The Daily Buzz

April 18th, 2019

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April 18th, 2019
by Bettina Perron - Thursday, 18 April 2019, 11:01 AM

April 18th, 2019


Hey Stelly's! The Easter bunny has made a surprise visit! Make sure to keep your eyes out for any chocolate eggs hidden in the hallways.

Grad 2020 Executive meeting is at lunch on today in Ms. Hilton's room. Attendance is mandatory.

Indigenous Leadership Meeting at lunch in Room 152. Lunch is provided so please be prompt!

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.

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!


Badminton meeting today at lunch in room 114.


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.


TALE - Tourism and Leadership Exploration
D61 and West Coast Adventure College have partnered together to offer an amazing 8-week summer program for students interested in exploring the Adventure Tourism Industry. Apply with your Career Counsellor - Applications are due April 26th  For more information see the poster on the Career Centre Info Board. The program runs from in July 2nd – August 30th, 2019.  Monday – Friday, 8:30am – 3:30pm with the following schedule: July: Local Victoria Parks & Trails, Uplands Campus ; August: Unpaid Work Experience placements with Local Companies.  If you are interested in applying for the TALE program or finding out more about the program come to the Career Centre

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!


Job Event - The Source is HIRING! Wednesday, April 24, 2019 11am-2pm - 201- 1483 Douglas St. The Source has three stores in Victoria, in each of the big malls, and they are looking to hire. The starting wage is better than minimum and staff can earn commission as well!  No registration necessary! Clients should come with resume, 2 pieces of ID and dressed to impress!

Fresh Cup Roastery Cafe is looking for a F/T and P/T Barista/Front Counter. This is the perfect job for someone who is looking to expand their customer service skills and make great tips!  Fresh Cup Cafe offers award winning coffee roasted onsite! Please deliver resumes " IN PERSON " to the cafe - 1931 Mt. Newton X Rd. Saanichton - (Across from Prairie Inn Cold Beer and Wine Store). NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE !

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 don't forget ... Spring Plant fundraiser forms are due today!

Grads ....remember to sell your raffle tickets and turn them in by next Tuesday, April 23rd.  There is a dry grad rep. outside the office every morning collecting raffle tickets.


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