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Thursday's Daily Buzz

 NOVEMBER 3rd, 2022

Sr Boys & Jr Boys Basketball has tryouts on Friday Nov 4 after school. If you have any questions please see Mr. Peden. 

Stelly’s BOOK CLUB will meet today at lunch in Room 46.

There are over 95  Diploma Verifications missing from the Grade 12’s. Please hand in at the Career Centre ASAP!

University of Alberta is visiting Stelly’s TOMORROW on Friday, November 4th at lunch in the Conference Room. (go through the Counselling area). Come  Check it out!

Are you interested in going to France and Italy on Spring Break of 2024? We are going for 10 days and looking for a few more students to come on this adventure. An early registration discount has been extended until Christmas. Please see Ms Liberatore or the poster on the wall outside of the Learning Commons for more information. 

Homework Help is available every morning from 7:15 am to 8:20 am in Room 46 and after school in the Learning Commons until 4 pm.

GRAD 2023

GRAD PHOTO’S are happening through November 10th. Check out the lifetouch trailer and website and book your appointment TODAY ! 

Support Stelly's 2023 Grads AND some of our Fabulous Local Businesses by purchasing gift cards for yourself or someone else!  Use them yourself or they are great presents for the upcoming season and 10% of all sales goes back toward the 2023 Dry Grad party!  Connect with a grad or their parent to find out how to purchase before November 25th!  Thank you in advance for your support!

Fairway Cards for Grad 2023 - Come by the office and pick up a Fairways Card and stop by Fairways and load money on your fundraising card and Fairway’s will donate 5% of the amount to Grad 2023!

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 


Enter the “Legion Youth Remembrance Contest”  ART - VIDEO - WRITING - Create something about Remembrance and what it means to you and your country, and you could win local and national prizes, including: Cash and Travel!  Deadline: November 15, 2022.  Who can enter?: All kids & youth, grades 1-12, in BC & Yukon.  Contest Categories: Poster - Essay - Poetry - Video.  For more information go to 

ALL ENTRIES MUST BE SUBMITTED TO YOUR LOCAL LEGION BRANCH .  See the Saanich Career Education website at under the Events, Info Sessions and more tab for more information.

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.

EXPLORE UVIC -  Tour the campus and faculty buildings.  Learn about student life from current students.  Attend a lecture.  Speak with staff and faculty members at our information fair.  Saturday, November 26, 2022 at 10:00 am - 5:15 pm.  See the Saanich Career Education website at under the Post Secondary School/University Information tab for more information and 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 

Are you a GIRL interested in Engineering?  Come find out why an increasing number of females are choosing engineering as their path!  If so, join us for Go ENG Girl 2022!  Saturday, December 3rd, 2022  10 am - 4 pm at the University of Victoria, ECS Building.   See the Saanich Career Education website at under the Opportunities for Girls tab for more information and to register.

CanCode Workshops - October 2022 - April 2023       Game Development (Grades 6-9), Biomedical Automation (Grades 6-9), Unplugged Computer Science (Grades 6-10), Alarming Arduinos (Grades 10-12), Self Driving Cars (Grades 8-11).   See the Saanich Career Education website at under the Events, Info Sessions and more tab for more information and to register.

BIG BROTHERS BIG SISTERS Stelly’s and Brentwood Elementary are teaming together for TEEN MENTORING.  A Little time can make a Big difference,  START SOMETHING BIG - GET INVOLVED.  Gain volunteer hours - great experience for your resume - scholarship opportunities - make a child’s life better with just 1 hour a week during the school year!  See the Career Career Centre for application, for more information and required training session info

New employment program YESS (Youth Employment Skill Strategy) starts at ICA. This program is one-on-one job counselling which tails to the individual needs of Immigrant Youth aged 15 to 30 who are looking for jobs.  See the Saanich Career Education website   for more information.

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.


Mary Winspear Centre is looking for a part-time facilities-Maintenance Worker. $18.50 per hour, flexible hours.  Duties include general cleaning and maintenance, setup and tear down of events/functions, replenishment of consumables, must be able to lift/move over 50 pounds.  See the Saanich Career Education website at under the Job Opportunities tab for how to apply

The Waddling Dog Pub is looking for a part time dishwasher/prep person for weekend evenings.  $17.00 hour plus tips, free meal every shift, hours are 4:00 - 11:00 pm.  Please apply at the Waddling Dog with a resume, ask for Rebecca.

Island Health is hiring Food Service & Environmental  (Housekeeping) Services Workers!!   Shifts to suit your schedule with a starting wage of $20.97 hour!  See the Saanich Career Education website at  under the job opportunities tab to apply!

Airline ground services company at the Victoria International Airport is looking to hire full and part-time baggage handlers.  Job consists of unloading/loading aircraft of baggage and freight, marshalling, towing aircraft, aircraft interior cleaning.  Employees must be able to drive baggage tugs, belt loaders & other ramp side equipment.  Starting wage $18.25/hr with steady increases … Must enjoy working outdoors in all types of weather, be able to lift up to 50lbs, plus be able to kneel, crawl, and work in tight spaces.  Having a driver's license is a plus. Evenings/mornings/weekend shifts available. Apply to:


Stay Golden . . . and Maroon


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