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November 17th, 2020

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November 17th, 2020
by Bettina Perron - Tuesday, 17 November 2020, 2:22 PM


November 17th, 2020


Today the CAFETERIA has the choice of Turkey, Roast peppers & Mozza flatbread, Toonie wrap, Black & Blue Chicken Salad, Beef Chow Mein & Baked Cheese Tortellini. Come on down and check it out!

REMINDER TO ALL STUDENTS LOOKING TO MAKE TIMETABLE CHANGES for Q2? Make a counselling appt and fill out an orange course change request form and bring it to your appointment.  Course change forms can be found in the counselling office, and all requests must be made by Wednesday, November 18 at the latest !

GRADE 9 IMMUNIZATION consent packages are past due! Please hand in to the main office!

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

PLEASE REMEMBER TO RETURN YOUR TEXTBOOKS to the bin located outside of the Learning Commons.

Reminder that we are still collecting toiletries to donate to "Women in Need" as part of a Capstone 12 Project. "Women in Need" is a charity in Victoria that has programs that help women in our community. If you can donate items, please drop off in Ms. Lizama's room (150). Everything and anything is appreciated. 

Don’t forget that there is MORNING HOMEWORK HELP every morning from 7:15 am in room 156 and AFTER SCHOOL HOMEWORK HELP is every Monday through Thursday in the Learning Commons until 4pm


ANY GIRLS GRADE 11 or 12 interested in practicing basketball this year, please come to a meeting Wednesday at lunch in the large gym.


UVIC VIRTUAL PARENTS NIGHT - Sunday, November 22, 5:00PM    Parent nights are for parents and guardians of high school students, but your students are welcome to join you! In these online events, we'll answer your questions about admission requirements, scholarships and upcoming application deadlines, and offer advice on helping your children successfully transition to life in university.  Events are scheduled in Pacific Time. Registration closes two hours before an event.  Register: 

SHEBIZ 2020 VIRTUAL EVENT - Wed. Nov. 25th - 9:30 am to 12:30 pm     SheBiz is half day virtual event for students in grade 9 - 12.  Offering students a view into the rewarding fields of business, science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). Please sign up in the Career Centre AND register online at:     To see the Information Package, visit the Saanich Career Education under “Events, Info Session and more” 

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.


LANDMARK DENTAL CENTRE (#213 - 2506 Beacon Ave, Sidney, BC) - Is now hiring an Office Concierge for Friday’s from 7:45 am to close (no later than 3:30) $14.60 hr.  Duties include having patients follow all Covid-19 protocols: using hand sanitizer, taking patients temperature (no touching involved), going through a pre-screening questionnaire regarding travel and symptoms with patients, having patients fill out a health history update and Covid-19 acknowledgement form, sanitizing work stations between patients, and sanitizing reception area and, filing and pulling charts. Email your resume to  

GRAD 2021

DRY GRAD CELEBRATION PARENT COMMITTEE is having another meeting on Thursday, Nov 19th from 6:30-7:30.  

They will meet to discuss the following - times noted to keep the meeting on schedule and to one hour: - Roles/Positions - 10 mins (6:40) - Auction - 10 mins (6:50) - Fairgrounds venue (Madeleine Gauthier) - 5 mins (6:55) - Pampered Chef Fundraiser (Melissa Camelon) - 5 mins (7:00) - Burger and Beer night (Nancy Whalley, Lisa Banfield) - 5 mins (7:05) - Gift Card Fundraiser (Marti Redman) - 5 mins (7:10) - Other Do you have time to volunteer with this committee to help our 2021 grads have a successful well-deserved celebration? Then join in on Thursday via this link:  

The next GRAD 2021 BOTTLE DRIVE is on SATURDAY, November 28th 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!