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MONDAY, April 17th, 2023


Bus Registration for the 2023/24 school year is now open! Registrations are only accepted online.  Here is the link:   Transportation | Saanich Schools

Looking to gain volunteer hours? This Sunday, April 16th, the Victoria Cycling League is hosting a cycling race right here in Central Saanich! They are seeking volunteers to work as road marshals and also need photographers. Shifts run about two and a half hours and it's sure to be a fun, safe, action-filled day. Check the career board or Career Ed website for more info. That's this Sunday!

Spring plant sales! Last fundraising chance for the Grad Dinner/Dance! Each item sold reduces your dinner/dance ticket price by $5. Talk to your friends and family about buying their veggie starts and hanging baskets through us. See the post in the Grad Google Classroom or else paper order forms can be picked up from the grad board. Orders and money are due on Tuesday, April 25th. Any Questions? See Ms Tamboline.

GAME DAY is on Monday at Lunch in the Learning Commons. Come and Join the fun … Everyone is Welcome!


Attention trades people - here's a career opportunity for you! Pacific Coast Metalcraft, a local Sheet Metal company is looking to hire an apprentice to help with fabrication, installation, assembly and transportation of products. Pacific Coast Metal Craft focuses on building their employees lifelong skills and have an apprentice program which can set the right person on a course toward becoming a Red Seal Sheet Metal worker through their training program. No experience required! Check the Career Board for more info!

Butchard Gardens Job Fair is happening on Thursday, April 20th from 6:30pm to 8:oopm. Come on out and bring your resume and get a job for the summer!! Great Place to work!!

Information Session on New K-12 Student Reporting Policy is happening on Tuesday, April 18th at 7:00 p.m. (until 8:00 p.m.) for Parents and Caregivers.   It is happening on Microsoft Teams Meeting. Join on your computer or mobile app Click here to join   Our purpose is to Receive information on:  Why is my child not getting a letter grade?  How will I know how my child is doing?  What is descriptive feedback?  How will I know if my child is on track to graduate?

Island Ignite is a mentorship camp for young women that includes team building activities and firefighting tasks - with a major focus on FUN! Island Ignite is FREE and will leave you feeling empowered and inspired. Check out ISLAND IGNITE DOT COM for more information - applications are due May 1st. More info is available in the career centre.

Another exciting volunteering opportunity! The Brentwood Bay Association is seeking volunteers to help out with events like "Music in the Park", "Brentwood Bay Festival", parades and the Christmas Light Display. Join the fun in your home community. Check the career info board for more information! 


All SCHOLARSHIP MEETINGS are at lunchtime in the Learning Commons. The Next meeting is this Wednesday, April 19th at lunch in the Learning Commons.  Bee there if you can!!  


Still looking for a part time gig? Dollarama is hiring store associates. Duties include providing customer service, ensuring store cleanliness, general operations and merchandising duties. Apply online (more info on the Career Ed website) or drop by the Sidney store with your resume and cover letter.

Island Health Step Up Youth Volunteer Program is now accepting applications! Beat the rush and apply now for this competitive and rewarding volunteer program. Pop by the Career Centre for more information and help with your application.

Still looking for that perfect summer job? Are you athletic and like working with kids? Check this out - Panorama is hiring summer sports camp leaders and assistants for both their multi-sport camp and tennis camps running all summer long. Shifts are 5 hours Monday to Friday - earn between $21-$24 an hour! Check the CRD website for more info.

If you're looking to gain volunteer hours for your CLC class or work experience, are interested in organic farming and love animals, we have the perfect opportunity for you! Prohibition Vineyard is looking for volunteers to help out on their small scale farm. Come work in the vegetable garden, with the sheep, chicken and more! For more info - check the career board!

The Pacific Institute for Sports Excellence aka PISE is looking for volunteers for their Family Sport and Recreation Festival on Saturday, May 6th. This is a great opportunity for students looking to gain volunteer hours for graduation. If interested, check the career centre board!

The Saanich Peninsula / Shoreline Medical Youth Health Clinic is recruiting new volunteers for their Peer Health Educator Program. If you're interested in becoming an ambassador for sexual health, check the Career Centre Information Board!

YMCA YWCA of Vancouver Island Outdoor Centre/Camp Thunderbird (Sooke, BC)  Is looking to hire Counsellors - Out-Trip Counsellor - One-On-One Support Counsellor - Leadership Development Counsellor @ $131.46-$145.19/day.  Students in Grades 12 are eligible to apply for paid positions from June 2023 to September 1, 2023.  For the complete Counsellors Posting see the Saanich Career Education website at under the Job Opportunities Tab.   Also, They are looking for Prep Cooks!! 40 hours per week, $18.00 to $24.00 per hour.  Students in Grades 11 and 12 are eligible April to September 2023.  For the complete Prep Cook Posting see the Saanich Career Education website at under the Job Opportunities Tab.   Also, They are looking for Volunteers!! Are you interested in working with children and youth in outdoor settings? Students in Grades 11 and 12 are eligible to volunteer from June 24, 2023 to the end of August 2023.  For the complete Volunteer Posting see the Saanich Career Education website at under the Volunteers Opportunities Tab.  


GRAD 2023

We need GRAD 2023  student volunteers  for the Scrap Metal Drive event: 9AM-NOON both Sat Apr 22 and Apr 29th.   Please sign up on:; or TEXT 250-661-6074 and let us know who you are and when you can volunteer.

Support Stelly’s Dry Grad 2023 with a FAIRWAY FUNDRAISING CARD!    How it works: Any time you shop at Fairway between now and the end of June, load money onto your Fairway card, and use it to pay for your groceries. Fairway will donate an amount equal to 5% of the total loaded to Dry Grad 2023. There is no cost to you.  Fairway cards will be sent home with all the grads on Thursday, April 13th, 2023.  More cards are available in the office.

Stelly's Dry After-Grad is hosting 2 paint nights at McTavish Academy of Art.  Happening on Friday, May 5th from 6-9pm and Sat, May 6th from 1-4pm.  $45/person     There are only 40 seats available per evening, so sign up ASAP to reserve your seat. This event is open to the public so bring your friends and family, everyone welcome!

Grad Scrap Metal Fundraiser:  Drop regular scrap metal off at Stelly’s between April 22 to April 30. NOTE: Manned hours (for help lifting) Saturday April 22 & Saturday April 29 between 9AM to NOON.  For the “expensive metals” aluminum; brass; copper. Items can also be dropped directly to Williams Scrap metal (donate to Stelly’s account). Please email to arrange for larger items or expensive metals during unmanned hours, or if you have any questions!

Please ask your grads to help collect, volunteer, etc. for this drive. Thank you for your support! Every little bit counts!


     Stay Golden . . . and Maroon!