September 12, 2018

Daily Announcements

September 12th, 2018  




Student Parking Reminder – Students parking is available in the lot by the Rec Centre (off Goldsmith).  Parking is not available in the FRONT or BACK parking lot.

Cops For Cancer T-shirts will be sold this week at lunch for $10 by the Cafeteria.

Everyone interested in being involved in the Senior Musical “Mary Poppins” please come to a meeting after school TODAY in the Theatre.

Cultural Connection will have their first meeting of the year in room 206 after school TODAY.

Outdoor Pursuits – First meeting is from 3:10-5 TODAY in the small gym.

Fitness 11 to meet TODAY at lunch in the Gym.

Anyone in Leadership or anyone who wants to be in Leadership that hasn’t attended a meeting.  There is a MANDATORY meeting in the Foods room TODAY at LUNCH.

All students interested in FIRST Robotics team, please come to a meeting in room 151 at LUNCH on THURSDAY.

If you are interested in getting involved in the school, come apply for Student Council on THURSDAY, September 13th at LUNCH in room 143.

Tennis Club meets on Wednesday mornings from 7:00am-8:00am.  Cost is $5 for your first time.  All skill levels welcome

The school’s all-inclusive club THE GSA or PRIDE club will begin meeting every Tuesday at lunch in Room 208.  Please join us if you are supportive of Gender and Sexuality freedom, comfort and safety for all humans, want to promote rights and  freedom of expression.   We meet to discuss a wide range of issues, and organize a number of events throughout the year.  For more information, contact Mrs. Gillespie in Room 208, or send an email anytime to

Previous Announcements

Attention all Peer Tutors, we will be having our first meeting this FRIDAY, Sept 14th at 2:00pm in room 123.  Please see Mr. Evanchiew if you are unable to attend.

XC practice Friday after school.  All welcome.  Meet at the track.

Pacific Opera– Anyone interested in coming to “Beethoven’s Fidelio”, it is playing on Tuesday, October 9th at 7:00pm at the Royal Theatre.  Tickets are $15, if you are interested in going please see Manjit in room 213 after school.

Grade 11 students interested in writing the Practice SAT here at Oak Bay on October 10th from 8:00 am to 12:00 pm need to sign up as soon as possible.  There are limited exams which will be allotted on a first come first serve basis.  There is a $25 fee which must be paid in advance to reserve your seat. See Mrs. Giesbrecht in the Career Centre to sign up and receive study materials.

Wanna make a big difference and get 4 credits doing it?(OR volunteer hours or reference letters…) Come talk to tspray about being a MATH TA.  No HW and tonnes of growing and learning. Sign up here​ and talk to your math teacher or tspray in 309 anytime.

Dr. Gregory Rowe & UVic’s Department of Greek & Roman Studies offers a free Latin Class for Teens.  Registration begins now and more information can be found at  See poster outside the Career Centre for more information.


Moss Street Market is looking for volunteers.  Volunteers are not expected to participate every Saturday. We ask that they fill out the application though, so that they can be scheduled. At the moment, I am most in need for the Information Tent, Green Team, and Coffee Tent.  Here is a link to our website which has a page explaining the various volunteer positions (Volunteer Information Sheet). Please take the time to apply if you are interested. Volunteers are given a $5 Market Bucks coupon which can be spent on any vendor in the Market.  I also have a letter which I can send verifying the hours of participation a volunteer has contributed.

Would you like to volunteer and be a part of the action at the giant Vintage Expo on Friday and Saturday, September 21-22?  They desperately need help with set-up, decorating, ticketing, greeting and welcoming guests, taking pics and videos, helping vendors and guests around the venue, info booth, moving and more.  Please fill out this quick form asap!  As a thank you, volunteers enjoy a full weekend pass to the event for themselves and a guest, free coffee from our generous sponsors at Capital City Café and a special gift from us.  Thank you! We truly appreciate your help in supporting our event and our vibrant vintage community.

Women in Need With your help we can continue to empower and support over 1200 women each year as they strive for wellness and self-sufficiency.  Contact to express your interest or call 250-480-4006.

Canucks Autism Network is looking for volunteers
I Can Swim Saturdays 4-5:45, Sept. 29th to Nov. 24th at Juan Du Fuca Rec Centre
I Can Play Sports & Be Active, Sat. 1:15-3, Oct. 10th – Nov. 28th at Royal Oak Middle School
I Can Skate 4:30-5:30, Sept. 29th to Dec. 8th  at Juan Du Fuca Recreation Centre
Miscellaneous family and community events throughout the year. Join a team of passionate staff and volunteers! Must be 16 yrs. of age or older.  Apply at