December 3, 2020

Daily Announcements

December 3rd, 2020


Tired of the cold?  Come to the Library at lunch and  watch Mr. Bean in the warmth!  Everyone welcome!

The Cultural Connection Club will be hosting a holiday movie night on Monday, December 7th after school in either the Black Box or Theatre. Only 40 students can attend, so the first 40 that sign up will be able to attend. We will also have some individually wrapped treats.

You still have time to purchase a yearbook.  You can purchase a yearbook through school cash online or come to the office with your $65.00.

Did you know that walking is one of the best ways to get some daily exercise? To encourage this, community leadership is sponsoring a weekly step competition. Submit a screenshot of your weekly step average through google form on Sunday and you will be entered to win great prizes such as Oak Bay swag. There will be a new form linked on the Oak Bay app each week for you to fill out.
Link for google form:
Contact community leadership or Ms. Simpson if you have any questions!

Attention Grade 11’s – Are you considering an American University after high school?  Grade 11 students will have an opportunity to write a Practice SAT (PSAT) exam the morning of Jan 26th in our library.  Seating is limited and will be issued on a first come first serve basis once the student has registered with Ms. Giesbrecht and paid the $25 fee.  Check-in will be at 7:45am with the exam to start at 8:00am and finish at approximately noon.  In order to secure your seat bring in a $25. cheque payable to Oak Bay High School to Ms. Giesbrecht as soon as possible.     

Hi Calling all grade 11 and 12 students! Get ready to test drive your university experience and discover why studying in the Faculty of Environment is more than you think.  Join us for a series of free and informative zoom webinars that will take you on a tour of our offerings.  Each 45 minute webinar features an SFU professor and current students from different majors within the Faculty including Geography (November 24), Resource and Environmental Management (November 26), Environmental Science (November 30) and Archaeology (December 2)  to help you experience how studying in the Faculty of Environment at SFU really is more than you think! Register here.

Previous Announcements

Would you like to write the University of Waterloo Math Contest?  Open to Grades 9-12. The 1 hour math contests this year will be on February 24th (Gr.9,10,11) and April 7th (Gr.12) during Wed Support block.  The cost for you is $2 (you’ll get a contest and chocolate bar on contest day!)  Go to the Waterloo Math Contest website for practice exams and solutions: Listen for announcements close to contest date for location.  Fill out the Google Form at this link:   Please pay either Mrs. Smith in Rm 308 or Mr. Carter in Rm 307 by Jan.29th.  Good luck!

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TEAC 105 – Explorations in Technology at Camosun  (grades 10-12) February 2021 start date.
Students interesting in exploring mechanical engineering, electronics, civil engineering and computer science will be introduced to career options and basic skills to help support their post-secondary decision making.  This course is on Friday afternoons for 13 weeks.  There is an application fee of $43.51 but students do not pay for the course.  Please contact Ms. Giesbrecht if you are interested in applying.