The Daily Buzz

April 16th, 2019

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April 16th, 2019
by Bettina Perron - Tuesday, 16 April 2019, 1:03 PM

April 16th, 2019


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

Thank you to all the excellent applicants to next years grad exec. A list of selected applicants has been posted on the grad board and outside Ms. Hilton's classroom. First grad exec meeting for grad 2020 will be at lunch on Thursday April 18 in Ms. Hilton's room. Attendance is mandatory.

Reminder to those students signed up for the Archaeology field trip tomorrow (Wednesday) Please meet in the front hallway by 8:20. Bus is scheduled to leave at 8:30

Did you know that School District #63 has its own Hairstylist training program?    Want a free haircut, style or Up-do? Give them a call and make an appointment. Check out the posters around the school! Studio 63 is at the Saanichton ILC on Mt Newton X road.

THE HIVE, STELLY’S SCHOOL STORE is open Wednesdays at lunch. Come grab an ice cream sandwich!


BOYS DROP IN BASKETBALL will be starting today after school in the small gym


Paddling club is running Wednesday afternoon. See Ms. Matheson if you're interested.

Youth In Action club is hosting a drive to help homeless members of our society. Please help by bringing in clothing and hygiene supplies to the main foyer 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.

Saanich Summer Internship Program - Saanich Parks & Recreation: Summer Internship Program is designed to support youth ages 16-18 years to gain valuable work experience. Mentored part-time and full-time placements are available in summer camps and community settings throughout Saanich. Interns receive up to $500 for completing the program!  Application deadline is May 15.  Apply by sending an e-mail to  explaining why you want to be a summer intern or phone 250-475-7624 for more information.


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

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.

GRAD RAFFLE TICKETS:  A week down , a week to go ,please sell your grad raffle tickets and turn them in.  There is a dry grad representative outside the office every morning collecting raffle tickets.

GRAD SPRING PLANT FUNDRAISER: Grads don't forget ... Spring Plant fundraiser forms are due on April 18th!