Daily Bulletin

Daily Bulletin

March 24,  2023

Day 1

Junior High LA teachers - please share the message from Admin (in the staff GC) with your students this morning. 

GRADS - If you need to book your grad photo retake, please do so as soon as possible. Information on how to book retakes has been posted in Classroom.

Grads will be selling Cotton Candy at lunchtime every Friday - $4.00 per tub.

Grad photo proofs will be available to view online within 3-6 business days from their session at www.smartphotography.ca. These can be viewed using the code that was given at the time of their photos. If you have lost your code, see Mrs. Cooper at the office.

Grad photo retake day will be held on April 5th, If any grads cannot make that day, there is also information on SMART studio sessions on April 15th.

The 2nd Annual Grade 11 and 12 Scavenger Hunt Competition  will commence Tuesday April 11 and run until Thursday April 20. Trophy and prize will be presented by Dr. Villneff to the winning grade on Friday April 21! 

Chief Aranazhi School is inviting Onoway J. Sr.  High School students to attend a 2 day conference on Hope and Healing: A Gathering for those Traveling from Head to Heart -  April 21-22. This is a learning gathering to deeply connect youth, culture and community. If you are interested in attending - see Mrs. Noyes for more  information. 

ATHLETICS - The final Junior High Badminton tryout is Monday March 20th.  After that we will need to make some cuts due to the large number of interested players. For players that make the final cut, moving forward, practices will run Mondays and Wednesdays from 3:30-5:00 pm to the end of the season.

Sr Boys Handball is Monday March 20th 5:30-7:30pm. Any interested players MUST attend or  talk to Miss Deacon today. 

Senior High Badminton is Tuesdays and Thursdays 3:30-5:30pm

Archery-The next archery practice is Friday, March 24th 3:30-5:00 PM 

Art based field trip to the Art Gallery of Alberta 

A full day is tentatively booked May 12th 2023 Permission slips are in Mrs. McNeice’s Art room.

Last week to get your signed permission forms into Mrs. McNeice for the Art Gallery Field trip on May 12th. 

All forms MUST be in by Friday March 24th. 

This will determine the number of students and the total price per student.  

CAFE CORNER - SPECIALS               

  • Monday - Bacon Cheeseburger $6.50
  • Tuesday - Popcorn Chicken Poutine $7.50
  • Wednesday - Beef Donair $7.50       
  • Thursday - Mozza Chicken Burger $6.00
  • Friday - Salmon Burger, Fries & Juice $10.00             

Soup - Tomato Ravioli $4.00                   

Drink Specials - Mexican Chocolate Café Helado $4.00     

Hot Chocolate                          $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 or vending machines before lunchtime or during class time.

Just a reminder the cafeteria closes after lunch at the first bell!!!

The cafe now accepts cash, debit, Apple Pay, and Google Pay.   We cannot accept prepaid Visa or Mastercards. 

*Please note that there has been a price increase due to inflation in food costs. 

GSA - Everyone is welcome to our meetings every Wednesday at lunchtime in the library. 

Grade 12s - Updated Grad list is posted.

Grad Photo Retake Day is Wed. April 5 - check out Dr. Villneff’s post on the Grad Google classroom if you need to book retakes

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.  Badminton will be happening in the gym at lunch until spring break. 

Girls Exploring Trades & Technology- Female students signed up for the GETT conference on May4th, there will be a brief meeting in room 211 on Friday, March 24th. If you are unable to attend, please check your emails. 

MUSIC - **Please play Sarah Mclachlan’s “In the arms of an Angel” in the background of this announcement for full effect: Music students, your instruments are crying to me from their lonely place on the shelf in the storage room. I can hear them all the way from my office. With just one easy step, you can relieve their pain and sadness. Please, consider adopting your instrument and take it home for the spring break. All it will cost is the sanity of your parents as you pridefully practice your music each day and hand in your pass off assignment on time. The desperate cries are beginning to be too much. Please, consider adoption NOW. For more information call 1-800-COMP-LETE-YOUR-ASSI-GNME-NTON-TIME. Again, that’s 1-800-2667-5678-9884-6655-3452-4009-4566. Don’t wait. Make a decision NOW. 

2022-2023 Grad Book -  Meeting moved to after Spring Break. 


Reminder that OJSH Mustang lanyards are still for sale at the office. $6.00 each. 

TABLETOP GAMES CLUB-  If interested, go to Mr. Law's room (MOD 1) on Monday during lunch. There we will decide club frequency and what games will be available. All grades are welcome. We may have multiple games running simultaneously based on interest. Possible games include everything from D&D to UNO!                       

GRAD 2023 -   A new grad list has been posted at the office and in the Wrap Around. Check it out.If you are on the potential list - see Ms. Dundas to find out what you need to do to get on the Grad list. MEETING AT LUNCH IN LIBRARY ON TUESDAY!


Lac Ste. Anne County is recruiting a Seasonal Community Services Child Care Program Assistant. You will be expected to work July 4 - August 30. You must be a minimum  of 16 years old.  More information is available in the Wrap. 

Jobs with FACTS (Local Organization). These Jobs are specifically for available for OJSH students: 

Farm Hand Job Description (2 Jobs)

You need to be between the age of 16 and 30 for these jobs. You will be developing Agricultural and household Make, Fix and Recycle, and Environmental Networks.  Your team is Researching Ways to Make things from recycled farm materials and (heritage) buildings, Fix recycled farm equipment and to Recycle  farm and household waste. The following skills are an asset: Construction, Fabrication, Mechanics and Computer Skills. We will also train you in these and other skills as needed.  Check the Careers Next Generation Portal for Internship posting “Agricultural Equipment Technician-W-23”  

Horseback Riding Guide (Assistant)Job Description (2 Jobs)

You need to be between the age of 16 and 30 for these jobs. These positions offer Career Opportunities to learn farming skills in relationship to our Equine Networks. Your team is developing Networks by Researching  the following topics Equine Care best practices, Equine Facilitated Wellness, and School Programs involving horses.    The following skills are an asset: Animal Care experience (Especially Equine), and Equestrian skills. Check the Careers Next Generation Portal for Internship posting “Equine Technician Intern-W-23”

Next Steps:

  1. Email factsumc@gmail.com with your resume and describe how you would fit into one of our jobs.
  2. We will contact you to determine if you want to go through the hiring process by preparing for an interview.    
  3. Also Check out FACTSnet Career, Volunteer, and Employment Opportunities for couses funded by the Alberta Government (funding may go away with the new budget) that you could take for free. Also if you are in High School you could register Careers Next Generation Internship and/or courses that will help you get a summer Job not just with FACTS but other employers. 


MACEWAN UNIVERSITY  Evening information sessions are happening now! If you are planning to go to MacEwan or want to find out more about them - visit their website www.macewan.ca

CONCORDIA UNIVERSITY -Students in grades 11 and 12 can meet personally with a recruitment advisor from Concordia University in Edmonton.  See one of the counsellors if you are interested in learning what Concordia has to offer. 

Thursday, April 27 5 - 8 pm

Red Deer Polytechnic Education and Career Expo will be held on Thursday, April 27. This dynamic event makes for a  personalised student experience with more community connections!  During the first session, Grade 8 to 11 students are invited to attend from 9 am – 3 pm, and learn about a range of RDP programs. They can also engage with central Alberta employers to increase their awareness about various careers through hands-on and interactive exhibits.  During the second session from 5 – 8 pm, the community is invited to our program presentations, guided tours, interactive activities, employer exhibits and free applications for admission for prospective students. RDP Academic Advisors and faculty will be available to answer questions.  You don't want to miss this event!

SCHOLARSHIPS - Scholarship information is in the Grad Classroom and in the Wrap Around

Thought for the Day 

Spring break is nature’s way of saying, Lets Party! -Robin Williams