The Daily Buzz

April 27th, 2022

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April 27th, 2022
by Bettina Perron - Wednesday, 27 April 2022, 10:18 AM


April 27th, 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 BLTC Wrap, Chicken & Mozza with roasted Garlic Arugula on Focaccia, Artisan Pizza Slice, Chicken Caesar Salad, Meat Tortellini in a Creamy Sundried Tomato Sauce, Roasted Pumpkin & Coconut Soup with a biscuit or Asian Meatballs & Veggies on Chow Mein Noodles.  Come on Down and check it out! 

CANADIAN PARENTS FOR FRENCH are selling Quebec Maple Syrup as a fundraiser! If you are interested in buying some before May 22nd ... email or come to the office!

SCHOOL BUS REGISTRATION for 2022-2023 - Registration is now open for students to ride the school bus for the next 2022-2023 school year.  Students must be registered with SD63 Transportation Department and hold a current year bus pass in order to ride on the bus.  Registration is on-line, and you will need the following information when registering: Student Name, School, Grade, Student Number. Registration is on the SD#63 website. Registration will close June 15, 2022.

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.

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.

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. 


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


FINDING SUCCESS IN DESIGN - a webinar about finding your career path in design post-secondary school.  Are you a creative individual with an interest in art and design? Would you like to know how your passions can become a fulfilling career?  Is studying art and design the next step for you? April 28th at 7:00 pm. See the Saanich Career Education website at   under the Events, Info Sessions and more tab to register.

ISACA (Information Systems Audit and Control Association) Victoria Presents the Cyber Security Conference on Thursday, on April 28th, 5:00 - 8:00 pm.  Learn more about pathways leading to Cyber Security Inspiring Careers in Cyber Security: The Future of Work in Technology.  Hear from the Private & Public Sector Speakers, Career Advisors and Professionals on: Career Paths ⧫ Job Opportunities ⧫ Required Skill sets ⧫ How to Get There.   FYI: it is anticipated that there will be 3.5 million job openings in the area of cybersecurity in 2025. For more information and to register see the Saanich Career Education website at  under the Events, Info Session 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

WOMEN IN TRADES VIRTUAL MEET & GREET - Women in Trades Virtual Meet & Greet for Female High School Students. This FREE virtual Event takes place on Monday, May 9th, 2022 at 6:30 PST pm, ends at 8:00 PST pm.  See the poster and register on the Saanich Career Education website under Events, Info Sessions and more tab 

SIDNEY EMPLOYMENT EXPO - Explore part-time job opportunities - Gain valuable experience and confidence in talking to employers - Take part in the Resume Bootcamp station - Explore career options - Gain insight into the local labour market. May 19, 2022 - 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm at Mary Winspear Centre. For the poster see the Saanich Education Career webpage at   under the Events, Info Sessions and more tab.

CANADIAN COAST GUARD DAYS - Friday, June 10th, Victoria Base (25 Huron St.)  Have you ever considered a career with the Coast Guard?  Check out several booths and demonstrations highlighting who we are and the type of work we do from helicopter operations, vessel tour, search and rescue, aids to navigation, and more…  If interested see Mr. Bailey in Room #27.

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.


BARB'S FISH & CHIPS is hiring Cooks, Prep Cooks, Cashiers & Dishwashers. Help wanted from 8 am to 8 pm seven days a week, full time and part-time.  Ultra-flexible hours and days of work to suit your schedule.  For more information and to apply on-line: 

CEANESSE KITCHEN LTD. is looking for part- or full-time workers in their shop over the summer!  The duties would be wrapping parts for shipping and receiving, installing doors and drawer fronts on cabinets. There will also be an opportunity to learn some of the basic machinery. No experience is required as we train in house. Steel toed boots are required, a good attitude and we will provide everything else.  Hours are 7:00 to 3:30 Monday to Friday, starting wage is $18 hour.  To apply email your resume to Chris Strasbourg at

VINTAGE WOODWORKS INC. -  Is a heritage restoration specialist company and award-winning manufacturer of replica energy efficient custom wood windows, doors and storefronts.  They are recruiting new employees to join their team as joinery apprentices or glass installers.  Vintage Woodworks has build a have built a team of professional red seal joiners and are proud of the work we have done to build these meaningful careers with our valued team. If you are interested in providing this opportunity please contact  Tracy Pheiffer  (Human Resources) or Judith Milne  (General Manager).

WorkBC is hosting our first In-Person Job Fair for youth in over 2 years!  WORK 4 (YOU)th (Ages 15 to 30).  Masks Required for Everyone’s Safety.  When: Thursday, May 12th, from 3 - 6 pm   Where: WorkBC Centre at 201-1483 Douglas Street.   Youth-friendly employers, info tables about awesome free services, prizes, swag. Pre-Registration encouraged. Drop-ins welcome!  Register here:

AIRLINE GROUND SERVICES COMPANY at the Victoria International Airport is looking to hire full and part-time baggage handlers.  Job consists of: unloading/loading aircraft of baggage and freight, marshalling, towing aircraft, aircraft interior cleaning.  Employees must be able to drive baggage tugs, belt loaders & other ramp side equipment.   Starting wage $18.25/hr with steady increases.  Must enjoy working outdoors in all types of weather, be able to lift up to 50lbs, plus be able to kneel, crawl, and work in tight spaces.  Having a driver’s license is a plus. Evenings/mornings/weekend shifts available.  Apply to:

GRAD 2022

REMINDER to Grads ... Please hand in your grad forms to the main office by this Friday, April 29th!

INFORMATION FOR GRAD 2022 PARENTS/CAREGIVERS:  We will be having a virtual grad parent/caregiver meeting on Thursday, April 28th at 7:15pm to relay important information about graduation events that we have already shared with our grads.  This is directly following Parent-Teacher Interviews and therefore, any parents/caregivers unable to get home for this virtual meeting can join us in the Learning Commons.  

HELLO LOVELY GRADS!!  Who needs to learn “How-to walk-in heels”? I'm sure many of you! Anyone is welcome to attend the "heels" lesson on Tuesday, May 10th (there will be another date too) at lunch...location TBA.