The Daily Buzz

May 9th, 2022

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May 9th, 2022
by Bettina Perron - Monday, 9 May 2022, 11:16 AM


May 9th, 2022


GOOD MORNING STELLY'S! We would like to take this moment to acknowledge the W̱SÁNEĆ TERRITORY our school resides on...       


TODAY THE CAFETERIA has the choice of a Baked Italian Sub Melt, Ham Cheese Ranch & Spinach Wrap, Cobb Salad, Singapore Mango Chicken Curry Rice Bowl, Mac & Cheese or Chili Con Carne with a Cheese Biscuit.  Come on Down and check it out!

STELLY'S SENIOR DRAMA CLASS presents “The Outsiders”, based on the classic novel by S.E. Hinton. The show runs May 25th thru May 27th in the MPR at 7pm. Doors open at 6:30pm and tickets are $10 and available in the Main Office.

STELLY'S MAY COFFEE CONCERT is happening on Wednesday, May 11th at 7pm in the MPR. Reserve your seats in advance by contacting @stellysperformingarts on instagram or pay at the door.

MOOSEHIDE CAMPAIGN is on Thursday, May 12th. Students will be coming around to your class in block 1 to hand out pins, which represent a 'commitment to honour, respect, and protect the women and children in our lives.' Please take one and wear it on Thursday May 12th to show your support. If you choose not to wear one, please leave the pin on the desk. Thank you for showing your support!

ATTN ALL GRADUATING FRENCH IMMERSION STUDENTS ... Please stop by the office and pick up your small token of congratulations from the Canadian Parents for French.

SCHOLARSHIP MEETING has been moved from Wednesday to Tomorrow Tuesday, May 10th at lunch in Learning Commons! See Mrs. Laws if you have any questions!

ANTIGEN TESTS FOR STUDENTS - Reminder to students that if you didn’t pick up your box of antigen tests yet, they are available in the office. Students are allowed to receive one box each.

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


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

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:  

VOLUNTEER RECRUITMENT OPEN at CENTRAL SAANICH POLICE SERVICE - Apply to be a Volunteer at    Application deadline:  May 13, 2022 at 4 pm.  For more information see the Saanich Career Education website at under the Volunteer Opportunities 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. ThursdayMay 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.


>Tactical Day with Abbotsford Fire & Rescue Services // Sunday, June 12, 2022 – Abbotsford, BC

 >Search & Rescue with Canadian Coast Guard // TBA – Richmond, BC. 

 >Day Sail on a Warship with the Royal Canadian Navy// Monday, July 4, 2022 - Vancouver, BC.         Note:  Please check the individual event descriptions for any minimum age restrictions – these are set by agency partners for liability reasons.  Proof of full vaccination is required!   See the Saanich Career Education website at under the Opportunities for Girls tab for more information and to apply. 

CAMOSUN BRIDGE WATCH RATING PROGRAM - High school graduates can begin their career at sea! Indigenous people and women who are Canadian Citizens or Permanent Residents are invited to participate in the fully-funded Bridge Watch Rating program.  You will learn and enhance seamanship skills, earn nationally-recognized certifications, and embark upon an exciting, entry-level career in the Marine industry. For more information see the Saanich Career Education website at under the Post Secondary School/University Information tab.


BABYSITTER WANTED: A mom in North Saanich (Veyaness Road) is looking for a babysitter for the occasional evening.  Two girls ages 5 and 2.  $18.00 hour.  Please TEXT Julie @ (250) 507-6917

CORDOVA BAY UNITED CHURCH has an exciting job opportunity in their Church office assisting with summer programs.  The job runs from June 6 - August 26, 2022.  $18.00 hour - 30 hours a week.  For more information see the Saanich Career Education website at   under the Job Opportunities tab.

SWANS BREWERY & PUB are looking to fill full and part-time Kitchen Porter and Prep Cook positions!  The Kitchen Porter role is responsible for supporting and assisting in Kitchen operations including cleaning, prepping, portioning and has the potential to move into a cooking role.  This position also offers a flexible schedule, ideal for students.  The Prep Cook role is responsible for prepping ingredients, cooking / preparing recipes to specifications, assist in catering, general cleaning and dishwashing, and works closely alongside Line Cooks.  This position has a flexible schedule, ideal for students, and has the potential to move into a line cooking role.  For more information see the Saanich Career Education website at   under the Job Opportunities tab.

ISLAND HEALTH is looking to hire a number of Environmental Service workers.  For more information about how to start your Career in Environmental Services - About Island Health - Why Environmental Services at Island Health visit the Saanich Career Education website at under the Job Opportunities tab.  All applications should go to

YYJ LAWNS is seeking a team member for summer work, immediately!! This would include mowing, trimming and other routine yard work.  All training and equipment are provided.  $20.00 hour.  For more information and how to apply see the Saanich Career Education website at under the Job Opportunities tab.

GRAD 2022

REMINDER to Grads ... If you haven't handed in your GRAD FORMS YET ... DO SO ASAP!! They are PAST DUE!

Mandatory Grad Rehearsals are at lunch in the Large Gym this Thursday May 12, Monday May 16 & Thursday June 16. Also, on Friday, May 27th we are heading to UVIC to do the final Rehearsal.  Please put these dates in your calendar and do not miss these important rehearsals!!

GRAD TYE DYE EVENT is happening on Wednesday, May 11th at lunch.  Grads...Please bring a white cotton item to dye, we will provide the rest!  Check out the Stelly's Grad Instagram highlights for design ideas.

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 in the MPR! at lunch.