The Daily Buzz

March 8th, 2021

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March 8th, 2021
by Bettina Perron - Monday, 8 March 2021, 11:57 AM


March 8th, 2021


TODAY THE CAFETERIA has the choice of a Baked Ham Cheese Ciabatta with Arugula & Onions, French Chicken Salad wrap, Black & Blue Chicken Salad. BBQ Beef & Broccoli on Udon Noodles, Mac & Cheese or Cream of Mushroom Soup with a biscuit.   Come on down and check it out!

Congratulations to the following students who had amazing performances in the Skills Canada Competition at Camosun College last week!  In Cabinetmaking Zach Grohovac won a Gold Medal & Tor Cameron won a Bronze Medal.  In Welding Dylan Elzinga won a Gold medal.  In Graphic Design Sophie Jackson won a Silver Medal and Owen Sandner won a Bronze Medal.  In Carpentry Niklas Peterson won a Bronze medal. We are so Proud of all of you! Well Done Stingers!

2021-22 COURSE SELECTION FORMS for Stelly's students were DUE LAST WEEK! If you haven't submitted yours yet do it as soon as possible to the Career Centre!

NUMERACY EXAM: Any students who are looking to re-write the numeracy or literacy exam in April, please sign up in the main office or see Mr. Braun. 

WATERLOO MATH CONTEST: Any students interested in writing a Waterloo Math contest in April....this is your last chance. Contests opportunities are: April 14th for Gr 9, 10, 11's and April 7th (Euclid contest) for Gr12's.  You must register with Mrs. Hilton in room 169 before Friday March 12th. 

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!

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.


UVIC VIRTUAL PARENT NIGHT - TUESDAY, MARCH 9TH from 6:30pm - 8:00pm  Grade 11 & 12 parents and students are invited to attend an informative virtual session that will address the transition from high school to university, in addition to information about UVic academic planning.  Presentations from Dr. Lisa Surridge, Humanities Associate Dean Academic and Dr. Susan Lewis, Acting Vice-Provost.  Q&A with both presenters.  Zoom -   Please RSVP to: Stephanie Parker,

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 FAIRWAYS?? You are half-way there to helping the Dry After Grad Parent Committee! We have 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?  Drop by the main office or 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!!

DRY AFTER GRAD PARENT COMMITTEE MEETING: Parents of grade 12 students are invited to the next Dry After Grad Parent Committee Meeting being held on Thursday. March 25th. Please contact Michele Wake at for more information.


INTERNATIONAL LUNCHEON: All International Students are asked to attend a Lunch Meeting on Thursday, March 11th in the Large Gym. Lunch will be provided. Wear your mask... See you all there!


STELLY'S PAC MEETING - The next virtual Stelly's PAC meeting – via Zoom – will be Tuesday, March 9th @ 7:00 pm. Please contact Dana Jensen at for more information.