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SCHOOL PHOTO RETAKE DAY is TODAY this morning! The photos will take place in the Dining Room.

There will be a basketball practice Wednesday after school for any SR. BOYS who are wanting to play basketball this year.

All girls who are interested in playing basketball! There are tryouts on October 26th afterschool in the big gym. Tryouts start right after school in the big gym, be ready to go! If you have questions please go ask Mr. Hart. 

There are 127 Diploma Verifications missing from the Grade 12’s. Please hand in at the Career Centre ASAP!

A nice pair of nikes was left in the library yesterday afternoon. If you lost your runners and can describe them....please pop by the LC as your parents are likely really upset you lost these...

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.

Are you interested in going to France and Italy on Spring Break of 2024? We are going for 10 days to Paris, Nice, Florence and Rome with Explorica Adventures and we would love for you to join us! The trip cost includes all transportation, accommodation, breakfasts and dinner, admissions to sites, tour guides, and tips.  This trip is open to all students from grades 9 to 12. The early registration discount has been extended until Dec 21. Please contact Ms Liberatore if you would like more information or the discount code at or go to 

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 - Tuesday October 25 - Spooky/Cozy Fall Sweaters     Wednesday October 26 - Scary Hair Day   +   Haunted House at Lunch.  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:   An In-person Open House  TODAY from 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.)  A  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.

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:

BIG BROTHERS BIG SISTERS -  Ever thought about TEEN MENTORING at Brentwood Elementary.  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 Saanich Career Education website at under the Volunteer Opportunities tab for more information

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

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!