April 22, 2022

Daily Announcements

April 22nd, 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

Oak Bay students!  Fine Arts Leadership is hosting a Talent Show on Monday, April 25th.  Everyone is welcome.  Come and show off your talents, possibly win a cash prize and bring your friends to watch.  Look for posters around the school to sign up.

Cyber Security Conference – April 28th 5-8pm
The cyber security workshop aims to help organizations reduce cyber risk in a systematic and consistent way by providing practical guidance on identifying risks, implementing protection and detection security controls, and enabling responding to and recovering from security incidents. Whether you are new to cyber security or a seasoned security guru, you will benefit from this practical workshop provided by a passionate security expert.  https://oakbaycareercentre.weebly.com/news–events

IMAGINING UVic (Inspiring Mathematical Growth and Intuition in Girls) is a summer camp and seminar series aimed at encouraging young women to pursue STEM fields. Interactive sessions lead by cutting-edge mathematical researchers will introduce participants to new and exciting math concepts which go beyond the BC curriculum. Participants will also have various opportunities to interact and form connections with professors and graduate students in mathematics. This program is open to girls (which we interpret in the broadest sense of the word) who will be entering grade 11 or 12 in September 2022. We welcome non-binary, two-spirit, trans, and genderqueer individuals, as well as any other youth who identify with the program.  Please note that this program is by invitation only. All interested students must apply by April 22, 2022 in order to be considered. Successful applicants will be notified in May.   More information, including the application forms, can be found on our website: https://onlineacademiccommunity.uvic.ca/imagininguvic/

UVic Summer Math Camp for Girls entering grade 11 and 12 – July 4th – 8th
This is a summer camp and seminar series open to all women-identifying students who will be entering grade 11 or 12 in September 2022.

Join us for a week of:

  • Exploration in various mathematical concepts
  • Collaborative problem-solving sessions
  • Opportunities to connect with cutting-edge researchers
  • Immersive on-campus experiences

… and a chance to build a network within the mathematical community!
For more information and to apply, please visit our website: https://onlineacademiccommunity.uvic.ca/imagininguvic/
Apply by April 22nd!

Future Global Leaders – UBC
Your students aged 15 to 18 can get a head start on their academic goals with the UBC Future Global Leaders program. This pre-university program is a great way for your students to work out what their passions are while they’re still in high school, and prepare for success at university and beyond by studying a popular course without the stress of exams. Students can attend either online courses that last three weeks or join us on campus in Vancouver, for two-week courses (that combine morning classes, afternoon workshops, and fun social activities). Future Global Leaders runs on various dates in July and August.

Previous Announcements

Seed The City – Summer Work Experience Course  – For current grade 10 and 11 students.  https://oakbaycareercentre.weebly.com/news–events  Applications are due by end of day April 22nd.  Please see Ms. Giesbrecht if you have any questions.

Volunteering Opportunities

Government House is looking for volunteers to help with some garden projects on Tuesday and /or Wednesday mornings if it fits in your schedule.   Please email Valerie Murray directly if you are interested.  vmurray0@gmail.com

Do you have a passion for soccer and want to give back to your community?  Royal Soccer Club is looking for Soccer Day Camp volunteers and camp counsellors.  Please see the link here for more information on how to get involved.  https://oakbaycareercentre.weebly.com/work–volunteer

Volunteers needed for the James Bay Community Picnic on Wednesday June 8th from 3:30pm – 6:30pm.  Contact Samantha Bartlett the Recreation Program Coordinator if you would like to get involved. programs@jamesbaycentre.ca

Job Opportunities

Cactus Club is hiring – Fill out an application here:  https://www.cactusclubcafe.com/hiring/

Save on Foods is hiring – Apply here:  https://www.saveonfoods.com/sm/pickup/rsid/987/join-our-team