Thursday May 27, 2016

                     Daily Announcements

Thursday May 26,  2016                           CAFETERIA- Gourmet Hot Dogs (Concession closed tomorrow-SPED Grad)

TOMORROW MAY 27TH. – the SPED Dept. is inviting Staff and Students to GRAD SPOTLIGHT-SPECIAL EDUCATION in the theatre from 9:00 – 10:30 am.

PRIDE CLUB – tonight -May 26 at 5:30 is movie night hosted by the Pride Club featuring the movie “ Pride”.  Entrance by donation or non-perishable food items. Concession stand open

STUDENTS – Would the following students please see Ms. Taggart in Room 304 today at lunch:    Isabella Noriega                  Eduardo Mogica   Fey Sanchez     Stephanie Jung   Jessica Cui     Brandon Turner   Rachel Higgins & Sophie Lund

 INTERACT & AMNESTY & ENVIRO: tomorrow 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

 BIKE TO SCHOOL AND WORK WEEK – May 30 to June 5. Bike to school and have your name entered in a draw for prizes.

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.

  1. MUSICAL – the grade 9 Junior Musical “High School Musical Jr.” takes place June 7th and June 9th in the Theatre at 7:00pm. Tickets available in the Accounts office today or at the door for $5.00.

CAREER CENTRE  –Looking for volunteer opportunities?  Come to the Career Centre.  There are 30 new posting on the volunteer board.            *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. Would the following students please see Mrs. Giesbrecht in the Career Centre at lunch today:  Sophie Hogben, Candra Barber, Zakery Myrowich, Mattie Sanati, Harry Tham, Kieran Patenaude, Brayden Peterson, Kayah Hansen-Sikorski, Meghan Lalikeas, Grace Robson, Max Corman, Sarah Berod, Koby Greaves, Rebecca Mckay and Ben Johnson.

*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:

C4C VOLUNTEERS – this  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