The Daily Buzz

October 7th, 2020

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October 7th, 2020
by Bettina Perron - Wednesday, 7 October 2020, 10:15 AM

October 7th, 2020


Today the Cafeteria has the choice of a Chicken and Mozza Baguette, Buffalo Chicken Wrap, Pizza or Sweet & Sour Chicken on Udon Noodles.  Come on down and check it out!

Reminder to GRAD PARENTS that TONIGHT there is a Virtual Grad Parent Info Session from 6:30-8pm. Please go to the Stelly's website and at the top is a button to join the meeting!

EARLY DISMISSAL Thursday Oct. 8  - A reminder to students and parents that TOMORROW (Thursday) is an early dismissal (one hour early), so that staff can prepare for parent-teacher interviews in the evening. The class schedule will be:    

               Block 1 - 8:30am - 11:00 am 

               Lunch   - 11:00am - 11:45am

               Block 2 - 11:45am - 2:05pm

Hey Stelly’s .. There are still 2 coins out there for the Scavenger Hunt!  If you find one?  Head to the office to trade in the coin for a cafeteria lunch card!

VIRTUAL PARENT TEACHER INTERVIEWS are tomorrow ... Remind your parents to go to the Stelly's website and at the top is a button to book Parent Teacher interviews for Thursday. Early Dismissal at 2:05pm on Thursday.


Are you interested in learning more about diplomacy, international relations, and the United Nations? Come check out the Model UN club for a meeting at lunch this Friday in room 70. Everyone is welcome! 

Interested in learning how to design and build your own App? Want to learn and compete with other students? See Mr. McDonald about "The Game of APPS"!


PARENTS AS EDUCATION & CAREER COACHES - Monday November 9th from 7-8:30 pm

An interactive workshop (virtual ZOOM session) designed to support parents in guiding their student in making informed decisions about their education and career choices after high school. Registration is required! What you can expect to learn:

*Overview of all the resources available on

*Discover the different pathways available for students

*Discover supports available at post-secondary institutions

*Tips on scholarships and financial aid

*Q & A - Time for questions! Your questions will be answered in real-time during this virtual session

To register:


ALL GIRLS VIRTUAL STEM EVENT -  All-Girls Events are an exciting opportunity for girls across BC to explore how they can use their creativity  to help the world. Girls will learn about engineering design and will enjoy fun, hands-on activities led by current university students and meet inspiring mentors.  All events are free of cost.  See the poster on Career Centre Info Board or the web page for dates, times, details, theme, grade level.  All events in the 2020/21 school year will be offered virtually – you will need a device (laptop or desktop computer) at home in order to participate.  Register at:   

UBC ENGINEERING & ARCHITECTURE OPEN HOUSE - Saturday, November 7, 2020.  Connect with professors, staff, and students to explore everything UBC Engineering and the School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture has to offer. This event will be held virtually this year, you will still get to see inside labs, learn about programs, go on virtual tours, and talk to advisors, professors, and current students about all your options. For more information and to RSVP:


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.


YOUTH AT THE BOOTH ELECTION WORKERS - Interested in working as an election official on Saturday, October 24th.  Participants can earn at least $350 for attending training and working a full day.  Youth at the Booth is Elections BC’s program to hire high school students as election officials in the 2020 Provincial General Election.   Applicants must be between 15 and 19 years old, legally entitled to work in Canada,  have a valid SIN and their parent or guardian’s approval to apply.  See the Elections BC webpage    for all information including how to apply!

GRAD 2021

GRAD PORTRAITS: November 2nd - 13th    Grads, it is time to book your grad photos. Lifetouch is bringing their portable photo studio to Stelly's for a limited time: Monday, November 2nd through November 13th, 2020. To book your appointment, please go to the Lifetouch Grad Portrait website:    Enter your province (BC), your city (Victoria) and your school (Stelly's) to log in and book your appointment. Don't put this off until later, or all of the appointments will be booked up and you will run out of time. Sitting fee of $25 is due at the time of your appointment (but if you know you are not purchasing photos, no sitting fee is required, but we DO need you to have a photo taken for the yearbook).