THE DAILY BUZZ
January 21st, 2020
Stelly's Sr. Musical Theatre class presents "SHREK the MUSICAL" starting on Feb 4th through Feb 8th,2020. Tickets are available for sale at lunch in the main foyer or at the office. Buy your tickets soon ... as they are selling fast!
Italy on Spring Break 2021 ... There will be a meeting at lunch on Wednesday in room 144 for anyone interested in going on the 11 day trip to Italy on Spring Break next year. Please see Ms Liberatore if you can not attend but would like more information.
SCHOOL BUS PASSES are in the office for pick up!
Student Parking - Reminder to all students who are parking in the student parking lot: you must be registered to park there. Permission forms are in the office.
GSA will be meeting today in room 106 during lunch, everyone is welcome.
TRAINING & EDUCATION:
“TOUR OF INDUSTRY FOR YOUTH” - Explore a local industry via guided tour. This is an opportunity for students to meet local businesses and hear about positions they might not have thought of as careers. Wages are well beyond minimum, & the companies have lots to offer. See the poster on the Career Centre Info Board for dates / times. As this is an event held outside the classroom, students will be responsible for making their own arrangements to miss a day of classes and for transportation to the venue. Registration is free with valid student ID. To Register go to https://www.peninsulachamber.ca/events/#!event-list Scroll down the Events page and register per the poster for each business.
BC Children’s Hospital Research Institute, would like to invite Grade 10-12
students to attend Mini Med School in Victoria, Thursday, April 2, 2020. At Mini Med School Victoria, students will learn about the latest in biomedical and clinical research through lectures with live demonstrations and hands-on experience that inspire and motivate further learning. As Mini Med School is a special event held outside the classroom, students will be responsible for making their own arrangements to miss a day of classes and for transportation to the venue. Admission is FREE. Student registration will be available online on Monday, February 10 at 4 p.m. at www.minimedschoolbc.ca. Registration will be accepted on a first-come, first-served basis. Space is limited, so we encourage students to register as soon as registration opens.
UVic School of Health Information Science Open House Thursday February 13th from 4:30pm - 6pm - We invite you to learn more about this exciting field by talking with our faculty and students. and learning about the rapidly expanding field of information technology in healthcare! See Mrs. Fitzgerald for more details.
RCMP Training in Saskatchewan – 5 days in Spring Break - The RCMP is inviting 32 grade 12 students from across Canada to the Youth Engagement Week held at the Police Training Academy in Regina, Saskatchewan. The program will take place from March 23 to 27. Costs for travel, accommodations and meals will be covered by the RCMP. This is a great opportunity for students, who are interested in a career in law enforcement, to experience a week of what training in the RCMP looks like! Applications are available in the Career Centre or can be printed off from the Saanich Career Education website: https://careered.sd63.bc.ca/
Are you interested in Marine Biology as a Career or a General Science Career? Join us for a field trip to the Bamfield Marine Sciences Centre on Friday, February 28th to Monday, March 2, 2020. (Students must be 16-18 and in grade 10-12). Sheet with all information: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1ri9FfblQFrPXop4KemH_aa1pK0Q-o5bR7fPNx8khT-w/edit?usp=sharing Please email Rhiannon Cockayne email@example.com if you are interested in this trip or have further questions.
WOMEN IN TRADES & TECHNOLOGY EXPLORATION DAY - Camosun College- Feb 26th Bus transportation and lunch will be provided! This is a chance to check out well paying careers in the following: Trades - Electricians - Automotive Service Technicians - Sheet Metal/Metal Fabricators - Carpenters, Technology- Civil Engineering - Computer Science - Electronics Engineering - Mechanical Engineering. More information will be out soon. You can add your name to a list in the Career Centre, see Mrs. Jackson. Spots are limited!
YMCA Summer Work Student Exchange is a national program offering opportunities for youth to improve their second official language skills, explore another part of Canada, and gain valuable work experience through a work placement while on the exchange. The program runs for 6 weeks (early July to mid August), you must be 16 or 17 years of age during the summer program. Applications are currently being accepted, the first priority application deadline is March 15, 2020. For more information see: http://my.ymcagta.org/netcommunity/page.aspx?pid=612
Saanich Peninsula Hospital is looking for Volunteers in their Extended Care Unit Meal Time Host weekend program! This is a great opportunity for youth interested in pursuing a career in health care and who are passionate about supporting our local elder populations. See the Poster on the Career Centre Info Board. Youth must complete an Application Form - First Contact Screening Letter - Two reference forms and submit it to VolunteerHere@viha.ca no later thanJanuary 20th.
These forms and more information about volunteer requirementscan be found at:https://www.islandhealth.ca/volunteer-resources/volunteer-opportunities/volunteer-saanich-peninsula-hospital
Magic Wand Project - Magic Wand Project is a non-profit organization that offers an inexpensive and eco-friendly alternative to grad outfits for both girls and boys. This is a chance to borrow, rather than buy, a dress, suit or tux, (a small fee for cleaning is the only charge). All outfits are new or like-new, and all accessories are included. Any student is eligible. To book an appointment to view the selection of available clothes, email Elizabeth: firstname.lastname@example.org or Joy: email@example.com Website: www.themagicwandproject.ca
BOTTLE DRIVE FOR GRAD 2020: The next Grad bottle drive is this coming Saturday, January 25th 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.
SISP Mt. Washington Ski Trip -March 5 & 6 -Cost $250.00 -Package includes Bus Transportation, Accommodation, Snow Tubing, Lift & Ski/board Rental, Ski/Board Lessons. Forms are available in the International Office. Last day to Sign-up is Feb. 12.
PARENTS AS EDUCATORS & CAREER COACHES - Jan 30 Are you the parent of a high school student? Would you like to help them with their post-secondary choices? This is an interactive workshop designed to give you the skills and confidence you need. Educational Planner is presenting "Parents as Education and Career Coaches" on THURSDAY January 30th at Stelly's Secondary School, at 6:30 pm. There is no registration and parents can just come! For more information, contact Colleen McNamee, firstname.lastname@example.org or Heidi Hackman, email@example.com
THAT'S IT FOR TODAY STELLY'S ... STAY GOLDEN AND MAROON!