October 11, 2022

Daily Announcements

October 11th, 2022       

Cafeteria Items: Monday Ali Baba Pizza – $3.00/slice
Tuesday – Wicked Thai Chicken Soup and bun – $5.00
Wednesday – Ali Baba Pizza – $3.00/slice
Thursday – Red Barn Gourmet Hot dogs – $4.00 each – choice of cheese and onions for toppings this year.
Friday – only snacks and salads, etc.  

New Today


Attention Swimmers! Swim gear orders need to be submitted by end of Focus TODAY on google classroom. Email Ms. Holahan with and questions.

Are you interested in learning more about US universities? EducationUSA is hosting an exciting new virtual series. We will Showcase a different region of the United States each month. Our first event will feature the Western United States. We invite students, parents, and educators to learn more about 20 colleges and universities in the USA! Please pass this along to anyone who would be interested.
EducationUSA Canada Virtual Showcase – West
October 19, 7:00-9:00 pm ET / 4-6 pm PT  REGISTER HERE

Do you want to be on stage?  Do you have plans for the upcoming Pro D Day (Oct. 21st)? The Canadian College of Performing Arts 2022 “Spend A Day” event will take place from 9am to 4pm.  To see more information and to register for the event please click the link. https://oakbaycareercentre.weebly.com/news–events/do-you-have-plans-for-the-pro-d-day

UBC Engineering has a few virtual Open House’s coming up.  Please click the link for more information.  https://oakbaycareercentre.weebly.com/news–events/october-05th-2022

UBC Future Global Leaders is an exciting pre-university program for high school students ages 15–18. Try an academic course taught by UBC professors and instructors, get a taste of life at a top-tier university, and prepare to succeed beyond high school. Make friends from around the world as you explore your interests and passions!  Click here for more information. https://oakbaycareercentre.weebly.com/news–events/october-05th-20221280357

TEAC 105 Exploration in Technology – For Grades 10-12.  Apply now for Feb 2023.  Grade 9 students can apply for their Grade 10 year. Click the link for more information.  https://oakbaycareercentre.weebly.com/news–events/teac-105-come-to-the-career-centre-for-an-application

The October Creative Writing Contest is now available. The challenge is to write a letter from the perspective of a famous literary or film antagonist/monster/villain. All entries must be received into the library by 3:30pm on Wed., October 26. The top three winners will receive a certificate and a $10 Starbucks gift card.

Previous Announcements

Career Centre University Sessions booked to date.
Oct. 13th – Royal Canadian Navy will have booth set up outside the Career Centre at lunch
Oct. 17th – UVic and Camosun Evening event @ 7pm in the Theatre (parents are welcome)
Oct. 25th – Ivey School of Business at Western @ lunch in the Career Centre
Oct. 26th – Pacific Design Academy @ lunch in the Career Centre
Oct. 31st – Camosun Nursing Info Session via zoom @ lunch in the Career Centre
Nov. 1st – Gustavson School of Business UVIC @ lunch in the Career Centre
Nov. 2nd – University of Alberta @ lunch in the Career Centre
Nov. 3rd –  University of Calgary @ lunch in the Career Centre
Nov. 4th – Toronto Metropolitan University (Ryerson) @ 11:35 am in the Career Centre
Nov. 16th – Dalhousie @ lunch in the Career Centre
Dec. 5th – Camosun Arts & Science Lunch & Learn in the Career Centre

UBC will not be attending the CUE or coming to Oak Bay for an information session this year.  All of their sessions this year will be online.  Please see the link to register for session here.  https://account.you.ubc.ca/s/events  Don’t delay as last year some of these online session filled up quickly.

Volunteering Opportunities

Heritage Acres and The Vancouver Island Model Engineers will be hosting “The Halloween Express” on October 21, from 4pm-8pm; Oct 22, from 4 pm-8pm Oct 23, from 2 pm to 6pm.  This Halloween event is very popular with about 1200 people attending each evening. It is geared to young families, we have lots of activities such as games, haunted house, graveyard, pumpkin carving and more along with many train rides for everyone!!  We would be excited to have any students who would like to volunteer for their school hours to join us. We ask that these students are mature and eager to work, fun, able to supervise Halloween activities, and get props ready prior to our event.  If they are interested and eager to do some fun work, please have them email me as soon as possible.  Our first fun and exciting activity will be “making scarecrows” on Sunday, sept 18 from 10:30-2:30.  My email is dianawigen@gmail.com to sign up and get more details to this event.

 Job Opportunities