Stelly's Daily Buzz - February 8, 2024
STELLY’S DAILY BUZZ
Thursday, February 8th, 2024
GENERAL SCHOOL NEWS
The Stelly's Scavenger Hunt continues! Come in to the main office for your form and information on what you’re searching for. If you have any questions, please see Ms. Washington. There are still prizes up for grabs!
Waterloo Math Contests: Any students interested in writing a University of Waterloo Math contest in February, please sign up with Mrs. Hilton in room 37 before next Wed Feb 14th.
Candy Grams will be on sale starting today, going until Tuesday the 13th. They will be for sale in the main foyer at lunch time.
Book Club will be meeting today at lunch in room 46. Hope to see you there!
Semester 1 report cards will be available this evening through the district reporting portal. Parents will need to log in with their student(s) as it requires the student number and their password (save this information on your device once you have logged in). If there are any challenges accessing this information on Thursday evening, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Teenage Sexual Health - Parent Info Night > Island Health's Jennifer Gibson presents an informative discussion about being an approachable adult, Thursday February 29th 7:00pm to 8:30pm in the Stelly’s MPR. It’s a free event, however, registration is encouraged for attendance. (To register, click on link here).
IMPORTANT DATES COMING UP
February 8 - Semester 1 report cards will be available online this evening (see information above)
February 12 - Course Selection Grade-Wide Assemblies
February 13 - Grade 9 Immunizations
February 13 - PAC Meeting
February 16 - Pro-D Day (school not in session)
February 19 - Family Day (school not in session)
February 21 - Early Dismissal at 2:05pm
February 21 - Parent Info Night / Course Selection
Meeting for the Junior and Senior girls soccer team will be Monday, February 12 at lunch in the big gym. Tryouts starting next week, see you there!
Grad Spirit Week continues today where the theme is ‘Moms vs Dads’ and Friday is ‘Anything but a backpack’.
UVic is still accepting undergraduate applications for September 2024 for most programs. Check the EducationPlannerBC website to see if your program is still open and submit your application as soon as possible.
Stelly’s Parent Dry Grad Bottle Drive is happening on Saturday February 24th from 9am to 12pm! See you there!
Are you passionate about cycling or mountain biking? Do you want to learn how to fix your bike? Wheeler's Yard, the new bike store down by Keating, is offering a bike repair clinic for beginners. Interested? Or just learning more about biking in general? You're in luck! Owen from Wheeler's Yard will be in the Career Centre TODAY at lunch. Pop by and say hi!
Panorama is hiring lifeguards, swim instructors and assistant lifeguards. Both positions offer great wages, benefits, and challenging yet rewarding work!
Check the Career Ed website or Career Board for more info!
A message from Peninsula Track & Field Club:
Did you know Peninsula Track and Field Club is the only youth running club in Saanich and the Peninsula? In the past two years we have grown, and we offer a strong program for teenagers that suits both those who are new to athletics as well as highly competitive athletes. Registration is now open! We expect the spots to fill up fast, so please encourage your students to register if they are interested.
Registration is available at: https://www.pentrack.org. Financial Aid is available.
Athletes will be introduced to: sprints, hurdles, relays, race walk, shot put, javelin, long jump, high jump & competition/meets. Our training program gives those ages 9-19 the opportunity to develop physical literacy, speed, and fitness, learn Track & Field specific skills, make friends and exercise in a supportive environment, attend track meets if they wish, and compete in alignment with the LONG TERM ATHLETE DEVELOPMENT (LTAD) pathway. See photos at https://www.instagram.com/peninsulatrack/
Stay Golden . . . and Maroon!