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February 20th, 2020

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February 20th, 2020
by Bettina Perron - Thursday, 20 February 2020, 11:03 AM

February 20th, 2020


VAPING AWARENESS – A Parent Education Night – TONIGHT! Parents and caregivers are invited to a presentation by Aaron Severs, VIHA Tobacco and Vapour Enforcement and Reduction Coordinator. THURSDAY Feb. 20, 7:00-8:30pm at Bayside Middle School. Hosted by Confederation of Parents’ Advisory Councils of Saanich and School District 63. Please email to RSVP:

Reminder to Grade 12's that did not attend the Grad Assembly on Tuesday, please drop by the office an pick up your Diploma Verification form from the main office.

TA is happening tomorrow at the end of block 1. Course selection forms for next year will be handed out! Bee There!

Interested in visiting Italy for 10 days during Spring Break of 2021? We will be going to Venice, Florence, Assisi, Rome, Pompeii and Capri with EF Tours. Stelly's has a long tradition of travel and this adventure is not one to miss. Please see Ms Liberatore for more information. You can also email at

Stelly's 1st Coffee Concert is happening on Wednesday, February 26th. Auditions will be held today at lunch in the dining room.


TRACK & FIELD MEETING: Are you interested in being on the Stelly’s Track & Field Team? If so... Please come to a meeting on Monday at lunch in Room 169 (Ms. Hilton’s Rm)



Criminal Justice Program – Info Session Feb. 27 - If you are interested in Criminal Justice and law enforcement, come to an Information Session at Camosun College Lansdowne Campus to learn about the work of the different agencies, opportunities for the future and what it takes to be a candidate for the recruiting process. You will have the opportunity to speak with reps from different agencies. THURSDAY Feb 27 at Camosun College Lansdowne Campus, Young Building Room 300, 3:00-5:00pm.

Camosun College Info Night - Interurban Campus – Thursday, Feb 27, 2020 from 5 to 7:30 pm.  Campus Tours leave from the Bookstore, 2nd Floor 5:15, 6:00 and 6:45 pm. Explore over 160 programs and get the answers you need to make the decision that’s right for you! You’ll have the chance to attend information sessions, talk to faculty, staff, and current students, get an interactive experience with some programs, and find out more about the many services and supports available. Your application fee will be covered when you're ready to apply, if you attend the Info Night!! For more information and the evenings events see: Parking has been donated by the college for this event.

FREE Quantum Computing Workshop - March 21-22 - “A Deeper Look Into Quantum Computing”. Get hands-on experience with the next generation of computing? This event is presented by HighTechU, an initiative of the University of Victoria Faculty of Engineering, in partnership with the Department of Computer Science. Engineering/Computer Science Building, 99111 Ring Road. For more information and to register on-line:

LOOKING FOR A CAREER PROGRAM IN TECHNOLOGY? Are you in Grade 11/12 and want to explore Engineering, Electronics, Computers, Math & Physics! Camosun College & South Island Partnership is offering a Technology Program for 5 months starting September 2020 to January 2021. See the Poster on the Career Centre Info Board. See your Career Teacher to complete a SIP Program Application package, applications are due by March 1st.

Mini Med School - April 2 - The BC Children’s Hospital Research Institute is inviting Grade 10-12 students to attend Mini Med School 2020 at the Royal BC Museum, THURSDAY, April 2, 8:30-3:30. Mini Med School includes a diverse curriculum that highlights leading-edge medical research, explores a variety of careers in health sciences, and offers the opportunity to participate in hand-on science. Admission is FREE, but space is limited! Register at

Interested in Umpiring for the 2020 Baseball and Softball season? It’s fun, pays well, training is provided by taking the Level 1 course. Training courses begin in late February and run in March as well through the Greater Victoria area. The baseball level 1 course at Parkland High School runs in the evenings of Feb 24, 26 and 27th.   You must register first before taking the course.  For more information see the Career Centre Info Board. Contact Mark Jarrett, Umpire in Chief – PBSA at

BC Cancer – Victoria’s  Deeley Research Centre is pleased to be able to offer the Xavier Pelletier High School Internship Program (HSIP) to Grade 11 students in southern Vancouver Island. This program provides students the opportunity to explore cancer research from the front lines, learning the latest techniques in the fight against cancer. During the summer between Grades 11 and 12, students will be responsible for an 8-week research project which they will develop and implement from start to finish with continual support from a designated supervisor and a team of research scientists.  All secondary schools on Vancouver Island are eligible to nominate (two) Grade 11 students. On completion students will receive a $3,000 bursary toward post-secondary education. Application deadline is March 1, 2020 Ask your teacher, counsellor, or administrator to nominate you!! For additional information about the program and application process please visit the HSIP website 


CENTRAL SAANICH LITTLE LEAGUE is looking for cashiers and grill persons to work 2-4 shifts per week at our concession in Centennial Park. Typical shifts are Mon-Fri 5-9pm, Sat 9am-2pm and 2-7pm and Sun – opening varies 9am-6pm.  We are open April 4th thru July 5th    Cashier - $14.60/hr  Grill - $15.00/hr.   Contact or 250-886-6323 with your resume. Applicants MUST have their Food Safe Level 1

GRAD 2020

BOTTLE DRIVE FOR GRAD 2020: The next Grad bottle drive is on Saturday, February 22nd 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.

Reminder to Grads that only 21 students have completed your Career Life Connections 12 (or Grad Transitions paperwork! Deadline is March 6th. All paperwork is available on-line and in the Career Centre, hand in all paperwork to Mrs. Jackson in the Career Centre.


The next International Student Lunch is scheduled for Thursday, Feb 27 in the Dining Room. All International Students are expected to be there. Lunch will be provided. 


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.