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Monday's Daily Buzz


          OCTOBER 24th, 2022


Katie Postlethwaite, Lily and Frank Edgell, Maddie Widdifield, Kit Miller, Sarah Arndt, Elisabetta Debiasi, Xena iLettizia-Dressel, Wyatt Benson, Simon Makuch, and Lucas Nordstrom. All of these athletes have qualified for provincials in one or more relays.  And some have also qualified in individual events. Congratulations Stingers!

SCHOOL PHOTO RETAKE DAY is TOMORROW October 25th in the morning! The photos will take place in the Dining Room.

ATTENTION GRADS!! Are you thinking of applying to Camosun but want some help?  Do you have questions about the programs they offer?  Come and meet with an admissions advisor TODAY at lunch in the Learning Commons to get your questions answered.

Thrifty Foods Hiring Session is this Thursday, October 27th at lunch in the Career Centre.  Come hear about the benefits of working at Thirfty’s!!

Are you thinking of applying to UVic but want some help?  Do you have questions about the programs? A Student Recruitment Officer (Stephanie) will be visiting Stelly’s on Wednesday, October 26th at lunch in the Learning Commons.  Come and meet with Stephanie and get your questions answered! 

STELLY'S HALLOWEEN EVENTS - Monday October 24 - Halloween Colours  & Tuesday October 25 - Spooky/Cozy Fall Sweaters      Stelly's leadership students will be around all week with prizes and treats for Stingers showing off their Halloween Spirit!  Halloween Scavenger Hunt - Monday to Friday hunt for hidden prize tickets to redeem for cafeteria cards and prizes.

The University of Victoria’s School of Health Information Science is hosting:

  • In-person Open House on Tuesday, October 25th, 4:30-6:00 pm at the University of Victoria’s Human and Social Development building (HSD) in room A240 (light refreshments will be served.)

 Virtual Open House on Thursday, October 27th at 4:30pm via Zoom. See the Saanich Career Education website at under the Post-Secondary School/University Information tab for more information.

SOCIAL JUSTICE CLUB is looking for volunteers to participate in the “We Scare Hunger Food Drive”  taking place on October 31st. Please see Mrs. Wallace in Room 30 before Friday, October 28th for more information.

Homework Help is available every morning from 7:15 am to 8:30 am in room 46 and after school in the learning commons until 4 pm.

Claremont Secondary is hosting the 13th Annual "SCREAMFEST" Halloween event Oct. 25, 26, & 27 from 5:30 to 9:00 each night.  Tickets are on sale at Stelly's in the main foyer at lunch Thursday, Monday & Tuesday.   Tickets are $10 per person. Ticket includes event entry, a chance to win contests, draws & door prizes, plus 5 coupons for access to the famous Haunted Walk or for use at the midway games or food at the BBQ and concession.   For planning your visit to the Haunted Walk: 6:00-7:30 is ‘SPOOKY’ for the younger visitors.   8:00-9:00 is ‘SCARY’ for the braver visitors. Proceeds from ticket sales at Stelly's benefit programs and events here at our school. 

Stelly's Scholarship Club - Are you interested in learning how to access/apply for scholarship and grant opportunities, how to apply, when to start applying, including creating resumes, writing essays?   See Ms. Hackman, Ms. Lizama and Mr. Bishop for more information.  Join our Google classroom for up to date details - the code is 4lxwt46  

Homebuilders Association Vancouver (HAVAN) Virtual Career Expo - There’s never been a better time for young women to start a career in residential construction.  November 1, 2022 11:00 am to 7:00 pm, 4:00-5:00 Explore Your Career Choices, 5:00-6:00 How Do I Get Started?, 6:00-7:00 Trailblazers.  For more information and to register see the Saanich Career Education website at under the Events, Info Sessions and more or the Opportunities for Girls tab.

Ireland's virtual universities fair is scheduled for Wednesday, November 2, 2022.  Join the live chat at anytime, Pacific Time 2 pm to 6 pm.  Speak privately with Ireland's best Universities, Colleges and Government officials.  See the Saanich Career Education website at Under the Events, Info Sessions and more tab for more information and the registration link.

UVic Virtual Parents Night- Nov 13th    -  Parent nights are for parents and guardians of high school students, but your students are welcome to join you! In these online events, we'll answer your questions about admission requirements, scholarships and upcoming application deadlines, and offer advice on helping your children successfully transition to life in university.  Events are scheduled in Pacific Time. Registration closes two hours before an event.  SUNDAY, November 13, 2022  7:00 PM to 9:00 pm.  See the Saanich Career Education website at under the Events, Info sessions and more tab to register.

LEARNING TO LEAD™ TRADES | NOVEMBER 25-27, 2022     Minerva's Learning to Lead™ Trades program is for self-identified girls who are looking to gain confidence in their leadership, and are curious to learn about the career prospects in Trades. The 2022 virtual program is being offered on November 25th 6 pm to 8 pm - November 26th 10am to 4 pm - November 27th 10 am to 12 pm.   Apply before November 14, 2022.  See the Saanich Career Education website at:

Katimavik National Experience is a life-changing experience for young adults to explore Canada, make new friendships, gain valuable experience and contribute to positive change through volunteerism.  You will be participating in volunteering for 30 hrs. week - learning about Indigenous peoples in Canada - team building - designing and implementing community projects.  See the website for more.  Applications are open for the January 2023 cohort which runs from January 11 to June 14, 2023 or July 14 to December 13, 2023.  See the Saanich Career Education website at Under the Volunteer Opportunities tab for more information and the registration link.

Stay Golden . . . and Maroon!