Daily Announcements Monday May 9, 2016 CAFETERIA – Sushi and Egg Salad Sandwiches
COMMUNITY LEADERSHIP – LAST DAY – reminder to keep raising money- Community Leadership is challenging all Advisories to raise money for the SPCA. The Advisory with the most money by TODAY Monday May 9th will win a Pizza Lunch for their Advisory. Advisory Teachers, HAND IN YOUR fundraising envelopes INTO THE OFFICE SOMETIME TODAY.
LEADERSHIP STUDENTS – There will be a meeting about the “Grade 8 Orientation” this Wednesday at Lunch in room 300. All Leadership students welcome! Grade 8 Transition afternoon is Thursday May 19th.
EVENING OF DANCE – Starts tomorrow Tuesday May 10, Wednesday May 11 & Thursday May 12 – 7:00 pm in the Theatre. Tickets on sale in the Accounts office. Students/seniors $8.00. Adults $10.00.
AWARDS COMMITTEE MEETING – at lunch today in the Career Centre. New members welcome.
SUMMER SCHOOL – 2016 Summer School registration forms and Continuing Education Summer Registrations forms can be picked up in the office starting today.
OAK BAY STRINGS – RECEIVED THE “Secondary School Award,” donated by the Victoria Symphony Foundation. The students will be accepting the award during the May 13th at the Greater Victoria Festival Highlights Concert at 7 pm, in the Philip T. Young Auditorium at UVIC. Congratulations!
CALLING ALL DODGEBALLERS– we are having a super-fun Dodgeball tournament during lunch next Tuesday May 17 and Wednesday May 18. The cost to register a team is $10. Max group of 6. Sign-up at-http://goo.gl/forms/353GwSNJ7K
BOOK DRIVE – continuing this week in support of the Canadian Diabetes Association. Drop off your gently used books to the boxes provided around the school.
C4C VOLUNTEERS – Sunday May 29 there will be a Spring Kids Fun Fair at Willows Beach in support of C4C. We need a number of volunteers to help out with the running stations, baking, selling food, set up & take down. See Ms. Kinnear in room 313 anytime to sign-up for this fun and rewarding event.
OAK BAY FILM & TELEVISION – will be holding a short film festival on Friday, June 3rd during focus. We are opening the festival to entries from all Oak Bay students. Entries must be submitted to Mr. Laird by Monday, May 30th and be no longer than 5 minutes. See Mr. Laird in 151 for details.
COMMUNITY LEADERSHIP – Did you know more than 400,000 children die of zinc deficiency. An estimated 17.3% of the global population is at risk of inadequate zinc intake. – Oak Bay Community Leadership is holding a “Zinc Saves” Battery drive from May 2nd. to May 20th donation boxes will be located in the cafeteria and outside the Library.
CAREER CENTRE –There will be a very important meeting for all students who signed up for dual credit geography or psychology courses (for next year) tomorrow – Tuesday at Focus in the Library. We will provide a class list at this point of who will be getting into the courses and who will be on a waiting list. Please bring a method of payment with you as we will be completing the online portion of the Camosun College application.
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* Job Opportunity –There is a job opportunity starting this summer for a couple of gr. 12 students looking for work beyond this summer. You will need to have your driver’s license. The job would be learning how to use excavation equipment, pipe laying, reading plans, etc. Starting wage is $15 an hour and would be full time. Please see Mrs. Giesbrecht in the Career Centre if you are interested in one of these positions.
* SD61 and Pacific Design Academy- along with a local designer have arranged for 14 students to take part in a one day exploration of potential career pathways within the areas of, interior design, graphic design, film, application development and fashion design. The event is for grade 10, 11, and 12 students from our district. It will take place at Pacific Design Academy on Monday May 16 from 9am – 3pm. Applications are due by Wednesday May 11th. Please see Mrs. Giesbrecht in the Career Centre if you are interested.