April 11, 2022

Daily Announcements

April 11th, 2022               


Monday – Pizza $2.50 per slice
Tuesday – Soup & a Bun $4.00 (Wicked Thai Chicken Soup)
Wednesday – Pizza $2.50 per slice
Thursday – Red Barn Hot Dogs $3.50
Friday – Snacks & Drinks

On Wednesday, April 13th, a jar of Mini Eggs will be placed outside the office for an Easter guessing game.  Whoever gets the correct amount FIRST gets the jar to themselves.  The link to submit your guesses will be placed in front of the jar.

Congratulations to the Sr. Girls Soccer Team for winning the UVic Spring Classic Tournament!  They beat Reynolds in the final on PKs!  Special shout out to tournament MVP, Davin Fisher.  Way to go, girls!!!

The official field opening for the rugby pitch will coincide with the Boot Game against SMUS this week at Oak Bay. Girls 7s kick-off at 3, Junior boys kick-off at 3:30 and the Barbs will kick off at 5.

Oak Bay Girls Basketball Run n Gun team will have a short meeting TODAY at lunch at small gym.  We still have room for 2-3 more players, so those interested are encouraged to attend. Questions? Check in with Mr. Fast.

The Canadian Coast Guard, Western Region is holding an exciting event at the Victoria Base (25 Huron Street) on Friday, June 10th called “Coast Guard Days” where they will have several booths and demonstrations highlighting who they are and the type of work done at the Canadian Coast Guard – from helicopter operations, vessel tour, search and rescue, aids to navigation, and more. They are inviting middle and high schools from the Greater Victoria area to get youth excited about Coast Guard and to showcase the various job opportunities within the organization.  This will likely take place in the morning but will be confirmed once we have the number of students interested. You will need to email Ms. Giesbrecht sgiesbrecht@sd61.bc.ca by April 13th if you would like to attend. 

Camosun College and the South Island Partnership will be hosting a Women In Trades and Technology Exploration Day on April 21st.  Explore trades opportunities in electrical, fine furniture, sheet metal and automotive as well as tech opportunities in computer science, Camosun Innovates, mechanical engineering and electronics.   Please see the link https://oakbaycareercentre.weebly.com/news–events  for more details and if you are interested pick up an application form from Ms. Giesbrecht in the Career Centre and return it before April 13th.

Previous Announcements

Learning to Lead™ is, a four-week leadership program with 2-hour zoom sessions every week, open to Grade 11 girls, transgender, and non-binary youth. Participants gain confidence through a series of interactive workshops and activities. They leave the program with greater self-awareness, and the inspiration to take on new challenges and opportunities. This interactive program invites young women to develop a leadership mindset in a supportive and fun environment.  You will also gain insight from guest speakers and mentors – accomplished leaders who share their candid perspectives on their personal experiences.  Please go to the website https://minervabc.ca/learning-to-lead/ for more information and see Ms. Giesbrecht if you have any questions. 

Seed The City – Summer Work Experience Course  – For current grade 10 and 11 students.  https://oakbaycareercentre.weebly.com/news–events  Please see Ms. Giesbrecht if you have any questions.

Volunteering Opportunities


Job Opportunities 

Film Camp in A Box is currently seeking senior students to fill paid roles in their spring break and summer programs.  They are a youth based digital media literacy workshop that engages young people between the ages of 8 – 14 in stop motion animation and filmmaking opportunities throughout Canada. They have partnerships with Oak Bay, Saanich, Panorama and Westshore communities.  Please go to the website for more information www.filmcampinabox and email Bryan Goldmintz at bryan@filmcampinabox.com with your resume.