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February 23rd, 2021

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February 23rd, 2021
by Bettina Perron - Tuesday, 23 February 2021, 12:10 PM


February 23rd, 2021


Today the CAFETERIA has the choice of a Toonie wrap, Roasted chicken bacon cheese sandwich on Focaccia Bread, Caesar salad, chicken or Veggie quesadilla, Baked Cavatappi pasta with sausage & tomato sauce or Mexican Tortilla soup.  Come on down and check it out!

It's Stelly's "Bee Kind" spirit week! Today's theme is "Jersey Day". Wear your favourite sports team Jersey and remember Bee Kind, Bee Calm and Bee Safe! Go Stingers!

Pink Shirt Day is happening tomorrow – 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 Pink Shirts for sale in the main office ... only $10 each come check them out! 

2021-22 COURSE SELECTOIN FORMS for our current Stelly's students were handed out yesterday morning in Block one. Course Selection forms are to be submitted in to the Career centre by March 2nd.  Don't delay, do it today!

BUBBLE TEA FUNDRAISER: This Thursday, Feb 25th, Victoria Youth for Change is hosting a Bubble Tea Fundraiser after school! Drinks are $6 each and can be ordered on the Stelly's website or through the grade specific google classroom. 100% of proceeds will be going towards Female Education programs in Ghana! 

OVERDUE BOOKS:  Did you know that there are over 300 overdue textbooks still out?  Please return your textbooks ASAP or see Ms. Kedves or Ms. Pachenko-McKinnon in the Learning Commons! 

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.


VANCOUVER ISLAND UNIVERSITY has an Info session this evening at 7:00 pm for people who might be interested in a career in IT or Computer Sciences.  Join them on their 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  Virtual Info Night starts tonight and runs until Thursday night from 4pm thru 8pm. Learn about AdmissionsFinancial Aid, Awards, 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

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:

#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


MATTICK'S FARM MINI GOLF is looking for a part-time Kiosk Attendant.  Start date would be March 2021 Spring Break (subject to weather conditions) $15.00 hour.  Applicants must be available to work weekends and evenings.  Cash handling and previous customer service experience is preferred.  Food Safe Level 1 Certificate is a requirement.  Email resume to 

SWEENIE MOVING & STORAGE SOLUTIONS - is a family owned local 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 an 8:00 am start, hours may vary.  To apply send your resume to

WORK 4 (YOU)TH VIRTUAL EMPLOYMENT FAIR - Wednesday, March 10th 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

PARENT FUNDRAISER for STELLY'S STUDENT'S DRY AFTER GRAD 2021 is on! 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! 

STELLY'S PARENT DRY GRAD 2021 MEETING is Thursday, February 25th at 7:30pm via TEAMS. Microsoft Teams meeting.  Join on your computer or mobile app Click here to join the meeting: Parent Committee After Grad Meeting     Or call in (audio only) +1 778-401-6289,,82271070#<tel:+17784016289,,82271070#> Canada,  Victoria Phone Conference ID: 822 710 70#    Any Questions, please call MIchele Wake at (250) 920-5230

PARENT DRY GRAD 2021 COMMITTEE BOTTLE DRIVE will happen on Saturday, February 27th from 9am-12pm 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 yearend event being planned out by all the parents. 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!!