The Daily Buzz

November 26th, 2021

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November 26th, 2021
by Bettina Perron - Friday, 26 November 2021, 1:06 PM


November 26th, 2021


TODAY THE CAFETERIA has the choice of a Grilled Ham & Cheese, Chicken Caesar Salad, Coconut Curry Chicken Rice, Meat Ravioli in a pesto cream sauce, Chicken Chow Mein, Rigatoni in a Cheese & Vegetable sauce or Oyster Soup.  Come on Down and check it out!

DO YOU SING, DANCE, ACT OR PLAY AN INSTRUMENT?  Want to get involved in the Stelly’s community? Sign up to perform at the Stelly’s Holiday Coffee Concert!  The sign-up sheet is outside the band room and the concert will take place on Friday, December 10th at 6:30 pm in the MPR. Everyone is welcome and admission is by donation. We hope to see you there!

STELLY'S SOCIALS DEPARTMENT is sponsoring a trip to Europe in 2023 to tour historical and cultural sites.  Our first student info meeting will be at lunch TODAY in room 30.  A Virtual Info night on Monday, November 29 at 6:30pm for parents to attend.  RSVP with Mrs. Wallace.   For more information, please contact Mrs. Wallace by email or in room 30. 

SCHOOL BUS CARDS & REPORT CARDS & SCHOOL PHOTO'S are available to pick up from the main office!  Come on Down!

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.

BEFORE & AFTER SCHOOL HOMEWORK HELP: Before School Tutorials start at 7:15am in Room 46 and After school Tutorials are now 4 days a week until 4:00 pm. Mondays, Tuesday, Wednesdays, and Thursdays are for support with Math and Science. Tuesdays and Thursdays are for support with English and Social Studies.


Indigenous Leadership meeting today at lunch in room 33. 


WOMEN IN TRADES VIRTUAL EVENT- Monday December 6th, 2021 - Activity: Women in Trades Virtual Meet & Greet for Female High School Students. Location: Zoom (accessible from a computer or mobile device) Date: Monday, December 6th, 2021 - Time:  6:30 PST pm, end at 8:00 PST pm.  - Cost: FREE!  See the poster on the Saanich Career Education website

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


YMCA/YWCA of Vancouver Island Outdoor Centre/Camp Thunderbird (Sooke, BC) Is looking for Volunteers!! Are you interested in working with children and youth in outdoor settings? Students in Grades 11 and 12 are eligible to volunteer from June 2022 to August 2022.  For the complete Volunteer Posting see the Saanich Career Education website at under the Volunteers Opportunities Tab


SAANICHTON CHRISTMAS TREE FARM is hiring!  8231 East Saanich Road, Monday-Friday 3:30 to 7:00 pm & Saturday & Sunday 9:00 to 7:00 pm.  You need to have good gloves, boots and rain gear.  Contact Joan Flemming @ call 250-213-6585

YMCA/YWCA of Vancouver Island Outdoor Centre/Camp Thunderbird (Sooke, BC) Is looking to hire Counsellors - Out-Trip Counsellor - One-On-One Support Counsellor - Leadership Development Counsellor @ $121.65-$135.00/day.  Students in Grades 12 are eligible to apply for paid positions for June 2022 to August 2022.  For the complete Counsellors Posting see the Saanich Career Education website at under the Job Opportunities Tab.

GRAD 2022

Be sure to show your 2022 School Spirit by dressing up for theme days all week! Today is Formal Friday!  Follow us on Instagram @stellysgrad to stay in the loop for upcoming Grad events!

GRAD WINTER FORMAL is an evening of fun and festive treats on WednesdayDecember 8, 2021 from 6:30pm-9pm.  Tickets $25.    Tickets on sale starting November 29th thru December 6th.  Check out @stellysgrad Instagram stories for more details, FAQs and song requests.

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.

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 happens this Saturday between 2pm and 4pm. 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 this 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 General Announcement Forum for more details!