The Daily Buzz

November 19th, 2020

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November 19th, 2020
by Bettina Perron - Thursday, 19 November 2020, 11:26 AM


November 19th, 2020


Happy Friday Everyone! Tomorrow is a Pro-D day so school is NOT is session!

Today the CAFETERIA has the choice of Stingers wrap with Honey Mustard, Baked Italian Panini with Swiss cheese, Caesar Salad, Beef Broccoli & Peppers on Rice Noodles with a spicy Peanut sauce, Baked Chicken fettuccini with spinach in cream sauce or Coconut Thai veggie rice. Come on down and check it out!

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

GRADS ... Reminder that Grad Diploma Verification forms are now past due! Forms are available in the Career Centre. This must be done to Graduate!

The Moosehide planning group for Indigenous Leadership is meeting at lunch in the Dining Room. Bring a mask and your lunch.

Don’t Forget extra Homework help is available 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.


GARDEN CLUB: Composting Workshop is happening in Room 164 at lunch today(Mr. Siebert's Room)



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.


HighTechU 2020-21 Internship - Application deadline is Wed, Nov 25   - HighTechU is hiring a number of High-School Software Development Interns part-time starting at the end of November until the end of February 2021. These positions will be virtual and will work directly for HighTechU, building out a selection of the projects created during the Academy for release as free and open source (FOSS) applications:   Applicants must be currently registered in a BC high-school and must be over the age of 15 to be eligible (see job description for details).  More details on the application process and the job description can be found at: 

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!


PENNINSULA 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.