The Daily Buzz

April 24th, 2019

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April 24th, 2019
by Bettina Perron - Wednesday, 24 April 2019, 12:26 PM

April 24th, 2019


Stelly’s! Today is “Light’s Out at Lunch for Earth Day”! Stelly’s Social Leadership Class kindly asks you to turn off as many lights possible in the school during the lunch hour.

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 (250-652-5381).. 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 today and every Wednesday at lunch. Come grab an ice cream sandwich!

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!


Tennis Team... reminder game after school at Centennial Park. Please there directly after school.


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.


SD61 and Pacific Design Academy have partnered together to offer and amazing 8-week summer program for students interested in Interior Design - Graphic Design - Fashion Design. These courses are structured as follows: Monday-Friday 9:00 am–3:00 pm. July 2nd-30th, classroom-based instruction; July 31st-August 30th unpaid work experience placement. If you are interested in applying for the Pacific Design Academy program or finding out more about the program visit your Career Centre. Applications are due April 26th.TALE - Tourism and Leadership Exploration

SD61 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

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 need for the Salish Sea Lantern Festival which is held in mid August and there are several lantern-making workshops leading up to this event.

  • assist with lantern making on August 1, 6, 8, 13 and/or 15, all days between from 2-5pm (location TBD)

  • assist with 2 lantern making workshops at the SENCOTEN student summer immersion program in July

  • assist with distribution of Lantern Festival posters in August

Volunteer application form, guidelines and Code of Conduct:


Legion Manor Victoria is a supportive and assisted living community for seniors. They are looking to hire full-time, part-time, casual and permanent Dining Room Servers $15 to $16.50 hour. Level 1 FoodSafe would be an asset, if you don’t have it, the Legion Manor will help you get it. See the full job descriptions on the Career Centre Info Board. If you and would like to be a part of our team, please send in your resume by email or drop it off at 7601 East Saanich Rd.

The Fairmont Empress is holding their Final Career Fair of the season on April 29th from 3:00-6:00 pm. There are still quite a few positions available that are great for summer jobs! Competitive wages & benefits with incredible global travel perks. Stop by the Fairmont Empress Crystal Ballroom, at 721 Government Street, April 29th, from 3:00- 6:00 pm.Check out the poster on the Career Centre Info Board for more information for different opportunities and wages.

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 !

GRAD 2019

Grad Packages, Valedictorian/MC and Grad Ceremony Musical Performance applications are due today... Please drop off to Ms. Batham, in the Main office.

Grads ....Raffle tickets are now past due! Please turn them into the office today! All tickets must be returned whether they are sold or not!

Grad Bottle drive is happening on Saturday at Stelly's from 9 -12pm. Bring in your recylable containers and support Stellty's Grad 2019.

SCRAP METAL DRIVE FUNDRAISER- Is happening this weekend starting on Friday at 4pm through to Sunday at 2pm. Please drop off your unwanted scrap metal and help support the Dry grad of 2019.


International Student Luncheon in the Dining Room on Thursday, April 25th. All International students are asked to attend.