Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2017

                                                  Daily Announcements

Tuesday Jan. 24, 2017                                   CAFETERIA – Sushi, Bunwiches & salads STORE-open

This week – ADVISORY CHALLENGE –  This is the first week of our “Advisory Challenge”.  We ask the students of the participating advisories to introduce yourself to a student at Oak Bay who you have not met. Check the Announcements every week for the next challenge.  Questions?? Chase and Rachel , two of the peer counsellors at  oakbayhighpc@gmail.com

 2017 OBH VALEDICTORIAN CANDIDATE SUBMISSIONS – are being accepted this week starting today Mon. Jan. 23rd. to deadline Mon. Jan. 30th @4pm.  Forms available in the office.  Due to the office (Ms. S).

EVENING OF DANCE – Evening of Dance Tickets are on sale now!  Shows are from 7-10pm starting tonight, Wed. Jan 25 and Thurs. Jan 26.  Tickets are being sold at the accounts office (to the right of the main office), during school hours. Students/Seniors $8. Adults $10. Get your tickets early as shows do sell out!​

2017 YEARBOOK  Grad Write ups: Grade 12’s please submit your grad write up by next Tuesday, January 31st.  for the 2017 Oak Bay Yearbook. The write up must be a maximum of 100 words.  Go to bit.ly/gradwriteup2017​ to submit your entry.  Your write up may include anything you would like, a quote, well-wishes, memories, etc. The write up must be a maximum of 60 words, or will need to be edited by yearbook staff. If you have any questions, or concerns please email Tessa Kubicek at tkubicek@sd61.bc.ca

 OAK BAY RECREATION – Looking for something to do this Friday after school? Oak Bay Rec is hosting a Minute to Win it Competition from 5pm-8pm in the Youth Centre. Based on the TV game show, this event will divide participants into teams that will compete against each other in a series one minute challenges. Prizes will be awarded to the team that wins the most the challenges. There will also be free pizza and pop for team participants. Hope to see you there!”

REMINDERS- tomorrow –Library is unavailable-Provincial Exams. This Thursday Team Planning and Study Hall no block 2,  Block 8 starts at 9:26.

 THE SCHOOL STORE – will be open Monday, Tuesday and Friday this week.

HANDBALL TOURNAMENT – continues today & Wed. this week. Winners receive a pizza lunch. Come cheer!

Please pick-up – MountainWest Grad photo proof packages in the office for: Geraldine Calderon,   Bina Han, Lillian Ma, Saisia Prangrat, Christian Dale Tolete, Haruka Tokubuchi, Catherine Xu & Hirai Yamaguchi.

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.

CAREER CENTRE  –   *Fairmont Empress Career Fair Grade 11/12 students this Thursday, January 26th, 2017    Crystal Ballroom 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Do you have Empress-ive talent? If so, we invite you to join our team.

We are recruiting for colleague positions in the following areas:

 Food and Beverage (Servers, Hosts and Junior Servers),

 Banquets (Servers and Porters),

 Culinary (Cook’s Assistants, Journeypersons and Chef de Parties),

 Pastry (Cook’s Assistants, Journeypersons and Chef de Parties)

 Stewarding (Stewards Helper’s),

 Front Office (Guest Agents and Guest Services Coordinators),

 Fairmont Gold (Attendants),

 Guest Services (Porters),

 Housekeeping (Housepersons, Room Attendants and Turndown Attendants)

 Royal Service (Agents),

The focus of this Career Fair will be on our Spring Recruitment. This is an event not to be missed!

Please join us in our beautiful Crystal Ballroom and arrive at the porte-cochere entrance off Belleville Street. Please bring your resume, ID and dress to Empress.

Are you not able to attend in person? Please feel free to submit your resume on www.fairmontcareers.com. The open house ends promptly at 12pm. Due to demand, if we are unable to meet with you, we will accept your resume and follow-up accordingly.

*Glanford Middle School is hosting the WorkBC Find Your Fit Tour this Thursday, Jan 26th and Friday, January 27th, 2017.   Find Your Fit (FYF) is an opportunity for students (grade 5 – 12) to explore in-demand occupations and the skills and duties associated with those industries through eight different hands-on, engaging activities. If you are wanting to know more about the Find Your Fit tour, please go to the following link: http://www.findyourfittour.ca