December 3, 2021

Daily Announcements

December 3rd, 2021               


Congratulations to the Oak Bay Band, Strings and Orchestra students on a fantastic concert Wednesday evening. Your performance, preparation and execution were flawless. Bravo!

The cafeteria will be opening TODAY and will be open every Wednesday and Friday at lunch until Christmas Break.  Wednesdays will be Red Barn hot dogs – $3.50 each, and Fridays will be Villages Pizza – $2.50/slice.  There will be a variety of snacks and drinks as well.

Connect to Care will be outside the Cafeteria Monday through Friday at lunch next week selling Candy Grams for $2.00!  Make sure to pop by to spread some holiday cheer!

Holiday Cookie Decorating in the Cafeteria on Wednesday, December 8th at lunch.  Bring your friends and come join us to decorate holiday themed cookies.

Grads!  Yearbook needs your grad quote!  Submit your quotes through the link by January 28th.

Visit the Career Centre website for upcoming University Sessions and how you can attend.

Previous Announcements

Congratulations to the November Book Read Winners…
Vivian Zhang and Chelsea Truong
You have each won a $15 gift certificate for either Bolen Books or Tim Hortons! Please go to the library to collect your prizes.

Photography enthusiasts. If you are interested in judging photos or taking part in upcoming photo contests, please join the google classroom “Photo Contests” with

I have just posted a google form with photos from Traditional and Digital Photography’s first assignment (RULE OF THIRDS).  I invite anyone to have a look and help us decide which are to be printed for display! you don’t have to join the photo contest classroom page to vote but it doesn’t hurt!! link to google form. You will need to use your account to participate

The School of Business at Camosun College is hosting 2 upcoming virtual information sessions.  These sessions are a great way for prospective students (and their parents) to learn more about our programs and the many options we have available, everything from a 1-year certificate to a 4-year Bachelor’s degree!   Session will be on December 16th from 6pm – 7:30pm.  No need to register in advance, simply visit our website and join the meeting approximately 5 minutes before the start time.

Shad is for grade 10 and 11 students who want to live-on a university campus, dive into hands-on STEAM and entrepreneurship learning, tackle a real-world problem, and make strides in their confidence, teamwork, and critical thinking skills. Each summer, 1000 students join the program and leave with lifelong connections, increased confidence, new career paths, awakened passions and university-aged mentors.  All this in 27 days.  At Shad students collaborate and build meaningful relationships outside of their home province. Each campus, and each design team, has a mix of rural and urban participants from diverse economic backgrounds. Students learn the value of their own perspective and the differing perspectives of those around them.  Go to for more information and to apply.  Shad applications are open now and the deadline to apply is December 6th at 11:59pm ET.

Volunteering Opportunities

Great volunteer opportunity to assist seniors, sharing your computer and IT Skills at Marion Village an assistive living and independent care complex close by.  Residents would likely need assistance with social networking media, email, connecting with family on zoom as well as aps and cell phone help.  Please see Ms. Giesbrecht if you are interested in this position.

Job Opportunities

Job and volunteer opportunities at Camp Thunderbird and the YMCA-YWCA of Vancouver Island. We have quite a few openings well suited to high school students, and we are actively seeking applications for students interested in working with children and youth in outdoor settings.
Summer camp counsellors work at Camp Thunderbird with groups of up to 10 campers to lead and share fun activities such as archery, canoeing, hiking, swimming, and camping.
Students in Grades 11 and 12 are eligible to volunteer in the summer, and Grade 12 students can apply for paid positions. Both jobs are listed on our website.
We are also hiring for lifeguards at both Y locations (Westhills and Downtown).
We are a values-based organization that puts caring and respect first; we provide a supportive and fun environment for a first job.

Ross Place is an all-inclusive senior’s community looking to hire students for serving and dishwashing on a part-time or casual basis.  Email: Molly Cembrano, Human Resources Assistant.  Click here to see job descriptions.–volunteer

Oak Bay Rec. Centre is hiring!  Click here to see the positions and application instructions–volunteer

Thrifty Foods James Bay is hiring:

Toy’s R Us is hiring cashiers, early morning stockers and sales associate
Cashier –
Early morning stocker –
Sales Associate –