The Daily Buzz

April 6th, 2022

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April 6th, 2022
by Bettina Perron - Wednesday, 6 April 2022, 10:06 AM


April 6th, 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 Brie & Pesto Baguette with Tomato Arugula, Crunch Chicken Bacon Caesar Wrap, Chef Salad with Creamy Cucumber dressing, Artizan Pizza, Bowtie pasta with Italian sausage in a White Wine sauce, Wonton Soup or Sesame Chicken with Broccoli on rice.  Come on Down and check it out! 

CHANGES TO MASK REGULATIONS: As indicated by the Public Health Orders, the use of masks are OPTIONAL NOW. 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.

Any students wishing to REWRITE their Literacy 10, Numeracy 10 or Literacy 12 exams please see Mr. Braun in the office ASAP. We will be rewriting at the end of April.

COULD THE FOLLOWING STUDENTS please see Madame Bosman at Break: Ava Irving, Danyel Harding, Maddison Ruffle, Julianna Steinbring, Liliane Vonach, Anna Littkemann, Maria Hatzilaskaris & June Friesen.

ONE PLANET STUDENT CHALLENGE - All students in Victoria are invited to submit a video or illustration to answer: How might we bring one Planet Living Ideas into our Community? Check out the website ... for more information!

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 Winkel at

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.

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 on the Stelly's Tennis Team this year, please see Mr. Hart today 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


Have you ever thought about a career in the high demand areas of "Information Technology Systems and Networking Administration or Web and Mobile Development?" Join us online on Tuesday, April 12th at 7 pm - 8 pm to learn more about Vancouver Island University's diploma programs through the ITAS department that will help you build a career in these exciting technology fields.  To register visit the Saanich Career Education webpage at: under Events, Info Sessions and more tab

WORKBC is excited to announce a series of virtual and in-person events to celebrate BC Youth Week May 2nd to 6th.  To register and see the different presentations visit the Saanich Career Education webpage at: under Events, Info Sessions and more tab

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, it 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 you 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 - There is still room at the Women in Trades and Technology Exploration Day happening 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.  TRADES: Electrical - Fine Furniture - Sheet Metal - Automotive   TECHNOLOGY: Computer Science - Camosun Innovates - Mechanical Engineering - Electronics.   Please see the 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. 


SIDNEY SAVE-ON FOODS is NOW HIRING for all positions ... For more information see the Saanich Career Education website at under the Job Opportunities 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

IT IS A TRADITION AT STELLYS TO INCORPORATE MUSICAL PERFORMANCES IN OUR GRAD RECOGNITION CEREMONY:  Talk to Mr. Ziegler if you have any questions.  Apply by April 14th.  Auditions will take place May 4th and May 6th.

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.


KIDSPORT GREATER VICTORIA: Financial support for families in need, So ALL Kids Can Play.   KidSport Greater Victoria is a local organization that exists to help families in need access organized sport opportunities for their children. To be eligible for up to $600 per year in registration fee support, children must be 18 years or under, families must be within financial eligibility limits, and season must be at least 8 weeks long with an eligible sport organization.  For more information, a list of eligible local sport organizations, and to apply, visit