April 5, 2019

Daily Announcements

April 5th, 2019     

  • CAFETERIA – Pizza
  • NUTTY’S LOCKER – Closed


Mighty Oaks winner for this week is Marek Gorman from grade 12.

Grade 11’s & 12’s
Please join us in the Theatre on Friday, April 4th during Focus to hear Dr. Lisa Surridge to speak on “How to Survive and Thrive the 1st Year University.” 

Come support the Barbs rugby team as they kick off their provincial championship defence TODAY at Centennial Stadium. Kick-off is 2:30.

Junior and Senior boys rugby have games this afternoon.  They will be out the last two blocks.

Green Shirt Day – Monday, April 8th, 2019
National Green Shirt Day is in support of the Humboldt Broncos, Broncos player Logan Boulet and organ donation awareness.  Show your support on Monday by wearing green or a jersey.  Click here for more information.

Ocean Science Symposium – May 24th & 25th at UVic.  Two days of engaging and experimental educational activities focused on marine science and technology.  Please see Mr. Shrubsole for more information.

FLOWER POWER!  Oak Bay Interact will be selling flowers and notes to be delivered to your friends from April 8-11 at lunch in the Cafeteria.  1 flower for $3 or 2 for $5.  All proceeds go towards girls education in Malawi.

uStart applications are due into Mrs. Giesbrecht by end of day April 8th.

Grad 2019 Block Party – Friday, May 10th, 4:00-6:00pm at Willows Park Beach Drive.  Friends and family welcome!

April 16th – 18th Social Stairs at LUNCH
$10 each and please bring a piece of ID with you

“Countess Maritza” is playing at The Royal Theatre on Tuesday, April 23rd at 7:00pm.  Tickets are $15.  Please see Manjit in room 213 if you would like to purchase a ticket.

“Kids for a Cause” Club is collecting any new and unused hygiene products to be donated.  Some of the things they need are:  toothbrushes, toothpaste, shampoo, soap and more.  They will be collecting these items in the boxes around the school until April 15th.

Previous Announcements

We at Oak Bay HQ regret to inform you that Nutty has not yet been found.  We have discovered this clue to help you find Nutty!  Here it is:
“The place in which he hides
Is where all the knowledge resides
In a heft book he slides
Where Nutty reads of a bat who glides” 

Society for Canadian Women in Science and Technology is a non-profit association that promotes, encourages and empowers women and girls in science, engineering and technology.  They offer an 8 week free eMentoring Program for STEM Careers.  Essentially students will pair up with a female role models across BC in science, tech, engineering & math careers.  Over email they will discuss career path, post-secondary life, work environments, finances, work/life balance, and what to do with your degree.  Applications are due by April 5th.  Please come and see Mrs. Giesbrecht if you are interested.

Job Opportunities

Barb’s Fish & Chips is hiring.  $15/hour, fulltime, part time, flexible work days and shifts.  Please pick up the application information in the Career Centre.



Would you like to volunteer at the upcoming District Career Fair on April 25th.  There is a morning shift and an afternoon shift.  See Mrs. Giesbrecht to sign up.

Need volunteer hours? Like working with kids? Live close to Margaret Jenkins Elementary? EMJS PAC is looking for reliable babysitters that can child mind during PAC meetings at the school, about two hours 7-9 pm on the last Thursday of each month. Contact jmcdiarmid@sd61.bc.ca for more info.

Victoria Highland Games is looking for volunteers.  The 156th Victoria Highland Games &Celtic Festival will be held in Victoria on May 18-20, 2019.  Volunteer opportunities include: selling tickets, providing info to visitors, helping with fun competitions and activities, helping out in the Celtic Music tent and so much more! Shifts are about 4 hours each and you can do as many as you wish!  Please see the link below if you are interested.   http://victoriahighlandgames.com/games/participate/volunteers/ 

Youth volunteer opportunities available to students.