Announcements Wednesday, October 9, 2019

Daily Announcements

October 9th, 2019    

  • CAFETERIA – Butter Chicken, Pakoras, Samosas


Chess Club meets TodayChess Club will be today at lunch in Mr. Spray’s room (room 309).

Grad Breakfast on ThursdayThe Grad Breakfast will be held tomorrow (October 10) at 8:30 a.m. in the cafeteria. All grads are welcome to come and enjoy delicious waffles and baked goods!

Thursday is Team PlanningReminder that tomorrow, October 10, is a Team Planning day. Students begin school (Block E) at 9:25 a.m.

Halloween Dance TicketsThe Halloween Dance is coming up on October 23! Tickets go on sale tomorrow October 10. Come by the cafeteria at lunch to buy your ticket! Tickets are $10 if you buy one this week.

Cross Country Team  – Please excuse cross country team members at 2:45 today.


Previous Announcements

Student Photo Retakes – Friday, October 18th

Grad Photos October 21st – 25th at Oak Bay Rec Centre.  Sign up at .  $10 sitting fee (cash only).

Would the following students see Mr. Spray in room 309 as soon as possible:

Gur Ben Dor

Kiran Chadwick-Rupp

Gary (Ngai yin) Liao

Parker Morrison

Isla Trenholm

Kelly Hudson

Trevor Neil

Vincelle Andawi

Maguire Lines

Julie Lutes

Mya Keay

Finn Murphy

Avery Dix

Abby Osmond

Annika Huijbregts

Sherry (Xiaorui) Ma

Handball intramurals are starting up on Wednesday the 16th for Juniors and Thursday the 17th for Seniors! Students must make teams of 10 ( 5 guys & 5 girls, 1 teacher may be included) it costs $1 per person to sign up.

Please join the OakBayCareerCentre Instagram page for instant updates of opportunities and information.

The October Creative Writing contest is now open for entries.  The top 3 writers receive a $10 starbucks gift card and a certificate.  See your English teacher or one of the orange posters around the school for more details.

Wanna Make  a Difference at OB?  Come see tspray in 309 to find out how you can become a Math TA.  This is a great way to supports people, learn valuable people skills, get credit or volunteer hours….ALSO Please sign up at the link (

Outside the Timetable Courses, please click on the link below

Attention Grade 11 Students

The SAT exam is required to gain entrance into American universities.  A Practice SAT is scheduled to take place at Oak Bay on October 16th from  8:00am – 12:00pm.  Grade 11 students interested in writing the PSAT need to see Mrs. Giesbrecht to sign up, pay a fee of $25.00 and receive study materials.  Seating is limited and will be offered to students on a first come first serve basis.

Job Opportunities

Are you interested in working for Elections Canada for the upcoming election on October 21st?  It’s great experience and pays really well!  If you are 16 years or over as of October 21st, you can apply to Elections Canada:

You can also visit the local office:  The address is 3970 Shelbourne street (the old CIBC building) and the number is: 1-866-723-1359 – you can ask for recruitment and explain that you are from Oak Bay High and were directed to call about participating in the election.

Come see Mr. Alexander in 211 or the Career Center for more info!