The Daily Buzz

June 6th, 2022

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June 6th, 2022
by Bettina Perron - Monday, 6 June 2022, 1:06 PM


June 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 an Artichoke and Ham Panini with roasted peppers, Bacon & Chicken Ranch Wrap, Mac & Cheese, Jambalaya Rice Bowl, Black & Blue Chicken Salad or Thai Spiced Yam Ginger Coconut Chicken Soup. Come on Down and check it out!

Congratulations to our Senior Boys Rugby Team for winning 1st place in the Provincial Championships on Friday! Way to go Stingers! You make us Proud!

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.

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.


This Wednesday and Thursday Indigenous Leadership will be fundraising to incorporate more Indigenous plants into the school garden. We are selling many kinds of garden plants, including walking onions, strawberries, Hydrangeas, figs and tomatoes, and more! We will be in the main Foyer on June 8th and 9th at lunch. Father’s Day is around the corner, so surprise a dad in your life with a unique gift!  Indigenous Leadership meets at lunch on Tuesday to prepare for our Plant Sale Fundraiser. See you in Room 33!

France and Italy 2024! Stelly's is once again hosting an amazing trip to France and Italy on Spring Break of 2024. We will be visiting Paris, Nice, Florence and Rome over 11 days This tour is open to all Stelly's students. Please see Ms. Liberatore in room 51 or email for more information. 


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!

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 events:

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

-Saturday, June 19, at 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, at 10:30 am to 5:30 pm, St. Stephen’s Church Concert (7921 St. Stephens Road, off Mt Newton X Rd.)

Sunday, July 10th, at 6:00 AM to 6:00 PM (either morning or afternoon) at Heritage Acres (7321 Lochside)

Saturday, July 16, at 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 or Cell: 250 812 9028 


THE BOYS & GIRLS CLUB OF SOUTH VANCOUVER ISALND are currently looking for Leaders In Training, for their Summer Camps in Metchosin and Westshore Clubs.  June 27th to August 12th (7 weeks) from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm.  Metchosin Club - 3900 Metchosin Road or Westshore Club - 345 Wale Road.  For more information and the job description see the Saanich Career Education website at 

GRAD 2022

NOT READY FOR COLLEGE OR UNIVERSITY?   Come discover the possibilities of a 2022/23 gap year.  Gap Year Expo.  Saturday, June 11, 2022.  12 pm to 3 pm PST | 3 pm to 6 pm EST.  A gap year is a once-in-a lifetime opportunity.  We’re here to help you make the most of it.  Canada’s one-stop-shop for gap year related support, information and resources,  

Mandatory Grad Rehearsal is at lunch in the Large Gym on Thursday June 16.  Please put these dates in your calendar and do not miss these important rehearsals!!

MAGIC WAND PROJECT ... Why buy a Grad Tux or Dress when you can borrow one. The Magic Wand offers an inexpensive and eco-friendly alternative to grad outfits for both girls and boys. This is a chance to borrow, rather than buy, a dress, suit or tux, (a small fee for cleaning is the only charge). All outfits are new or like-new, and all accessories are included. Any student is eligible.  To book an appointment to view the selection of available clothes, email Elizabeth: or Joy:   Website:


HOST FAMILIES NEEDED:  Saanich International Student Program (SISP) is actively looking for new Host Families for our International students joining us at the end of August 2022.  Make lifelong friendships, provide a student with a home away from home and share the beauty of your community!  If you are interested in this opportunity, host families are provided:

·      $975 per month per student (students must have their own bedroom)

·      Ongoing support from the SISP Homestay team

·      International students who are fully vaccinated

Sign up for a no-commitment consultation with one of our Homestay Coordinators or start your application to become a host family!