September 26, 2022

Daily Announcements

September 26th, 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

Team Planning, September 28th, Block A starts at 9:55 am.

There will be a short Advisory today after block A.  Please go to your Advisory right away, it will only be 15 minutes then you can head to a classroom of your choice for Focus.

All dance Troupe, Hip Hop crews, Yoga students, and D block ADV dancers please attend a very important meeting in the dance studio after you go to Advisory.

The Cops 4 Cancer head shave will be on Wednesday at lunchtime in the big gym.  Come support your classmates as they get their hair cut & shaved.

Reminder to grads that UVic will be in the Library at lunch on Tuesday, Sept. 27th. The presentation will include information on admissions/academic requirements, the application process, and scholarships.

Reminder to all grade 12’s Capstone proposals are due Sept 30th.

Could all junior girls volleyball players please come to the gym at lunchtime. 

Career Centre University Sessions booked to date.
– Sept. 26th – Western University @ 10:00 am in the Career Centre.
Sept. 27th – UVic @ lunch in the Library
– Oct. 4th – Canadian University Event (52 Universities) from 8:30am-11:30am – Large Gym – Best time for OB –          students to attend is from 8:30-9:30
– Oct. 17th – Uvic and Camsoun Evening event @ 7pm in the Theatre (parents are welcome)
– Nov. 2nd – University of Alberta @ lunch in the Career Centre
– Nov. 4th – Toronto Metropolitan University (Ryerson) @ 11:35 am in the Career Centre

Oak Bay is excited to once again host the Canadian Universities Event (CUE) in-person on October 4th from 8:30am – 11:30am in the large gym.  There will be 52 universities from across Canada for students to connect with and learn more about post-secondary options.

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.  Don’t delay as last year some of these online session filled up quickly.

Victoria Flying Club will be having an Open House on Saturday, Sept. 24th from 10:00am – 3:00pm.  For more information please go to–events

Study and Go Abroad Fair – Tues. Sept 27, 2 – 6pm. Vancouver Convention Centre.  REGISTER

Previous Announcements

Victoria Rotary Clubs are getting ready for our Short Term and Long Term Youth Exchange Programs for the 2023/2024 year. Our deadline for accepting applications this  year is September 30, 2022.   If you wish to travel when you’re in 11th grade, you should apply in September of your 10th-grade year.
There is a Zoom information session on September 21, 2022 at 630pm for students interested.  It requires registration at:
In addition a there is lots of information on both programs to be found at:
Our Website:
See Ms. Giesbrecht if you have any questions.

Please join us for a session with admissions officers representing each of the Ivy+ institutions.  This group includes Brown University, Columbia University, Cornell University, Dartmouth College, Harvard University, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Princeton University, Stanford University, University of Pennsylvania, and Yale University.

Admissions officers will address issues of particular concern to students applying from Canada.  Topics to be covered include highly selective holistic admissions, liberal arts institutions, the financial aid process, and changes in the application process for the coming cycle.  We’ll be welcoming questions from attendees during the program and look forward to an engaging program! Wednesday, September 28th | 7:00PM ET / 4:00PM PT

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 to sign up and get more details to this event.

Monterey Recreation Activity Association would like to start up their iPad Club again for seniors.  They are looking for 4 to 5 students interested in volunteering to help seniors learn to improve their iPad skills.  The Club will be meeting on Thursday afternoons from 3:30 – 5PM.  Please see Ms. Giesbrecht in the Career Centre if you are interested.

 Job Opportunities