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March 2nd, 2021

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March 2nd, 2021
by Bettina Perron - Tuesday, 2 March 2021, 12:04 PM


March 2nd, 2021


Today the CAFETERIA has the choice of Lemon Chicken Flatbread with Spinach & Brie, Toonie Wrap, Southwest Quinoa Salad, Hummus & Pita, Mini Turkey Dinner, Meat Tortellini in Pesto Coconut Sauce, Red Lentil Dhal on Basmati Rice or Jalapeno & Cheddar soup.  Come on down and check it out!

2021-22 COURSE SELECTION FORMS for Stelly's students are due TODAY!  Please hand into the Career Centre. 

PARENT TEACHER INTERVIEWS for QUARTER 3 are happening this THURSDAY, March 4th from 5:15 to 7:30 pm.  We will be conducting all interviews either by phone, by email, or by a Microsoft Teams (Teams) remote video connection. To sign up check out the Parent Teacher Interviews Button on our website.  March 4th will also be an early dismissal day for students at 2:05pm.

STELLY’S HAS A FEW NEW ADDITIONS TO THEIR CLOTHING LINE ... Check out the New Stelly's hoodies, shirts, and sweats! There is a link on the website to check out the new additions! 

OVERDUE BOOKS:  Did you know that there are over 132 overdue textbooks still out?  Please return your textbooks ASAP or see Ms. Kedves or Ms. Pacheco-McKinnon in the Learning Commons! 

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.


JR BOYS’ BASKETBALL PRACTICE is cancelled on Thursday due to Parent Teacher interviews. See Mr. Gordon if you have any questions!


GSA MEETING scheduled for today has been cancelled.

WANT TO TRY KAYAKING OR PADDLE BOARDING?  Stelly's Paddling Club is starting up again in March. Come to a meeting TODAY at lunch in Rm 148 or talk to Ms. Matheson for more information.

SUSTAINABLE GARDENING 11 CLUB - Would you like to save the planet, eat tastier foods and connect with your inner superpowers? Would you like to grow all the delicious fresh food that you would need in your own backyard? Then the Stellys Sustainable Gardening 11 class is a course you should take. You will get opportunities to learn about the underground urban and backyard gardening movements, grow, preserve and prepare delicious fresh food, and leave the class with whole new set of ideas and useful skills.  Interested? Please attend the information session today at lunch. Room 164. Mr. Siebert


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 

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

DO YOU SHOP AT THRIFTY'S OR FAIRWAYS? You are half-way there to helping the Dry After Grad Parent Committee! We have Thrifty's "Smile Cards" and Fairway's Cards that you simply load with money, then use to shop at the store - the Dry Grad Committee gets 5% of money loaded onto the cards!  These cards can be given to neighbours, family, friends, grandparents, aunts, uncles who shop at these stores.  Need a card?  Email Michele @!

PAMPERED CHEF FUNDRAISER:  Help support the Dry After Grad Parent Committee! Our Pampered Chef Fundraiser runs until April 12th, 2021! You can share this link, place orders via this link and be completely online -    Or, a minimal amount of forms and catalogues will be available in the School office which you can pick up, and email your order to Melissa Camelon @ who is coordinating this fundraiser. Thanks for your support!!

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!