September 23rd, 2021
Any students interested in applying for a position on student Council – please pick up an application in the office today.
There will be a meeting for all Barbs Rugby players, or those interested in playing this year, in Mr. Atkinson’s room (321) at LUNCH on FRIDAY.
All C4C canvassers please return your envelopes to room 313 by Tuesday, September 28th at lunch.
Please excuse the Cross Country team at 2:45p.m. for their race after school today.
Congratulations to the Tier 2 Field Hockey team for their 4-0 win against SMUS yesterday. They played great!
C4C will be selling lots of delicious homemade treats at lunch time TODAY and Friday in the cafeteria. In addition, hot chocolate will be sold for $1 and OB masks for $10 at the front of the school on Thursday and Friday morning! So make sure to bring money this Thursday and Friday for the morning and afternoon! All money will go towards the C4C campaign!
Orange Shirt Day is Coming.
If you like an orange shirt, order them here. Please order before September 25th. I will bring them to school on September 27th. You can pick them up in 309. The cost is $25. (Please pay for them when you pick them up.) All monies go toward bringing awareness to residential school survivors. Orange Shirt Day Slide Deck and a Message from Eddie Charlie. (Many people do not know this, but Eddie’s perseverance played a large role in making Sept.30th a federal holiday. He is a remarkable human being.
Tennis Club: We play every Wednesday Morning from 7:05 until 8:15. 5 steps to join the tennis club
Google classroom code :ezepmdz
Fill out the sign up sheet inside google classroom
Bring 5$ 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.
University Info Sessions
Oct. 5th – UVic at lunch – Library
Oct. 8th – Camsoun at lunch – Library
Oct. 14th – Waterloo at lunch virtually or virtually in Career Centre – Click here to sign up The Zoom link will be emailed out the day of the event
Oct. 19th – U of Calgary at lunch – in the Career Centre
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.
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
The Canadian University Event will be virtual again this year. Students will have the opportunity to join in the virtual sessions with approximately 50 different Canadian Universities to learn about the programs and entrance requirements. Registration is open now and the session take place as follows:
Virtual Fair Time and Dates
o September 27, 28, 29 (Monday to Wednesday) 4 pm – 7 pm (PDT)
o October 2 (Saturday) 10 am – 1 pm (PDT)
o October 4, 5, 6 (Monday to Wednesday) 4 pm – 7 pm (PDT)
Please register at https://cuebc.org/
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
The Practice SAT (PSAT) will take place on October 13th here at Oak Bay for any Grade 11 students interested in applying to university in the US. When students sign up and pay the $35 exam fee to Ms. Giesbrecht in the Career Centre they will be given helpful study materials. Seats are limited and will be held on a first come first serve basis.
Rotary Youth Exchange Scholarships are possible by the generosity of Rotary Clubs around the world. There is a long term exchange of 1 year and and short term exchange over the summer.
They are optimistic that the 2022 to 2023 Rotary Youth Exchange Scholarship Program will happen. The application and selection process for students has begun. It is open to all who meet the following criteria:
Will be at least 16 years old by 30th September 2022 and not 18 years before 30th September 2022
Curious to learn about and experience other cultures
Wants to learn a new language
Willing to step out of their comfort zone to experience a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity
Applications are being accepted through this link: https://yehub.net/cgi-bin/W02_get.cgi?pgid=apobThe sponsoring Rotary Clubs are: Rotary Club of Victoria, Rotary Club of Oak Bay, Rotary Club of Victoria-Harbourside
(The application link is also available on the RYE5020.org website under Long Term Exchange Program – How to Apply)
The deadline for applications is: end of day – 30th September 2021
We are also accepting applications for the Short Term Exchange Program. The link for this is RYE5020.org
See Ms. Giesbrecht or contact Gillian Carrigan at Gillian.email@example.com from the Rotary Club of Victoria-Harbourside
The University of Victoria Foods Services is hiring in all positions. Great pay and flexible hours. Please email your cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org
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 email@example.com