The Daily Buzz

February 26th, 2020

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February 26th, 2020
by Bettina Perron - Wednesday, 26 February 2020, 12:08 PM

February 26th, 2020


Happy PINK SHIRT DAY!   A huge shout out to those staff and students who wore pink today as you are  contributing to a positive, encouraging culture. Let's stop bullying by celebrating individuality and diversity. We ARE the PEOPLE PLACE!  Everyone who wore pink today please meet at the beginning of lunch in the outdoor amphitheatre just outside the front of the school!

AMAZON RIVER TRIP SUMMER 2021: Any students in grade 9 or 10 interested in expanding their biological research skills and exploring the Amazon Rainforest are invited to attend an information meeting held tonight at 7pm in the Learning Commons. Stelly's is organizing a research expedition through Operation Wallacea to Peru in July 2021. During this two week expedition students will be staying on a research vessel on the Amazon river with researchers from around the world. Students will have the opportunity to participate in research projects ongoing in the region. See Mrs. Dildy or Mr. Siebert for more information.

Stelly's First Coffee Concert of the year is tonight at 6:30pm. Come on out and see what AMAZING talent is at Stelly's! Admission is by donation!

Course Selection Forms: Reminder for all students to select your courses carefully before you submit your course selection forms. Course selection forms are due by Thursday, March 5th and must have a parent/guardian signature.

ART CLUB: Semester 2 Art Club is starting up again next Tuesday after school. See Mr S. if you have any questions!

Free clothes from Spruce Collective in the Textiles room available at lunch this week. Please come at the beginning of lunch break to see if there is anything that interests you.

THE HIVE, Stelly's school store is now open everyday at lunch. Come on down and see our selection of spirit wear clothing and grab a drink or something to snack on later!

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


Spring Sailing is starting soon!  Experienced and inexperienced sailors welcome.  If you are interested in being a part of the School Sailing program please  drop by the office for an application form or contact Christine Bennett at . Application forms are due March 9th.

Reminder to all members of Stelly's basketball teams, please return your uniforms to the PE office. Uniforms need to be in before the end of the week or you will be issued a bill.

Reminder, last senior girls soccer tryouts are TODAY after school at centennial park.

Any students wishing to be a member of the Stelly's badminton team, please come to a meeting today at lunch in the Big Gym.


SOCIAL LEADERSHIP is at lunch today in Room 148!

INDIGENOUS LEADERSHIP meets at lunch today in Room 152.


Camosun College Info Night - Interurban Campus – Thursday, February 27, 2020 from 5 to 7:30 p.m.  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.

Criminal Justice Program – Info Session Thursday, 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.


ROCKY MOUNTAIN TRIP:   International students: there is an amazing bus trip and tour planned to the Rocky Mountains, 4 days & 3 nights: April 19-22. Enjoy some of the best mountain views in Canada, explore the town of Banff, see wildlife and experience the 360 degree mountain view at the top of the Banff Gondola, with optional extra activities (Ice Walking Tour, Snowshoeing Tour, and Lake Louise Tubing). Deadline to book is March 13. Seats are limited and this trip will fill up fast. More details and registration link are on the SISP website, or go to the following link:

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.