The Daily Buzz

October 10th, 2019

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October 10th, 2019
by Bettina Perron - Thursday, 10 October 2019, 10:48 AM

October 10th, 2019


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


Any Boys Grade 9-12 interested in playing Basketball this year please come to a meeting at lunch on Friday in the large Gym.


UVic School of Health Information Science Open House – Oct 16    The School of Health Information Sciences is hosting its Fall Open House on Wednesday, October 16th, 4:30-6:00pm at UVic’s Cornett Building room A125. Students interested in the life sciences, medicine and/or information technology would be especially interested in these programs.  Students are invited to learn more about this exciting field by talking with faculty and students. Join us for pizza while learning about the rapidly expanding field of information technology in health care!


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.


The SHOAL Centre Bridge Club Dinner and Banquet is being held on December 4, Volunteers Needed!! Students who are looking for serving and or banquet experience or just wanting to get in the Christmas spirit will love this event on Wednesday, December 4!For more information contact Sara at ultraconservative or 250-656-5537

Sidney Sparkles Parade (December 1 - Volunteer Opportunity)
Beacon Community Services is going to be in the Parade! They need students to help decorate the truck and walk in the parade!
If interested, contact Sara at or 250-656-5537

SHOAL Christmas Craft Fair -   November 16th – 10:00-2:00 -  4 Volunteers needed
Help out by serving coffee and cookies to patrons during the event plus work the YEP table wrapping gifts as a fundraiser.  Contact Sara @ slawton@beaconcs.caor call 250-656-5537

Lions Club do Breakfast with Santa (Volunteer Opportunity)- Mary Winspear Centre, November 30th -
Put on our Santa hats, the Lions cook the food and we serve it to the bright eyed young families who come to sit on Santa’s knee and tell him all about their wishes for this Christmas!  For more information on how to help with this fun event, contact Sara at or 250-656-5537

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


Pharmasave in Sidney is looking for Cashiers and a Customer Service Rep in the Cosmetic Department. If you have an interest in Makeup and Beauty, this is a perfect part time job for you!  Part time, evenings and weekends - $13.85 to start.  Apply in person with your resume and ask for Bob!

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

GRAD 2020

Grad Parent Information Night is happening on TONIGHT @  7:00 pm in Stelly's Learning Commons. All parents/guardians are asked to attend this information session and learn about the many details of grad year ahead.

POINSETTIA PLANT FUND RAISER: Grads do you want to decrease your Grad Activity fees this year? Grad Poinsettia fundraiser order forms are now available on the Grad Board in the main foyer! Forms are due back Monday, November 18th, 2019.

GRAD PORTRAITS:  Grads, it is time to book your grad photos. Lifetouch is bringing their portable photo studio to Stelly's at the end of October for Grad Portraits, October 28--Nov 7th, 2019. To book your appointment, please go to the website:   Make sure you put "Saanichton" under city.  Sitting fee of $25 is due at the time of your appointment (if you know you are not purchasing photos, no sitting fee is required, but we DO need you to have a photo taken for the yearbook). Information posters are posted around the school.  Don't put this off until later, or all of the appointments will be booked up and you will run out of time!


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.