The Daily Buzz

March 30th, 2021

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March 30th, 2021
by Bettina Perron - Tuesday, 30 March 2021, 12:15 PM


March 30th, 2021


TODAY THE CAFETERIA has the choice of a Hot Italian Panini, Toonie wrap, Clubhouse Salad, Thai Chicken & Coconut Curry Soup on Basmati with Naan bread, Spaghetti Bolognese with Focaccia bread or Cheese Tortellini in a tomato Cream Sauce.  Come on down and check it out!

The Literacy & Numeracy Exam results from January are now in ... you can check your results on your account with the Ministry of Education!

ATTN GRADE 12s WITH MUSICAL TALENT! It is a tradition at Stelly’s to incorporate musical performances into the Recognition Ceremony.  If you have a musical piece that is upbeat and celebration appropriate, then apply to audition. The online application will be on the Grad Google classroom today. Applications are due April 13th. Auditions take place April 14th and 16th. Talk to Mr. Ziegler if you have any questions and prepare to WOW the selection committee!

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 GARDEN CLUB: Students and staff interested in grafting their own apple tree, please meet in Room 164 today at lunch! Cost is $6.00 to get your own Apple Tree!


HIGH TECH U: “Teamwork will take you places you can't go by yourself.”   Develop professional skills and start building a professional portfolio, using technology and teamwork to solve real-world challenges.  Learn more and apply at:   Applications close April 30, 2021

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


Become A Volunteer to Support Pollinators Country Bee Honey Farm ...  This summer the Country Bee Honey Farm is planning to do some pretty amazing things at the farm, and to make it all happen they need your help.  Over the last two years they have been working on a new part of their farm called “The Field of Dreams”. Volunteer days will be on the weekends and can be anywhere from 2-4 hours long.  They do require volunteers to bring their own hand tools and gloves.  All the information and the sign-up sheet can be found here:  


YARDWORK & GARDENING JOB: Are you looking for part time work with flexible hours?  A Senior in Central Saanich needs help with yard work and gardening!!  $20.00-hour   Contact Mr. Lord at 250-652-4799

CAREER & POST SECONDARY EDUCATION WEBINAR EVENT: April 6th - 9th, 2021      Black Press Media is hosting a huge Career and Post-Secondary Education Event. They help match employers with potential employees and potential students with educational institutions.  Areas covered at the event will include: Hospitality, Nursing, Transportation, Accounting, Retail, Construction, Administration, Security, and many more!  For info and to register:

GRAD 2021

GRAD 2021 SPRING PLANT FUNDRAISER: Please support our Grads of 2021 by purchasing a beautiful plant or set of plants of your choice. $5 from each plant sold will go to offset costs of graduation activities for the Grade 12 students. Pick up your form from the Grad board in the main foyer. Deadline for orders is April 16th! Pick up is May 4th… just in time for Mother’s day! 


SCRAP METAL DRIVE:  The Dry After Grad Parents Committee is hosting a Scrap Metal Drive starting on April 23rd thru April 25th, 2021.  They will accept any scrap metal (except refrigerators). They will accept washers, dryers, lawn mowers, nails, window frames or even Old cars! All proceeds go to the After-Grad Celebration for the Stelly's Grads of 2021!  Drop off hours are: April 23rd   4pm-8pm, April 24th   9am-3pm, April 25th   9am-3pm.  Any questions, email Nancy at

GRAD GIFT CARD FUNDRAISER: The Dry After Grad Parent Committee is having another Gift Card fundraiser to raise money for the Grad class of 2021! Order forms are on the Grad board in the main foyer and the final day to submit your order form in the main office is April 23rd. Gift Cards will be delivered by April 30th.

DO YOU SHOP AT FAIRWAYS or Thrifty's?? You are half-way there to helping the Dry After Grad Parent Committee! We have Thrifty's & 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!!


ATTN STELLY'S PARENTS OF 2022 GRADS :  The Stelly's 2022 Parents After Grad Committee is looking for a lead person (or people) to run the longest fundraiser the after-grad committee has going on – the Bottle drop off is at Stelly’s every 4th Saturday in the Stelly’s parking lot.  The current leads are excited to train up next year’s coordinators in April and May, then June is the start of the 2022 fundraising.   It is a monthly commitment from 9:00-12:00, from June 2021 to May 2022 and you would have a team to help you out.  Send me an email if you are interested in helping out in this way, I would love to hear from you.   Darcy Winkel at