The Daily Buzz

May 28th, 2019

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May 28th, 2019
by Bettina Perron - Tuesday, 28 May 2019, 12:13 PM

May 28th, 2019


Stelly's Global 11 Class is having a raffle to raise money to benefit the Children’s Hospital Foundation. Tickets are on sale this week at lunch only $0.50 each or 3 for $1.00. Come on out and support their passion project and win a $30 gift card for the cafeteria.

Stelly’s last coffee concert of the year is June 10th and auditions are coming up on June 4th, 5th, and 6th. Sign up sheet for auditions is on the band room door. Auditions will be in the dining room.

Staff & Students are invited to play Bone Games in the Learning Commons on Tuesday at lunch. Come learn about and participate in a fast moving and competitive traditional Indigenous game!

The June Exam Schedule has now been posted on the website and in the main Foyer. Please check it over and ensure you don't have any exam conflicts. Also, all Grade 10 through 12 students are required to have taken a numeracy exam, please sign up online, a registration button is on our website.

Stelly's Jr Musical Theatre Class presents "Let's Go to the Movies" a tribute to Hollywood Musicals on Friday, May 31st at 7pm in the MPR. Tickets are available at the Main office. Adults $10 and Students $5.

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

HOMEWORK HELP:  Need any help with your homework? Extra Help is available every morning from 7:15am in the Learning Commons or after school every day until 4pm! Check it out!


BOYS DROP IN BASKETBALL is happening today after school in the small gym


KAYAK & PADDLING CLUB: Interested in kayaking or paddle boarding? We have a Paddling club at Stelly’s! Come to a meeting Friday at lunch in Room 112 to find out more! If you can't make the meeting, please See Ms. Matheson for more details!


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.


Lifecycles - Seed the City - Urban Farming & Gardening Program
Here is a unique opportunity for students to get WEx credits through the summer. The Program runs from July 2- August 26, Tuesday & Thursdays 9:30-3:30 pm at Reynolds Secondary. Applications are due May 31, 2019. For more information see the Career Centre. For more info and to apply:

Raincoast Conservation Foundation is looking for volunteers to help with their inspiring Youth Event! June 5, 2019 at the Shaw Centre for the Salish Sea on at 5:30 pm to 8:30 pm. This event celebrates students from the program, joining them together with other conservation and First Nations leaders and the greater community. It will be an evening of learning, reflection and celebration of our precious coast. Contact Maureen at 604-836-3155 or

Folk ‘N Fiddle Festival, May 31-June 1 (Mary Winspear Centre, Sidney). Volunteers are desperately needed to cover a range of jobs, from food to merchandising to doing festival evaluations.The shifts are 4 hours long. If interested, please contact

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:

Step Up Youth Program - Island Health’s Volunteer Program for Youth. Volunteer opportunities at both Victoria General Hospital and Royal Jubilee Hospital. All Youth in Grades 9-12 (Minimum age is 14). Application due: June 30th (accepted on a first come first serve basis) Interviews: July, Training: August. Program runs from September to 2nd Sunday in April. See the Career Centre Info Board for more information and program contacts.

Volunteers Needed for the iCan Bike Program at Pearkes Rec Centre July 8-12- iCan Bike camp teaches children with cognitive and/or physical challenges how to ride a two wheeled bike. Volunteers must be physically fit enough to walk, jog, and run beside riders. See the poster on Career Centre Info Board.

Volunteers needed for Brentwood Festival June 1 at Pioneer Park.  Help at this fun family event featuring artisans, concerts and farm stands. Our station involves children activities such as face painting, and children crafts.  4 volunteers needed for each shift. Shifts are 9-1 and 12-4, or stay the day!  Check it out at:     Contact Sara or 250-656-5537

GRAD 2019

Grads! Was your full legal name correct at yesterday's Grad rehearsal? If not, you need to bring your birth certificate, passport or driver's licence  to Ms. Shelly in the main office as soon as possible.

UVIC REISTRATION 101 is today at lunch in Room 116. Come and learn how to register for your courses at UVIC

STELLY'S DRY AFTER GRAD TICKETS available for sale May 28th thru June 4th ONLY at 7:45am - 8:45am or at lunch. $10 each.


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.

Stelly's International Student Farewell -Wed., June 12 at 11:15 (Learning Commons) and 2:10 pm (Bowling & Dinner)

On Wednesday, June 12 at lunch time all International students are asked to attend a farewell ceremony where we will be honouring our graduating international students as well as our students who are leaving the program.  Dessert only will be served, so please bring your own lunch. At 2:10 pm, the same day, Students are asked to meet in front of the school where we will be heading out on School Buses to Langford Lanes for Bowling and Dinner. Students will be back at Stelly's by 6:30 pm. All students who wish to go on the after school trip must pick up a Field Trip form from Diane in the International Office.