October 31, 2019

Daily Announcements

October 31st, 2019 

  • CAFETERIA – Hot Dogs


 Halloween costume contest beside the social staircase at LUNCH.  Also, come by for candy if you are dressed up.

Grade 10’s:
Be sure to complete the assignments posted on Google classroom for your Career Life Exploration credit.  Go to oakbaycareered.weebly.com, grade 10, and sign into Google classroom to access your assignments.

Aiden Osmond please go to room 304 at Lunch.

Any student wishing to write the Canadian Senior and Intermediate Math Contest on Nov. 20th, please let either Mr. Shiao or Mr. Carter know by the end of next week (Nov. 8) so the correct number of contests can be ordered and delivered by contest day.

Anyone who has a canvasing envelope from the C4C fundraiser must return it to the office.  We need ALL envelopes back, even ones that are empty.

Lattitude Global Volunteering will be in the Career Centre at LUNCH on November 4th.

Quest University will be in the Career Centre at LUNCH on November 5th.

University of Alberta will be in the Career Centre at 3:10pm on November 5th.

Dalhousie University will be in the Career Centre at 12:30pm on November 7th.

Attention, young innovators! The Science Fair Foundation BC is looking to help you showcase your innovative solutions to industry, academia and investors at the 2020 Youth Innovation Showcase! If you’re a young innovator who resides in the province of BC or the Yukon and are between the ages of 12 to 24, we want to hear from you!  From innovative, new medical devices to a new, sustainable 3D printing process, youth from all areas of BC and the Yukon are invited to pitch their innovative solutions at the Youth Innovation Showcase!  Please register and learn more about the 2020 Youth Innovation Showcase at www.youthinnovation.ca if you are interested or go to the OakBayCareerCentre Instagram page to see the poster.

Oak Bay grad Robert Lee is organizing a tech/entrepreneurship/general-interest lecture on-campus at UVic Friday, November 1st. He is bringing the three authors of Amazon bestseller Swipe to Unlock who are also Project Managers at Microsoft, Google, and Facebook to UVic to give a presentation on the fusion of technology and business strategy.  If you are interested in business, entrepreneurship, and/or tech register to attend at bit.ly/uvicPMpanel   Space is limited at this point, and anyone interested must register online.

UVic’s High Tech U launches a new season of real-world, technology-focused experiential learning opportunities..  High Tech U  See Mrs. Giesbrecht or Mr. Alexander if you have any questions.

Previous Announcements

 Fire Camp for teens (15-18 yrs.) from March 16 – 21, 2020.  This is a great opportunity for our students who are considering firefighting as a career.   Information and applications can be found at either www.metchosinfire.ca or www.sooke.ca .   ALL APPLICATION’S ARE DUE INTO MRS. GIESBRECHT BY 4:00 PM DECEMBER 18, 2019.  The physical exam does not need to be completed until the student is shortlisted but if you can get one easily and with no charge it would be best to get it done early.  The $200 fee does not have to be paid until the student has been offered a seat in the program.  There are 20 seats available and not all applications will receive interviews.

Wanna Make  a Difference at OB?  Come see tspray in 309 to find out how you can become a Math TA.  This is a great way to supports people, learn valuable people skills, get credit or volunteer hours….ALSO Please sign up at the link (https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScT9b0cIFjUNVUJ0DLjX7NJPFbrpAADU7EK9uS0CXxDvpqMfg/viewform

 Outside the Timetable Courses, please click on the link below

Job Opportunities



BY YOUTH FOR YOUTH – The Canadian Francophone Games will be held in Victoria this summer, July 14 -18, and they are looking for volunteers.  Go to their website: www.jeuxfc.ca and sign up to become a volunteer.  They are also looking to create a Youth Ambassador Program of 40 – 60 French immersion  and francophone schools in the province of BC.  These ambassadors will be involved in the planning and hosting of events.

Volunteer opportunity with the Downtown Victoria Business Association.  This year we are organizing “Lights of Wonder”,  Downtown Victoria’s first outdoor holiday light display and we are in need of volunteers and we thought highschool students would be a great fit.  Here is a link to the Facebook event in case you would like to see what the event is about: https://www.facebook.com/events/669716513524700/  Email:  Gabriela Rivera at gabriela@downtownvictoria.ca  if you are interested.