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Stelly's Daily Buzz - February 20, 2024

Stelly's Daily Buzz - February 20, 2024


Tuesday, February 20th, 2024

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Michelle Obama - Former First Lady of the United States said: “History has shown us that courage can be contagious, and hope can take on a life of its own”.

Wednesday February 21st is Early dismissal Day. Students will be dismissed from class at 1:35pm in preparation of our Parent Course Selection Info Night.

Do you like to act, sing or dance? Sign up for our upcoming Spring Coffee Concert on March 6th! Signup sheet is outside the band room and sign ups close tomorrow, Wednesday the 21st!

This coming Wednesday we will host a parent course selection evening for our current grade 9-11 parents. This is an opportunity for parents to inform themselves to assist their children with course selections for the 2024-2025 school year.  The agenda is as follows:

5:00 - 5:45: Presentation of grade specific information (ie grad programs, post secondary requirements, career programs, ect.)

  • Grade 9 parents (students going into grade 10), please go to the Multi-Purpose Room
  • Grade 10 parents (students going into grade 11), please go to the Learning Commons
  • Grade 11 parents (students going into grade 12), please go to the Large Gym

5:45 - 7:30: Course specific information - a chance to ask questions to the departments/teachers of specific courses.  A map will be provided. There will be childminding available for those parents of young children.  Please consider joining us for the evening to have all your course selection questions answered.

The Coldest Night of the Year event is happening this Saturday, February 24th, in Downtown Victoria and our school is participating! If you’re interested, please go to Ms. Wallace’s room at lunch TODAY for more information. You can also contribute by visiting the CNOY website to sponsor our group. Any donations help!

Students, have you picked up your school bus card? We still have quite a few in the office and they need to be signed for when picked up. Please come to the main office during the breaks or at lunch.

Thursday February 22nd, parents are invited to the District Parent Engagement Evening, hosted by Saanich School District in collaboration with COPACS, from 7 to 8:30pm, being held here at Stelly’s. This year's theme is Student success: What's happening in school to support the strategic plan and its four themes? This annual gathering brings together parents and guardians, school and district administrators, teachers and trustees to share information. This evening will be set up like a fair where you can choose from a variety of school conversations. Schools from across the district will be there to share their learning journeys. The event will start and end in the theatre. Registration is not required.


February 20 -  Spirit Day - Throwback Fashion: Wear styles from the 70’s, 80’s and 90’s

February 21 - Early Dismissal at 1:35pm

February 21 - Parent Info Night / Course Selection 5pm - 7:30pm (for current grade 9 - 11 students)

February 23 - Mini Course Fair for students

February 28 - Pink Shirt - wear pink for anti-bullying day

February 29 - We Wear Black Day

February 29 - Grade 8 Course Selection Evening for parents (in person and virtual)


Girls soccer tryouts will be held today and Thursday February 22nd at 3:30pm at Centennial Park.

Junior Girls Volleyball Drop In activity that is open to all grade 9 and 10 girls. This will be happening on Tuesdays after school and starts Feb 27! Girls did not need to play on the A or B team this season. Come out for some Queen’s Court style games and warm up. More information available when you attend on the 27th.

GRAD 2024

There is a mandatory Grad Assembly on Friday February 23rd at 9:25am! This is a very important meeting as it will discuss all the grad ceremony and grad dinner dance details. Please do not skip this assembly!


Today is the day!!! The Canadian Forces are here at Stelly's to talk about all the different careers available within. From naval ops to aviation, health care, PR, engineering, cooking - and more! They're going to be doing all kinds of fun stuff today, make sure you come pop by the Career Centre at lunch to introduce yourself and chat about the possibility of joining the Canadian Forces as a career choice!

And don't forget to mark your calendars for Tuesday March 5th. Reps from F-SWEP, the Federal Student Work Experience Program will be here at lunch in the Career Centre to talk about the full time PAID full time summer employment opportunities available for high school students interested in trades. More info to come! Stay tuned.

The Youth Engagement Program or "YEP" is hosting the course Emergency First Aid with CPR / AED Level C. This in person, fun, interactive one day course is happening at the SHOAL Centre on Saturday, April 6th. Check the poster on the Career Board for more info and how to register! 

Looking for a part time job? Check the poster on the career board and scan the QR code to find local jobs, updated all the time! Need help? Pop into the Career Centre. We got you! 


ROCKY MOUNTAIN TRIP - SISP is offering a trip to the Rocky Mountains April 22-25, 2024.  If you are interested in going, please complete the activity expression of interest form listed below by no later than Monday February 19th:

   Stay Golden . . . and Maroon!