The Daily Buzz

September 12th, 2019

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September 12th, 2019
by Bettina Perron - Thursday, 12 September 2019, 2:55 PM

September 12th, 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.

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

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".

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.  If you are interested  please see Mrs Wallace in room 108.

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


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

SAILING CLUB:  Our Fall Sailing program is starting soon. All levels welcome. If you are interested in sailing this fall please contact Christine at


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.


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.


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


Camp Qwanoes – :  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.


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

Peninsula Youth Clinic – OPEN EVERY THURSDAY
For all youth aged 12-24: the Peninsula Youth Clinic is located at Peninsula Medical, 2a-2379 Bevan Avenue, Sidney (250-656-4143) and is open EVERY THURSDAY from 5:30 – 7:30pm, providing services for mental, physical, and sexual health. A doctor and mental health clinician is on hand. Walk-ins are welcome! Services are completely free and confidential in their judgement free zone.
-any medical concern
-get prescriptions
-speak with a counsellor
-access to STI and pregnancy testing
-access to birth control