Wednesday February 24, 2016 Cafeteria – Pad Thai/chicken&veggie & salads
Reminder – Tomorrow – Thursday Feb. 26 – Team Planning and Study Hall – No Block 8
STUDY HALLS – English/Social – Library Math/Science – Cafeteria
8:25 – 9:21 – Team Planning & Study Hall
9:26- 10:22 – Block 1
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
All International students from Brazil, Columbia, Germany, Austria and Spain, Please see Mrs Rahn TODAY ABOUT A VERY IMPORTANT MEETING
AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL: today is Amnesty’s Bring-A-Friend Day. All students are welcome in joining us in room 221 at lunch. We will be introduced to the international organization and you may choose to join the movement by writing letters for people whose basic human rights are being violated.
OAK BAY HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL THEATRE PRESENTS – “Bye Bye Birdie” – Tickets on sale in the Accounts office next to the Office. Adults – $12. Students/Seniors – $10.
JUNIOR GIRLS SOCCER – All grade 9 and 10 girls interested in trying out for Junior Girls soccer, there will be a meeting in room 311 tomorrow- Thursday Feb 25 at lunch. TRY OUTS will be Tue March 1 and Thurs. March 3 at Carnarvon Park
BADMINTON TRYOUTS – continue tomorrow -Thursday after school in the small gym.
Anti-Bullying Day – thanks to everyone who is supporting this day by wearing pink. Everyone wearing pink please come to the Social Stairs at lunch to take a group photo. The person wearing the most “pink” will win a gift card from Tim Hortons!
today- Feb. 24 is the annual Pink Shirt Day, just one of many efforts to raise awareness to the bullying/harassment that many individuals endure. Wear your Pink! LEADERSHIP- will be selling Pink Shirts $5.00 and accessories at lunch , today and Wednesday in the Student Plaza.
CAREER CENTRE – Volunteer Opportunity – Margaret Jenkins is looking for 6-8 volunteers to do some childminding on Monday, April 11th. You need to be at the school by 6:15pm and would be finished by 8:45pm. The ages of the children are 3 -10yrs. You will be playing games, reading and colouring with them in the library while the parents listen to the speaker in the gym. Please see Mrs. Giesbrecht in the Career Centre if you are interested.
*Two grads will be in the Career Centre on Tuesday March 1st at lunch to talk about their Lattitude volunteer abroad experience. If you are headed off to volunteer with Lattitude next year or would just like more information at this point please come and hear the presentation.
*WORK BC “FIND YOUR FIT” TOUR Work BC Find Your Fit Tour is taking place at Esquimalt High School on Monday, February 29th. This tour is an interactive event where students can try the skills they’ll need for different careers in demand in our province.
Please go to www.findyourfittour.ca for more information. Parents and families are welcome to attend between 3:15 – 7:00 pm.
*REMINDER TO GRADS – that the deadline to apply to UVic is Feb 28th. Don’t wait until the last minute. If you have any questions please see Mrs. Giesbrecht or Mr. Alexander.
*Coast Capital Savings is looking to hire their Youth Team again this year. This is an opportunity for students entering grade 10 or 11 next September to work part time, represent Coast Capital at community events focus on a “for youth, by youth” approach to teaching financial literacy. Successful applicants will be expected to work full time during the summer along with Saturdays and some evenings during the school year. If you are interested in this great experience please see www.coastcapitalsavings.com/youthteam or come to the Career Centre for an information sheet.
*Video Gaming Work Experience – Attention Grade 11 and 12 students who like video gaming. There is an opportunity to gain work experience in the field at one of the many gaming companies in Victoria. The week-long placements will start on April 4th and be available until June 3rd . Online registration is open now and will close on Feb 26th. Please see Mrs. Giesbrecht or Mr. Laird for more information or go to http://www.vicvideogames.com to apply.
SANDWICH CLUB – Bubble Teas and Candy on sale tomorrow – Thursday February 25 in the Student Plaza at lunch. The sandwich club is having another fundraiser to raise money to donate to Soup Kitchens across Victoria. Bubble Teas and Candy on Sale this Thursday February 25 in the Student Plaza at lunch.
WHERE’S NUTTY – Congrats to Reed Jones for finding Nutty last week! This week’s clue is-“Of all the rich places that I could be, behind the source of all evil is where you’ll find me!”
MARINE BIO TRIP – to Mexico “Sea of Cortez” meeting next Tuesday March 1st. 7:00 pm in room 231. For information, talk to Mr. Atkinson or Mr. Shrubsole up in Science.
IT’S YEARBOOK TIME!! PLEASE CHECK THE ADVISORY LISTS POSTED ON THE BOARD ACROSS FROM THE BLACK BOX to see if you paid for this year’s yearbook. IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO ORDER A YEARBOOK OR IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS REGARDING YOUR ORDER PLEASE SEE MRS CARBERY IN THE ACCOUNTS OFFICE. *DEADLINE this Monday February 29th.