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December`17th, 2020

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December`17th, 2020
by Bettina Perron - Thursday, 17 December 2020, 11:46 AM


December 17th, 2020


Today the CAFETERIA has the choice of a Chicken Caesar salad, Crispy chicken & Cheese burger, chicken baked pasta, Winter Alfredo baked veggie pasta or Beef fried rice. And … Don’t forget to “THANK” the amazing cafeteria staff, Nicole & Jamie and their students who are always working hard to serve us something yummy every day!  

Reminder that the cafeteria will be closed on Friday so it is Pizza Day! Pizza will be sold out of the cafeteria and is $2.50 a slice ... cash only please!
Come on down and check it out! 

STINGER”S … DON’T FORGET ABOUT BREAKFAST TOMORROW MORNING …It’s our Stelly's Annual Christmas Breakfast for our fabulous Stelly's students tomorrow morning from 7:15am through until 8:30am. The staff will be flipping pancakes, sizzling sausage & makin bacon for our students! It will be happening in the main foyer and all students are welcome! We hope to see you with your festive gear on ! 

Grads ...If you didn't pick up your Grad Clothing yesterday, go to Ms. Dildy's room, 165, at lunch today!

Hey Stingers, come to the Learning Commons this week, sign out a book to read over the break and get a candy cane.


CENTRAL SAANICH LITTLE LEAGUE - Upcoming registration for 2021 Baseball Season:

In person: Centennial Park Clubhouse - Jan 28 & Feb 4 @ 6-8pm or Jan 30, 31, Feb 6,7 @ 1-4pm

Online: For more information or to register by mail or online, visit our website: or email   All skills welcome, including competitive tournament Teams.


Fast Forward in STEM - This STEM webinar series introduces women in post-secondary in career opportunities in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math.  Featuring inspiring speakers, the free webinars are open to students, educators, and parents. One-hour webinars take place on January 9th & 14th, 2021 with Speakers from industry and academia will share success stories, information, and resources about careers in STEM.  For more information and to register visit 

UVIC Virtual Parents Night - Thursday, January 14, 2021, 6:00PM  Parent Nights will provide parents & guardians  with the opportunity to learn more about UVic. Attendees will enjoy a presentation by the amazing Dr. Lisa Surridge, Associate Dean of the Faculty of Humanities, with some helpful tips on being successful in post-secondary studies. The focus of the talk is helping parents (and students) navigate the transition from high school to university.  Events are scheduled in Pacific Time. Registration closes two hours before an event. Register:

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.


JAXCON CONTRACTING is looking for labourers who are interested in a career in Carpentry; they will teach and train you with the potential for an apprenticeship!!  Starting at $16.00 hour.  The job is Monday-Friday, (with some Saturday’s) with the new school schedules, are you off in the afternoons?  They can pick you up from school, if need be.  Contact Jackson Fletcher @ 250-516-9442 or Lisa @ 250-507-2656.  Email your resume to

SANNICH PENINSULA HOSPITAL has several Job Opportunities Available NOW:  Housekeeper - Casual - Varying shifts to be determined.  Temporary Cleaners - $17.10 hr. + Appropriate Shift Premiums - Full time/Part time - Shifts 8 am-4 pm; 1 pm-9 pm; 11 am-7 pm; 3 pm-11 pm;  7 am- 3 pm.  Food Service Worker - Part-time/Casual-Weekends/Evenings - Varying shifts - including weekends, 12 hour shifts between 7:30 am-7:30 pm.   All start dates are ASAP, $17.10 hour.  Visit the Saanich Career Education webpage to see the complete Job Descriptions   Send your Resume to in the subject line put - Saanich Peninsula Hospital

GRAD 2021

The next Parent Dry Grad Committee Bottle Drive will happen in the New Year on January 9th from 10am-2pm at Stelly's School.  We need volunteers!  Parents and Grads, please try to show up if at least for an hour - this bottle drive is HUGE and is contributing lots to the year end event being planned out by all the parents.  We hope everyone will be saving their empty returnables over the holidays to drop-off on January 9th as well!  You can also drop your bottles off anytime throughout the year at one of the three Bottle Depots in Victoria (Glanford, Quadra and Queens) and ask for the funds to be added to the Stelly's Parent Grad Account. Thank You for your continued support!!

GRAD PORTRAIT RETAKES - January 20th - 22nd, 2021  - If you missed out on getting your grad portraits taken or if you were unhappy with your portraits,  the Lifetouch portable studio will be returning to Stelly's for a few days on January 20th thru 22nd, 2021. You are now able to book an appointment by going on the Grad Portrait website:   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).