The Daily Buzz

February 4th, 2021

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February 4th, 2021
by Bettina Perron - Thursday, 4 February 2021, 11:03 AM


February 4th, 2021


Today the CAFETERIA has the choice of a Baked Clubhouse Sandwich, Black & Blue Chicken Salad, Chicken Strips & Fries, Cannelloni in Tomato Sauce with a biscuit, Korean Beef on Udon Noodles or Potato Leek Soup with a cheese biscuit.  Come on down and check it out!

REPORT CARDS: If you don’t have a Block 1 class stop by the main office to pick up your report card.

MASKS: Reminder that masks are required at all times when students and staff are in hallways and washrooms.  Everyone's cooperation is much appreciated.

STUDENT PARKING: Reminder to all students who are parking in the student parking lot... you need to be registered. Parking forms are available in the Main Office.

VALENTINE"S CANDY GRAMS: Starting tomorrow, February 5th, Leadership students will be selling Valentine's Candy Grams in the Main Foyer at Lunch. Candy Grams will be 50cents each or 3 for $1.00. Candy Grams will be sold until Wednesday, February 10th and handed out on Feb 11th.

STUDENT ABSENCE OR LATE:  If a student will be absent or late for class, we ask that parents/guardians either email or phone the Attendance Line 250-544-0300 to let the school know.  

JUST A REMINDER .... MORNING 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.


Indigenous Leadership Group #1 is meeting today in the Learning Commons at lunch. Please wear a mask!


ARE YOU INTERESTED IN BECOMING A DOCTOR?   Earn your MD on Vancouver Island at the University of Victoria.  Island Medical Program (IMP) delivers the UBC MD Undergraduate Program in partnership with the University of Victoria & Island Health is offering an online Open house on Thursday, February 18, 2021 from 6:30 pm. – 8:00 pm.  At this special virtual evening information session, students will learn about the IMP and UBC MD Undergraduate Program, our admissions process, what it takes to become a doctor, and what it’s like being in medical school.  A Q&A period will follow the presentation.  Everyone is welcome (including guardians, teachers, and counsellors, and admission is free.  Simply go to

GREENBRICKS CAREER EXPLORATION CONFERENCE - What do you want to do when you finish school?  Explore your options! Students are invited to experience new career opportunities at this FREE career conference held remotely on Saturday, February 20th, 2021 from 9:00am – 2:30pm. The day includes prizes and a chance to win a $500 scholarship!  You must be registered by February 16th, 2021 (or earlier as space is limited) to attend this conference.  Registration is limited to 150 students. 

CAMOSUN COLLEGE - CamWeek Virtual Info night replaces their annual on-campus Info Night this year. Happening on Feb. 23-25, 2021 @ 4-8 pm.  Learn about Admissions, services including Financial Aid and AwardsCentre for Accessible Learning, programs and areas of study from the comfort of your own home. Sessions are expected to last about 45 minutes. You can live chat with someone from Recruitment & Admissions at any time over the event to ask specific questions.  To receive updates on this event, just provide us with your email address

ALERT FIRST AID with CPR ”C” & AED - Online and in class - Friday, April 23, 2021 - 12:00 am to 4:00 pm in class @ SHOAL Centre 10030 Resthaven Drive.  Cost is $50.00 - Cash, cheque or credit card is accepted.  4 hours online and 4.5 hours in-class course trains people how to react and improvise during time priority and life-threatening emergencies.  The online component covers care for adults, children, and babies. The classroom component will focus on developing the participant’s skills. The instructor will know that participants have completed the online component, and won’t spend as much time on the background information that is covered here.  Participants must successfully complete both the online and the classroom components to be certified in Emergency First-Aid with CPR C .  For more details see the Career Centre Info Board or the Saanich Career Education website.  Register now! Email YEP @ or call 250-507-5680


PACIFICA PADDLE has one of the largest rental fleets on the West Coast and offer rentals of kayaks, canoes and paddle boards, as well as kayak and paddle board lessons and tours.    They are looking to hire in the following areas:  Repair & Maintenance: Hours are part-time, April-September, Dock Hand: Hours are part-time, April-September & Front Desk Clerk: Hours range from part-time to full time, May to October.  To see the full job descriptions, see the Saanich Career Education website:   Submit resume and cover letter online to E-J Frederiksen

FAIRWAYS is HIRING!!  They are looking to hire outgoing individuals to join their successful management teams in all stores.  They are looking for people to sanitize carts!!   and to fill positions the following departments: Grocery~Produce~Deli~Dairy~Meat~Bakery~ International (Asian)~Front End Staff~Asian Kitchen.  Print out an application and return it in person with your resume to one of their ten store locations.

WEED MAN LAWN CARE - is looking to hiring junior marketer positions for part-time work, shift is 4 pm to 7 pm.  They are also hiring full time lawn care technicians for the upcoming 2021 season.  Shifts are Monday to Friday, $16.00 hour.  To apply email your resume to Josh Froese at:  (2075 Henry Avenue W. #27  Sidney, BC)

GRAD 2021

MEETING TONIGHT AT 8:30pm ... PARENT DRY AFTER GRAD COMMITTEE MEETING TONIGHT, FEB 4TH @ 8:30pm via TEAMS.  Microsoft Teams meeting ...  Join on your computer or mobile app  Click here to join the meeting  Or call in (audio only)  +1 778-401-6289,,82271070#   Canada, Victoria    Phone Conference ID: 822 710 70#    Find a local number | Reset PIN  Learn More | Meeting options     Please contact Michelle Wake at for more information.


INTERNATIONAL LUNCHEON: All International Students are asked to attend a lunch TODAY in the Large Gym. Lunch will be provided! Please wear your mask! 


CENTRAL SAANICH LITTLE LEAGUE - Upcoming registration for 2021 Baseball Season:  In person: Centennial Park Clubhouse - Feb 4th @ 6-8pm or Feb 6th or 7th @ 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.

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.