February 5, 2021

Daily Announcements

February 5th, 2021


First Photo Contest Deadline is TODAY: Anyone, Staff or Students interested in participating in or voting on Photo Contests coming up please join the google classroom “Photo Contests”. If you did not receive the link via your sd61learn.ca email account, you can use this link…https://classroom.google.com/c/MjU5Njc5NDYxMTQy?cjc=l7gvvnd
First contest information posted. Submissions due by February 5th.

Last Day, students are invited to come be crafty in Room 208 with Mrs. Gillespie. We make Valentine’s for Veterans every year in my English and Socials classes, but students are welcome to come and make some for their friends, family and even teachers!  It’s fun!

Any girls, junior and senior, interested in playing soccer this spring, you have a very important meeting in the big gym at lunch on Tuesday February 9.  Please see Mrs. Baker, Mr. Fast, or Mr. Moore if you have any questions.

The Board Game Café is back!  Come Friday’s at lunch to the Cafeteria for board games, music and fun!

Design a poster advertising Pink Shirt Day!  Be as creative as you want, anything is allowed as long as it’s a hard copy.  All entries are due February 15th.  There is a cash prize of $50 for 1st place and 2nd place gets $25.  Hand your posters in to Mr. Price in the Black Box.

Mighty Oaks is a way to acknowledge especially extraordinary staff and students. Each week student council will 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 the from at the link: bit.ly/obmightyoaks

The Oak Bay High Library and English department have a book club contest for you! Check out a book on our contest list, read it then bring it back and ask for an entry form. Lots of prizes to be won! The more you read the more chances to win. Ask for more details at the library. Contest runs till June

Try to find a photo of nutty for a chance to win a prize! This weeks riddle is: “Between Berlin and Venice…”

GREENBRICKS CAREER EXPLORATION CONFERENCE  Explore your options! Students are invited to experience new career opportunities at this FREE career conference held remotely on Saturday, February 20th, 2021 from 9:00am – 2:30pm. The “green economy” is changing the face of the workplace in B.C. and around the world. This career conference is open to 150 students in grades 10-12.  This day allows you to interact with career mentors who have excelled in and are passionate about their green careers.  The day includes prizes and a chance to win a $500 scholarship!  Register here before the fills up!  https://oakbaycareercentre.weebly.com/news–events

The Career Centre coordinates and promotes events focusing on exploration for student’s possible career paths.  Please take a minute to fill out the form on the Career Centre Home page https://oakbaycareercentre.weebly.com/ to let us know pathways you want to explore and we will keep you up to date on relevant events through email.

Previous Announcements

Do you want to be a doctor? Find out how you can earn your MD on Vancouver Island with the Island Medical Program (IMP), which delivers the UBC MD Undergraduate Program in collaboration with UVic and Island Health.
At this special virtual evening information session, you’ll learn about the MD Undergraduate Program and the IMP, the admissions process, what it takes to become a doctor, and what it’s like being in medical school. A Q&A period will follow the presentation.
The info session will be co-hosted by Dr. Shahin Shirzad, Assistant Dean of Admissions, and current IMP medical students. The IMP admissions coordinator will also be on-hand to answer questions.
Everyone is welcome to attend this free event. Please click here to register and receive a Zoom link.
– What:Island Medical Program’s Virtual Information Session with Dr. Shahin Shirzad
– When: Thursday, February 18, 2021
– Time: 6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
– Where: Zoom
– Cost/Link: Free; register and receive your Zoom link here.

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

Volunteering Opportunities


Job Opportunities

Oak Bay Rec Centre is hiring for Spring Break camps.  Please go to https://oakbaycareercentre.weebly.com/work–volunteer for more details on the application process.  You can pick up paper copies of the application in the Career Centre.