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October 8th, 2020

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October 8th, 2020
by Bettina Perron - Thursday, 8 October 2020, 10:35 AM

October 8th, 2020


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 today so we have an early Dismissal today at 2:05pm.

SCHOOL BUS CARDS: Drop by the office if you haven't gotten your school bus card yet!


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! 


US College Expo – Oct 13th 2pm – 3pm   Are you considering your US options for college or university? Wondering about the critical timelines, admission process and what type of scholarships exist? Unsure of what US colleges/universities would be the best fit for you and the future you want to create for yourself? Not sure where to start?   Presenters from Prepskills and US College Expo Canada are hosting the ONLINE School Tours event on October 13th from 2-3pm.  You will be able to meet a variety of different US Colleges and Universities, chat with admissions representatives and ask those questions, download information about the different colleges/universities and get more information to help you find your future.  STUDENTS REGISTER HERE: Pre-Registration is required- ONLY ONE REGISTRATION PER STUDENT NEEDED.  You will receive login/access information to the event so that at the time of our schools ONLINE School Tour event you can log on and participate fully.  

PARENTS AS EDUCATION & CAREER COACHES - Monday Nov. 9th from 7:00-8:30 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:


GREATER VICTORIA GREEN TEAM -  Please join us on Saturday, October 17th at Nymph Point Park for an invasive plant removal volunteer day! 2 sessions to choose from: AM session (9:45-11:30) PM session (12-1:45)  See the Saanich Career Education website for all information and to register  Joining the Green Team is a great way to meet other people in your community, learn new things, help improve natural areas, gain volunteer hours and get active outdoors, having a great time! We are following careful COVID-19 health policies and procedures to keep everyone safe!

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 (Saanichton)) 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).


PENNINSULA YOUTH CLINIC  -  Peninsula Youth Clinic is operating through Telehealth on Thursday evenings 5:30 - 7:30pm Appointments with doctors or mental health workers are conducted by phone or video. Services are completely free and confidential in their judgement free zone for any medical concerns, to get prescriptions, or to speak with a counsellor. To make an appointment, call 250-656-4143.