Tuesday October 11, 2016

                                Daily   Announcements 

Tuesday October 11, 2016                                                                                  CAFETERIA – Sushi/Egg Salad sandwiches

THIS WEEK –   Tuesday – Advisory.     WednesdayGr. 9 Internet Safety Presentation Block 6.   Thursday- Team Planning no Block 8,   Gr. 9 Immunizations, Choir Concert, Party Program@VGH.(full)      FRIDAYSoccer Turf opening ceremony @noon.   

SENIOR BOYS BASKETBALL – Try Outs tonight –  Tuesday October 11  8pm.  Competition Gym.

SENIOR GIRLS BASKETBALL- today –Tuesday 5 – 6:30 – big gym.    Also this Friday Oct.  14th. 2 – 3:30pm.  See Mr. Kinnear if you have any questions??

 SCHOOL PHOTO ORDERS – today- last day to hand them into the office.  RETAKES are Tuesday, November 1st.

THE NUT HUT –  Come on by the Nut Hut to get your hook ups on fresh OB Swag:  Hoodies, Sweats, T’s, Gear Bags and much MUCH MORE!! The Nut Hut is located in the Student Plaza Cafeteria and will be open every Monday, Wednesday and Friday during lunch hours.

 The Live Different presentation will take place during block 3 next Monday, October 17th in the theatre. The presentation was introduced at the staff meeting last month, but if you’d like to know more, please visit http://livedifferent.com/presentations-overview

CAREER CENTRE – Grade 12’s – Lattitude will be in the Career Centre at lunch today.  If you are interested  in volunteering internationally after high school come by to see the presentation. Lattitude Global Volunteering offers students a unique opportunity to learn while volunteering internationally.  If you would like to learn more about this program, designed for students after they graduate, please come to the Career Centre at lunch today.


Southern Gulf Islands Fire / Rescue Cadet Camp – This 5 ½ day camp will take place from March 20 to 25, 2017.  Accepted students will have an opportunity to learn the basic elements of Firefighting, Search and Rescue, Medical First Response and Rope Rescue.  There will be a strong emphasis on teamwork, physical fitness and community service.  Applications can be found on line at www.penderfire.org  or in the Career Centre.  Applicants must be 15 – 18 years of age.  Please mail your completed applications to Deputy Chief Mike Dine by October 31st.  Remember to have Mrs. Giesbrecht review your application before you mail it in so she can arrange for you to receive work experience credits for this week.

Would you like to be a “Soldier for a Day” on November 5th?  This is a day event intended to give an interactive introduction to the various career opportunities available in the Canadian Armed Forces with a focus on the Army reserve.  Please see Mrs. Giesbrecht in the Career Centre if you would like to apply.  They are accepting applications until the 28th of October.

CHOOSE A CAREER THAT MAKES A DIFFERENCE – Join the Faculty of Human & Social Development at UVic for an open house on Wednesday October 26th from 4:30 to 6:30 pm in the Human & Social Development building, rooms A250, A264, A270 & Lobby.  Enjoy some pizza, popcorn, coffee, door prizes and information on Child & Youth Care, Nursing, Community Development Public Health & Social Policy, Health Information Sciences, Public Administration, Indigenous Governance, and Social Work.Oak Bay students are invited to attend a Vancouver Island College Event (30 American colleges/universities) at St. Michael’s University next Tuesday October 11th from 3:30 to 5:30 in the small gym.  Students can see a list of the colleges attending on a poster outside the Career Centre.  There is no need to register for this event

PSAT – Attention grade 11 students interested in heading to a US university after high school.  You will have an opportunity to write the Practice SAT, (PSAT) on October 19th here at Oak Bay.  There is a $20.00 fee to write the exam and seating is limited.  Students will be offered a seat on a first come first served basis.  See Mrs. Giesbrecht in the Career Centre if you would like to sign-up