Wednesday February 3, 2016 Cafeteria – Pad Thai & Salads
REMINDER TODAY – the course selection process for next year will begin this morning with the three grade meetings Block 3- grade 9. Block 4 grade 10. Block 5 -grade 11. As usual, this will be followed by counsellor/administrator visits in classes over the next few weeks to assist in the smaller group settings. Grade 9s will miss a Science class. Grade 10s will miss a Social Studies class and grade 11s will miss an English class. Teachers will be notified as they are being scheduled now. They will start soon after the Wednesday assemblies. The course handbook is already posted online for students wishing to begin to plan prior to the visits. Course selection forms will be due on February 22n
TONIGHT – You are invited to share in the film screening of “Most Likely to Succeed”; an exciting education documentary brought to you by The Oak Bay High Project-Based Learning Team. Tickets $5.00 Please join us tonight – Wednesday February 3rd, 2016 at 7:00 p.m. for the film viewing followed by a casual discussion and mingle with your friends and colleagues. The location is in the Theatre here at Oak Bay High.
OAK BAY HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL THEATRE PRESENTS- “Bye Bye Birdie” tickets on sale in the Accounts office next to the office. Starts Feb. 19th. Adults – $12. Students/Seniors-$10.
CAREER CENTRE – Job Opportunities – The Butchart Gardens is hiring in five different areas of the business. Applications and information are in the Career Centre if you are interested.
–Student Works Marketing Opportunities – Small business in Oak Bay area is looking for students to help market painting jobs. Training is provided. If you are interested in a part time job over the next few months and summer please come and see Mrs. Giesbrecht for more details.
-FUN JOB – 2-3 students needed to help run two concessions, one at Fireman’s Park and the other at Allenby Park. The jobs will commence from April to end of June. If you are interested please see Mrs. Giesbrecht in the Career Centre.
Greater Victoria Public Library Programs -Teen Volunteers Needed at the Public Library –Volunteers ages 13-18 are needed to help kids practice their reading in both French and English through the Reading Buddies program. See www.gvpl.ca/teenvolunteers for full details.
-The DigiLab (for ages 13-18) equipment is entirely mobile: Have fun while learning a new craft or building skills. http://gvpl.ca/audiences/teens/digilab
-The writing contest opens for submissions this Friday and closes the end of March:
VALAGRAMS –will be on sale this week Feb. 1 – 5th in the Student Plaza. They have a homemade Valentine and a sweet surprise. Valagrams are what to send to your special someone or your best friend. $1.00
GRAD WRITE -UPS – TODAY Wed. Feb 3rd. is the deadline for submitting your write-up for the yearbook. Follow the link on the Quick-Links menu on the school’s homepage or see Mr. Jacques if you have any questions???
HAND BALL TOURNAMENT – Tournament continues in the big Gym at lunch TOMORROW-Thursday Feb. 4th. Fans welcome!
STUDENTS – reminder – Your PARKING LOT is on Goldsmith behind the Tennis bubble. Do not park in the staff lot, you will be towed.
BAKE SALE – tomorrow- Thursday at lunch in the Plaza. Proceeds go towards the Coalition to end homelessness. One leadership group is working with the Coalition to End Homelessness and will be collecting feminine hygiene products for woman who can’t afford them. If you could announce this to your advisory groups, and collect them over the next 2 weeks, the students will be collecting them on Friday February 18th.
OAK BAY TENNIS TEAM – Please go to Mr. Spray’s website to sign up for the TENNIS TEAM or go to bit.ly/obtennis2016 or see tspray in room 309
INTERNATIONAL STUDENT MOVIE NIGHT – tomorrow – Thursday Feb. 4th. 6:00 – 8:30pm in the theatre. Pizza drinks and popcorn will be for sale. Disney’s McFarland is playing.