November 30, 2021

Daily Announcements

November 30th, 2021               


Camosun Cuisine Food Truck will be here Thursday, December 2nd.  Menu can be found posted around the school, was also sent on the Oak Bay App.

Come watch your friends perform at the Fine Arts Talent Show on Thursday, December 2nd at 7:00pm.

Senior Girls basketball will be today at 6:30:  Wednesday at 5 pm and Thursday at 3:30.

The cafeteria will be opening on Friday Dec. 3 and will be open every Wednesday and Friday at lunch until Christmas Break.  Wednesdays will be Red Barn hot dogs – $3.50 each, and Fridays will be Villages Pizza – $2.50/slice.  There will be a variety of snacks and drinks as well.

Grads!  Yearbook needs your grad quote!  Submit your quotes through the link by January 28th.

Barbs Rugby tryouts after school.
Seniors are on December 1st.

UVic Faculty Open Houses
UVic is underway with offering their faculty open houses, where students have the chance to explore  faculties, their programs, and the unique opportunities available in those areas of study. The remaining faculty events are as follows:
November 30, 6:00PM – Humanities
Students can register for these faculty open houses, here

Visit the Career Centre website for upcoming University Sessions and how you can attend.

Previous Announcements

Photography enthusiasts. If you are interested in judging photos or taking part in upcoming photo contests, please join the google classroom “Photo Contests” with

I have just posted a google form with photos from Traditional and Digital Photography’s first assignment (RULE OF THIRDS).  I invite anyone to have a look and help us decide which are to be printed for display! you don’t have to join the photo contest classroom page to vote but it doesn’t hurt!!
link to google form. You will need to use your account to participate

Attention Grade 11’s
University of Alberta is welcoming 20 lucky students the opportunity to get away and experience their Top 5 university like never before! U of A Getaway is a whirlwind weekend of exciting events where students will stay in residence, explore state-of-the-art facilities, learn about our 200+ programs, discover hidden gems on campus, and experience all the U of A has to offer!  Their adventure will include transportation reimbursement (up to a maximum based on location), accommodations, meals, and a jam-packed schedule of events!
Who: Open to Grade 11 students throughout Canada
When: May 27 – 29, 2022
Where: University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta
20 Grade 11 students will be selected for this unique experience. Students can learn more and apply at The application deadline is January 28, 2022.
Please note, as of November 1, 2021, guests visiting the University of Alberta are required to be fully vaccinated and must provide proof of vaccination upon arrival.

The School of Business at Camosun College is hosting 2 upcoming virtual information sessions.  These sessions are a great way for prospective students (and their parents) to learn more about our programs and the many options we have available, everything from a 1-year certificate to a 4-year Bachelor’s degree!   Session will be on December 16th from 6pm – 7:30pm.  No need to register in advance, simply visit our website and join the meeting approximately 5 minutes before the start time.

Shad is for grade 10 and 11 students who want to live-on a university campus, dive into hands-on STEAM and entrepreneurship learning, tackle a real-world problem, and make strides in their confidence, teamwork, and critical thinking skills. Each summer, 1000 students join the program and leave with lifelong connections, increased confidence, new career paths, awakened passions and university-aged mentors.  All this in 27 days.  At Shad students collaborate and build meaningful relationships outside of their home province. Each campus, and each design team, has a mix of rural and urban participants from diverse economic backgrounds. Students learn the value of their own perspective and the differing perspectives of those around them.  Go to for more information and to apply.  Shad applications are open now and the deadline to apply is December 6th at 11:59pm ET.

Volunteering Opportunities

Great volunteer opportunity to assist seniors, sharing your computer and IT Skills at Marion Village an assistive living and independent care complex close by.  Residents would likely need assistance with social networking media, email, connecting with family on zoom as well as aps and cell phone help.  Please see Ms. Giesbrecht if you are interested in this position.

Job Opportunities

Job and volunteer opportunities at Camp Thunderbird and the YMCA-YWCA of Vancouver Island. We have quite a few openings well suited to high school students, and we are actively seeking applications for students interested in working with children and youth in outdoor settings.
Summer camp counsellors work at Camp Thunderbird with groups of up to 10 campers to lead and share fun activities such as archery, canoeing, hiking, swimming, and camping.
Students in Grades 11 and 12 are eligible to volunteer in the summer, and Grade 12 students can apply for paid positions. Both jobs are listed on our website.
We are also hiring for lifeguards at both Y locations (Westhills and Downtown).
We are a values-based organization that puts caring and respect first; we provide a supportive and fun environment for a first job.

Walmart is Hiring!
Walmart is looking to fill all roles in the new Victoria location
(1644 Hillside Ave)
InterviewME Registration Eligibility:
must be between ages 15-30
must be legally able to work in Canada (includes student and work visas)
Walmart Hiring Event Eligibility:
must be 16+
casual (8+ hrs), P/T (12+ hrs), F/T (28+ hrs) positions available
Youth must attend both these dates:
Walmart Interview Prep Workshop
Tues Nov 23rd 2:30pm -4pm
Walmart presentation
Interview answers prep
Tips to nail the interview
Walmart Digital Hiring Event Nov 24th, 2021 1-3pm
Interviews with the Walmart Talent Team
Everyone who attends the workshop will receive the link to the hiring event.
Youth can register by filling out the form below.
Once youth have completed the form, they will be contacted by staff with further details and the link to participate in the event
(you can request to be included in communications by emailing the link below)
If  youth are already registered, please email
to ensure they are added to the event

Ross Place is an all-inclusive senior’s community looking to hire students for serving and dishwashing on a part-time or casual basis.  Email: Molly Cembrano, Human Resources Assistant.  Click here to see job descriptions.–volunteer

Oak Bay Rec. Centre is hiring!  Click here to see the positions and application instructions–volunteer

Thrifty Foods James Bay is hiring:

Toy’s R Us is hiring cashiers, early morning stockers and sales associates
Cashier –
Early morning stocker –
Sales Associate –