Friday Oct. 14, 2016

                                Daily   Announcements 

Friday Oct. 14, 2016                                                                  CAFETERIA – Pizza by the slice and Salads

SWIM TEAM – Team Jacket order forms are due. Please hand them into Mr. Schippers in room #212. If you do not have a form, check your e-mail.

JUNIOR BOYS BASKETBALL – Tryouts – today at 4:00pm in the Big Gym. All grade 9 & 10’s welcome!

 JUNIOR GIRLS BASKETBALL players: Tryouts for Junior Girls basketball will be held this Monday Oct 17th.   3:30-5pm (Small Gym), Tuesday Oct 18th. 5:00 – 6:30 (Big Gym), Wednesday Oct 19th. 3:30 – 5pm (Small Gym). See you in the gym!  Lisa Green

 SENIOR GIRLS BASKETBALL – tryouts today-Friday after school  – 2:00 – 3:30 Big Gym.  See Mr. Kinnear if you have questions.

The Live Different presentation will take place during block 3 this Monday, October 17th in the theatre. The presentation was introduced at the staff meeting last month.

CAREER CENTRE – PSAT – Attention grade 11 students interested in heading to a US university after high school.  You will have an opportunity to write the Practice SAT, (PSAT) Next Wed. October 19th here at Oak Bay.  There is a $20.00 fee to write the exam and seating is limited.  Students will be offered a seat on a first come first served basis.  See Mrs. Giesbrecht in the Career Centre if you would like to sign-up.

Southern Gulf Islands Fire / Rescue Cadet Camp – This 5 ½ day camp will take place from March 20th to 25th , 2017.  Accepted students will have an opportunity to learn the basic elements of Firefighting, Search and Rescue, Medical First Response and Rope Rescue.  There will be a strong emphasis on teamwork, physical fitness and community service.  Applications can be found on line at  or in the Career Centre.  Applicants must be 15 – 18 years of age.  Please mail your completed applications to Deputy Chief Mike Dine by October 31st.  Remember to have Mrs. Giesbrecht review your application before you mail it in so she can arrange for you to receive work experience credits for this week.

Would you like to be a “Soldier for a Day” on November 5th?  This is a day event intended to give an interactive introduction to the various career opportunities available in the Canadian Armed Forces with a focus on the Army reserve.  Please see Mrs. Giesbrecht in the Career Centre if you would like to apply.  They are accepting applications until the 28th of October.

CHOOSE A CAREER THAT MAKES A DIFFERENCE – Join the Faculty of Human & Social Development at UVic for an open house on Wednesday October 26th from 4:30 to 6:30 pm in the Human & Social Development building, rooms A250, A264, A270 & Lobby.  Enjoy some pizza, popcorn, coffee, door prizes and information on Child & Youth Care, Nursing, Community Development Public Health & Social Policy, Health Information Sciences, Public Administration, Indigenous Governance, and Social Work.Oak Bay students are invited to attend a Vancouver Island College Event (30 American colleges/universities) at St. Michael’s University next Tuesday October 11th from 3:30 to 5:30 in the small gym.  Students can see a list of the colleges attending on a poster outside the Career Centre.  There is no need to register for this event