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WEDNESDAY, JUNE 21st, 2023


National Indigenous Peoples day is TODAY, Wednesday, June 21st.  To celebrate at Stelly's we will be hosting Bone Game during lunch.  This is a traditional game of chance played between two teams, accompanied by drumming and singing. All are welcome to join in the games, and no experience is required to play.  We will also be selling Indian Tacos and Fry Bread at lunch in the amphitheatre. Indian Tacos combine all of the classic taco toppings with a soft and chewy fry bread base. Please come and sample this popular Pan-Indigenous treat.  The cost is five dollars, cash is accepted at the stand, or you can pay for your food in the cafeteria line.   Everyone is welcome and encouraged to join in the Stelly's celebration of National Indigenous Peoples Day! Hope to see you all there!

JUST A REMINDER TO ALL STUDENTS to check the LOST & FOUND TABLE for any items they may have lost! Also, at the office we have a number of items that are lost too!

TODAY IS THE LAST DAY FOR CAFETERIA … be sure to SAY a HUGE “THANK YOU” to the staff and students as you go through the line . They are amazing!

DENIM SALE is happening again today in the main foyer. Come on out and see what they have!!

Learning Commons is closed at lunch other than for quiet studying for exams.

GRAD 2024  DRY GRAD BOTTLE DRIVE FOR THE GRADS of 2024 starts this Saturday, June 24!    The bottle drives will be the fourth Saturday of every month (including the summer) from 9am-12pm.  We are looking for student and parent volunteers.   Students can receive 4 hours volunteer time each bottle drive. We are especially looking for a volunteer with a truck!  If you would like to help out, please email Keely at



Saanich Pioneer Society is celebrating its  90th Anniversary and is looking for volunteers to help out answering questions, directing guests and operating the coffee table. See the Career Centre for more information!

The 28th Annual Sampson Intertribal Powwow “Honoring Wəťanmy” is on! The Powwow Committee is looking for volunteers for the event that runs at Stelly’s Secondary on July 21-23. 

Have you heard about the Beacon Community Services Youth Engagement Program? Do you want to get involved with your community, learn some new skills and find employment - while meeting new friends and having fun? Come learn more at our BBQ kickoff party! It's happening Tuesday July 4th from 11:30am -2pm at Shoal Centre. You should come! 


Fulfill your required volunteer hours for high school graduation by helping a child to learn to ride a bike!   iCan Bike is looking for volunteers to help children with cognitive and or physical challenges to learn how to ride a two wheeler. This camp happens during the week of July 10-14th at Panorama. Come take part in this valuable volunteer experience providing emotional, motivational and physical support!


GRAD 2023

GRADS: Reminder that Dinner/Dance Tickets need to be paid NOW! See Mrs. Youell in the Accounting office or pay online via your student account!

GRADS: Still needing something to wear? It’s NOT TOO LATE to borrow a dress, suit and accessories etc. from the Magic Wand for a small fee.  Email Elizabeth at for an appointment.

Dry Grad Ticket Sales & Clothing Drop Off:   Tickets are $10 each for grads and approved guests – cash or e-transfer to (be sure to include the name of each individual ticket holder payment is for in the message field).  Tickets will be sold in person June 21, 22 during clothing drop off between 8:15-8:45AM.  Questions? Contact


Take Food Safe Training Level One at the Shoal Centre for only $60 on July 15th!

Take your Emergency First Aid with CPR -C at the SHOAL Centre for just $55 on July 21st!

Peninsula Country Market needs volunteers on Saturdays in the Kids Zone to help with the free play area, crafts and other activities!

The Lion's Club pancake breakfast is happening July 1st and needs volunteers to help serve em up!

Are you 18 and interested in working in aviation? YYJ is hiring screening officers. Wage is $25.63 once training is completed. Opportunities for growth and benefits and pension plan are available. Apply now!

July 4th is the YEP BBQ kick-off - learn more about the Youth Engagement Program over a free lunch!

The Recycling Team is having their first meet-up on July 8th, meet the team and brainstorm ideas for a recycling program at the Peninsula Country Market!

Looking for a meaningful summer job? Are you skilled and passionate about connecting with local youth and up for liaising with businesses and various members of the community? The Youth Engagement Program is hiring a program assistant! You'd work over the summer - Tuesday-Saturday, 35 hours per week out of Shoal Centre. Minimum grade 11 students may apply for this awesome opportunity - application forms and more info in the Career Centre. 

   Stay Golden . . . and Maroon!

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