January 6, 2021

Daily Announcements

January 6th, 2021


Grad Photo Retakes will be January 13th – 15th.  Go to bookmygrad.ca to book your appointment.

TEAC 105 – Explorations in Technology at Camosun  (grades 10-12) February 2021 start date.
Students interesting in exploring mechanical engineering, electronics, civil engineering and computer science will be introduced to career options and basic skills to help support their post-secondary decision making.  This course is on Friday afternoons for 13 weeks.  There is an application fee of $43.51 but students do not pay for the course.  Please contact Ms. Giesbrecht if you are interested in applying.

If you have signed up for the PSAT on Jan. 26th please drop by the Career Centre to pick up a Student Study Guide

Numeracy 10 Assessment – Information Session
Mrs. Smith will be hosting an information session about the Numeracy 10 Assessment in the library on Thursday, January 21st  from 11:30am to 12:15pm, for any grade 10 who is scheduled to write the Provincial Numeracy Assessment.  First come, first served.  No need to sign-up. Click the link for some Numeracy Exam tips https://docs.google.com/document/d/14xPYC1CVsa4wjG9hiYflfwAUMdrrZsu89xlwfK92-u4/edit.

The Canadian University Event online was so successful in the fall they have decided to host a Winter Edition.  The CUE BC Winter Edition will be less focused on presentations and more focused on drop-in chats and Q&As so that students can get quick answers to their questions. Any high school student from anywhere in BC is invited to join us and connect with nearly 50 Canadian Universities all in one place!
Dates: Wednesday, January 20th & Thursday, January 21st
Time: 4 pm – 7 pm PST
Where: CUE Website (cuebc.org)
Cost: FREE! But registration is required

Previous Announcements

Would you like to write the University of Waterloo Math Contest?  Open to Grades 9-12. The 1 hour math contests this year will be on February 24th (Gr.9,10,11) and April 7th (Gr.12) during Wed Support block.  The cost for you is $2 (you’ll get a contest and chocolate bar on contest day!)  Go to the Waterloo Math Contest website for practice exams and solutions:   https://www.cemc.uwaterloo.ca/contests/past_contests.html. Listen for announcements close to contest date for location.  Fill out the Google Form at this link: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1_sMrSPSPk8RBzAJX-hkRM_cYRXRUrjZMiqiXR9t-Wa8/edit.   Please pay either Mrs. Smith in Rm 308 or Mr. Carter in Rm 307 by Jan.29th.  Good luck!

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

Job Opportunities

Do you love dogs?  If you are interested in walking a dog regularly please connect with Ms. Giesbrecht to learn more about a paid position.