January 15, 2018

Daily Announcements

January 15th, 2018    

  • CAFETERIA – Tacos/Fresh Baked Goodies


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Headstrong all day summit: Are you interested in stomping out the stigma around mental health? Have you or someone you know been affected by a mental health issues? Would you like to learn more and find out about amazing partnerships? Come to an all day workshop at the Youth Clinic Thursday Jan 18th – bus passes and Noodle Box lunch will be provided. Please come to the office to pick up your permission slip and What Will I Miss form.  All Forms are to be returned to Miss Tate’s drawer in the office TODAY.

Peer Tutoring meeting in room 313 at lunch TODAY.

 Senior Concert Choir

Monday lunch – Men only.  All men please!

Wednesday lunch – Women only.  All women please!

The Cultural Connection Club is recruiting new members for this year.  If you would like to share about your cultures or if you would like to learn about other cultures, this will be a great opportunity.  Please join our meeting TODAY after school in room 209 to learn more about us.  There will be food J

Athletes of the Month

November                                                      December      

Jnr Boy – Lucas Maffia                                    Jnr Boy – John Horwood

Jnr Girl – Delaney Chan                                   Jnr Girl – Tegan Michael

Snr Boy – Sean Young and Findlay Day           Snr Boy- Caelan Scott

Snr Girl – Justine Stecko                                  Snr Girl- Jasmine Lambert

The senior drama class proudly presents Cyrano DeBergerac a love story, a tragedy, a comedy, playing Tuesday, January 16th and Wednesday, January 17th.  Tickets can be purchased at the door starting at 6:30.  Curtain up at 7:00.  $5 for adults, $2 for students.


Evening of Dance Tickets are now on sale and can be purchased online here or go and see Ms. Adams in the Accounts Office.  Students/Seniors $8.00, Adults $10.00.

Students, It’s not too late to complete math faster. You can complete math during the year and during the summer through Oak Bay amp Program.  See Mr. Spray for details in 309.

Grad Wear – Please come and pick up your grad wear in the office:

Kristy Chow                                         Logan Rampton

Opera Tickets

Anyone interested in going to see “La Boheme” at the Royal Theatre, playing on February 13th at 7:00pm, please see Manjit for tickets after school in room 213.  Tickets are $15 each.

University of Victoria’s Department of Theatre’s is hosting an information session and open house for new students:

I Want to Be in Theatre! 

Saturday, January 27, 2018

11:30am to 3:00pm

(Pizza lunch provided)

Phoenix Theatre Building, University of Victoria


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  • Backstage tour of our 3 theatres as well as wardrobe, props and scene shops.
  • A rehearsal scene of Crimes of the Heart.
  • A mix and mingle with current faculty, staff and students over a free pizza lunch.
  • Breakout information sessions with faculty members from each theatre focus area. Students choose 3 areas they wish to learn more about.
  • Q & A session with Fine Arts advisor, UVic Admissions specialist and theatre department student union representatives.
  • Application information for September 2018 and course enrolment tips.
  • A guided tour of UVic campus (optional).

Please register in advance by completing the online registration form before January 23.  For more information about our programs visit  www.finearts.uvic.ca/theatre. The deadline for applications to the 2018/19 school year is February 27, 2018.

Xavier Pelletier High School Internship Program (Grade 11 – School nominated) The High School Internship Program (HSIP) is an 8-week summer program that runs in July-August each summer at the BC Cancer Agency’s Trev and Joyce Deeley Research Center in Victoria. This program has been designed to offer students the opportunity to explore cancer research from the front lines, learning the latest techniques in the fight against cancer today and setting the ground for the future. Each student will be responsible for a research project, which they will develop and implement from start to finish with continual support from a designated supervisor and a team of research scientists. All Secondary schools on Vancouver Island are eligible to nominate (2) Grade 11 students. Students must take Biology 11 or 12 in grade 11 to be eligible. Oak Bay selects its 2 nominees in February. Interested students are asked to Mrs. Giesbrecht in the Career Centre for more information by Friday Jan 12th.

If anyone in grade 9 or 10 would like to join choir, this is a GREAT time to do it!   Rehearsals are Tues/Thurs lunch for men and women; Wed before school for women and Thurs. before school for men.  Choir is a fun, welcoming family and we would love to have you!

 Join the Faculty of Human & Social Development at the

University of Victoria for an OPEN HOUSE

Wednesday, January 17, 2018 – 4:30 – 6:00 pm

Human & Social Development Building

Rooms A240, A250, A264, A270 & Lobby

  • Child & Youth Care
  • Health Information Science
  • Indigenous Governance
  • Nursing
  • Public Health & Social Policy
  • Public Administration

(Community Development)

  • Social Work

Pizza, Popcorn, Door Prizes & Information


Oaks Restaurant dishwasher needed every Saturday from 10-4. No experience needed.

2250 Oak Bay Ave.  Please email your resume to Ditza Hopkins at  dhopkins@oaksrestaurant.ca or drop by the restaurant.

Rooof, a software company based out of Victoria (Market Square), is looking for a high-school student to work part-time, after school. We will work with the successful candidate to build a schedule that works for them!  You must be at least 14 years old, able commit to a minimum of 6 hours per week (minimum work day of 2 hours), focused, detail-oriented, and someone who will be comfortable doing a variety of tasks  Does this job sound perfect for you? Submit your resume online!  https://rooof.bamboohr.com/jobs/view.php?id=34

Volunteer Opportunity

CanAssist began as a small volunteer venture in 1999 and over the years has continued to rely on the passion, skills and energy of numerous volunteers. We’ve grown a lot since our early days, but we still depend on the generosity and enthusiasm of our valued volunteers.
Please look at our list of available volunteer positions . If you are interested in any of these positions, please fill out the appropriate form.
Click here: http://www.canassist.ca/EN/main/about-us/volunteers.html

Our Volunteer Coordinator will review your application and then get back to you.
​If you have any questions, please email volunteer@canassist.ca.

The BC Museum is looking for volunteers  to lead school programs, assist visitors in their shops and coat check area, interpret exhibits, act as hosts and ambassadors for the Museum and support the collections and research areas, including the BC Archives.
For more information about volunteering to apply click here:

The Royal Canadian Marine Search and Rescue formerly the Canadian Coast Guard Auxiliary (Pacific) is a volunteer organization of over 1,000 people from many backgrounds who give up a great deal of their own time to train, be trained, and be on standby, in case they are needed to respond to a marine emergency on the water. Volunteers have the use of modern well equipped rescue vessels that are available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.
Join as a Junior Member (between the ages of 16-19)  http://rcmsar.com/become-a-member/

WIN, Women In Need is looking for volunteers at four different locations.  You can apply on line at http://www.womeninneed.ca/volunteer  or call the Volunteer Coordinator Michelle at 250-480-4006 ext 205.  For more information on the locations please see the poster outside the Career Centre.

Grad 2018 News


ATTENTION ALL GRADS: PLEASE COMPLETE YOUR GRAD WRITE-UP HERE:  bit.ly/2018obgrad. Needs to be completed by January 31, 2018.

 TRANSCRIPT Information:  You can access your transcript online now, to see information for yourself or for picking post-secondary institutions to order and send to.  No need to have a paper copy now J.  Go to the Ministry of Education’s Transcripts and Certificate website at http://www.StudentTranscripts.gov.bc.ca.  If you have any questions go and see Mr. Alexander or Mrs. Giesbrecht.