THE DAILY BUZZ
October 26th, 2021
TODAY THE CAFETERIA has the choice of a Baked Turkey Clubhouse & Cheese Panini, Toonie Wrap, Chicken Caesar Salad, Mango Chicken Curry Rice Bowl, Cheese Tortellini in a creamy pesto, or Korean Beef & Broccoli on Udon Noodles. Come on Down and check it out!
Congratulations to both the Jr. A Girls Volleyball team who won 5 of 6 sets, finishing 2nd in the City and the Jr. B Girls team who split against Esquimalt last night. Next up for both teams, City Playoffs next week. Go Stingers!
Attention Grads!! Are you thinking of applying to Camosun but want some help? Do you have questions about the programs they offer? Come and meet with an admissions advisor TODAY at lunch in the Learning Commons to get your questions answered.
ALSO on Thursday, October 28 at Lunch in the Learning Commons we will be having a Virtual UBC visit and on Monday, November 8th at Lunch in the Learning Commons we will be hosting the UVic Gustavson School of Business for a question and answer session.
SCHOOL BUS CARDS - If you have registered to ride the school bus, bus cards have arrived. Available TODAY from the main office at lunch time. The bus drivers will be expecting students to show their bus cards this week.
STUDENT PHOTO PACKAGES & ID CARDS - If you missed picking up your student I.D. card and photo package last week, they can be picked up in the main office.
PHOTO RETAKES are happening TODAY in the dining room. - If you missed getting your school photo taken, Photo Retake Day is TODAY! 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). If you want to replace the September photo, students must return their full photo package + Student ID card to the photographer on Photo Retake Day.
STUDENT ABSENCE OR LATE: If a student will be absent or late for class, we ask that parents/guardians either email email@example.com 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.
ART CLUB is happening every Tuesday after school until 4:30pm. Any questions see Mr. S. in the Art Room!
CAMOSUN COLLEGE - Check out the upcoming Live/Online Events at Camosun College!! Practical Nursing - Find your post-secondary future at the PSBC Virtual Fair - Interprofessional Mental Health & Addictions - Health Care Assistant (HCA) - Certified Dental Assistant (CDA) - Medical Radiography (MRAD) https://camosun.ca/events? event_month=all&event_year=all&field_campus_target_id=All&field_sport_target_id=All&field_events_category_target_id%5B269%5D=269&page=0
The recruitment campaign for the 2022-2023 academic year for the House of Commons Page Program is on now taking place until November 7, 2021. Join the House of Commons Page Program and work at the heart of Canada’s democracy with students from across the country. You must: Be a Canadian citizen or permanent resident, Be bilingual, Be enrolled in first-year studies at one of the four universities in the National Capital Region. Have a school average of 80%. For more information see the Saanich Career Education website at https://careered.sd63.bc.ca/
WorkBC is excited to announce their Careers with Animals Employer showcase on Friday, November 5th from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm. They will be hosting several different employers who work with animals. Presentations will be a little under 30 mins in length including Q&A. For more information see the Saanich Career Education website at https://careered.sd63.bc.ca/
YOUTH EMPLOYMENT PROGRAM PROVIDERS (YEPP) Virtual info sessions from 12:00 - 1:00 PM
Out of School: Monday, November 1 Students: Tuesday, November 2
Construction: Monday, November 8 Tech: Tuesday, November 9
For more information and to register see the Saanich Career Education website at https://careered.sd63.bc.ca/
BC YOUTH PARLIAMENT SESSION - December 27-31, 2021 (Victoria, BC) Every year, 97 youth aged 16 to 21 from across the province travel to the British Columbia Parliament Buildings in Victoria for a five-day simulation of the Westminster Parliamentary System, legislating bills that govern the organization’s community service projects for the remainder of the year, hearing from a large number of speakers from around the community, and engaging in a wide variety of fun social activities. Applications for the 93rd BC Youth Parliament (BCYP) are now open. The application deadline is October 26, 2021. Late applications may be considered for the waiting list. For more information and to apply visit the Saanich Career Education website at https://careered.sd63.bc.ca/ under the Events, Info Sessions, and more tab.
ALERT FIRST AID with CPR ”C” & AED - NEW FORMAT: Blended online and in class. Online: emailed to you two weeks prior to class date and on Saturday, November 6th, 2021 - 12:00 am to 4:30 pm in class @ SHOAL Centre 10030 Resthaven Drive. Cost is $50.00 - Cash, cheque or credit card is accepted. CRC Emergency First-Aid with CPR "C" Blended Learning - This fun and interactive 4 hours online and 4.5 hours in-class course trains people how to react and improvise during time priority, life threatening emergencies. The online component covers care for adults, children, and babies. The classroom component will focus on developing the participant’s skills. Participants must successfully complete both the online and the classroom components to be certified in Emergency First-Aid with CPR C. For more details see the Saanich Career Education website at https://careered.sd63.bc.ca/ under the Training, Workshops and Camps Tab. Register now! Email YEP @ firstname.lastname@example.org or call 250-656-5537 and ask for Vanessa
FOODSAFE LEVEL 1 - Saturday, November 13th, 2021 - 8:30 am to 4:00 pm @ SHOAL Centre 10030 Resthaven Drive Cost is $50.00 (Cash, cheque or credit card is accepted). Foodsafe Level 1 - This 8 hour food handling, sanitation and work safety course is designed for front line 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. Price includes a manual & a certificate valid for 5 years (to be mailed out after the course). Register now! Email YEP @ email@example.com or call 778-426-8767
VIRTUAL PARENTS NIGHT AT UVIC ON OCT 28th & NOV 24th at 6pm - Parent nights are for parents and guardians of high school students, but your students are welcome to join you! In these online events, we'll answer your questions about admission requirements, scholarships and upcoming application deadlines, and offer advice on helping your children successfully transition to life in university. Events are scheduled in Pacific Time. Registration closes two hours before an event. October 28th & November 24th at 6:00PM ... Register at: https://www.uvic.ca/undergraduate/tours-events/events/index.php
IT IS GRAD QUOTE TIME! A form is available on the Grad Google Classroom and needs to be filled out. The deadline is DECEMBER 17th, 2021. Your write up will appear beside your photo in the yearbook, other photos may appear in the yearbook. This year I have asked for some videos that may be used later in the year for grad related activities. If you need help filling this out please come and find Mr. Hart. Do it this weekend so you do not need to worry as the deadline approaches. The form will be closed on December 18th and the page will be made, do not miss this deadline.
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
GRAD PUMPKIN CARVING CONTEST is happening at Lunch tomorrow Wednesday, October 27th in the outdoor amphitheatre. Sign up your team of 3-4 grads on the Google form on the grad instagram page.
GRAD 2022 CLOTHING ORDER - Fall GRAD clothing online ordering is open now until November 10th. Clothing will arrive in early December. Final clothing order will take place in the spring.
GRAD POINSETTIAS SALE- A fundraising opportunity to reduce the cost of your Grad Dinner/Dance ticket! We have Poinsettias for sale via the Growing Smiles Fundraising group. Simply share the link with your friends/relatives/teachers and ask them to leave YOUR name in the memo field OR print off an order form, fill out the info, collect the money, and return to Ms Tamboline (Room 43) by November 10th. Flowers will be picked up on November 30th in the dining room. You are responsible for arranging the pickup for your flowers. Any questions, please come see Ms Tamboline.
GRAD PORTRAITS: Nov. 1st through Nov 9th, 2021 - Grads, it is time to book your grad photos. Prestige Portraits by Lifetouch is bringing their portable photo studio to Stelly's for a limited time: Nov 1st thru 9th, 2021. To book your appointment, please go to the LINK on the Stelly's website GRAD PAGE. Enter your province (BC), your city (Saanichton) and your school (Stelly's) to log in and book your appointment. Don't put this off until later, or all of the on-site appointments will be booked up and you will run out of time. Sitting fee of $25 (cash or cheque) is due at the time of your appointment (but if you know you are not purchasing photos, no sitting fee is required, but we DO need you to have a photo taken for the yearbook).
All International Students are asked to attend a Lunch on Thursday, October 28 in the Dining Room. Lunch will be provided. See you all there!
PARENTS AS EDUCATION & CAREER COACHES VIRTUAL ZOOM SESSION is designed to support parents in guiding their student in making informed decisions about their education and career choices after high school. Monday, November 15th, 2021. 7:00 pm-8:30 pm. Registration is required! For more information and to register see the Saanich Career Education website: https://careered.sd63.bc.ca/
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.
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!