October 8, 2021

Daily Announcements

October 8th, 2021               


Student photo retakes – Morning of October 12th

The first Youth for Equality meeting will be TODAY at lunch in room 309.  Please come check it out!  Everyone welcome!

Women Leading Change is Stem – Increasing equity, diversity and inclusion in science, technology, engineering and math.
Date: October 13, 2021 | Time: 5:00 – 6:30 pm | Cost: Free | Location: Farqhuar Auditorium, Univeristy of Victoria | *The event will also be live online.
Women have made great strides in the labour force, but there is still much to address in order to close the gender gap. Women Leading Change in STEM, highlights powerful voices leading change across industries in which women remain underrepresented.
Join us for a conversation with STEM leaders Denise Williams, First Nations Technology Council, Julie Angus, Open Ocean Robotics, Mina Hoorfar, UVic Engineering and Computer Science and Sue Paish, Digital Supercluster that will connect, inspire and empower.
Moderated by: The Honourable Janet Austin, Lieutenant Governor of British Columbia
Please follow this link to see details on a panel discussion being held at UVic called “Women Leading Change in STEM”: https://www.uvic.ca/external/community/women-leading-change/
Register Now for In-Person Tickets or here https://tickets.uvic.ca/TheatreManager/1/tmEvent/tmEvent2947.html

Interested in finding out more about the Grade 10 Numeracy Assessment check out the link:

University Info Sessions – Mandatory sign up to attend a session!!
Oct. 12th Camsoun at lunch – Library – Click here to sign up
​Oct. 14th Waterloo at lunch virtually or virtually in Library – Click here to sign up  The Zoom link will be emailed out the day of the event
Oct. 19th U of Calgary at lunch – Library Click here to sign up
Oct . 21st U of Guelph at lunch virtually – Click here to sign up  The Zoom Link will be emailed out the day of the event.
Oct. 21st UBC at 7pm virtually – Click here to sign up  The Zoom Link will be emailed out the day of the event.
Oct. 26th UVic 7pm –  Virtually via Zoom – Click here to sign up  The Zoom Link will be emailed out the day of the event.
Nov. 3rd University of Alberta 3pm – Library Click here to sign up
Nov. 9th St.FX at lunch – Career Centre
*If you are unable to access the  links from here please go to the Career Centre website.  https://oakbaycareercentre.weebly.com/

Western University is hosting several virtual information sessions of different content and times to meet all students’ busy schedules.  Take a look and sign up at this link.  https://welcome.uwo.ca/what-is-western-like/presentations-events.html 

Get to know the University of Toronto  – sign up for online information sessions at this link.  https://discover.utoronto.ca/

Join Dalhousie University to explore faculties, learn about supports,  connect with profs and students, and get a feel for student life on November 6th.  Register here to attend.  https://www.dal.ca/admissions/open_house.html

SFU will be hosting several types of information session online over the next few months.  Please go to the link if you are interested in learning more or applying.  https://www.sfu.ca/students/admission/tours-events/upcoming.html

Visit the Career Centre website for upcoming University Sessions and how you can attend.  https://oakbaycareercentre.weebly.com/

Math TAs:  Would you like to make a difference at OB high school Are you looking for credits, volunteer hours?  You can be the difference at OB.  Please see tspray in 309 anytime.  Please sign up here to begin the conversation.Math TA sign up link if the link above did not work: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScT9b0cIFjUNVUJ0DLjX7NJPFbrpAADU7EK9uS0CXxDvpqMfg/viewform?usp=sf_link

Previous Announcements

Do you want to write a University of Waterloo Math contest this year?  There is a 2 hour one on Nov.17th with math content up to Grade 11, and the Pascal (Gr.9)/Cayley (Gr.10)/Fermat (Gr.11) one on Feb.23rd.  Come sign up in Rm 308 with Mrs. Smith BY Mon. OCTOBER 18th if you are interested, $2 per contest (math department will subsidize rest of cost).  Get a full size chocolate bar on the day of the contest too!

Tennis Club:  We play every Wednesday Morning from 7:05 until 8:15.  5 steps to join the tennis club
Google classroom code :ezepmdz
Fill out the sign up sheet inside google classroom
Bring 5$ the first time you come for tennis balls
Attend to Oak Bay Rec Covid Rules: Please read inside google classroom
Have fun.  We will supply a racket if you do not have one.

Volunteering Opportunities


Job Opportunities

The University of Victoria Foods Services is hiring in all positions.  Great pay and flexible hours.  Please email your cover letter and resume to eat@uvic.ca

The Fort St. Whitespot is hiring part time workers for 8-20 hours per week in their kitchen.  Please drop your resume and cover letter off at the Fort St. location.

Berwick Retirement Communities is hiring.  Marquise Hospitality is looking to hire culinary, food and beverage service, housekeeping and laundry services to Senior Living Communities.  Please email your resume and cover letter to: Dale Fudge, Director of Hospitality at dale.fudge@compass-canada.com