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WEDNESDAY, May 17th, 2023



CONGRATULATIONS to the SENIOR GIRLS SOCCER TEAM for finishing second on the island!  They had a tough penalty shot loss to Reynolds in the final but continue to battle for a berth to provincials.  Good luck girls!

STUDENTS who have signed up for the FOOD DRIVE TONIGHT, please check your school email for the location you are assigned to. 

Grade 11 students interested in joining the 2024 Grad Exec are asked to attend a meeting Thursday May 18th in room 39 (Mrs. Dildy's room) Information about the role of grad exec and how to apply will be presented during this meeting. 

The Canadian Parents for French Saanich Chapter’s Annual General Meeting is on May 25th. Please join us on Thursday, May 25th, for the online meeting. We will send the meeting package before the meeting date.  We hope to see you there!

The next INTERNATIONAL LUNCHEON will be in the Learning Commons on Thursday May 18th.



CPF Maple Syrup Fundraiser -  Support our SWEET fundraiser!  All profits will help us offer fun French learning opportunities for our students in Saanich. Treat your loved ones or yourself! Stock up on our authentic maple syrup - direct from Quebec - to enhance your yummy breakfast, lunch or dinner treats!  Please order and pay before May 21st by e-transfer to    Your CPF School Representative will email you the pickup dates and times.   Thank you for supporting Canadian Parents for French - Saanich Chapter.

Fun field trip alert! Coast Guard Days at the Canadian Coast Guard Facility is happening the first half of the day Thursday, June 1st, 2023 - downtown Victoria. Check out all things Coast Guard careers, including demonstrations, tours and information sessions.  You'll learn about helicopter operations, navigation systems, search and rescue, and vessel tours will all be part of this exciting day. Field trip forms are available in the Career Centre and are due May 26th. Hope you can come!

Rifflandia Entertainment Co is introducing "The Monster", the world's largest inflatable obstacle course, and we need student volunteers to help run it! The dates are June 8th-11th and you receive two free ticket codes to Rifflandia for every shift you complete! If you're into music fests and having a great time - jump on this awesome opportunity!


GRAD 2023

GRAD REHEARSAL in the Large Gym on Thursday, May 18th at lunch. All GRADS MUST ATTEND!

ATTN Grade 12 students …. An UPDATED ELIGABILTY 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 Jocelyne Pryer in the main office!


Victoria Foundation has generously provided a $30,000 grant to our Youth Access Fund to enable youth in Victoria, BC to attend Outward Bound Canada (OBC) courses on full scholarships applicable for our 2023 summer expeditions.


ḰELSET Elementary School is seeking volunteers to help run their Spring Fair, happening Friday May 26th from 5-8pm. Shifts can be an hour and a half or longer and run from 3pm-8. Help is needed for set up and take down as well as managing various stations at the event. Earn those volunteer hours while having fun and helping the ḰELSET kiddos have an amazing Spring Fair!

 It's that time of year again, this May long weekend it's the 160th Annual Highland Games celebrating Scottish and Celtic Culture! They're looking for awesome volunteers - like you! Perks of volunteering include free admission, free lunch and a T Shirt! Shifts are limited so sign up quick. Check the Career Ed Website for more info.

Blues Bayou right down on the water in Brentwood Bay is hiring dishwashers! Pay is $17 an hour plus tip out and shifts run about 4 hours long. Free meal every shift! If interested drop by the restaurant with your resume. 

Mary's Bleue Moon is hiring front of house staff. If you have an outgoing personality and are interested in the hospitality industry, email your resume! Contact info is posted on the Career Board. 

Student Works Painting is hiring summer painters now. Starting wage is $20/hr and earn up to $30/hr once trained. Painting is a great skill to learn, it's satisfying work, fun to be outdoors and working with friends is encouraged.

 B & C Food is located on Keating Cross road and is looking for warehouse workers. Starting wage is $18/hr and no experience is necessary. Part time and full time shifts are available (over summer). General duties include warehouse tasks and there is room for advancement. Apply now!

Aspiring trades people - listen up! The Kinetic Youth Employment Program sponsors young workers in the Skilled Trades BC, Youth Work in Trades program and applications are now open! They provide trades gear, specialized courses, mentorship and customized training. Chosen candidates will earn $22/hr and it's offered to full time placements only. Applications are available in the Career Centre

Are you passionate about Science or Engineering? Science venture is looking for Junior counsellors to volunteer with our team to help lead STEM summer camps! Application deadline is May 30th and all the info you need is on the career board.

Tim Hortons in Sidney is hiring reliable and energetic staff to join their team at the Beacon Ave location in Sidney. They offer staff meals, health care benefits, and a friendly environment. Come to the Career Centre and grab an application and drop it off with your resume - they are short staffed and hiring now!

 The Victoria Therapeutic Riding Association is seeking volunteers for their summer camp programs to help with both horses and camp participants. This is a great opportunity to assist those with disabilities to enjoy a horse riding experience. Whether or not you are a horse person, you're invited to help use horseback riding as therapy for those who need it most. As always, more info is available on the Career Ed website!

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!

 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

     Stay Golden . . . and Maroon!

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