The Daily Buzz

April 4th, 2022

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April 4th, 2022
by Bettina Perron - Monday, 4 April 2022, 1:58 PM


April 4th, 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 Chicken Cheddar Roasted Garlic & Pepper Flat Bread, California Turkey Wrap, Chicken Almond & Pear Salad, Mac & Cheese, Teriyaki Beef & Broccoli on Udon Noodles or Roasted Pepper Tomato Coconut Soup with Naan.    Come on Down and check it out! 

Congratulations to Katelyn Surry and Megan Collins who are both competitive gymnasts and both won 1st place in their age divisions at the BC Provincials for gymnastics. Way to Go Stingers!

CHANGES TO MASK REGULATIONS: As indicated by the Public Health Orders, the use of masks are OPTIONAL after Spring Break. We must all respect the decision and physical space of others whether they choose to wear a mask or not.   Regardless of mask use, please continue to monitor your health and remain home if you are unwell.

Is your child graduating in 2023? We are looking for a grad 2023 parent to take over the monthly bottle drop offs?  It has become a huge fundraiser, so far we have raised over $10,000 in bottles!  We have April and May drop offs, and then June we pass it over to the 2023 crew. Please contact Darcy

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: 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.


TENNIS TEAM: Any students interested in playing ton the Stelly's Tennis Team this year please see Mr Hart in the computer lab!!


ARE YOU INTERESTED IN VISITING FRANCE & ITALY ON SPRING BREAK 2024? Ms. Liberatore will be leading a group of students grades 9-12 with Explorica Tours to some of the most gorgeous cities in Europe. We will visit Paris, Nice, Florence and Rome. Payment plans are available and there is an early enrollment discount. Pleases contact or come to room 51 at break or lunch for more information. . For more information you can also email Tasha at


BCIT Radio Arts & Entertainment Program -  is accepting applications for their full time diploma program in September 2022.  For more information and how to apply see the Saanich Career Education website at    under the Post Secondary Schools/University Information tab.

TRADES EXPLORATION (TEx Program) - TEx Program, in semester 2 next year at Claremont Secondary, can help you discover the trade that suits you and your talents best, and, lead into post secondary trades training at Camosun College. Tex combines school-based instruction with actual workplace experience in Carpentry, Plumbing, Welding and Electrical, giving a comprehensive overview of each of these trade areas.  Learn about each trade, fast track your future and earn up to 8 credits toward grad for completing 2 courses!  See Ms. Hackman in the Career Centre for more information.

INDIGENOUS HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS! You’re invited to explore pathways to post secondary with UVic and Camosun on Thursday, April 14, 2022.  If you are interested ... email    For more information see the Saanich Career Education website at  under the Events, Info Session and more tab.

WOMEN IN TRADES & TECHNOLOGY EXPLORATION DAY is on Thursday, April 21st, 2022 from 9:30am - 2:00pm @ 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 @ under the Events, Info Sessions and more tab.


THE RUMRUNNER PUB & RESTAURANT is looking for bussers!  $15.20 an hour + tips.  To apply contact Bill Singer directly @ (250) 661-2207 (9881 Seaport Place, Sidney).

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 @

GRAD 2022

GRAD SCHOLARSHIP meeting is happening on Wednesday April 20th at lunch in the Learning Commons. See Mrs. Laws if you can't attend!

STELLY'S 2022  AFTERGRAD SILENT AUCTION, website ( and it will be LIVE from April 6th thru19th finishing up at Brewskies pub for a Beer 'n Burger night, Tuesday April 19th.  Tickets for the Beer’n’Burger are $25 and can be purchased by emailing Christa Flight at  Thanks for all your support of our 2022 grads!

GRAD SPRING PLANT FUNDRAISER is happening right now! 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 order form, or you can refer people to the link 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.