The Daily Buzz

October 3rd, 2019

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October 3rd, 2019
by Bettina Perron - Thursday, 3 October 2019, 10:42 AM

October 3rd, 2019


Best of Luck to Stelly's Cross Country team who has their second race today in Oak Bay. Go Stingers!

The France 2020 trip group will be holding a meeting on Monday, October 7 in room 108 and you are invited!  Families not yet registered and still thinking of travelling with us this coming Spring Break are invited to attend at 6:00pm.  Families already registered are invited to join us at 6:45.  We are nearing the end of our recruiting period so please contact Catherine Wallace if you are still interested in the trip but unable to attend or if you have any questions.



Food Safe Level 1 - Friday Oct. 25Th, 8:30 am –4:30 pm @ SHOAL Centre in Sidney, 10030 Resthaven Drive.  Cost is $50.00 - Cash, cheque or credit card is accepted. Food Safe is useful for anyone working in the food service, food retail, or food processing industries. You will learn how to handle food safely in order to prevent food from being contaminated.

Alert First Aid With CPR "C" & AED - Saturday, November 22, 2019 -8:30 am to 4:00 pm @ SHOAL Centre, 10030 Resthaven Drive. Cost is $50.00 -Cash, cheque or credit card is accepted. This fun, interactive, and comprehensive 8-hour course trains people how to react & improvise during life threatening emergencies. This course meets the Adult & Child Licensing Guidelines.


Volunteer Opportunity with REACH Performing Company. Seeking students to volunteer with the REACH Performing Company! The group meets Thursdays, September to December, 6:30pm to 8:00pm, at Saanich Commonwealth. You should have an interest in the performing arts and in working with a really diverse and fun group of people. See the poster on the Career Centre Information Board
Contact Anne-Marie at 250-882-4339 or email

Saanich Peninsula Hospital is now accepting applications for New Volunteers
This is an excellent opportunity for students interested in the Health Care Assistance Program
Volunteering areas include yoga, bingo, gardening, special events, mealtime host, music and much, much more!  Contact Lindsay Meissner directly @ (250) 652-7519 or  Information & application:


Good Fortune Chinese Restaurant are now hiring positions for Bussing!  Pleasant work environment and fantastic co-workers $13.85 hour and Great tips. meal is included with each shift.  Call 250-656-5112, or drop off resume at 9775 Third Street, Sidney

Students interested in working at Federal Election on Monday, October 21st (at least a 13 hour day) $247.50 for the day!Or at the advance poll onFriday, October 11th to Monday, October 14th $924.00 (pay based on the 4 full days)Just walk over to the Saanich Fairgrounds, Gallery Building and apply on the spot!More information is available on the Career Centre Info Board! Students must be a minimum of 16 years of age on Election Day and must be Canadian citizens

Peninsula Co-op is looking to hire at their Gas Bar Locations - Duties include: gas attendant, customer service, stocking, general cleaning and being outdoors.  This position would be suitable for a student seeking part-time work, providing around 16 hours each week, including  2 evenings and one weekend day. More hours will be available during school breaks.  Day shifts are also available. Apply online at in person at the following locations:
10350 McDonald Park Road
2132 Keating X Road
6429 Pat Bay Highway
6739 West Saanich Road
10930 West Saanich Road

GRAD 2020

Our first fundraiser is available to you. If you’d like to sell poinsettias to lower the cost of grad activities, go pick up an order form at the Grad Board or see Ms. Lizama.

Grad Parent Information Night is happening on Thursday,  October 10th, 2019 @  7:00 pm in Stelly's Large Gym. All parents/guardians are asked to attend this information session and learn about the many details of grad year ahead.


The Saanich International Whistler Ski Trip scheduled for Dec 4, 5, 6,  is now taking payment online. Sign up today as it is filling up fast.  See Diane in the International Office for more information.

CAMP QWANOES: There will be an important meeting today at Lunchtime in the dining room for all International Students going on the Camp Qwanoes Trip.


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.