Daily Bulletin

Daily Bulletin

Daily Bulletin

Monday, September 25th  2023

Day 1

SPIRIT WEAR IS COMING!!  Order forms in the office on Tuesday for you to order your own OJSH T’s or Hoodies. Hoodies can be monogrammed (put name on it). Pay in office or on school cash online! Orders MUST be in by October 20. This will be the only order for OJSH - general wear this year.


ALL STUDENTS-  Proofs from photo day are now available for viewing online at smartorders.ca using the code received at the time of your photo. If you have misplaced your code, please see Mrs. Cooper in the office. Retake day for students/staff who missed getting their picture done will be held on October 5th, in the afternoon.


National Day for Truth and Reconciliation/Orange Shirt Day (Sept. 29th)

Our school will be recognizing National Day for Truth and Reconciliation or Orange Shirt Day on Friday, September 29th. On this day please wear orange

OJSH Orange Shirt Design Contest — This year we would like students to be a part of designing our very own Orange Shirts for this national day for the 2024-2025 school year. Designs should reflect what this day means, why it is important, and what reconciliation means for you and all of us. Designs can be given directly to Ms. Newton, or submitted using the QR code that can be scanned which will be circulating on the TVs. This contest will end on October 20th.



Your Gr. 12 Interviews will be starting on Monday, Sept. 25 at 9 am and the 20 min appointments will run throughout the day for the next 7 school days.  Schedules for the interviews are located in the Grad Google Classroom and are posted outside the Wrap Around, in the main office and on the bulletin boards in the stairwells.  The interviews will consist of a counsellor going through your most recent transcript with you, discussing your plans post-graduation and answering any questions you may have regarding your final year here with us at OJSH.  If you need to reschedule your appointment or miss it, please see Mr. Bellerose to book another time to come in.  Thanks and see you next week!



Parking Passes: Students using the parking lot need to get a parking pass. Please bring your licence, proof of insurance, registration, and $5 to the front desk. Parking pass enforcement starts tomorrow. Students who do not have a pass will not be allowed to park in the lot. 


JUNIOR HIGH- Students are NOT permitted off campus at lunch (the outdoor rink, skatepark, etc. is OFF CAMPUS). If this continues to be an issue we will implement a junior high lunch room for all 8s and all 9s where you will have a supervised lunch 



Link for students to request to see a counsellor. 


Any Sr High students interested in tutoring please see the Wrap Around for an application form and more details. 


LIBRARY- Please note that our librarian Mrs. Thiessen is only available on Tuesdays, Wednesday’s and Thursdays. The library is closed on Monday and Friday.


ART -  







We will be running our Cheer program this school year, but will be starting up later than usual at the end of October. More information to come!








Regular Menu



Taco in a Bag



Popcorn Chicken Poutine



Mozza Chicken Burger



Regular Menu

Drink Specials


Iced Coffee

Soup Specials


Hearty Vegetable Beef/Barley Soup


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. Gift cards are available and you can pay online with school cash.


GSA - Any and all students are welcome to join our GSA (Gender and Sexuality Alliance) meetings. These are hosted for the first half of lunch every Wednesday in the Library and are a safe space for all. For our first meeting (Sept. 6th) we will be getting ideas for activities and goals for the year. Students are also welcome to come to as many or as few meetings as they choose. For more information please contact Ms. Baker.


GOLF  Jr. and Sr. Golf Team members, see Mr. Jespersen for forms for upcoming tournaments.


2023-2024 Grad Book







STUDENT COUNCIL- Students interested in hearing about some of the student council's ideas are welcome to join this week's meeting. Thursday 21st at lunch in room 162, computer lab.

Members who are able to attend, please bring your lunch with you. 


OJSH lanyards are for sale again. Show your school pride by sporting one of our snazzy lanyards. $5.00 each. Please see Mrs. Rad in the computer lab at lunch or during breaks to purchase one. 








FACTSnet Employment Opportunities for High School Students:

We have opportunities for High School Students to be employed working on a variety of projects. We have an immediate need to finish hours for Careers Next Generation by the end of September.  After September we start a new year with Careers.  For more information or to apply for a job, email factsumc@gmail.com with your resume, which job you are interested in and how many hours you can commit to before the end of September..  We will contact you to discuss the next steps. If you don't have a resume send an email immediately anyway.  Here are the opportunities.

Virtual IT Support Technician Job Description  (No Experience Needed)

To help with Website design and upkeep. Help with collating resources and organising databases and blogs. Help provide tech support to summer course programs by working in google classroom or assisting with video call support. Work on researching and developing directories of resources for our courses and the community. Help with editing and combining resources for blog databases. This Job may be either full time or part time. It can be virtual any place in Alberta. We have a variety of projects (especially the resource projects). that can be done by most High School students.

 Farm Hand Job Description (On a Ranch Near Onoway Albert)

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 Assistant Job Description (On a Ranch Near Onoway Albert)

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”



SCHOLARSHIPS - One of the most prestigious and valuable scholarships in Canada is now accepting applications.  The Loran Scholarship Foundation is accepting applications for their many different awards and the deadline for application is October 11.  Loran scholarships are open to Canadian citizens graduating high school in 2024 who have maintained a minimum average of 85% and are planning to attend one of the 25 partner universities in Canada in 2024.  See one of the counsellors in the Wrap Around or visit loranscholar.ca for more information.