Wednesday March 1, 2017

                                                           Daily Announcements

Wednesday March 1, 2017                                                             CAFETERIA –   Pad Thai & salads

FREE DANCE SHOW – Come to the theatre at lunch TODAY  to see a FABULOUS and FREE dance show!  Students, Teachers, Staff, Everyone welcome!!

 Good luck to the Boys’ Ski Team who left yesterday for Provincials.  This is the first time ever that Oak Bay will be represented at the Provincial Championships for skiing and snowboarding.  Go FAST boys!  Make Oak Bay proud!

SAILING TEAM – Those students interested in the Sailing Team-first meeting next Monday March 6th.  in room 312 at lunch.  No experience required.

 SCHOOL MUSICAL – “Legally Blonde” tickets are on sale at the Accounts office –  4 Show Dates left: Mar. 1, 2, 3 & 4 7:30 pm. 

 Oak Bay High School- Me to We Club is hosting a “Week of We” – March 6-10 – with a new cause each day. Monday- Water Awareness, Tuesday- Bake Sale at lunch. Wednesday- Celebrating Influential Women. Thursday – We Walk for Water (come on over to the track at lunch to see a great race) Friday- Zinc Day. Did you know that just one AA battery has enough Zinc to save the lives of 6 children? Please bring in your old batteries to the collection boxes outside of the Library and in the Cafeteria all week.

 COMMUNITY LEADERSHIP STUDENTS – Please return your yellow leadership T-shirts immediately.

 GRAD 2017 – All the information you and your grads need to know about Oak Bay High Grad 2017 is available on the school website.  To access this information from the website, select “Student Info” – “Oak Bay High School Grad 2017” and then click on the appropriate grad hat.  This year we will not be emailing information to parents and students individually.  The Grad 2017 website will be updated as more information is available.

CAREER CENTRE -Fleet Maintenance Facility CAPE BRETON (FMFCB) is once again offering their Secondary School Apprenticeship Program this summer from July 4th to September 1st.   The Secondary School Apprentice intake for this summer will include the following Trades;     – Various Metal Trades    (e.g., Metal Fabrication, Sheet Metal & Welding)- Various Hull Trades(e.g., Shipwright/Joiner, Painter, Lagger, Electroplater & Rigger)      – Pipefitter- Electrician (Marine & Weapons)         – Machinist         – Millwright      Applicants must meet the following requirements in order to be admitted to the Fleet Maintenance Facility – CAPE BRETON – Secondary School Apprenticeship Program.       Be between 15 – 19 years of age and currently enrolled in grade 10, 11 or 12.        Have their parent’s/guardian’s written permission. Demonstrate an interest, aptitude and a level of maturity suitable for a trade with the Department of National Defence.Successful candidates must secure a “Reliability Status” security clearance. Come to the Career Centre and see Mrs. Giesbrecht for more information and an application form.  Applications are due into Mrs. Giesbrecht by April 3rd.

*Rustic Pathways will be outside the Career Centre on Wed. March 1st. at lunch if you would like to learn more.   Rustic Pathways is an educational travel company that provides high school and gap year students with opportunities to step outside their comfort zones, embrace a new and different way of life, and make a positive impact on the world.

*Encounters with Canada is now accepting applications for next school year.  ENCOUNTERS WITH CANADA  is a unique opportunity for Canadian teens to meet other young people from across the country. Spend an adventure-filled week in your nation’s capital! Check out future career options, discover your country, share your hopes and dreams. For 34 years, EWC has delivered a rich and varied, bilingual program. To date, more than 106,000 youth have lived the EWC experience… now it’s your turn!  Please see the website for complete details on the program.  Students are not able to apply directly; you must see Mrs. Giesbrecht so she can forward your name to the Western Representative.

*The School of Health Information Sciences has rescheduled their open house for next Tuesday March 7th from 4:30 to 5:30 in the HSD Building, room A264. Join them for pizza and refreshments and learn about the rapidly expanding field of information technology in healthcare.

*James Bay Market is looking for about 6 volunteers to work in their Coffee Kiosk making coffee, serving the public, doing cash and some cleanup. They also have opportunities in the info tent handing out brochures to the locals and tourists and in our Children’s Area doing crafts with our young visitors who are always accompanied by an adult.   They are operated by the James Bay Market Society a non for profit society. Hours and shifts would be every Saturday from May 6 to September 30th from  8:15am to 12pm and 11:45am to 3:30pm.   The Children’s Area time is 10 to 2 in time.  Replies to