THE DAILY BUZZ
March 15th, 2022
GOOD MORNING STELLY'S! We would like to take this moment to acknowledge the W̱SÁNEĆ TERRITORY our school resides on...
Here are today's announcements ...
TODAY THE CAFETERIA has the choice of a Hot Italian Ciabatta, Toonie Wrap, Clubhouse Salad, Thai Chicken & Coconut Curry Soup on Basmati Rice, Spaghetti Carbonara or Cheese Tortellini in a Tomato Cream Sauce. Come on Down and check it out!
PIZZA DAY: The Cafeteria will be closed on Friday. So…. it will be PIZZA DAY! Only $2.50 a Slice! It will be sold out of the Cafeteria!
WATERLOO MATH CONTEST: Last chance this school year!!!!! Any Grade 9, 10 or 11's interested in writing a Waterloo Math Contest after Spring Break must see Mrs. Hilton in room 37 by this Thursday March 17th to register! Contests dates are mid-April.
ANTIGEN TESTS: Stelly's has received their shipment of Antigen test kits and were handed out last week. Students with Block 2 spares and who missed last Tuesday can pick up their test kit from the main office.
ABSENCES & ILLNESS - A reminder that parents/guardians notify the school office every day that a student will be absent from school. PLEASE indicate if the reason for absence is for illness; the Ministry of Education requires that schools specifically track how many student absences are due to illness. The Attendance Line is easy to find under the Quick Links on the Stelly's web page which gives the option of reporting absences by email: firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone message: 250-544-0300. Please perform BC’s K-12 daily health check before arriving at school.
HOMEWORK HELP: Before School Homework help is at 7:15am in Room 46 and After School Homework Help is in the Learning Commons 4 days a week Monday thru Thursday until 4:00 pm for Math and Science. Tuesdays and Thursdays are for support with English and Social Studies.
Reminder to all Basketball Players ... if you haven't handed in your uniform yet ... do so today to Mr. Hart or the main office!
Peninsula Track and Field Club's 2022 season starts soon! Programs start April 4th and practice times are Tuesday & Thursday from 6pm - 7:30pm at Parklands Track. You can find an overview here along with a link to register online: www.pentrack.org/fees-and-registration.html Trial week - an "Intro to Track and Field Week" at Parklands Track! The trial is free and you can choose to drop in once or every night from April 4-8, from 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm. There will be a small mini-meet and wrap up BBQ on Saturday at 10:30am. Register at Pentrack.org for the regular season; fee refundable if you do not join. Questions? Email Info.PenTrack@gmail.com
The Social Justice Club is collecting donations for the Canadian Red Cross Humanitarian Crisis in Ukraine. Donated money will help support immediate relief efforts, long-term recovery, and other critical humanitarian activities, both in Ukraine and surrounding countries that are supporting displaced populations. Every dollar we donate will be matched by the Canadian Federal government until March 18th. Thank you Stelly’s!!!
WANT TO BE DOCTOR? Want to go to medical school on Vancouver Island? Then check out the upcoming Island Medical Program (@UBCIslandMedicalProgram) info session at UVic TODAY from 4 pm - 6 pm. Learn how at a special info session hosted by Dr. Shahin Shirzad, Asst. Dean of Admissions, & IMP Students. RSVP at imp.med.ubc.ca/shirzadinfosession2022/
Women in Trades and Technology Exploration Day is on Thursday, April 21st, 2022 9:30 - 2:00 @ Camosun College (Interurban). Students will have the opportunity to participate in 2 trades and 2 technology hands-on activities. Students do not get to pick their activities. Trades: Electrical - Fine Furniture - Sheet Metal - Automotive Technology: Computer Science - Camosun Innovates - Mechanical Engineering - Electronics. Please see your Career Centre for permission letter and field trip form. See the Poster on Saanich Career Education website @ https://careered.sd63.bc.ca/ under the Events, Info Sessions and more tab.
YMCA SUMMER 2022 WORK STUDENT EXCHANGE is a national program offering opportunities for youth (16 and 17-year-olds) to improve their second official language skills, explore another part of Canada, and gain valuable work experience. This is an opportunity to live and work in a French-speaking community in Québec for 6 weeks Paid, full-time summer employment - A reciprocal homestay. For more information see the Saanich Career Education webpage at https://careered.sd63.bc.ca/ under the Travel and Exchanges Tab.
Mini Med School Vancouver Island - Are you a grade 10-12 student with a passion for science and health research? Join BC Children's Hospital Research Institute for a day of presentations and hands-on activities that explore the newest discoveries and innovations in health research. Friday, April 29th, 2022, 8:30 am - 3:30 pm AT THE Coast Victoria Hotel & Marina at 146 Kingston Street. You require a teacher to sponsor the registration. The Registration form will be posted on Monday, March 7 to Sunday, March 13, 2022. Proof of vaccination is required to attend. For more information and the registration process see the Saanich Career Education webpage at https://careered.sd63.bc.ca/ under the Events, Info Session and more tab.
THE VICTORIA LITERACY CONNECTION is looking for tutors and volunteers to read with children. Both roles are only online at this point, so you would be volunteering from the comfort of your own home! Open to ages 16+. This is a great way to accrue your 30 hours of volunteer work! Training will be provided. For volunteers reading with children: email: email@example.com or call: 236-464-1575. For volunteers for basic computer tutors: Email: firstname.lastname@example.org or call 250-385-0014
VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITY - SAANICH PENNINSULA YOUTH HEALTH CLINIC - The Youth Action Team at the Saanich Peninsula Youth Health Clinic is looking to recruit volunteers who are interested in training for our Sexual Health Ambassador Program! This will involve a weekly commitment of 90 minutes on Thursday evenings from 5:30-7:00 pm. The clinic runs through the summer as well, so they would be especially interested in applicants who are available year-round! For more information and how to apply go to the Saanich Career Education website at https://careered.sd63.bc.ca/ under the Volunteer Opportunities tab.
THE RED BRICK CAFE in Sidney is looking to hire Front Counter Staff. $15.20 hour + tips. Monday-Friday 7:00 am to 4:00 pm. Apply in person with resume. Address - 2423 Beacon Avenue, Sidney
SIDNEY PIER HOTEL is looking for a HOUSEPERSON @ $17.50 an hour. Duties would include attending to all guest requests for delivery of housekeeping items and responsible for assisting in minor maintenance. See the Saanich Career Education website at https://careered.sd63.bc.ca/ under the Job Opportunities tab for the complete job description. Please send your resume to Lisa Nordstrom.
BLUE'S BAYOU CAFE (Dishwasher) - Dishwashers needed for evening shifts, 5:30-9ish. Blue’s Bayou Cafe located at 899 Marchant Road, Brentwood Bay, BC. $16.00 hour to start + tips + a meal. Please drop your resume off at Blue’s Bayou Cafe.
MATTICK'S FARM MINI-GOLF is looking for a part-time Kiosk Attendant. Start date would be March 2022 Spring Break (subject to weather conditions) $15.20 hour. Applications must be available to work weekends and evenings. Cash handling and previous customer service experience is preferred. Food Safe Level 1 Certificate is a requirement. Email resume to email@example.com
NORGARDEN ESTATES in Sidney is looking to hire Dining Room Servers for their three dining rooms. The positions are part time 4 pm - 8 pm. $19.29 hour. FOODSAFE is a requirement. Email Leah Ralph your resume and cover letter to: firstname.lastname@example.org
THRIFTY'S CENTRAL SAANICH LOCATION Central Saanich location (7860 Wallace Drive) is hiring in all departments. (bakery, front end, grocery, produce, deli, meat & seafood counters) $16.00 an hour. *Thrifty’s is willing to sponsor you for Work Experience 12A - 12B* Apply in person at the Customer Service Desk with a resume and application, applications are online @ https://www.thriftyfoods.com/career
Last chance grad clothing order! The online store is open now until April 4th - Don't miss out! White T-shirt available for use at the GRAD TIE DYE event in May.
Hey Grads! This week is GRAD Spirit week. Today is Dress like a Teacher Day! Tomorrow is Childhood Memories Day!
GRAD SPRING PLANT FUNDRAISER! GRADS are offering a Spring Plant Fundraiser! For each plant that you sell, you get $5 credited towards your Grad Dinner Dance ticket. This is an excellent opportunity to reduce costs and get some beautiful flowers, plants, veggies, and herbs. You can either collect orders and record your sales on the attached order form, or you can refer people to the link below to access the website. Orders and money are due on April 14th and plants will arrive on May 3rd. Please see Ms. Tamboline in room 43 if you have any questions.
GRAD 2022 BOTTLE DRIVE is happening Saturday, March 26th from 9am-12pm at Stelly's School. Grads ...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.
THAT'S IT FOR TODAY STELLY'S ... STAY GOLDEN AND MAROON!