The Daily Buzz

June 14th, 2021

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June 14th, 2021
by Bettina Perron - Monday, 14 June 2021, 11:21 AM


June 14th, 2021


TODAY THE CAFETERIA has the choice of a BLTC Wrap, Baked Turkey, Peppers & Mozza Ciabatta, Chicken Caesar Salad, Roasted Peppers Tomato & Coconut Soup with a biscuit, Mac & Cheese or a Sweet & Sour Chicken Rice Bowl.  Come on down and check it out! 

YEARBOOKS: There is still time to order a yearbook. $60.00 payment can be made to Mrs. Youelll in the Accounting office.  There are only 50 yearbooks left. If you are not sure if you have already ordered one, she can let you know that too!

SCHOOL BUS REGISTRATION FOR 2021-2022 - School bus registration for next school year is now open until June 30th. To register, you will need your Student #.  Registration link is on the Saanich School District website:

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. 

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 Paddling Club is participating in Paddle 4 Pacific, a fundraiser for Pacific Peoples Partnership. Come paddling with us today to add your strokes to our team! Sign-up outside Lizama's room or talk to Ms. Matheson. 



DO YOU HAVE A JOB FOR THE SUMMER? Are you going into grades 10-12? EARN GRADE 12 CREDIT THIS SUMMER!  Must have the following complete by June 18th!  1) Resume 2) Cover Letter 3) Work Safe Assignment   Come and see Ms. Hackman in the Career Centre.

FINDING SUCCESS IN DESIGN: a webinar about finding your career path in design post-secondary school. Are you a creative individual with an interest in art and design? Would you like to know how your passions can become a fulfilling career?  Is studying art and design the next step for you?  June 16, 2021 7:00 PM.  See the Saanich Career Education website at under the Events, Info Sessions and more tab to register.

DO YOU HAVE A PASSION FOR GAMING & WRITING? Discover the place where Game Design meets Storytelling.  Code your own interactive fiction.  Check out CodeWords, an innovative new online summer program presented by HighTechU & Story Studio. Online July 5 to August 27 , Cost is $40.00.  An 8-week interactive online camp for youth ages 14-18. Registration Closes July 4th.  For more information and to register go to the Saanich Career Education website at under the Events, Info Sessions and more tab.

LEAGUE OF INNOVATORS is hosting their annual FREE Impact Entrepreneurship Summer Camp this July 2021 for youth (14-25) across the nation!  The camp will feature entrepreneurs, young changemakers and leaders sharing their stories and best practices all week through keynotes, panels, workshops and more.  Tuesdays on July 6th, 13th, 20th 27th at 2PM PST.  For more information and to register see the Saanich Career Education website at   under the Training, Workshops and Camps tab.

NATIONAL STEAM SUMMER CAMP - A week of fun virtual events and exciting real-world experts in the STEAM field!  Science | Technology | Engineering | Arts | Math on July 19-23, 2021.  See the Saanich Career Education website @ under the Training, Workshops and Camps tab for more information and to register.

TEAC 105 - EXPLORATIONS IN TECHNOLOGY - Calling All Technology & Engineering Enthusiasts…  TEAC is a Dual Credit course that provides an introduction to careers and basic skills in Mechanical Engineering, Electronics, Civil Engineering and Computer Science.  This 4-credit course, Friday nights from 3:00- 6:00 at the Camosun Interurban Campus 3 hours per week, for 13 weeks.  For more information see the Saanich Career Education website at  ... under the Training, Workshops and Camps tab. To apply see the Career Centre!

SOAR - ARE YOU AN ENTREPRENEUR IN THE MAKING?  The SOAR Summer Innovation Camp is an interactive virtual learning program designed to immerse students in Grades 7-12 in the world of entrepreneurship and innovation through engaging online project-based learning challenges.  2021 Camp Dates - Cost $400.  Session 1: July 5th-30th 2021     Session 2: August 3rd-27th 2021  Cohort A: 9:00 - 11:30 AM ET  Cohort A: 9:00 - 11:30 AM ET.   Cohort B: 12:30- 3:00 PM Eastern Time Cohort B: 12:30- 3:00 PM, Eastern Time For more info and to register go to 


Volunteers Needed in North Saanich for removing invasive plants in H.M.S. Plumper Park on Saturday, June 19th, 2021:  1st Session 9:45 am to 11:30 am & 2nd Session 12 pm to 1:45 pm.  To register and for more information see the Saanich Career Education website at  under the Volunteer Opportunity tab.

Tripleshot CrossFondo“  which is a 45+ ride of backcountry trails in Victoria BC. This event is a fundraiser for the Tripleshot Cycling Club Youth Racing Team, and also raises money to support the South Vancouver Island Nature Trail Society and the South Island Mountain Bike Society. Check-out the website @  Volunteers Needed, Sunday, October 17, 2021.   Nutrition station - Trails Marshalls\Marker - Start\Finish.  If you’d like to volunteer on the event day, please email


DUTCH BAKERY & DINER Is HIRING!!  Baker’s Assistant:  Do you love baking? Are you Skills at decorating cakes?  They would love to teach you how they do it!  Short Order Cook:  Do you like working in a fast pace environment?  Are you able to coordinate cooking different items?  Can you plate a meal?  Please visit the store with a resume to apply or call 250-382-1012 (718 Fort Street, Victoria, BC

THE RIVA RESTAURANT in Sidney (the old Beacon Landing) Is looking for summer staff: Dishwashers - prep cooks - line cooks.  Drop your resume off at the restaurant (2537 Beacon Ave #107, Sidney, BC)

TSARTLIP SUMMER STUDENT EMPLOYMENT PROGRAM - The program starts on July 5th to August 20th.  The deadline to apply is Wednesday June 23rd by 4:30pm.  Interviews will take place on Tuesday June 29th.  See the Saanich Career Education website @ under the Job Opportunities tab for more information and to apply.

CLOVERDALE PAINT Is Hiring!!  Competitive Wages - Profit Sharing - Training Program - S.T.E.P. Program (Student Tuition Employment Partnership - Increased hours in the summer for part-time employees.  APPLY TODAY!  Email your resume to:  (9768 5th Street, Sidney)

PHARMASAVE IN BRENTWOOD is looking for a Customer Service Representatives in all Departments.  Part time, evenings, and weekends - $15.20 hr.   Send your resume 

GRAD 2021

Reminder to Stelly's French Immersion Grads, if you did not receive your Dual Dogwood Pin, please stop by the office to pick yours up!

PARENT COMMITTEE for GRAD 2022 BOTTLE DRIVE is happening on Saturday, June 26th from 9am-12pm at Stelly's School.   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 grad 2022 event parents are helping with. 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!!


On Thursday, June 17 ...  All International students are asked to come to the large gym at lunch to attend a farewell ceremony where we will be honouring our graduating international students as well as our students who are leaving the program. Pizza and goodies will be provided. We look forward to seeing 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.

Learn More: 

Apply Now:


SAANICH PENINSULA YOUTH CLINIC will be open all summer with the same hours through Telehealth on Thursday evenings 5:30 - 7:30pm.  Meet with a doctor or mental health worker for support for physical, mental and sexual health.  Call 250-656-4143, press 4, then press 5.  100% free and confidential, explicitly inclusive of all genders and sexualities!