Thursday's Daily Buzz
THURSDAY, JANUARY 19th, 2023
DO YOU LIKE BOARD GAMES? Then come to a games night hosted by the music department and The Board Game Cafe. The Board Game Cafe will be bringing a bunch of games for you to try! The Game Night is next Friday January 27th from 6-8pm and it is happening in the Dining Room. Tickets are $10 and are on sale in the office.. Only 50 tickets will be for sale so be sure to get your tickets early.
HOCKEY ACADEMY MEETING FOR NEXT YEAR is with Mr. Gosse TODAY at lunch in Room 26.
ANY GRADE 12’S who need retakes of their grad photos, there are a few spaces left TODAY, January 19th. Please see the office ASAP if you need to book a session.
All SCHOLARSHIP meetings are at lunch time in the Learning Commons. The next meeting is Wednesday, February 15th . Bee there if you can!!
CUE (CANADIAN UNIVERSITIES EVENT) will be hosting a virtual event for students TONIGHT from 6:00 to 8:00 pm. The event allows students to visit with university reps from over 50 Canadian post-secondary institutions. This event is geared towards Grade 11 and 12 students and their supporters. Each university will have a drop-in style virtual booth where students can choose which universities they wish to visit and can ask questions about programs, admissions, scholarships, housing and more. For more information see the Career Center.
THE DISTRICT OF SAANICH is hosting a Job Fair next Thursday, January 26th, 2023 from 3:00-6:00 pm. The Career Fair will include a variety of departments including Engineering and Public Works / Parks / Fire / Police / Recreation / Community Services / Building Maintenance / IT / Planning and Development / Administrative Support. There are many positions for current students (mostly grade 10 to 12). For example Recreation and Community Services is always looking for Program Assistants/Leaders for our camps or Swim instructors for our two pool facilities or in Public Works as Labourer or Compost Attendant. Otherwise, it is a great place to chat with hiring managers for future career opportunities and discuss types of certifications etc that might be required for specific positions.
Butchart Gardens Job Fair - Thursday, February 9th, 2023 5:30 - 7:30 pm. They are looking to hire in the following areas: Food Services - Visitor Services - Custodial Services - Seed & Gift Store - Gardening. Bring resumé & cover letter OR an application. Shifts will vary and weekend and evening work is required. See the Saanich Career Education website at https://careered.sd63.bc.ca/ under the Events, Info Sessions and more tab for more information and for the application link.
Women in Science - Thursday, February 9th, 2023 from 7:00 - 8:30 pm. Participate in-person at BC Children’s Hospital or virtually in real-time. Registration is open until Sunday, January 22, 2023 until 11:59 pm. For more information and to register see the Saanich Career Education website at https://careered.sd63.bc.ca/ under the Events, Info Sessions and more tab.
UNIVERSITY OF ALBERTA GETAWAY!! A student experience like no other … Your adventure will include transportation reimbursement*, accommodations, meals and a jam-packed schedule of events. You will stay in residence, explore state-of-the-art facilities, uncover hidden gems on campus and experience U of A student life first-hand.
Who: 20 students from across Canada
When: May 26-28, 2023
Where: University of Alberta (Edmonton)
The application deadline is January 31, 2023. For more information and to apply see the Saanich Career Education website https://careered.sd63.bc.ca/ under the Events, Info Sessions and more tab.
Are you interested in UVic Business? Gustavson School of Business is hosting a “Faculty Spotlight Event” for students and parents that will take place on March 1st over zoom. Deadline to apply is January 31st, 2023. If you have any questions or would like to book a one-on-one advising appointment, please email email@example.com Also there are Zoom information sessions every Wednesday from 5:30 pm - 6:30pm PST to provide an overview of the program and application progress. More details regarding this event will be coming by the end of this month.
Virtual Green Collar Careers Conference for students - Green Bricks is very pleased to offer to grade 9-12 students. FREE participation in the Green Collar Futures Career Conference on Saturday, February 11, 2023 from 9:00am - 2:30pm. Space is VERY LIMITED so students MUST be registered by February 8, 2023 (or earlier as spaces will fill up) to attend this event. For more information and how to register go to the Saanich Career Education website at https://careered.sd63.bc.ca/ under the Events, Info Sessions and more tab.
University of Calgary Schulich Ignite is hosting FREE coding workshops for Beginners - Advanced (Python) & Web Development February 14, 2023 - April 8, 2023 - Schulich Ignite is a club at the University of Calgary with a mission to inspire the next generation of programmers and make learning to code fun and accessible for all students! See the Saanich Career Education website at https://careered.sd63.bc.ca/ under the Training, Workshops and Camps tab for more information. NOTE: times in MST
Justice Institute of British Columbia - Law Enforcement Studies Diploma Virtual Info Session on February 16, 2023 from 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm. For more information and to register see the Saanich Career Education website https://careered.sd63.bc.ca/ under the Events, Info Sessions and more tab.
Greater Victoria Hiring and Post-Secondary Education Event - Featuring 50+ Exhibitors & Growing! Happening on Thursday, February 23. 2023 from 11:00am thru 3:00 pm. At the Bay Street Armoury, 715 Bay Street. Bring your Resume! See the Saanich Career Education website @ https://careered.sd63.bc.ca/ under the Events, Info Sessions and more to see all the exhibitors.
Stay Golden . . . and Maroon!