October 17, 2022

Daily Announcements

October 17th, 2022       

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

The Halloween Dance will be on October 27th!  Tickets will go on sale on Monday, October 17th.  The first week tickets are $10 and the 2nd week they are $15.

Junior Boys basketball tryouts are tonight at 8pm in the big gym.

We are beginning Tuesday morning Basketball skills session for all girls from grade 9 to grade 12 in the Small Gym at 7:45am on Tuesday.  Dribbling, shooting, basket attack and post moves!  

Grade 9 students, please return your “Take Your Kid to Work Day” consent forms to your Block A teacher by Thursday.

Would the following students please see Ms. Taggart in Room 304 during Focus today:
Bea Brockmann
Isaac Loxton
Annabel Marcovitz
Ruby McCall
Eric Murphy
Jackson Powell
Rhys White

This year, the UBC Sauder School of Business is hosting an in-person information session for students and family members interested in the Bachelor of Commerce (BCom) program. The UBC Sauder BCom Fall Preview information session is an opportunity to learn more about the admissions process and offers a first look at student life in the program.
We kindly ask that you share the following details with your students.
Event Name: UBC Sauder BCom Fall Preview information session
Date & Time: Saturday November 5, from 9:00am– 12:30pm
Location: Henry Angus Building at UBC Vancouver (map)
Registration is required. Please register at sauder.ubc.ca/event/fall-preview-2022

UBC – Engineering Open House online Oct 13 – 15, on campus in Vancouver on Nov 5.

Career Centre University Sessions booked to date.
Oct. 17th – UVic and Camosun Evening event @ 7pm in the Theatre (parents are welcome)
Oct. 19th – EducationUSA Canada Virtual Showcase – West – 4-6pm REGISTER HERE
Oct. 25th – Ivey School of Business at Western @ 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. 3rd – University of Toronto from 6-7:30pm at St. Michaels University School (see the poster at this link) https://oakbaycareercentre.weebly.com/university-fairs–info-sessions.html
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

Havan Virtual Career Expo for women –  Virtual Construction Career Expo  Nov. 1, 11am – 7pm, with the platform remaining open through Saturday, November 5. The LIVE day will feature panel discussions from 4pm – 7pm, featuring women currently working in the industry.  Register Here

Youths at City Hall Featuring a Q&A with Mayor Lisa Helps – Oct. 18, 3:45 – 4:45.  Learn about city governance. Free. Apps will close on Oct. 16. https://creansociety.ca/event-listings/2022/7/27/youth-day-at-city-hall

House of Commons Page Program – Recruiting 40 bilingual students graduating from high school to participate. Apps due Nov. 6.  Are you interested in becoming a page and being part of an unforgettable year-long experience? The page program hires a new cohort of 40 students annually. (Grade 12’s may apply) Its recruitment campaign begins every September, and those applying must be looking to enroll in their first year of university or college the following September.

High Tech U – Choose your pathway:
Web Development | Techccelerator
Engineering | EngAcademy
See Posting on the Career Centre website for Oct. 12th for more information https://oakbaycareercentre.weebly.com/news–events

University of Toronto is holding a Student Information Session in Victoria on Thursday, November 3.
They will have representatives from all undergraduate divisions available to answer all of your questions about programs, student life, and applying.
Thursday, November 3 at 6:00 PM until 7:30 PM
St. Michaels University School
3400 Richmond Rd, Victoria BC

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

Previous Announcements

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 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 September 2024.  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

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

Campus Nissan Victoria is hiring a part-time Receptionist.  Please click the link for more information about hours and on how to apply.  https://oakbaycareercentre.weebly.com/job–volunteer