May 6th, 2019
- CAFETERIA – Tacos
- NUTTY’S LOCKER – Closed
Come support the girls rugby team as they host a jamboree on the oval after school on Monday at 3:45.
Come support the junior boys rugby team as they take on Claremont on Wednesday at the oval at 4 in the city semifinal.
Congratulations to the Barbs rugby team as they defended the “Boot” defeating SMUS 53-23. They look to defeat Saint George’s on Thursday up at UVic at 3.
Evening of Dance tickets are now on sale in the office. Performance will be May 14th -16th at 7:00pm in the Dave Dunnet Theatre. Tickets are $8 for students/seniors & $10 for adults.
Island Medical Program information session.
Are you interested in becoming a doctor? Do you know that you can earn their MD at UVic? The IMP delivers the UBC MD Undergraduate Program in partnership with the University of Victoria and Island Health. At their upcoming high school information session, students will learn about the MD admissions process and discover what the med school experience is like from current IMP students.
When: Tuesday, May 7, 2019
Time: 6:30 to 8:00 p.m.
Where: Medical Sciences Building, Room 150, UVic (check out the campus map)
On Tuesday, May 28th, Oak Bay is partnering with The Victoria Police Dept. to explore and experience Policing through hands-on, scenario-based activities, demonstrations, and discussions with Victoria Police Department members:
Grade 11 & 12 students are welcome to apply to participate.
Student applications are due on or before Friday, May 17th
See the link https://oakbaycareercentre.weebly.com/whats-going-on for more information.
Seats are very limited. Pick up your application in the Career Centre
Workplace Alternative Trades Training
WATT is a Free Pre-Apprenticeship Electrical Training Program which includes 3 weeks of hands-on-electrical training, paid work experience, Apprenticeship sponsorship, ongoing mentorship and support, breakfast and lunch provided on classroom days and basic toolkit and Steel-Toe-Boots. Students will earn several certificates, including Occupational First Aid Level 1, Fall Protection, Elevated Work Platform, WHMIS 2015, and Construction Safety Training Systems 09. Please email email@example.com for more information or call 250-418-0984.
Oak Bay Short Film Fest – The Oak Bay Annual Short Film Fest is on Friday, June 7 during Focus this year. We are welcoming short films under 5 minutes. Films should be submitted by Monday, June 3 to Mr. Laird.
Ocean Science Symposium – May 24th & 25th at UVic. Two days of engaging and experimental educational activities focused on marine science and technology. Please see Mr. Shrubsole for more information.
Grad 2019 Block Party – Friday, May 10th, 4:00-6:00pm at Willows Park Beach Drive. Friends and family welcome!
For Grade 12’s ~ 2019 District Authority Scholarships (formerly called the Dogwood Awards)
The Province has allocated to Oak Bay High School 37 awards this year worth $1250 each.
These awards will be given to students who demonstrate excellence in one of the following specialty areas:
Information Communication Technology
Performing Arts (Drama, Music, Dance)
Visual Arts (Includes Media Arts)
Indigenous Languages and Culture
Technical and Trades Training
Here are the links for the applications and criteria (paper copies in the Career Center):
2019 Criteria for District Authority Awards
District Authority Award Application 2019
The due date for applications is May 24th, either emailed to Mr. Alexander or handed in to the Career Center.
In partnership with several other school districts in southwestern British Columbia, secondary schools throughout the Greater Victoria School District are offering a fantastic opportunity for up to 40 female secondary students (ages 15 to 18) to participate in the Ocean Literacy & Leadership Academy/Camp for Young Women, taking place for a week this summer at the Tribune Bay Outdoor Education Centre on Hornby Island!
Please see the attached poster and go online – at https://www.tribunebayoutdoored.ca/index.php/leadership-academies/ – to find out more about this camp/academy along with registration information/forms/etc. As space is limited, interested students are encouraged to complete and submit the registration forms ASAP. If you have any questions please see Mr. Shrubsole.
On Friday, May 17th Pro-D Day GNS is hosting an event with a non-for profit organization called Fast and Female for girls ages 8 to 18. Fast and Female Ambassadors are Olympians, World Champs, Elite and Varsity athletes and they will spend a morning at Glenlyon Norfolk School empowering and inspiring girls to stay active and healthy in sports throughout their teens. What is Fast and Female? Event registration page here
Barb’s Fish & Chips is hiring. $15/hour, fulltime, part time, flexible work days and shifts. Please pick up the application information in the Career Centre
Pedalheads is looking for volunteers. Apply today at: http://bit.ly/volunteerwithph
I Can Bike Camp is looking for volunteers from July 8-12 at Pearkes Arena. Please email Christa.Moser@viha.ca if you are interested.
Volunteer at Culture Day 2019 at Centennial Square on Saturday May 25th from 12-4pm. They need help with set up/ tear down, guiding/leading. If you are interested email firstname.lastname@example.org
Earn volunteer hours towards your graduation. Victoria Grandmothers for Africa Dinner and Silent Auction Fundraiser – May 4th, 2019. Volunteers are needed to serve food, clear plates and help with the silent auction. As a volunteer you will need to be at The Da Vinci Centre at 5:00pm and would likely be finished by 9:00pm. If you are interested please see Mrs. Giesbrecht as soon as possible.
Need volunteer hours? Like working with kids? Live close to Margaret Jenkins Elementary? EMJS PAC is looking for reliable babysitters that can child mind during PAC meetings at the school, about two hours 7-9 pm on the last Thursday of each month. Contact email@example.com for more info.