The Daily Buzz

September 6th, 2019

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September 6th, 2019
by Bettina Perron - Friday, 6 September 2019, 2:16 PM

6th, 2019


Just a reminder to students that classes start everyday at 8:30am... Please ensure you are on time!

Check out the Fall Sports Tryout Schedule posted on our website and around the school. Today there is an Aquatics/swim club meeting at lunch in Rm 164.

We will be starting off Monday with a TA....Reminder to please return all of your school forms and fee payments by to your TA.

All students who wish to take the School District bus must register to ensure a seat. Please go to the School District Website under transportation and register.

Starting next week, all students who are parking in the student parking lot need to be registered.  Registration forms are available in the main office.

ORANGE SHIRT Day - Sept 30th - On Sept 30th we will be celebrating NATIONAL ORANGE SHIRT DAY. By wearing our orange shirts will remember children who attended residential schools. If you would like to buy an orange shirt, they will be on sale on Monday and Wednesday at lunch in the main foyer.

BREAKFAST CLUB - Breakfast Club will be starting on Monday. It's a great way to start the day with bagels, oatmeal, juice and Hot chocolate. Check it out!


Job & Volunteer Opportunity Postings
Be sure to check out the SD#63 District Career Webpage for all the latest job and volunteer opportunity postings, plus post secondary career path options! There may be something for you, some with links to take you directly to application processes!  See what there is at

Trades Exploration -TEX Program - Have you thought about a career in the trades?  Not sure if it will be right for you? Get samples of Welding, Carpentry, Electrical and Plumbing through a Semester 2 TEx Program!  Earn work experience credits and learn about the steps to apprenticeship and Red Seal Certification. There's still time to register!


Have You Considered a Career in AVIATION and DESIGN? School District #61 is hosting a semester long Aviation and Design Program @ Mt. Doug Secondary February - June 2020  Partnering With Viking Air, Victoria Flying Club, Pacific Sky, VIH Aviation Group & Camosun College. See Career Centre Info Board for more information!!  To register talk with Mr. Rhodes in the Career Cent.  APPLICATIONS ARE DUE BY NOVEMBER  2019

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, see the Career Centre.


THRIFTY FOODS SIDNEY - Thrifty Foods in Sidney is hosting a JOB FAIR on Saturday, September 7, 2019 from 9:00 am until 1:00 pm. They are hiring in all departments!! On the Spot Interviews! Bring your Resume!  Come Join our Team! Flexible Hours! 9810 Seventh Street, Sidney

 GRAD 2019

BOTTLE DRIVE FOR GRAD 2020: On the 4th Saturday of every month a bottle drive will be held from 9:00am - 12:00pm to raise money for the After Grad 2020. The Bottle Drive schedule co-insides with the Community Recycling and soft plastics drop-off at Stelly’s each month. Please contact Corinna Laird  by Phone or Text 250-818-3893 if you are available to volunteer and help out.


Camp Qwanoes – Applications due Sept 18  -  International Students:  Camp Qwanoes completed consent forms and payment must be submitted to Diane, in the International office by September 18th.  This amazing trip will fill up fast! Don't delay.


PAC MEETING: The first PAC Meeting of the year is happening on Tuesday, September 10th at 7pm in the Learning Commons. All Parents are most welcome!

SCOUTS CANADA 2019-2020 REGISTRATION: Scouting provides kids with a range of activities and experiences that no other youth program can match.  Programs for 2019-2020 are just getting started!  Read about the programs for youth aged 5 and up at   You can find a group  in your area and register online at using the “Find a Group feature” on myscouts.ca   For specific information on Scout programs offered in Central Saanich by 2nd Tsartlip and 10th Tsartlip Scout Groups, please email