Tuesday Jan. 10, 2017

                                                   Daily Announcements

Tuesday January 10, 2017                                        CAFETERIA – Sushi and salads

EVERYONE WELCOME!!  Come to the dance studio today after school to join the O.B.H. Ballroom Dance Club!!  We are starting up our SECOND session of 6 classes with Ms. Wanda Kivitt from the Victoria Ballroom Dance Society TODAY (3:15p.m. – 4:00p.m.)!

OPERA FANS – the Magic Flute by Mozart is playing at the Royal Theatre on Tuesday February 14th. at  7:00 pm. Tickets for students are $15.   Students interested should see Manjit after school room 213.

EVENING OF DANCE – January 24, 25, 26 – tickets on sale now at the accounts office (to the right of the main office), during school hours. Student/seniors $8.00  Adults $10.00.  Get your tickets early as shows do sell out!

 Duke of Edinburgh Program Information Session – Are you interested in learning more about the Duke of Edinburgh Program? If so, join us for an informational session on Monday, January 23rd at 7:25 am in the cafete-ria. Come and learn about this amazing opportunity! Parents are welcome to attend.    For more information contact Ms. Taggart at rtaggart@sd61.bc.ca

Scholarship Application Workshop – Grads of 2017 and Parents, Please join Mr. Alexander this Monday, January 16th. from 7:30 – 8:30 p.m. in the Theatre for a Scholarships Application workshop. It is the post secondary and scholarship application season, so please bring all your questions!

HANDBALL TOURNAMENT – Big gym on Monday January 23rd.  Sign-up sheet is in the office. Winners receive a pizza lunch. Each team must have a girl on the court at all times.

 CAREER CENTRE  – McGill University’s Schulich School of Music will hold regional auditions for applications in Vancouver this Friday January 13th and Saturday January 14th.  For more information, please visit: http://www.mcgill.ca/music/admissions/undergraduate/auditions

 *Volunteer Victoria is looking for students interested in taking part in the Canada 150 Youth Advisory Committee.  If you would like more information on how to get involved please contact Ashley at ashley@volunteervictoria.bc.ca

SENIOR DRAMA PROGRAM –presents – Guilty? a modern adaptation of “12 Angry Men” performance – next Thursday January 19th curtain up at 7 pm $5. adults, $2. Student/Seniors.

 The Global and Intercultural Focus Program – “A World to Discover”   Providing students with cross-cultural learning opportunities.  The GIFP program recognizes the need for a student population that can critically analyse global and intercultural issues. Program starts in January 2017!       TOP 5 REASONS TO TAKE THE PROGRAM!    1. Opportunities to travel both locally and abroad!      2. Interact and engage with a diverse network of people from across the world.    3. Become an engaged member of your community through volunteer and program -based initiatives.  4. Gain valuable insight into your own culture and acquire a higher degree of self -awareness.      5. Participate in a program that is currently in the process of being recognized by 7 British Columbia universities.                                            Upon province-wide implementation in 2017-18, students who successfully complete the program’s requirements will receive a designation on their transcript and recognition at participating B.C. post-secondary institutions.  ** Please contact Daniel Mari at dmari@sd61.bc.ca for more information on taking this course in the next semester and on the 2017 summer trip to Japan.