THE DAILY BUZZ
April 15th, 2021
TODAY THE CAFETERIA has the choice of a Clubhouse on Focaccia, Ham & Cheese wrap, Salad Varieties, Hummus & Pita, Pad Thai, Beef Stroganoff or Cheese & Ricotta Manicotti in a sundried tomato sauce. Come on down and check it out!
BURSARIES FOR FRENCH IMMERSION STUDENTS! New scholarships are making it easy for students to pursue post-secondary in French in the West! Next year, students attending SFU, UBC, UVic or Éducacentre can earn $3,000, simply for learning in French! To find out more, visit https://acufc.ca/fslbursaries/
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.
Mt. Biking Club will be riding tomorrow, leaving the school at 2:30 and meeting at the upper parking lot by 3:00. See Colin Montgomery for any questions or more information.
BOOK CLUB: Book Club meets today in the learning Commons at lunch. Everyone is Welcome!
PADDLING CLUB: Don’t forget to sign up for paddle club if you’d like to come paddling with us! The sign-up sheet is outside Rm 148. See Ms. Matheson for details!
UVIC HEALTH INFORMATION SCIENCE: Online Open House – April 29th - UVic is inviting students to their upcoming School of Health Information Science Open House (via Zoom) on THURSDAY, April 29th from 5:00 – 6:00pm. Learn more about how health informatics is changing the world by bridging health care, management, and technology. An RSVP is not required, but if you are able to attend an email to email@example.com would be appreciated. Zoom link: https://uvic.zoom.us/j/84164936917 Meeting ID: 841 6493 6917
ISACA (INFORMATION SYSTEMS AUDIT & CONTROL ASSOCIATION) VICTORIA presents Spring-Board Conference 2021 CYBER SECURITY ONLINE WORKSHOP - Learn from people in the Cyber Security World what it takes to get into the exciting field. April 29th, 2021 5-8 pm. To register see the QR Code on the poster on the Saanich Career Education website at https://careered.sd63.bc.ca/ or online at https://www.eventbrite.ca/
STUDENT CAREER & WEBINAR FOR PARENTS – April 15 & 20 - WorkBC.ca is facilitating a one-hour interactive webinar to help parents and caregivers support youth as they explore career options. This virtual event is designed for parents of grade 9-12 students wanting to enhance their career coaching skills and gain exposure to WorkBC.ca tools to help with their youth’s career path. Webinars run on April 15 AND April 20. Info is on the Saanich Career Education website: https://careered.sd63.bc.ca/ (tile is at the top-right of homepage).
FOOD SAFE Level 1 COURSE - Thursday, April 22nd, 8:30-3:00. Cost is $25.00 (Cheques payable to SD #63) Located in the Stelly’s Dining Room (lunch will be provided) Food Safe Level 1 is a food handling, sanitation and work safety course designed for food service workers such as cooks, servers, bussers, dishwashers, and deli workers. The course covers important food safety and worker safety information including foodborne illness, receiving, and storing food, preparing food, serving food, cleaning, and sanitizing. Space is limited so sign up ASAP!! To sign up, please contact: Doug Heinekey: firstname.lastname@example.org or Heidi Hackman: email@example.com
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: www.hightechu.ca Applications close April 30, 2021
PNR SCREENS is a company that installs window screens, patio door screens, retractable screens, windows and blinds. They are looking to hire ambitious graduating students to train as window/screen technicians as well as learning the office and scheduling side of the business. This would be a great opportunity to secure a career. They are hiring after April 27th, starting wage is $16.50 hour. Email your resume to Coral @ firstname.lastname@example.org Enter in the subject line: Resume and School.
CEANESSE KITCHEN LTD. is looking for part- or full-time workers in their shop over the summer! The duties would be wrapping parts for shipping and receiving, installing doors and drawer fronts on cabinets. There will also be an opportunity to learn some of the basic machinery. No experience is required as we train in house. Steel toed boots are required, a good attitude and we will provide everything else. Hours are 7:00 to 3:30 Monday to Friday, starting wage is $16 hour. To apply email your resume to Chris Strasbourg at ChrisStrasbourg@ceanesse.com
BEACON COMMUNITY SERVICES is looking for students interested in Yard Work. They have already received some calls and as things start to bloom I know we will have more requests for yard work. Light yard work usually includes, lawn mowing, weeding and branch pick up. All jobs are required to pay at least minimum wage and some offer more. If you are interested see your Career Centre for the YEP application form. email@example.com or call 778-426-8767. https://beaconcs.ca/services-programs/employment-services-training-supports/yep/
Grads if you missed the Grad Assembly last Thursday… check out the slide show on the Grad google classroom or on our website! If you didn’t pick up your grad forms… drop by the office!
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 Friday, April 16th! Pick up is May 4th…just in time for Mother’s Day!
MAGIC WAND PROJECT - Magic Wand Project is a non-profit organization that offers an inexpensive and eco-friendly alternative to grad outfits for both girls and boys. This is a chance to borrow, rather than buy, a dress, suit or tux, (a small fee for cleaning is the only charge). All outfits are new or like-new, and all accessories are included. Any student is eligible. To book an appointment to view the selection of available clothes, email Elizabeth: firstname.lastname@example.org or Joy: email@example.com Website: www.themagicwandproject.ca
PARENT COMMITTEE for DRY AFTER GRAD 2021 FUNDRAISERS
VOLUNTEERS NEEDED for the Dry Grad Scrap Metal Drive on April 23 thru April 25th! Please contact Nancy @ firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 at Stelly's Parking Lot is: April 23rd 4pm-8pm, April 24th 9am-3pm, April 25th 9am-3pm. Any questions, email Nancy at email@example.com
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!
PARENT DRY GRAD 2021 COMMITTEE BOTTLE DRIVE is happening on Saturday, April 24th from 9am-12pm at Stelly's School. We need as many volunteers as possible as we have been gathering recycling. Please consider volunteering for 1, 2 or all 3 hours. Please bring a mask and gloves, we will have a sanitizing station also. 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!!
All International Students are asked to attend a Lunch and Farewell today in the Large Gym. Lunch will be provided. Wear your mask... See you all there!
IN SEARCH OF NEW HOMESTAY FAMILIES FOR 2021-2022 SCHOOL YEAR: Are you interested in becoming a Homestay family for an International student? Saanich Schools International Student Program needs new host families for the upcoming 2021-2022 school year! This can be a wonderful opportunity to make life-long friendships and share the beauty of your home and community. Host families receive a generous allowance to offset expenses.
ATTN STELLY'S PARENTS OF GRAD 2022: 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
PENNINSULA YOUTH CLINIC is operating through Telehealth tonight from 5:30pm - 7:30pm. Appointments with doctors or mental health workers are conducted by phone or video. Services are completely free and confidential for any medical concerns, to get prescriptions, or to speak with a counsellor. To make an appointment, call 250-656-4143.
REMEMBER STINGERS ...
PRACTICE PHYSICAL DISTANCING - WASH YOUR HANDS - WEAR A MASK
STAY WELL, AND KEEP OTHERS SAFE!
DON'T FORGET... BEE CALM, BEE KIND & BEE SAFE!
THAT'S IT FOR TODAY STELLY'S ... STAY GOLDEN AND MAROON!