JOPE clothing

The PE Department will be taking orders for JOPE clothing (gym strip) this week and next. Please click on the link for the order form (which includes clothing options & prices).

Navy JOPE T-shirt   $15 

Navy JOPE Shorts    $15 

Navy JOPE long sleeve T-shirt   $20 


All orders and payments (cash or cheque) must be in to your teacher by Friday, September 14th. If you paid your homeroom teacher, please bring your receipt to me (your PE teacher) and I can submit your item and size request. If you paid on-line, also let me know this and we can get you sized.  If you have any questions, please see your individual PE teacher.

Welcome and welcome back!

Hello students and parents/guardians! Welcome & welcome back to JO!

This year, I am excited to be teaching Physical & Health Education 8, Physical & Health Education 9 and LSPE. Please check this blog often for up to date info on units and class work.

2018/2019 Course Outlines can be found in the pages above. Please click on the tab for your class.

This year, I will only be working on Day 1’s. If you need to reach me outside of classroom hours, I can be found in the South Gym (my office is just past the gym) or please see the “contact me” page above on this blog for further details.

CPR Manual posted – grade 10s

Grade 10’s, here is the link to your on-line CPR manual:

You only study Part A (up to and including Part 5-choking).

A reminder, both blocks, that your course runs during our in-class blocks – May 1, 3, and 7. If you miss one, you cannot get certified.

In this course you will be learning:

  Safety – to ensure that no further harm comes to you or to anyone else,

The Emergency Response Plan – to manage any situation,

CPR – for patients with no breathing,

How to Recognize Heart attacks and Strokes – to get someone to the hospital before CPR is necessary, and

Treatment for Choking – to clear the airway of a person who can’t breathe.

When to use this:

 Level A Course (Adults): 

 The skills you will be learning on this course are for patients eight or older.  Children and infants require different first aid techniques.

Track & Field Updated Schedules & Entries

Track & Field Team Members, click on these links for the updated prelims and city finals schedules:

2018 Preliminaries Schedule Final Copy

2018 City Finals Schedule Final Copy

Here the John Oliver Entries. Please make sure you are in the correct event:

JO Prelims Entries

There is a team meeting Tuesday, May 1st at lunch in the South Gym. This is MANDATORY if you want to compete at the prelims. You must attend!

Dragon Boating May 25th

Grade 10’s, your Dragon Boating field trip has been booked for Friday May 25th in the afternoon (blocks 1-1 & 1-2). This runs behind False Creek Community Centre on Granville Island. First 19 in each class will get to attend and then the rest will be put on a waitlist. Cost is $15. Please return forms and fees by April 25th.

Bus directions to Point Grey

Track & Field team, here are the transit directions to our meet at Point Grey Secondary on April 4th. Please remember to sign in and out with Ms Haysom (near the long jump pits)

Bus Departing From John Oliver:
2:55pm – WB E 41 AVE AT FRASER ST
On Route:
43 UBC
Travelling To:

Get off the bus by the McDonalds on West 41st and the Boulevard. Walk north along the Boulevard and you will see the school & track on your right hand side.

Go Jokers!


Track & Field Workouts – Spring Break

JO Track Team, please click on this link for the spring and distance workouts over the break:  track-training-spring-break-2018

Also, the first meet is Wednesday, April 4th (day 2) at Point Grey Secondary. Events include: 1500m, 400m, Girls Javelin, Girls Discus, Boys Shot Put, Boys High Jump and both Boys and Girls Long Jump. Early Dismissals (leave at 2:35) for all field event athletes will be submitted to teachers the day before.

Note, there will be and a quick team meeting  and a high jump practice Tuesday, April 3rd at lunch in the South Gym.

CPR booked Grade 10’s

Grade 10’s, your CPR classes with the Vancouver Fire Department have been booked. Please make note of these dates and try not to miss one or you cannot get certified:

May 1st, May 3rd and May 7th.

Cost of the program is $30. Please pay Ms. Matheson the first week back from break.