November 28 Day 2
Dr. Villneff’s advent calendar starts December 1! She is drawing from all students in the school each day - if your name is picked she will check PowerSchool to see you haven’t been late to any classes in the past 5 days,and if you haven’t, your name will appear in the next day’s Daily bulletin. You will get to take the prize out of the calendar in the office, get a picture and be on your way. Prizes can be claimed at lunch and range in value from $5.00 to $10. Good luck, everyone!
The Business Entrepreneurship class has a project they are working on. They need students to donate books. A book sale will take place on the 6th and 8th of December. If you have any books you don’t need, please give them to Ms. Jensen.
2021-2022 Yearbooks: Grade 9-12 students: If you want one now they are $35
Jr Boys Basketball tryouts continue:
NO JV Boys Monday
Tuesday Sr Boys and Girls 3:30-5:30
Tuesday Jr Girls Practice 5:30-7:30pm
Tuesday Jr Boys Grade 9 Tryouts 7:30-9:00pm
Wednesday Sr Boys Practice 3:30-5:30pm
Wednesday JV Boys Practice 5:30-7:30pm
Wednesday Jr Boys Grade 8 Tryouts 7:30-9:00pm
Thursday No Basketball
DECEMBER DODGEBALL IS STARTING!!!! SIGN YOUR TEAM UP AND HAND IN YOUR FORMS TO MISS DEACON OR MRS GIESBRECHT BY THURSDAY DECEMBER 1ST!
Volleyball Intramurals Playoffs:
Tuesday Nov 29th:
- Court 1: Marshal’s team is playing the winner of the 28th game
- Court 2: The Maestros vs R.A.C.K.E.D
Thursday Dec 1st:
- Winners of Tuesday’s games play in the finals
TOUR GROUP - Costa Rica travellers!
VERY important meeting. December 22, 2022 @ 19:00 in Mr Missfeldt’s room (204).
Bring your completed forms and your valid passport.
See our Google Classroom for details or go talk to Mr Missfeldt at lunch.
CAFE CORNER - Specials
Friday - Hot Dog $3.00
Soup - Chicken Cheddar Broccoli Soup $4.00
Drink Specials - Peppermint Mocha Latte Frappe $4.00 or Oat Nog Latte $4.00
Cafeteria hours are Monday (or Tuesday after a long weekend) 10:00am to 3:00pm, Tuesday to Thursday 9:00 am to 3:00 pm and Fridays 9:00 am to 1:00 pm.
Junior High students are not permitted to use the cafeteria during class time.
Just a reminder the cafeteria closes after lunch at the first bell!!!
The cafe only accepts debit or cash. We cannot accept prepaid visa or mastercards.
GSA - Everyone is welcome to our meetings every Wednesday at lunchtime in the library.
Grade 12s Information on diploma exam prep courses is starting to arrive ask your Diploma course teacher or check out info in the Wrap Around
GYM - Access to the gym at lunch is restricted to students who have clean indoor shoes to wear. Students may come in starting at 12:00. The only door open will be the door closest to the Pit area. Students will be expected to show the teacher their clean indoor shoes before entering the space. See the schedule posted by the door for a list of the daily activities.
NASP Archery Team: The next practice for the OJSH archery team will be on Monday, November 28th. Archery will run every subsequent Monday from 3:30-5:30 in the gym. The NASP program is open to all students at OJSH. All students in grades 8-12 will be able to start coming this Monday. Please see the front desk for a permission form. This must be signed and brought back to Mr. Jespersen, Mr. Law or Mr. Thiessen before you will be permitted to use the archery equipment.
Intramurals - The Volleyball Intramurals Schedule is posted on the Gym Bulletin Board. See the make up schedule on the gym bulletin board.
MUSIC - OJSH Presents our Winter Concert on Thursday, December 1st @ 7:00pm in the school gym. Please come have a listen to what we’ve been up to!
- Folder orders are due TODAY!!! :-)
- GRADE 8 - IF YOU HAVE NOT FILLED OUT THE INSTRUMENT RE-SELECTION FORM ON GOOGLE CLASSROOM PLS DO ASAP!!! If you do not fill it out, I will assume you want to stay with your same instrument! Thanks!!
STUDENT COUNCIL- PREP WITH YOUR REP! Student Council grade and group representatives will be available on Tuesday, November 29 @ lunch in room 165 (room across from the student council room). They will be free to hear your concerns, listen to your ideas for spirit days/activities. Please use this opportunity to have your voices heard!
Grade 11 & 12 Rep: Georgia Janz
Grade 10 Rep: Jaymeson Hailes
Grade 8 & 9 Rep: Brooke Roy-Johnston
GSA Rep: Piper Watts
Indingenous Student Rep: Michael Potts-Kootenay
Indigenous Phrase of the Week Video:
20k Sock Day! For the month of November, Student Council is challenging all Day 1 block 1 classes to participate in the 20k Sock Day challenge. The goal is to collect as many NEW pairs of socks to donate to our local food bank. Every morning on day 1 Mrs. Ross will visit each class to collect and tally all the socks. We will display our growing donations in a “sock’o’meter” in the main foyer.
At the end of the month, the block 1 class with the highest percentage of participants will win a pizza party. Good luck to all and this is a great opportunity to give back to our community. ONLY 3 Days LEFT!!
GRAD 2023 - The Grad class list for 2022-2023 is posted in the office and in the Wrap Around. Please check it - make sure your name is spelled correctly. If you are on the Potential List - or your name does not appear at all - please see Mrs. Villneff or Ms. Dundas to find out what you need to do in order to get your name on the list.
POST SECONDARY SCHOOLS - NAIT’s Virtual Open House is still available online until Nov. 30. You will get the opportunity to:
- Visit over 100 online booths showcasing NAIT’s programs and services
- Watch recorded virtual presentations on how to apply, student funding and more
- Watch videos and download helpful resources
- See one of the counsellors to find out how you can access this.
You can do in-person lab tours at NAIT! Nov 28-to Dec. 1 - Get an inside look at NAIT’s state-of-the-art labs and equipment! This is a great opportunity for students to have their program questions answered directly by instructors. Get more information and register at https://www.nait.ca/nait/admissions/tours-events-and-info-sessions. You can check out the labs in each of the following programs:
The University of Alberta is running a Program Discovery Week The faculties have a full week of virtual events planned from December 5 - 8, geared towards helping students find their path at the U of A. Whether you want more information on your top program choices or are still exploring multiple options, there’s something for everyone. Registration is available at uab.ca/programweek.
SCHOLARSHIPS - Scholarship information is in the Grad Classroom and in the Wrap Around
Attention Gr.12 students!! The TD Scholarships for Community Leadership are now accepting applications. This scholarship program recognizes students who have demonstrated an outstanding commitment to community leadership and have a minimum average of 75%. The scholarships are valued at up to $70 000 over four years. The deadline for application is 1 pm EST on Nov. 15, 2022.
Thought for the Day
Failure is so important. We speak about success all the time. It is the ability to resist failure or use failure that often leads to greater success. – JK Rowling