The Daily Buzz

May 22nd, 2019

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May 22nd, 2019
by Bettina Perron - Wednesday, 22 May 2019, 2:23 PM

May 22nd, 2019


Congratulations to the Boys Rugby Team who played in the City Finals yesterday and placed 5th. Well Done Stingers!

Also, Congratulations to the members of the Stelly's Track & Field Team on a successful Island Meet last week! Aiden Schandl, Jonah Brost and Gabby Houle have qualified for Provincials in Kelowna. In League meets, Aiden Schandl and Torin Lightbody were named Male Athletes of the League. Aiden won the 100, 200 and 400 meter, while Torin placed first in shotput, discus and second in Javelin. Well Done stingers.  Reminder of a team meeting at lunch today in Mr. Smyth's Rm 162.

Stelly's Drama 11/12 class presents "The Last Gladiator" on May 23rd & May 24th and the Jr Musical Theatre Class presents "Let's Go to the Movies" a tribute to Hollywood Musicals on Friday, May 31st. Tickets are available in the office !

Summer School Registration is opening today Wednesday, May 22nd at Spectrum Community School on a first come first serve basis.

The last day to drop classes for this semester so that they don’t show up on your transcript is FRIDAY May 31st.

THE HIVE, STELLY’S SCHOOL STORE is open today and every Wednesday at lunch.

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!


ENCOUNTERS WITH CANADA in now accepting applications for their 2019/20 programs ENCOUNTERS WITH CANADA is a unique opportunity for Canadian teens to meet other young people from across the country. Spend an adventure-filled week in your nation’s capital! Choose your theme … Sports & Fitness, Science & Ecology, Law & Our Justice System, Science & Technology, Medicine & Health, Global Affairs, Media & Communications, First Responders, Canada Remembers, Arts & Culture, Tech & Agri-Food, Business & Entrepreneurship, Vimy: Canada’s Coming of Age, Democracy & Youth and Experience Canada. See the Career Centre Info Board for more information. Contact Dianne Munday @ or 250-743-2165

Trades Exploration (TEx Program) - The semester 2 (2020) TEx Program, at Claremont Secondary, can help you discover the trade that suits you and your talents best, and, lead into post secondary trades training at Camosun College or our other partner post-secondary institutions. Tex combines school-based instruction with actual work-place experience in Carpentry, Plumbing, Welding and Electrical, giving a comprehensive overview of each of these trade areas. Learn about each trade, fast track your future and earn up to 24 credits toward grad for completing 6 courses! Find out about incentive grants and paid tuition for programs at Camosun related to the trades. Please see Mr. Rhodes in the Career Centre for more information.

TEAC 105 - Explorations in Technology - Do you want to explore Mechanical Engineering, Electronics, Civil Engineering, and Computer Science?  TEAC 105 explores these four technologies through hands-on activities and project-based learning. This dual-credit course is offered in partnership with Camosun College and runs on Friday afternoons at Camosun Interurban Campus from 3- 6 pm, from September to February. Get more information and applications from your school counsellors or the Career Centre.


City of Victoria's Youth Leadership in Training Program - If you are 14-18 years old and have an interest in recreation and/or child & youth care!! This summer program consists of 2 weeks of leadership training at Crystal Pool in July, 4 weeks of City of Victoria summer camp placements, plus team building out-trips. Upon completion of the program, successful participants receive a $500 honorarium, a certificate, and a letter of reference. See the Youth Leaders in Training 2019: Information Sheet on the Career Centre Info Board. Applications due on June 17, 2019, and should be sent to:   Kyle Clancy, YLit Coordinator, at  


Engineering for Kids. Inspiring the Next Generation of Engineers!! - Our amazing volunteers assist our Camp Leaders in delivering fun hands -on learning activities at week long camps where we build catapults , launch rockets, solve engineering challenges in Minecraft, program LEGO robots to explore the moon, and more! Our camps include lots of outdoor games and activities, and trips to local parks, pools and water parks. See the poster on Career Info Board for all the details.

Kelset Elementary School is looking for volunteers to help with their Spring Fair on June 7th.  Volunteers are needed to run carnival games, face painting, craft tables, ticket booths. The fair runs from 5-8 pm, extra volunteers are also needed for set-up and clean-up.   Contact Sara at:

GRAD 2019

GRAD BOTTLE DRIVE is happening this Saturday from 9am to Noon!

Reminder to grade 12’s that there is a MANDATORY GRAD REHEARSAL at the UVic auditorium on Monday May 27th.  All graduating students must meet at the front of the school at 8:15am to prepare for bussing. Grads are not permitted to drive their own vehicles to UVic.

UVIC REISTRATION 101 – May 28th - Learn how to register for your courses at UVIC . Info session at lunch in Room 116 on May 28th


All International Students are asked to attend our last lunch meeting on Thursday, May 30 in the Dining Room. Lunch will be provided.

SISP International Year End Celebration BBQ is scheduled for Tuesday, June 4 from 5:30 - 8:00 pm at Stelly's. All Host Families and International Students are invited to an evening of Food, Music and Fun! Please sign-up with Diane.