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 TUESDAY, NOV 22nd, 2022

Interested in first aid? Want to learn a new skill? Naloxone training is being offered here at Stelly's through Island Health on Friday, December 2nd. All students and staff are welcome. See the posters around the school or speak to one of the counsellors to sign up.

There are over 80  Diploma Verifications missing from the Grade 12’s. Please hand in at the Career Centre ASAP!

Indigenous Student Luncheon in the Learning Commons today.  Come and hear from the UVic Indigenous Recruitment Officer about the programs and opportunities available at UVic.

Pizza Day on Friday for lunch as the Cafeteria is closed today. Pizza is ONLY $3.00 a slice. Your choice of Pepperoni, Hawaiian and Cheese available!!

Come JOIN THE STELLY’S KINDNESS DRIVE!  As a school until December 9th we are collecting food, gently used winter clothes, gift cards and cash to help support families in our community.   We are looking for: CEREAL, CANNED TOMATOES, SCHOOL SNACKS, JUICE, CANNED FRUIT, PASTA SAUCE, CAKE / MUFFIN MIX, HELPERS (INSTANT POTATOES / HAMBURGER HELPER), CANNED MEAT, PANCAKE MIX, SHAMPOO / CONDITIONER, BODY WASH, TOOTHBRUSHES, SOCKS, MITTENS, GLOVES, TOQUES (NEW or GENTLY USED).  More people are accessing Food Banks for support than ever before.  If you can give, please do! Bring donations to your block 1 class, or to Ms Hackman in the Career Centre if you don't have a block 1 class.  Thank you!

Grade 9 students were given their immunization consent forms on Friday and we ask that they be completed and signed  and  returned to the school office by this Friday, Nov. 25th. 

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

Support Stelly's 2023 Grads & 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 parents to find out how to purchase before November 25th!  Thank you in advance for your support!

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 or Mr. Bishop for more information.  Join our Google classroom for up to date details - the code is 4wt46 


ENGL 115: University Writing and Research: An introduction to critical thinking and reading, academic writing, and research skills. Consistent with the conditions and expectations students encounter as readers and writers at university.  All sections include an in-class essay, a research essay, and a final examination.  Program runs Friday from 9:00 am to 11:30 am … February 2nd to June 23rd at ILC Saanichton.

ELC 110 (Early Learning & Care) - Dual Credit Pathway for High School Students beginning February 2023 at Camosun.  Program runs Friday afternoons from 3:00-6:00pm on January 13th to April 14th at the Camosun.

Health 111 (Indigenous Peoples Health) - Dual Credit Pathway for High School Students.  Beginning January 2023.  This Program runs virtually (Camosun) on Tuesdays from 6:00-9:00.  January 10th to April 11th online.  For more information see your Career Teacher.  You need to be in English 12 now or you will have to write an English assessment!

University of Victoria, Gustavson School of Business is hosting a Zoom Workshops for students in Grade 10-12. What Makes a Good Side-Hustle? on Tuesday, November 22nd at 6:00 pm (PST). See the Saanich Career Education website at under the Training, Workshops and Camps Tab for more information and to register.

Camosun is hosting an information session for Sports Management Therapy.  

  • Sport Management (Bachelor of Sport Management, Diploma and Post-Degree Diploma credentials) on Thursday, November 24 | 6-7pm IN-PERSON 

For more information see the Saanich Career Education website under the Events, Info Session and Training Tab


Volunteer opportunities with the Greater Victoria Green Team!  

  • Saturday, November 26, 2022   Remove invasive species & meet the community.

 For more information see the Saanich Career Education website under the Volunteer Opportunities Tab.


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.

FREE POLICE CAMP on March 18-25, 2023 for Grade 11 & 12 students interested in Law Enforcement …  This Camp is for you!  Application Deadline : November 30th, 2022.   See your Career Centre for more information!!   See the Saanich Career Education website at under the Training, Workshops and Camps tab for Poster.

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 2022Saturday, 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.

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.


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!


Stay Golden . . . and Maroon


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