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THURSDAY, May 4th, 2023


Stelly’s Spring Dance is happening TONIGHT in the MPR from 7pm to 9:30pm. LAST CHANCE to get your Tickets TODAY at lunch!.  Everyone is invited! Join us for music, dancing, games and more!!

Tomorrow is Red Dress Day, a day of recognition for Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women, Girls and Two-Spirited People.  Indigenous Leadership students will be selling red dress pins at lunch to raise money for the Lil'Red Dress project. Please wear red to show your support.

Info and forms for Paddle Club are available on the door of Rm 20. Sign up for our first paddle on Friday, May 5th!

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

On May 17th from 4pm-8pm Stelly's students, staff, families and alumni are welcome to join in our “Fill the Hive Food Drive”. This event is a great way to connect with students and staff and is greatly appreciated. If you are able to help out this year walking, driving or packing boxes, please fill out the Google form. Family and friends are welcome to join too!  Each person must be registered separately. Current students please pick up a field trip form from the office. Any questions please contact:


Studio 63, SD63's teaching salon at the Saanichton Learning Centre, is open for business! Walk-ins are Welcome, and they provide hair cuts, styles, colour and highlights, and luxurious scalp massages. More info is on the career board to make an appointment. Treat yourself, you deserve it!

The Pacific Institute for Sports Excellence aka PISE is looking for volunteers for their Family Sport and Recreation Festival this 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 TD Art Gallery paint in on Moss Street is the largest summer arts festival on the island, and it's looking for volunteers! Earn your community hours for graduation while having fun and supporting the arts.  More info on the career board!

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  next Wednesday, May 10th at lunch in the Learning Commons.  Bee there if you can!!  


Operation Trackshoes is looking for volunteers to help kids with developmental disabilities. You would be providing support for athletes in wheelchairs, as well as fun and recreational events appropriate for all ages and levels of ability. The event runs June 9-11 - and training starts May 8th - so act quick. Application packages are available in the Career Centre and there is a poster on the Career Board with more info.

Samual Barclay Painting is looking for door to door canvassers to source leads for paint jobs. This is a great way to enter into the world of sales by building confidence and sales skills. It's a part time position with flexible hours offering $20-$27 dollars an hour. If you're enthusiastic and have strong communication skills this could be an awesome part time gig! Check the Career Ed website for more info!

The Surly Mermaid Restaurant is hiring hosts. They offer minimum wage plus tips, an awesome team and management and room for advancement to serving and bartending. Duties include greeting and seating customers in an efficient and friendly manner, cleaning and setting tables and running food. Drop by with your resume or apply online through

HERE IS A FANTASTIC OPPORTUNITY FOR SOMEONE PURSUING A CARREER IN HEALTH CARE -specifically mental health and addictions. Homewood at Ravensview is hiring a support worker to join their team. This is an entry level position - you'd be part of the team helping to support patients by escorting them to off site programs and appointments while promoting a safe and healthy environment. Check the Career Ed website for more information!

If you like working with kids and are seeking summer employment - listen up! Kids Klub Childcare is looking for a summer day camp team. Build leadership, problem solving and communication skills while having fun! Application deadline is May 25th. Check the poster on the career board for more info!

POLITANO’S is hiring! They are looking for someone part time who can work a few days during the week as well as weekends. You start at around $17 an hour and no experience is necessary. Duties include preparing orders including food, drinks and desserts, dishes and general cleaning. Drop off your resume and cover letter today or apply on Indeed.

CARPENTERS AND ASPIRING CARPENTERS! The Plan A Summer Youth Employment Program provides paid work experience to students interested in a career in carpentry. It's a full-time summer placement with deadlines soon approaching but it's not too late! Check the career board for more information!!! Such an awesome opportunity to earn money while learning all about what it's actually like to work as a carpenter. 

Ground services at Victoria International Airport YYJ is hiring baggage handlers. If you're able to lift 50 pounds, like to be outdoors and have an interest in aviation - this could be an awesome opportunity for you. Did I mention flight discounts?!?! Hello travel! Wage is $18.25 an hour to start! Check the career board for more info!

Can you imagine getting Mango Dragon fruit Refreshers FOR FREE? Bring this dream to life with a part time job at Starbucks! And here's the best part - they're hiring! Not only is Starbucks an awesome place to work - they offer great benefits. Drop by the Sidney location with your resume and cover letter or scan the QR code on the poster on the Career Info Board to apply online.

STILL LOOKING FOR A PART TIME JOB???  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 REC CENTRE 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.

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 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

ATTN Grade 12 students …. The eligibility list to participate in the Recognition Ceremony is now posted outside the counselling office in the main foyer. Please check the list for your student #.   If your student # is missing …. Please see Jocelyn Pryer in the main office!

Reminder to all Grads - please make sure you have submitted all your forms ASAP!

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  are available in the office.

Stelly's Dry After-Grad is hosting  2  paint nights at McTavish Academy of Art.  Happening this  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!

     Stay Golden . . . and Maroon!


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