January 16th, 2018
- CAFETERIA – Baked Potato/Soup & a Bun/Fresh Baked Goodies
- NUTTY’S LOCKER – CLOSED
Chess Club will be meeting every Wednesday at lunch in room 309.
There will be an Oak Bay Volunteer Fair Saturday January 20th from 1:30 -4:00 pm at Monterey Recreation Centre. Discover the variety of volunteer opportunities for adults and teens in Oak Bay. Meet Local community service organizations; learn how you can get involved and make a difference! There will be door prizes, refreshments and live music.
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.
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 by Wednesday, January 17th.
Junior Concert Choir at lunch today.
Junior Concert Choir women at 7:25 Wednesday morning.
Senior Concert Choir women only at lunch on Wednesday.
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.
Our junior girls basketball team played a very good team on the weekend. The Breakers defeated Royal Bay 44-24 on Friday, SMU 50-38 and lost to rival Claremont 44-40 in the final of the Island Challenge played at Stelly’s.
Athletes of the Month
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
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:
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
- 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.
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
- Public Health & Social Policy
- Public Administration
- 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 email@example.com 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
At Victoria Hospital we provide opportunities for youth ages 16 and 17 to volunteer with other youth on either Saturday’s or Sunday’s. Junior volunteer’s help with water delivery, meal tray delivery, newspaper and lab deliveries, and library cart. Typically the Junior’s work in teams of 2-3 volunteers.
Apply Now: http://www.vgh.mb.ca/vol-youthopps.html
The Victoria Symphony has a variety of volunteer positions available throughout the season and also annually for Victoria Symphony Splash. Whether you are a student looking for some volunteer hours or just a lover of classical music we have the position for you. Apply Now: https://victoriasymphony.ca/support-2/volunteer-for-vs
Volunteers are needed for the 2018 Race Series.
Thetis Lake*5K/10K Mar 25
Royal Roads5K/10K/Half Marathon Jun 10
Sooke Potholes*5K/10K/15KAug 26
Beaver Lake*5K/10K/Half Marathon Oct 28
Volunteer roles include: bib pick-up, event set-up/tear-down, parking lot marshal, gear check support, food preparation and service, course marshal and aid station helper.
For details and to volunteer please contact Caitlin Brown 250-386-2667 ext 235
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.