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September 23rd, 2020

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September 23rd, 2020
by Bettina Perron - Wednesday, 23 September 2020, 2:24 PM

September 23rd, 2020


Today the Cafeteria has a fabulous beef dip, quinoa salad and Schechuan Beef stir fry on the menu ... Be sure to check it out! Best food in Saanichton!

Reminder to All Grade 9 Indigenous students have a luncheon today in the Learning Commons. Please bring your mask and be ready to sit with people in your cohort.

Indigenous Leadership 9-12 will be happening on Thursday at 11:30 in the Learning Commons. Bring your mask and a lunch.

SCHOOL BUS CARDS:  New school bus cards have arrived ... please drop by the office to pick up yours!            

SCHOOL FORMS – Reminder to please return all of your school forms and fee payments ASAP. If paying with a cheque, please make it out to "SD#63".

STUDENT PARKING: All students who are parking in the student parking lot need to be registered.  Registration forms are available in the main office.

HOMEWORK HELP is available every morning from 7:15am in room 156.


CANADIAN UNIVERSITIES EVENT (CUE)  - Sept 28-Oct 8th        Connecting students to the finest post-secondary opportunities across Canada! Virtual events start September 28 thru October 8th.  Students must register for live events and login for the CUE virtual events at     Students will be able to register and login for the CUE virtual events on the day that suits their schedule.  Each attending CUE institution will be hosting online sessions during the times listed below, and we encourage students to explore these virtual booths.


ALERT FIRST AID with CPR”C”& AED - Sat, Oct 24, 2020 - 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 8-hour course trains people how to react & improvise during time priority, life threatening emergencies. This course covers initial assessment, disease prevention, secondary survey, airway obstruction, adult/child/infant CPR, & the use of an Automated External Defibrillator. This course also includes recognition & first-aid treatment for head & spine injuries, shock, bleeds, anaphylactic shock, heart attacks & strokes. Participants spend the majority of the course doing hands on first-aid training. By practicing with scenarios students gain confidence & learn to react & improvise in emergency situations. This course meets Adult & Child Licensing Guidelines. Register now! Email YEP @ or call 250-507-5680

TEAC 105 COURSE AT CAMOSUN - EXPLORATIONS IN TECHNOLOGY - You can now register for the FEBRUARY session. Program runs Fridays, 3-6 pm - February 5 - May 8, 2020.  Deadline for Registration Tuesday, September 29th, 2020. This dual-credit course provides current high school students with an introduction to careers and basic skills in Computer Science, Electronic and Computer Engineering Technology, Civil Engineering Technology, and Mechanical Engineering Technology. Students will complete a hands-on project in each of the 4 areas as they explore potential career and post-secondary options within the 4 technology areas. Students will earn 4 grade 12 credits. See the Career Centre for more information 


VOLUNTEER VICTORIA YOUTH 20/20 - This program offers priceless opportunities for youth members to build self esteem, leadership and communication skills.  The goal is to help youth succeed at volunteering and to provide the tools and support they need as they explore their volunteering options. See the Poster on the Career Centre Job Board for more information. For more information or to get involved you can also email Emily at or Brock at  or call 250-386-2269 or reach out on Facebook ‘EmilyVolunteerVictoria’. 

CANUCKS AUTISM NETWORK provides year-round sports and recreation programs for individuals with autism.  Their volunteers work in a fun and fast-paced sports and recreation environment offering high levels of support to their participants (most programs offer 1-1 support). Volunteers do not need any prior experience to be part of their programs – a training session as well as hands-on training during the program will be provided.  A number of different sports, social, recreation, and other programs are run in Victoria. Programs take place on weekday evenings and weekends and last for one to three hours, depending on the selected program. Volunteers would be asked to support a program, once per week, for one season. Alternatively, volunteers can join substitute lists to step in and lend a hand when needed! Students interested in volunteering can visit or send an email to with any questions.  Please note that volunteers must be 16 years or older.

GRAD 2021

GRAD 2021 BOTTLE DRIVE is this SATURDAY from 9am-12pm. Please remind your parents to bring their bottles, cans & other beverage returnables to Stelly’s this Saturday to support the Grad Class of 2021!


INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS are asked to attend a meeting on Thursday, September 24, at lunch time in the Small Gym. Lunch will be provided. Please remember to wear a mask!