Friday April 15, 2016

                     Daily Announcements   

Friday April 15, 2016                                               CAFETERIA –  Slice Pizza and Salads

GRADE 9 “SPEAK OUT” –    The Fifth Annual Grade 9 Speak Out was a huge success this year with a wide range of topics. Participants in the 2016 “Speak Out” were Shamus Swets, Connor Menair, Zander Eke,​ Owen Chow, Cella Arnott, Tara Matthews, Salvador Bigam, Jakob Callin, Shaban Shala, and Leo Galbraith.​

* Each finalist should be very proud of their efforts on the stage and in the end three speeches resonated most with our guest judges: Leo Galbraith 3rd Place with a “Political Parody”, Owen Chow 2nd Place with “Dreams” and Tara Matthews 1st Place with a speech about.. “Speeches”. Congratulations to our winners and thank you to all Grade 9 students and staff for being a wonderful audience.   A big thank you to Ms.Strom for judging, Mr.Price for theater set up and to our M.C. Veronique Beaudet

MONDAY ADVISORY – Please let your Advisory students know about using the Remind App for Daily Announcements.  A link has been placed in the Friday Bulletin and on the left-side menu of the Daily Announcements page on the Oak Bay website.

OPEN MIC NIGHT AUDITIONS again today during Focus. Cash prizes to be won!  Singers, poets, comedians, anyone can auditionJ.

GRAD DINNER DANCE MOVIE – Mr. Carmichael needs photos/videos to make the Grad Dinner-Dance movie ASAP.  It takes many hours to make and he needs to get started now.

Oak Bay Leadership- EARTH WEEK next week our project we will be running Earth Week from April 18th-22nd. On Tuesday April 19th we are doing “Turn it off Tuesday”. For this day, if possible we would like to request that all staff turn off their lights throughout the school in order to conserve power. Wednesday – Water coolers with flavoured water. FRIDAY –Bowker Creek clean-up during focus, meet at the outdoor classroom behind our future field.

EARTH WEEK BAKE SALE – bring your baked goods to the Student Plaza this Monday April 18 at lunch.  All items $1.00.  All proceeds go the plant trees.

GRADS WHO NEED TO SEE MS CARBERY IN ACCOUNTS REGARDING SUBMITTED FORMS:   Jacob Young    Kassie White    Cameron Doyle    Kassy Coyne    Una Farrar    CiCi Wang Hannah Brohman      Cole Christiaens     Adrian Rupke          Angela Davison-O’Brien.

GRADS WHO NEED TO SEE MS CARBERY IN ACCOUNTS REGARDING SUBMITTED FORMS:    Kassy Coyne    Una Farrar    CiCi Wang   Hannah Brohman   Joshua Mitchell

Cole Christiaens    Holly Melville   Hina Yamashita    Kathleen O’Donnell    Jennylyn Casauay

WHERE’S NUTTY – This week’s clue from Student Council is: “to solve the hunt you must get,  in the room wired with net.  Crammed with tech and full of code,  Nutty is hidden in this abode!

COMMUNITY LEADERSHIP –  Community Leadership is challenging all Advisories to raise money for the SPCA.  The Advisory  with the most money by May 9th  will win a Pizza Lunch for their Advisory.  Advisory Teachers,  your fundraising envelopes are in your mail drawer,  in the office, send a runner to pick them up today to start collecting!

TWILIGHT SHUFFLE RUN – for those interested in running the Twilight Shuffle run for charity on June 26th at UVic: Sign up before June 24th. and visit for details.

CAREER CENTRE – * Today -Friday is the last day students can hand in parental authorization forms to Mrs. Giesbrecht for the Vancouver International Universities Fair on May 7th.

 *Volunteer Opportunities – There are several new volunteer opportunities posted in the Career Centre   * Sunday April 10th kicks off National Volunteer Week 2016,(#NVW2016YYJ) and Volunteer Victoria is asking for your help in promoting volunteerism during April 10 -16th. They have a number of events planned with various non-profit organizations. Participants from all over Greater Victoria can attend an Open House Volunteer Info Session or participate in an Active Volunteer Session.   You can find all of the event details on our website.  Volunteer Victoria

*Grade 10 and 11 students are invited to attend the SD61 Career Fair on April 21st.  If you wish to sign up please see Mrs. Giesbrecht in the Career Centre to pick up your authorisation forms.

*Oaklands Community Association – Youth Leaders In Training 15-18 yrs.  Receive two weeks of in-depth training focusing on leadership skills and then take part in a mentored 4 week work placement at one of the various summer camps in Victoria.  Entry into this program will be determined by an informal interview.  Apply with a cover letter and resume to Ryan Lance by June 15th.  Attention: Ylit Program Coordinator at:

*VICTORIA HARBOURCATS BASEBALL CLUB – Many Volunteer Opportunities and events are available.    Please contact  Quinn Keeler, Community Relations Coordinator/Director of Game-Day Entertainment if you are interested in volunteering at any of these fun events.     VICTORIA HARBOURCATS BASEBALL CLUB  *Member of the West Coast League*     #101-1814 Vancouver Street, Victoria, BC V8T 5E3     O.778.265.0327