December 8th, 2020
Congrats to Jenny Hodge for winning the Walk to Win Step Competition. Please come pick up your prize in the office. This was the last week of the competition. Thank you to all participants!
Looking to volunteer or start working? Check out the Career Centre website regularly for updates. https://oakbaycareercentre.weebly.com/work–volunteer
SFU will be hosting a zoom session on Monday Dec. 14th at 11:40. Please email Ms. Giesbrecht for the link. email@example.com
Mighty Oaks is a way to acknowledge especially extraordinary staff and students. Each week student council will randomly select a name from those submitted and show why they make Oak Bay a better place. If a member of the school community stands out to you, you can nominate them by filling out form at the link: bit.ly/obmightyoaks
Try to find a photo of Nutty outside of the school for a prize! This weeks hint is: kick for an extra two points.
You still have time to purchase a yearbook. You can purchase a yearbook through school cash online or come to the office with your $65.00.
Attention Grade 11’s – Are you considering an American University after high school? Grade 11 students will have an opportunity to write a Practice SAT (PSAT) exam the morning of Jan 26th in our library. Seating is limited and will be issued on a first come first serve basis once the student has registered with Ms. Giesbrecht and paid the $25 fee. Check-in will be at 7:45am with the exam to start at 8:00am and finish at approximately noon. In order to secure your seat bring in a $25. cheque payable to Oak Bay High School to Ms. Giesbrecht as soon as possible.
Would you like to write the University of Waterloo Math Contest? Open to Grades 9-12. The 1 hour math contests this year will be on February 24th (Gr.9,10,11) and April 7th (Gr.12) during Wed Support block. The cost for you is $2 (you’ll get a contest and chocolate bar on contest day!) Go to the Waterloo Math Contest website for practice exams and solutions: https://www.cemc.uwaterloo.ca/contests/past_contests.html. Listen for announcements close to contest date for location. Fill out the Google Form at this link: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1_sMrSPSPk8RBzAJX-hkRM_cYRXRUrjZMiqiXR9t-Wa8/edit. Please pay either Mrs. Smith in Rm 308 or Mr. Carter in Rm 307 by Jan.29th. Good luck!
For all the latest information and regular updates from the Career Centre please click https://oakbaycareercentre.weebly.com/whats-going-on
UVic – upcoming events to watch for – https://www.uvic.ca/undergraduate/tours-events/events/index.php
TEAC 105 – Explorations in Technology at Camosun (grades 10-12) February 2021 start date.
Students interesting in exploring mechanical engineering, electronics, civil engineering and computer science will be introduced to career options and basic skills to help support their post-secondary decision making. This course is on Friday afternoons for 13 weeks. There is an application fee of $43.51 but students do not pay for the course. Please contact Ms. Giesbrecht if you are interested in applying.