Thursday May 19, 2016

                     Daily Announcements 

Thursday May 19, 2016                                                               CAFETERIA- Gourmet Hot Dogs & Salads

todayThursday May 19   – Team Planning and Study Hall – No Block 1

STUDY HALLS – English/Social – Library         Math/Science – Cafeteria

8:25 – 9:21  – Team Planning & Study Hall

9:26- 10:22 – Block 8

10:27 – 11:07 – Focus Block

11:12 – 12:08 – Block 2

12:08 –  12:56 – LUNCH

1:01 -1:57 – Block 3

2:03 – 2:59 – Block 4

GRAD SONG REHEARSAL – at lunch today in the Black Box. Bring a friend.

GRADE 8 ORIENTATION TODAY –  for those who signed up to help out this afternoon. Please meet in the big gym at 1:40 to get your T-shirt at get set up.

C4C 2016 – There will be a meeting at lunch this Tuesday May 24th in Room 300 to nominate our campaign leaders. If you would like to be an active member of the leadership core (campaign leaders and project leaders) please be at this meeting. ​”Together. We Can. Make a Difference.”

PRIDE CLUB – this Thursday-May 26 at 5:30 there will be a movie night hosted by the Pride Club featuring the movie “ Pride”.  Entrance by donation or non-perishable food items. Concession stand open.

ALISSA YORK – is reading from her new novel The Naturalist at 7:30 tonight at Russell’s on Fort Street.

Cultural Connection Program:  We are getting ready for next year.   Are you interested in making new friends from all over the world? Then you should join the Cultural Connection Program! This is a great way to students of Oak Bay to get to know each other. If you’re interested and would like to learn more, follow the link to our sign up sheet.

INTERACT & AMNESTY & ENVIRO: On Friday, May 27th from 7pm to 9pm, Oak Bay Rotary-Interact (International Action), Amnesty International, and Environment Team will be holding a 2nd Annual Year-End Celebration Ceremony where club members will be sharing club experiences and accomplishments. The keynote speaker will be internationally acclaimed 18 year old inventor Ann Makosinski. Friends, family, neighbors, students, teachers, etc. are all welcome to attend. For more information and to respond to the invitation, please visit or email

 CAREER CENTRE – Want the chance to see Tessa & Scott at Stars on Ice for free?       Volunteers needed for Lindt / Stars On Ice!   Skaters and their families & friends have a great opportunity to help out at the Victoria Stars On Ice show on May 21 at Save on Foods Memorial.  Volunteers receive free admission to the show and will be helping to distribute Lindt chocolates to people attending during intermission.    Great way to get Volunteer hours!   To participate you need to be 16 years of age and older.     Volunteers will need to arrive at 4:30pm.   Please email eventcsr@gmail.comHeader: “Victoria SOI”    In Email: Names, Emails, Phone Numbers, Ages

*ONE WEEK WELDING CAMP  –Who: Students aged 12 – 15     When: July 4 – 8th, 2016; 9:00am – 3:30pm  Where: Spectrum Community School, 957 West Burnside Road    What: A five-day welding introduction that covers safety, welding processes, and allows students to weld their very own projects.

This week-long camp is completely FREE (generously supported by the CWA Foundation). Breakfast and lunch are provided for all five days, in addition to a student/parent BBQ on the Friday!     Pick up an application package in the Career Centre if you are interested.  All applications will be due by Friday, June 10th, and are to be submitted to the Careers & Transitions Office at 556 Boleskine Rd. or scanned copies can be sent directly to Nicola Priestley at

 *Reminder to all students who signed up to take a Dual Credit course next year that you need to hand in your Online Camosun College Confirmation to Mrs. Giesbrecht.

*Volunteers Needed:      Event: EMJS (Margaret Jenkins) Spring Fair Fundraiser.  June 3, 5-8pm.    Jobs for students:  Can work in shifts and swap roles if interested.   – 3 x 1-hour shifts: 4:45-5:45; 5:45-6:45; 6:45-7:45. (possible other shift, 8pm-9pm, for 2 kids, if we do a movie)        – Could use up to 8 kids for each  shift:

  1. Field Games supervision: monitor & referee play, reset equipment, encourage and assist younger kids. (2-3 kids)
  2. Cupcake walk: run the music, select & call out numbers; supervise behaviour & assist younger kids. (2 kids)
  3. Face Painting:  Supplies provided, just bring your creativity! (1-2 kids)
  4. Tattoo & prize tent:  apply tattoos & assist with “wheel of fortune” prize board.  (1-2 kids)     Please see Mrs. Giesbrecht if you would like to volunteer.

SUMMER SCHOOL – 2016  Summer School  registration forms and Continuing Education Summer Registrations forms can be picked up in the office.

C4C VOLUNTEERS – Sunday May 29 there will be a Spring Kids Fun Fair at Willows Beach in support of C4C. We need a number of volunteers to help out with the running stations, baking, selling food, set up & take down. See Ms. Kinnear in room 313 anytime to sign-up for this fun and rewarding event.

OAK BAY FILM & TELEVISION –  will be holding a short film festival on Friday, June 3rd during focus.  We are opening the festival to entries from all Oak Bay students.  Entries must be submitted to Mr. Laird by Monday, May 30th and be no longer than 5 minutes.  See Mr. Laird in 151 for details.

TWILIGHT SHUFFLE – for those interested in running the Twilight shuffle Run for charity on June 26th. at UVic- sign up before June 24th and visit  for details