The Daily Buzz

June 6th, 2019

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June 6th, 2019
by Bettina Perron - Thursday, 6 June 2019, 11:36 AM

June 6th, 2019


Congratulations to Mr Zieigler and the entire Music Department on an spectacular year end concert last night! Bravo!

Stelly's Athletic Banquet is happening tonight at 6pm in the large Gym.  All Stelly's athletes...meaning all basketball, volleyball,Rugby, tennis, badminton, swimmers and soccer players are invited to this FREE event! BBQ Dinner, Awards and slide show!  An awesome evening to celebrate our athletic stingers!

Yearbooks - There is still time to order a Stelly's yearbook. Cost is $60 each,  See Mrs. Youell in the Accounts office.

2019-2020 School Bus Registration is now open for students wishing to take the District School Bus next year.  Please go to the School District Website under transportation and register your student. Note: Students must be registered by June 29, 2018 to ensure a seat on the bus.

The June Exam Schedule is posted on the website and in the main Foyer. Please check it over and ensure you don't have any exam conflicts. Reminder to all Grade 10 through 12 students to also sign up online for a numeracy exam, a registration button is on the Stelly's website. Grade 12's make sure that you have taken a Numeracy Assessment as it is mandatory Grad requirement!


PADDLING CLUB is meeting after school on Friday. See Ms Matheson for more details!


WORK EXPERIENCE 12A &12B - If you have a job or are volunteering and are wishing to receive Work Experience credits over the summer, you must be registered by June 25th to receive credit for your hours!! Stop by the Career Centre for more info.

Camosun Summer Career Exploration Programs
Students born between January 2004 and December 2006 can have fun, learn new skills & explore exciting career areas during the summer at Camosun College.
Aug. 6-9: Entrepreneurship & Sheet Metal;
Aug 12-16: Science & Light Truck Transport;
Aug. 19-23: Carpentry.
Sign up for one or more programs. $150 per program.To REGISTER and for more info, please see:

Interested in a Electrical Training Program?? WATT (Workplace Alternative Trades Training) is a FREE Pre-Apprenticeship.  3 weeks of hands on Electrical Training - Paid Work Experience - Apprenticeship Sponsorship. See the Poster on the Career Centre Info Board for more information. To apply or for more information call, text or email us today! 250-532-3759 -

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.


AUTOTECH PROGRAM - Do you love cars? Enjoy working with your hands? Need credits for graduation? How would you like to be a Camosun student before you graduate? STARTS February 2020 – Application deadline is mid-November 2019.  13 weeks (February-June) of instruction at Esquimalt High. 7 weeks at Camosun College for Automotive Service Technician Apprenticeship Program. 100 hours of Work Experience to be completed before Camosun begins To register talk with Mr. Rhodes in the Career Centre

BC Regional Council of Carpenters Summer Youth Employment Project - Get Paid to Learn a Trade. Try a paid internship in Carpentry. It’s a skill you’ll have forever!! Pick up an application in the Career Centre. Call Jordan Kersch 250-883-9002


SCAMPS SUMMER CAMPS @ UVIC - are looking for French immersion students and English stream students for its summer camps programmes for children between ages of 5-12,   For the job postings see the Career Centre Info Board. Dates: August 6-9 and August 12-16.  Schedule: weekdays from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm.  Contact: Stephen Ross, University of Victoria, telephone 250-721-7237, email

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.


Need a Summer Job? Get some new skills this summer! Skills Ready is pleased to announce this Summer Work Experience Project!  Application deadline is June 16th.  Opportunities in Construction, Manufacturing & Automotive are available in your area, 6 weeks of work (3 days or more a week), possibility of apprenticeship.  Apply today:

Elk Lake Farm is looking for help for picking thornless blackberries. Hours can be flexible. $13.85 hour.  There is also other work available such as weeding the vegetable garden and harvesting many other fruits. It is a great opportunity to learn about growing many fruit & veggies. Contact: Cindy (250) 479-7773

Truffles Catering are looking for dishwashers and kitchen helpers (no cooking & no previous work experience required, just a good work ethic) (located beside Victoria Butterfly Gardens). $14 per hour and a meal on duty. Hours are flexible as are days of the week. Contact: JP at 250.544.0200 ext. 27

Michell Farms - Are you a team player - are you able to perform physical duties as well as cashiering in the FARM MARKET. $13.85 hour. All while gaining Work Experience credits!! Contact Nicole at 250-883-2649 or

Thomas Philips Woodworking Ltd. is looking to fill a joinery position. Hours: 7:30-4 (Monday-Friday). Wage: $13.00 hour. Duties include: assembly of cabinets, helping in finishing spray booth, clean up and deliveries. Contact Eric Gummer at

McDonald's @ Royal Oak is hiring! Work as part of a team, close to home, with very flexible hours! Apply in person.

GRAD 2019

Grads... a limited number of Grad Dinner dance guest tickets have become available. Pick up an application form from the main office. Applications are due by NOON on Friday! No late applications will be accepted!

Extra Grad Ceremony Tickets
Additional tickets for the Stelly's Graduation Ceremony will be available from the UVic Ticket Centre (at the Farquhar Auditorium) starting today at 9:30 a.m. in person or over the phone.  Ticket limit: 2 tickets per student. $10 per ticket + taxes.  UVic Ticket Centre:  250-721-8480.


ATTN: Grade 11 Parents:  The Aftergrad Committee of 2019 would like to extend an invitation to all grade 11 parents to attend the 2019 After grad meeting on June 18 at 7:00pm in the Learning Commons. We would like a few parents to attend so that we can start to get ourselves organized for grad 2020.

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.