The Daily Buzz

November 2nd, 2020

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November 2nd, 2020
by Bettina Perron - Monday, 2 November 2020, 10:27 AM

November 2nd, 2020


Today the CAFETERIA has the choice of BLTC Wrap, Baked Turkey, peppers & Brie Ciabatta, Chicken Caesar Salad, Beef & Cheese stuffed Peppers, Mac & Cheese and a Szechuan pork rice bowl.  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!

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

Do you want a chance to win a thousand dollars?  Enter the Remembrance Day literary and poster contest.  The deadline is November 15.  For more details, please see your English teacher or Ms. Pacheco McKinnon in the Learning Commons.


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!  Please see Ms. Hackman in the Career Centre for more information.

POST SECONDARY VIRTUAL CAREER FAIR - Friday, November 6th   10:00 AM - 4:00 PM   This will be a great opportunity for Indigenous learners to explore the various colleges and universities across the province, as well as other Indigenous organizations. This year virtual recruitment will be hosted through Easy Virtual Fair.  See the Poster on the Career Centre Info Board for more information.

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POST SECONDARY BC (PSBC) Virtual Events: Nov 16-17  -    PSBC is hosting virtual events for Victoria students on November 16 (2-6pm) and November 17 (3-7pm). Students need to register online: to access the PSBC Virtual Event platform, called Easy Virtual Fair. On Nov. 16 and 17, special presentations and events are scheduled, but as soon as students register, they will have access to the platform and website, where they can explore the different booths to see videos, viewbooks, etc. about all BC Post Secondary institutions! For more info, see Mrs. Watson or visit     or visit:

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.

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:

UBC’s FACULTY OF MEDICINE is launching a new Medical Student Outreach Ambassador Program.  Come to a presentation in the Career Centre on Tuesday, November 17th from 11:30-12:30.  Please sign up beforehand in the Career Centre!  To view brochure, student videos and get more information: UBC MD Ambassador Outreach Program.


OLD NAVY  ... Is hiring and is having a virtual job tour and info session for those interested in applying. and working for them. To register, just click on the link below:

GRAD 2021

GRADS … the Lifetouch portable portrait studio is now at Stelly’s just outside the Art room. Make sure you book your appt today as spots are almost full!

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.


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: