The Daily Buzz

November 15th, 2021

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November 15th, 2021
by Bettina Perron - Monday, 15 November 2021, 10:44 AM


November 15th, 2021


TODAY THE CAFETERIA has the choice of a Chicken Clubhouse Wrap, Gourmet Baked Swiss & Ham Ciabatta, Jambalaya Rice Bowl, Mac & Cheese, Chicken Caesar Salad or Thai Chicken Coconut Soup on Basmati Rice with Naan Bread!   Come on Down and check it out!

Congratulations to the JR Girls A Volleyball team who earned 5th at Islands. The girls wrapped up their season with two huge wins against Nanaimo Christian and Brentwood College and represented Stelly’s with pride. Go stingers YOU made us Proud!

PARENTS AS EDUCATION & CAREER COACHES VIRTUAL ZOOM SESSION is happening TONIGHT! It is designed to support parents in guiding their student in making informed decisions about their education and career choices after high school.  TONIGHT, November 15th from 7:00 pm-8:30 pm.  Registration is required!  For more information and to register see the Saanich Career Education website:

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.

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

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.

HOMEWORK HELP is available every morning from 7:15 am in Rm 156 & AFTER SCHOOL HELP is in the Learning Commons.  Monday & Wednesday is Math & Science and on Tuesday & Thursday is Humanities. All Session run after school until 4pm. 


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


UVIC FACULTY OPEN HOUSES - We are underway with offering our faculty open houses, where students have the chance to explore our faculties, their programs, and the unique opportunities available in those areas of study. The remaining faculty events are as follows: 

November 16th @ 5:00 pm          Gustavson School of Business

November 17th  @ 6:30 pm         Fine Arts

November 18th  @ 5:30 pm         Human & Social Development

November 25th  @ 5:00 pm         Science

November 29th  @5:00 pm          Social Sciences

November 30th  @ 6:00 pm         Humanities

Students can register for these faculty open houses using the event registration link below.  Booking student appointment . A reminder that students and parents can book virtual and in-person appointments with me to get all of their questions answered and learn how to become a UVic student. Virtual appointments can be booked using our simply book online booking system, and in-person appointments can be booked by contacting Questions? Speak to a Stelly's counsellor

CANADIAN COAST GUARD COLLEGE - Register for a virtual presentation hosted by the Canadian Coast Guard College, "Discover the Officer Training Program." (Once you register, you will be sent a scheduler link and then you will be allowed to choose a time that works best for you) The four-year Officer Training Program is one of the best marine training programs in the world, producing both Marine Engineering Officers and Marine Navigation Officers. Graduates of the CCGC receive a Canadian Coast Guard College Diploma, a Bachelor of Technology in Nautical Sciences, a Commercial Certification issued by Transport Canada, continued employment with the Canadian Coast Guard, and internationally recognized certification.  To register go to the Saanich Career Education website

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  Register at:



    1. North Saanich, East Saanich Rd. – Pruning & yard clean up – 2 hrs. @ $15.20/Hour

    2. North Saanich, Laurel Rd. – Lawn mowing, blowing debris off driveway and decks, some branch pick-up 4-5 hrs. @ $25.00/Hour.   This job could become regular work!   Contact Info: yep@beaconcs.cs or 778-426-8767

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

GRAD 2022

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.

STELLY'S AFTER GRAD 2022 FUNDRAISEREpicure 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 on Saturday, November 30th, 2021. Come enjoy the excitement and buy your $1 tickets supporting a great cause.

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 BOTTLE DRIVE is happening on Saturday, November 27th 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 year end 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. 


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