The Daily Buzz

September 10th, 2019

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September 10th, 2019
by Bettina Perron - Tuesday, 10 September 2019, 2:43 PM

September 10th, 2019


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 today and Wednesday at lunch in the main foyer. Only $15 each!

Homework Help is available every morning from 7:10am in the Learning commons and after school on Monday, Tuesday and Thursday til 4pm.

INDIGENOUS LEADERSHIP is meeting today at lunch in Room 152. all those registered and on the waitlist should attend.

ACCOUNTS OFFICE is closed on Friday.

BREAKFAST CLUB – Do you have time to volunteer for this wonderful program we have at Stelly’s? A couple of hours in the morning, once a week? If you are able to help out please email Darcy Winkel at

School Forms – Return to Your T.A.  - Reminder to please return all of your school forms and fee payments ASAP. If paying with a cheque, please make it out to "SD#63".

 2019-2020 School Bus Registration - 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.

School Photos – Tuesday, Sept 17
Photo Day is TUESDAY, Sept 17th in blocks 1 and 2.  Purchasing photos is optional, but all students in all grades need to have school photos taken for school identification purposes (grade 12’s too - even if you are having grad photos taken later).  Order forms are available in the office, but have also been handed out in TA. 

Student Parking
All students who are parking in the student parking lot need to be registered.  Registration forms are available in the main office.  Last year's registration forms are NOT valid a new form is required.

HOLLAND & FRANCE SPRING BREAK 2020: Did you know that Stelly's students are travelling to Holland and France in Spring Break of 2020?  We'll be visiting famous sites from World War 1 and 2 and other places of interest.  It's not too late for grade 9-12 students to join this amazing 10 day trip.  There will be a meeting today at lunch in room 108 for all registered students and interested students.  If you can't make the meeting, please see Mrs Wallace in room 108 as soon as possible.

Italy Spring Break 2021 - Are you interested in visiting Italy on Spring Break of 2021? We are planning an 11 day tour with EF Tours including visits to Venice, Florence, Assisi, Rome, Pompeii, and Capri. We will be holding a meeting at school this week on Thursday at lunch in Room 144 for students (Sept 12).  Parents please contact Tasha Liberatore at for more information


Check out the Fall Sports Tryout Schedule posted around the school. Today at lunch there is a meeting at lunch in the big gym for any Sr Boys interested in playing Volleyball. Also, after school Jr Girls volleyball is happening in the big gym and at 5pm Sr Girls Volleyball is in the big gym.

LAST Jr. Boys Soccer tryouts on Thursday at Centennial at 3:30.  If you are interested this is the last chance to come out!

SWIMMING BEES & WANNA BEES - Whether you are a returning swimmer, or want to try something new this year, we would love to have you come out and join the swim team. First practice in Weds September 11th (tomorrow), and every FRiday and Weds after that. We will not be allowed to have you jin us until your parents have signed permission forms for the school, so please see Mr. Siebert in room 164 sometime today for details.


MODEL UN: Are you interested in politics, international relations, or the United Nations? Do enjoy debate, discussing current world issues, and want to develop your public speaking skills? Join the Stelly's Model UN club! Meetings are on Mondays at lunch in Room 105.



FUEL GOOD DAY - Children's Health Foundation of Vancouver Island is honoured to be the official charity for this year's Fuel Good Day at Peninsula Co-op and Co-op stations across the Island! 5 cents from every litre of gas/diesel sold will support Island kids, youth, and their families.

Volunteers needed! Tuesday, September 17  -  Shifts throughout 7 am - 7 pm      Email: or call 250-940-4950 ext 106


Landmark Dental Centre - (#213 - 2506 Beacon Ave, Sidney, BC) Is now hiring an Junior Office Assistant, Monday to Friday for 2 to 3 hours after school.  Duties include sterilizing dental instruments,

clerical duties and basic clean-up.  Must be trustworthy, dependable and have  character references (school teacher ideal) Email your resume to  Add Job Assistant to your email subject


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