lee instrument petting zoo, on June 22/23 and June 29/30. The petting zoo includes a Tom Lee employee supervising, and a high school student at different instrument stations helping kids try out each instrument. Please visit for more details!


Sidney/North Saanich Library is looking to hire “5” Library Pages to work 8 to 10 hours a week.  Apply online @ Application deadline is April 23 @ 5 pm. See the Career Centre Job Board for more information

GRAD 2019

GRADS make sure you check the Grad Transition Schedule posted outside the main office and confirm your appointment time and arrive 15 minutes before your scheduled appt time. If you have any questions see Ms Jackson in the Career Centre.

PARENT DRY GRAD MEETING is on Tuesday April 16th in the Stelly's Learning Commons at  7pm. All Parents of Grads are Welcome!

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! Due date is April 18th!

Did you know that Beacon Community Services offers up to 4 scholarships of $1500 to graduating Grade 12 students who show dedication to Community service/volunteerism.In other words, to students who exemplify our Beacon charity’s mission of helping people and improving lives! Scholarship applications must be received before end of day Wednesday, May 1, 2019For more information and application details: