THE DAILY BUZZ
February 11th, 2021
Today is National Moose Hide Campaign Day ...it is a grassroots movement of Indigenous and non-Indigenous men and boys who are standing up against violence towards women and children. Wearing this moose hide signifies your commitment to honour, respect, and protect the women and children in your life and to work together to end violence against women and children.
Today the CAFETERIA has the choice of Beef Dip with Mozza and Au Jus, Thai Noodle Chicken wrap, Greek Quinoa Salad, Won Ton soup, Chorizo sausage with Pesto cream sauce on baked pasta, Spaghetti & Meat sauce, Chicken Chow Mein or a Coconut Veggie Rice Bowl. Come on down and check it out!
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.
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.
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.
STUDENT ABSENCE OR LATE: If a student will be absent or late for class, we ask that parents/guardians either email firstname.lastname@example.org 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 today at lunch to have your team picture taken for the yearbook.
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 https://imp.med.ubc.ca/infosessionfeb2021/
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. https://greenbricks.ca/conference-registration/
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: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/computer-science-and-information-technology-programs-at-viu-tickets-138504134595
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 Awards, Centre 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 http://camosun.ca/news/press-releases/2021/feb/camweek-2021.html
#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 @ https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/dream-big-greater-victoria-tickets-124287700859
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 @ email@example.com 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 https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/2nd-annual-work4youth-hiring-event-tickets-140316551583
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!
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.
REMEMBER STINGERS ...
PRACTICE PHYSICAL DISTANCING - WASH YOUR HANDS - WEAR A MASK –
STAY WELL, AND KEEP OTHERS SAFE!
DON'T FORGET... BEE CALM, BEE KIND & BEE SAFE!
THAT'S IT FOR TODAY STELLY'S ... STAY GOLDEN AND MAROON!