December 6, 2018

DAILY ANNOUNCEMENTS for December 6, 2018     



Robot Demonstration – At lunch today, there will be a robot demonstration from UVIC in the cafeteria space sponsored by the STEM Club.

Barbs Rugby TRYOUTS – Seniors -December 6th

Previous Announcements

Come to the Cafeteria Monday, December 10th through till Friday the 14th to purchase a Santa Gram. For $2 you get to write a card and send it to someone you know in the holiday spirit!  All proceeds go to the Victoria Sexual Assault Center.

The sock drive has been so successful that we’ve decided to extend it one more week until December 10th.  Please think of those less fortunate and consider donating new warm socks to warm up someone’s holidays.

Leadership is putting in a grad/international student mixer at the Royals hockey game on Wednesday, December 12th.  You can register in Mr. Zolbrod’s room (202).  Tickets are free so sign up quick!

Connect to Care is a student lead group whose mandate is to start conversations about crucial topics that youth are facing.  We are asking for Advisory Teachers to give students some time to complete the following survey (  This survey is anonymous and we are NOT asking for any personal information that would lead to identifying individuals.  Instead, Connect to Care is hoping to gather information about the issue in order to start the conversation in our school.

Upcoming at UVic

For any student interested in Computer Science and STEM areas, there is another event they will find worthwhile.  Offered in partnership with local youth-serving and STEM-focused community organizations including Rethink Thinking, Battlesnake, HackUVic, FIRST Robotics BC, UVic’s Let’s Talk Science, and Vancouver Island Regional Science Fair, this FREE event is an opportunity to learn more about some of the great programs available for youth interested in science and technology on Southern Vancouver Island.

Shoe Box is here!  This year we are working with The Shoebox Project, they aim to help local single mothers.  The donation criteria is different this year.  We are mainly looking for small warm clothing like gloves or socks, hygiene items like floss or soaps. For more details check out Donation drop off is in the office.

Cst Perry has set up a questions/concerns box at the table in the counsellor center. Please feel free to forward any questions/concerns to Cst Perry in this manner or email her at . Starting in November Cst Perry will be posting her office time at OB High through the morning announcements. She encourages everyone to come by to see her about any questions they may have or just even to chat.

Grade 11 and 12’s are welcome to attend the university presentations in the Career Centre over the next couple of months.  Check the link below frequently for dates and times as they are subject to change.

Job Opportunities–volunteer


Festival of Trees Event Set Up Volunteers – 1150 Douglas St.

There are many positions available such as:
• Tree assemblers
• Tree movers – help us place the trees according to the map
• Placing signage in designated areas
• Assembling tables, chairs, etc.

Please click this link to see how to get involved

Youth volunteer opportunities available to students.