The Daily Buzz

March 5th, 2020

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March 5th, 2020
by Bettina Perron - Thursday, 5 March 2020, 11:56 AM

March 5th, 2020


A HUGE congratulations goes out to all the Stelly's staff and students who took part in the "Stelly’s Annual Peninsula Food Drive" last night! It was an inspiring evening where they collected over 8000  non perishable items and cash for those less fortunate families in our community. You should all be so proud of yourselves! Well Done Stingers!

Stelly's Music Concert is next Wednesday Evening, March 11th at 7pm in the MPR. Admission is by donation! Come on out and see what amazing talent we have at Stelly's!

Want to study endangered species and environments, study monkeys, caimens, jaguar, piranhas and sloths? For 2 weeks next summer? Come to a student information session this Thursday March 5th, at 11:30 sharp. Please pack a lunch so we can get started promptly. Cookies provided. See Mr. Siebert or Ms. Dildy for details.

Reminder that course Selection Forms are due TODAY!.

Any students interested in writing the Euclid (Gr 12), Hypatia (Gr 11), Galois(Gr 10), or Fryer(Gr 9) Math contests after Spring Break MUST see Mrs Hilton to register this week.  Deadline is Friday. Last chance for 2020-don't miss out!

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.!

Are you interested in going to Italy next Spring Break with EF Tours? Please see Ms Liberatore in Room 144 at lunch Thursday for a quick meeting. 

Interested in visiting the most beautiful cities in Italy during Spring Break 2021? Stelly's is going on an 11 day adventure to Venice, Florence, Rome, Pompeii and the Amalfi Coast with EF Tours in 2021. Please see Ms Liberatore in room 144 for more information or email at


TENNIS TEAM: Interested in playing on the Stelly's Tennis Team this year? Come to a meeting Monday at break in the Dining room!

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. Application forms are due March 9th.


Federal Student Work Experience Program (FSWEP) Summer 2020 July 6, to August 14, 2020  - Fleet Maintenance Facility Cape Breton will be accepting applications for the following trades: Various Metal Trades (Metal Fabrication, Sheet Metal & Welding).  Various Hull Trades (Shipwright/Joiner, Painter, Lagger, Electroplater & Rigger). Electrician (Marine & Weapons) - Machinist - Millwright. Location: Fleet Maintenance Facility (CB), Canadian Forces Base Esquimalt, 1600 Esquimalt Rd. Victoria BC. Application and Job Descriptions are available in the Career Centre. Application packages: Must be completed in ful land returned to your School Career Teacher and received at FMF(CB) no later than close of business March 30, 2020Applications will not be accepted after this date.

Sidney/North Saanich Library - is looking to hire a Library Page for 6 hrs. a week.  Wednesday: 4:15 to 6:15 pm.  Thursday: 4:15 to 8:15 pm.  $13.85 hr.  Apply online @    Application deadline is March 18, 2020

Considering a Career in Finance? April 24 Event - Female students in Grades 11 and 12: come to the Career Centre to sign up for the Ladies Advancing Diversity in Investment Management (LADI) Event – an investment fundamentals course offered by BCI (British Columbia Investment Management Corporation) and CFA Society of Victoria and Women in Capital Markets (WCM). The event is designed to inspire high school students to consider a career in finance. Topics covered will include equities, fixed income, private markets and resume tips, all led by BCI investment professionals. This will be a fun, social and inclusive learning environment with both theory and hands-on activities to keep students engaged. The event is free and will be held on FRIDAY April 24, 9:00 am to 4:00 pm, at 750 Pandora Avenue. Lunch & snacks included. There are 25 spots available on a first-come first-served basis.

Dream It Be It - Career Support for Girls - Apr 16-  Soroptimist International of Victoria Westshore presents ‘Dream It Be It - Career Support for Girls’. This free event includes workshops and exhibits for those aged 15-24 who self-identify as female. An excellent opportunity to meet new people and get support regarding future career options and pathways. THURSDAY, April 16, 9:00 am – 2:15 pm at Chiefs’ & Petty Officers’ Mess, 1575 Lyall St., Esquimalt. Transportation and food is provided. Come to the Career Centre for more information.

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 byHighTechU, 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 13th.


Adrienne's Restaurant & Tea Garden AT MATTICK'S FARM - Is looking for cashiers and dishwashers for after school and weekends $13.85 + tips.  Apply online at:

or email resume to

GRAD 2020

Grad Transition Packages are due Friday in the Career Centre.


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 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.