February 19th, 2019
- CAFETERIA – Baked Potat0 & Vegetarian Chili
- NUTTY’S LOCKER – Closed
Sr. girls soccer tryouts on the turf right after school TODAY Tuesday, Feb 19th.
Jr. Girls’ soccer tryouts, Wednesday, after school on the turf.
Ultimate Frisbee – 1st practice is to be Friday Feb 22nd 3-4 and then Monday Feb 25th 3-4 and then Friday March 1st 3-4 and following that every wed (starting Wed Mar 6th) 7:30am- bell and Fridays 3-4.
COURSE FORMS – Completed, parent signed forms are due to the office by Tuesday, February 19th at 4:00pm. All Course Forms returned after this time will be date-stamped and recorded.
SPIRIT WEEK THIS WEEK:
- Tuesday – Retro’s 80
- Wednesday – Twin Day
- Thursday – Meme Day
- Friday – Green & White Day
Mount Allison University of New Brunswick will have a booth outside the Career Centre on Feb. 20th after school. Drop by if you are interested in learning more about their programs and requirements to get in.
Camosun College INFO NIGHT 2019
February 28, 5:30 – 8pm
Come out to Camosun’s Lansdowne campus for Info Night 2019! This is your chance to see what Camosun has to offer you.
Talk to instructors and program experts, from Interurban and Lansdowne campuses, about the subjects you’re interested in and get the answers you need to make the decision that’s right for you. There will be campus tours throughout the evening and snacks will be available.
A UVic Medical student will be in the Career Centre on Feb 21st at lunch to speak to any students who might be interested in applying to medical school in the future. Bring your lunch with you if you are interested.
St. Francis Xavier University will be in the Career Centre during focus block on Feb 21st. If you have applied or would like more information please come by.
Society for Canadian Women in Science and Technology is a non-profit association that promotes, encourages and empowers women and girls in science, engineering and technology. They offer an 8 week free eMentoring Program for STEM Careers. Essentially students will pair up with a female role models across BC in science, tech, engineering & math careers. Over email they will discuss career path, post-secondary life, work environments, finances, work/life balance, and what to do with your degree. Applications are due by April 5th. Please come and see Mrs. Giesbrecht if you are interested.
University of Alberta will be in Victoria to help students register for the University of Alberta!
At this session students will:
Learn to navigate Bear Tracks for the purposes of course registration
Build a draft schedule (available to students that have accepted their offer
Get advice on course selection
Meet fellow incoming first-year students
UAlberta Advisors will be on hand to answer all of their questions.
We’ll be in Victoria on Wednesday, March 13.Limited spots are available. Students can register at uab.ca/reg101
“Water is Life” Exchange program (2019-2020)
Come to Mr. Shrubsole’s room (#233) at Lunch on Wednesday February 20th
Open to grades 9-11
Trip #1 – Water is Life Netherlands Exchange
September 2020 – Maurick College students come to Victoria
April 2019 – we go to the Maurick College in the Netherland
Trip #2 – International Water is Life Conference Florida
June 22 – 28, 2020- Saint Stephen’s School in Bradenton, Florida
Check out this link for more info: http://bit.ly/WIL2020
School Musical “Mary Poppins” – Tickets can be purchased at the school, online here, or Ivy’s Bookstore.
Interact will be hosting a sock drive February 19th to 28th! Boxes will be located outside the office.
GRADS Graduation Ceremony and Dinner Dance costs and Ceremony tickets can all be paid online through School Cash Online or alternatively you can bring cash or cheque to the office with your form. Please remember ALL Graduation Ceremony Tickets Requests Forms MUST BE RETURNED to the OFFICE.
Could the following students please return the elevator fob loaned to them to the office:
The Greater Victoria School District is excited to offer our next TWO secondary Springboards!
1) On Wednesday, March 6th, the Greater Victoria School District is partnering with Pacific Design Academy (PDA) to allow 16 district students to explore and experience Photography & Graphic Design through hands-on activities, demonstrations, and discussions with PDA instructors:
- Grades 9-12 students are welcome to participate
- Student applications are due on or before Tuesday, February 26th
- Please see Mrs. Giesbrecht in the Career Centre for more information and/or an application form. Or click here for an information poster.
2) On Thursday, March 7th, the Greater Victoria School District is partnering, again, with Pacific Design Academy (PDA) to allow 16 district students to explore and experience Interior Design & Architectural Building Technology through hands-on activities, demonstrations, and discussions with PDA instructors:
- Grades 9-12 students are welcome to participate
- Student applications are due on or before Wednesday, February 27th
- Please see Mrs. Giesbrecht in the Career Centre for more information and/or an application form. Or click here for an information poster
Women In Trades & Technology – Oak Bay is able to send four girls (grades 9 – 12) to take part in a trades and technology day at Camosun College Interurban Campus on Wednesday Feb. 20th from 9:30am to 2:15pm. Please see Mrs. Giesbrecht if you would like more information or to apply. The four seats reserved for Oak Bay will be filled on a first come first serve basis. Don’t delay!
Cst Perry has set up a questions/concerns box at the table in the counsellor center. Please feel free to forward any questions/concerns to Cst Perry in this manner or email her at email@example.com . Starting in November Cst Perry will be posting her office time at OB High through the morning announcements. She encourages everyone to come by to see her about any questions they may have or just even to chat.
A local parent is looking for someone to supervise, facilitate and provide chess instruction to a group of about six 10-12 year olds. This position can be paid or volunteer. Please see Mrs. Giesbrecht in the Career Centre for more information.
O’Keeffe Automotive Service on 1220 Newport Avenue is looking for a part-time worker to come in a few days a week after school to do some basic office work (filing, data entry, etc.). Please see Mrs. Giesbrecht if you are interested in applying.
Victoria Highland Games is looking for volunteers. The 156th Victoria Highland Games &Celtic Festival will be held in Victoria on May 18-20, 2019. Volunteer opportunities include: selling tickets, providing info to visitors, helping with fun competitions and activities, helping out in the Celtic Music tent and so much more! Shifts are about 4 hours each and you can do as many as you wish! Please see the link below if you are interested.
Tsukino-Con 2019 Volunteer Opportunity – Tsukino-Con is a non-profit organization that hosts an annual anime, games, and Japanese culture convention on campus. We support a variety of charities including Child’s Play, the BC SPCA, as well as the Mustard Seed and UVIC Food Bank. This year’s event will be February 22-24, 2019. There are several areas to volunteer, like registration, concession and snack bar, janitorial, coat check, info booth and so much more. For more information on volunteering please click http://tsukinocon.com/volunteer/ .
Youth volunteer opportunities available to students.