The Daily Buzz

September 21st, 2021

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September 21st, 2021
by Bettina Perron - Tuesday, 21 September 2021, 10:10 AM


September 21st, 2021


TODAY THE CAFETERIA has the choice of Chicken Roasted Peppers Spinach & Brie Flatbread, Toonie Wrap, Black & Blue Chicken salad, Beef Chow Mein, Baked Cheese tortellini with sun dried tomato sauce or Thai Mango Chicken curry on rice.  Come on down and check it out!

SCHOOL PHOTO DAY is today in the morning for all grades!!!  Purchasing photos is optional, but all students in all grades need to have school photos taken for school identification purposes (grade 12’s too - even if you are having grad photos taken later).  

GSA ALLIANCE - The first Gender and Sexuality Alliance (GSA) meeting is TODAY at lunch in Rm 6 (Upper Art Room). Everyone is welcome!

STELLY'S CLOTHING is Here! Check out the link on the Stelly's Webpage and order your swag today! Orders accepted until Sept 26th. Check it out!

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.

MEET THE TEACHER NIGHT is this THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 23rd, 2021 (Early Dismissal at 2:05pm)   Doors are open at 5:30pm and our evening program starts at 6pm. You will need your child's schedule so you may go through and meet their teachers!

SPIRIT WEEK IS Happening this Week.  Today is Tight & Bright day! Tomorrow is Purple Day.  THURSDAY is Tacky Tropical Day and Friday is Western Day! 

COMPOST IS BACK!! Don't forget to Put your food scraps in the green bins in each foyer!

RETURN FORMS - Reminder for students to please return their forms to their TA class or the main office.   

MASKS - Reminder that masks are a mandatory requirement in the school and we hope that every student will bring a mask to school every day for their personal use.

MORNING HOMEWORK HELP is available every morning from 7:15 am in room 156.


Anyone interested in STELLY"S MOUNTAIN BIKING CLUB, please pick up a permission slip from Colin Montgomery in the first aid room. 


POST SECONDARY BC (PSBC) is a consortium of primarily public post-secondary institutions in BC, who provide information you need to help make the best education decisions.

Virtual Fairs for students & parents:

-       Seven dates, open to everyone across the province, with each fair open for 10 hours.

-       Presentations (live or pre-recorded) up to six times daily (# will vary by institution)

-       Live text & video chat available with institutional representatives

-       Multiple “door prizes” will be awarded to student participants after each event

Registration for students will open on Friday, Sept 24 starting at 9:00am – Register for any date.  For more information, visit our Careers site at:, or go to the PSBC Website:

CANADIAN UNIVERSITIES EVENT (CUE) is a forum designed to highlight Canada’s universities to BC’s secondary school students and families. CUE brings together over 50 of Canada’s finest post-secondary institutions and showcases them over two weeks in September & October. We are committed to helping students find their perfect fit in Canadian post-secondary education.  For dates and to register, visit the Saanich Schools Career Education website,, or visit:

SKILLS CANADA BC ONLINE VIDEO PRODUCTION CHALLENGE  #2 - Are you passionate about Skilled Trades and Technology? Show off your Video Production skills with this month’s Online Video Production Challenge!  The Winner will receive a $75 e-gift card per category.  Deadline to enter is October 15th, 2021, 6:00 pm PST.  See the Poster on the Saanich Career Education webpage @

The application for the Bachelor of Science in Nursing program at Camosun College is now open and will remain open until December 15th. BC/Yukon high school students are eligible to apply in their Grade 12 year. GPA will be initially calculated on interim grades to determine provisional qualification. Self-reporting of interim grades for current BC/Yukon high school students due Feb 28, 2022. 


The BC RCMP Community Policing Services is recruiting volunteers for the 2021-2022 BC RCMP Youth Advisory Committee (BC RCMP YAC). The purpose of the BC RCMP Advisory Committee is to represent the youth voice within the RCMP and to gain insight on how the RCMP can deliver effective youth strategies and initiatives.  Youth can email  for an application. Completed applications must be returned by TODAY. If chosen as a youth advisor, participation will run from October 2021 to June 2022.

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


NORGARDEN ESTATES in Sidney is looking to hire Dining Room Servers for their three dining rooms.  The positions are part time 4 pm - 8 pm.  $19.29 hour.  Food Safe is a requirement.  Email Leah Ralph your resume and cover letter to: 

MARINER PIZZA in Sidney is looking to hire a student in their high pace pizza shop. Sunday-Thursday 4 pm - 8 pm Friday-Saturday 4 pm - 8:30 pm.  Drop off your resume or email it to  (2321 James White Blvd, Sidney)

Thrifty Foods in Sidney is hosting a JOB FAIR this Saturday, September 25, 2021 at 10:00 am until 2:00 pm.  They are hiring in all departments!! On the Spot Hiring!  On the Spot Interviews! Bring your Resume! Come Join our Team!  Flexible Hours! 9810 Seventh Street, Sidney

BERWICK RETIREMENT COMMUNITIES: Are you looking for a company where you can launch your career?  Marquise offers a wealth of training and development opportunities and career paths.  Marquise Hospitality specializes in hospitality services including: culinary, food and beverage service, housekeeping, and laundry services to Senior Living Communities.  Apply by sending your resume and cover letter to Dale Fudge, Director of Hospitality @

GRAD 2022

PARENT COMMITTEE for GRAD 2022 BOTTLE DRIVE is happening on Saturday, September 25th 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!!

PARENT AFTER GRAD 2022 COMITTEE is having their first 2022 after grad planning meeting at Stelly’s, in the Learning Commons, as long as we are allowed by our PHO.  It will be September 22, 2021 at 7:00 pm. Mark that on your Calendar!


ALL INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS are asked to attend a Lunch on Thursday, Sept 23 in the Dining Room.  Lunch will be provided.  See you all there! 


Are you looking for a way to support your Stelly's PAC? We support many activities including athletics, music, performing arts, science, art and many other great programs & opportunities for our students! In order to continue funding these programs, please consider using the Stelly's PAC member number at Peninsula Co-op grocery and local gas stations. Quote Co-op number 116547 the next time you shop or fill up. Every little bit counts!  Thank you for your continued support!