The Daily Buzz

May 13th, 2022

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May 13th, 2022
by Wendy Duffield - Friday, 13 May 2022, 8:52 AM


May 13th, 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 BBQ Jalapeno cheese burger, Veggie burger, Chicken Caesar salad, Grilled cheese, Hummus and pita, Grilled ham and cheese, Meat ravioli baked pasta, Drumsticks and roast potatoes, Butter chicken with naan, Teriyaki rice bowl.   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 Musical runs from 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.

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.

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.


BC REGIONAL COUNCIL OF CARPENTERS - “Plan A” Summer Youth Employment Program.  Get PAID to Learn a Trade.  It’s a skill you will have forever!  No experience required!  Visit your Career Centre for more details and for an application!

VOLUNTEER RECRUITMENT OPEN at CENTRAL SAANICH POLICE SERVICE - Apply to be a Volunteer at    Application deadline:  Friday, 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.


CENTRAL SAANICH LIONS CLUB is looking for volunteers for the following event on Saturday, May 28, 7:00 am to 12:30 pm. Swiftsure Yacht Race (breakfast cookout at Clover Point)

Central Saanich Lions Club is looking for volunteers for the following events in June: 

-Saturday, June 4, 9:00 am - 11:30 am. Clean-up at our Lions Hall (6994 East Saanich Rd.)  

-Saturday, June 11, 9:00 am - 11:30 am. Clean up at our Lions Hall (6994 East Saanich Rd.).  

-Saturday, June 19, 7:30 am - 12:30 pm. Pancake breakfast.  Father's Day Prostate Walk (Camosun College parking lot on Markham Rd, Interurban Campus).  

-Saturday, June 25, 10:30 am to 5:30 pm, St. Stephen’s Church Concert (7921 St. Stephens Road, off Mt Newton X Rd.)

Central Saanich Lions Club is looking for volunteers for their BIGGEST Events on Sunday, July 10, 6:00 AM to 6:00 PM (either morning or afternoon) at Heritage Acres (7321 Lochside) & Saturday, July 16, 7:30 am to 3:00 pm Deuce Days Car Show (TBA West Burnside Road).   Please contact Ken Burkowski for details.  The Lion Club can provide transportation, they appreciate all volunteers. Home phone: 250 652 3217   ➤   Cell: 250 812 9028 


EUGENES'S GREEK FOOD LTD. - is looking for energetic part time workers who can work on their own at their warehouse! (14-6782 Veyaness Road).  The job consists of packaging pita bread, you must be able to lift 25lbs, Saturdays and Sundays, $17.00hr. Email your resume to

ISLAND RETURN IT DEPOT has summer positions available, part-time and full-time.  Island Return It is a family owned and operated business, they recycle bottles and cans for refund; also electronics, small appliances and light bulbs at no cost.  They are located in Sidney (#5-10025 Galaran Rd), location hours are Tuesday-Saturday 10-5 (hours are flexible).  $18-25 hour (+ tips depending on position).  Contact Jay at 604-812-7722 or the Depot directly at 778-351-2828

HERITAGE MASONRY is hiring labourers and supports apprenticeship training for labourers who wish to level up their masonry skills and experience. Contact Kaye Abellana 250-891-4999  

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

GRAD 2022

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

GRADS ... You have grad clothing order pick up. Please see Mrs. Dildy in room 39 to collect your grad wear.

Mandatory Grad Rehearsals are at lunch in the Large Gym  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!!

THE 2022 AFTERGRAD PARENTS have their last ROSE FUNDRAISER coming up, orders due May 13, with pick up May 20.  A dozen roses will be $20, etransfer to or drop off cash/cheque to the office with your name on the envelope.  Thanks for your support!