May 16, 2022

Daily Announcements

May 16th, 2022               


Monday – Pizza $2.50 per slice
Tuesday – Soup & a Bun $4.00 (Wicked Thai Chicken Soup)
Wednesday – Pizza $2.50 per slice
Thursday – Red Barn Hot Dogs $3.50
Friday – Snacks & Drinks

This week is sometimes RAINBOW WEEK as recognition of protecting LGBTQ2A rights.  Many places in the world are still not safe, and more must be done.  Stand by for fun & useful events.

Grad tickets go on sale today for the grad fun night on June 3rd.  Tickets will be sold by the social stairs on Mondays and Wednesday until June 1st.

Today leadership will be putting out food drive boxes in from of the office.  We will be donating the food to The Shelbourne Community Kitchen on Thursday, May 19th  Please bring non perishable foods during the coming days to support the community.

$1.00 freezies and chips sales for the Malawi Girls School every Wednesday at Lunch at the social stair case.

Parking Commissionaires will be patrolling Cranmore more often now, any vehicles parked blocking driveways and where it’s marked yellow will be ticketed.

Let’s Talk Trades – Camosun College – A Talk for Students from Experienced Woman in the Trades
May 24th at lunch – Please stop by the table outside the Career Centre – Julia, an Auto Mechanic and Karynn, a Welder will be here to share their stories, provide information and answer questions.

Shay Grover, Acadia University enrolment advisor will be outside the Career Centre on May 19th at lunch to share information about the Nova Scotia university opportunities available to you.

Check out the new job postings at–volunteer

Attention Grade 11’s – Are you planning on a career in Health & Human Services?
Camosun is offering two Dual Credit classes focusing on health next September-December at the Interurban Campus.
ELC130 – Early Childhood Profession
Health 111 – Indigenous Peoples Health
These courses take place on Friday’s from 3:30pm to 6:20pm.
Have your tuition covered by your school district
Credits earned go directly toward your High School and Post-Secondary transcripts
Avoids the five-course crunch in your first year. Five can be a lot!
See Ms. Giesbrecht, Mr. Alexander or the Career Centre website for more details on the classes.–events

Indigenous people and women who are Canadian Citizens or Permanent Residents are invited to participate in the fully-funded Bridge Watch Rating program. You will learn and enhance seamanship skills, earn nationally-recognized certifications, and embark upon an exciting, entry-level career in the Marine industry. Hear from experienced sailors, take field trips, practice hands-on techniques, and undertake a practicum at sea. Marine-based employers are excited to hire our graduates!  Email for more info.
See more detailed information at–events

Previous Announcements

Science Rendezvous – Free Family Festival!
This year, the University of Victoria and Camosun College partner to bring Science Rendezvous to Victoria for the first time. Science Rendezvous is a national STEM outreach initiative with one of the largest one-day festivals promoting Science, Technology, Engineering and Math in Canada.
Head to UVic or Camosun Interurban (or both!) on May 7 from 10 am to 3 pm to learn side-by-side from real, world-renowned scientists, engineers, mathematicians and computer and software experts who live right here in Victoria. This free event is open to all ages.
Activities include:
Explore why Vancouver Island Rocks! Look at local geology, rocks as part of Earth’s rock cycle, and play fossil detective to identify real fossils.
Vibrabugs: Do a bit of soldering and then race your electronic bug through a maze.
Discover the science behind medical X-rays
Look at stars using the largest telescope on any Canadian university campus
full details at

Future Global Leaders – UBC
Your students aged 15 to 18 can get a head start on their academic goals with the UBC Future Global Leaders program. This pre-university program is a great way for your students to work out what their passions are while they’re still in high school, and prepare for success at university and beyond by studying a popular course without the stress of exams. Students can attend either online courses that last three weeks or join us on campus in Vancouver, for two-week courses (that combine morning classes, afternoon workshops, and fun social activities). Future Global Leaders runs on various dates in July and August.

Volunteering Opportunities

Government House is looking for volunteers to help with some garden projects on Tuesday and /or Wednesday mornings if it fits in your schedule.   Please email Valerie Murray directly if you are interested.

Do you have a passion for soccer and want to give back to your community?  Royal Soccer Club is looking for Soccer Day Camp volunteers and camp counsellors.  Please see the link here for more information on how to get involved.–volunteer

Volunteers needed for the James Bay Community Picnic on Wednesday June 8th from 3:30pm – 6:30pm.  Contact Samantha Bartlett the Recreation Program Coordinator if you would like to get involved.

Job Opportunities

Check out the new job postings at–volunteer

SD61 is currently looking for Summer Groundskeepers for this summer season.  The positions will run from July 4th to September 4th.  7:00 am – 3:30 pm.  With a hourly wage of $24.36 and 11% additional in lieu of benefits.  This is a great opportunity for students and young people (18 years old) looking for employment over the summer months.  Please refer the link below for the full posting information.

Grade 12 students – Are you interested in a career as a Cabinet Maker?
Vintage Woodworks is recruiting new employees to join their team as joinery apprentices or glass installers.
They have found great success in bringing in students including those with little or limited experience. They have built a team of professional red seal joiners and are proud of the work they have done to build these meaningful careers with their valued team.
Why Join Their team?
Vintage Woodworks has been in the industry for over four decades!
We are a family-oriented company.
We believe in paying our employees for the work they have put in. This includes previous experience!
We offer access to our shop after hours.
Receive full benefits after three months of employment.
We assist with Joinery Apprenticeship continuing education!  We provide growth opportunities and performance reviews so you may see where areas of improvement are needed.
Most work is done inside our heritage woodworking shop!
We host company events
If you are interested in this opportunity please email your resume to Judith Milne (General Manager).