October 24, 2019

Daily Announcements

October 24th, 2019   

  • CAFETERIA – Hot Dogs
  • Nutty’s Locker – OPEN


 Reede Phillips please go to Room 304 during Focus to pick up your jersey.

The Halloween Pumpkin Carving contest will be on October 29th at LUNCH.  Get in to groups of 2-4 and sign up outside the office.  You will get Timbits for top 3 groups.

A Queens – Bader International Study Program representative will be in the Career Centre TODAY at lunch.

 There is a Kids for a Cause meeting TODAY at LUNCH in room 304.  New members are always welcome.

Grade 12s:
Capstone proposals are due TODAY.  Please see your Capstone Advisor ASAP.

TODAY is Zero Waste Day. Pack it in, pack it out!

The Barbs Rugby Team wants to see if there is interest for a tour next spring break (Spring 2021). We have a meeting for parents and players on Wednesday, October 30th at 5:30 in room 231 (Mr. Atkinson’s room).​

Grade 9’s:  Please return your Take Your Kids To Work Day permission forms to your Socials teacher this week.

Update – The University of Toronto will be hosting an information session for grads the evening of October 24th at St Michaels University.  The event will take place from 5:30 – 7:30 pm.  Registration is required so please click the link here and complete the form.  https://apply.adm.utoronto.ca/register/?id=93fdf1ea-1071-4cff-a37d-11422be6d056

 UVic’s High Tech U launches a new season of real-world, technology-focused experiential learning opportunities..  High Tech U  See Mrs. Giesbrecht or Mr. Alexander if you have any questions.

Previous Announcements

 Fire Camp for teens (15-18 yrs.) from March 16 – 21, 2020.  This is a great opportunity for our students who are considering firefighting as a career.   Information and applications can be found at either www.metchosinfire.ca or www.sooke.ca .   ALL APPLICATION’S ARE DUE INTO MRS. GIESBRECHT BY 4:00 PM DECEMBER 18, 2019.  The physical exam does not need to be completed until the student is shortlisted but if you can get one easily and with no charge it would be best to get it done early.  The $200 fee does not have to be paid until the student has been offered a seat in the program.  There are 20 seats available and not all applications will receive interviews.

Wanna Make  a Difference at OB?  Come see tspray in 309 to find out how you can become a Math TA.  This is a great way to supports people, learn valuable people skills, get credit or volunteer hours….ALSO Please sign up at the link (https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScT9b0cIFjUNVUJ0DLjX7NJPFbrpAADU7EK9uS0CXxDvpqMfg/viewform

 Outside the Timetable Courses, please click on the link below

Job Opportunities

Oak Bay Pharmasave Cosmetic Department is looking for an outgoing, friendly, hardworking and creative student to work in their cosmetic department. Please contact Nairn Wilson at cosmetics@oakbaypharmasave.com

The Old Farm Market Oak Bay is having a Job Fair on Saturday October 26th from 10am-4pm at 2585 Cadboro Bay Rd.  Bring your resume, cover letter (optional), and a positive and outgoing attitude!


Volunteer opportunity with the Downtown Victoria Business Association.  This year we are organizing “Lights of Wonder”,  Downtown Victoria’s first outdoor holiday light display and we are in need of volunteers and we thought highschool students would be a great fit.  Here is a link to the Facebook event in case you would like to see what the event is about: https://www.facebook.com/events/669716513524700/  Email:  Gabriela Rivera at gabriela@downtownvictoria.ca  if you are interested.