The Daily Buzz

December 3rd, 2021

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December 3rd, 2021
by Bettina Perron - Friday, 3 December 2021, 11:55 AM


December 3rd, 2021


TODAY THE CAFETERIA has the choice of a BBQ Jalapeno Cheese Beef Burger, Fries, Bacon Caesar Salad, Grilled Cheese, Baked Meat Ravioli, Chicken Cacciatore, Butter Chicken with Naan bread or Chicken Wings! Come on Down and check it out!

CONGRATULATIONS to the SR BOYS BASKETBALL TEAM on a big home win last night! You make us so proud Stingers!

STELLY’S ANNUAL CHRISTMAS HAMPER DRIVE: At Stelly’s we would love to provide Food Hampers to Families in our community. Friday, December 10th is the last day to donate any food, gift cards or cash to the Hampers. Thank you Stelly’s for your continued support!

STELLY'S SOCIAL JUSTICE CLUB has partnered with the 'Africa AIDS Angels' Organization to improve the lives of children in Zambia and South Africa who have been orphaned by the HIV/AIDS epidemic. On December 15th, you can make a craft angel ornament to support their cause. The cost is $6. If you wish to attend, please sign up and pay Ms. Wallace in room 30, by 3pm on Friday the 10th

DO YOU SING, DANCE, ACT OR PLAY AN INSTRUMENT? ... Do you want to get involved in the Stelly’s community? TODAY is the Last day to 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 next Friday, December 10th at 6:30 pm in the MPR. Everyone is welcome and admission is by donation. We hope to see you there!

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

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.


Could all FALL SPORTS ATHLETES please return their uniforms to Mr. Hart ASAP!


Calling all Rogues, Paladins, Bards and Wizards! The Dungeons & Dragons club is starting TODAY in Room 48 at lunch. Come and talk Adventure!


WOMEN IN TRADES VIRTUAL EVENT- Monday December 6th, 2021 - 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


DO YOU NEED VOLUNTEER HOURS TO GRADUATE?  The 1st Tsartlip Scout Group in Sidney is looking for volunteers!  HELP SCOUTS CHART THEIR OWN PATH.  Through a variety of fun experiences with friends, outdoor adventures and contributions to their community, help kids build resilience and skills that set them up for life! There are lots of other ways to volunteer with Scouts!  Find out how YOU can volunteer by emailing 

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

GRAD WINTER FORMAL TICKETS are on sale Today through to Monday, December 6, 2021 at lunch in the main foyer.  You must pre-purchase your $25.00 ticket. There will be no ticket sales on the day of the event. Purchase early so you don't miss out!  Winter Formal takes place on Wednesday December 8th from 6:30pm to 9:00pm.  Please review the guidelines below:    Students must arrive by 7pm and remain at the event until 8pm except by special arrangement. No in/out privileges during the event. Students who have unexcused absences on December 8th will not be permitted entry to the event (no refund will be issued). This is a dry/substance free event. Students who arrive under the influence of drugs or alcohol or attempt to bring prohibited items into the event will be sent home.  Saanich schools code of conduct applies during this event. Students are expected to behave responsibly and respectfully.

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 RETAKE PHOTO'S - Grad Retake photos are happening at Stelly's on January 19th thru 21st, 2022. Sign up will be available in the middle of January 2022. Stay tuned ...


MEETING TODAY at lunch in Room 24 for all International Students going on the Whistler Ski Trip next week!