The Daily Buzz

September 22nd, 2021

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September 22nd, 2021
by Bettina Perron - Wednesday, 22 September 2021, 10:08 AM


September 22nd, 2021


TODAY THE CAFETERIA has the choice of an Avocado Bacon Lettuce tomato & cheese wrap, Cajun Chicken Caesar Salad, Roast beef dip with Onions & Mozza on Panini, Spanakopita with Tzatziki, Meat Ravioli& sun-dried tomato sauce, spicy chicken & Peanut sauce on rice noodles & Pizza (meat lovers, Hawaiian, cheese or Veggie).  Come on down and check it out!

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 Purple Day.  Tomorrow is Tacky Tropical Day and Friday is Western Day! 

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


Anyone interested in Mt. Biking, please pick up a permission slip from Colin Montgomery in the first aid room. 


Today we are having an Indigenous grade 11 student lunch in the Learning commons


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 into 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. 


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


GOOD FORTUNE CHINESE RESTAURANT are hiring bussing positions!  PLEASANT WORK ENVIRONMENT AND FANTASTIC CO-WORKERS.  Great tips, $15.20 hour, and a meal is included with each shift.  Call 250-656-5112, or drop off your resume at Good Fortune Chinese Restaurant (9775 Third Street in Sidney)

PENINSULA PANTHERS Jr HOCKEY CLUB & KIWANIS CLUB OF SAANICH PENINSULA   - Are you interested in the world of multimedia or a student interested in creating new and exciting video and audio content?  The Peninsula Panthers are looking for an Audio and Video savvy person to take on the responsibility of creating raw footage and reviewing content for a wide array of promotional & fun videos that includes commercials for local businesses.  Visit the Saanich Career Education website at

ARE YOU LOOKING FOR PART TIME WORK WITH FLEXIBLE HOURS?  A neighborhood couple is looking for help with yard work and gardening!! Generally, 4 hours per week/variable throughout the year/more hours possible with various projects. Flexible hours available - either weeknights, weekends, or Thursday’s before 3:00.  Wage negotiable depending on experience and ability - $15.20 hour.  Direct supervision available.  Steel toed boots required - we will contribute to the cost of these.  Contact Lee by text @ 250-857-0276

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

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 tonight at 7:00 pm


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! 


2021 GRAD DIPLOMA : Parents:  if you have an older child who graduated in June 2021, their Dogwood Graduation Diplomas are available in the office for pickup.  Younger siblings are welcome to pick them up.

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!