The Daily Buzz

November 9th, 2021

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November 9th, 2021
by Bettina Perron - Tuesday, 9 November 2021, 10:37 AM


November 9th, 2021


TODAY THE CAFETERIA has the choice of a Baked Tuscan Chicken & Brie Flatbread, Toonie Wrap, BBQ Chicken Wings, Taco Spaghetti, Chicken Souvlaki with Naan tzatziki & Rice, Clubhouse Salad or Thai Spiced Yam Ginger & Coconut Soup!  Come on Down and check it out!

STELLY'S GLOBAL PERSPECTIVES students are raising money for environmental research on the West Coast of Vancouver Island by hosting their 21st Annual Global Gala on Thursday, November 25th.  From 5pm-9pm, the Gala will include lectures about current environmental issues and previous Global Perspectives trips, musical performances, light snacks and appetizers, and a silent auction. Tickets are $15 and are available from students or at the door.

INDIGENOUS STUDENTS are invited to lunch in the Learning Commons today. Come meet the UVIC Indigenous Student Recruitment Officer and learn about the amazing opportunities at UVIC.

SCHOOL BUS CARDS are available to pick up from the main office!  The bus drivers will be expecting students to show their bus cards this week. 

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.

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


JR GIRLS BASKETBALL Tryouts are happening on Wednesday right after school. Don't miss out! See Ms. Montgomery if you have any questions!

SR BOYS BASKETBALL TEAM TRY OUTS are happening on Wednesday from 2:45pm - 4:30pm.  See Mr. Peden for more information. 


SCHOLARSHIP MEETING is happening on Wednesday, November 17th at lunch in the Learning Commons! See Mrs. Laws if you have any questions!

ART CLUB is happening today and every Tuesday after school until 4:30pm. Any questions see Mr. S. in the Art Room!


UVIC STUDENT & PARENT NIGHT for SD#63 is TONIGHT AT 6pm.  This is an opportunity for you and your parents to check out while you explore where your post secondary journey may lead. Please join Stephanie Parker, UVic Student Recruitment officer, for a virtual presentation about the UVic experience and admissions. The presentation will be followed by a Q & A session. To Register: https//

FOODSAFE LEVEL 1 is happening on Saturday, November 13th, 2021 - 8:30 am to 4:00 pm @ SHOAL Centre in Sidney. Cost is $50.00. Food safe 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 @ or call 778-426-8767

VIRTUAL PARENTS NIGHT AT UVIC ON 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.  November 24th at 6:00PM ...  Register at:


SIDNEY MUSEUM & ARCHIVES are looking to hire an Archives Intern, 14 hours a week, 9:00 am to 4:30 pm on Saturdays and Sundays, $16.60 hour, November 27th to July 31st, 2022.   To see the complete job description, see the Saanich Career Education website at

KIWANIS CLUB OF SIDNEY & SAANICH PENINSULA are looking for concession workers at Panorama Arena during the hockey season, for the “Panthers” and Minor Hockey. Most shifts would be Friday 6-9 pm; Saturdays & Sundays 10 am-4 pm, through to March 2022.  Food Safe is required, $16.00 hour.  If interested, please contact: Jean @ (250) 652-8386

WALMART is hiring at Hillside and Uptown!  Variety of positions are available, part-time and full-time with flexible hours.  You must be 16 years of age; you will receive training at the Uptown location.  To apply Text “apply” to 780780, wait for the reply and follow instructions.  You can also apply online by visiting

GRAD 2022 

REMINDER TO GRADS ...  Poinsettia orders are due on Wednesday. See Ms. Tamboline if you have any questions!

STELLY'S AFTER GRAD 2022 FUNDRAISER Epicure Fast Dinner Solutions!  5 meals plus a dessert only $25.00 a package.  Contact Michelle Wake if you have any questions @  Click on the link to place your order ...

GRAD FUNDRAISER - Come support your Stelly’s Parent After Grad Committee in fundraising for the 2022 Grad Class with a Meat Draw and 50/50 Draw at Brewsky's Tap house. Meat draw prizes are prepared and packaged by our local Fraser Orr Butcher. Packages range from wonderful selections of choice cut meats to marinated meats, sausages and pies.  Draws happen between 2pm and 4pm Saturday November 13th, and November 30th, 2021. Come enjoy the excitement and buy your $1 tickets supporting a great cause.

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:  or Joy:   Website:

GRAD 2022 CLOTHING ORDER - Fall GRAD clothing online ordering is open now until Wednesday, November 10th. Clothing will arrive in early December.  Final clothing order will take place in the spring.  


PAC Meeting tonight at 7pm. This is a virtual meeting.

UPCOMING PARENTING WORKSHOPS ... Check out the upcoming Parenting Workshops on the General Announcements!

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: