The Daily Buzz

February 10th, 2021

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February 10th, 2021
by Bettina Perron - Wednesday, 10 February 2021, 12:21 PM


February 10th, 2021


Today the CAFETERIA has the choice of Mediterranean Flat bread, Bacon Lettuce Tomato wrap, Greek Quinoa Salad, Potato Cheddar Perogies, Fettuccini Chicken Alfredo, Artisan Pizza or BBQ Pork and Veggies on Rice.  Come on down and check it out!

February is Black History Month and the theme for 2021 is "The Future is Now." Come to the Learning Commons and check out books on the many contributions and transformative works that Black people have made.

Reminder to Grade 12's... The Capstone presentation Schedule is now posted in the Career Centre and on the bulletin board outside Ms. Lizama's room or on Google classroom. 

REPORT CARDS: If you didn't pick up your Report Card Last week, drop by the main office.

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: Today at lunch is the Last day Leadership students will be selling Valentine's Candy Grams in the Main Foyer. Candy Grams are 50 cents each or 3 for $1.00. Candy Grams will be handed out on Tomorrow.

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.


JR GIRLS VOLLEYBALL: Any Jr Girls who played Volleyball this year ... Please come to the Gym at lunch on Thursday. We are taking a team picture for the yearbook. So come on down wearing your Volleyball gear! 


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. 

VANCOUVER ISLAND UNIVERSITY has an upcoming info session on the evening of February 23rd, 2021 at 7:00 pm for people who might be interested in a career in IT or Computer Sciences.  Join us at our (Zoom) information session to find out more about the Computer Science and Information Technology diploma and degree programs offered at Vancouver Island University. For more information and registration:

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

#DreamBigGreaterVictoria  -  February 24 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm    Get ready to explore new career pathways with the Build a Dream #DreamBig Career Discovery Expo. Join us from the comfort of your own home, and tune in virtually!  Young women in grades 7-12, and their parents/guardians are invited to learn more about careers in skilled trades, science, technology, engineering, math, emergency services, and entrepreneurship. Register @

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 in Sidney.  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


WORK 4 (YOU)TH VIRTUAL EMPLOYMENT FAIR - Wednesday, March 10th 11:00 am-12:30 Victoria’s Employers are Hiring Now!  Are you between the ages of 16 and 30? Are you not making enough $? Register today to learn how our partnering companies want you! You’ll also learn how WorkBC makes it easier to find employment and how our Wage Subsidy Program can get you the job. 90 minutes of your time to get you your next job and $$ door prizes!  Register for FREE 

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

Reminder to Grade 12's... The Capstone presentation Schedule is now posted in the Career Centre and on the bulletin board outside Ms. Lizama's room or on Google classroom. 

PARENT FUNDRAISER for STELLY'S STUDENT'S DRY AFTER GRAD 2021 is on now! Bring your broken bracelets, chains, earrings, or any other gold items to the school office up until March 12th.  Clean out those jewelry boxes and drawers Help support the 2021 Dry After Grad!