The Daily Buzz

May 3rd, 2021

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May 3rd, 2021
by Bettina Perron - Monday, 3 May 2021, 11:21 AM


May 3rd, 2021


TODAY THE CAFETERIA has the choice of a Baked Ham & Cheese with Arugula Ciabatta, Chicken Gouda Jalapeno Ranch Wrap, Chicken Caesar Salad, Mac & Cheese, Potato Leek Soup with a cheese biscuit or a Beef & Pepper Black Bean Udon Bowl.    Come on down and check it out!

GLOBAL PERSPECTIVES BOOK DRIVE: Students from Global Perspectives 11 are collecting children and parenting books to donate to the Y Young Moms program. Donations will be collected in the main foyer. Any book donation is greatly appreciated!

REPORT CARDS - Quarter 3 report cards were handed out last week, stop by the office to pick up yours!

REMINDER TO CLC STUDENTS :  When you have completed your 30 hours of Work Experience or Volunteering, ask your employer or volunteer coordinator to confirm your hours!  Forms are available in the Career Centre!  Return completed forms to Mrs. Jackson in the Career Centre

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.


RESUME HELP!!  -  Summer is coming!  Are you thinking of working? Come to the Career Centre every Tuesday and Thursday in May at lunchtime. Bring your resume and we will help you fix it up!!

WorkBC is excited to announce the following free events open to the public we are putting on to celebrate BC Youth Week, May 1st to May 7th!  To register and see the different presentations visit the Saanich Career Education webpage at: under Events, Info Sessions and more.

DEVELOPING A CAREER IN SKILLED TRADES - A WEBINAR FOR WOMEN - MAY 5th at 4:00pm   The Women in Skilled Trades webinar series introduces women and girls to career opportunities in skilled trades.  Speakers from different skilled trade specialties will share success stories, information and resources.  Attendees will have the opportunity to ask questions to the speakers.  See the Poster on the Saanich Career Education website under the Opportunities for Girls tab    Register at: 

INDIGENOUS MIXED MEDIA & ARTS WORKBC CELEBRATING YOUTH WEEK - Indigi-Mixed Media & Arts Seminar.  Listen as Artists share stories from their journey through the Arts.  May 6th, 2:00-3:00 pm - Virtual Event. See the poster on the Saanich Career Education website under Events, Info Session and more tab @    Register at:

SKILLS CANADA BC Online Paper Airplane Challenge for Students!  Are you passionate about Skilled Trades and Technology? Show off your design and building skills with this month’s Online Paper Airplane Challenge!  See all the rules and guidelines on the Saanich Career Education website under the Events, Info Sessions and more tab @    All submissions must be received by May 14, 2021 at 6:00 pm PST.  Enter for a chance to win a $50 e-Gift Card!

SAANICH POLICE CAREER INFO NIGHT -  May 18    Here is an opportunity to learn about careers in law enforcement and policing, the various sections within the Saanich Police Department, and how to prepare for this career pathway.  Hear from Saanich Police recruitment officers, new recruits, and have your questions answered. TUESDAY, May 18th from 6-7:00pm.   See the Saanich Career Education Website for more information under Events, Info Sessions and more tab @      Zoom Registration is required:

Entrepreneurship Workshops for Grade 10 & 11 Students – May 25 & 27 - UVic’s Gustavson School of Business will be hosting Zoom workshops at the end of May for Grade 10 and 11 students who may want to learn how they can flex their entrepreneurial skills through a side-hustle or microbusiness of their own!  Two dates are available: May 25 or May 27 @ 6pm-7pm.  Click here to register for May 25:   Click here to register for May 27 :

Or contact Daniel Nair, UVIC Business advisor, at for more information.


THE 10 ACRES FARM in North Saanich is looking for volunteers for weeding & berry picking.  (weekends and through the summer!)  Contact Charlie @ 778-584-5886


TIM HORTONS in Sidney is hiring for evening and weekend help. Monday to Friday 4 pm to 10 pm (or until 11:30 pm)  Weekends 7 am to 3 pm or 3pm to 9 pm (or later)  See the flyer on the Saanich Career Education website under the Job Opportunities Tab for Perks - Facts - Jobs .Apply on-line at

YARD WORK - Mainwaring Road, 2 to 3 hours weekly yard work; lawn edging, weeding gardens, blowing sidewalks!   After school or weekends, $16.00/Hour. (9229 Mainwaring Road, North Saanich).  Interested:  Call Dennis at 778-426-4296

MARY'S BLEUE MOON CAFE in Sidney.  (9535 Canora Road, Sidney, BC).  Mary’s Bleue Moon is looking for a part time dishwasher to start immediately.  The shifts would start as Saturday and Sunday but there could be more shifts down the line.  Experience is preferred but not required.  $14.60 hour + tips.  Apply in person or email 

SNOWDON HOUSE is looking to hire students to help with the Farm markets - harvesting - gardening - production kitchen - retail.  Every day is different!!  Food Safe and a driver’s license is a requirement (driver’s license is required because Snowdon House isn’t on a bus route).  $15.00 hour, Friday (after school-5) - Saturday & Sunday (9-5).  Full time hours are available thru the summer Wednesday-Sunday (9-5).  Email resume to  (1890 Mills Road, North Saanich, BC)

GRAD 2021

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:  or Joy:   Website:


DO YOU SHOP AT FAIRWAYS or THRIFTY'S?? You are half-way there to helping the Parent Committee for Grad 2021! We have Thrifty's & Fairway's Cards that you simply load with money, then use to shop at the store - the 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!


WHALE WATCHING TRIP - Saanich International Student Program   - Registration forms are available in the International Office for International Students interested in going on a Whale Watching Day Trip scheduled for Sunday, May 16, 2021. The cost is $95.00 for a three hour trip with Prince of Whales Whale and Marine Wildlife Adventures in Victoria. Deadline to apply is Friday, May 7th and registration will be on a first come first serve basis. Please see Diane in the International Office for forms and information on payment.

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.

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