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October 27th, 2020

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October 27th, 2020
by Bettina Perron - Tuesday, 27 October 2020, 11:19 AM

October 27th, 2020


Today the CAFETERIA has the choice of Baked Turkey & Cheese Panini, Tonie Wrap, California Sushi Rolls, Chicken & Yam Curry on rice, Cheese Tortellini or Teriyaki Beef & Broccoli on Udon Noodles. Come on down and check it out!

 REMINDER TO ALL STUDENTS LOOKING TO MAKE TIMETABLE CHANGES for Quarter 2, please see a counsellor as soon as possible.  The deadline for Q2 course changes is Nov 18th!


Hey Stingers! Halloween is coming up and we want to see you in a costume this Friday! There will be a photo booth at the front of the school so you can be entered in the Stelly's Costume Contest. There will be prizes for the top 3 student costumes and top teacher costume. Hope to see you there!

GENDER SEXUALITY ALLIANCE group is starting up again and will meet on Tuesday in Room 113 at lunch. All those interested in being involved … Come check it out! Bring your lunch and wear a mask!

BREAKFAST CLUB started up again today and will be happening tomorrow too! Bagels and juice will be $.25. It's a great, cheap and easy way to start your day!  Come join the fun!

ARE YOU INTERESTED IN IMPROVING YOUR PROBLEM SOLVING, CRITICAL THINKING AND MATH ABILITITIES?  Writing a University of Waterloo Math Contest is a great way to develop these valuable skills. Contests are open to all gr 9-12 students and are written throughout the year.  Full information is available on the board outside room 169.  You MUST see Mrs. Hilton by Thursday Oct 29th to register for the November contests.  Next opportunity is in February. 

THE ROYAL CANADIAN LEGION, in partnership with schools across the country and with The Legion National Foundation, promote remembrance and support youth education through the annual poster and literary contests. Students in Grades 9 through 12 are invited to submit their creative works, with a focus on Remembrance.   For more details, please see your English teacher or Ms. Pacheco McKinnon in the Learning Commons. The deadline for submissions is November 15, 2020.

MORNING HOMEWORK HELP is available every morning from 7:15am in room 156. AFTER SCHOOL HOMEWORK HELP is every Monday through Thursday in the Learning Commons until 4pm.  Come on and check it out!


DREAM IT BE IT Career Support for Girls. Free Event!  Workshops & Exhibits for those age 15-24 who self-identify as female. Take Charge of Your Future - Believe in Yourself - Find Your Way Forward  On Thursday, November 5, 2020  10:00 am – 2:30 pm - Coming to Stelly's!  See the Poster on the Career Centre Info Board for more information and all the workshops.  Please see Ms. Hackman in the Career Centre for more information.

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, and *Q & A - Time for questions! Your questions will be answered in real-time during this virtual session.  To  register:


TRADES EXPLORATION (TEx Program) - Want to learn more about what it is like to work as a carpenter, plumber, electrician, or welder?  There are limited seats available for next year’s Quarter 3 Trades Exploration Program, provided in partnership with Camosun College. Learn about each trade, fast track your future and earn up to 8 credits toward grad for completing 2 courses!  Please see Ms. Hackman in the Career Centre for more information.

SAANICH SKILLS TRAINING APPRENTICESHIP & CARPENTRY PROGRAM is a full 2nd semester immersion program where students learn the basics of constructing a wood frame structure from the bare ground to the rooftop. This program blends both theoretical knowledge and practical application of skills and concepts related to the trade. Successful students transition directly to Camosun College for further training as Level One Carpentry Apprentices. Please see Ms. Hackman in the Career Centre for more information.

GRAD 2021

GRAD POINSETTIA ORDERS: Grads …  Do you want to decrease your Grad activity fees this year? Grab a Grad Poinsettia Order form from the Grad board in the main foyer. Forms are due back on Nov 15th.

GRAD PARENTS   The Dry grad parent committee is hosting a Zoom Meeting Call on October 28th @ 7pm to source out Volunteers to assist with this year's planning and fundraising events.  If you are interested in joining the call and volunteering, please email Michele @

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).


All International Students are asked to attend a Lunch Meeting on Wednesday, October 28th in the Dining Room. Lunch will be provided.