The Daily Buzz

February 17th, 2021

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February 17th, 2021
by Bettina Perron - Wednesday, 17 February 2021, 11:12 AM


February 17th, 2021


Today the CAFETERIA has the choice of Bacon Lettuce Tomato Wrap, Mediterranean Quinoa Salad, Philly Cheese Steak Panini, Meatballs & Penne Pasta in a Tomato Rose sauce, Curry Coconut Chicken Thigh on Rice or Pizza.  Come on down and check it out!

Hey Stingers ... Pink Shirt Day is happening next Wednesday, February 24th – this day is celebrated annually around the globe. Pink Shirt Day began in Canada in 2007 when two students who took a stand against bullying after a 10-year-old was harassed and threatened for wearing pink.  We have some Awesome Looking Pink Shirts for sale in the main office ... only $10 each … come check them out! 

Did you know that Fredericton-born Willie O'Ree was the first black player in the National Hockey League.  O'Ree made his debut with the Boston Bruins in the 1957-58 season. O'Ree later played in the Western Hockey League before retiring in 1979.  Come to the Learning Commons to learn more about Black history.

STELLY'S 2021-2022 COURSE SELECTION FORMS - Available Monday, Feb. 22nd - Course selection forms for our current Stelly's students will be handed out on Monday, February 22nd.  Course selection forms and Registration Packages will be posted on the Stelly's website on the same day for new applicants to Stelly's.

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 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.


STELLY’S BOOK CLUB MEMBERS …, our books have arrived!  We will meet this Friday at lunch in the Learning Commons.


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 this 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

QUADRANT MARINE SERVICE VIRTUAL CAREER FAIR @ the Vancouver International Boat Show - Feb 24th, 25th & 26th from 11am to 7pm and February 27 9am to 5pm     Marine Service Careers cover every trade…on a boat!  Ready for your dream career? Quadrant Marine Institute is hosting a career fair to connect you with a wide range of companies in the marine industry. Offering variety, stability, good salaries and never-ending learning opportunities, a career in marine service might just be what you’re looking for. Visit Quadrant’s virtual booth to find career postings, connect with employers and find out how to build your career in this vibrant and diverse industry!  Register @    Careers in Marine Service video:

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


SWEENIE MOVING & STORAGE SOLUTIONS - is a family owned a moving company in Saanichton and are looking for spring break/summer employees, with opportunities to continue into the fall with anyone looking for a career in the industry.  $18.00 hour - Monday-Saturday usually with a 8:00 am start, hours may vary.  To apply send your resume to

WORK 4 (YOU)TH VIRTUAL EMPLOYMENT FAIR - Wednesday, March 10th from 11:00 am-12:30 pm.  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 

GRAD 2021

SCHOLARSHIP MEETING is happening today at lunch in the Learning Commons. Please wear your mask!

CAPSTONE PRESENTATIONS:  Reminder to Grade 12's... The Capstone presentation Schedule is now posted in the Career Centre, the Grad Board and on the bulletin board outside Ms. Lizama's room or on Google classroom. The Capstone presentation date is TOMORROW ... so be prepared!


VIRTUAL GRADE 8 PARENT NIGHT IS TONIGHT - Hosted by Stelly's Admin @ 7PM tonight, this virtual Open House for incoming grade 8 parents will provide an overview of course offerings & an opportunity for Q&A. While the information will be tailored to grade 8 parents, information may be helpful for parents of incoming students in older grades too.